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Practical information

Venues and on-line attendance

The main Symposium venue is Corpus Christi College, Oxford. Information on how to reach the college is available here.

Free Communications and the Symposium dinner are hosted by All Souls College Oxford, with more information here.

In addition, on-line attendance will be possible as well. A link will be sent to all that have registered for on-line attendance 24 hours before the start of the conference.


From London airports

From London Heathrow and Gatwick airports, take The Airline coach service, which runs 24 hours a day. You can also get to Oxford by train from Heathrow via London, and from Gatwick via Reading.

From London Stansted airport, take the Stansted Express train service to London Liverpool Street and then take the tube to either Paddington or Marylebone for direct trains to Oxford. Alternatively there is a National Express 737 coach service.


Direct services run from London Paddington (serving Oxford station) and London Marylebone (serving Oxford and Oxford Parkway stations). Other services operate from the north via Birmingham New Street; from the south via Reading; and from the west via Didcot or Reading.

For details and to plan your journey, see contact National Rail Enquiries.

Oxford Railway Station is a 5-10 minute walk from the centre of Oxford.


The Oxford Tube offers a direct service between Oxford and London, running a frequent timetable on a virtually 24-hour basis, Monday to Sunday. 

For information on coaches from other major cities and airports, contact National Express.

Parking in Oxford

Many Oxford streets are closed to traffic and parking is severely limited. Visitors are encouraged to use the five Park and Ride bus services. Please refer to Oxfordshire County Council’s up-to-date traffic information for details of all local road works and any disruptions likely to delay your journey.


Places to stay can be found and booked using the following websites:

Places to eat

Oxford is home to many excellent (and inexpensive) restaurants. A list of suggested eateries will be included in the delegate pack.