Only 3 Days To Go!

As the conference is fast approaching, we have prepared some information that you may find useful. Please see below.

We would also like to remind you that you will need to bring your E-Ticket with you, either digitally or printed. To help with this, we will resend your ticket link on Thursday the 5th.

If you have any questions or require further information, please Click Here to contact the conference team or call 01827 234 007.

Conference Venue 

Leeds Beckett University,
Headingley Campus,

Upon arrival, please use the Universities main entrance on Churchwood Avenue.

Conference opening times and Registration 

If you are staying at the Kirkstall Brewery (the conference accommodation) on Friday night, you will be automatically registered for the conference. When you check in to the accommodation, you will be given your name badge etc… On arrival please go to reception.

If you are arriving on Saturday, the conference registration is in the Jubilee room between 07:00 – 09:00.

Tea & Coffee will be served in the three exhibition areas from 07:00 and then throughout the day.

The welcome and opening address, conference start. Is at 09:15 in the Arena.

Collecting your Free Baselayer

Helly Hansen arevery generously giving everyone attending the conference a Baselayer. To claim you Baselayer just goto their stand in the Acre Room and complete a simple questionnaire. They have a Baselayer for everyone so you can visit them at any time during the conference to collect yours.

Refreshments, Lunch andDinner on Saturday Night

Refreshments will be available all day during the conferenceSaturday & Sunday in the exhibition areas. Lunch will be at 12:30.

Dinner on Saturday Night

The Dinner on Saturday evening is in the Arena, just after the last workshop of the day. Drinks at 18:00 and Dinner at 19:00. Dave Bunting MBE is our after-dinner speaker.

For mroeinformation about this talk, please Click Here.


The accommodation is at the University Halls in Kirkstall, The Kirkstall Brewery. This is a short distance away (1.6mls). The details of the accommodation can be found on the website. Please Click Here for more information.

Address for accommodation

Kirkstall Brewery,
Broad Lane,

Access via Kirkstall Road – (For Sat Nav use LS5 3RX).

Accommodation – Check-in and Checkout

Check infrom:14:00 on Friday 6/9/19
Check out: 10:00 on Sunday 8/9/19
There is24hrreception and security.


There will be free on-site parking at both the Accommodation and Conference on Saturday & Sunday.

Coaches to the Conference

Coaches will be shuttling between Kirkstall Brewery Accommodation and Leeds Beckett University Headingley Campus.

Shuttle coaches will run Early Saturday morning and late Saturday night to coincide with the conference programme. Times below.

AM between 07.00 and 09.00
PM between 21.00 and 23.59

We do not have coaches running on Sunday morning. Everyone needs to check out before going to the conference. As you will be traveling from the conference, we have planned for people driving to the conference on Sunday morning.

Taxi company

Amber Cars, 2022117

The cost to travel from the accommodation to the conference is around £6.00


Breakfast is included with the accommodation. It is served at the Headingley Campus in the Campus Central restaurant. The bus will drop you off outside of Campus Central.

Breakfast is served between 07:00 – 09:00. Please note the conference starts at 09:15.

Breakfast is part of the accommodation package. If you are not staying at the Kirkstall Brewery breakfast is not included.

Food & Drink on Friday Night

The Vault Bar, at the accommodationTheKirkstall Brewery, will be open from 18:00 on Friday night. Food will be served from 18:00 – 21:00 – It is a simple menu, see below.

Loaded Nachos: £5.50
Topped with either beef chilli, mixed bean chillior BBQ Jackfruit. Plus all the extras – guacamole, sour cream, salsa, cheese sauce, jalapenos.

Pizza 12” Thin & Crispy: £5:00 
Pepperoni with fresh chillies, rocket drizzled with olive oil. Tomato, basil, olive and buffalo mozzarella pizza.

Accommodation Contact Numbers

For arrivals & during your stay
Kirkstall Brewery directly: 0113 389 4170
Site Security: 07870 558 949 (24-hours)

MREW Conference Team.