Accommodation/Venue

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Venue

The conference venue is the Centre for English Local History at 1 Salisbury Road, Leicester LE1 7QR. This is just off the University of Leicester campus and is a few minutes' walk from Leicester Railway Station.

Accommodation

There are several hotels within walking distance of the venue:

The Belmont Hotel
This is the finest hotel nearby. It is has 75 rooms and is less than five minutes' walk from Salisbury Road. Single rooms start from £59 per night. Tel: (0116) 254 4773.

Spindle Lodge
A cosy bed and breakfast establishment only five minutes' walk from Salisbury Road. Single rooms are from £45 per night. Tel: (0116) 233 8801.

Stoneycroft Hotel
This is a pleasant 20 minute walk from Salisbury Road around the edge of Victoria Park. Set in a more suburban location, single rooms start at £35 per night. Tel: (0116) 270 7605.

Premier Inn
This large hotel is only 100m from the railway station in a city centre location, and about a 15 minute walk from Salisbury Road. Rooms start from £39 per night. Tel: (0871) 527 8596.

The Bradgate Hotel
This is ten minutes' walk from Salisbury Road and is also very close to the railway station. It is a budget hotel we have sometimes used for summer school students. Single rooms are from £35 per night. Tel: (0116) 255 7993.

Ibis Hotel
This is 20 minutes' walk from Salisbury Road and only five minutes' walk from the railway station. Rates are from £34. Tel: (116) 248 7200.

Leicester City Hotel
Budget hotel only five minutes' walk from Salisbury Road. Single rooms are from £35 per night.Tel: 
(0116) 255 4329.

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Sponsors

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The conference organisers are very grateful to the Society for Renaissance Studies for their financial support in sponsoring this event.

The organisers also acknowledge the generosity of Bateman's brewery who have kindly agreed to provide the thirsty delegates with three cases of Fairfax-inspired Dark Lord bitter.