22nd Biennial New Chaucer Society Congress, Durham 2020



Locations

Nearly all of the Congress events will take place at the new Teaching and Learning Centre (TLC) on South Road.
If you zoom in on the map below, you will see South Road just to the south of the river. On the corner between South Road and Stockton Road is the Bill Bryson Library (the University's Main Library). The TLC is on the opposite side of South Road from the Library (almost directly across from the Ogden Centre for Fundamental Physics).

All of the academic sessions will be held at the TLC. Delegates are invited to a special concert at the Cathedral on Monday 13th, and can also choose to attend dinner at the Castle on Thursday 16th – both of these being in the historic centre of Durham, about 10 minutes' walk away from the TLC. The congress's "social hub" will be at Collingwood College (which is just a stone's throw from the TLC), where delegates will be offered hatch-service meals in the dining-hall, and where they will have access to the college bar. Over 200 rooms are currently being held for NCS delegates, either at Collingwood College or at one of its near neighbours, Grey, Van Mildert or St Aidan's. The TLC and these colleges are all about 10–15 minutes' walk from Palace Green and the city centre.

There are also 80 rooms being held for delegates at the Marriott hotel (about 10–15 minutes from the TLC) and another 30 at the Radisson (about 15–20 minutes).


The Nave of Durham Cathedral: location for the concert on Monday 13th July, 2020 


 

Collingwood College: the Congress's "social hub"

 

The Great Hall of Durham Castle: location for the conference dinner on Thursday 16th July, 2020

University of Durham Interactive Map

For an alternative map of the city (with labels on the University's various buildings) please click the link to the right!

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