Please note that although the conference is organised by the University of Newcastle upon Tyne its academic programme is being held in the Lipman Building of Northumbria University. The two universities are adjacent in central Newcastle. The Claude Gibb and Camden Court residences are also on the Northumbria Campus, in walking distance of the Lipman Building.
The practical arrangements for the Conference are as follows:
Accommodation should be booked through the NewcastleGateshead Convention Bureau, which has made special arrangements for the Conference. Visit the accommodation page for details.
The Registration fee covers access to the Conference Opening Reception, all lectures and papers, the entertainment on Friday evening, and coffee/tea breaks.
The Registration fee is as follows:
Anyone attending less than 50% of the Conference may pay 75% of the Registration fee:
Membership of the British Association for Romantic Studies
Please note that it is necessary to be a member of BARS to be a delegate at the conference.
If you are not already a member of BARS, please join by making payment directly to BARS, see website for details: http://www.bars.ac.uk
Lunch and dinner will be available in Claude Gibb Hall on each day (with the exception of Saturday evening when the Conference Dinner will take place in the Newcastle Assembly Rooms). The costs will be:
Delegates are warmly invited to participate in the following optional Conference events:
A guided Walking Tour of central Newcastle, with particular reference to the city in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, on either Friday or Saturday afternoon. Cost: £3. (Note: numbers will be limited on these walks.)
An excursion to Wallington Hall on Saturday afternoon. Cost of coach: £5. In addition when you get to Wallington Hall, you will be asked to pay either £7 for entry to the house, garden and grounds or £5 for entry to the garden and grounds only. (Note: entry to Wallington is free to National Trust members.)
The Conference Dinner on Saturday evening in the Newcastle Assembly Rooms, followed by a concert of traditional and original Northumbrian music by the Kathryn Tickell Band. Cost: £30. Delegates are welcome to bring guests.
For more details of these events visit the events page.
Please print out this form and send it, with appropriate payment, to the Conference organisers by 12 June 2005. (A fee of £10 will be charged for late Registration.) The form and payment should be sent to:
Dr Michael Rossington
Please note that should you need to cancel your registration, we cannot guarantee to be able to refund your registration fee and that a refund for the meals (including the conference dinner) paid for may not be possible after 14 July.
The British Association for Romantic Studies is able to offer up to five postgraduate bursaries of up to £100 each for postgraduates to attend and deliver a paper at the conference. Applications should be sent to:
Dr Jacqueline Labbe,
The closing date for application is 30 April 2005.
Please send the following information in support of your application:
Decisions will be made by the end of May.