2015 British Branch Annual Conference - 7-9 September, York

​Registration is now open for the 2015 British Branch Annual Conference - 7-9 September, York.

Members of the Society can register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/iasbb-york-2015-tickets-17319065792

There are four registration types:

  1. Standard: £50
  2. Standard with conference dinner: £70
  3. Concession (full-time student and unwaged): £25
  4. Concession with conference dinner: £45

All registration includes tea/coffee, and lunch on the Tuesday.

The conference dinner is on Tuesday evening. Registration cost does not include wine.

The full conference programme can be downloaded here. (Updated 29th August 2015)

Accommodation must be booked and paid for separately. A recommended list from the University of York of accommodation of varying prices can be found below:

Campus Accommodation

Ensuite single rooms are available on the main University of York campus on a bed-and-breakfast basis for approximately £54 per night. The campus is about 4 miles from King’s Manor, accessible via a bus service. To book a room on campus please follow this link:


Affordable Guest Houses, recommended:

23 St Mary’s, St. Mary’s, York, Bootham, York

T: 00 44 (0)1904 622738 W: http://www.23stmarys.co.uk/

Lamb & Lion, High Petergate (across the street from the King’s Manor)

T: 00 44 (0)1904 612078 W: http://www.lambandlionyork.com

Holme Lea Manor, 18 St Peter’s Grove, Bootham, York

T: 00 44 (0)1904 623529 W: www.holmelea.co.uk

The Groves Hotel, 15 Saint Peters Grove. Bootham, York

T: 00 44 (0)1904 559777 W: www.thegroveshotelyork.co.uk

Queen Anne’s Guest House (small, near King’s Manor on a side street)

T: 00 44 (0)1904 629389 W: www.queen-annes-guesthouse.co.uk

Clifton Bridge Guesthouse (a slightly further walk c. 10-15 minutes’ walk from King’s Manor, quiet, small guesthouse, very reasonably priced)

T: 00 44 (0)1904 610510 W: www.cliftonbridge-guesthouse.co.uk

Very Affordable Youth-hostel Type Accommodation:

Bar Convent Bed and Breakfast (historic site at western edge of walled city, c. 15 minutes’ walk from King’s Manor, only a few rooms en suite, but very nice and less expensive than most, from £33 single per night) www.bar-convent.org.uk

York Youth Hostel, 42 Water End (very nice location near the river, 15 minute walk to King’s Manor)

www.yha.org.uk and search for ‘York’

EMAIL: york@yha.co.uk

SafeStay (In the heart of the city on Micklegate, but more likely to be noisy than the Youth Hostel)


Affordable Hotels:

Best Western Monkbar Hotel, Monkbar

T: 00 44 (0)1904 638086 W: http://www.monkbarhotel.co.uk/

Jorvik Hotel, St Mary’s (near King’s Manor, small hotel)

T: 00 44 (0)1904 653511 W: www.jorvikhotel.co.uk

Coach House Hotel, 20-22 Marygate (small, near King’s Manor)

T: 00 44 (0)1904 652780 W: www.coachhousehotel-york.com

Marmaduke’s Hotel, 4-5 St Peter’s Grove (small, near King’s Manor)

T: 00 44 (0)1904 640101 W: http://www.marmadukesyork.com/

Hotel Noir, 3-5 Clifton Green, York

T: 00 44 (0)1904 652780 W: http://www.hotelnoir.co.uk/

Minster Hotel, 60 Bootham. York (friendly, on main street near King’s Manor)

T: 00 44 (0)1904 621267 E: info@yorkminsterhotel.co.uk W: http://www.yorkminsterhotel.co.uk/

Top Hotels:

The Royal Hotel, York (next door to the station, 5 mins walk from King’s Manor)

W: http://www.royalhotelyork.co.uk/

Dean Court Hotel (next to the Minster, 2 minutes from King’s Manor) – Best Western

T: 00 44 (0)1904 625082 W: http://www.deancourt-york.co.uk/

Grange Hotel (Boutique hotel, 1 Clifton, York, 3 mins from King’s Manor)

T: 00 44 (0)1904 644744 W: www.grangehotel.co.uk

Hilton Hotel (south side of walled city so a further walk, but still only c. 10 minutes away)

T: 00 44 (0)1904 648111 W: www.hilton.co.uk/York

Churchill Hotel, 65 Bootham, York

T: 00 44 (0)1904 644456 W: www.churchillhotel.com