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BAJS Conference 2015

Atheism, Scepticism, and Challenges to Monotheism

5-7 July 2015, The University of Manchester


Location and Maps



Conference venues

The venue for the conference is the Manchester Meeting Place (formerly Staff House, University of Manchester, Sackville Street Campus, Manchester, M1 3AL), which is a 5 minute walk from Piccadilly Station. On Sunday night there will be an optional tour at John Rylands Library Deansgate (150 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3EH), and an optional meal at the EastzEast Restaurant (Princess Street, Manchester, M1 7DG). The Monday conference dinner will be held in the Mumford Restaurant, at the Manchester Meeting Place.


If you have booked campus accommodation all rooms are located in either Weston Hall (Sackville Street, Manchester, M1 3BB) and Pendulum Hotel (Sackville Street, Manchester, M1 3BB) and are en-suite. To book additional nights in either location, delegates should phone +44 (0)161 9558000, or email Please note: these options include breakfast, but not a kosher option. Wi-Fi and internet connections can be arranged at the desk. Check-in is from 2.00pm on your day of arrival and check-out is 11am. The reception desk is open 24 hours per day. Other hotels are available. For further details, see Registration page.

Car Parking

The Charles Street car park is a chargeable multi-storey car park available for conference delegates. Drivers using this car park should collect a ticket on entry and pay at one of the machines prior to collecting their vehicle at the end of the day. The car park is located at the junction of Charles Street and Sackville Street (postcode: M1 3BB).

Up to 3 hours £3
Up to 6 hours £5
Up to 10 hours £8
Up to 24 hours £10
After 4pm and weekends £2

Railway stations

Oxford Road and Piccadilly stations are within walking distance of the main conference venue.

Travel and attractions in Manchester

Map and directions between conference venues

Maps and travel (University website)

Manchester Meeting place map

Visit Manchester (tourism website)