FCT 2013

FCT 2013 will be hosted at the Crowne Plaza Liverpool. The Crowne Plaza is a short (~10-15 minute) walk from Liverpool Lime St Station. Similarly, it is a 10 minute walk from the Paradise St Bus Station and the Liverpool One shopping center.

FCT paticipants can receive a rate of £97/night (inclusive of breakfast) by phoning +44 151 243 8040 and quoting the code "UOL".

NOTE: The £97 Crowne Plaza rate is available if you book by July 26! After that there are no guarantees.

Crowne Plaza booking link

Other hotels of varying prices and ratings are available nearby, which an easy search will locate. Some options include (listings shouldn't be interpreted as endorsements):

Area map with some nearby hotels (listings shouldn't be interpreted as endorsements)

Reception - Monday August 19, 2013

A reception will take place the evening of the first night of the conference, at the Victoria Gallery and Museum (VGM) on the University of Liverpool campus.

Map of route from the Crowne Plaza to the VGM

Events in Liverpool in August

The following are a few events that may be of interest to FCT participants, as they are taking place near the time of the conference. Note also that they may affect booking availability at local hotels.

  1. Liverpool International Music Festival (Aug 18-Sept 22)
  2. International Beatleweek (Aug 21-27)
  3. Liverpool vs Stoke City (Aug 17, tickets likely to be difficult to obtain)
  4. Everton vs West Brom (Aug 24, as above, tickets likely difficult to obtain)