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The conference will be held at: School of Chemistry, Cantock's Close, Bristol, BS8 1TS

Accommodation:

STUDENTS

Cultural Quarter - The Full Moon & Attic Bar, 1 North St, Bristol, BS1 3PR

Hosted by the Full Moon and Attic Bar, students in this accommodation are in the heart of the cultural quarter of Bristol. Situated in Stokes Croft, the infamous cultural heart of Bristol, the Full Moon is minutes away from a variety of music venues, ranging from Funk jam sessions to RnB. Whether you enjoy Motown, Electro or Reggae, Stokes Croft has a music venue for you. The street is home to numerous restaurants bringing dishes from around the world, such as Nadu (specializing in Sri Lankan & Tamil style foods), Caribbean Croft (preparing Caribbean style dishes from a family run business), Bokman (a cosy restaurant serving Korean cuisine) and many more. Finally, Stokes Croft is infamous for its street-art, which often portray satirical commentary on current events. Accommodation is located in the attic of the Full Moon, with a lively bar beneath. If you want culture, the Full Moon is the ideal accommodation for you.

Harbour Quarter - YHA Bristol, 14 Narrow Quay, Avon, Bristol, BS1 4QA

Hosted by the Youth Hostel Association of Bristol, students in this accommodation are in the heart of Bristol city, at the Harbourside. Perfect for an evening stroll, the Harbourside is a popular walking route for those wishing to explore the cafes and bars that decorate the banks of the river Avon. Across the quay directly outside of the YHA, students will see a variety of bars as well as our arts venue, the Watershed. Showing a variety of independent movies and often launching art exhibits covering difference social themes, the Watershed is an excellent venue to check out for an evening activity, with a bar on the upper level that is open until late. For food venues, students can head into the city center to the north to find a variety of restaurants, as well as a Sainsburys and a Subway. Students in this venue will be able to take advantage of a complimentary breakfast on Friday morning, but for those leaving in a rush we recommend stopping at Pinkmans Bakery on Park Street (a café serving excellent pastries, sandwiches and coffee) on the way to the conference venue (the School of Chemistry at the University of Bristol). If students wish to take advantage of an evening snack, Swoon gelato bar serves excellent gelato and ice cream, including vegan and GF options which are a delicacy not to be missed. With various Banksy art pieces dotted around the city center, students can also take in the sites with a walk-through old town as well as Park Street. Those wishing to have a quiet but luxurious drink nearby the YHA can also take advantage of a number of speak-easy cocktail bars, including Red Light and Hyde & Co. For a traditional pub experience, Kings street is not to be mixed, especially the Beer Emporium which boasts a range of beers from across the globe. If you wish to explore the history of Bristol, the YHA is perfectly located to explore the heart of Bristol.

STAFF

Premier Inn, Lewins Mead, Bristol, BS1 2NT, +443330037734

Hosted by the Premier Inn (Lewins Mead), the staff accommodation is centered in the ‘Shopping Quarter’ region of modern Bristol. Situated on Lower Maudlin street, the Premier Inn is next to the lively shopping district of Bristol, with a mall nearby (‘The Galleries’). For those wishing to see the fashion that Bristol has to offer, a shopping center is further up the road, located in Cabot Circus. Along with numerous stores, there are a number of restaurants and a cinema situation in Cabot Circus, as well as bars and escape rooms/minigolf for anybody wishing for a light-hearted evening. If you’re interested in seeing the cobbled streets of old Bristol, a short walk to Kings street will bring you to numerous pubs dating back to the 1600s, as well as a famous Old Vic theatre. For green spaces with riverside walks, Castle Park is within walking distance, surrounded by numerous cafés for late-night coffee cravings. Those in a rush to grab some breakfast on the way to the venue (the School of Chemistry, University of Bristol) may wish to visit a number of cafés on Upper Maudlin street and Park Row – particularly the café “404 (not found)”, located on the bottom of St Michaels Hill. Being the perfect distance between the venue and the new city, Lewins Mead is ideally placed for anybody who wishes to explore Bristol in the evening.

Any questions?

If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact one of the organising committee at

bioc-swsbc2022@bristol.ac.uk  We are always happy to help!