24 - 25 April 2018 | Manchester Central Convention Complex | Manchester
The event will be taking place at Manchester Central in The Gallery, accessible via the Charter Foyer entrance, on Tuesday 24 April and Wednesday 25 April.
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Manchester Central Convention Complex, Windmill Street, Petersfield, Manchester, M2 3GX
Manchester Central is an iconic venue in the heart of Manchester, located in the centre of the UK and easy to reach via the city’s extensive transport network. Find out more here.
Manchester has direct rail connections to most major UK cities. Services come in to Piccadilly or Victoria stations where passengers can connect with Metrolink trams for easy access to the city centre.
Travel times to Manchester:
London – 2 hours 9 minutes
Birmingham – 1 hour 30 minutes
Newcastle - 2 hours 37 minutes
Edinburgh – 3 hours 34 minutes
Glasgow – 3 hours 16 minutes
Bristol – 2 hours 59 minutes
For groups of three to nine people, Virgin Trains offer a 20% discount off advanced ticket purchases. To find out more visit: www.virgintrains.co.uk/tickets/your-ticket/group-travel
Manchester's M60 orbital motorway provides easy access from north, south, east and west.
M6 (from south – Stoke on Trent, Birmingham)
Leave the M6 at junction 19, just after Knutsford Services. Follow the A556 towards Altrincham and pick up the M56 towards Manchester Airport. Follow the motorway onto the A5103 (Princess Parkway), then follow signs for Manchester Central, Petersfield.
M6 (from north – Preston, Blackpool, Carlisle)
Leave the M6 at junction 21a for the M62 towards Manchester. At junction 12, join the M602 and continue to the end of the motorway (Regent Road roundabout, Salford). Follow signs to the city centre along Regent Road, and then to Manchester Central, Petersfield.
M62 (from west – Liverpool)
At M62 junction 12, join the M602 and continue to the end of the motorway (Regent Road roundabout, Salford). Follow signs to the city centre along Regent Road, and then to Manchester Central, Petersfield.
M62 (from east – Leeds, Yorkshire)
At M62 junction 18, join the M60 west-bound. Take junction 17 onto the A56 (Bury New Road) and follow signs to the city centre, and then to Manchester Central, Petersfield.
M56 (from west – North Wales, Chester, Ellesmere Port)
Follow the M56 past Manchester Airport. Continue onto the A5103 (Princess Parkway) then follow signs for Manchester Central, Petersfield.
For parking, Manchester Central’s on-site NCP car park is open 24 hours and is the most convenient option.
If using a satellite navigation system - please follow the postcode M2 3GX.
Information on planning a journey by car can be found at: