Travelling to Kent


The third Gothic Feminism conference, Technology, Women, and Gothic-Horror On-Screen, will be held at the University of Kent in Canterbury on 2 – 3 May 2019.

Conference Location

The conference will take place in Grimond Building on the Canterbury campus:

Grimond Building
University of Kent

The location of the building can be viewed here.

A campus map can be downloaded here: Campus Map 2019

The Grimond Building is located in J6 on the map.


Other useful maps can be found here.

You can find information about travelling to Canterbury here.

As detailed in the link above, Canterbury can easily be reached by car, rail, bus and plane. Canterbury has two rail stations: Canterbury East and Canterbury West. Canterbury West runs the high-speed service from London. Both stations have taxis available to complete your journey up to campus or there are the regular UNI 1 and UNI 2 bus services. The bus timetables can be viewed here: UNI bus timetable

For further help in planning your journey, visit the National Rail and Stagecoach websites.


If you need accommodation, there are some limited rooms available on campus and the University also has a list other guest houses. Please visit the website here for further information.

There is a wide selection of accommodation available in the city centre. A useful list of accommodation is available via Canterbury’s Tourist Information website.


Lunch and tea/coffee breaks are covered by the registration fee. Further information about food outlets on campus can be found here. Details on the restaurants and cafes available in town can also be found via Tourist Information.

Tourist Attractions

Canterbury is a beautiful city and UNESCO World Heritage Site which boasts many attractions, including Canterbury Cathedral. There are other historic buildings, museums, galleries, gardens and river tours to enjoy and details of these can be found here.




We look forward to welcoming you to Kent!

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