IDIS 2019 will be held at The Place, London a dance and performance center in Duke's Road near Euston in the London Borough of Camden. It is the home of London Contemporary Dance School, Richard Alston Dance Company, and the Robin Howard Dance Theatre.The Place is located in a complex of buildings between Duke's Road and Flaxman Terrace, just off Euston Road in Central London. https://www.theplace.org.uk
Travel & Transportation
The Underground or "Tube" is the subway system in London. It is one of the easiest and fastest ways to get around London. To use all transportation in London, you need to either have an “Oyster card” or a contactless bank card. Oyster cards are contactless cards which make payment for journeys quick and easy. You can purchase a card from the ticket offices and machines at any tube station. The deposit for the card is £5. Once you get the card, you can top up your money at the machines the station. For more information on Tube passes, stations and lines, click here: https://tfl.gov.uk/maps/track/tube
The Place is located in "Zone 1."
Nearest tube stations to The Place are:
Euston (Victoria Line, Northern Line, London Overground and National Rail services)
King's Cross St Pancras (Victoria Line, Northern Line (Bank branch), Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan Lines, National Rail services and Eurostar)
London's famous double-decker buses are also a great way to get around the city, and do some sightseeing at the same time!
The nearest bus stops to The Place are British Library (services 10, 205, 30, 390, 476, 59, 73, 91, N73, N91) and Upper Woburn Place (services 168, 59, 68, 91, N91).
And of course, the London taxis are always an option as well.
London has four major international airports: Heathrow, Gatwick, Stanstead and Luton. There are transport links to the centre of London from all of these airports. Information for the transport links can be found here:
Use the following link to find an array of budget minded accommodation. Accommodation is listed in proximity to The Place.
Alternatives for those with a larger budget and within close walking distance to The Place:
NOTE: This is the hotel where the IDIS organizers will be staying. If you wish to join us here, please do.
Hilton London Euston
17 - 18 Upper Woburn Place, Euston
London, WC1H 0HT
12 Upper Woburn Place, Euston,
London WC1 0HX, United Kingdom
Tel: : +44 020 7693 5400
Other useful links:
London School of Economics (LSE) rents out student accommodation, small spaces but a big English breakfast just behind the British Museum or at Holborn: firstname.lastname@example.org
Food & Drink
Food and Drink
Place Café: there is a Café on site at The Place which is open from 9am to 6.30pm Monday to Friday. This offers a selection of hot and cold drinks, snacks, and hot and cold meals. However, they may not be open during the August dates, but this will be a place we can gather together to eat, relax and chat
There are a number of cafes such as Starbucks, Pret A Manger and Costa (within Premier Inn) all located on Euston Road
A range of restaurants and cafes can be found at the Brunswick Centre-10 minutes walk from The Place or at Kings Cross, St Pancras or Euston Station.
Waitrose –Brunswick Centre
Marks and Spencer’s and Sainsbury’s: Euston and Kings Cross Stations.