Conference Transport and Hotel Information

Transverberations will take place in the atrium of the Ellen Wilkinson Building, University of Manchester (number 77 on the Campus Map).

Walking to the Ellen Wilkinson Building from…

Manchester Piccadilly:


Manchester Oxford Road:


Manchester Victoria:


Travel to the University by bus/tram:

People arriving at Manchester Piccadilly or Victoria should make their way to Piccadilly Gardens and take one of the following buses: 14, 16, 41, 42, 43, 43a, 44, 45a, 48, 111, 140, 142, 157, 250 (the blue ‘Magic Buses’ are the cheapest option).

People arriving at Manchester Oxford Road can take the following buses from the stop outside the Palace Hotel (again, the blue ‘Magic Buses’ are the cheapest option): 15, 18, 38, 41, 42, 42a, 43, 44, 53, 111, 141, 142, 143, 147, 157, 191, 197, X41, X57.

Those arriving at Manchester Airport can take 43a or 45a.

For anyone travelling through Liverpool John Lennon Airport, there is a direct coach service from the airport to Manchester city centre with Terravision.

For more information, see the University travel website and the TFGM website.

Directions to the Instituto Cervantes:

The Public Reading with Espido Freire will be held on Friday 5th February, 6.30pm at the Instituto Cervantes, Deansgate. The venue is a 30 minute walk from the University of Manchester but you can also reach the Instituto by bus, taking the 38, 41, 42, 43, or 44 from the Students’ Union to Portland Street and walking from there to the Instituto (approx 10 minutes).

Instituto Directions


There are a Travelodge, an Ibis, and a Holiday Inn all within a 10-15 minute walk of the campus and all reasonably priced.

More upmarket hotels include the Palace and the Midland (very near to Oxford Road Station and the University), and the Macdonald (next to Piccadilly Station and 20-25 minutes away from the campus).


For those of you staying longer in Manchester, there are many things to see and do in the city.  The following websites might help you plan your trip: Visit Manchester,Creative Tourist, Pride of Manchester, Manchester’s Museums and Galleries,Chetham’s Library, and John Ryland’s Library.

If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at  We look forward in Manchester!


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