Senate House with Sculpture


Bolton is a mill town on the northern edge of Manchester, home of the Industrial Revolution and incidentally home of British computing. Following the rebirth of Manchester as a successful, vibrant hub (with a well-connected, international airport), Bolton is a town in redevelopment. It was (first) the town studied through Mass Observation, as “worktown”. It …

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We have arranged for two types of accommodation to be available to conferees and their partners and families. Both are student accommodation. Orlando Village is more basic, Pack Horse has both a larger (4 ft, 1.20m) bed which will sleep 2 rather cosily, and an en suite bathroom. Orlando Village Student accommodation, £21.50 per night. …

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Bolton is on the northern edge of Metropolitan Manchester with frequent train connections to Manchester International Airport, and direct flights to many cities. Among other airports, you can also fly to London Heathrow or Gatwick and take a fast train from London to Bolton: advance tickets are much cheaper. There is an extensive motorway system …

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Rivington View with Cyclists


For general information, visit Bolton’s page on wikipedia. There is much information on the local city council pages for visitors. Bolton’s average daytime high temperature during the conference period is 20°C (68°F) (from Accuweather.com). You can get a reliable hour by hour weather forecast for Bolton over the next few days here. The city centre …

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