Information for the conference


Tickets for the conference are now available to purchase online through Eventbrite. Click here to buy yours!

Prices are as follows:

Student (Single Day) £16 / Student (Both Days) £23

General (Single Day) £23 / General (Both Days) £33

If buying a student ticket, please bring proof of your studies with you.

getting to us & accommodation

The conference will be held on 12–13 December 2019 at the University of York, in the following venue:

Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building
The University of York
Harewood Way
York, YO10 5DD

Parking is available less than five minutes’ walk from the HRC in Campus Central Car Park; visitors with mobility difficulties can drive or be dropped off at the door of the Berrick Saul building, in which the HRC is located. More information on the Berrick Saul Building, including maps and directions, can be found here. The building is fully accessible for disabled visitors.

Hotels near the University Campus

Selection from search via Trivago for 3 nights from 11th December:

(many more options available)

Midway House B&B (1.2 miles) £53/night

Travelodge Hull Road (0.5 miles) £66/night

Travelodge York Central (1.5 miles) £74/night

Staycity Aparthotels (1.1 miles) £83/night

Hilton (1.5 miles) £113/night

Hotel Indigo (1.3 miles) £129/night

Bus route map and timetables (routes 66, 66A)

Single and return fares available from £2 (flat rate)

Taxi rank at station, cost per single journey around £8

about the organisers

The conference is being organised by Glenda Youde, PhD candidate at the University of York, and Robert Wilkes, PhD candidate at Oxford Brookes University. Glenda is writing her thesis on the art of Elizabeth Eleanor Rossetti (née Siddall); Robert has been researching the art and writings of Frederic George Stephens, one of the original members of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.

Header image: Julia Margaret Cameron, The Princess, 1875. Albumen print. Image: Victoria & Albert Museum.