Travelling to Kent


The second Gothic Feminism conference, Women-in-Peril or Final Girls? Representing Women in Gothic and Horror Cinema, will be held at the University of Kent in Canterbury on Wednesday 24th May – Friday 26th May 2017.

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 2017

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 at Beverley Farm.

There is a wide selection of accommodation also 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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