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How much?

Tickets are £4.50. This is to enable us to provide you all with a lovely vegetarian lunch of soup and bread. Tea, coffee, and juices will also be available throughout the day.

Buy your tickets here.



The Gatehouse (
The Bond Company
180-182 Fazeley street
B5 5SE [map]

This is approximately a 20 minute walk from New Street Station. If you’re travelling by train, please be aware that New Street Station is undergoing polarity reversing and it may take you a little longer than expected to find your way out…

There are a limited number of first-come-first-served parking spaces available at the venue (£5 per day) and a variety of other options nearby if needed.



The venue is at ground level and wheelchair accessible, with limited provision for hearing loop support. If you have any queries or requests regarding accessibility, please get in touch with us ( and we’ll do everything we can to help.



10:30-5pm on the 21st February 2014 (leave time to join us at the pub afterwards if you can!)



Event schedule and information on the speakers can be found on the other side of those links.



A simple lunch of vegetarian soup will provided. There are limited options for buying food nearby, so if you feel you will need more to sustain you through the day, please bring it with you. Several of the people participating are severely allergic to nuts, so if you could avoid bringing these it would be greatly appreciated.

Some workshop sessions will have limited capacity; those who would like to participate in them should sign up on arrival at the venue.