BRISMES Annual Conference 16-18 June 2014

The BRISMES Annual Conference 2014 will be held at newly built Jubilee Building which was named in honour of the University’s golden jubilee, which took place in 2012.

 

Jubilee Building exterior  Jubilee Building interior


Please see the relevant section below for information on how to get to the Jubilee Building at Sussex University in Sussex, UK.

Section 1: How to get to Brighton from London/overseas

Section 2: How to get to Sussex from Brighton

Section 3: How to get to the Jubilee Building once on the Sussex campus

Section 4: General information about Brighton

 

Section 1: How to get to Brighton from London/overseas

 

Arriving from overseas

Arriving from overseas

By air

The closest airport to Brighton is London Gatwick, which is 30 minutes away by train. London Heathrow is around two hours away by coach. European budget airlines tend to fly to Luton, Stansted and London City airports, but please be aware that these are some distance away from Brighton, although public transport links are available.
London Gatwick
London Heathrow
Luton
Stansted
London City

Channel tunnel rail link

Eurostar operates train services from continental Europe via the Channel Tunnel. From the London St Pancras domestic terminal you can take a train direct to Brighton.
Eurostar
London St Pancras

Sea

Cross-channel car and passenger ferries operate between Dieppe in France and Newhaven, which then has a direct train link to Falmer. From Portsmouth or Southampton, take the train to Brighton and change for Falmer. From any other port, take the train to London and travel from Victoria train station via Brighton.


Arriving from London

Arriving from London

Train

Visitors travelling via London and the west should take a train to Brighton and change there for Falmer. The journey time from London to Brighton is just under an hour. You can also change at Lewes for Falmer, if you are coming from the east.
Falmer station
National Rail Enquiries

Coach

National Express Coaches to Brighton depart from London Victoria Coach Station and arrive at Pool Valley in the centre of the city. Services are every hour during the day and take about two hours. Coaches also run to Brighton from Gatwick and Heathrow. From Pool Valley you need to walk 100 metres to the Old Steine where you can catch a bus direct to the University (see Local buses section below), or you can take a taxi.
National Express Coaches

Car

The University is at Falmer on the A27 between Brighton and Lewes, about four miles (six kilometres) from the centre of Brighton. (Please follow signs for University of Sussex on the north side of the A27; the University of Brighton also has a campus at Falmer on the south side of the A27.) Visitors from London and the north should take the M23/A23 road towards Brighton. Before entering the centre of Brighton, join the A27 eastbound signposted Lewes. Drivers from the east or west take the A27 direct to the University.
Google map
AA roadwatch

Parking on campus

Parking on campus is limited and there is normally a daily parking charge for visitors. This does not apply for open and admissions days or any visits arranged through the Student Recruitment Services Office. There is designated visitor parking which is signposted on campus. Car parks are not attended and objects of value should not be left in vehicles.


Section 2: How to get to Sussex from Brighton

 

How to get to Sussex from Brighton

Use Google maps or bing map to find routes to and from the campus. Both maps also give aerial views of campus:

Train

Falmer train station is directly opposite the University campus. Pedestrian access is through a subway under the A27 - follow signs for the University of Sussex (the University of Brighton has a campus at Falmer too). Falmer is on the line between Brighton and Lewes, about eight minutes' travel time in each direction. Four trains an hour go there during the day time. Visitors travelling via London and the west should take a train to Brighton and change there for Falmer.
Falmer station
National Rail Enquiries

Local buses

The  23, 25, 28 and 29 buses run between the centre of Brighton and the University, bringing you directly to campus. You can catch a bus from the Old Steine in Brighton; the 25 also runs from Churchill Square. The 28 and 29 go from the Old Steine and stop right outside the University campus on their way to Lewes and beyond. Travel time is about 20-30 minutes. Bus timetables and information is available from Brighton buses.
Jubilee Building bus stop: Bramber House

Taxi

Taxis are available at both Brighton and Lewes train stations and at many places in the centre of Brighton. It is about four miles (six kilometres) from central Brighton to the University. (There is no taxi service at Falmer station itself.) It is often quicker to catch the train direct to Falmer from Brighton or Lewes.
Streamline Taxis

 

Section 3: How to get to the Jubilee Building once on the Sussex campus

Please see the Campus map [PDF 2.95MB]. Jubilee Building is no 15. Jubilee Conference bus stop: Bramber House.
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Section 4: General information about Brighton

Where to eat, drink, shop and sightsee please visit:
www.visitbrighton.com


Top 5 Things To Do in Brighton

Brighton is one of the most vibrant, colourful and creative cities in Europe. Cosmopolitan, compact, energetic, unique, fun, lively, historic, young, exotic and free-spirited, it's a city like no other. Nestling between the South Downs & the sea on the stunning south coast, Brighton offers everything from Regency heritage to beachfront cool. A fantastic mix of iconic attractions, famed nightlife, award winning restaurants, funky arts, culture & year round festivals & events Brighton really does have it all.

1. The Royal Pavilion

Since the flamboyant Prince Regent first stepped out in Brighton in 1783, his extraordinary seaside palace has become synonymous with the city of Brighton and Hove. Transformed by John Nash, between 1815 and 1822, into one of the most dazzling and exotic buildings in the British Isles, the Palace really is a must-see on any visit to the city.

Brighton Royal Pavilion

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2. Brighton Museum & Art Gallery

Located in the Royal Pavilion Gardens, Brighton Museum houses one of the most important and eclectic collections outside national institutions. Dynamic and innovative galleries - including fashion and style, 20th-century art and design, and fine art - feature exciting interactive displays.

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3. The Lanes

Once the heart of the fishing town of Brighthelmstone, Brighton Lanes' historic quarter is a maze of twisting alleyways, twittens and catcreeps offering an extraordinary mix of antiques, jewellery and specialist designer shops.

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4. Theatre Royal Brighton

Close to the Pavilion, the Theatre Royal Brighton has a long tradition of presenting top quality, star-studded West End productions, often before they have played London.

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See what’s on

5. The Brighton Wheel

The Wheel provides breath-taking, panoramic views of the coastline, surrounding architecture and landmarks. Each enclosed glass pod takes 6 adults and 2 children and provides a commentary guided tour of the heritage of Brighton & Hove.

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And to see 50 more: from the Victorian Pier to Regency Squares, Arts & Comedy Clubs, award winning restaurants and, of course, the Beach, please visit:
Top 50 Things to Do in Brighton