To me, methought, who waited with a crowd,
There came a bark that, blowing forward, bore
King Arthur, like a modern gentleman
Of stateliest port; and all the people cried,
"Arthur is come again: he cannot die."

"Morte d'Arthur" (1842)
Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Sunday, June 24, 2018

British Branch 2018 Conference Information

Came across the following tonight:

Programme now available for the International Arthurian Society British Branch, Annual Meeting 2018

​International Arthurian Society British Branch, Annual Meeting

University of Birmingham

10th-12th September 2018

The programme is now available for this conference:

Programme (pdf)

Conference registration page:

Conference accommodation

Please note that the registration fee does not include accommodation, which is available at Lucas House, the university conference park, with en suite rooms priced at approx. £40-70, on a first-come, first-served basis.

To book accomodation, please ring 0121 415 8400 (for Venue Birmingham; the name of the contact there is Lucy Woods).

A number of budget options are also available in the city centre.

Maps and Transport

We have a train station on the main Edgbaston campus (where the conference will be held), 'University', which is a short train journey from New Street Station. There is also a taxi rank at New Street and the other stations in Birmingham city centre.

A map of the campus is available online.

Any queries, then please contact Dr Victoria Flood, on