Travel and Accommodation

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ACCOMMODATION

This information relates to THIS WAY UP 16 which took place in Glasgow on 29 & 30 November 2016.

We’ve arranged some special hotel discounts for TWU delegates. All hotels are within 5 minutes walk of Glasgow Film Theatre.

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Situated in Glasgow’s city centre and Theatre District, citizenM Glasgow offers affordable luxury in the form of 198 modern rooms with free Wi-Fi, free movies, and power rain showers; contemporary Vitra lobbies for work and play, on-site eatery and bar, and SocietyM creative meeting rooms for business nomads.

Access a 19% discount on non-refundable options, and a 15% discount on flexible options by booking via CitizenM’s website.

doubletree-by-hilton-smalllDoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Glasgow Central
Situated just 10 minutes from Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Central railway stations, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Glasgow Central is a stylish hotel nestled in the heart of the city centre.

Fully refurbished, the hotel boasts 300 elegant guest rooms and suites featuring complimentary WiFi, a 40-inch LCD TV, work desk, and 24-hour room service. Other fantastic facilities include a fully-equipped gym, indoor pool with whirlpool, sauna and steam room plus underground car park with 200 spaces.

Access the special rate of £95 for a single occupancy standard room plus breakfast (£10 supplement for double occupancy) by contacting ben@thiswayupconference.com for the TWU discount code. Enter the code when selecting your room on DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel’s website.

dakota-hotel-smallDakota Deluxe Glasgow
Centrally located on the corner of Pitt St and West Regent St, Dakota Deluxe Glasgow features 83 luxuriously appointed bedrooms. The Bar & Grill offers a sophisticated menu with a brasserie style service, as well as a dedicated champagne bar and cigar terrace.

Dakota welcomes guests attending This Way Up on the special rate of £135 including breakfast, from 28-30 November 2016 when booked directly with reservations@dakotaglasgow.co.uk.

For a wider range of accommodation please visit peoplemakeglasgow.com and visitscotland.com.

ABOUT GLASGOW

For more information on Glasgow as a destination please log onto peoplemakeglasgow.com; here you will discover all things to do in Glasgow – from events and attractions to fine dining and a great night out.

HOW TO GET THERE

Direct trains travel to Glasgow from all over the country. The closest train stations to Glasgow Film Theatre are Glasgow Central and Queen Street stations, which are both a 10 minute walk away.

Book your train early to get the best rates: tickets to Glasgow on Monday 28 November start from £40 single from London, £16.50 single from Manchester and £17.40 single from Newcastle. Check thetrainline.com for the best advanced rates.

If you are flying into Glasgow Airport, please log onto glasgowairport.com for information regarding onward travel. Glasgow Airport Express service 500 is the official bus service connecting the airport and the city centre in just 15 minutes. An open return ticket will cost £9.50.

For wider travel information within Glasgow, including subway and bus services please visit www.spt.co.uk.

BURSARIES

Bursaries are available to cover your visit to This Way Up. Contact your regional film hub to apply:

Film Hub Scotland
Email: carolyn@filmhubscotland.com

Film Hub NI
Email: filmhubni@qub.ac.uk

Film Hub Wales
Email: lisa@filmhubwales.org

Film Hub North
Email: info@filmhubnorth.org.uk

Film Hub North West Central
Email: filmhubnwc@homemcr.org

Film Hub Central East
Email: filmhubcentraleast@broadway.org.uk

Film Hub London
Email: filmhublondon@filmlondon.org.uk

Film Hub South West and Midlands
Email: filmhub@watershed.co.uk

Film Hub South East
Email: FilmHubSE@brighton.ac.uk