Aug 28 – 31, 2018
Europe/London timezone

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED - please contact for further information on late registration

The Collaboration Meeting Starts on Wednesday 29th August at 14:00 till Friday 31st August at 14:00 at the University of Cumbria's Ambleside campus in the Percival Lecture Theatre (Langdale Building). Please advise the reception at check-in if you have reserved a parking space and you will be provided with a permit.  Bed & Breakfast is included in the reservation - breakfast is served in The Barn cafe area (7.45-9.00am). Packed lunches have been arranged for Thursday 30th August and these can be collected from outside the Percival Lecture Theatre.  

The PMB will meet on the afternon of Tuesday 28th August. An informal 'hackathon' will also be avilable on the Tuesday afternoon to workshop some technical topics.

LATE ARRIVALS: If you arrive after-hours please report to the campus main reception where security staff will help. If there are no staff present on your arrival use the telephone number provided on the door.

WIFI - On campus please use: UOC-Visitor option for wifi with the following - Login: Grid; Password: Langdale41.  In the residences please check the communal kitchens for instructions of accessing Glide wifi service.


Please contact the Group Administrator if you require assistance or information: 

Sponsored by: 


COLLABORATION DINNER: XMA and Boston have generously agreed to sponsor our collaboration dinner at Low Wood Bay Hotel. Please arrive by 7.30pm to be seated for 8.00pm.

PLEASE NOTE there are no buses arranged for transport to the Low Wood Bay Hotel - many delegates will be walking, others may wish to arrange shared taxis.  Taxi drivers - Home James (015394 82214) or Ambleside Taxis (015394 88285).


Photo with thanks to Gordon Stewart:

Personal information captured during the registration process will be deleted at the end of the current financial year.  This information will not be passed to any other party or used for any purposes other than directly related to the GridPP41 meeting.  By registering you are agreeing to accept these terms.

Percival Lecture Theatre
Langdale Building Rydal Road Ambleside Cumbria LA22 9BB (Telephone: 015394 30274)

PLEASE NOTE - Bed & Breakfast accommodation will be provided in the Student halls of residence at Fairfield, Wansfell & Helvellyn (all of these are also located on Rydal Road).

CHECK-IN will be at Reception in The Barn - No 1 on the campus map: (


By Train: The nearest main line railway station is at Oxenholme, about 15 miles from Ambleside. There is also a branch line station at Windermere, which is only 6 miles away from the campus. Both stations normally have taxis available for hire. Trains leave from London Euston, and take about 3 hours. National rail information ( ·

By Road: Ambleside is about 22 miles from Junction 36 of the M6 motorway. Approximate journey times are 6 hours from London or 2 hours from Manchester. The campus has its own car park – please advise the Group Administrator if you will be bringing a car as you may require a car park permit. Ambleside Taxi ( ·

By Plane: The nearest airport is Manchester. Trains go from the airport to Windermere station, taking about 2 hours. Liverpool John Lennon airport is also about 2 hours by train, after a 10 minute shuttle bus. Both airports have a range of international and budget carriers. ·

By Foot: The campus is about a five minute walk from Ambleside town centre; follow the signs/directions to the Charlotte Mason Building. View campus map ( ·

By Bus: Buses run to Ambleside from Windermere and other towns throughout Cumbria. More information on transport to Ambleside is on Ambleside Online or Stage Coach Buses (