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The Continental

South Meadow Lane, Preston, Lancashire PR1 8JP

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PR1 8JP

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#BrewEdPreston

Saturday 9th February 2019

A Grassroots Education Conference

Guest Speakers include:

  • Ros Wilson - Creator of Big Writing and Power Writing

  • Chris Dyson - An inspirational and award-winning Headteacher from Leeds. National Leader Education, Teaching Award Winner, TES Award Winner, Hero of Yorkshire Award; National Business in the Community Winner and positive behaviour management genius.

  • Sam Twiselton - Professor Samantha Twiselton OBE is the Director of Sheffield Institute of Education. The Sheffield Institute of Education (SIoE) received the first ever 'Outstanding' rating from Ofsted for early years' teacher training, Sam is also the Vice President Chartered College of Teaching and DfE advisor.

  • Paul Jenkins - Teacher turned hugely popular performance poet. Author of ‘My Bottom Did A Burp In Class’, ‘Wibbly Wobbly Words’ and ‘Requires Improvement’ - a novel lifting the lid on the stresses and strains surrounding teaching. He’s also a stage director for the Shakespeare Schools Festival.

A buffet lunch is included in the price of the ticket

#BrewEd is about debate and about breaking down silos. It’s about listening to people you wouldn't usually hear from, whether that’s because they’re from a different sector of education or maybe because they have a different political or pedagogical philosophy. We look to be challenged. We don’t do sponsorship and we don’t do product placement. No one makes a profit. Rule of thumb: if there’s a goody bag on the seat it’s not in the spirit of #BrewEd as Ed and Daryn set it up all those years ago.


FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

No, the Continental allows children and dogs. Normal licensing laws apply to buy alcoholic drinks.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Walk / Cycle from the Railway Station.

Preston Railway Station – Leave by the main entrance, going past the ticket office and through the taxi rank. When you reach the junction with Fishergate Hill at the top of the ramp, turn left, heading down the hill.

South Meadow Lane is the seventh road on your left. At the junction of South Meadow Lane/Fishergate Hill, turn left. The Casa Ceramica tile shop is on the corner. Continue along South Meadow Lane, past the Cricketers Arms and the Hindu Temple - the road here now bends to the right and then to the left.

Keep walking ahead, past the Cricket Club on your left and the BAC Sports Ground on your right. We are located at the end of the road, next to the Railway Bridge and entrance to Miller Park.

Approximate Walking Time: 15 minutes

Taxi Cost: £4 approx

Drive: From North/East or South

Come off the M6 at Junction 31, Samlesbury. Follow the signs for Preston (A59). Go past the Tickled Trout Hotel and head up the hill. You will be travelling along the full length of the A59 New Hall Lane (approximately 3 miles). Eventually, you will come to a major T-Junction with the A6 London Road. Homebase will be in front of you.

Turn right at this junction. Go through two sets of lights (junction with Church Street, then the Bus Station). Continue along the A6 Ringway. Go straight ahead at the junction with Fishergate (Grey Friars and Black Bull Pub on the corner).

At the next junction, take the second left into Corporation Street, following signs for the Railway Station. Turn right at the staggered junction with Fishergate, past the Railway Station heading down Fishergate hill. Head through the next set of lights (Junction with Bow Lane).

After the lights take the fourth turning on the left into South Meadow Lane (Casa Ceramica tile shop is on the corner). Continue along South Meadow Lane, past the Cricketers Arms and the Hindu Temple - the road here now bends to the right and then to the left.

We are located at the end of the road, next to the Railway Bridge and entrance to Miller Park.

Parking

There is adequate free parking either at the private pub car park or the cricket club car park and there is also some on-street parking.

What can I bring into the event?

Please bring laptops, tablets and phones strongly encouraged.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

DM me on Twitter @drewfoster0 if you have any questions.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Bringing your printed ticket would be helpful but we can look up your details using your email address if you forget your ticket.

Is my ticket transferrable?

If you can't attend you can give your place to a friend or colleague.

I have a dietary requirement who should I inform?

Please email Drew at afoster0@gmail.com if you you have any dietary requirements.



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South Meadow Lane, Preston, Lancashire PR1 8JP

Preston

PR1 8JP

United Kingdom

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Refunds up to 30 days before event

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