ICES Annual Science Conference 2024

Practical information

We can't wait to welcome you to ASC 2024 in Gateshead, UK. Please find all of the practical information you may need to make sure you have the best time possible in the North East of England.

Conference venue​​

ASC 2024 is taking place at The Glasshouse International Centre for Music in Gateshead. It is located just south of Newcastle upon Tyne and is a cultural hub and landmark for the region sitting alongside Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art and the iconic Tyne Bridge.​

Getting to The Glasshouse

The Glasshouse overlooks the River Tyne and is just a short walk from Newcastle city centre with a full range of retail, food and drink and leisure facilities. A well-connected region there is a whole host of ways to get to the venue which can be found on their website:

By train

If you are coming to Gateshead by train, Newcastle Central Station is a 20-minute walk from the venue and connected the city to destinations all across the UK, including London, Manchester and Edinburgh which are all under three hours away by train.

By plane

Newcastle International Airport is Gateshead's closest airport and is just 20 minutes outside of Newcastle city centre. There are regular Metros directly from the airport through to Newcastle city centre and Gateshead. You can find the full timetable here: ​

Accessibility information

View The Glasshouse's accessibility guide here:

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