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Society of Editors Conference 2016 – Back in Business
17-18 October 2016, Carlisle

‘In a year of dramatic change for the British media, the Society of Editors’ Conference provides a chance to take stock of key issues and to hear from some of the most innovative speakers in our industry.’ – SoE President Nick Turner

We hope that you enjoy the event and make the most of the busy schedule. If you have any comments, queries or problems, please let us know at the Society desk and we’ll be happy to help.

We will be happy to help with any issue, large or small, that would make your stay more comfortable or rewarding.

Main Conference Sessions
The Halston Conference Centre will be the setting for main conference sessions on Monday and Tuesday and “Bartons Yard”, the hotels vibrant café and wine bar will be the main social spot and infamous conference “late bar”,  open to delegates resident at the hotel and those staying in other local hotels  nearby.

Annual Gala Dinner
The Society of Editors also look forward to welcoming you to this year’s Annual Gala Dinner which is due to be held at Carlisle racecourse, nestled against the idyllic village of Blackwell in Cumbria. Transport will be provided for all delegates to and from the racecourse on Monday evening. Black tie.

Contact Details

The Halston Aparthotel, 20-34 Warwick Road, Carlisle, CA1 1AB, T: +44 (0)1228 210240
Carlisle Racecourse, Durdar Rd, Carlisle CA2 4TS, T: +44 (0)1228 554700

Useful information

  • The conference is due to close at 4pm on Tuesday 18 October
  • Session timing is extremely tight. Please try to be on time for the start of each session
  • Please settle your bill for accommodation at your chosen hotel
  • Your accommodation is a 5-minute walking distance from The Halston conference venue.

Wifi broadband is available throughout the conference centre.
Network Name: Halston-Guest
Access Code: 47080-76002

Metro Taxis 01228 522088; Radio Taxis 01228 527575, or alternatively contact a member of staff at the conference helpdesk.


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