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Workshop Reception

Date: Monday 22 March
Time: 18:30 -- start
Location: Foyer, George Fox Building

All AOSD '04 participants are cordially invited to this social gathering hosted by the Computing Department at Lancaster University. It offers a great opportunity to meet and mingle with other participants of the AOSD '04 tutorials and workshops.

Mayoral Reception

Date: Wednesday 24 March
Time: 18.00 -- Meet in the George Fox foyer. Coaches will leave from George Fox Avenue, Lancaster University.
Location: Town Hall, Lancaster City Centre

Lancaster City Council invites all AOSD '04 participants to an evening reception in the historic Town Hall, which is located in the center of Lancaster City. The Mayor of Lancaster will make a short presentation and drinks and nibbles will be served. It is anticipated this reception will last about 1 hour, after which participants are free to explore Lancaster and sample a restaurant, café or pub!

Conference Banquet

Thursday 25 March 2004
Imperial Hotel, Blackpool

The Imperial Hotel is a traditional English Hotel and one of Blackpool's most famous. It is a comfortable, impressive venue situated prominently on North Promenade.

Built in the late 1800s, the beautiful Victorian hotel has recently been restored to its former glory. One of the Imperial's earliest guests, Charles Dickens, described the hotel as 'charming'.

Further Details:

17.30:Depart from Lancaster University campus at 17:30 and travel by coach to the Imperial (45-60 minutes). Transportation is included in the Banquet ticket
18.30:Arrive at the Imperial Hotel and enjoy pre-dinner drinks in the grand Washington Room
19.00:A 3-course Lancashire Dinner will be served in the Lancastrian with live entertainment
23.15:Depart (coaches will drop off in Lancaster University Campus and then Lancaster City Centre).

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