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TaPRA Conference 2014

TaPRA’s tenth anniversary annual conference will be hosted by Royal Holloway, University of London between the 3rd – 5th September 2014. The conference will take place at Royal Holloway’s campus in Egham, Surrey.

Fees and Registration

Full Conference Early Bird (by 1st July) £180.00

Full Conference (by 8th August) £200.00

Full Conference – Postgraduate/Unwaged by 8th August £90.00

Day Rate Thursday 4th only £90.00

To register online, visit:

Deadline for all registrations: 8th August

Keynote Speakers

Professor Jacky Bratton, Royal Holloway, University of London

Professor Shannon Jackson, Berkeley, University of California

Rufus Norris, Theatre Director and Artistic Director of the National Theatre from April 2015

Conference Dinner

The conference dinner will celebrate TaPRA’s 10th birthday, and will be held in Royal Holloway’s beautiful Picture Gallery.

It will include a three course dinner (with vegetarian options) and wine.

Places are limited, so we recommend reserving and paying for the conference dinner at registration.

Reserve your place for the conference dinner @ £30

Conference Delegates not giving papers or presentations

Please send  convenors your contact details in case they wish to circulate papers in advance of the conference.

Increasingly, a number of Working Groups are doing this and unless you make yourself known to the appropriate convenor(s) you will not receive these papers.

Names and addresses of all the TaPRA Working Groups and their current convenors can be found on the Working Group pages of the TaPRA website.

The Location

Royal Holloway, Egham Hill, Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX


We recommend that delegates book accommodation at the same time as registering. We recommend that delegates stay on campus where possible; accommodation at Tuke Hall is equivalent to local B&Bs and budget accommodation is available at Founders Hall, Royal Holloway’s Grade 1 listed building.

This accommodation is available from the night of Tuesday 2nd September for delegates arriving early. The final date for booking accommodation is July 30th, after which we cannot guarantee availability.

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Standard room – Bed & Breakfast

Two nights (3rd and 4th September)

Double, en suite £149.50
Single, en suite £118.00

Additional night (2nd September)

Double, en suite £74.75
Single, en suite £59.00

One night (3rd September)

Double, en suite £74.75
Single, en suite £59.00

One night (4th September)

Double, en suite £74.75
Single, en suite £59.00

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Budget room – Bed & Breakfast

Two nights (3rd and 4th September)

Single £61.00

Additional night (2nd September)

Single £30.50

One night (3rd September)

Single £30.50

One night (4th September)

Single £30.50

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There are several hotels within short travelling distance of Royal Holloway:

There are also a wide range of hotels in Windsor, a 10-15 minute taxi ride away.

Unfortunately the conference organisers cannot help organise accommodation for delegates so all enquiries should be made to the appropriate hotels or campus accommodation.


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