Camilla Szymanowska, Secretary
Antiquarian Booksellers Association
6 Bell Yard, London WC2A 2JR
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)20 7421 4681
Fax: +44 (0)20 7421 4641
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Travelling by rail:

The Bar Convent is just a few minutes walk from the railway station in York. Getting to York by train is easy, there are direct services from London, Edinburgh, Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham and the South West. For information on rail travel, timetables and to book tickets, call National Rail Enquiries on 08457 484950 or visit their website

Travelling by bus or coach:

York can be reached by numerous local, regional and national bus services. Local bus services are detailed here national bus services can be found on

Travelling by car:

York is mid-way between London and Edinburgh, and within a comfortable driving time of most regions in the UK.

 It is a 20 minute drive from the M1/M62 motorway network.

There is no car park at the seminar venue (Bar Convent) but there several car parking options close by. The City of York council website has a useful website detailing these

Travelling by air:

The nearest large airports are Manchester and London. There are smaller regional airports at Leeds Bradford and Newcastle.  In each instance you would need to complete the journey to York by rail, bus or car.