FIEC / CA 2019
15th Congress of the Fédération internationale des associations d'études classiques and the Classical Association annual conference 2019

Excursions, events, and cultural activities

In addition to conference papers and plenary lectures, a variety of events, cultural activities and excursions has been organised. Please note that some events and activities need to be booked in advance via the links below.

One-day conference organised by the Hellenic and Roman Societies. Delegates who are in London on the 3rd of July are very welcome to attend.

A two-hour sightseeing trip on the Thames. Please click on the link above for more information. Please note that you need to book for this event via the UCL online store at the same time as your Conference ticket.

Please click on the link above for more information. You may book for this event via the UCL online store at the same time as your Conference ticket OR via the Bloomsbury Theatre website herewhere you can also book extra tickets for partners/spouses/children over 12 years old.

A two-hour session when all poster presenters will be beside their posters in the Drama Studio, Institute of Education. Delegates are welcome to discuss content with the presenters and ask questions on the presenters’ work.

The Classical Association presents Radius Opera’ s The Fire of Olympus.

 

GUIDED TOURS:

  • Walking tours of Roman London (free – please book using the links below)

a. Friday 5 July 2019, 15:00-17:00 (free, but places are limited. Please book here, using password FIEC/CA)

b. Saturday 6 July 2019, 13:00-15:00 (free, but places are limited. Please book here, using password FIEC/CA)

c. Sunday 7 July 2019, 13:00- 15:00 (free, but places are limited. Please book here, using password FIEC/CA)

d. Monday 8 July 2019, 13:00-15:00 (free, but places are limited. Please book here, using password FIEC/CA),

  • Westminster School Archive Guided Tour – Friday 5 July 2019, 15:00 (tickets: £7.50, please pay at the school on the day of the tour (cash or cheque). Places are limited, please book here, using password FIEC/CA).

For meeting point on the day click here.

  • Guided tour at the Victoria and Albert Museum Sculpture Gallery – Friday 5 July 2019, 15:00 – 17:00 (free, but places are limited. Please book here, using password FIEC/CA)
  • Guided tour at the Museum of London – Friday 5 July 2019, 15:00-17:00 (free, but places are limited. Please book here, using password FIEC/CA)

Meeting point: Large Bronze memorial (The Wesley Flame) outside the entrance to the museum, on the high walk. Arrive 10 minutes before the tour.

Nearest stations: St. Paul’s (Central Line) and Barbican (Circle, Hammersmith, Metropolitan).

  • Guided tour at the Museum of London – Monday 8 July 2019, 13:00-15:00 (free, but places are limited. Please book here, using password FIEC/CA)

Meeting point: Large Bronze memorial (The Wesley Flame) outside the entrance to the museum, on the high walk. Arrive 10 minutes before the tour.

Nearest stations: St. Paul’s (Central Line) and Barbican (Circle, Hammersmith, Metropolitan).

  • Guided tour at the British Museum Roman Britain Gallery – Saturday 6 July 2019, 13:00-15:00 (free, but places are limited. Please book here, using password FIEC/CA)

Meeting point: 2 pm Room 49 (Upper Floor, British Museum). Please see a floor plan here (the location of room 49 is on the second page, please scroll down). Please allow at least 20 minutes for security checks at the door.

  • Guided tour at the British Museum (focus on Greek antiquities) – Sunday 7 July 2019, 13:00-15:00 (free, but places are limited. Please book here, using password FIEC/CA)

Meeting point: 1 pm at the big donation box located in the hall of the British Museum (once you enter the doors of the main façade). Please use the Main Entrance of the Museum on Great Russell Street and allow at least 20 minutes for security checks at the door.