Cost and Booking


The conference registration fee is £155 and includes the following for both days: tea/coffee refreshments and conference lunches.

Conference Dinner


We thank Belfast City Council for their kind generosity for the use of the prestigious City Hall, located in the centre of Belfast, for the Conference Dinner on the Thursday evening (21 June). The cost of this is NOT included in the conference registration fee. If you wish to attend this there is a charge of £65 which includes the following: a civic reception hosted by the Lord Mayor of Belfast; a 4-course dinner with wine, followed by traditional ceilidh dancing, with a live ceilidh band.

For further information about Belfast City Hall visit:

Optional Tours

 Whilst visiting Queens University Belfast, you may wish to take advantage of the complimentary tours we have arranged – details as follows. Places are limited and will be offered on a first come first served basis.

The tours are free of charge but should only be selected if they are accompanying a registration booking.

  • McClay Library – Special Collections

Wednesday 20 June – 5.30 pm or 6.00 pm – each tour lasts approx. 30 minutes

The Special Collections, situated in the McClay Library, Queen’s University,  provides access to books, maps, photographs and manuscripts from the twelfth century to the present day. All items held are considered to be of lasting research value.

Explore rarely displayed highlights from our unique collections in the Special Collections Reading Room. A short introductory talk will be followed by the opportunity to browse the items on display. Exhibition topics will include the history of Belfast, literature, music, medicine and politics.

  • Belfast City Hall Tours

Wednesday 20 June at 4.30 pm or Thursday 21 June at 6.15 pm

Tours are led by an experienced guide, last around half an hour and include the history of Belfast City Hall and its finest features.


The default method for payment is via secure credit card.  If your organisation doesn’t allow credit card payments, payment via invoice can be arranged with the prior agreement of the conference organisers.

Cancellation notice must be made in writing and e-mailed to:  If written notice of cancellation is received before 18 May 2018, 90% of the registration fee will be refunded. Cancellations and refund requests received after this date will not be accepted.

Unfortunately, under no circumstances can we issue refunds for no-shows.

If you are a member of the ADRN please book via your designated administrator when instructed to do so.