Social programme



Civic Drinks Reception - Wednesday 29 August

A drinks reception will be held at the City Chambers in Glasgow. It will commence at 19:00.


Gala Dinner - Thursday 30 August

The gala dinner will take place at Òran Mór, The Auditorium, Top of Byres Road, Glasgow. Dinner will commence at 19:30.
Formerly Kelvinside Parish Church, Òran Mór, Gaelic for 'great melody of life' or 'big song'. Kelvinside Parish Church was built in 1862 by J.J. Stevenson (Campbell, Douglas & Stevenson)

The building itself is geometric with a tall campanile tower with pyramid spire. The spire of the church is described as an Italian Gothic Pyramid and is said to be the first to show a markedly foreign influence in Glasgow.

To obtain further information about Òran Mór visit their web site: http://oran-mor.co.uk//


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Key dates

Paper submission deadline:
1 June 2012
Early registration deadline:
25 July 2012
Registration deadline:
22 August 2012