Mechanics of Hearing, 2008
The
10th International Workshop on the Mechanics of Hearing
Keele University, July 27-31, 2008

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Social Programme

Depending on demand, we intend to arrange a programme of events and activities for accompanying persons. 

Some of the proposed options are listed below. 

We will assess the demand for this programme (and possibly organise it) using the on-line discussion forum (this is accessible to anyone who has registered an interest in the workshop).

Options for accompanying persons  

Active options, aimed towards youngsters / families:

  • Half-day visit(s) to Water World (indoor swimming park - 20 minutes travel time; approx. 8 entry)
  • Whole-day visit to Alton Towers Theme Park (50 minutes travel time; approx. 18 entry)
  • Half- or whole-day visit to Trentham Gardens and Monkey Forest (suitable to all ages - 20 minutes travel time)
  • Half-day visit to Chester Zoo (60 minutes travel time; 11-15 entry)
  • Half-day visit to Delamere Forest, near Chester (high ropes course, mountain biking, hiking - 50 minutes travel)
  • Golf driving range (5-10 minutes walk from Keele)
  • 9-hole par-3 golf course (5-10 minutes walk from Keele)

More passive options, aimed towards a more discerning audience:

  • Half-day visit(s) to the Potteries (working pottery factory / museums / outlets - 20 minutes travel time)
  • Half- or whole-day visit to Stapeley Water Gardens and nearby Nantwich (30 minutes travel time)
  • Half-day visit to Little Moreton Hall (30 minutes travel time)
  • Half-day visit to Biddulph Grange Gardens (30 minutes travel time)
  • Half- or whole-day visit to Shugborough Hall (suitable to all ages - 50 minutes travel time)
  • Half- or whole-day visit(s) to Shrewsbury (historic market town - 50 minutes travel time)
  • Whole-day bus/coach tour of the Peak District (with opportunities for 1-to-4 hour walks in National Park)
  • Shopping / museums in Manchester or Birmingham (the nearest big cities - 1 hour travel time)
  • 18-hole golf course (5-10 minutes walk from Keele)
 

We are grateful to the following organisations for financial support: 

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