About the venue
If you require assistance
There’s a Gym and Sports Centre on the Campus for you to use and enjoy. Up-to-date rates and opening times are listed on the website.
Cloakroom and left luggage space is available on Level 1 of AMATA. This is not monitored and Agile on the Beach can take no responsibility for any contents left there.
Speaker sessions are recorded and will be available at a later date on our YouTube channel. If there’s a session you’re unable to attend we can provide a recording if you don’t want to miss out. Get in touch for details.
AMATA and Falmouth University accommodation are non-smoking. There are designated smoking areas available – you should use these.
Food and accessibility requirements
This is provided by Falmouth University – look for FXNET and follow the joining instructions. This will give you five days access will work across the whole campus, including accommodation.
We’re not expecting any fire tests or alarms in the AMATA building or Falmouth University accommodation.
If you’re the first person to see a fire:
– set off the nearest fire alarm.
– call 999 immediately.
– ring the AOTB emergency number: 07376 978153
The address is:
Academy of Music and Theatre Arts (AMATA), Falmouth University, Treliever Road, Penryn, Cornwall, TR10 9LX.
If you hear the fire alarm in the AMATA building:
You should follow the fire marshals instructions.
If you hear the fire alarm in the Falmouth University accommodation:
You should follow the fire instructions on the door to your room.
If you are staying in the accommodation at Falmouth University
– Go to Glasney Lodge to collect your key.
– Proceed to Falmouth University Academy of Music and Theatre Arts (AMATA) and then to Studio H on Level 2 (top floor) where the team will provide you with your badge/lanyard and conference “swag bag”.
Registration is open from 3pm the day before Agile on the Beach.
Check in at Glasney Lodge 3pm to 10pm Wednesday 6th. July and from 7.30am Thursday 7th. July
(if you anticipate arriving after 10pm please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will arrange for your rooms keys to be available at Glasney Lodge)
The rooms are fairly standard with a double bed and en-suite shower room.
There are shared kitchen facilities in each flat plus WiFi with the same login you will be given on registration.
Bedding and towels are provided in the rooms and either bring your own toiletries or we offer some complimentary ones when you book in.
When you arrive at the Campus please go to Glasney Lodge where you will be able to pick up the key to your accommodation along with the exact location and Flat and Room number. We are using Blocks K,L,M & N.
Please take a look at the Campus Map that shows you where the accommodation is and how to get from there to the venue.
There will be a member of the AOTB Team available at peak periods at Glasney Lodge to deal with any queries you may have.
Please note there is no parking in the Student Village other than accessible spaces so please park in the main car park as noted on the Campus Map.
All of the following information is provided in good faith and is as up to date as possible based on data in September 2021.
This gives you a good guide for 2022 and we will keep it up to date as we get nearer the actual dates.
Getting to Agile on the Beach
For the conference and accommodation please use the main university campus entrance: TR10 9LX
For deliveries to the conference use: AMATA, Falmouth University, Penryn Campus, Parkengue, Penryn, TR10 9EP
Flying to Cornwall
The closest airport to the conference is Newquay, which is about a 45-minute drive to the conference.
Coastline Travel operate from Newquay Airport, if you mention you are travelling to the conference and wish to share transfers they will help facilitate this 01637 860006. AOTB takes no responsibility for organising airport transfers.
Travel by car
– Take the A30 west from Exeter until you reach the A39 sign-posted Truro.
– Drive through Truro following signs A39 to Falmouth.
– Follow the A39 towards Falmouth until you come to the Treliever roundabout where you will see signs to the Penryn Campus.
– At Treliever roundabout take the first exit and the campus is on the right.
Travel from London
Typical journey times to Cornwall from London area are 4 to 5 hours depending on the time of year and traffic conditions. See http://www.trafficengland.com/ for traffic news.
Please note: Be wary of SatNav systems to locate the Campus – Google Maps using postcode TR10 9FE gets you to the entrance but please follow the signs from there.
Parking on campus
Parking is available in the main campus car parks. These car parks are about a 5-minute walk to the AMATA building. The campus operates a pay as you leave barrier system. (At the time of writing this, March 2019, the daily charge was £6 per day)
Disabled parking facilities are available on campus – please contact us if you need any special assistance.
There is no conference parking at the AMATA building itself, but there is access for sponsors and speakers for loading and unloading of equipment. Please contact the team directly at email@example.com if you need to bring a car up to the AMATA building, as it is not accessed via the main campus entrance.
Travel by train
The nearest train station to the campus is Penryn on the Maritime Line branch and connects to the mainline at Truro station.
It’s about 5 hours from London Paddington with usually just one change at Truro and there are frequent services throughout the day. There are also Cross Country trains via Plymouth from the North.
Great Western also offers the Night Riviera Sleeper between the West Country and London Paddington, more details on this can be found via their website. GWR
The conference is about a twenty-minute uphill walk from Penryn station or a short taxi journey (there is no taxi rank at the station, but local taxi numbers are provided on a separate page).
There will be a courtesy shuttle bus running from Penryn train station up to the campus between the times of 14.55 – 19.30.
Arrivals after this time will need to make their own way from Penryn station to the campus.
Local taxi information
The taxi companies listed here are provided for information only and are not recommendations:
+44 (0)1326 212141
+44 (0)1326 373007
+44 (0)1326 212000
+44 (0)1326 212127
Falmouth Radio Taxis
+44 (0)1326 315194
Travel by Bus or Coach
National Express coaches stop in Penryn.
Local buses U1, 2, 41 and 88 run from Falmouth Moor, via Penryn, to the University campus. For bus services within the southwest visit www.travelinesw.com