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Derby 2019
Basic Details
Registration for the Meet
How To Get There
Train
Bus
Coach
Car
Facilities and Venue Details
Food
Drink
WiFi
Room Layout
The Meet
Times
Entrance Fee
What's Included
Where To Stay
Friday night
Saturday night
Sunday
What actually happened

Derby 2019

Basic Details

Brunswick Inn
  • Date: Saturday 27th. July 2019
  • Time: 12noon to 6pm
  • Location: The Brunswick Inn, 1 Railway Terrace, Derby, DE1 2RU
  • Price: Free of Charge
  • Brunswick Inn web-site

Registration for the Meet

If you wish to attend the meet, could you please register using the link available from Future Events section of the SimSig web-site. The page is already available but registrations will not be taken until after the March Birmingham meet. It is important that people register even though there is no charge for the event so that we can advise the venue of the likely numbers attending. This will enable them to plan their catering accordingly.

How To Get There

Train

Derby is served from various parts of the country by CrossCountry trains . A direct service is available from London on the Midland Main Line, provided by East Midlands Trains . Lots of local services mean access from other cities is easy. The pub is about 300 yards walking distance from the railway station main entrance: go out of the station's main entrance, turn right, walk across the car park entrance and up to the main road, cross the road at the pedestrian crossing, turn right, follow this road parallel to the railway and the pub is on the left-hand side shortly before the junction.

Bus

Bus services 1,1A( DO NOT USE THE F1 service as this goes a different route),6 and 73 run between Derby Bus Station and Derby Rail Station, passing The Brunswick. Information about these services is available from the Derby Connected web-site.

Coach

Coaches operated by National Express coaches use the new Riverlights bus station, so proceed as for local buses above. The local buses to the meet go from the same building.

Car

There is no parking at the pub itself however there are several short- and long-stay car parks within a mile of it - SatNav users are advised to use the postcode DE1 1RU. There is on-street parking for up to 4 hours in some of the streets close to the venue. If you're staying overnight then your hotel or B&B might have parking.

Venue location

Facilities and Venue Details

Food

Food is not being provided at this meet, but The Brunswick have a bar menu which can be viewed on their website .

Drink

Prices subject to change (although normally rather less expensive than many parts of the country). The pub has its own microbrewery on site and also serves a good range of other cask beers as well as the usual lagers, ciders and "smooth" beers. Drinks will be served from the main bar downstairs.

WiFi

A Wifi network without internet access will be set up so that the multiplay of the sims being used can take place. The venue has free WiFi available for those requiring internet access.

Room Layout

Brunswick Inn Brunswick Inn

Function Room (photos courtesy of DerbyBest).

Function Room

Function Room as shown on Brunswick Inn web-site

(Photo copied with their permission)

The Meet

Times

Those with laptops for use by the SimSig public, please arrive by 11:30 to set up. If you are fetching your laptop you are advised to set up a separate User Account for the meet so that your personal information and data cannot be accessed. There will be someone at the meet (fingers crossed) who will be able to grant temporary licences if anyone's machine does not have a licence for a sim that is to be used for multiplay and chaining.

Those without laptops, please wait until noon when (hopefully) everything will be ready.

Entrance Fee

There is no entrance fee for this meet. However, If you are going to attend, could you please register using the link available from Future Events section of the SimSig web-site. so that we can advise the Brunswick of the likely demand for bar food.

What's Included

Shared access to multiplayer simulations.

Where To Stay

The Smart Aston Court Hotel is very close to both the railway station and the venue.

The Hallmark Inn is a short distance further than the Aston Court.

Please offer other recommendations if you know of further suitable accommodation.

Friday night

Please offer recommendations. Previous years have included a meal at a Mexican restaurant followed by drinks at one or more local pubs.

Saturday night

The Everest once again benefited from several hungry SimSiggers seeking a post-meeting curry.

Sunday

There is no visit arranged to date.

What actually happened

TBC


Last edited by postal on 30/11/2018 at 22:45