Coronal Loop Workshop VII

Heating of the Magnetically Closed Corona

DAMTP, CMS, University of Cambridge, 21-23 July 2015


Photo by Daniel Oi

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Social events and practical information

A reception will take place on Monday (20th) evening between 5:30pm and 7pm at the workshop location. A registration desk will be open.

The conference dinner will take place on Wednesday evening (22nd) in St. Edmunds College, a few minutes walk from the Conference.

For those interested, we can organise a punt tour of Cambridge along the river or a visit to the colleges on the Friday morning after the conference.

Local information on places to visit in and around Cambridge can be found in the following web pages:

Visiting the University Museums and Colleges

Tourist information about Cambridge - What's on

Four Shakespeare plays will be on show at 7:30 pm during the Workshop week. For information and bookings see Cambridge Shakespeare Festival

There will also be a number of music events as part of the Cambridge Summer Music festival during the Workshop week. For information and bookings see Cambridge Summer Music Festival

Nearby restaurants/pubs where to eat (reservations recommended):

Cambridge is full of restaurants and places to drink. To make your choice that little bit easier, the LOC have made a list of some personal favourites. You can see all these places on a map here


St. Johns ChophouseBritish Restaurant, and as the name suggests very meat orientated. Only a short walk from the department. You need to order by 7pm for their earlybird special. (Northampton St.)
CoastA nice fish restaurant in Cambridge. A good place for fish & chips, both for eat-in or takeaway. There are other good things on the menu, with the fishcakes as a good choice.(Trinity St.)
SmokeworksExcellent BBQ food with large portions. Reservations are not possible, so on busy days you need to get there early, or sign up to the waiting list and have a drink in the Eagle (Bene't St.)
La Tasca A Spanish restaurant & Tapas Bar (14-16 Bridge Street, Cambridge)
ZizziIntalian restaurant. An inexpensive option, but reasonable for what it is (Bene't St.)
La MargaritaItalian restaurant with an excellent ealy-bird special available until 7pm (Magdelene St.)
La MimosaItalian restaurant with a very popular terrace by the River Cam (on the corner of the Jesus Green)
The Rice BoatSouth Indian (Kerala) cuisine (37 Newnham Road, Cambridge)
CocumSouth Indian (Kerala) cuisine, the Masala Dosa is especially good (71 Castle St)
RajaIndian Restaurant with very friendly service and a great range of dishes both vegetarian and non-veg (60 Kings St)
Thanh BinhVietnamese restaurant, the pho is always a good choice here. You can bring your own wine. (Magdelene St.)
Big BuddhaThai restaurant (Bridge Street)
Teri-AkiJapanese food (Quayside)
Chinese CanteenChinese food. Authentic and very tasty. (Bridge St.)
North China DumplingChinese dumplings. A real treat. Good for a light meal, or something more substantial (Regent St.)
Rainbow CafeNot very high-end but highly popular, very good vegetarian only selection, daily specials, soups & sweets to die for
(Kings Parade, opposite Kings College)

Cafes & Sandwich shops

AromiSmall Italian/Sicilian sandwich place (Bene't St.)
Charlie's Coffee CompanyA good place for coffee. They also have nice pizza and ice-cream (Burleigh St.)
Bread & MeatA wonderful sandwich shop where the sandwiches are mainly made up of (roasted) meat and bread (Bene't St.)
Auntie's tea shopA nice little tea room with good cakes, the banana cake is a particular recommendation (Opposite Kings College)
Patisserie ValerieFor those with a sweet tooth (Bridge St.)

Pubs and Bars (most of these will also offer food)

Pint ShopAn ever-changing range of beers and ales mostly brewed by small breweries both local and from around the UK (Bene't St.)
The EagleA traditional pub that is steeped in the DNA of scientific discovery. A great place for talking research late into the night. (Bene't St.)
The Cambridge BrewhouseA great pub that has its own microbrewery on the premises (King Street)
The PunterClose to the department, and good place for an evening meal. Plenty of seats in the converted stable next door (Northampton St.)
The Castle InnOne of the closest pubs to the department, a good choice for a post-workshop beer (Castle St.)
The MaypoleMany beers on tap and good Italian food (Park St.)
The AnchorA nice pub by the River Cam (Silver St.)
The GrantaA lovely old pub, not too far from the department.(Newnham Terrace)
PickerelCentral location, with a nice range of beers and a good atmosphere (Magdelene St.)
The Free PressA very charming pub that's a little bit further afield beyond Parker's Piece (Prospect Row)
The GeldartEven further afield, beyond the Grafton Centre, but a great pub, and really excellent food (Sleaford St.)
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