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General enquiries

Information on this website relates to the London Festival of Education which took place in February 2015. For information about the festival in 2016, please email Carla Madrilejo at or ring 020 7911 5351.


UCL Institute of Education (IOE) at 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL. The IOE is in a prime position in central London near Russell Square.

HoW To Get here


Plan your journey


By tube
Russell Square is the nearest tube station on the Piccadilly line which is a 5-minute walk away.
Euston on the Victoria and Northern lines and Euston Square on the Hammersmith and City line are a 10-minute walk away.

By train

The closest rail station is Euston, which is a 10-minute walk away. Other principal railway stations into London are all within a 30-minute journey, by bus or tube.

By car
IOE is in the London congestion charging zone.
Please note that IOE doesn't have a car park. Street parking in the neighbourhood is managed by Camden Council. Private parking is offered by National Car Parks (NCP)- further details CCParking

By aeroplane
The closest airport is London Heathrow. London's airports are all within a 1 to 2-hour journey, by bus or tube.

By bicycle
There is a cycle-hire docking station on the east side of the building, in Bedford Way. It is managed by Transport for London.

Visitors arriving on their own bikes may lock them to the perimeter railing of the concourse, on the west side of our main building.

Food and drink

There will be a variety of street food available, courtesy of the team at Kerb.

Cash machines

There are no cash machines at the event so you are advised to bring cash with you. The nearest cash machines are located in Gower Street across Waterstone's, about a 3-minute walk away.


Should you require to stay overnight, there are a lot of hotels around the venue within walking distance catering to various budgets.