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The 32nd UK Filk Convention | Best Western Hotel, Marks Tey

7–9 February 2020


Our hotel for DemiSemiQuaver is the Best Western Hotel, Marks Tey, Colchester. Just off the A12 near Colchester, it is also reasonably easily reached by public transport.


Room bookings will be available via the convention. Details on how to book them will be available at a later date, but the prices will be:

Room only
(per night)
Room plus breakfast
(per night)
Single room £72 £80
Double/Twin room £77 £88
Adjoining room (4 adults) £140 £160
Adjoining room (2 adults, 2 children) £120 £140

Getting There


Best Western Marks Tey Hotel
London Road
Marks Tey


From the M25, exit at J28 onto the A12 towards Chelmsford. Stay on the A12 for approximately 34 miles and then exit onto the A120, signposted Bishops Stortford. At the roundabout take the 3rd turning signposted to Stanway follow the road over the A12, at the next roundabout take the 1st turning, the entrance to the hotel is 200 yards on your left.


The hotel has a large car park. Parking is free, but you must register your car with their system as soon as possible after arrival. There is a touch-screen device for this purpose at Reception.

Public Transport

The hotel is a 0.5 mile walk from Marks Tey train station. The walk is simple, but does require crossing the A12 and going over a bridge.

Taxis are available to go between the station and the hotel.


The hotel provides a lunch and dinner menu, as well as a restricted 24-hour menu.

There are a few restaurants within 0.4 miles of the hotel, including the Bungalow Diner (an American style diner) and Jhaal (an Indian restaurant).

Within 2 miles of the hotel the options include: