Enrich delegates in a city with 800 years of academic history...
- Cambridge is a beautiful and quintessentially English city. With an ancient, world-leading university, it is one of two UK cities famed for being at the forefront of academia and offers event planners an inspiring mix of venues and hotels for all types of events.
- Many of the city’s venues are found within the University of Cambridge. Coming here is an opportunity to enrich delegates with 800 years of history, where they gather in calm, distraction free spaces used by the college’s famed alumni – from Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin to Stephen Hawking, William Wordsworth and Samuel Pepys.
- Cambridge is easy to reach from anywhere. The city is just 30 minutes by rail or road from the hundreds of direct international flights arriving at London Stansted Airport. It is centrally located, providing quick access to all major UK cities, and London is just 45 minutes away. Once you’re here, the railway station is a 15 minutes’ walk from the city centre. It’s quick to get anywhere in this compact city on foot and the bus and taxi services are excellent.
- Queens’ College is a unique venue in the heart of Cambridge, located on the beautiful River Cam and home to the famous Mathematical Bridge. The College blends 15th century history with modern event space and exceptional food and service. It has some of the most impressive historical architecture in Cambridge, including The Old Hall, Old Kitchens, Munro Room and Erasmus Rooms, which date back as far as 1448. These exceptional rooms provide a unique backdrop and setting for a variety of different events.
Though ancient, Cambridge University offers a state of the art lecture theatre, combined with the latest in audio-visual equipment in its Fitzpatrick Hall. The hall seats up to 240 delegates and the college’s Cripps Hall hosts over 350 theatre-style.
The university’s modern Stephen Hawking Building provides event and meeting space for up to 120 delegates, with advanced AV facilities, and the traditional rooms at the Old Courts site are ideal for meetings of up to 30 people. The stunning Bateman Auditorium is also available for lectures and recitals.
There are several private dining rooms available at the university and the magnificent Old Courts Dining Hall can seat up to 160 for gala dinners.
Cambridge is a city that has educated some of the most inspirational people in human history - it’s the natural destination for events that seek to teach, motivate and inspire.
For expert help organising your event in Cambridge, contact Meet Cambridge