Venues

We recommend the BEST VENUES to suit the size and style of our clients’ events.

"We arrange viewings to help our clients choose the right venue. Below are some of our prestigious venue partners, but we also have experience working with many other venues and love discovering new ones.”

Leszek, Supply Chain Manager, CDC Events

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BARRINGTON HALL

Barrington, CambridgeshireView on map →
200 guests

Barrington Hall is an exclusive country house set within beautiful green lawns and woodlands. The gardens are a perfect space for summer parties, while the house can host intimate dinners, all within a short drive from Cambridge.

  • Location: Barrington, Cambridgeshire
  • Capacity: 200
  • Exclusive use
  • Beautiful grounds
  • Marquee
  • Private dining and conference spaces in the Hall
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BURLOES HALL

Royston, HertfordshireView on map →
250 seated

A beautiful Queen Anne style country house with stunning views of the rolling chalk hills of Hertfordshire, easily reached from London, the M11 and A1.

  • Location: Royston, Hertfordshire
  • Capacity: 250 seated
  • Beautiful pole marquee
  • Exclusive hire
  • Secret Edwardian garden
  • Stunning country house backdrop
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CAMBRIDGE COUNTY POLO CLUB

Lode, CambridgeshireView on map →
1000+ guests

Cambridge County Polo Club is a unique event venue. Organise an exciting polo match to entertain guests and enjoy the occasion as the commentator explains the intricacies of the game from the open top double decker Chukka Bus.

  • Location: Lode, Cambridgeshire
  • Capacity: 1000+
  • Blank canvas
  • Showcase polo match
  • Punt Room, oak framed club house
  • Marquee option overlooking the polo pitches
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CAMBRIDGE UNION SOCIETY

Cambridge, CambridgeshireView on map →
100 theatre; 60 dining

Host your event in the same venue that has welcomed Winston Churchill, Theodore Roosevelt and the Dalai Lama. Home to one of the oldest debating societies in the world, the Cambridge Union Society is a stunning Victorian Gothic building set in the heart of historic Cambridge.

  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Capacity: 100 theatre, 60 dining
  • Cambridge city centre location
  • Range of spaces, including the historic debating chamber
  • Courtyard
  • 1815 bar
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CHILDERLEY

Dry Drayton, CambridgeshireView on map →
150 dining; 350 reception

Childerley Long Barn offers a beautiful, informal space for events and parties, with its magnificent gardens and grounds providing the perfect backdrop.

  • Location: Dry Drayton, Cambridgeshire
  • Capacity: 150 dining; 350 reception
  • Flexible space
  • Close to Cambridge
  • Tudor Hall backdrop
  • Exclusive hire
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CHIPPENHAM PARK

Newmarket, SuffolkView on map →
85+ guests theatre-style

Chippenham Park is a privately-owned Grade II listed house, surrounded by 300 acres of Parkland and Gardens within easy reach of Cambridge and London.

  • Location: Newmarket, Suffolk
  • Capacity: 85+ theatre-style 
  • 2 large reception rooms in the main house
  • Marquee by the lake
  • Idyllic countryside views
  • Award-winning gardens
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DOJIMA SAKE BREWERY

Ely, CambridgeshireView on map →

The UK’s first Japanese Sake Brewery, opened in 2018, offering a taste of Japan in the heart of the English countryside.

  • Location: Ely, Cambridgeshire
  • Orchard
  • Modern, unique space
  • Brewery tours and sake tastings
  • Balcony
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ELY BOATHOUSE

Ely, CambridgeshireView on map →
100 seated; 200 standing

Where the men, women and lightweights of Cambridge University prepare to win boat races, this iconic venue on the banks on the River Cam is a perfect setting for dinner, drinks, meetings or parties. Have a former rower take guests on a tour of the Boathouse, invite an Olympian to speak or stage a rowing event for something unforgettable.

  • Location: Ely, Cambridgeshire
  • Capacity: 100 seated, 200 standing
  • Riverside balcony
  • Stunning views
  • Flexible spaces
  • Exclusive hire
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ELY CATHEDRAL

Ely, CambridgeshireView on map →
700 dining

The 14th Century Lady Chapel within Ely Cathedral is renowned for its simple beauty and rich acoustics. The combination of majestic architecture, sensitive lighting, sound and music, produces a unique occasion in an unforgettable location. The venue is the perfect setting for private concerts, banquets, launch parties and exhibItions.

  • Location: Ely, Cambridgeshire
  • Capacity: 700 dining
  • Stunning venue
  • Modern facilities within ancient surroundings
  • Tailor-made events
  • Exclusive hire
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GRANARY ESTATES

Woodditton, SuffolkView on map →
240 reception, 180 dining

With its original flint walls and timber beams, The Granary Barns offers a venue to complement all types of celebrations and events. Two original barns are linked by an open glass walkway with a stunning private courtyard in between. 

  • Location: Woodditton, Suffolk
  • Capacity: 240 reception, 180 dining
  • Flexible spaces
  • Where old meets new
  • Courtyard and picturesque grounds
  • Exclusive hire
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THE GUILDHALLS

Cambridge, CambridgeshireView on map →
Large hall 500 reception, 400 dining; Small hall 150 reception, 100 dining

The Guildhalls are situated in the heart of the historic quarter of Cambridge fronting the market place and offer two versatile spaces which have played host to a variety of events from fashion shows to conferences and sporting events.

  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Large Hall capacity: 500 reception, 400 dining
  • Small Hall capacity: 150 reception, 100 dining
  • Halls can be hired separately or combined
  • Lift access
  • Cambridge city centre location
  • Combine with Corn Exchange for large-scale conferences
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ISLAND HALL

Godmanchester, CambridgeshireView on map →
180 dining

Island Hall is an elegant riverside mansion built in the late 1740s. The house is situated in 3 acres of gardens including an ornamental Saxon island in the Great Ouse river. 

  • Location: Godmanchester, Cambridgeshire
  • Capacity: 180 dining
  • Venues within house for smaller events
  • Marquee option
  • Tours of the house and grounds
  • Private island
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KETTLE'S YARD

Cambridge, CambridgeshireView on map →
300 reception; 20 dining on the terrace

A modern and contemporary art gallery in Cambridge, Kettle’s Yard comprises a beautiful house with a remarkable collection of modern art and a beautiful, light gallery space. Kettle’s Yard hosts a wide range of events from one day meetings, to product launches and elegant drinks receptions.

  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Capacity: 300 reception; 20 dining on the terrace
  • Two bold and beautiful gallery spaces
  • Meeting rooms
  • Tours of the house and collections
  • Exclusive hire
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KINGSGATE CONFERENCE CENTRE

Peterborough, CambridgeshireView on map →
1500 auditorium; 200 dining

KingsGate is one of the largest and best equipped conference centres in East Anglia and the East Midlands. The modern, hi-tech venue has a range of rooms, from the impressive Auditorium with over 740 square metres of floor space and a theatre sized stage, to smaller, comfortable and light meeting rooms.

  • Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
  • Capacity: 1500 auditorium; 200 dining
  • Auditorium & Welcome Atrium
  • 3 conference suites, 7 meeting rooms, 2 informal rooms
  • Easy links to major roads and train station
  • Free car parking
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LANWADES HALL

Newmarket, SuffolkView on map →

Lanwades Hall is a historic Tudor-style manor house set in the beautiful Suffolk countryside. Set at the end of a sweeping tree-lined driveway in tranquil surroundings, the venue offers indoor and outdoor spaces for parties, retreats and private events.

  • Location: Newmarket, Suffolk
  • Grand mansion
  • Privacy and exclusivity
  • Open fireplace
  • Sunken gardens
  • 4 state rooms, private gardens and parkland
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LONGSTOWE HALL

Longstowe, CambridgeshireView on map →
150 dining

Dating from the reign of Elizabeth I, Longstowe Hall lies off Ermine Way, which once connected Roman London with York. Surrounded by an Edwardian garden, Longstowe Hall offers a grand venue for away days, corporate dining and private parties.

  • Location: Longstowe, Cambridgeshire
  • Capacity: 150 dining
  • Exclusive hire
  • Marquee on the lawn
  • House and gardens talks
  • Close to Cambridge
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PRIVATE VENUES & TEMPORARY STRUCTURES

We have worked in many private venues, including corporate premises, private homes and outdoor spaces. Our experienced team will arrange a site visit to agree all of the logistics and discuss how the space can best be used. We can also arrange temporary structures, such as marquees or an inflatable dome, either as a standalone, or to increase the capacity of your existing space.

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THE MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY

Cambridge, CambridgeshireView on map →
350 across three floors

The Museum is home to two million years of human history, one million objects, and countless astonishing stories. A truly unique and memorable backdrop to events of all kinds, from conferences to presentations.

  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Capacity: 350 across three floors
  • Unique gallery spaces
  • Central Cambridge location
  • Evening events
  • Exclusive hire
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RECTORY FARM

Cambridge, CambridgeshireView on map →
200 seated; 500 summer parties

Located on the outskirts of Cambridge, Rectory Farm offers a versatile marquee and charming gardens. The space is ideal for summer parties on the lawn or spilling out into the surrounding fields for larger groups.

  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Capacity: 200 seated, 500 summer parties
  • Close to Cambridge city centre
  • Secluded
  • Large grounds
  • Exclusive hire
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SAFFRON HALL

Saffron Walden, EssexView on map →
740 auditorium seating; 300 dining

Saffron Hall is an award-winning auditorium with excellent technical capability and versatile spaces, perfect for dinners, conferences, award ceremonies and charity events.

  • Location: Saffron Walden, Essex
  • Capacity: 740 auditorium seating, 300 dining
  • Flexible space with raked seating that can be removed to suit
  • Unique venue
  • Separate bar
  • Modern, state-of-the-art facilities
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ST BARNABAS CHURCH

Cambridge, CambridgeshireView on map →
Up to 350 in the Main Church

The beautiful Victorian Church was originally built in 1869, and has recently been transformed into a stunning contemporary building. Located in the vibrant Mill Road area of Cambridge, the church offers a breath taking back-drop for events. 

  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Capacity: Up to 350 in the Main Church
  • 6 spaces available
  • Original features
  • Breakout spaces
  • Cambridge city centre location
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ST EDMUNDSBURY CATHEDRAL

Bury St Edmund’s, SuffolkView on map →
726 concert; 400 dining

Located in a prime position in the centre of Bury St Edmund’s, St James’s Church was built within the precincts of an abbey and became a Cathedral in 1914. The stunning stained glass windows and vaulted ceilings provide a stylish backdrop for all types of events from dinner in the Nave to concerts. 

  • Location: Bury St Edmund’s, Suffolk
  • Capacity: 726 concert; 400 dining
  • Dining in the Nave
  • Stylish, unique space
  • Town centre location
  • Excellent acoustics
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ST PAUL'S CHURCH

Cambridge, CambridgeshireView on map →
250 theatre; 170 dining

A beautifully renovated and versatile building, St Paul's Church is a 10 minute stroll from Cambridge City Centre and the railway station. The venue offers a variety of spaces to suit all styles of event. 

  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Capacity: 250 theatre, 170 dining
  • Multiple, flexible spaces for small and large events
  • City centre location
  • Original features, including stained glass windows
  • Raised stage and audiovisual capabilities
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STOREY'S FIELD CENTRE

Cambridge, CambridgeshireView on map →
270 reception; 180 dining

Storey’s Field Centre is a landmark building in Eddington, a newly developed district in the north west of Cambridge, opened in Spring 2018. The venue provides a range of flexible spaces including a stunning triple height hall.

  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Capacity: 270 reception; 180 dining
  • Sprung floor and theatre lighting
  • Meeting rooms and breakout spaces
  • Private courtyard
  • Bright foyer with registration area
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TRINTY HALL

Cambridge city centre, CambridgeshireView on map →
200 outdoor events; 150 dining; 100 theatre

As one of the oldest Cambridge Colleges, dating back to 1350, Trinity Hall’s stunning historic architecture and beautiful riverside grounds provide the perfect setting for a wide range of events. For a quintessentially Cambridge experience, you could enjoy punting along the River Cam or drinks on the River Terrace. Throughout the year, the range of historic dining rooms and flexible meeting spaces is equally inviting at this unique venue.

  • Location: Cambridge city centre, Cambridgeshire
  • Capacity: 200 outdoor events; 150 dining; 100 theatre
  • Outstanding riverside setting
  • Medieval Dining Hall
  • Ideal venue for garden parties, corporate and private dinners & weddings

 

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WYNG Gardens - Trinity Hall

Cambridge city centre, CambridgeshireView on map →
100 guests

Ideally located in Cambridge city centre, WYNG Gardens offers first-class conference facilities and meeting rooms for up to 100 delegates, as well as comfortable en-suite double bedrooms for overnight guests.

  • Location: Cambridge city centre, Cambridgeshire
  • Capacity: 100
  • Attractive contemporary space and private walled garden
  • Flexible room layouts
  • Inbuilt AV system with video conferencing facilities 
  • Ideal venue for networking events & drinks receptions
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