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Murray Edwards College

Flexible Flat-floored Rooms
Delicious Catering & Friendly Staff
Two Lecture Theatres
Tranquil Grounds and Gardens
Seasonal Menus and Spectacular Dining Rooms

Introduction

Murray Edwards College is an academic venue which has all the essential facilities and services to deliver a modern, successful event in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Guests are encouraged to walk on the grass in the informal but pretty gardens and the College also houses the largest collection of artworks by women in Europe (second largest in the world!). Free car parking is available on a first come, first served basis and there is superb road access.

Life as an Event Organiser can be a tough one. Long hours, scrutinised budgets and a LOT of people to please. The team at Murray Edwards College, Cambridge are here to help you whether events are your full time job, you’re planning a private celebration or you’ve been tasked with this year’s Christmas or summer party.

Murray Edwards is committed to a programme of continuous improvement and its consistently high standards are reflected in excellent feedback received from clients, who often return to the College year on year.

This friendly team will provide you with precise, easy to understand information on our facilities and services, availability and schedules/procedures that guide you through the entire process.

Prices are competitive, clear and offer you excellent value for your event at this prestigious, central Cambridge venue.

The Murray Edwards College team look forward to supporting you in delivering your next success!

Catering

Food is so crucial to event success. It is regularly reported in industry press that for delegates and guests, food is always in the top five key factors surrounding events and conferences.

At Murray Edwards College, quality is first and foremost. The College is committed to providing the right catering for your event; whether you’re looking for tasty, nutritious and energising or, a little bit of luxurious indulgence. In response to client feedback, they now include more vegan and vegetarian options than ever before.

Menus for events are full of variety, exciting, interesting and well-presented, with an eye on trends but a firm focus on suitability and agreed delivery standards.

  • Rooms
  • Accommodation

Please select a room type for more information

Bedroom

Breakout Areas

Theatre Layout Classroom layout U-Shape Layout Boardroom Layout Cabaret Layout
Buckingham House Lecture Theatre Buckingham House Lecture Theatre 140 - - - - View Media
Buckingham House Seminar Room Buckingham House Seminar Room Buckingham House Seminar Room Buckingham House Seminar Room Buckingham House Seminar Room Buckingham House Seminar Room 60 32 28 15 36 View Media
Buckingham House Syndicate Rooms 1 & 2 22 15 10 14 - View Media
Video Room Video Room 28 12 13 14 - View Media
Council Room Council Room 50 20 30 32 28 View Media
Long Room Long Room Long Room Long Room Long Room 180 70 40 46 72 View Media
Vivien Stewart Room Vivien Stewart Room 100 42 42 46 60 View Media
Jocelyn Bell Burnell Room Jocelyn Bell Burnell Room 22 12 14 14 - View Media
Music Room Music Room 28 12 13 14 - View Media
Kaetsu Lecture Theatre Kaetsu Lecture Theatre 150 - - - - View Media
Kaetsu Teaching Room Kaetsu Teaching Room 70 40 30 34 40 View Media
Kaetsu Conference Room Kaetsu Conference Room 70 40 30 34 48 View Media
Kaetsu Executive Meeting Room Kaetsu Executive Meeting Room - - 8 10 - View Media
Kaetsu Interview Room - - 8 10 - View Media
Orchard Court Gardens Orchard Court Gardens - - - - - View Media
Fellows' Garden Fellows' Garden - - - - - View Media
College Bar College Bar - - - - - View Media
Fellows' Suite 70 - 36 42 40 View Media
Kaetsu Library Room 25 15 - 10 - View Media

Dining Rooms

Max Diners Room Height Room Width Room Length
Buckingham House Foyer Buckingham House Foyer 140 - 6.5m 20.5m View Media
Council Room Council Room 42 - 7m 10m View Media
Long Room Long Room 104 - 7m 17m View Media
Kaetsu Conference Room Kaetsu Conference Room 70 - 8.5m 9m View Media
Kaetsu Foyer Kaetsu Foyer 150 - 7m 16m View Media
Dome Dining Hall Dome Dining Hall Dome Dining Hall Dome Dining Hall Dome Dining Hall Dome Dining Hall Dome Dining Hall Dome Dining Hall 270 - - - View Media
Orchard Court Gardens Orchard Court Gardens - - - - View Media
Fellows' Garden Fellows' Garden 120 - 10m 19m View Media
College Bar College Bar 100 5.1m 7.8m 5m View Media
Fellows' Suite 70 - 6m 13.5m View Media

Main Meeting Rooms

Theatre Layout Classroom layout U-Shape Layout Boardroom Layout Cabaret Layout
Buckingham House Lecture Theatre Buckingham House Lecture Theatre 140 - - - - View Media
Buckingham House Seminar Room Buckingham House Seminar Room Buckingham House Seminar Room Buckingham House Seminar Room Buckingham House Seminar Room Buckingham House Seminar Room 60 32 28 15 36 View Media
Council Room Council Room 50 20 30 32 28 View Media
Long Room Long Room Long Room Long Room 180 70 40 46 72 View Media
Vivien Stewart Room Vivien Stewart Room 100 42 42 46 60 View Media
Kaetsu Lecture Theatre Kaetsu Lecture Theatre 150 - - - - View Media
Kaetsu Teaching Room Kaetsu Teaching Room 70 40 30 34 40 View Media
Kaetsu Conference Room Kaetsu Conference Room Kaetsu Conference Room 70 40 30 34 48 View Media
Kaetsu Executive Meeting Room Kaetsu Executive Meeting Room - - 8 10 - View Media
Kaetsu Lower Ground Meeting Room Kaetsu Lower Ground Meeting Room 30 15 - - - View Media
Kaetsu Interview Room - - 8 10 - View Media
Kaetsu Library Meeting Room Kaetsu Library Meeting Room 25 15 - 10 - View Media
Orchard Court Gardens Orchard Court Gardens - - - - - View Media
Fellows' Garden Fellows' Garden - - - - - View Media
Fellows' Suite 70 - 36 42 40 View Media

Murray Edwards College Accommodation

All bedrooms, en suite and standard share bathrooms, are decorated to a high standard and offer good working areas for study. Every room has tea/coffee making facilities, toiletries, Wi Fi and fresh bedding and towels.

On arrival you will receive your Wi-Fi code, meal tickets (if applicable) and a Pocket Guide which includes maps of the College, local area and other useful information.

All bedrooms are serviced daily during your stay, except at the weekend. Breakfast is served in the main Dining Hall.

Orchard Court - Shared bathrooms Orchard Court - Shared bathrooms 62 Rooms View Media
Pearl House - En Suite Bedrooms 150 Rooms View Media
Buckingham House - En Suite Bedrooms 35 Rooms View Media
Kaetsu Centre - En Suite Bedrooms Kaetsu Centre - En Suite Bedrooms 15 Rooms View Media
Total 221 Rooms

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Venue Address

Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road
Cambridge
CB3 0DF

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