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Queens' College

The exterior of Queens' College, a unique event venue in Cambridge.
Queens' College
Fitzpatrick Hall is a modern auditorium with tiered seating and a large screen, great for conferences and presentations.
Fitzpatrick Hall
The exterior of the Long Gallery at Queens' College, Cambridge.
Queens' College
An oak panelled room, with log fires and old portraits set for a small private dining experience.
OSCR
Long tables set with white linen and candles ready for dinner in the Old Hall at Queens' College.
The Old Hall
The Mathmatical Bridge is a wooden footbridge over the River Cam connecting the old and new part of Queens' College.
Mathmatical Bridge

Queens’ College is a unique venue in the heart of Cambridge, located on the River Cam and home to the famous Mathematical Bridge. The College blends 15th-century history with modern event space and exceptional food and service.

The College is home to some of the most impressive historical architecture in Cambridge to include 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 and never fail to impress.

Queens’ College combines, old with new and Fitzpatrick Hall offers a state of the art lecture theatre combined with the latest in audio-visual production for up to 240 guests. Cripps Hall can host over 350 delegates, creating flexible and adaptable event options

Queens’ College's unique meeting facilities are supported by an exceptional catering team, developing menus that fit exactly to client's needs and budget.

The College's wonderful dining rooms are complemented by very high standards of cuisine, catering expertise and a professional and congenial level of service that will ensure your occasion is memorable in every way.

Rooms and Accommodation

  • Rooms
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Bedroom

Breakout Areas

Theatre
Layout
Classroom
Layout
U-Shape
Layout
Boardroom
Layout
Cabaret
Layout
Dimensions
The interior in the Old Hall is richly decorated and above the Tudor fireplace are tiles attributed to William Morris and his associates.
Old Hall
120
30
-
-
114
Width: 8.2m
Length: 13.5m
This oak panelled 15th Century room, has a beamed ceiling, chandeliers, log fires and old portraits, making it a special room for private dining.
OSCR
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-
-
20
-
Width: 6.6m
Length: 9.6m
A modern lecture theatre, equipped with the latest audio-visual facilities and a large staged area, the perfect setting for conferences.
Fitzpatrick Hall
211
120
-
-
100
Width: 12m
Length: 24m
Once part of the library, the beamed ceiling, book cases and mahogany table in the Munro Room provide both elegance and style for private dining.
Munro Room
114
-
-
34
-
Width: 5.7m
Length: 13.5m
The Bowett room is a flexible event space with two walls of windows giving a bright and airy feel.
Bowett Room
80
30
-
36
-
Width: 6m
Length: 12.8m
The original 15th century kitchens have been converted into an attractive multi-purpose events space.
Old Kitchens
55
24
-
30
-
Width: 5.7m
Length: 13.5m
Cripps Hall at Queens' College, the tables are set with white linen and crockery for a private dinner.
Cripps Hall
-
-
-
-
354
Width: 13m
Length: 27m
The Erasmus room is a very traditional College room, parquet flooring, wooden beams and paned windows add charm and character.
Erasmus Room
50
30
30
24
-
Width: -
Length: -
The Bar and conservatory is a modern space for delegates and guests to relax and unwind during their conference.
Bar and Conservatory
-
-
-
-
-
Width: -
Length: -
A large registration area with desk, perfect for networking and welcoming delegates.
Queens' Registration Area
-
-
-
-
-
Width: -
Length: -
The Armitage Room, set with rows of chairs, can be used for private dinners or for day meetings.
Armitage Room
66
25
-
34
-
Width: 6.7m
Length: 11.2m
A seminar room fully equipped with desk chairs, projection facilities, built in speaker system, interactive smart screens and Wifi, a great breakout room.
Stephen Thomas 4th Floor Seminar Rooms
32
12
-
18
-
Width: -
Length: -
The Angevin Room, theatre style set up with presentation screen at the front.
Angevin Room
60
25
20
16
-
Width: 5.4m
Length: 7.5m

Main Meeting Rooms

Theatre Layout
Classroom layout
U-Shape Layout
Boardroom Layout
Cabaret Layout
Dimensions
The interior in the Old Hall is richly decorated and above the Tudor fireplace are tiles attributed to William Morris and his associates.
Old Hall
120
30
-
-
114
Width: 8.2m
Length: 13.5m
This oak panelled 15th Century room, has a beamed ceiling, chandeliers, log fires and old portraits, making it a special room for private dining.
OSCR
-
-
-
20
-
Width: 6.6m
Length: 9.6m
A modern lecture theatre, equipped with the latest audio-visual facilities and a large staged area, the perfect setting for conferences.
Fitzpatrick Hall
211
120
-
-
100
Width: 12m
Length: 24m
Set for a small private dining event the beamed Munro Room is located within Old Court at Queens’ College. Once part of the library, the beamed ceiling, book cases and mahogany table in the Munro Room provide both elegance and style for private dining.
Munro Room
114
-
-
34
-
Width: 5.7m
Length: 13.5m
The Bowett room is a flexible event space with two walls of windows giving a bright and airy feel.
Bowett Room
80
30
-
36
-
Width: 6m
Length: 12.8m
The original 15th century kitchens have been converted into an attractive multi-purpose events space.
Old Kitchens
55
24
-
30
-
Width: 5.7m
Length: 13.5m
Cripps Hall at Queens' College, the tables are set with white linen and crockery for a private dinner.
Cripps Hall
-
-
-
-
354
Width: 13m
Length: 27m
The Erasmus room is a very traditional College room, parquet flooring, wooden beams and paned windows add charm and character.
Erasmus Room
50
30
30
24
-
Width: -
Length: -
The Bar and conservatory is a modern space for delegates and guests to relax and unwind during their conference.
Bar and Conservatory
-
-
-
-
-
Width: -
Length: -
A large registration area with desk, perfect for networking and welcoming delegates.
Queens' Registration Area
-
-
-
-
-
Width: -
Length: -
The Armitage Room, set with rows of chairs, can be used for private dinners or for day meetings.
Armitage Room
66
25
-
34
-
Width: 6.7m
Length: 11.2m
A seminar room fully equipped with desk chairs, projection facilities, built in speaker system, interactive smart screens and Wifi, a great breakout room.
Stephen Thomas 4th Floor Seminar Rooms
32
12
-
18
-
Width: -
Length: -
The Angevin Room, theatre style set up with presentation screen at the front.
Angevin Room
60
25
20
16
-
Width: 5.4m
Length: 7.5m

Dining Rooms

Max Diners
Room Width
Room Length
Tables set for dinner in the Old Hall, with historic portraits and opulent decoration, it is a truly splendid setting for private dining.
The Old Hall
114
8.2m
13.5m
Set for a small private dining event the beamed Munro Room is located within Old Court at Queens’ College.
The Munro Room
36
5.7m
13.5m
The OSCR (Old Senior Combination Room) set up to 20 guests for private dining, in grand oak panelled surroundings.
The OSCR
20
6.6m
9.6m
Birds eye view of the hall set for dinner, the dining hall is available out of term time for dinners, balls and parties.
Cripps Dining Hall
354
13m
27m

Queens' College Accommodation

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All the guest rooms in Queens' are centrally heated and comfortably furnished. All have private telephones, tea and coffee making facilities and complimentary bathroom accessories - in short, everything you require to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable.

Cripps' Court single en suite bedroom is bright and spacious with tea and coffee making facilities and comfortable armchair, ideal for conference accommodation.
Single En Suite Bedrooms
205 Rooms
A traditional College bedroom with a spacious living room area complete with desk and chair, suitable conference accommodation. Traditional College bedroom with two single beds, with tea and coffee making facilities.
Twin En Suite Bedroom
51 Rooms
Total
256 Rooms

Weddings

Dating back to 1448 and Situated on the River Cam, Queens' College is a beautiful location for a Traditional Cambridge college wedding. The College's historic buildings separated by the world-famous Mathematical Bridge, delightful lawned courtyards and river setting make an elegant and extravagant backdrop for your reception drinks and photographs. Our heritage rooms provide character and intimacy for your wedding breakfast and party. Every Wedding is unique and individual and that is why we have our dedicated Team to work with you to help make your day a truly bespoke celebration.

Civil Licence
Yes
Maximum number for a Civil Ceremony
114
Maximum number for a Wedding Breakfast
117
Maximum number for an Evening Reception
250
Restrictions:
The College is unable to host weddings during term time but welcomes all wedding parties throughout the Easter, summer and Christmas vacation periods. No Marquees allowed within the grounds.

Green Initiatives

  1. Queens' now offer more plant-based foods which are seasonal to reduce C02 Admissions from Cattle.
  2. Due to the decline of fish in our seas, Queens' have signed up to the sustainable Fish Campaign.
  3. The College now use Paper bags rather than plastic in the Visitors shop, all pencils in the shop are recycled.
  4. Queens' have introduced Eco Friendly re-usable cups, which are 100% Natural and made from Rice Husk.

Did You Know?

  1. The iconic, world-famous, wooden 'Mathematical' Bridge joins the historic east side of the College to the modern west side.
  2. Picturesque Cloister Court is one of the most beautiful sights in Cambridge, featuring the outstanding Elizabethan timber-framed President's Long Gallery.
  3. The medieval Old Dining Hall has been beautifully restored, providing a historic atmosphere in keeping with the College's long tradition.
  4. Queens' plural 's' represents two foundresses, Margaret of Anjou and Elizabeth Woodville, and its present patroness, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

How To Find Queens' College

Queens' College
Cambridge
CB3 9ET