Conferences and events

A stylish events venue in a Cambridge college

Newnham College offers outstanding event facilities for up to 200, set in stunning buildings within Cambridge’s ‘hidden’ gardens.

The award-winning Dorothy Garrod Building opened in October 2018, offering stylish conference facilities for up to 150, including a rooftop meeting/dining space with wonderful views across Cambridge.

Stroll among the 19 acres of garden, relax in the Italian cafe, enjoy the contemporary architecture and dine in the beautiful historic halls.

With our mixture of contemporary and historic meeting rooms and dining spaces, Newnham College is an ideal year-round conference venue.

There is accommodation for up to 380, available out of term, including 81 new double en suite bedrooms.


Conferences and Events

Newnham College offers a stylish and distinctive venue for residential and day events for up to 200 delegates. We host dinners for up to 160 in our stunning historic Hall,…

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All things catering: dinners and receptions

Delicious food and stunning architecture: a winning combination for dining at Cambridge. Our professional team serve contemporary, thoughtful food, sourcing fresh ingredients from local farms. College Hall is a Cambridge…

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Newnham College is a charming location for a wedding. The College has beautiful ceremony rooms, extensive grounds for photographs and drinks receptions. The College Hall, where the wedding breakfast is…

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Accommodation and en-suite bedrooms

Newnham offers 81 double en-suite bedrooms within the stylish Dorothy Garrod Building.

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Conferences and Events Photo Gallery

A selection of photos of the facilities at Newnham College.

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Newnham College is a place that provides beautiful surroundings and the highest standard of service. Shown below are testimonials from some of our clients.

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Our Team

With many combined years experience in the conference/catering business, the Conference Office and the Catering Department can help plan your event.

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Bookings and Enquiries

The Conference Office is the main point of contact for all enquiries. Be it a small meeting for 2, a wedding reception or a residential event for 200 – we…

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Newnham’s location is a key reason for holding your event at the College: despite its tranquility and large estates, the college is 5 minutes from the M11, and a 10…

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