Lecture theatre

Conference and meeting room hire


"Exceptionally helpful throughout - from helping set up the initial arrangement, to being supportive on the day itself. I would definitely recommend your facilities and hope to come back next year."

We have a range of modern lecture theatres and classrooms available for hire at our Cambridge and Chelmsford campuses.

Whether you’re looking for a small meeting room for 20 people or a conference venue for 400, we have plenty of spaces to choose from. We also have a range of specialist creative spaces, including recording studios, art rooms and animation suites.

Our dedicated ARU Conferences team looks after over 900 events each year.

Venue hire in Cambridge

In central Cambridge, our venues include classrooms, lecture theatres, dedicated conference rooms and specialist creative spaces.

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Venue hire in Chelmsford

Just ten minutes from the city centre, our venues range from smaller classrooms and executive spaces, to large lecture theatres.

Browse venues in Chelmsford Catering for your event Frequently asked questions

Cambridge venue hire

Contact the ARU Conferences team in Cambridge.

Monday–Friday, 9am–4.30pm

Chelmsford venue hire

Contact the ARU Conferences team in Chelmsford.

Monday–Friday, 9am–4.30pm

Coronavirus
We will be re-opening for venue hire from 10 August 2020, for bookings of no more than 30 people. We will have additional safety measures in place.

The latest Government announcement is that from 1 October 2020 conferences and meetings for more than 30 people can take place, with additional safety measures in place.

To find out what you can expect from attending a meeting here, visit our Meeting safely at ARU page.

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