Think outside the box ...
Choosing the right location and venue for an event can be a difficult task. In a competitive market, our portfolio of academic venues could provide the solution you are looking for. Whether it’s a one-off day meeting or a large residential conference, our venues have a range of versatile facilities you may not have considered before.
State-of-the-art meeting rooms from 10 to 1,800 people
From tiered lecture theatres to purpose built meeting rooms. Event organisers can benefit from the large investments academic venues have put into its facilities, including the latest AV equipment and fast Wi-Fi speeds.
Quality accommodation from single study to 3* hotel standard
With over 60,000 bedrooms available during the summer months, there’s certainly lots of choice for groups. But did you know some venues have hotel style accommodation available year round, ideal for residential events.
Open spaces ideal for exhibitions to product launches
Large open spaces come in abundance at academic venues. To the creative eye they provide the ideal backdrop for exhibitions, product launches, fashion shows, networking events - the opportunities are endless.
World-class sports halls and facilities
Offering outstanding facilities from gymnasiums, athletic centres, indoor and outdoor football pitches to swimming pools. It’s no surprise that they were chosen by many teams as a training camp for the Olympics.
Outside spaces ideal for team building and marquees
Add to the mix the acres of outdoor spaces, our venues offer something truly different which others cannot. The areas can be transformed to provide marquees for large corporate events to team building away days.