Venue information

The Conference Suite is a flexible space for your meeting, seminar or training event, fully equipped with audio visual facilities and Wi-Fi.  With exclusive hire the space can be customised to create one conference room for 30-80 persons or can be divided into three smaller rooms for 10-30 persons. The Centre is available to hire weekdays from 8.30am-5.30pm.  

Dimensions of the Conference Suite 100 sq ft. Height:  min 2.42 meters max 3.15 meters Length: 13.85 meters  Width: 7.60 meters

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The Education & Conference Centre at Arthur Rank Hospice Charity set up as a Conference Room with a maximum capacity of 90 people. The room can also be divided into two or three smaller spaces.

Day Delegate Packages 

We offer Day Delegate Packages*.  Select from our Bronze or Silver packages from £42.00 to include:

  • 8 hour Conference Room Hire equipped with Audio Visual facilities, flipcharts and Wi-Fi
  • Conference stationery and table mineral water 
  • Three servings of refreshments of coffee, teas, fruit juices and snacks
  • Hot or cold buffet lunch with seasonal fruit and delicious mini cakes 
  • Venue Manager and full Hospitality Service 
  • One unreserved car parking space subject to availability 

For exclusive hire minimum delegate numbers 30. Prices are valid to 31.12.23 and exclude VAT. *Minimum delegate numbers apply.

Video Conferencing and Hybrid Event Packages 

Our video conferencing and hybrid event packages offer solutions for in-person and virtual delegate events. Our hybrid packages are delivered in association with Venue Audio Visual using our in-house video conferencing equipment.  Contact our Venue Team who will help you to choose the right solution to create a successful event.

To enquire about venue hire, arrange a tour or for a bespoke package contact or telephone 01223 675780


Is the venue accessible?

Our venue is fully accessible and we welcome all visitors.

Our Conference Team will be on hand to support and will be pleased to assist you before and during your visit.

The Conference Suite can be divided to create three separate rooms, ideal for smaller meetings or break out spaces.

Our Hospitality Team will cater for your event with refreshments and catering served to the Conference Centre.  

Perfect for breakfast meetings, select from either the Continental or English breakfast buffet or our hot or cold lunch buffets with assorted meat, fish and vegetarian sandwiches, fresh fruit platter and cakes and sweet treat assortment.

Planning an evening function? Select from our menus including Canapés, hot or cold buffet or summer BBQ. If you are considering a particular theme we can discuss a customised menu for your event to fit with your budget.

We cater for particular dietary requirements with advance notice.  We are a non-licensed venue, however we can apply for a temporary alcohol license subject to advance notice.

The hospice is conveniently located next to the Babraham Park & Ride where all visitors are encouraged to park for free.

Our Venue Hire Team are committed to protecting and reducing our impact on the environment and have adopted the following principles:

  1. A commitment to reducing waste and using environmentally friendly and recycled products were possible.  We have introduced recycling waste bins in the Education and Conference Centre and are seeking to reduce our food waste.
  2. Reducing single use plastic and have introduced glass bottled table water for our venue hire customers.
  3. Reducing water usage and have re-introduced jugs of table water for our venue hire customers. We also encourage visitors to bring water bottles and refill from our water cooler.
  4. We are committed to being energy efficient. Our award-winning building benefits from environmental features including solar panels, green roofs, and motion censored lighting. We provide venue hire hospitality and source local produce where possible for our buffet menus.

The Education and Conference Centre is a Meet Cambridge venue and was featured in an article in Conference News about food sustainability (page 22).  We are also a member of the Cambridge Sustainable Food Network.

If you are interested in supporting our Going Green campaign, please get in touch.  To find out more about hiring our Conference Room for your event contact our Venue Hire Team at

Please see our Green Ways webpage for more information about the Charity’s Green initiatives and commitment to sustainability. 

We have been awarded a mia accreditation from the Meetings Industry Association, the sector’s leading trade body for business meetings and events.

The accreditation assures our venue hire partners, customers, and charity supporters booking with the Venue Hire Team, can expect a high-quality service and venue for their meetings and conferences at our award-winning building

For more information please read our news article HERE

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Louise Higgins, Business Development Manager

Louise manages our client portfolio and will assist you with your venue solutions as well as ensuring our clients receive exceptional customer service and hospitality. As an experienced Business and Events Manager, she has worked in partnership with a range of high profile client accounts and stakeholders to deliver mid-scale in-person corporate events, dinners and conferences in the UK and Europe. The Venue Team will welcome your delegates and ensure you have a successful event.  Contact Louise at

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