Conferences, Meetings & Events
at Murray Edwards College

There’s nothing quite like an event in the iconic city of Cambridge held at Murray Edwards, one of Cambridge University’s prestigious women’s Colleges. Our team are here to help produce memorable, stand-out experiences that achieve your event and conferencing objectives.

Two conference centres, Paula Browne House and Buckingham House, both with large foyers, lecture theatres that seat 140 and flexible meeting and break-out rooms are perfect for conferences and training days and are self-contained on site. Further meeting rooms are available in the heart of the College.

For dining, we offer a variety of rooms to suit groups of 30 – 250 including the intimate and prestigious Fellows’ Suite and the iconic “Dome” dining hall, alongside exquisite service, food and drink. En-suite bed and breakfast are available out of term time.

Free Car Parking

First come, first served car parking situated on Storey’s Way and Huntingdon Road. Bicycle parking is also available near the Porters’ Lodge.

Modern Design

Striking buildings designed by Chamberlin, Powell and Bon, one of the most important modernist architectural firms in post-war England.

Renowned Art Collection

The largest collection of artworks by women in Europe. This museum accredited, eclectic collection is displayed throughout College.

Expert AV Support

Modern, integrated equipment suitable for all your AV needs, with support from our experienced technician and agency partners.

Consistently Happy Clients

Clients repeatedly mention our professional, friendly staff, comfortable, well-equipped facilities and tasty food.


You can see our sustainability progress here. We hold a silver Green Impact award and are working hard on next steps.

A unique Cambridge venue that is perfect for your meeting or conference.

Comfortable, modern bedrooms await you and with either en suite or standard facilities we cover all budgets.

Wake up to a delicious breakfast with plenty of options to choose from.

Comfortable, flexible meeting and break out rooms in a range of sizes. All main meeting rooms have integrated AV facilities.

Cycling at Murray Edwards College Events Cambridge

Roam our beautiful, informal gardens and take a self-guided art tour through the College.

Delectable Dining

We offer a variety of menus including buffets, BBQs, afternoon tea and sumptuous fine dining.

Attention to Detail

Our Events team have a wealth of experience organising all kinds of events from meetings and conferences to dinners and garden parties.

We work with you to deliver memorable experiences for your guests in an inspirational environment.

Cambridge Conference Venue

We understand event organisers have many balls in the air, so we will remind you when we need information – one less thing for you to remember!

Friendly, approachable team
Our team are available by email, telephone and face-to-face to record all the important details of your event.

Cross-department connections
Our teams are close and talk frequently about your event; so any updates about the day or on it will be quickly passed on and implemented.


En Suite bed and breakfast available out of term time.

Cambridge College Wedding Venue

Murray Edwards College is the perfect place for wedding breakfasts and receptions. Your guests will love the friendly, relaxed atmosphere of this prestigious venue, with on site parking in central Cambridge.

A contemporary Cambridge College with striking Brutalist architecture and spacious, pretty grounds.

En suite bed and breakfast available in vacations.

How To Find Us

We are situated on the edge of Cambridge city centre. Following a straight 10 minute route from major roads, M11 and A14, Murray Edwards College is simple for your guests to find. We are delighted to offer free parking in our private car park off Storey’s Way on a first come, first serve basis