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Last Minute Booking Jan-Apr 2020

Looking for an academic conference venue in Cambridge in 2020? Murray Edwards College Events offer Cambridge’s best conference venues of all kinds: seminar and symposium spaces, corporate meetings, dining events, exhibition areas and many more. To celebrate the new year,…
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One Day Meeting Focuses On Research Excellence

Background West Suffolk Hospital NHS Trust organises an annual event, the John Cairns Research Prize Day, to showcase its trainees’ research projects, leading to the awarding of the Cairns Ophthalmology Research Prize. In Summer 2019 it was held at Murray…
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College Provides Venue With A Difference For Networking Dinner

Background Dinners for Business (‘D4B’) was founded over 20 years ago as a networking group for senior professionals working in Cambridge. The current membership of 44 comprises senior partners (or equivalent) from accounting firms, solicitors, surveyors, banks, wealth managers, engineering…
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Your East Anglian Wedding Venue

If you’re looking for a reception venue close to Cambridge city centre, with a cool contemporary style and gardens to boot, Murray Edwards College, ticks all the boxes. Although it’s not licensed for ceremonies, the college is just a five-minute…
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College Provides Venue With A Difference For Networking Dinner

Background Dinners for Business (‘D4B’) was founded over 20 years ago as a networking group for senior professionals working in Cambridge. The current membership of 44 comprises senior partners (or equivalent) from accounting firms, solicitors, surveyors, banks, wealth managers, engineering…
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Murray Edwards College Is A Star In National Audit

A Cambridge College is celebrating receiving a Three Star Campus Rating for the fourth time, following an in-depth audit of the standard of en suite accommodation it provides for conference delegates and B&B guests in vacation periods. Murray Edwards College…
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Catalyst Space Exploration

Boasting not one, but two fully-fledged conference centres, Murray Edwards College is a popular choice for businesses and organisations from a wide range of sectors. The college itself was founded in 1954, with New Hall Events, its commercial arm, celebrating…
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College Provides Ideal Setting For Strategy Day

Client Feedback Everything went extremely well – there were many compliments about how great the space was and how everyone enjoyed the food, as well as the service which contributed to the success of the Strategy Day. Louise and Peter…
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*New* Energy Boost Break

Lift your delegates with our new, homemade Energy Boost Refreshment Break We are delighted to announce our new Energy Boost Break for meetings, conferences, garden parties and other events. The break includes Homemade Cold Brew Coffee, blended 3 ways; with Almond,…
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Sewing Weekend A Success at Murray Edwards College

Client Feedback “The Sewing Weekend was a great success and everyone really liked the venue, food, accommodation and beautiful grounds, as well as the Art Collection throughout the College. A couple of minor technical issues were quickly solved by one…
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Vegan cookery masterclass event Cambridge College

Masterclass Spices Up Vegan Cookery

Chefs from a Cambridge College have recently been expanding their knowledge of vegan cookery by attending a Masterclass led by a celebrity television chef who specialises in Indian cuisine. Joe Dean, Head Chef and David Correia, Sous Chef, both from…
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Jackfruit tacos recipe

Vegan Pop Up Event

Today Murray Edwards College served delicious Jackfruit Tacos at the Vegan Pop Up event on the Downing Site in central Cambridge. Three Colleges brought delicious vegan options for tasting, alongside recipe cards so that the dishes can be tried out…
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Department of Pathology Conference

Flexibility and Attention To Detail Ensure Success For Residential Medical Conference Client Feedback “Our experience this year was fantastic and all specific requirements were addressed. As Conference Organisers, we particularly appreciated the flexibility when changing requirements were needed at short…
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Speakers at Cambridge College Conference

Conference Kick Starts Agenda For Change

Thirty-five delegates attended an important conference, organised by The Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce and hosted by Murray Edwards College, which explored the issue of gender inequality at work and set an agenda for change. The event provided a focus on…
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“Authentic Leadership” Conference

Murray Edwards College is the venue for an important conference which will explore the issue of gender inequality at work and create a strategy to tackle this high profile issue. The Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce event is being hosted by…
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Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Networking Meeting

Client Feedback “The event went really well with all aspects of a very high standard – the facilities, the food and the staff who looked after us. We particularly liked the fact that the breakfast itself was in a separate…
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Murray Edwards Events New Catering Manager

Hospitality At Murray Edwards Reaches A New Level

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Teri Byrne to Catering Manager. This is a new role which encompasses a broader range of responsibility for the hospitality functions for all customers – including Fellows, staff, students and conference and…
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Christmas Party for John Farman ICU

Client Feedback “Murray Edwards is a little gem that is hidden away and until you see it you would never know such a stunning room was there. The venue accommodated everything that we required in the one room for our…
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Cycling at Murray Edwards College Events Cambridge

Cycling in Cambridge

Cycling from Murray Edwards College Cycling in Cambridge is famous. When featured on the television, imagery of hundreds of cyclists often accompanies the piece. Our relatively small city is mainly flat and very easy to get around by bicycle. It…
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Diving Gender Equality in Africa

Feedback “The event went well. The Murray Edwards AV team was on hand to make sure we could test the videos and presentations beforehand and we also had help setting up the stage for our panel. The networking space allowed…
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New Accreditation for Art Collection

Unique collection of art by women receives accreditation from Arts Council England Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge is delighted to announce that the New Hall Art Collection, the largest Collection of art by women in Europe and second largest…
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Events Team Strengthened by New Appointment

We are delighted to announce Murray Edwards College has appointed Molly-Rose Galloway as Events Assistant, with responsibility for all the internal bookings for students, Fellows and staff, as well as helping with the day-to-day running of the busy Events department.…
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Murray Edwards Events Fine Dining Cambridge

TUCO Magazine: An Organic Approach

We are delighted to be featured in The University Caterers Organisation January issue, following a telephone interview with General Manager Chris Pope. Chris talks about our approach to the new concept of plant-based and vegan food, through listening to feedback…
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Dome Dining Hall

Mitton-Laidler Wedding

Client Feedback Jane Mitton, the bride’s mother and wedding organiser said: “The facilities on offer definitely contributed to the success of the event. There was plenty of space and we had somewhere to go whilst The Dome layout was changed…
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Refreshment break variety at Murray Edwards Events

Blog: Ten Ideas To Refresh Your Meeting Breaks

How many meetings have you been to where the refreshment breaks provide the usual coffee, tea and pre-packaged biscuits? But why not consider more creative alternatives? We are always hearing about making meetings more memorable, especially in a crowded marketplace…
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Celebrating Our Longest Client Relationship

We are delighted to have just marked a major milestone in our working relationship with US Summer School, Summer Discovery. Murray Edwards College has been working with Summer Discovery At Cambridge for 30 years, hosting more than 3,000 students and…
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School of Clinical Medicine Kaetsu Centre Cambridge

CU School of Clinical Medicine

Client Feedback “Many of our delegates commented on how nice the venue was. It’s different from many of the other Colleges and is light and airy with a modern look and tranquil feel. “Having all the IT set up prior…
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Christmas Party Cambridge College

Case Study: Team Consulting Christmas Party

Client Brief Anna Hughes, Project Administrator who helped to organise the event said: “Location for our Christmas Party is important both in terms of easy access and free/overnight parking. We were also looking for the main event to be held…
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Event Catering at Murray Edwards Events Cambridge

TUCO Reports on Catering at Murray Edwards College

The University Caterers Organisation (TUCO) examines the modern, on-trend catering offered by Murray Edwards College, Cambridge and includes detail about what is on offer to both students and external guests. The article describes what food and drink students receive from College…
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Conference & Event Filming Cambridge

Event Filming Packages Enhance Conference Services

A Cambridge College is launching a range of Event Filming & Editing Packages in response to client demand. Murray Edwards College has just unveiled Gold, Silver and Essential packages to film and edit meetings, conferences and events in its Buckingham…
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Art at Murray Edwards College Cambridge

Turner Prize Nominee in New Hall Art Collection

Murray Edwards College are delighted to acknowledge that Lubaina Himid has been nominated for the 2017 Turner Prize. Her piece “Spinster Salt’s Collection” is a longstanding member of the New Hall Art Collection and hangs in our Dome Dining Hall. “Himid has…
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Art Tour Adds New Dimension To Events

Event organisers can now enhance the appeal of their conferences and meetings by incorporating a private Art Tour at Murray Edwards College in Cambridge. The College is home to more than 450 modern and contemporary artworks by women artists –…
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Lyme Disease Cambridge Conference

Case Study: Lyme Disease Action

Client Feedback “Murray Edwards met our requirements very well. In general, Cambridge is an expensive location, but Murray Edwards was more cost-effective than some of the more central colleges. The venue staff were very helpful, answered emails promptly and were…
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Exhibitor in Kaetsu Foyer

Case Study: (ISC)2 Secure Cambridge

Client Feedback “May I take this opportunity to thank the entire events/logistics team at Murray Edwards College for the warm welcome we received and for the professionalism and outstanding effort in ensuring a smooth transition throughout the day. I have…
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Wellcome Trust at Murray Edwards College Cambridge

Case Study: Wellcome Trust Medical Research Council

Background The Wellcome Trust-Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute is an international centre of excellence for research into stem cell biology and medicine. Scientists in the Institute collaborate to generate new knowledge and understanding of the biology of stem…
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Girlguides at Murray Edwards Events Cambridge

Case Study: Girl Guiding Anglia Inspire 24

Company Background Girlguiding Anglia holds events for girls and leaders thoughout the year but Inspire24 was a first. It comprised a 24-hour event for the Senior Section, aged 14-25 years, to find out how science and technology can help change…
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Meetings with Keep Cups Murray Edwards Cambridge

Introducing reusable, branded, original KeepCups

We are delighted to present our new, environmentally sustainable, branded KeepCups. The KeepCup mission is to encourage the use of reusable cups and we at Murray Edwards Events want to encourage that too. The new 8oz cups are the perfect size…
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Corporate Christmas Cambridge

Case Study: Encore Estate Management Christmas Party

Company Background Established in 2004, Encore Estate Management Ltd provides an extensive range of property management services at both residential and commercial properties across the UK. The company hosts an annual Christmas party for all office and site-based staff which…
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SelectBio September 2015

Case Study: SelectBio Food Analysis Conference

Company Background Established in 1999 and with headquarters in the UK and regional offices in India, Singapore and the US, SELECTBIO provides market reports, custom consultancy, training courses and conferences to the biomedical marketplace, as well as managing events. Its second…
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Alumnae awarded Honours in Queen’s birthday list

Murray Edwards College is delighted to report that two of our alumnae were awarded Honours in the Queens’ Birthday list. Polly Courtice was made Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) for her contributions to global sustainability. This…
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Salad of Jersey Royals and Duck Egg

Free Spring or Summer Recipe

Spring is a time when two great British foods come in to season; Jersey Royal potatoes and asparagus. We are delighted to offer this free recipe, which is a delicious choice for a light meal on a warm day. Serves 4 people…
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En suite bedroom Cambridge

B&B Discount on Bookings for Two or More Nights

Murray Edwards College has reduced rates for stays of two or more nights for their 3* en suite bedrooms this August. Click here to view availability and make a booking. Cambridge is a fantastic city for short breaks, with architecturally stunning…
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