Our full-time Conference Co-ordinator is available to handle your enquiry, confirm availability and assist with the detailed planning of your event.

Full details of what we can provide for conferences are given in our downloadable brochure. On this page we give an overview of our facilities

 

Enquiries and bookings

To discuss your requirements and check availability, please do not hesitate to contact our full-time Conference Co-ordinator, Anne Gifford:

Telephone 01223 338205
Email conference@pet.cam.ac.uk
Address Peterhouse
Cambridge
CB2 1RD

Alternatively, please submit an enquiry via our online Enquiry Form.

Peterhouse Theatre

Peterhouse's Theatre seats 180 people, with a fully equipped projection room. It is used for presentations, lectures and theatrical and musical performances.

The Lubbock Room

This bright and lofty room, formerly part of the University Museum of Classical Archaeology and adjacent to the Theatre, was refurbished in 2005. With its own fully-equipped servery, it is an ideal break-out area for events taking place in the Theatre. As well as being used for serving a range of refreshments, it provides the perfect setting for promotional stands, posters and publicity materials. 

The Lubbock Room can also be used independently for seminars and speaker meetings.

 

Capacity

Refreshments:  180
Theatre-style:  70
Boardroom-style:  30
Classroom-style:  25

The Upper Hall

The Upper Hall is an attractive, part-panelled room which opens onto a balcony overlooking the Hall itself.

This flexible space lends itself to meetings and seminars for smaller groups.

 

Capacity

Theatre-style:  46
Boardroom-style:  22
Classroom-style:  20

The Henry Cavendish Room

This panelled Georgian room, beautifully furnished with antiques, was formerly part of a Fellow’s ‘set’ and is named after Henry Cavendish, a Petrean scientist credited with having discovered hydrogen and calculated the mass of the Earth in the 18th century.

It provides an ideal setting for small meetings and seminars.  

 

Capacity

Boardroom-style:  16

 

The Davidson Room

This flexible space lends itself to meetings and seminars for smaller groups. It has excellent AV facilities.

Seminar rooms

We have a number of seminar rooms useful for smaller numbers.

 

Friends of Peterhouse Seminar Room: 

Built within the structure of the medieval roof, this distinctive room is ideal for smaller meetings or break-out groups.

Capacity:   Boardroom style: 16

F4 Seminar Room

A small syndicate room, useful for smaller meetings or as a break-out area.

Capacity:    Boardroom style:  14

F5 Seminar Room

A small syndicate room, useful for smaller meetings or as a break-out area.

Capacity:   Boardroom style:  10

Accommodation

The College has up to 100 rooms available for conference letting, all set in the historic surroundings of the main site, overlooking the gardens and in close proximity to our catering facilities and meeting rooms.

All rooms are centrally heated and comfortably furnished, with single beds, wardrobes, desks and comfortable chairs. Some rooms have en-suite showers, while in other cases bath and shower-rooms for shared use are located nearby. Linen and towels are provided, along with tea/coffee making facilities, and rooms can be serviced daily except at weekends.