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Durham University

Event Durham: St Aidan's College

Residential Conferences

During the University vacations St Aidan's can accommodate residential conferences up to 170 delegates entirely within the College, situated a short 15 minute walk from the City Centre.

The College's main meeting room is in the Lindisfarne Centre which can hold up to 120 delegates in a theatre style, or be partitioned into 3 separate areas. In addition to this there are another 3 meeting rooms, including the Junior Common room which can take up 170 delegates in a theatre style. There are 170 standard bedrooms with shared bathrooms in the college which are available during summer vacations.

Should your conference require resources and facilities in addition to those at St Aidan's College, then other University amenities that can be utilised.

Collingwood College and Grey College, which are only a few minutes' walk from St Aidan's College, have over 250 en suite bedrooms available in Christmas & Easter vacations. All of these venues can be used in conjunction with the Lindifarne Centre, allowing residential conferences to be held at St Aidan's all year round.

Other facilities include additional lecture rooms for up to 400, large halls suitable for exhibitions; additional bedrooms or even a Gala Dinner at Durham Castle, all situated within a short walk of the College.

Event Durham also offers an event management service to offer you essential support for your residential conference.

Capacity Chart

Meeting Room Theatre Style Cabaret Classroom Boardroom U-Shaped
Lindisfarne Centre 120 45 45 28
Garden Room 16
Junior Common Room 170 60
Shincliffe 80 30 30 30 28