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Event Durham: College of St. Hild & St. Bede

Residential Conferences

During the University vacations St Hild & St Bede can accommodate residential conferences up to 200 delegates entirely within the College, situated a short walk from the City Centre.

The College's main meeting room is the Caedmon Hall which can hold up to 200 delegates in a theatre style.   In addition to this there are another 10 meeting rooms available around the College. There are 353 standard bedrooms with shared bathrooms in the College, which are available during Easter & Summer vacations and also 5 en suite guest rooms that are available year round

Should your conference require resources and facilities in addition to those at the College of St Hild & St Bede, then other University amenities that can be utilised. The School of Education, which is adjacent to the College, has more meeting rooms available, including a 200 seat lecture theatre. 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
Caedmon Hall 200 80 100 30
Joachim Room 100 56 32 30 30
Henry Dyson Room 42 32 26 20
Collier Room 40 32 24 30 20
Whittaker Room 14
George Smith Reading Room 40 24 18

Residential Conference 24 Hour Package

  • Main meeting room hire
  • Mid-morning tea, coffee and biscuits
  • 2 course conference lunch
  • Afternoon tea, coffee and biscuits
  • Data projector, screen and flipchart
  • Overnight accommodation
  • 3 Course dinner
  • Full English breakfast
  • Complimentary car parking (subject to availablity)

£97 per person in a standard bedroom.

Prices are valid until 30th Sepember 2014 and include VAT