Venue Hire

 

The Centre for Computing History in Cambridge offers a unique venue experience combining business with pleasure for all corporate and private events. Its exhibition spaces, within an environment dedicated to technical discovery, provide a distinctive backdrop for parties and celebrations.

Both the Main Gallery and Hauser Studio are available to hire for corporate events including conferences, receptions, product launches, team-building workshops, training days, board meetings, press briefings and Christmas parties. These facilities are also available for private celebrations including birthdays, bar mitzvahs or bat mitzvahs, engagements, weddings, anniversaries and retirement parties. From guided tours to gallery-related character actors, we can always pull together the right ingredients for a truly memorable event.

Museum Corporate Venue - Reception and Sign in Desk

Foyer Entrance with Sign-In Desk

Foyer Area

This flexible space, often used to host temporary exhibitions, is ideal for business events and receptions.

Venue Hire in Cambridge UK

The Foyer makes a perfect Reception Area for refreshments

The Hauser Studio

The Hauser Studio is a fully carpeted room that can be completely isolated and closed off from the Foyer making it ideal for private functions and presentations. Facilities include a Digital Projector and Sound System.

Hauser Studio - Cambridge Corporate Events

Hauser Studio - Seats 50 Delegates (Theatre Style)

The Main Gallery

The Main Gallery is a vast, flexible space that houses our permanent exhibition - Odyssey. The central area allows us to accommodate up to 120 people seated theatre style for presentations and conferences. This area can also be used for business exhibition purposes.

Main Gallery - Conference Room Hire

Main Gallery with Temporary Tables in the Central Area

Meetings & Conferences Price List
(Monday to Friday only)

Conference and Meeting Rates Per Person (based on minimum 20 Persons) - 1st January 2017 to 31st December 2017 

Full Day Rate - £35.00 pp (+ VAT)

Price Includes:

  • Morning Coffee and Afternoon Tea
  • Lunch (sandwich/cheese/fruit lunch)
  • Hauser Studio (conference pads and pencils, mints and fruit cordials)
  • Standard audio visual equipment
  • Wireless Connection
  • Based on 10:00am – 5:00pm

Half Day Rate - £32.00 pp (+ VAT)

Price Includes:

  • Morning Coffee or Afternoon Tea
  • Lunch (sandwich/cheese/fruit lunch)
  • Hauser Studio (conference pads and pencils, mints and fruit cordials, water)
  • Standard audio visual equipment
  • Wireless Connection
  • Based on 10:00am – 2:00pm or 1:00pm – 5:00pm (variations available)

Breakdown of Conference and Meeting Rates (per person):

  • Morning Coffee & Biscuits £3.00
  • Lunch (sandwich/cheese/fruit) £16.50
  • Afternoon Tea & Assorted Cakes £3.50
  • Hauser Studio per person £12.00

For smaller groups and further alternatives, including informal buffets, receptions and events, please contact us: events@computinghistory.org.uk

Venue Capacities & Facilities

Hauser Studio

50 people seated ('theatre style'), 30 people at desks or 20 conference style

Facilities:

  • Ceiling mounted digital projector (VGA and composite video inputs only)
  • Projector screen
  • Digital presenter (Digital OHP)
  • Speaker system (with amplifier)
  • Core2 Duo computer with wireless keyboard
  • Mains sockets (6 available)

Main Gallery

120 people seated ('theatre style') or 140 people standing.

Facilities:

  • Digital projector (VGA and composite video inputs only)
  • (Projection is directly on to a white wall)
  • Core2 Duo computer with wireless keyboard
  • PA System with radio lapel microphones x 2 (£140 Extra)
  • Small stage units (8ft x 4ft x 1ft) (£40 each - 3 Available)
  • Mains sockets (20 available)

Room Only Hire Charges

Want to just hire the space and do the other bits yourself... no problem, here are our charges for room only hire:

Hauser Studio

  • 10:00am – 5:00pm From £65.00 per hour (Wednesday to Friday) Please contact for weekend bookings.

Main Gallery

  • 9:00am – 5:00pm From £100.00 per hour (Monday and Tuesday only - minimum 4 hours)
  • 5:00pm – 11.00pm From £150.00 per hour (All Week - minimum 4 hours)


Venue for Hire in Cambridge, UK

Main Gallery during the Sinclair Weekend 2014

Additional Services

Guided Tour - Whether your group has a special area of interest or just wish to get an overview of the Museum's collection, we offer set and bespoke tours.
  • Duration: approx. 40 minutes
  • Tours are charged at £25 per group (Maximum 25 people)
  • Groups of 25+ will need to be split into smaller groups. Tours can run consecutively for larger groups.
Front of House Staff - We can provide staff to look after your delegates at a sign-in desk. You will need to supply a delegate list, badges and lanyards. Front of house staff are available at a rate of £16.50 per hour, per person.

Additional Catering - For events that require more than the standard tea, coffee and finger buffet, we are able to offer a range of catering options. Please contact us with your requirements for a quotation.

Videography - If you would like your presentation captured on video we can arrange to do so at a cost of £150 per hour. The footage will be supplied to you in an un-edited digital format for use as you see fit.

Lectern - £25 (+VAT)

Miscellaneous Catering Extras  
  • Tea and Coffee £2.80 per person
  • Tea, Coffee and Biscuits £3.40 per person
  • Tea, Coffee and Afternoon Cakes £5.60 per person

Click here to download our PDF Event Booking FormTo discuss your event, check availability or arrange a site visit,
please email events@computinghistory.org.uk or call 01223 214446.
 

Click here to download our PDF Event Booking Form

 

 

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