Spectacular Events

Spectacular events

Let us help create an event that will leave your guests awestruck. With your imagination and our resources, the possibilities are endless. From simple lighting effects to the latest production technology, we can ensure you deliver your event in style.



Award Ceremonies

Whether you are after a large scale marquee event, a dramatic dinner in the Hall or drinks and canapés on the Back Lawn, astonish your guests with unique and lasting memories of King's magnificent architecture and ambience.


For smaller intimate drinks and canapé receptions the Saltmarsh rooms overlooking the Chapel, Front Court and Webb's Court, and the Beves Room overlooking Webb's court, the Provost's Lodge and the Library are perfect. Located in the private part of the College, they provide a secluded setting for gatherings of up to 80 guests. For larger summer receptions, the Back Lawn provides the ultimate location. Where else could you entertain guests with a fifteenth-century Chapel as a back drop?

The outdoor potential of King's as a venue is just as exciting as what the guests can be offered indoors. For larger winter receptions, the magnificent Hall with portraits of former King's Provosts gazing down from oak-panelled walls provide a dramatic location for warming drinks and canapes receptions. Both the Back Lawn (without the need for a marquee) and Hall can accommodate up to 500 guests but with a marquee we can accomodate up to 1000 guests.


If you are after a large scale event, the Back Lawn at King’s makes a spectacular setting for a marquee.

Astonish your guests with unique and lasting memories of King's magnificent architecture and ambience.


King's offers a variety of dining rooms to host a perfect Christmas dinner. From the intimate Saltmarsh Rooms to the magnificent Hall, King's can cater for all events. The three interconnecting Saltmarsh Rooms, with ceiling-high sash windows giving views of the Chapel, Front Lawn and Webb's Court, provide a unique setting and dining space for small groups.

The Saltmarsh Study & Dining Room can be hired individually or all three rooms can be hired as a suite. The Dining Room will comfortably accommodate 30 guests, the Reception Room 16 guests and the study 12 guests. The minimum number for these rooms is 10 guests.

If you are after a larger event, the Hall will accommodate up to 294 on the floor with an extra 20 guests gazing down from the balcony totalling 314 guests. Soak up the atmosphere of this most impressive of dining venues whose recent guests have included Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The minimum number in the Hall is 150 guests.

Located right in the heart of the city, King's is a perfect venue for hosting elegant drinks and canapé receptions, lunches and dinners over the festive period.


King's elegant style, beautiful gardens and peaceful surroundings make us an ideal choice for your wedding reception.

The famous Back Lawn is ideal for a drinks and canapé reception, and the Hall or more intimate Saltmarsh Rooms make a perfect back drop for your wedding breakfast.
King's College Conference & Dining has a justified reputation for exceptional food and wine in an exquisite historical setting.
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Extra Touch
Whilst your event at King's will always be special, here are a few ideas that could make your event really sparkle!
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