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February 6, 2017: Top things to do in Cambridge: spring

Spring, arguably, is the most beautiful season to see Cambridge. The evenings are lighter, the sun shines more regularly and flowers bloom all over the city. As Clare College now has spring dates for bed and breakfast available to book on our website (for more information click here), we take a look at the best…

February 6, 2017: 4 steps for greener events

Organising events with greater sustainability does not need to increase your workload or negatively impact the delegate experience. Here are four simple steps to help you make your next event more ‘green’. 1. Encourage public transport Did you know, on average, more people cycle each week in Cambridge than in any other local authority in…

December 9, 2016: Christmas pudding souffle

Using leftovers – Christmas pudding soufflé If you’re feeling adventurous and have Christmas pudding leftovers why not try something different? Here is our Head Chef’s recipe for Christmas pudding soufflé:  

December 9, 2016: Festive Yorkshire Puddings

Yorkshire Puddings Last year, our chefs gave tips on how to perfect your roast potatoes, this year we look at another Christmas dinner accompaniment – the Yorkshire pudding:  

December 9, 2016: Apple and Thyme Fizz

Apple and Thyme Fizz Enjoy a wintery take on the tasty Bellini cocktail by substituting peach for apples. Here is a simple recipe that creates a refreshing beverage to be enjoyed by you and your guests over Christmas:    

December 5, 2016: Mince pies

Cranberry and orange mincemeat for mince pies A staple snack for any Christmas get together and a tasty treat throughout the festive season; there’s no doubt that mince pies remain a popular part of Christmas cuisine. Here’s a Clare College twist on how to create your mincemeat filling – to form the basis of the…

October 28, 2016: Top Tips for the Perfect Christmas Party

Planning for Christmas events seems to begin earlier and earlier every year. Now that November has arrived – you’ve secured the venue, thought about food and planned your guest list – how can you make sure that your Christmas party is a hit with your guests? Here are our top tips for party success. 1.…

October 28, 2016: How to Pick the Perfect Menu

Events and catering go hand-in-hand – but as tastes are subjective it can be a difficult process to select menu options for your delegates/guests. Don’t despair – our team have some top tips to help you pick the perfect combination of dishes. 1. Know your audience With a set menu, sometimes the safest option is…

July 28, 2016: 3 Ways to Reduce Questions from Delegates

  How can you reduce the number of questions your delegates ask? If you’ve ever organised an event, chances are you will have had to answer some unusual questions from delegates or guests as the event date draws closer. Event organisers have so many details to think about in the run up to an event…

July 27, 2016: Can digital replace in-person meetings?

Can technology replace meetings? It’s a question to which the answer continually seems to be a ‘yes’. As advances in technology continue to grow at a rapid rate, the concept of meeting in person can seem a little old hat. And yet, statistics still show that there is no better way to build relationships with…