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March 24, 2016: Blog: How to make your delegates happy

  Event organisers have to make so many decisions when planning their event that sometimes thoughts of delegates’ needs can be overlooked. From selecting a venue to choosing your catering and room layouts there are lots of factors that can either enhance or hinder the participant experience. Following on from our Top Tips for running…

March 20, 2016: Case Study: SWAT4LS

Semantic Web Applications and Tools for Life Sciences 7-10th December 2015 SWAT4LS brings together researchers, developers and users from many fields to discuss goals, current limits and real experiences in the use of semantic web technologies in healthcare and the life sciences. In 2015 it held its seventh event in Cambridge, with the main conference…

March 2, 2016: Clare College catering team champion great food

  It has been a great year for the catering team at Clare College, from winning the Cambridgeshire Culinary Competition last March to winning the Grand Prix Class at Hotelympia this week. The Grand Prix Class was a competition sponsored by Churchill China  and took place at Hotelympia. Clare College’s team was made up of Head…

February 25, 2016: Gardening Tips from Clare College’s Head Gardener

Create a Gardener’s Wish-list It’s time to start looking through the seed catalogues and creating your wish-list ready for March which is time to sow your seeds. Steve recommends choosing hardy annuals which are both cheap and easy to grow. With March also comes grass cutting and so February is the time to check your…

January 14, 2016: 5 things to do in Cambridge this spring

It’s a new year and with our Easter vacation bed and breakfast availability now live on our website (see here), we thought we’d explore what Cambridge has to offer visitors this spring. 1. Cambridge Literary Festival (5-14 April 2016) Founded back in 2003, the Cambridge Literary festival offers audiences the opportunity to engage with the newest fiction,…

December 14, 2015: Making Christmas Magical: Tips from Clare College’s Head Chef

Whether you rejoice in the Christmas festivities as early as possible or recoil at adverts appearing on your screen in November, there is no doubt that Christmas is on its way. Some get a thrill from the thought of spending time with the family, others long for the inevitable indulgence of the big Christmas dinner. But with all this excitement does come some trepidation…

November 25, 2015: Blog: Clare College’s History

Clare College was founded in 1326 and therefore has a rich history. We’ve unearthed five historical facts, paired with some of our favourite photos, to share with you about the University of Cambridge’s ‘friendly’ college.   1. Old Court Did you know that the present college buildings which surround the ‘Old Court’ were built over a period…

August 4, 2015: Lynda’s Top Tips for running a successful event

With over 30 years’ experience working in events, our Conference and Events Assistant Lynda Hoppett has a wealth of knowledge. Lynda works very closely with our clients in the lead up to conferences and events taking place at Clare College and therefore has the inside scoop as to what makes an event work. We decided to…

July 27, 2015: Clare College in the Cambridgeshire Cook Book

Clare College’s catering team is excited to announce that they featured in the Cambridgeshire Cook Book, published by Meze Publishers this July. This delightful publication is a celebration of Cambridgeshire cuisine to be tried at home! Clare College’s featured dish devised by our chefs (pictured) is Vanilla Confit Salmon with crispy skin, lime emulsion and pickled…

July 14, 2015: Cambridge & Heidelberg: The Top 5 Similarities

You may have heard of the English city of Cambridge or the German city of Heidelberg but what you might not know is that these two cities are twinned. Their connections don’t just end there however, as Cambridge and Heidelberg are more similar than you first might think! Here are the top five similarities between…