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June 27, 2016: 6 reasons to stay in a Cambridge college this summer

  With so much going on in Cambridge over the summer (check out our top things to do here), sometimes a day trip is too short to fully experience what this exciting city has to offer. At Clare College we have various dates available throughout July to September in our ensuite accommodation. Check out our…

June 27, 2016: Blog: Four ways to give your wedding the wow factor

Think about food Chances are you've been to weddings where the food has been spectacular and others where it has been less inspired... make sure your wedding's grub delights your guests by choosing a venue with a strong reputation for catering. Your guests will be grateful (as will your tummy on the day!) Discover catering…

June 7, 2016: Clare College launches new luxury menus

Clare College’s catering team is excited to announce a new offering for groups dining in Cambridge’s second oldest college. In addition to our seasonal three and four course menu options, organisers will now have the opportunity to opt for a bespoke, luxury menu tailored made to their tastes.   Prices start from £65.00+VAT per head.…

June 1, 2016: 7 things to do in Cambridge this summer

With our summer accommodation availability now live on our website (click here to check availability) we thought we would take a look at what Cambridge has to offer visitors this summer. There’s much to see and do why not stay overnight at Cambridge’s second oldest college and give yourself time to explore more of this beautiful…

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…