Choosing the right venue

Choose from a variety of inside or outside venues.  With over 150 flexible event spaces we are certain to have the perfect venue for your event. 

Plus with excellent on-site facilities including accommodation, in-house catering, and event management services all in one location you won't need to look any further.  

Our venues

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Darwin Conference Suite

Our year round conference suite is perfect for many types of events. It is available as 3 individual suites or as one large room with a bar.

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Sibson

Built in 2018, Sibson hosts an airy double heighted atrium with modern meeting spaces, lecture halls, a catering outlet and lots of natural light.

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Keynes College

With en-suite delegate bedrooms, a catering outlet, bar, multiple event spaces for large or small groups and even a duck pond, Keynes has it all!

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Grimond

Located in the centre of campus, Grimond is ideal for self-contained conferences. It has a foyer, two large lecture halls and multiple meeting rooms.

Woolf Lecture theatre

Woolf College

Named after the innovative 20th century writer Woolf is home to one of our largest lecture theatres as well as numerous seminar rooms.

Templeman Library seminar room

Templeman Library

This beautiful gem is at the heart of our Canterbury campus with a number of private seminar and lecture rooms all easily accessible.

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Kennedy

This modern building offers state of the art facilities in all its rooms with it's own foyer and meeting spaces.

Colyer-Ferguson event space

Colyer-Fergusson

Not just beloved by musicians, Colyer-Fergusson's retractable seating offers a stunning and unique venue for creative events and more.

Gulbenkian Theatre

Gulbenkian Arts Centre

Looking for something specialised? The Gulbenkian Arts Centre is home to our cinema and theatre with practice rooms, café, bar and open foyers too.

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Outdoor spaces

With 300 acres we have everything from vast lawns overlooking Canterbury Cathedral to more intimate settings such as Darwin Rose Garden.

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Kent Sport Centre

With indoor and outdoor courts and pitches Kent Sport has everything needed for any sport tournament. It also converts into a large exhibition hall.

Indoor Events space

Indoor Tennis and Events Arena

Our newest venue completed in 2021 is also our largest and seamlessly transforms from indoor tennis court to large modern event venue.

Lecture Hall in Chatham Historic Dockyard

Medway

With unique meeting and event venues on Chatham Historic Dockyard and nearby accommodation, our Medway campus offers easy access to London.

Mungo's bar

Bars and restaurants

Looking for something smaller for a private function or party? We have a range of catering outlets across campus with their own unique style.

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Nestled in the heart of the Garden of England our Canterbury and Medway venues boast great views and unique opportunities. All under 2 hours from  London with convenient public transport routes, and easy access to Europe via the Channel Tunnel/Ferry.

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Outdoor event venues

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