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About events at Sidney

About the College

Sidney Sussex is located at the heart of historic Cambridge, a medieval city renowned throughout the world for its beauty, history and academic tradition. It was founded in 1596 on the site of a dissolved Franciscan friary, under the will of Lady Frances Sidney, Countess of Sussex.

Although there are numerous Colleges located in the area, there are a number of reasons that Sidney is uniquely well-suited to host your event, detailed on our 'Why Choose Sidney?' page.

If you are thinking of holding an event here you are more than welcome to arrange an opportunity to look around. Alternatively, you can view a map of the grounds or can try our Virtual Tour, which highlights some of the key parts of College.

About the Conference Team

Our dedicated Conference Team have planned countless meetings, dinners, weddings and conferences. Their friendly approach and planning expertise will ensure that your event runs without a hitch. Please feel free to get in touch for more information.

Getting to Sidney

The visitors section of our College website provides information about how to get to Sidney. The University also provide an online map of Cambridge.

Once you're here, Cambridge is a city well worth exploring, with a unique blend of heritage and modernity, as well as its position as a global focal point for business, commerce and academia. Our guide to things to see and do in Cambridge will give you some ideas for making the most of your stay.