Lancaster Lancaster University Conferences and Events+

Lancaster University Conferences and Events+ working with Visit Britain "WE'RE GOOD TO GO" has acquired the Industry Standard mark, this means that its business has followed government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, has a Risk Assessment in place and a process to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing.

Being part of a university that’s ranked Top 10 in three major national league tables is only the start of what they have got to boast about at Lancaster University Conferences and Events+ .

Within their award-winning campus and facilities at Lancaster University, they have the perfect space for a broad range of events. Rooms for meetings, halls for banquets, suites for receptions and theatres for lectures. They have meeting facilities and 80 dedicated guest rooms available all year round, rising to space for 800 delegates during the Easter and summer periods.

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Lancaster University Conferences and Events+ have taken the necessary steps to protect against and prevent COVID-19 in their business and have received certification from an expert health and safety partner to ensure that they meet or exceed government criteria. Working with Visit Britain “WE’RE GOOD TO GO” scheme they have acquire the Industry Standard mark means that its business has followed government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, a Risk Assessment is in place and a process to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing.

Location and transport information

Easily accessible via road, rail and bicycle and within just 70 miles of Manchester’s International Airport, a conference held at Lancaster offers stunning countryside surroundings whilst still being located in the heart of everything your delegates need. Located just three miles south of the City of Lancaster, our venue is just a few minutes from J33 off the M6.

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Summary of facilities and capacities
Vacation availability
April, July, August, September
Year round anytime
Theatre style (maximum)800180
Cabaret style (maximum)300140
Exhibition space (sq metres)681216
Banquets & formal dinner (maximum)320168
Hotel style bedrooms (max)8080
University style bedrooms (max)1000N/A
Day delegate rates from £26.15£26.15
24HR rates from £105.00£105.00
Meeting room only rates from £125.00£125.00
B&B rates from £41.25£41.24

Meeting and event spaces that inspire

From the first steps of planning to last-minute queries and requests, their professionals are on hand and ready to help. They can take you through the options for buildings, rooms and layouts, ensuring you have the perfect space to meet your needs. They can provide the technical support to put their technology at your fingertips, for presentations, exhibitions and screenings. And, with the support of the catering team, they can lay on everything from a morning cup of coffee to a feast for hundreds.

Their AIM accredited team will guide you from your first steps of planning to last-minute requests, whatever your needs they are here to help. They know it’s the smaller details that make an event memorable and their allergen-accredited catering team dining experience that’s sure to exceed expectations.

One of our unique venues is Forrest Hills, offering the complete package for corporate events, team building and business meetings. Full of natural wood and stone, it’s a building crammed with character: this is no grey, corporate space, but a beautiful venue designed to blend with its surroundings. And it boasts wonderful surroundings. With a lakeside setting at the edge of the Forest of Bowland, Forrest Hills offers a lush, leafy and scenic setting for a range of events.

Across its two rooms, there’s space for up to 70 guests to sit for talks, ceremonies or presentations, as well a charming area for 18 people to meet or mingle – not to mention the spaces and seating area outside, ideal for breaks and refreshments when the sun’s out. With the expert support of events team, they will help you make the most of it all, whatever the weather.

Outdoor Space

Here at Lancaster University we are lucky to have some amazing outdoor spaces for you to host your event. Meeting outdoors can re-energise your team. The natural daylight is a perfect way to boost delegate productivity.  Set in 560 acres of parkland we have the luxury of large spaces to be creative with.

Forrest Hills offers a unique space, service and a peaceful setting. On all three counts, Forrest Hills excels. It’s an award-winning facility that offers the complete package for everything from corporate events such as; business meetings, team building activities and strategic planning away days. Event organisers can use this space for team building games and activities to encourage working together. Most importantly our outdoor space can be used for fun during your event, either as a main session or to re-energise during breaks and at lunchtime. A popular team building event we offer is the ‘Chefs Culinary Challenge’.

New for 2021 we will be offering delegates the Bugs and Beasties Challenge package which will be the ideal for those looking to add some light-hearted fun to the day! Take part in a special quiz to collect stars for your team and win prizes or by daring and try our grub tucker bitesize buffet plus lots more.

The grounds at Forrest Hills are perfect for relaxation, and the main building itself is full of natural wood and stone and crammed with character: this is no grey, corporate space, but a beautiful venue designed to blend with its outdoor space. It boasts wonderful surroundings, with a lakeside setting at the edge of the Forest of Bowland. Forrest Hills offers a lush, leafy and scenic setting for a range of events. Give your delegates the chance to rest and take in what they have learnt in beautiful surroundings.

Green Venue 

Lancaster University Conferences and Events+ are delighted to announce we have obtained our Gold Award status with Greengage Solution’s ECO-Smart accreditation Click Here.

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