It’s time for tea at Hinxton Hall!
Explore the unique history and grounds of the Hinxton Hall estate, and enjoy a delicious afternoon tea in one of our beautiful heritage rooms.
Providing training spaces for genetic counsellors
Experiences of holding Genomic Practice for Genetic Counselling course at Hinxton Hall.
The year ahead: Looking forward with John Evans from Restaurant Associates
John Evans, Regional Operations Director at Restaurant Associates, talks about his vision for our new partnership.
Meet the team: part one
There have been a few exciting developments in the Hinxton Hall Conference and Events team!
Hinxton Hall Conference Centre and Restaurant Associates announce new partnership
We are delighted to announce a new collaboration with premium hospitality brand Restaurant Associates.
Inspiring the next generation of chefs at Springboard’s FutureChef competition
Head Chef, Chris Daniel, was one of the judges at Springboard’s FutureChef competition at the first East of England Local final held at Cambridge Regional College.
Insights into hosting the UK’s first Citizens' Jury on genome editing
Conference and Events Organiser, Amy Sullivan, tells us what made this Citizens' Jury event different from our usual bookings.
Audience interaction made easy
Hybrid meeting tool for live polls, Q&A, quizzes and word clouds
Celebrate Christmas at Hinxton Hall
This year we are happy to be offering two ways of celebrating Christmas with us!
Accommodation for Duxford Battle of Britain Airshow 2022
We're only 4 miles from IWM Duxford and open for bed and breakfast between 9-11 September.
Looking at our past: Georgians, jet engines, and genes
From a family home to a local community hub, and a wartime billet to a powerhouse of discovery and innovation, we have been exploring the long and tangled history of Hinxton Hall.
Hinxton Hall's orchard "Sci-der"
The ChEMBL team at the European Bioinformatics Institute, the Tree of Life programme at the Sanger Institute and Simon’s Cider in Godmanchester have teamed up to turn apples from Hinxton Hall orchard into cider!
Tree Planting at Hinxton Hall
National Tree Week in the UK this year took place from 27 November-5 December. This is the UK’s largest annual tree celebration, marking the start of the winter tree-planting season, and was therefore the perfect time for the Hinxton Hall Conference Centre team to get their hands dirty helping the Gardeners on Campus.
Supporting projects and people
We look back on a busy year supporting our Wellcome Connecting Science, Wellcome Sanger Institute and Wellcome Genome Campus colleagues.
Fresh new look for Hinxton Hall
We will now be operating under the name of Hinxton Hall Conference Centre.
Traveller Review Award 2021
Hinxton Hall Conference Centre team were thrilled to have received a Traveller Review Award 2021 after a challenging year!
Case study: Biodiversity Genomics - virtual conference
Chloe Leech, conference organiser, talks about the pros and cons of holding a large, international conference online and how she found our virtual meetings platform.
10% off virtual team building events before Christmas
Virtual alternatives to getting together over the next couple of months are definitely something to consider!
Keeping our doors open: new virtual tour
Our exciting, new virtual tour allows you to explore the Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre in detail and at your own pace
Audiovisual provision in the era of social distancing
We speak to Chris Waston, Director of Venue Audio Visual, about how technology can help us continue meeting and enjoying the benefits of this essential professional activity
Gardening during lockdown
Lee Outhwaite, Head Gardener at the Wellcome Genome Campus, inspires us to use our time at home to rethink our gardens and become more horticulturally savvy
Meeting Modern China at Cambridge Sustainable Tourism Conference 2020
In February we exhibited at the Cambridge Sustainable Tourism Conference 2020 – China Sector. Find out how we got on!
The air just got purer
Better air filters in Mulberry Court accommodation block improve air quality for guests suffering with respiratory problems
We have committed to phase out single-use plastic by 2025
We've signed the Meetings Industry Association #20percentless pledge to phase out single-use plastic from all our business activities over the next 5 years
Meeting room renamed the Barbara McClintock Pavilion
Barbara McClintock was awarded a Nobel Prize in 1983, for her work on the discovery of transposons. Find out more about this pioneer of genomics
Duxford Air Shows - accommodation
If you are attending one of the Duxford air shows and are looking for somewhere to stay, did you know we have 134 en-suite bedrooms at the Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre you can book
Welcome to the team: Martyn Kelsey, Contract Manager
We are very excited to welcome Martyn Kelsey to the team, starting this week as Contract Manager at the Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre
Interview with Andy Byrne, Head Chef at Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre
Andy Byrne, Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre’s Head Chef, on how he goes about designing his menus and what we can expect this spring
Festive Family Film: ARTHUR CHRISTMAS (U)
Family fun at the Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre on Saturday 15 December, 2-4.30pm
Interview with Leanne Pendreigh, passionate about Mental Health in the Workplace
Duty Manager, Leanne Pendreigh, tells us about her motivation and efforts to improve awareness of mental health at work
The Pompeian Room at Hinxton Hall: a corner of Pompeii that is forever England
Architectural historian, Giorgio Bowler, explores the history and artworks of the breath-taking Pompeian Room at Hinxton Hall
Book your Christmas celebration at Hinxton Hall
The Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre can host your Christmas meal in Hinxton Hall, offering a fine dining menu in beautifully-decorated period rooms
Festive Family Film: HOME ALONE
The Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre team are delighted to announce a special screening of HOME ALONE on Saturday 16 December, 2pm
Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre boosts its offering for event organisers
Press release: We have launched a new initiative aimed at event organisers, offering a comprehensive range of event management services.
Event Management Service launch event
Come and find out more about our new Event Management Service
Increase audience engagement with a Catchbox microphone
The soft throwable microphone that improves audience engagement by making participation easy!
Full event management service coming soon
Launching in June 2017, our Event Management Service is designed to help clients organise great events at the Conference Centre.
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