Offering the largest single event space within the centre of Cambridge, the main auditorium of the Cambridge Corn Exchange is the perfect place for hosting conferences, exhibitions, receptions and awards ceremonies.
This unique, versatile space offers flexibility and a variety of uses for events of all sizes, from a standing Christmas party reception for 500 guests to a plenary sessions for 1400 delegates. There are additional rooms and areas available for breakout sessions and there is direct access into the auditorium for loading and unloading.
The detailed arch windows allows the space to feel light and airy, or choose to make a statement that matters with blackout blinds and up-lighting.
The auditorium is equipped with a state of the art PA system and lighting rig, and we can work with you and our preferred suppliers to install AV and IT services to support your event.
The main auditorium is accessible from street level.
One auditorium - three levels
The seating layout in the main auditorium can be arranged to suit your needs. The stage can be set at three sizes depending on your requirements.
Stage sizes and capacities
Standard size stage (4.5m depth x 16.5m width) - 1462 maximum capacity
Medium size stage (7m depth x 16.5m width) - 1342 maximum capacity
Large size stage (9.5m depth x 16.5m width) 1256 maximum capacity
Flat Floor (removeable seating)
484 – 690 seated depending on stage size
Tiered seating (retractable)
Balcony (fixed seating)
Area: 476 square metres
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