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posted 1 Sep 2010, 00:39 by Prakash Patel   [ updated 21 Sep 2012, 02:57 ]
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     Leicester Conferences
Leicester Conferences is the dedicated conference and accommodation team within the University of Leicester. 

We offer some of the best year-round conference and event facilities in the East Midlands region combined with over 50 years experience in providing excellent service and value for money.
 


Having two prime locations offers significant benefits to our customers. Our City Campus is based on the edge of the city centre, and the other is in the delightful, picturesque area of Oadby – a beautiful, leafy green venue complete with a 16 acre botanic garden, ideal for any event. Choose from a wide range of conference and meeting rooms available year-round.

Our 3 and 4-star rated group accommodation is available throughout the Easter, summer and winter vacation periods on a self catered or fully catered basis at excellent rates. 

The range of venues available include small meeting rooms within our Arts and Crafts style Edwardian houses to large fully equipped state-of-the-art conference halls and exhibition space. Delegates will also soon be able to benefit from our new sports and leisure facility due for completion in September 2012. This exciting new development will include a 25 metre swimming pool, sauna, spa pool and steam rooms.

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 The Centre Conference Venue
The Centre is a modern and dedicated events venue and offers over 900sqm of pillar free space, with a ceiling height of 12m, drive in loading bay, optional tiered seating and 3 phase power. There are 12 meeting rooms in total ranging from a boardroom for 12 up to the Main Hall with capacity of 700 delegates theatre style or 600 for a dinner dance.

  

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  The Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
The historic buildings of Lincoln's Inn are set in spacious, beautifully maintained private gardens in the heart of Central London. The Old Hall is the finest building in the Inn with a tablet outside that records that the hall was built "in the fifth year of King Henry VII". The Crypt is situated beneath the Old Hall and for centuries stored fuel, food and wine. From the 1960's it was used as a Student's Common Room.

 

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  The Oxford Union
Over the past two centuries, the Union has played host to some of the world's greatest politicians and celebrities, from Mother Theresa to Michael Jackson. Its Debating Chamber is one of the largest venues in Oxford, with a capacity for 450 theatre style. The Macmillan Room features a white-barrelled ceiling and can seat 60 guests for dinner.  
 

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  The Pitt Building
The Pitt Building is located in the heart of the historic city centre of Cambridge. The building was commissioned in honour of William Pitt the Younger and, on completion in 1833, was handed over to the University of Cambridge. The venue can accommodate from 2 to 250 guests and features 7 well-equipped rooms that feature natural daylight and beautiful views of Cambridge colleges
 





New Art Exhibitions
 
Office Baroque Gallery
Lange Kievitstraat 48
BE-2018 Antwerpen

Becky Beasley
P.A.N.O.R.A.M.A.
Photographs of Muybridge's garden.
 
MAI 36 Gallery
Ramisttrasse 37, Zurich
27 August - 16 October 2010
Magnus Plessen
Paintings.
 
Thomas Dane
11 Duke Street, SW1 6BN

Sunless (Journeys in Alta
California since 1933)
Group exhibition of American artists
organised by Walead Beshty.
 
Annet Gelink Gallery
Laurierstreet 187 - 188
Amsterdam NL - 1018PL

Carlos Amorales
Vertical Earthquake
An installation refering to the 1985
earthquake in Mexico which the
artist witnessed. 
 
Restaurants
 
Phene
9 Phene Street, SW3 5NY
Traditional Chelsea townhouse with
saloon bar and delicatessen.
 
Coquine
160 Old Brompton Road, SW5 OBA
2 floors including relaxed lounge, French
dining and late night music.
 
Tempo
54 Curzon Street, W1J 8PG
Restaurant and bar serving modern Italian
food that is well sourced.
 
Mustik
City Road, EC2A 1BR
Caribbean restaurant with an authentic and
affordable menu. Latin House and New
Disco until 4 a.m.
 
Polpetto
49 Dean Street, W1
Restaurant above the French house pub in
Soho. Venetian food with unique northern
Italian wines.