Academic Venues
Academic Venues

Stamford Court – Leicester’s Premier Academic Venue

Stamford Court is the leading academic venue in Leicester with a range of meeting rooms, facilities, and dedicated staff to suit your every whim. Experts in delivering bespoke venue solutions, this centrally located venue is beautifully ensconced in manicured gardens with links to Leicester city centre. Academic venues are amazing alternatives to traditional conference centres with their unique environments home to education, ingenuity, and development. With a heritage as an educational capital, academic venues are prime real estate for a range of corporate events. However, Stamford Court goes above and beyond its humble roots to provide unparalleled service. Everything from the location to facilities and experienced staff, make Stamford Court the perfect backdrop to your conference, meeting, training event, or any other private or corporate event.


Historic Location

Set in the Edwardian landscaped gardens of University of Leicester, Stamford Court is a lovingly restored academic venue. Marrying modern facilities with original bay windows and fireplaces it is an idyllic setting for any and all events. Centrally located in Oadby, Stamford Court offers easy access to Leicester city centre and transport links.

Award-Winning Facilities

Boasting eight flexible meeting spaces, Stamford Court provides seating for 2-270 delegates. Versatile room layouts including cabaret, boardroom, seminar, classroom, boardrooms, and training rooms are but a few of the options we offer. These event spaces are packed with state-of-the-art features to cater to any need. Free Wi-Fi across the entire campus keeps you connected while each venue has its own data projector, PC, and screen. A microphone package is also available in the Gilbert Murray Hall for large seminars and training events.

Large outdoor spaces and landscaped gardens provide inspirational places for team building with the botanic gardens a highlight. Designated smoking areas, free on-site parking, and on site leisure facilities ensure every delegate enjoys their time at Stamford Court.

This historic academic venue is home to multi-award winning chefs and outstanding catering. From a barbeque menu to buffet options and even an impressive wine list, Stamford Court provide stunning meals for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and everything in between. Delegates at Stamford Court will be rejuvenated by the unforgettable contemporary menu on offer. A well-stocked refreshment station is also on hand to keep visitors motivated and energised.

For overnight events Stamford Court has Summer accommodation available for up to 800 people. Running from July to September, the four-star campus accredited en-suite accommodation is a short work from Stamford Court with an onsite gym and swimming pool.

Dedicated Team

Maintaining these impeccable facilities and surrounds is a dedicated team of experienced event managers. The all-inclusive event management service includes delegate registration, a dedicated event coordinator, staffing for events, manning of registration desks, additional entertainment, catering, and even an in-house print and design team to produce marketing materials. All of this ensures your event runs smoothly from planning to execution.

With all this Stamford Court is one of the Midland’s premier academic venues. Competitive day delegate rates, state-of-the-art facilities, a bucolic setting and dedicated staff make Stamford Court a sound investment and perfect incubator for development, growth, and creativity.

“The facilities were very good and offered a very flexible space. The comments I had from delegates were very good. If I ever require a venue in Leicester I would definitely be in touch. We very much enjoyed our time at Stamford Court.”

Katie, Event Organiser

“Thank you for all your support, the event ran smoothly with much thanks to your staff’s professional approach.”

East Leicestershire and Rutland CCG
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