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Holding Meetings and Events at the Crick

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Holding Meetings and Hosting Events at the Crick

King's staff are welcome to hold meetings at the Crick on weekdays, subject to availability. 

King's staff are welcome to hold medium and large-scale events at the Crick on Mondays and Tuesdays, subject to availability.

There is no charge to book a meeting room, but there is a nominal charge to hire the event spaces. The charge to hire the event spaces covers provision of AV equipment and support. Please be aware that the Crick will pass on all other direct event costs (logistics, catering, additional event staff). 

There are three event spaces available at the Crick:

Wellcome Auditorium                                                                              Capacity: 450                                                                                                          Details: Auditorium can be divided into two if required, auditorium opens into Manby Gallery if a break ouit area is required for networking/catering                    Key Uses: Lectures, seminars, workshops 

Sherry Coutu Seminar Suite                                                                    Capacity: 100                                                                                                          Details: This space comprises 3 separate rooms which can be opened up into one large room                                                                                                        Key Uses: Meetings, seminars, exhibitions

Manby Gallery                                                                                            Capacity: 250                                                                                                          Key Uses: Networking 

If you are interested in holding a meeting at the Crick, please contact us at specifying your preferred date/time, the number of people expected to attend, and any other additional requirements that your party may have (catering, etc.)   

If you are interested in holding an event at the Crick, please complete the 'Event Booking Form', located on the RH side of this page and send it to  


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