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Shelford Rugby Club

Shelford Rugby Club

Set in 12 peaceful acres not far from the centre of Cambridge, Shelford Rugby Club can be booked for bespoke business meetings and events for up to 1075 guests. The flexible spaces can accommodate conferences, product launches, exhibitions, training and team building days, awards ceremonies, dinner-dances, networking receptions and corporate parties.

There are two event spaces in the Clubhouse at Shelford Rugby Club; downstairs the light and airy function room opens onto the patio and grounds and has a private bar, professional standard kitchen and a big screen. Flexibility allows for drinks receptions for 250 guests, 200 in theatre style or for a dinner-dance, 150 dining, and 100 in classroom and cabaret layout. Upstairs the cosy VIP Lounge is ideal for smaller events, and has a bar, TV screens and access to the terrace. Outside there's the option for a magnificent marquee in the grounds with space for a 1075 guest reception, 850 in theatre layout or a dance, 640 dining or 542 in cabaret configuration.

There are also rooms available for breakouts and registration, and event planners on hand to make sure everything is tailored to your requirements. There's high speed wifi, AV equipment can be hired as necessary, and you have the option of self-catering for your event or opting for menus offered by the venues choice of professional caterers.

Shelford Rugby Club has on-site parking for 150 cars and is easily reached from the M11. Cambridge railway station is just a 15-minute drive away.

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Venue Shelford Rugby Club
Capacity 1,075 guests
Address Cambridge Road
Great Shelford
CB22 5JU
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Function Rooms & Event Spaces (2)

Shelford Rugby Club Main Hall

  • Max Capacity: 200
  • Full Details

    The main hall at Shelford Rugby Club has access to a main bar, kitchen area, pitch 6 event space and all the internal areas within the club.


    • Reception: 200
    • Theatre: 150
    • Banqueting: 120
    • Dinner & Dance: 100
    • Cabaret: 120
    • Classroom: 120
    • U-Shape: 30
    • Boardroom: 20
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Shelford Rugby Club Mike Cooke Lounge

  • Max Capacity: 50
  • Full Details

    Our VP lounge has access to the main stand over looking our 3G pitch and has a small bar offering draught beers and other option.


    • Reception: 50
    • Theatre: 30
    • Banqueting: 30
    • Cabaret: 30
    • Classroom: 30
    • U-Shape: 20
    • Boardroom: 30
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Venue Features (13)

  • AV Equipment
  • Disability Access
  • Family Friendly
  • In-house Catering
  • Late Licence
  • Leisure Facilities
  • Licensed Bar
  • Local Public Transport
  • Music Licence
  • Outside Space
  • Parking
  • Smoking Area
  • Wi-Fi Access