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IWM Duxford Events

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About this venue

IWM Duxford is a venue like no other. This fighter station has been transformed into an impressive events space, rich in heritage and home to over 100 aircraft including the iconic Concorde. Whether you're organising a meeting for 10, a conference for 350 or a gala dinner for 1,000, it will delight and inspire your guests.

IWM Duxford’s renowned hospitality team will ensure things go smoothly. Meanwhile, the world-class catering available will wow everybody from VIP gala dinner guests to a small team having lunch during a training day.

Event Spaces

IWM Duxford is an impressive space with state-of-the-art facilities, ideal for everything from small team meetings to large conferences and exhibitions.

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    • Marshall Auditorium Iwm Duxford 46818310132 O

    Marshall Auditorium

    Capacity: 200

    Contemporary auditorium with high-quality audiovisual – ideal for seminars and presentations.

    • LCD Projector
    • PA System
    • Room Control

    Airside Suite

    Capacity: 90

    Overlooking the museum and its active runway with a private balcony, the Airside Suite is the perfect space for corporate events and private functions.

    • LCD Projector
    • PA System
    • Great Views
    • Vulcan Spitfire Boxkite Rooms Iwm Duxford 46818310932 O

    Vulcan Room

    Capacity: 36

    Well-equipped, temperature-controlled meeting room – ideal for seminars, meetings and private functions.

    • LCD Projector
    • Screen
    • Blackout

    Spitfire Room

    Capacity: 40

    Well-equipped, temperature-controlled meeting room – ideal for seminars, meetings and private functions.

    • PA System
    • Screen
    • Blackout

    Boxkite Room

    Capacity: 40

    Well-equipped, temperature-controlled meeting room – ideal for seminars, meetings and private functions.

    • PA System
    • Screen
    • LCD Projector
    • Concorde Suite At Iwm Duxford 46145442074 O

    Concorde Suite

    Capacity: 120

    Combination of Vulcan / Spitfire and Boxkite rooms – ideal for larger seminars, meetings and private functions.

    • Exhibition Space
    • Screen
    • LCD Projector

    Cornet Room

    Capacity: 30

    This superb function room can accommodate meetings, seminars and other corporate functions and can seat up to 30 delegates.

    • Blackout
    • Screen
    • LCD Projector

    Meteor Room

    Capacity: 18

    Overlooking the Conservation Hall, the Meteor Room is an ideal space for small meetings and seminars of up to 18 delegates.

    • Blackout
    • Screen
    • LCD Projector

    AirSpace Exhibition

    Capacity: 1000

    Contains over 30 aircraft, including the iconic Lancaster, Spitfire and Concorde – perfect for a reception, product launch or dinner dance.

    • Exhibition Space
    • Air Conditioning
    • Natural Daylight

    American Air Museum

    Capacity: 300

    The only American Air memorial outside of the USA, where drinks and canapes can be served for up to 300 guests.

    • Natural Daylight
    • Exhibition Space
    • Wi-Fi

    Conservation Hall

    Capacity: 2000

    The venue’s largest area, which is ideally suited to host events such as exhibitions, trade fairs, product launches or large conferences.

    • Three Phase Power
    • Exhibition Space
    • Wi-Fi

    Lightning Room

    Capacity: 10

    The smallest suite available. A large window looking out onto the Conservation Hall provides good lighting and interesting views.

    • Air Conditioning
    • Great Views
    • Wi-Fi

Capacity at a Glance

Event Space Reception Theatre Boardroom UShape Dinner / Dance Cab Lunch / Dinner Max Capacity
Marshall Auditorium - 200 - - - - - 200
Airside Suite 90 70 30 - 50 50 70 90
Vulcan Room - 36 16 16 - 14 - 36
Spitfire Room - 40 16 14 - 12 - 40
Boxkite Room 40 - 16 16 - 14 - 40
Concorde Suite 120 120 40 44 - 100 120 120
Comet Room - 30 18 14 - - - 30
Meteor Room - 18 14 12 - - 10 18
AirSpace Exhibition 1000 500 100 100 450 - 550 1000
American Air Museum 300 - - - - - - 300
Conservation Hall 2000 1200 - - 800 800 800 2000
Lightning Room - 10 10 8 - - 10 10

Location

Just outside of Cambridge, IWM Duxford is ideal for drivers, conveniently located right next to the M11 motorway junction, with 2,000 onsite car parking spaces.

Travel

  • Whittlesford 1.3 Miles
  • M11 JCT 10 0.1 Miles
  • Car Parking: Onsite (2,000 spaces)
  • London Stansted Airport 15.2 Miles
  • Nearest electric car charging: PodPoint Charging Station London Road, CB22 3HU, 3.0 miles

Address

IWM Duxford, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB22 4QR

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Special offers at IWM Duxford

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    Ways to be Well

    Our nutritionally designed menus have been created by incorporating a holistic approach to nutrition and wellbeing with a focus on how they can support both physical and mental wellbeing. The menus have been created with the planet in mind to ensure they include sustainably and ethically sourced ingredients alongside a plant forward philosophy to fuel your conference and events.

  • New Delegate Package Prices from:
    £82.95

    Concorde Dining Package

    Enjoy exclusive use of IWM Duxford's AirSpace with a memorable 3 course meal and drinks package, with atmospheric lighting and available package enhancements.

  • New Delegate Package Prices from:
    £64.95

    Christmas Dinner Party Package

    Enjoy exclusive use of IWM Duxford's AirSpace & Conservation Hall with a memorable 3 course meal and drinks reception, with atmospheric lighting and live entertainment.

  • Delegate Package Prices from:
    £35.00

    Summer Packages

    Enjoy a Workship Summer Party or American Air Museum Reception at IWM Duxford this Summer.

  • New Delegate Package Prices from:
    £45.95

    Day Delegate Meeting Packages

    Enjoy day delegate packages at IWM Duxford: including the Pilots Day Package & the First Officers Package

Accreditations

  • Good To Go England

    This venue has been awarded the ‘Good To Go’ UK industry mark, the official UK mark to signal that a tourism and hospitality business can demonstrate they are following the government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, ensuring processes are in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing.

  • Beam Blue Terms Of Ethics Logo

    This venue is a member of beam, formerly the HBAA, meaning quality assurance for event bookers. It champions best practice, ethical working and sound commercial judgement.

  • MIA

    This venue is accredited by The Meetings Industry Association (mia), providing each of its clients with the assurance of excellence in business meetings and events across service, safety, health and responsibility.

  • Green Accredited Venue Logo Resize – 1@2X

    All of our venues have been allocated Venue Directory’s Green Accreditation. Having this Green Accreditation demonstrates all of our venue’s commitment to sustainability, allowing you to book with confidence that it will be as environmentally friendly as possible and with the assurance that our venues are a greener choice for your event.

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Meeting rooms

Book IWM Duxford meeting rooms for all kinds of business needs. You might need space for a team planning session, a board meeting or a training day – whatever it is, the spaces and facilities on offer will make it a productive experience.

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Conference rooms

The purpose-built IWM Duxford conference venue is housed within the award-winning AirSpace exhibition hangar. There is a wealth of options when planning events in the IWM Duxford conference rooms, with spaces appropriate for small meetings of five right up to conferences with thousands of delegates.

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Catering

Restaurant Associates

Restaurant Associates are proud to work with some of the UK’s most iconic and unique venues, from Tudor castles to contemporary art galleries. Their food philosophy is underpinned by their commitment to championing sustainability through seasonal menus and ethically sourced British produce. They deliver everything from intimate receptions to grand dinners, parties, exhibitions, conferences and meetings, and believe in making every event extraordinary.  

Find out more: www.restaurantassociates.co.uk

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Sustainability

This venue recognises the risks posed to the planet from climate change and the consequences of this change being felt by people all around the world. That is why they operate a Meetings For Change promise: 

  • We believe in using fresh, seasonal products

    We aim for 80% of the ingredients on our menus to be British grown. All the chicken and milk we serve is Red Tractor assured. 

  • We believe in the power of plants

    We offer plant-forward menus, with a choice of great-tasting alternative proteins. 

  • We believe in zero waste 

    Whatever we’re cooking for your meeting or event, our approach is root-to-stem, nose-to-tail. We use recycled and reusable packaging wherever we can. 

  • We believe in ethical sourcing 

    Our teas and coffees come from responsible suppliers. Our chocolate is Fairtrade and Rainforest Alliance certified. 

  • We believe in protecting our planet 

    Our climate promise is to reach Net Zero by 2030.  In addition, this venue has further sustainable priorities. Please contact a venue expert for more information.