The Athenaeum

  • From £34.50 per person
  • Group size Min: 10 Max: 180
  • Address Angel Hill
    Bury St Edmunds
    Suffolk
    IP33 1LU
The Athenaeum
The Athenaeum
The Athenaeum

The Athenaeum is a Grade I listed building with a Georgian chandeliered Ballroom ideal for special occasions such as awards dinners, business exhibitions, networking events, meetings and conferences. The largest room, which is the Ballroom, takes up to 180 theatre style and 150 cabaret. 

This beautiful venue is located in the heart of historic Bury St Edmunds on Angel Hill and can be accessed from junctions 43 and 44 off the A14.

#DidYouKnow Charles Dickens was giving readings at The Athenaeum in 1859 and 1861 and it recently featured in the David Copperfield adaptation. 

Delegate rates

  • Silver Day Delegate Rate:

    Various rates available depending on delegate numbers, and includes: Dedicated Duty Manager on the day, hire of the main meeting room, all standard AV equipment (screen, projector), wireless internet access, delegate stationery, conference pads, pens), lectern, flipchart & pens, three servings of refreshments (tea/coffee/water), sandwich buffet lunch.

    £34.50 + VAT
  • Gold Day Delegate Rate:

    Various rates available depending on delegate numbers, and includes: Dedicated Duty Manager on the day, hire of the main meeting room, all standard AV equipment (screen, projector), wireless internet access, delegate stationery (conference pads, pens), pre-bookable car parking permits, lectern, flipchart and pens, three servings of refreshments (tea/coffee/water), homemade cookies served on arrival, finger buffet lunch, jugs of juice served with lunch.

    £44.50 + VAT
  • Platinum Day Delegate Rate:

    Various rates available depending on delegate numbers, and includes: Dedicated Duty Manager on the day, hire of the main meeting room, all standard AV equipment (screen, projector), wireless internet access, delegate stationery (conference pads, pens), pre-bookable car parking permits, lectern, flipchart and pens, three servings of refreshments (tea/coffee/water), danish pastries served on arrival, two course forked buffet or finger buffet lunch, jugs of juice served with lunch, homemade cookies served with afternoon break.

    £46.50 + VAT

Room capacities

Suite name Theatre Reception Cabaret Banqueting
Ballroom 180 250 150 152
Lounge 70 80 48 40
Reading Room 50 40 40 40
The Old Library and Billiards Room 50 50 16 16

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