Focus On: Kings College Cambridge

There is no more ideal setting for a formal dinner than Kings College Cambridge. Heavy with the weight of history and tradition, these towering walls and Gothic-style architecture cannot fail to add a sense of ceremony to your event. Here are some ideas for how to make the most of this truly remarkable venue!

Elegant table set up of glass candelabra, tea lights and white flowers.

Candelabra are the ideal table centre. Perfectly traditional, they blend in with the surroundings but can really lead the way if you want to set a specific mood or opt for a particular style. Our popular glass candelabra are glittering and elegant, whilst the silver or brass candelabra are striking, sturdy and traditional. Go for oversize silver candelabra to really increase the sense of occasion, and at the same time draw attention upwards to the stunning ceiling…

Collage of silver and glass candelabra on elegant dinner setups at Kings College Cambridge.
Our iron spiral candelabra and carousel iron candelabra fit wonderfully with the character of this venue, and are the perfect props for dressing hallways and reception areas that are all too easy to overlook.

Collage of iron and spiral iron candelabra at Kings College Cambridge.

Large wall uplighters create instant impact around this enormous hall, and are another easy way to draw attention to the architecture overhead. Choose subtle amber to complement a strictly traditional theme, or something brighter to inject a touch of colour to the proceedings.  If you want to inject a more personal message then a bespoke gobo projector can be used to create a high impact on the gallery walls.

Elegant dinner setup with lit candelabra at Kings College Cambridge.

White drapes enhance the sense of ceremony, and will dress anything from seating areas to hallways and receptions. They can also be really useful for screening off any cluttered or unsightly areas!

Collage of elegant white draping setups at Kings College Cambridge.

Rooms with an institutional feel can be turned easily into stylish seating spaces using our adaptable white chill-out furniture, with votive holders and uplighters to elegantly transition into the evening. With these pointers in mind, an event at Kings College Cambridge can’t fail to wow!

Evening low lit seating area at Kings College Cambridge.

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