Social events

In order to give delegates the opportunity to enjoy Cambridge, one of the most popular and best-loved destinations for visitors in the UK, ecoSTP16 will provide optional social tours as well as an exciting Harry Potter themed conference dinner at Homerton College on the 28th June 2016.

Homerton is one of the most attractive colleges in Cambridge, with a mixture of old and new buildings set in spacious wooded grounds. It is located close to the city centre, within 5 minutes of Cambridge mainline station, with free on-site parking and situated within 25 acres of landscaped gardens and parkland.


Historic Cambridge Walking Tour

Monday 27th June 2016, 8pm Duration 1 hour, leaving from West Road Concert Hall.

One of the best ways to see Cambridge, the University and the Colleges is a walking guided tour with experienced guides. This tour will cover the must-see places of Cambridge and explain the origins of the city and University, and share some of the fascinating stories of the city. You will be looking at some of the most important and impressive sites Cambridge has to offer which may include the Corpus Christi Clock based on the grasshopper mechanism designed by John Harrison to overcome the problems of measuring longitude and The Backs the area behind some of the most famous colleges with views of the lovely buildings across college meadows, lawns and the River Cam plus much more.

To confirm your place on this walking tour, please indicate on your registration.

Harry Potter themed Gala Dinner

Tuesday 28th June 2016, Homerton College

Cost: £50.00

Step in to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, join your house in The Great Hall and enjoy a magical evening filled with surprises!

To confirm your place please send an owl or indicate on your registration.

Traditional Cambridge Punting

Wednesday 29th June 2016, 7pm Duration 45 minutes

An essential part of any Cambridge experience, a punt tour through the Backs takes you along one of the most beautiful lengths of river in England. This award-winning tour offers the perfect introduction to Cambridge, so enjoy the spectacular views whilst your expert guide brings the city’s fascinating story to life.

To confirm your place on this punting tour, please indicate on your registration.