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Carlisle conference facilities

The City of the Lakes

Home to Two University of Cumbria Campuses

Carlisle has a bustling city centre with a wealth of history and beautiful surroundings. Host to two Cumbria campuses, on Fusehill Street and Brampton Road, our Carlisle location has everything you need to host a specialist event, conference, or meeting with facilities for health, education, business, science, and the arts. 

We are located just north of the Lake District, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with a beautiful landscape. Guests can reach Carlisle via the M6 motorway, Carlisle Railway Station, and a number of bus routes. 

Explore our full facilities on both campuses and contact our conference team to start planning your event today.


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Host your next conference at one of our Carlisle campuses. Find out how our team can help make your event a success.

Why Choose Cumbria in Carlisle

Pick between two different campuses with unique facilities for science, business, health, and the arts.

Stay close to the action with our on-campus accommodation and dining options.

Explore Carlisle city centre, a historical wonderland filled with independent shops, high street stores, museums, and more.

Fusehill Street

A ten minute walk from the railway or bus station and set on the grounds of a previous maternity and wartime military hospital, Fusehill Street is the university’s second largest campus. Home to our Academic Institutes in health, science, business, and education, this campus houses unique facilities, large lecture theatres, and open function areas. For example, the modern Learning Gateway building is the ideal venue for conferences and events with its open plan lobby and dedicated meeting rooms. 

On-campus you will find other facilities like our sports centre and gym, halls of residence, The Cube dining area, Calva Bar, and a chapel that are open for guests to use throughout their stay. 


The Heart of the University of Cumbria

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Home to our bright and airy Learning Gateway building, our Fusehill Street campus offers a lecture theatre for 141 delegates and ten flexi-meeting rooms for between 20 and 32 people. The building also hosts a flexible foyer space, with a range of uses from dining to exhibiting. Other areas on campus are suitable for one-to-one meetings and groups of up to 60 guests.

Our facilities include technical equipment, free wifi, and IT support throughout your event. Please note, we operate contactless parking on campus.

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Where to find our Fusehill Street campus

University of Cumbria
Fusehill Street,

Brampton Road

Our Brampton Road campus is home to the University of Cumbria's Institute of Arts and creative facilities. This includes the Stanwix Theatre which hosts over 70 productions each year and the Vallum Gallery that houses a number of student-made and external exhibitions. 

Alongside these spaces, there are large workshop areas with specialist equipment for a variety of creative practices. 

Based just outside the city centre and surrounded by greenery, this campus is the place for inspiration and natural beauty. The campus' creative environment stretches into the nearby Rickerby Park and Eden River, a perfect place wind down between events. 


A Campus made for Creativity

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Our Brampton Road campus is ideal for small events and artistic gatherings with space for up to 75 delegates in our lecture theatres.

Our venue includes technical equipment, free wifi, and IT support to help your day run smoothly. Please note, we operate contactless parking on campus.

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Where to find our Brampton Road campus

University of Cumbria
Brampton Road,