We hope you find our Event Support Services Directory useful.

Please note that these companies have requested to be included here and Robinson College accepts no responsibility for their services or products.

If you'd like to promote your business here, please do get in touch with us.

AV and Other technical

QAV

QAV Limited

QAV is a creative one stop solution provider for all of your audio visual production needs.

QAV provides a complete, fully integrated, professional event package. With proven experience of working for blue-chip companies throughout the world and here in Cambridge. From small two hour meetings to three day conferences for a 1000 delegates, the team will work with you to develop your concept and meet your specifications, timelines and budget

Contact
Ed Noble

Telephone
01353 652500

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Absolute AV

Absolute Audio Visual Solutions Limited

Specialists in AV Equipment Hire

Over time, our rental stock has been tailored towards supplying conference venues, organisers, and event managers. We assist in providing the best solutions; using the knowledge and experience we have gained over our time in the industry. Our hire fleet is regularly updated to keep in tune with the constantly changing technology within our industry

Contact
Jon Foster

Telephone
01763 852222

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Cycle Hire

City Cycle Hire

City Cycle Hire

Specialists in bike rentals for tourists, students and visitors to the city of Cambridge.

Telephone
01223 365629

Development

Indigo Talent Development

Hilary McLellan is an Organisational Behaviourist; which means at Indigo we use the science of psychological evidence to help organisations and teams improve their performance.

Accordingly, our evidence based practice comes with a 'professional code' for working with clients to:
- Ensure they understand and can communicate effectively 'what good looks like'
- Use evidence to design and plan approaches / methods for teams to confidently achieve their goal
- Measure and assess where they are starting from culturally and individually
- Measure what progress they make towards their goal over a period of time.

Contact 
Hilary McLellan

Telephone
07940 928725

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Caterers & Restaurants

Beanissimo

Beanissimo

The First Artisan Coffee Trike in Cambridge, UK! We're your local coffee shop wherever you are, serving the finest coffee from bean to cup! Our handcrafted mahogany coffee trike, sourced from certified sustainable forests, offers an alternative to the faceless array of coffee shops on the high street. Mobile with a minimal carbon footprint, we deliver a quality product coupled with great personal service, ensuring your coffee experience is both fun and rewarding.

Contact
Andy Gyero

Telephone
07890221789

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Nuts about Sweets

Nuts about Events

Nuts about Events are specialists in sweet treats and venue decoration. With a large number of products all under one roof, and huge discounts when multiple products hired why go anywhere else for your next event? WOW your guests with our sweet treats including sweet cart, gourmet popcorn cart, 4ft chocolate fountain, cinema popcorn cart and ferrero rocher towers. Transform your venue with our chair covers, centrepieces, rose trees, balloons and much much more! Make your next event one to remember with Nuts about Sweets. Address: 17 Chaplains Close, Haverhill CB9 0DT.

Contact
Abbey Farrant

Telephone
07545 035660

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Entertainment

The Lucy Cavendish Singers

Lucy Cavendish Singers

The Lucy Cavendish Singers perform for conference dinners, banquets and other events, in addition to a busy concert schedule. We offer a varied repertoire and range of styles, from jazz, show tunes and folk to medieval plainsong and classical. From this the Director creates carefully choreographed programmes, tailored to suit the needs of the occasion.

Contact
Clare Gilmour

Telephone
01954 212298

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Fleuriefire

Fleuriefire

Fleuriefire is an exciting new form of circus entertainment for your event encompassing day time shows, workshop teaching and evening fire entertainment. This friendly and unique circus entertainer has over five years experience in the industry entertaining large crowds for events like the midsummer common bonfire night in Cambridge or teaching and performing for smaller groups of adults/ children encouraging team building, fun and fitness.

Contact
Elma Jenkins

Telephone
07814 031883

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Classic Buskers

Classic Buskers

The Classic Buskers are Michael Copley on over 40 woodwind instruments and Ian Moore on one small but perfectly-formed accordion, either pink or yellow. Formerly known as The Cambridge Buskers, they have delighted audiences worldwide with their virtuosity and dry sense of humour.

Contact
Sarah Bruce

Telephone
02075 382203

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The Kings Men - Cambridge

The Kings Men - Cambridge

The King's Men is the close harmony group formed from the Choral Scholars of the Choir of King's College, Cambridge. As Choral Scholars they follow the daily routine of Chapel services throughout term, as well as undertaking a busy concert and recording schedule in the vacations.

Contact
Stephen Whitford

Telephone
07776017597

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Cambridge Bagpiper

Cambridge Bagpiper

Whatever your event, be it a wedding, funeral, party, Burns' night celebration or gala dinner the bagpipes will always add a touch of style.

Contact
Roy Sloane

Telephone
01954 782264
07578848246 

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The Edge Agency

The Edge Agency

Specialist entertainment consultants offer FREE impartial advice on a massive range of after dinner speakers, cabaret entertainment including function bands, party bands and tribute bands, comedy including Comedians, magic including close up and sleight of hand magicians, mobile discos and DJs, and Fun Casinos

Contact
Alan Garner

Telephone

01945 465566 

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camballoon

Cambridge Balloon Company

Cambridge Balloon Company decorate all size of venues with creative balloon designs, specialising in Balloon decor for Weddings, Birthdays, Parties, Special Occasions, Corporate events/Promotions.We offer a free consultation and one to one service, in which we can focus on your aspirations. All staff are trained in balloon decorating and can provide you with everything you need to make your party, celebration or event extra special.Address: Cambridge Balloon Company, 25 Malcolm Place, Cambridge, CB1 1LS.

Contact
Tara Duff

Website
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Telephone
01223 322440

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Live the City

Live the City

Live The City is an award winning events company specialising in Treasure Hunts and Quizzes for Corporate Events, Entertainment and Team Building. Our USP's are unique event formats and a wonderful team. Address: Live the City Ltd, 5 The Green, Cambridge, CB4 1RP.

Contact
Melody Brooker

Website
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Telephone
01223 426214

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Chivaree Circus

Chivaree is a high-impact circus and entertainment production company led by Edward Gosling and Laurane Marchive. Based in London, we work across the UK and internationally on corporate, private and public events. We work with over one hundred of the best performers in the UK, many of whom are world record holders or award winners

Contact
Edward Gosling

Website
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Telephone
07854026031

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The Hayward Trio

The Hayward Trio is a local string ensemble, providing background music for dinners, corporate events, weddings and private parties in a variety of venues in and around Cambridge.

Please follow the link to our website with information and recordings of some of the wide range of music we offer - everything from jazz to pop, film music to Celtic and classical.

Contact 
Annette Armitage

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Viva Live Music

Create a unique atmosphere for your event with our world class entertainers, to ensure your guests and clients remember and talk about you

Viva Live Music have over 25 years experience of performing, arranging and creating wonderful live musical entertainment for events. Our clients include: Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, Santander, Center Parcs, Tesco, Renault, Muller, Tui, Sky and Unilever.

 

Contact
Susan Heaton Wright

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Guided Tours

Cambridge Alumni Tours

Cambridge Alumni Tours

Cambridge Alumni Tours is a student guided tour company set in the heart of Cambridge on King’s Parade.
 
Our team is located directly outside the front entrance of King’s College on King’s parade wearing a royal blue uniform with the Alumni Tours crest.
 
​Our meeting point is at a small blue flag on the left of the King's college entrance.
 
We specialise in guided tours, punting tours, walking tours and ghost tours which cater to all group types including prospective students, school groups, corporate groups and tourists.
 
Our tours can be experienced in shared public groups OR privately for a more tailored experience

Telephone
07988 893188

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Scudamores Punting Company

Scudamores Punting Company

Cambridge's oldest punting company offer traditional boating services to Cambridge residents and visitors, since their foundation in 1910. Our chauffeured punt tours are at the very top of this list for things to do in Cambridge for both visitors and locals alike.

Our award-winning College Backs chauffeured tours provide the opportunity to take in the majestic views of the famous Cambridge sights, set amidst pristine lawns and intimate gardens whilst relaxing on the river. Your chauffeured tour will punt under the River Cam's eight most famous bridges including the Bridge of Sighs and Mathematical Bridge. Book on this tour to experience the very best of Cambridge as our expert chauffeur punts you along the river and entertain you with true tales from Cambridge's fascinating history

Telephone
01223 359750

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Florists

Peter Graves Florist

Peter Graves Florist

Cambridge's longest established family Florists, offering a full florist service in Cambridgeshire and beyond. With our three retail outlets and team of qualified florists, we are able to supply and deliver. bouquets and arrangements, wedding flowers, funeral flowers, fresh cut flowers and houseplants as well as florist sundries, balloons and teddy bears

Telephone
01223 276408

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Insurance

Event Assured

Event Assured

Our unique Event Assured event insurance range includes event cancellation insurance, event liability insurance and event all risks insurance. We offer single event insurance, multiple event insurance or even annual event insurance - whatever your needs.

We have been providing event insurance solutions for event organisers since 1990 so are now in our 24th year of providing expert advice to the events industries. We are the number one choice of leading independent insurance brokers and professional event management companies, providing event-related insurance for them and their clients.

Telephone
01376 330624

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Photographers

Portraits by Annie

I am Annie. I love to take photos - especially portraits and event photography!  I have worked as a freelance photographer in both New York City and Cambridge, UK for a number of years.

I also worked as the assistant to sports photographer, Neil Leifer for 3.5 years, primarily producing short films and documentaries, two of which aired on HBO.

I hope you'll have a look as I would love to take your portrait!

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Keith Waterton Photography

Keith is a highly qualified and respected corporate photographer working across East Anglia and the Midlands and has a wealth of experience of covering conferences, exhibitions and presentations.

Keith Waterton Photography offers a creative, cost effective and efficient service to Event organisers, PR agencies, designers and many other Business to Business scenarios.

The Keith Waterton Photography website contains a range of images shot for existing clients.

Contact
Keith Waterton

Telephone
07802 701671

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Jean-Luc Benazet Photography

Jean-Luc is an award-winning, highly recommended photographer based in Cambridge, UK. He specialises in people photography and is in great demand for his corporate, event and wedding photography. He regularly works in and around Cambridge, as well as East Anglia and London. His unobtrusiveness and friendliness make him the photographer of choice to showcase your event in its best light: Capture a busy event, attentive employees, engaged delegates and website imagery.

With 20 years experience and an inimitable style, Jean-Luc Benazet Photography is the corporate photographer of choice in Cambridge and beyond. His lifestyle portraits are very popular. He offers competitive rates, with a fast turnaround, as well as professional post-processing and online gallery facilities. Over the years, he has captured many conferences, corporate events, award ceremonies, summer and Christmas parties, product launches, ribbon cutting ceremonies, etc.

Check his website for more examples of his talent.

Contact
Jean-Luc Benazet

Telephone
07811 512422

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Team Building

Off Limits

Off Limits Corporate Events

Off Limits are a company specialising in providing a vast range of activities, team building events, evening entertainment and events throughout the UK and overseas with a "can-do" approach. We pride ourselves on supplying experiences that exceed the expectations of corporate and private clients.

Innovative thinking is at the core of who we are and what we do which enables us to think outside the box and come up with bespoke event solutions.

Contact
Martin Stephenson

Telephone
01773 760050
01773 766051

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Transport

CamCab

CamCab

CamCab Taxis is the fastest growing taxi company in Cambridge. We provide a service that puts safety, reliability and good value first - without costing the earth.

Telephone
01223 704704

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Richmond Coaches

Richmond's

Established in 1946 we are a family owned coach hire company near Cambridge with a fleet of modern, highly specified, air conditioned coaches available for private hire from anywhere in the South East of England. We are members of the prestigious Guild of British Coach Operators and are regularly audited for compliance with their demanding quality assurance requirements.

The 25 vehicle fleet ranges from 16 seat luxury mini-coaches through to our 79 seat double-decker executive coach to cater for every coach hire requirement.

Contact
Diane Richmond

Telephone
01763 848226

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Panther Taxis

Panther Taxis

Panther Taxis Ltd is Cambridge and East Anglia’s leading premier and favourite Private Hire Taxi service providing you with a reliable, safe and comprehensive travel service locally and nationally for personal and corporate customers. Your journeys and transfers can be arranged and confirmed; quotes obtained, and secure payment accepted, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year either online or by calling our purpose built call centre on +44 (0)1223 715715!

With our large fleet of vehicles, Panther Taxis Ltd are a familiar sight on Cambridge's roads. Renowned for our outstanding customer service, we offer our customers an unrivalled average pick up time of up to 10 minutes within the City of Cambridge and annexed villages!

Telephone
01223 715 715

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Voyager Executive Carss

Voyager Executive Cars

At Voyager Executive Cars we firmly believe that first impressions count for everything. We provide quality chauffeur driven cars and six seater executive vehicles (mainly Mercedes) for the commercial sector and individual's private use.

We understand that you require: • A reliable experienced driver • A clean and comfortable car At Voyager our emphasis is on providing continual management support from booking to the point of collection. We are only a phone call away for any alteration or amendments to your booking and our drivers are constantly in touch with the office until the actual point of contact. We value you as partners and will conscientiously provide you with the highest level of service.

Contact
Leslee Osborne

Telephone
01223 245450

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Link to website www.vecl.co.uk

Greys of Ely

We pride ourselves in supplying each of our luxury coaches, cleaned and serviced to the highest standard to ensure it meets all your needs and expectations for any requirement in and around Cambridge.

Our comprehensive fleet consists of a wide selection of vehicles to cater for any group size, with vehicle sizes ranging from 29 to 59 seats and all Coaches are under five years old. All our coaches meet or exceed the London Low Emission Zone requirements, which began in July 2008. 

A wide variety of vehicles come with many of the following features including air conditioning, audio visual equipment, DVD, personal address systems, fridge, hot drinks machines, toilet washroom facilities, reclining seats & continental tinted windows.

Contact
Clare James

Telephone
01353 662 300

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GreenAir Cars - Airport transfers

We provide a professional ride in a calm, noise-free hybrid car, including uninterrupted Wi-Fi so your delegates continue their business from desk to destination in a seamless manner.  What’s more, we offset all vehicle emissions through the Wildlife Trust ensuring your carbon-footprint is taken care of.
 
We take all the hassle out of booking travel - just send us delegate flight details and we'll arrange everything.  Firms such as the Royal Society of Chemistry, Moller Centre and AstraZeneca trust us with their event and client travel and we would like to get better understanding of your event requirements. 

Contact
Justin Ott

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Translators/Interpreters

First Edition Translators

First Edition Translators Limited

First Edition Translations Ltd is based in the heart of Cambridge and has been supplying interpreters for over 25 years.

We have a database of almost 2000 interpreters and translators covering over 50 of the world's languages and specialise in subjects that span a variety of industry sectors; medicine, pharmaceuticals, engineering, electronics, law, finance and education to name a few.

As a Founder Corporate Member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting, we adhere to a strict code of conduct by working with qualified interpreters.

Our portfolio of interpreting projects includes international conferences in the UK and overseas, business meetings, training courses, court hearings, and weddings. Information can also be obtained about where to get interpreting equipment.

Contact
Ana Grilo

Telephone
01223 356733
01773 766051

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Ehlers Translation Services Limited

Full-time freelance translator. Providing top-quality banking, business and general translations from German and Dutch into English to customers for over 20 years. With nine years in banks in Germany and the Netherlands, Richard Ehlers has a thorough knowledge of international legal, financial, banking and business practices and terms.

His translation work includes all manner of legal agreements including employment contracts and other contracts, as well as annual financial statements and other financial reports, business letters, minutes of business meetings, CVs, extracts from business registers, deeds and wills, insurance policies, newspaper articles and press releases.

Contact
Richard Ehlers

Telephone 
01562 630364  

07930 270498

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