Whether you are planning a celebration, wedding, theatre production, residential event, sporting event or even film shoot, Framlingham College is the ideal location.
Both sites at the Prep and Senior School offer a beautiful setting with fantastic facilities, high-quality catering and a first class events team.
We can offer a variety of venues to suit your event including:
Theatre with raked seating and attached green room
2 dining rooms
20m swimming pool and sports hall
2 all-weather floodlit astroturf pitches
3 netball courts
15 tennis courts
cricket, rugby and football pitches
Recital hall and recording studio
Please contact our dedicated events team for more information and they will be more than happy to discuss the different options and arrange a visit.
Each August, the Framlingham Lawn Tennis Tournament happens on the grassy swathes of the Back (17 tennis courts) that’s at the heart of the College campus, and on the Astro-turf pitches (12 courts).
Our sports facilities have been used extensively by a number of organisations including Northampton Saints, Suffolk Hockey, JK Hockey, Suffolk County Cricket Club, Northamptonshire County Cricket ,Saracens
Mavericks and Independent Association of Prep Schools.
At Easter, the popular Framlingham Country Show takes place at the front of the school, overlooking the iconic Framlingham Castle.
The fabulous backdrop of Framlingham College and Framlingham Castle lends itself to the start and finish of the Suffolk Sunrise 100 bike ride – in aid of action medical research for children.
A regular visitor to our campuses, Xplore runs fun-filled activity camps. These are aimed at 6-12 year olds at the Prep School (at Brandeston Hall) and for those aged 13-17 at the Senior School in Framlingham itself.
The children attending these Xplore camps will learn new skills, make new friends, and perhaps sample real independence for the first time.
THE STEWARDS’ TRUST
The Stewards’ Trust is a group of people of all ages, from different church traditions, who come together as a community of believers to build and support one another in faith.
The Trust likes to use the facilities at the Senior School for one of its annual, week-long residential gatherings.
This campaigning organisation has championed the cause of cycling for well over a century – and has used Framlingham College as a residential base for several years.
Cycling UK promotes all forms of cycling, strives to protect the interests of cyclists, and wants to inspire people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to discover the joys of cycling.
SUFFOLK MUSIC HUB
Formerly known as the Suffolk Music Education Hub, this organisation seeks to encourage all children and young people to participate in, enjoy, and achieve in music.
It is an advocate for, and promoter and provider of, inclusive high-quality music education and performance opportunities.
Pre-dating its mention in the Domesday Book of 1086, the town is perhaps most famous for its 12th-century castle. This magnificent monument occupies a hill on one side of the town’s mere; our own beautiful site is on top of the rise opposite.
Founded in 1864, the Albert Memorial College (as it was known) was built in honour of Queen Victoria’s husband Albert. Even today, a statue of the Prince Consort takes pride of place at the front of the main building, which retains its mock-Gothic façade. The extensive grounds result from a 17th-century legacy linking Framlingham with Pembroke College, Cambridge.
Framingham College’s buildings have been updated over the years, of course – not least with the completion of a new Sixth Form Centre, and a College Café, in 2014. The official opening of these facilities marked the school’s celebration of its 150th Anniversary.
Framlingham is just a few miles from Suffolk’s Heritage Coast – embracing Aldeburgh and Southwold, amongst other seaside locations. The town and the beautiful countryside close by featured in the recent BBC production “The Detectorists.”
Framlingham is about 35-minutes by car from the county town of Ipswich, from where there are regular trains to London’s Liverpool Street station. London Stansted Airport and Norwich Airport are each just over an hour’s drive away from Framlingham.
To arrange a site-location visit, or for more information, please email the Events Office: firstname.lastname@example.org.