University Arms celebrates first Cambridge Pride with exclusive 'Pride Package'
With Cambridge’s first Pride event taking place on 8th June 2019, University Arms hotel is celebrating with an exclusive ‘Pride Package’
The City of Cambridge will host their very first Cambridge Pride event on Jesus Green on the 8th June 2019. The Cambridge Pride Festival will see the people of Cambridge come together to celebrate the LGBT+ community and will feature a pride parade, local charity and community group stalls as well as delicious street food. Additionally, the event will play host to a number of live performances with singer-songwriter Craig Maddox announced as the headline act, accompanied by bass guitarist Michael Bedwell.
University Arms launched in August 2018 and is the city’s landmark hotel, situated in the town centre and just a few minutes’ walk from Jesus Green. In order to celebrate Cambridge Pride, University Arms is offering an exclusive ‘Pride Package’ valid for the nights of 7th and 8th June. The package will include a two-night stay at the sought-after hotel, a slice of homemade Rainbow Cake waiting in guest rooms on arrival and a signature Bloomsbury Boozer cocktail per person to enjoy in Parker’s Tavern Bar. The package is also inclusive of daily breakfast and a late check-out.
Additionally, on the day of Cambridge Pride, University Arms will be flying the rainbow flag above the hotel’s Porte Cochere and throughout the week will also be donating a portion of the profits of every Bloomsbury Boozer cocktail sold to The Kite Trust charity, which works to promote the health, well-being, and inclusion of LGBT+ young people across Cambridgeshire while educating local communities.
First opened in 1834 as the city’s original hotel sitting on the iconic Parker’s Piece green, the University Arms has played an important role in the history of Cambridge. It reopened in August 2018 following a £80 million refurbishment and the hotel is quintessentially English and the literary and academic spirit of Cambridge is one of its defining characteristics. The refurbishment was headed up by legendary classical architect, John Simpson and interior designer of the moment, Martin Brudnizki. The hotel’s destination restaurant, Parker’s Tavern is inspired by the communal dining halls synonymous with Cambridge Colleges and Chef Tristan Welch serves locally sourced, seasonal food, with ever dish designed to be a whimsical re-imagining of a British classic, sourced from field, fen and England’s seas.
HOW: The ‘Cambridge Pride Package’ at University Arms is exclusively available for two-night stays on 7th and 8th June 2019. Bookable now until 5th June and rates start from £399 for single occupancy or £449 for double occupancy in a Classic King room. To book, please visit: www.marriott.co.uk and use promo code: 4LG or contact University Arms on 01223606062 / [email protected] for more information.