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Downstairs Bar

The Downstairs Bar is located on the ground floor of the USC and has wheelchair access. This room can only be booked for meetings, social events and pub quizzes.

Monday to Thursday Evening

Hire charges for the Downstairs Bar for a full evening event (6pm until midnight):

• Free - however if an additional member of staff is required for the event this will be charged at £70 for the evening.

Saturday Charges

Hire charges for the Downstairs Bar for a full evening function (6pm until closing):

• Up to 100 guests: £300 per evening

Hire charges for the Downstairs Bar for a daytime function*, between 10am and 5pm:

• £50 per hour

*This charge is for a minimum booking of 4 hours, without access to bar facilities.

The USC also offers a light refreshments service for meetings.

To make a booking:

A Booking Form must be completed, even if the room is being used free of charge. Booking Forms and copies of the Terms & Conditions are available from the USC Manager or a PDF version is available to download here: Booking Form (Parties)

Thursday 15 March

7:00pm - 9:00pm

University Social Club

Mill Lane, CB2 1RX 

The Cambridge Stem Cell Institute have partnered with Cambridge brewers Moonshine to develop a scientific session ale designed to engage new audiences with stem cell research.  You’ll hear from Moonshine on some of the science behind their distinctive beers, and you’ll get a taste for life in a contemporary stem cell laboratory with some of our leading researchers.

To top it off, there will be a pop up Moonshine bar and beer tasting where you can sample our stem cell brew ‘Regenerator’ and test your newfound knowledge, as all good scientists do!


Science Festival 2018

Weekday Menu

Our food is freshly cooked and great value. See our current weekday menu.

Regular Events


Ceroc 7.30pm - 10.30pm


Lindy Hop 7.30pm - 11.30pm


Salsa 7.30pm - 10.30pm


Tango 'La Felena' 8pm - 10.30pm

Starts 25th January 2018

Every other week.


Salsa 8pm - late

Saturday's - monthly

Kizomba 7pm - 1am


Salsa & Bachata Latin party

Hosted by ‘Sensual Tuesday’s

8pm – 1am