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About Us
The Events Team at Queen's University Belfast

From the moment of enquiry through to delivery, Events at Queen's guarantees a fully integrated professional service, that is sure to exceed all expectations with your own dedicated Event Manager.

What We Do

Events at Queen's provides venues within Queen's University Belfast for corporate, civic or private functions. With over 100 buildings of special or historical interest within its estate, Queen’s can provide a venue to meet almost any conceivable interest or need. 

Our full-time professional team have organised events at the University for international dignitaries, royalty and presidents. They will bring the same passion and attention to detail to ensure that all your requirements are met. 

Events at Queen's is also responsible for organising University core events, such as graduation and provide an event management consultancy service to Schools and Directorates within the University. 

To manage such a high-profile portfolio of events, the events team engage many in-house teams and external suppliers and have a bank of contacts that they work with regularly.  The team are greatly supported by their in-house catering, porterage, estates and media services teams and also work with musicians, lighting / sound teams, performers, gift suppliers and florists to enhance each event.

Green Impact Commitment 

The Events team is committed to Green Tourism, and we became the first Green Meetings Gold award recipient on the island of Ireland.

Meet the Team behind Events at Queen's

Are you planning an event and not sure who to get in touch with? Find out more about the team and the events they look after. 

Claire Baxter

Head of Conferencing, Events and Timetabling

Claire heads up the two small teams that deliver the University’s academic timetable and manage the internal room bookings, core events, meetings and academic conferences. She would be happy to help you with any query in relation to those areas. Claire enjoys spending time with her young son and husband and visiting family in her home town of Edinburgh.

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Angela Haley

Events and Conferencing Manager

Angela provides Event Management services for internal and external conferences and events, as well as overseeing University core events such as Graduation. She would be pleased to develop a bespoke Event Management package for your conference or event. Angela is a classically trained musician.

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Fionnuala Lavery

Sales Executive

Fionnuala joined Queen’s in 1992, originally managing the Great Hall kitchen, and has a wealth of knowledge of all aspects the University.

She would be happy to show you our facilities, and can also coordinate conferences and events of various sizes.

Fionnuala enjoys cycling holidays in Donegal and the Canary Islands.

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Fionnuala Lavery

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Start planning your unique event. 

Call us today on 028 9097 5340 or email

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