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Community centres closed until further notice

No hire charges will be made while the centres are closed, and we’ll keep a record of existing bookings

Brown's Field Youth and Community Centre

Brown’s Field Youth and Community Centre is in the heart of East Chesterton in the north of Cambridge. It’s open from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

The centre hosts a range of activities including exercise classes, groups for older people, and soft-play sessions.

Find out more on the East Chesterton events page – or just pop in and have a coffee in the welcoming foyer area.

You can book any of the rooms for groups, parties and events from 8.30am to 10pm, Monday to Saturday. Contact us to find out more about room bookings.

The centre is home to our Children and Young People’s Participation Service, better known as ChYpPS. They run a number of activities and events for children and young people and their families.

Rooms and facilities

  • Level access throughout the centre
  • 5 toilets, including two accessible toilets
  • Baby-changing facilities
  • Hearing-loop system in the Sunshine Hall and the Talking Point
  • Cycle parking
  • Two disabled-parking bays
  • Nearby public transport – the Citi 2 bus stops on Green End Road, or use Milton Road park and ride

The Sunshine Hall has a sprung floor, projector, screen and speakers. It’s large enough to seat 50 people, or for 75 standing. There’s a soft-play area that you can hire for parties.

The Talking Point is a meeting room with projector, screen and speakers. It can seat 16 people, or 25 standing.

The Secret Garden is a light family room with access to the garden. It can seat 18 people, or 25 standing.

The Wing is a versatile space with projector, screen, speakers and a kitchen. It can be used for meetings or youth groups. It can seat 30 people, or 50 standing.