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Venue Hire

Situated in beautiful grounds in tranquil North Oxford, just a 15 minute walk from the centre of Oxford, our Victorian buildings, combined with modern facilities, provide the perfect location for your event.

Whether you are planning a conference, intimate dinner or even a wedding, we can meet your needs all year round.

We can provide a range of venues for your event, from the warm atmosphere of our contemporary Dining Hall, to the modern convenience of our meeting rooms. We also have Oxford University’s first Passivhaus building, The Hub, which offers a unique space for a variety of events.

Our Chef can prepare menus to suit your occasion and our dedicated events staff will be on hand to meet all your needs.

Take a look at what we have to offer.

Click to take a 360˚ tour of some of our venues.

For more information, click on the venue name.

Room Style Capacity
Mawby Room Boardroom 30
Theatre 60
62 Meeting Room Boardroom 16
Theatre 30
Dining Hall Seated – full room 140
Buffet – full room
Seated – pod 50
Buffet – pod
The Hub Lecture – full room 140
Lecture – half room 70
Boardroom – half room
  • A dedicated Event Co-ordinator and Hospitality Team who will be on hand throughout your booking experience and on the day.
  • All meeting rooms are equipped with laptops and projector screens.
  • Hearing loop for guests with hearing impairment (only in certain rooms – please ask when making an enquiry)
  • Presentation resources, such as flipcharts, whiteboards, etc. are available on request
  • Wi-fi throughout the venues
  • Circulation spaces for drinks receptions and networking events
  • 14 luxury rooms for those delegates/guests who wish to stay the night

Our skilled and highly experienced Chef has created a range of menus which fuse the best of contemporary cuisine with timeless classics.

Whether you want silver service for 140 guests, a simple brasserie menu for up to 30 delegates or a champagne reception, we can provide the catering you need.

Further information can be found on our Catering page.

We have dedicated disabled parking spaces but space is limited.

The city centre is a 15 minute walk away and buses run regularly along the Banbury Road. There is also limited pay and display street parking available on surrounding streets.

If you or your guests require disabled/accessible parking, please contact our Events and Conference Manager, Giuliana Forestieri, at or on 01865 612044.

Venue Hire Enquiry Form

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Catering at your event

Silver service, a brasserie menu or a champagne reception, our highly experienced chef and catering team can provide it all.

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Booking enquiries

Please contact our Events and Conference Manager, Giuliana Forestieri, at or on 01865 612044, with any event related questions.

Staff are really helpful and friendly, they go out of their way to help ensure the event runs well.

A satisfied customer