Top tips for planning a great Christmas party in Oxford

Monday 26 March. All Venues

If there is serious event planning to be done then it’s never too early to think about the Christmas party particularly if you want your work celebration to run smoothly! Organising your Christmas party can seem a daunting and scary prospect to plan but planning is key. Whatever level of event experience you have our top tips will help you deliver a real Christmas cracker of a party…!

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Practical tips for filming your next event

Wednesday 21 March. All Venues

If you have an event coming up which you would like to film, then read our top tips before you or the production company press the record button to get the best possible edits.

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Interview: Gin Festival returns for a second year…

Thursday 8 March. Examination Schools

What better way to quench your thirst than at the Gin Festival? Saturday 24 March 2018 marks the second Gin Festival at the Examination Schools, we caught up with event organiser Ollie Hooper to see what to expect for this year’s festival...

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Our six tips for giving your delegates the “local experience”

Friday 9 February. All Venues

With 2018 now in full swing planning is ramping up for Easter and summer conferences. One thing we frequently get asked about is what additional activities would we suggest for delegates? It’s always a pleasure seeing delegates coming through the doors and experiencing our beautiful city for the first time but how can you encourage them to do that?

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Top tips for successfully planning a large conference in Oxford

Wednesday 22 November. All Venues

Many large national and international conferences host their events in Oxford and who can blame them? A picturesque city with culture and history oozing from every building and street corner; cutting-edge research recognised as the best in the world and an extremely well-connected city with easy navigation around a small centre and a plethora of unique venues. But as we all know when you are planning an event the devil is in the detail. To demystify that detail we’ve provided a few time-saving and knowledge-boosting tips which should help you plan a large conference successfully....

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6 tips for successful networking

Wednesday 30 August. All Venues

Networking can feel daunting yet it is often seen as a necessary ‘evil’ in the conference and meetings world. While it can’t be taught, there are some simple steps you can take to make it a more successful and comfortable experience for you!

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5 things you can do to make your meeting effective

Monday 24 April. All Venues

You can spend a lot of time and money planning a meeting only to discover it’s a flop, it didn’t deliver what you were hoping for. So how do you ensure your meetings aren’t a waste of time? We’ve come up with a few tips to help your meetings hit the mark.

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Entertaining clients in style at the Sheldonian Theatre

Monday 8 August. Sheldonian Theatre

Many people have lived in Oxford and often hear of / pass by the Sheldonian; it is an iconic part of Oxford located right in the city centre on Broad Street. However, many people don’t realise it makes a fantastic venue to entertain clients. The Venue staff can offer you lots of flexible hire options, from awards ceremonies and presentations to Talks and Concerts but one thing in particular is proving extremely popular when it comes to entertaining clients – a guided walking tour followed by afternoon tea or a drinks reception in the main Theatre.

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