Welcome to Oxford University Event Venues

OUEV is a collection of four award-winning venues at the heart of the University of Oxford. We are passionate about providing a bespoke venue service for a variety of events, from meetings and conferences to celebrations and performances, and many more.

We understand how important your event is, and our team of experts are here to coordinate your venue experience and help you use our space creatively and effectively.

Celebrate your summer party at Osler House

Host the perfect garden celebration in 2023 in the grounds of Osler House from May to September. Our venue hire and delicious bbq packages have something for everyone to enjoy!


Our venues

Examination Schools

The largest historic venue in Oxford city offering 14 flexible inside and outside spaces for up to 650 guests. Perfect for conferences, exhibitions, gala dinners, lectures, filming and smaller meetings and gatherings!

St Luke's Chapel

Packed with curiosities, this unforgettably charming venue is an intimate, cosy space for up to 80 guests in a variety of layouts.

Osler House

The perfect backdrop for your summer party!

Sheldonian Theatre

A showstopper of a venue, the Sheldonian is an exquisite historic venue with breath-taking views of the city with a range of capacities and layouts to accommodate up to 717 guests. A firm favourite with for concerts, performances and talks, as well as wedding receptions and celebrations.

Your event


National or international, a day or a week long, 20 guests to 650, whatever you need, we’ve got it covered

Meetings and Training

Classroom, u-shape, boardroom; choose to bring people together with a range of flexible formats

Dinners and Receptions

Mood boosting snacks, flavoursome street food or luxury fine dining; we’ll complement any occasion

Celebrations and Parties

Create anniversary, birthday, and leaving do memories with us. Cosy and intimate large and lavish - we’ll help you celebrate

Fairs, Festivals and Exhibitions

Large or small, stand-alone or part of a conference, our flexible spaces have catered for gin festivals to literary events

Talks and Lectures

From 20 guests to 750 you can debate, talk and lecture in impressive surroundings any day of the week

Musical performances

From musical recitals to acoustic gigs and dance performances, our venues give you the space to shine

Filming and Photography

With a world-famous skyline, film inside or outside our venues or hire them to dress and feed your stars

Wedding Receptions

Have your special day the way you’ve always wanted it to be with our range of pricing options and stunning venue styles

Summer and language teaching

Inspire and teach your students in the heart of Oxford

"We received clear, swift and constructive communications from Abi throughout. She was not just responsively helpful, but proactively helpful. The smooth running of the event on the day was in part due to her meticulous preparation and the effective working relationship between our company and the venue staff."

Oxford University Press

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Host your event with confidence

OUEV are proud to be accredited by AIM Secure in recognition of their commitment to safe and compliant venues...

The OUEV Experience

Our experienced team is the link between you, our venues, and our services, and will coordinate all your venue requirements for your event from start to finish.

Lights, camera, action!

The OUEV venues are popular filming locations for production companies, providing quintessential backgrounds and secure, private space for cast and crew.

The ideal facility for hybrid events

A new dimension of virtual and hybrid events has arrived, and we have everything you need to cater for face to face and virtual attendees, from technology to creative solutions