Welcome to Oxford University Event Venues

OUEV is a collection of five 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.

COVID 19 Update

A range of our venues are open and hosting safe events. The wellbeing of our customers and our team remains our priority. In line with government advice to proceed with caution, together with University of Oxford policy, our venues will retain all existing safety measures post 19 July 2021 until further notice.

The situation will be under constant review with updates available here. Our team will be happy to help with any questions you may have.


Our venues

Examination Schools

This unusual building is Oxford University’s largest venue and offers 14 flexible meeting rooms able to host events from 20 to 650

Sheldonian Theatre

A showstopper of a venue, the Sheldonian is an exquisite historic venue hosting 50 to 750 with breath-taking views of the city

St Luke's Chapel

Packed with curiosities, this unforgettably charming venue is an intimate, cosy space for 8 – 80 in a variety of layouts

Osler House

A modern building with hints of art deco style, Osler House offers four meeting rooms and a garden able to host 4 to 220

Language Centre

With 10 well-appointed classrooms ranging in size from 10-32, this venue is ideal for language school and other teaching.

Shine with us...

If your building is part of Oxford University and you are interested in joining the OUEV portfolio of venues, then chat with us today

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

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Host your event with confidence

OUEV are proud to be accredited by AIM Secure and Good To Go in recognition of their COVID-19 secure venues...

Try our multi-site package

Wow your guests by using several of our stunning venues. Make it easy for yourself by working with the same events team and their suppliers across multiple sites.

Top marks from the SRA

Our catering services have been accredited by the Sustainable Restaurant Association. at the highest possible level of three stars. Our sustainability commitments are detailed in our policy.

We are here to help

Following government advice, the OUEV team are working remotely, however we are very much open and you can still get in touch to talk all things events and venues!