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Case study: Oxford Literary Festival 2017

Wednesday 26 April

Early last month authors from around the world were welcomed to Oxford to take part in the Financial Times Weekend Oxford Literary Festival. Once again the Sheldonian Theatre was at the forefront of the activity playing host to 22 events and seating over 7000 audience members over the nine days.

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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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Our first joint venue showcase

Friday 7 April

On Tuesday 4 April we hosted our first Oxford University Event Venues showcase.. Sixteen guests from different companies, associations, agencies and departments joined us for a tour around four of our venues – the Examination Schools, St Luke’s Chapel, the Sheldonian Theatre and William Osler House.

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Case Study – Oxford Tango Festival 2017

Thursday 23 March

23rd March 2017
The Oxford Tango Festival held their Gala show at the Sheldonian Theatre. This was the first time the festival organisers had enjoyed the opulent backdrop of the Theatre for their opening night performance which celebrated the power and glamor of this wonderfully sensual dance. Stars from Argentina performed alongside local students and music was provided by the Tango Siempre orchestra.

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Gin festival making it’s way to Exam Schools

Friday 17 March

For generations of undergraduates at the University of Oxford, the Examination Schools aren’t exactly associated with carefree fun; they are mostly just the place where they have to pass tests before getting their degrees. But this summer they’ll be given over to an altogether less elevated field of study – gin.

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