In other news…

Exam Schools and Sheldonian scoop Green Impact Award

Monday 20 June

Held on the 15 June at Oxford University, the annual ‘Green Impact Awards’ are all about making small sustainability changes that add up to make a big difference. We were delighted that the Sheldonian Theatre won a Bronze accreditation and the Examination Schools won Silver.

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Star man visits the Sheldonian Theatre

Wednesday 8 June

On Wednesday 1 June the Sheldonian Theatre was packed to the rafters with space enthusiasts as Blackwell’s bookshop welcomed Buzz Aldrin, who was in Britain to promote his new book.

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Top tips for organising a successful event

Monday 23 May. All Venues

Executing a well-planned and polished event takes time. Whether you are organising a one-day meeting or a multi-site event, it is difficult to think of everything so we’ve put together some top tips for organising a successful event...

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A Day in the life of an Oxford University degree day at the Sheldonian Theatre

Friday 6 May. Sheldonian Theatre

On Saturday the 7 May, hopefully in bright sunshine, the Sheldonian will play host to two degree ceremonies. The Theatre holds around 30 ceremonies a year with approximately 7000 students graduating.

Before 1669, the University Graduations were conducted at St Mary the Virgin Church on the High Street but became too rowdy for such a venue. Gilbert Sheldon commissioned Sir Christopher Wren to design a purpose built graduation venue and graduations have been held here ever since.

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Welcome to our latest Oxford venue – Osler house

Thursday 28 April

A big hello to Osler House who joined our venues group on Monday 25 April!.

Situated in Headington, Oxford, Osler House is a fine art deco building which is the club house for medical students at Oxford University. It offers four meeting rooms and an outside patio area and gardens.

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Oxford Literary Festival returns to the Sheldonian Theatre

Friday 15 April

This year’s FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival (OLF) ran from 2 -10 April and once again the Sheldonian Theatre was the venue for many talks.

Over seven days we welcomed more than 6000 people to 17 events which included a Jazz and blues concert as well as six talks aimed at younger book lovers.

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Case study – British Society of Periodontology

Monday 11 April

With two meetings each year, the British Society of Periodontology Spring conference aims to have excellent content, educate with new research, spark debate and facilitate networking between high profile speakers, dentists, hygienists and students from all over the country. Read how our venue helped deliver that...

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Comic Con comes to Oxford

Monday 21 March

On the Wednesday 5 March, four Storm Troopers stood outside the Examination Schools. Joined later by Chewbacca, they ushered in over 2000 people to Oxford’s very first Comic Con, Ox Con, hosted at the Examination Schools.

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Looking for something to do over the Easter break?

Wednesday 9 March. Sheldonian Theatre

Visit the Sheldonian Theatre. You, your friends and family can enjoy one of the best panoramic views of Oxford from the cupola, gaze up at the Theatre’s magnificent ceiling and learn about the Theatre’s journey from past to present day through our colourful and informative display boards.

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