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Oxford Town Hall
  • Striking Grade II-listed building
  • Located in the centre of Oxford
  • Fabulous hall with space for 600 guests
  • Choice of rooms to use for ceremony
  • Fully licensed for civil ceremonies
  • Wonderful period features
  • Home to the Museum of Oxford
  • Choice of caterers to provide a delicious meal

Oxford Town Hall is a fabulous Victorian building located in the centre of Oxford. Rich in history, this Grade II* listed building has a magnificent hall and various rooms for you to host your ceremony and reception. The ornate ceilings add a sense of grandeur and sophistication to your day.

This fully licensed venue can cater for both intimate and grand weddings with space for up to 600 guests. Hire of the hall is possible for a four hour period, allowing you and your guests to make the most of this fantastic venue and to enjoy your special day in this historic and impressive building.

History

Oxford Town Hall is a Grade II-listed building which was created as part of an architectural design competition in the Victorian era.

In the First World War the hall was used to treat soldiers and has since become the site for the Museum of Oxford. Period features and ornate ceilings in the main hall make this a superb venue for an unforgettable wedding.

Facilities

The Main Hall

Boasting a sculptured high alcove ceiling this space is perfect for receptions with live music and a DJ.

Civil Ceremony Capacity - 650 guests
Reception Capacity - 300 seated guests; 500 for a more informal reception

The Assembly Room

This wood panelled room is a perfect for multiple wedding celebrations, including your reception, ceremony and evening entertainment.

The room features an open-timber roof, original fireplace and it is decorating with an extensive collection of paintings throughout the room.

Civil Ceremony Capacity - 160 guests
Wedding Breakfast Capacity - 140 guests
Reception Capacity - 160 guests

The Old Library

Ideal for intimate gatherings and formal dining, this space features an open timber roof, wood panelling of American Walnut and wonderful stained-glass windows.

Civil Ceremony Capacity - 120 guests
Wedding Breakfast Capacity - 80 guests

St Aldate's Room

This room is perfect for couples wanting a simple and intimate celebration. With a carved fireplace and stunning stained-glass windows, you and your closest friends and family can enjoy this space during your ceremony, drink's reception or wedding breakfast.

Civil Ceremony Capacity - 40 guests
Wedding Breakfast Capacity - 30 guests
Reception Capacity - 40 guests

The Court Room

This ceremony only space is perfect to say those all-important vows in front of the ones you love the most.

The Court Room has been used in film and TV and is boasting originality. The balcony offers room for additional guests.

Civil Ceremony Capacity - 50 guests

Catering

Oxford Town Hall has a list of venue approved caterers who will create a wedding meal for you and your guests. This flexibility allows you to source the perfect food for your celebration and suited to your tastes and preferences.

If you would like more information on Oxford Town Hall, please use the contact buttons listed on this page.

Address
Oxford Town Hall
St Aldate's
Oxford
OX1 1BX

Reviews

  • Jean-Patrick and Julien

    It was all such a wonderful day, and everything was done to make us feel supported and comfortable at the Town Hall. I wouldn't have a single bad thing to say. The room was ideal, we felt welcome, everything was well prepared and it contributed to how magical the day went.

  • Radhika and Christian

    The wedding at the Town Hall was perfect. Many thanks to Sue and Kate for all their hard work to make our day so amazing! A huge thanks to Sue, who is exceptional and was the reason we came back to organise another event at the Town Hall.

  • Gillian and Travis

    We had an amazing wedding day and everything at the Town Hall was perfect from the layout to the delicious food! We would like to thank you and the rest of the team for making sure that everything went smoothly.

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