The University Church is situated in the heart of Oxford on the edge of Radcliffe Square amidst some of the most iconic buildings of the city. The Church provides one of the finest venues for concerts, while the Clore Old Library offers a beautiful venue for meetings, seminars, conferences, fine dining and drinks receptions. The De Brome Chapel can also be used for book launches and drinks receptions.

Booking Inquiries

The University Church offers a number of different packages for performance and event organisers.

Concerts and Performances

The Church provides one of the finest venues for concerts. We can offer a competitive package for venue hire - whether it is a flat fee or a proportion of ticket sales. If you would like to find out more, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us.

Private Dining and Catered Events

The Clore Library is available for Fine Dining and other catered events. Our Administrator will put you in touch with the relevant caterer who will be ready to attend to your needs.

Conferences and Meetings

The Church offers outstanding facilities for conferences and meetings in a central location. We can offer a simple room hire package. We also offer Daily Delegate packages, which can be tailored to your needs. We have also created a range of optional extras that you can add on to upgrade your package if you wish. Daily Delegate packages are often suitable for smaller meetings, but they can also be used for larger conferences and events, using the Nave and Chancel of the main Church if required. Our professional events team will look after you.

Our Daily Delegate Package includes:

  • Room hire from 9.00am to 5.00pm with organiser access from 8.30am
  • Audio visual equipment for hybrid small events (up to 6 people) and flipchart. Technical support is included.
  • Tea, coffee and pastries on arrival
  • Sandwich lunch
  • Mid-afternoon tea, coffee and biscuits
  • Jugs of iced water 
  • Pads and pencils
  • High-speed WiFi internet access
  • Disabled Access

Drinks Receptions and Book Launches

Our premises are fully licensed and both the De Brome Chapel and the Old Library are available for drinks receptions with canap├ęs and other refreshments.

Recording and Livestreaming

Our newly-installed AV system includes two HD cameras in the Nave, one HD camera in the chancel, with two lapel mics & two pop mics, and several other stationary microphones. We have the ability to record events, from talks, conferences and musical performances and livestream them via the University Church YouTube channel. We do not allow external equipment to be brought in without express permission. Please indicate your interest in recording/ livestreaming when booking your event. 

For all bookings please contact Sarah Ockwell, our Administrator, by email: or telephone 01865 279110.

You can read our Terms and Conditions here. Updated December 2022.