Oriel College

Oriel College is the earliest royal foundation in Oxford, endowed by King Edward II in 1326. The site lies in the heart of the city; its entrance and three quadrangles are bound by medieval streets and townscape whilst its back faces Oxford’s famous High Street and the University Church of St Mary. The college coat of arms carries the three gold lions of England on a red background, and the three feathers can be found in decorations and motifs around the college.

The college is fully resourced and equipped to meet modern requirements, offering present-day comfort and flexibility in historic surroundings. Conference facilities and accommodation can be hired during the vacation periods, while catering is available throughout the year. Meeting room capacities range from 6 to 120, and have wireless internet access and audio-visual facilities. Seated banquets can be prepared for up to 140 guests, whilst overnight stays can accommodate over 200 in ensuite or standard bedrooms. Whatever your needs, we have the facilities and expertise to ensure your event is a memorable one.

Oriel College
Oxford OX1 4EW

17 meeting spaces with capacity for up to 200 guests for Theatre, Buffet, Classroom, Boardroom, Cabaret, U-shape, Other, and Dining functions.

Bedrooms 215

Ensuite 115

Standard 100

Breakfast yes

Lunch yes

Dinner yes

"Thanks for an excellent service - it really helped us in finding an appropriate venue."


Institute of New Economic Thinking

Agnieszka Skotarek

conferences@oriel.ox.ac.uk


01865 276563
www.oriel.ox.ac.uk
  • Harris Lecture Theatre, Oriel

    Harris Lecture Theatre

    Theatre 120

    Conventional and comfortable facilities, ideal for presentations, teaching and screenings.

    Facilities

    Full wireless internet access. Extensive audio-visual facilities with SMART podium. Air conditioned.

    Accessibility

    Ground floor, disabled access.

    Available

    Vacation

  • Harris Seminar Room, Oriel

    Harris Seminar Room

    Buffet 60

    Theatre 60

    Classroom 32

    Boardroom 22

    Cabaret 36

    U-shape 28

    Practical, purpose-built seminar room with moveable tables.

    Facilities

    Full wireless internet access. Extensive audio-visual facilities, white boards and catering hatch. Air conditioned.

    Accessibility

    Ground floor, disabled access

    Available

    Vacation

  • MacGregor Room, Oriel

    MacGregor Room

    Boardroom 18

    Traditional boardroom with dark wooden furnishings and leather seated chairs, views of third quad.

    Facilities

    Full wireless internet access. Smart Screen & white boards.

    Accessibility

    Ground floor.

    Available

    Vacation

  • Music Room, Oriel

    Music Room

    Theatre 30

    Boardroom 14

    Stunning boardroom with traditional furnishings including feature chandelier, grand piano and stained-glass bay window.

    Facilities

    Full wireless internet access. Projection facilities, white boards.

    Accessibility

    First floor, no lift.

    Available

    Vacation

  • Robert Beddard Room, Oriel

    Robert Beddard Room

    Theatre 35

    Classroom 16

    Boardroom 16

    Other 15

    Practical, purpose-built seminar room with moveable tables. Plenty of natural light and traditional wood panelled walls.

    Facilities

    Full wireless internet access. Audio-visual facilities, white board & flipchart.

    Accessibility

    Ground floor, disabled access.

    Available

    Vacation

  • Owen Walker Room, Oriel

    Owen Walker Room

    Theatre 35

    Classroom 16

    Boardroom 16

    Other 15

    Practical, purpose-built seminar room with moveable tables. Plenty of natural light and traditional wood panelled walls.

    Facilities

    Full wireless internet access, audio-visual facilities & whiteboard.

    Accessibility

    Ground floor, disabled access

    Available

    Vacation

  • Conference 1, Oriel

    Conference 1

    Boardroom 12

    Practical, purpose-built boardroom room.

    Facilities

    Full wireless internet access, audio-visual facilities & whiteboard.

    Accessibility

    Ground floor, disabled access.

    Available

    Vacation

  • Conference 2, Oriel

    Conference 2

    Boardroom 6

    Practical, purpose-built seminar room with moveable tables.

    Facilities

    Full wireless internet access. Whiteboard.

    Accessibility

    Ground floor, disabled access.

    Available

    Vacation

  • Sanders Room, Oriel

    Sanders Room

    Classroom 24

    Light room with small reception area, ideal for boardroom meetings.

    Facilities

    Full wireless internet access. Projection facilities, white boards.

    Accessibility

    First floor, no lift.

    Available

    Vacation

  • Basil Mitchell Room, Oriel

    Basil Mitchell Room

    Boardroom 18

    Light, purpose-built boardroom with stage area.

    Facilities

    Full wireless internet access. Projection facilities, white boards.

    Accessibility

    First floor, no lift.

    Available

    Vacation

  • King Edward Room, Oriel

    King Edward Room 1

    Boardroom 10

    Small wood-panelled room, ideal for break-out sessions or private meetings.

    Facilities

    Full wireless internet access. Plasma screen, white boards.

    Accessibility

    Basement, no lift (has natural light).

    Available

    Vacation

  • Dining Hall, Oriel

    Hall

    Dining 140

    Traditional, lamp-lit hall with hammerbeam roof, wood-panelled walls, benches, stained-glass windows and high table. During term time available only on Saturdays for minimum of 80 guests.

    Facilities

    PA system.

    Accessibility

    Steps to hall entrance, chair lift available.

    Available

    Term & Vacation

  • Champneys Room, Oriel

    Champneys Room

    Dining 56

    Buffet 100

    Theatre 50

    Elegant dining room with cream wood panelling and gold-framed portraits: ideal for entertaining. Evenings only.

    Facilities

    Projection facilities can be set up.

    Accessibility

    First floor, lift available.

    Available

    Term & Vacation

  • The Box, Oriel

    The Box

    Dining 14

    Buffet 35

    Traditional room with stately feel, furnishings include cream-wood panelling, chandelier and gong: ideal for drink receptions or small, private dinners.

    Facilities

    Projection facilities can be set up.

    Accessibility

    First floor, lift available.

    Available

    Vacation

  • Benefactors' Room, Oriel

    Benefactors' Room

    Dining 8

    Buffet 20

    Boardroom 8

    Victorian gentleman’s room, with extensive wood panelling and views of second quad. Evenings only.

    Facilities

    Television.

    Accessibility

    Second Floor, no lift.

    Available

    Vacation

  • Roof Terrace, Oriel

    Roof Terrace

    Buffet 30

    Open roof terrace perfect for summer drinks parties.

    Facilities

    Accessibility

    Third floor, no lift.

    Available

    Term & Vacation

  • Second Quad, Oriel College

    Second Quad

    Buffet 200

    Palatial lawn located in the heart of the college, outside the Senior Common Room and Library, and fellow 18th-century buildings.

    Facilities

    Accessibility

    Ground floor, disabled access.

    Available

    Term & Vacation