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Venue hire

Wadham College's historic buildings, magnificent gardens and comfortable accommodation combined with its central location, up to the minute facilities and excellent catering, provide the perfect location for your conference, summer school, reception, dinner or meeting. Watch a video showing Wadham's conference facilities.

conference facilities
  • Shakespeare in the garden

    Wadham's gardens provide the setting for 'Twelfth Night' by the Oxford Shakespeare Company, directed by Nicholas Green with music by Nicholas Lloyd Webber.


    'As You Like It' 2014 by Ben Galpin
  • Sunday Coffee Concerts at the Holywell Music Room

    The Oxford Coffee Concerts began in 1986 and have since established themselves as one of the most successful chamber music series in the country. The concerts are held nearly every Sunday morning throughout the year in the stunning setting of Wadham's Holywell Music Room, with performances by the best musicians and ensembles from this country and abroad.


    Coffee concerts

Access Roadshow

Wadham’s access team hit the road in July visiting ten state schools and talking to some 1000 students in Luton and Bedfordshire in just one week.


Emily Cannon with school students

1963 Classicists reunite

Six classicists who joined Wadham in 1963 returned to College to celebrate the fifty years since they sat Mods, as alumnus Tony Denny reports.


spot the difference

Engineering the future

Understanding how a combination of maths and physics can solve real world problems has been an eye-opening experience for school students taking part in the UNIQ Engineering Summer School, supported by Wadham College alumni.



Tour de force

As Wadham students headed off for the long vacation the Chapel Choir set out on a tour to northern Europe, as chorister Cameron Henderson-Begg reports.


Engineering reunion and summer celebration

Generations of engineers return to Wadham to celebrate their subject and the successful campaign to endow the Colin Wood Fellowship in Engineering.


Wadham Engineering alumni

Essay prize competition open

Submissions are open for two Wadham College prizes, each worth £200, rewarding original essays on any subject.



Wadham GAs to the rescue

Two fledglings that found themselves unable to escape from the light-well of the McCall MacBain Graduate Centre have been successfully returned to ‘the wild’ by Wadham General Assistants.



Celebrating the underdogs

Wadham’s Second XI may not have won many of their matches this season but spirits have remained high as Captain Ben Zaranko (2013 Economics and Management) reports.


Wadham’s Second XI

Ken Macdonald QC to Chair Orwell Prize

Ken Macdonald QC, Warden of Wadham College and former Director of Public Prosecutions, to head prestigious prize for political writing.


Warden, Ken Macdonald QC

Benefactors' Garden Party 2015

The dappled shade of the Private Fellows' Garden provided the perfect setting for strawberries, Pimms and high tea at the 2015 benefactors’ garden party.


Garden party

Video: Open Days 2015

Students, fellows and staff welcome visitors at Wadham open days for prospective students, their friends and families. Watch a one minute film to see how it went.


Roger Mosey - Getting Out Alive

Getting Out Alive - News, Sport and Politics at the BBC by Wadham alumnus Roger Mosey (1976, History & German) is published this week.


Wadham University Challenge team 1978

Encaenia 2015 in pictures

Wadham College was the venue for the Encaenia garden party, following the ceremony at which the University of Oxford awards honorary degrees to distinguished men and women and commemorates its benefactors.


Film: Women at Wadham - past, present and future

This short documentary film featuring interviews with students, staff, fellows and alumni was commissioned by the Students' Union to mark the 40th anniversary of women students at Wadham College, University of Oxford.


Women at Wadham

Research focus: The harmony of Japan

A passion to understand the mechanics of music combined with a love of Japan, its language and culture have fuelled the research of Wadham’s Jonathan Service.


Visiting Wadham

Visitors are welcome to Wadham College during opening times. Prospective students are welcome at any time. (You may be asked to return if an occasional restricted event is taking place).

Term time
13.00 - 16.15
Out of term
10.30 - 11.45
13.00 - 16.15

Library treasures

Wadham's collection of rare books includes a Shakespeare first folio and a 1543 publication by Nicolaus Copernicus...