A special day in a unique wedding venue

Set in the heart of the 'city of the dreaming spires', the Bodleian Libraries are a historic venue steeped in romance and elegance. 

Some of our grandest rooms are licensed for civil weddings and civil partnerships, all in Oxford's historic Bodleian Library: Divinity School, Convocation House and Chancellor's Court. Whether you want a small and intimate ceremony, or a jubilant celebration with all of your friends and family, the Bodleian Libraries will provide the most magnificent backdrop to your wedding day.

The Bodleian's Events team recognize that no two weddings are the same, and will help to provide a friendly and professional service, tailoring your day to suit your budget and tastes.



Contact the Events team to start planning your day or download our wedding brochure for more information. 

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The venue has three spectacular rooms used for large and smaller, more intimate weddings and events, and is housed in a remarkable group of buildings forming the heart of the University in the centre of Oxford. The word ‘breathtaking’ comes to mind when viewing the architecture and interior design

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Table setting for weddings, Bodleian Libraries, Oxford

Suggested wedding itineraries

The experienced Events team have suggested itineraries for your day, to ensure your Bodleian ceremony runs as smoothly as possible.

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Venue guidance

Find out more about these unique venues, including accessibility information, and recommended caterers and suppliers.

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