Suggested itineraries

Suggested wedding itineraries

Weddings ceremonies in Convocation House accommodate up to 100 guests. You can hire these rooms on any day of the week between 9am and 3pm. There is a private entrance to Convocation House for your guests via Chancellor's Court located in the Sheldonian quadrangle. Chancellor's Court and Convocation House are interconnected.

12pm

Access to the rooms for setting up to your specification

12.30pm

Guests begin to arrive via Chancellor's Court

1pm

Wedding ceremony to begin in Convocation House

1.30pm

Drinks served in Convocation House and Chancellor's Court
(optional).
Photographs

2.30pm

Guests to depart to reception venue

3pm

Rooms to close

Wedding receptions in the Divinity School are a great option on Saturdays and Sundays, when the Library is closed to readers and visitors from 5pm onwards. This gives you exclusive use of the Old Schools Quadrangle (the courtyard outside Divinity School) and the entrance to the Divinity School (the Proscholium) after 5pm. Divinity School, Convocation House and Chancellor's Court are interconnected. 

4pm

Access to the rooms for setting up to your specification

5pm

Wedding ceremony to begin in Convocation House

5.30/6pm

Drinks reception in Proscholium or Old Schools Quadrangle (Saturday and selected Sundays only)

7pm

Dinner to be served in Divinity School
Speeches
Cutting of the cake

10pm

Dancing in Divinity School

Midnight – 1am

Carriages and venue to close for suppliers

Photo gallery

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We are looking forward to celebrating with you!

If you would like to book an appointment with a member of the Bodleian's Wedding team, please complete the form below and one of our staff members will be in touch.

 

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