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David Hunt

Commercial Manager

David has been working in Oxford on and off since 2006 in a variety of hospitality and leisure venues. As part of his role, David oversees the management of the beautiful Oxford Town Hall with the support of a fantastic team to make every event a success.

When not working, he enjoys spending time with his family and their many pets and being in the outdoors exploring new places.

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Sue

Sue Varney 

Sales and Events Team Supervisor 

Sue is the Sales and Events Team Supervisor at Oxford Town Hall. She has worked at the Town Hall for 20 years and loves her jobShe loves to see the look of wonder on customers faces when they come into the venue for the first time and experience the Victorian grandeur of the building, and enjoy helping to make their dream event become a reality along with our friendly and professional team.  

When not working Sue enjoys long countryside walks, line dancing and weekends away. 

Rebecca 

Sales Executive 

Rebecca joined the events team in 2017, having had a wealth of experience previously within hospitality management, event coordination and operations. Rebecca manages the sales at the Town Hall and is the person to speak to if you are thinking of holding an event and would like more information, or to view the venue.  

She absolutely loves events of all kinds, festivals, food and planning fun places to go. When not at work you can often find her eating out in Oxford or by the river, possibly on her dinghy, listening to music and picnicking. 

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Marissa Meet The Team

Marissa 

Events Coordinator

Marissa joined the team in 2021 and she has 7 years experience in Retail Sales and Hospitality Management. Marissa works alongside the Sales and Events team, taking care of the coordination process for each event at Oxford Town Hall.

When she’s away from her desk, Marissa loves spending her weekends with close friends. She enjoys exploring the outside and traveling to new places. She is creative and loves anything with Art in it. Marissa loves creating resin jewellery which include pressed wild flowers.

Gill 

Events Officer 

Gill joined Oxford City Council in 2009 and soon became an integral part of the Sales and Events team in 2010. As a team we try to ensure all events held in the Town Hall run smoothly and to the client’s expectations. Gill’s role within the team is to ensure all financial matters surrounding each event are correctly administrated, recorded and all invoices are processed smoothly. Overall, Gill’s job has been made more enjoyable due to the support and sense of belonging that is gained by working with a proactive, forwardthinking team. 

On a personal level, Gill loves living in a rural location and enjoy regular dancing, cycling and walking. Gill and her husband have a combined love for the sea and enjoy frequent sailing and boating holidays. 

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Cath

Cath Poucher

Marketing and Development Lead

Cath joined the team in 2019, coming from a background in the heritage and tourism industries.

Cath is responsible for the brand, marketing and communications at the Town Hall. She is also responsible for leading various development projects, ensuring Oxford Town Hall offers great services and facilities to its customers.

When she’s not at work, Cath loves spending time in outdoors exploring the countryside, and looking after (or spoiling) her two rabbits, Merry and Pippin.

The Operations Team  

On the day of the events, our excellent operations team will be on site to ensure the venue is clean and operated to a high standard to ensure your event is a success. The team is lead by Paul (Operations Manager), his team of Town Hall Keepers; Vicky, Daiva Ben & Edward, and supported by their team of Facility Assistants.  

They all look forward to meeting you on the day. 

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