Concerts, fairs and festivals
In the past we have hosted concerts in Oxford Town Hall for the Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Bellowhead, Imelda May and others. On a more regular basis, we host classical music concerts, organ recitals, folk and jazz festivals. Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra runs a programme of events in Oxford Town Hall throughout the year.
Our festivals aren’t just for music lovers either. We also host also gin festivals, beer festivals, vegan festivals and many more. We’re experienced in providing flexible room layouts and hosting hundreds of exhibitors so we’ll help your concert, fair or festival to run stress-free.
Capacity for over 1,000 people
Easy to access city centre venue
Stages and stage extensions available
Support from our Sales & Events Team
We also welcome school concerts, fundraisers and Christmas carol concerts. In fact, we can provide a range of function rooms in Oxford for a full line-up of events. You’ll also get outstanding support from our Sales & Events Team when you organise your concert, festival or fair in Oxford Town Hall.
Our Main Hall is a particularly impressive space with fantastic acoustics in which to hold a concert or festival. It features a large stage with risers that are perfect for choirs. For large orchestras or sizable bands, a stage extension can be provided.
Whichever function room you choose in Oxford Town Hall you are certain to provide a memorable event for your guests. This beautiful historic building is a unique venue with character and atmosphere not found elsewhere in Oxford. It gives your concert, fair and festival attendees a truly unforgettable experience.
Stewards and security
For a fair, festival or concert in Oxford Town Hall you may need Stewards or Security Industry Authority (SIA) personnel. We can advise you based on a risk assessment of your event by our team.
SIA security is charged at £15 + VAT per security personnel per hour and there’s a minimum requirement of two for guests of up to 200 people.
If you are running an event in Oxford Town Hall, you are able to bring your own PAT tested equipment to use during the day, or we can provide a list of local AV suppliers if required. For pricing and further information, download: Technical Facilities Hire>
Our competitively priced Oxford event venue offers great value for money, alongside a central and impressive location, and an exceptional service.
Please note: We can often be flexible on pricing.
Oxford Town Hall is fully accessible for wheelchair users and all PA systems include induction loops for the hearing impaired.