A unique venue in the heart of Oxford

Enjoy a festive feast and dance the night away in one of our historic galleries or Rooftop Restaurant for your Christmas celebration.

Our expert team are on hand to help you choose the perfect party space and package.


View our Christmas Parties 2024 brochure


Enquire now for Christmas 2024


Take the pressure off finding a venue, caterers and suppliers. The Ashmolean will deliver it all.

Enjoy an impressive festive meal surrounded by exquisite Greek and Roman sculptures or choose dinner with a view of the city in our Rooftop Restaurant and Terrace

Add-on dancing and entertainment packages will make your party even more extraordinary.


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Personalise your party

To make your evening truly memorable, our trusted partners can add those special touches - magicians, a photo-booth, a cocktail mixologist or live music.

Keep the festivities going by moving downstairs to the Vaulted Cafe, which can be specially set up for a celebratory after party with atmospheric lighting and DJ.


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Book a call with our events team


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Christmas Party FAQs


The capacity for a festive dinner is 50–150 guests in the galleries, and 30–75 guests in the Rooftop Restaurant & Terrace.



No. Oxford Fine Dining and Benugo Event Catering are our exclusive catering partners. They cater with a conscience; their sustainable menu reflects the very highest standards in food sourcing, purchasing and supply.



Yes, ambience lighting is included in the galleries and Rooftop. Our network of professionals can provide those added extras like photography, AV, entertainment, and floristry.



Yes – we can provide a staffed cloakroom. We ask our guests to consider what they bring on the night and to avoid bulky items.



A deposit is required at the time of booking to secure the date.