Sample Itineraries

Below is a sample itinerary, but your Wedding Manager would be happy to work with you to adapt timings to suit your individual wedding day.

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Evening Wedding for 100 Guests (Ceremony & Reception)

5.00pm – Groom arrives and welcomes guests at the entrance of the museum with groomsmen.

5.30pm – Bridal party enter and ceremony begins.

6.00pm – Drinks and canapés served in the Atrium.

7.30pm – The Wedding Breakfast is served.

9.30pm – Speeches

10.00pm – Guests move to the Café for the first dance and evening reception.

11.00pm – Evening snacks are served

1.00am – Carriages

Venue Hire from £5700 inc. VAT, Catering from £129pp inc VAT

Evening Wedding for 100 Guests (Reception Only)

If you decide that a wedding ceremony in one of Oxford’s colleges or churches are what you are looking for, then why not head to the Ashmolean for your wedding reception?

6.00pm – Time to celebrate the marriage of the bride and groom with some fizz and canapés in the Atrium, a perfect opportunity for the happy couple to take advantage of our galleries with some memorable photos.

7.30pm – The wedding breakfast is served

9.30pm – Time for the speeches, everyone to have a glass of sparkling wine in their hands, ready for the toast

10.00pm – Guests are welcomed down to the Café, where the happy couple will lead off for their very first dance as a married couple.

MIDNIGHT – Guests depart

Venue Hire from: £4200.00 inc VAT, Catering from: £121.20pp inc VAT