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Frequently Asked Questions about Private Party venues

Do I need my own production or event insurance in Oxford?
Yes. All renters are required to carry Comprehensive Liability and Property Damage insurance with liability coverage of no less than $1,000,000.
What protection plans are available for bookings in Oxford on Giggster?
Giggster offers Damage Protection coverage that you can add to a booking at checkout. Learn more about Giggster's Damage Protection coverage.
What types of locations can I book in Oxford?
You can choose from 42 types! Just search for locations in Oxford at giggster.com, then click 'Filters' to look for something specific.
How many Private Party venues are available in Oxford?
Right now, there are 4 Private Party venues available in Oxford.
What payment methods does Giggster accept for Oxford bookings?
You can pay for your booking with a credit card, or with ACH or wire transfer for bookings over $4k.
What is the cancellation policy for Oxford guests on Giggster?
Refund options vary, based on when the booking is canceled. Learn more about Giggster's cancellation and refund policy.
What are the cleaning and safety policies for Oxford locations on Giggster?
Now more than ever, your health and safety is our number one priority. We've outlined specific health and safety requirements for both hosts and guests. Learn more about Giggster's COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures.
What locations available near Oxford?
You'll find up to 42 different types of locations in Oxford. Just start a search at giggster.com and narrow things down with the 'Filter' option.
Is there an extra cost to add more attendees to my Oxford booking?
Yes. Pricing tiers are based on group size. For example, if you booked a space for a group of 1-5 for $30/hr, the price per person is $6/hr. Each additional person would increase the rate by $6/hr.
How much are average location rentals in Oxford?
Rental rates vary with the type and features of the location, but the average rate in Oxford is $100 per hour.
Why should I choose Giggster over other platforms offering rentals in Oxford?
Giggster's got your back — and we know our stuff. Our Customer Support team is knowledgeable and accessible, we offer white glove Select service to help you find the perfect location, and we're experts on the unique needs of production teams.
What is the price range for Private Party venues in Oxford, UK?
Booking prices vary with the property type, features, and rental length, but generally a 1-hour booking will be in the range of $32767 to $0.
How do I book a Oxford location on Giggster?
When you find the right venue, you can connect with the host to get additional info and work out the details. Once everything is all set, you can book and pay for the location in a couple of clicks. Learn more about booking locations.
How do I cancel a Oxford reservation request?
You can contact our team to request a cancellation. Learn more about our cancellation policy.

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About Oxford

The scholarly city of Oxford is less than two hours from exciting London, making it the perfect location for hosting a weekend event or just heading there for the day.

Easily accessible by car or train, some of the most stunning architecture in the UK will greet you, not just in the university and college grounds but throughout the main entertainment area, too.

The vibrant and cosmopolitan city is a great place to enjoy everything from fine dining to funky cafes. You can also enjoy traditional activities such as punting along in a little boat down the river.

You will feel the creative energy just wandering the streets of Oxford, knowing that some of the most well-known stories were written in the surrounding areas. Oxford University was the home of J.R.R. Tolkien when he wrote Lord of the Rings, and Lewis Carroll created the classic Alice in Wonderland while being inspired in Oxford.

Private Party Options in Oxford

Hosting a private party in Oxford is as easy as enjoying the party itself. With so many vendors and services available in the city and the surrounding area of Oxfordshire, you will be able to find exactly what you need to host the perfect private party.

  • Catering
    With so many choices available in Oxford, you will find catering that will suit every style of private party imaginable. Perhaps your private party is themed and you would like to pair it with a specific cuisine? Then hire a Mexican food truck. Or perhaps you are hosting a sit-down three-course dinner? Then there are many caterers in Oxford that can assist with menu planning as well as waiting tables included in the catering packages. The options are endless!
  • Music
    Whether you envision a DJ spinning all the hits at your private party or like the thought of live music, then Oxford is the place to be for music hire. Most live music vendors will offer auditions before you commit to booking with them. If you only require background music, you will find jukebox rentals within Oxford and the Oxfordshire area.
  • Decorations
    The right props can really make a private party stand out and be memorable. Gone are the days of the traditional ribbons on chairs and flower arrangements; a new generation of decoration such as balloon garlands, flower walls, photo booths and dessert buffets has come! You will find decorations to match your theme and colour scheme and add some flair and entertainment for your guests.
  • Event Planner
    If you find yourself stuck on where to start planning your private party, then consider hiring a local event planner. By using someone located in Oxford, you will be sure to get the right people for your private party as they know the best in the business. Everything will be taken care offrom delivery of decorations to cleaning up after. Some event planners can even be hired for the duration of the event if you need.

Private Party Companies in Oxford

Check out some of the best companies in Oxford that can help you out with your upcoming private party.

  • RJCC Events
    Regulars to the Oxford party and event scene, RJCC Events will get your guests in the party mood with a variety of DJs, live music options, lighting, sound systems and mobile dance floors!
  • Oxford Grazing Co
    Oxford Grazing Co are the people to see about catering for your upcoming private party. They produce various sizes of grazing plates and tables and cover a variety of dietary needs.
  • So Lets Party
    Serving the Oxfordshire area is the event styling company So Lets Party. Specialising in venue decoration and working with clients in their desired theme, they offer custom-made bespoke items to ensure your next private party is unique.

Pros and Cons of a Private Party in Oxford

Whether you are from Oxford or from out of town, there will always be pros and cons about hosting a private party in Oxford.


  • Lots of vendors to choose from
    Hosting a party in a bigger location like Oxford allows you to have multiple choices of vendors for all aspects of your party.
  • Accessible shops
    Oxford has everything you could possibly need for your private party as well as anything you need personally while you are in town.
  • Well-connected
    Oxford is well-connected by road, rail and air. So whether you have chosen Oxford for a private party or you will have guests coming from out of town, you will find it easy to get to this city.
  • Interesting venues
    Steeped in history, most venue options in Oxford feature gorgeous architecture and bring something unique to your party.
  • Beautiful surroundings
    Oxford is a beautiful place to visit so you will enjoy your time here before and after your party.


  • Tame nightlife
    Kicking on after your private party may be a letdown because, compared with other UK cities such as Manchester, Bristol or Newcastle, the student town doesn’t offer much in the way of thriving nightlife.
  • Expensive
    Oxford is becoming more popular with tourists, so it is becoming more expensive. Besides, cost can be an issue with any type of vendor hire as there are many competitors serving a larger area.

  • Frustrating driving
    With small streets everywhere, parking is limited so it can become frustrating for you and your guests.

Famous Private Party Locations in Oxford

When in Oxford, you can’t go past seeing all the sites. And with a lot of them recognisable from movies and TV shows, make sure you walk around and see how many you can spot, such as:

  • Oxford University
    Featured and mentioned in so many movies and TV shows, the stunning architecture of Oxford University is a must-see. It has served as the filming location for some scenes of the Harry Potter franchise!
  • New College
    New College, Bodleian Library and Christ Church College were all locations filmed in the Harry Potter series as part of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Christ Church's Dining Hall was used as the infamous Great Hall in the film.

  • The Trout Inn
    Frequently shown in the TV series Inspector Morse and Lewis is The Trout Inn. As it is a real pub (located on 195 Godstow Road), it is a great place to check out before or after your private party.