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University Church of St Mary the Virgin

University Church of St Mary the Virgin, High Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 4BJ United Kingdom
01865 279110

Facilities

Baby Changing
Disabled Access
Hearing System
Large Print
Seating

Opening Times

Monday – Saturday 9.30am – 5pm
Sunday – 12noon – 5pm

July & August
Monday – Saturday 9.30am – 6pm
Sunday – 12noon – 6pm

Considered one of the oldest university buildings in the world, this is a superb example of Church Architecture from the 13th century. Standing in the very centre of Oxford, the University Church is the spiritual heart of the oldest university in Britain.

Go inside to explore one of the city’s oldest buildings or to find time for quiet reflection. Climb the tower for the finest views of the city. And visit their café for breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea.

Admission prices:

The church is free to visit
Tower Tickets £5 (over 8 year olds)

 

Events

July 2022

July 1 @ 9:30 am - July 10 @ 5:00 pm

GAIA

University Church of St Mary the Virgin, University Church of St Mary the Virgin, High Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 4BJ United Kingdom

Gaia is a touring artwork by UK artist Luke Jerram. Measuring six metres in diameter, Gaia features 120dpi detailed NASA imagery of the Earth’s surface*. The artwork provides the opportunity to see our planet on this scale, floating in three-dimensions. The installation (which was present at COP26) creates a sense of the Overview Effect, first...

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August 2022

August 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm

OxfordProms – Classical Gems

University Church of St Mary the Virgin, University Church of St Mary the Virgin, High Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 4BJ United Kingdom
£5 – £15

Oxford Proms welcome back pianist Jocelyn Freeman, and flautist Celia Redgate, and are also presenting 2 talented young violin soloists Madeleine Wright and Daisy Soni. Oxford Proms Orchesta Conductor Catherine Underwood. Vivaldi - Concerto in A minor for 2 Violins and Strings Cluck - Dance of the Blessed Spirits for Flute and Strings Beethoven - Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat major Haydn - Symphony No 45 "Farewell"

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