Meeting Rooms

Dodson RoomChrist Church welcomes Conference and Summer School groups during the College Vacation (March/April, July, August and September). We offer a variety of meeting rooms and a modern lecture theatre in buildings clustered around Tom Quad. Facilities include WiFi, bottled water, a flipchart/whiteboard and a Christ Church notepad and pen. Audio-visual equipment (AV) can be hired for an additional fee for rooms without fixed facilities. We can also offer an office space for conference organisers if required (subject to availability). Our light and spacious Junior Common Room with comfy chairs is open to all of our guests who want to relax, read and watch TV.

During term, the McKenna Room is also available on weekdays for day meetings.

Room by Room

Meeting Rooms

Sir Michael Dummett Lecture Theatre and Exhibition Space

Sir Michael Dummett Lecture Theatre (MDLT)

Dimensions: 6.5m x 16mBlue Boar Quad

Description: Purpose-built accessible lecture theatre with fixed tiered seating and writing tablets. There is also a small ‘Green Room’ behind the lecture theatre which can be used as an office.


  • Built-in AV
  • Lectern with fixed microphone
  • 3 x wireless microphones
  • 2 x clip-on microphones
  • Air-conditioned
  • Hearing loop

Capacity: Theatre: 120 (100 fixed seating + 20 additional chairs)

Lecture TheatreLecture Theatre


Sir Michael Dummett Exhibition Space

Dimensions: 6.5m x 10.5m

Description: Part of the complex, the Exhibition Space is adjacent to the lecture theatre and used as a breakout room for refreshments or to display marketing material when booking the MDLT. It has large glass doors which lead out to the patio and stone seating area.


  • Fixed water cooler
  • Multi-purpose room

Exhibition SpaceExhibition Space

Lecture Room 1

Dimensions: 6.9m x 4.7m

Description: Ground floor small Lecture Room with character overlooking Tom Quad. Flexible seating and tables. Accessible with the use of a ramp (2 steps).                  


  • Built-in AV
  • Lectern
  • Water cooler

Capacity: Theatre: 39 / Classroom: 18 / Boardroom: 22 / U-Shape: 16

Lecture Room 2

Dimensions: 8.4m x 5.6m

Description: Lecture Room with large windows overlooking the cloisters and Tom Quad. Flexible seating and tables. Accessible with the use of a ramp (2 steps).


  • Built-in AV
  • Lectern
  • Water cooler

Capacity: Theatre: 50 / Classroom: 16 / Boardroom: 22 / U-Shape: 18

Lecture Room 2Lecture Room 2Lecture Room 2


McKenna Room

Dimensions: 10.2m x 7.8m

Description: An attractive and spacious room with oil paintings and a fireplace. A multi-purpose room that can be used as a dining room or meeting space weekdays during term time or as a meeting space in late August and September.  


  • Lectern
  • Multipurpose room

Capacity: Theatre: 60 / Classroom: 18 / Boardroom: 26 / U-Shape: 20

McKenna RoomMcKenna RoomMcKenna Room

Dodgson Room

Dimensions: 9.0m x 5.1m 

Description: Traditional college room with paintings and a grandfather clock.

Capacity:  Boardroom: 20

Dodgson RoomDodgson Room

Keene Room

Dimensions: 4.9m x 9.6m

Description: Traditional college room with paintings.

Capacity: Boardroom: 20

Keene RoomKeene Room

Music Room

Dimensions: 7.9m x 6.6m                                      

Description: Spacious room with wooden flooring off Tom Quad with flexible seating and tables.

Capacity: Theatre: 40 / Classroom: 24 / Boardroom: 22

Music RoomMusic Room

Old Library 1

Dimensions: 5.4m x 4.6m

Description: Seminar room ideal for small groups with flexible seating and tables facing onto Meadows Building.

Capacity: Boardroom: 12

Old Library 1Old Library 1

Old Library Rooms

Average Dimensions: 4.5m x 4.2m

Description: Small seminar rooms, available during the summer vacation only, have been converted from student bedrooms, with flexible seating and tables. All the rooms are located within the Old Library block and one of the rooms can also be used as an office.

Capacity: Theatre: 15 / Boardroom: 10 to 14

Research Centre

Dimensions: 15.6m x 7.8m (meeting area) & 9.6m x 6.2m (catering area) Research Centre

Description: The modern accessible Research Centre boasts a spacious lecture room with exposed beams and views across The Meadow. The room also has an adjoining fully equipped catering area. Traditional building forms and materials have been used in the construction to integrate the new and existing early 19th Century Thatched Barn within the rural setting.


  • Built-in AV

Capacity: Theatre: 100 / Classroom: 45 / Boardroom: 50 /

                  U-Shape: 44 / Cabaret: 96

Research Centre Theatre StyleResearch Centre BoardroomResearch Centre Cattering Area