Oxford’s only white tie winter ball
On 30 November 2019, attire yourself in the finest white tie and step through our gates into an aurora of light and stars…
ONE OF OUR
We have pulled out all the stops to keep you entertained throughout the night. Relive your best childhood memories with dodgems, 90s arcade games, and funfair rides. Challenge your friends to a karaoke battle or try your hand at gambling in our very own casino. If you tire from the rides and games, recover in the toasty shisha tent, enjoy a magic show, or watch a ballet performance.
FOOD and DRINK
In addition to formal dining, the quads of Merton College will be replete with some of the finest food the city has to offer, allowing you to feast throughout the night. With multiple large bars set up across college, your favourite drink is never far away! From Tibetan Soul Food to the best alcoholic milkshakes in town, our team has worked extra hard to make sure there is something for everyone, including vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options
exquisite meal in
In addition to smaller plates served throughout the night, all guests are able to opt for a formal meal add-on to their ticket.
Marking the Perfect Start to a Perfect Evening, Formal Dining allows guests to arrive early for a luxurious drinks receptions and enjoy an exquisite menu in one of the oldest halls in all of Oxford.
Formal Dining tickets are sold as an add-on option for £50, available in our FIXR shop here.
With our varied music selection across 3 stages, there’s sure to be something for everyone’s taste. Our main stage will feature local bands and DJs throughout the night, ending in an exciting international headliner. If that’s not quite your scene, Mob Quad will be turned into an intimate alternative stage, featuring the best of Oxford’s underground, techno and hip-hop talent throughout the night.
Bask in the Splendour of Oxford’s Oldest College
TICKETS ON SALE NOW
Tickets are available via the embedded FIXR shop or via the link. There are three types of tickets for main purchasers:
Current Mertonian Students (£171),
Current Non-Mertonian Oxford Students (£191)
Merton Alumni (£191)
All main purchasers will also be able to buy guest tickets for as many guests as they like. Guests can be from outside Oxford and do not need to be affiliated with Merton College or Oxford.
For verification purposes, all students must provide their student number and oxford email address. All alumni will need to provide their year of Matriculation and email address registered with the Alumni Office. These questions will appear after you’ve confirmed your ticket purchase. Please do not close the window until you’ve answered them
We are proud to be partnering with Shepherd and Woodward and Walters of Oxford, to give you 15% off your Full White Tie Rental and 10% off purchases with your Merton Winter Ball Ticket.
Ticket Holders will pay a special rental price of only £84.99 for Full White Tie Hire and only £64.99 for a Tailcoat & Waistcoat.
Additionally, there is a 10% discount for ticket holders on any purchase of a dress suit and/or accessories (including dress shirts, bow ties, white gloves, etc.)
We also organise a series of give-away competitions on our Facebook page, from restaurant vouchers, limited edition music records and more! Make sure to like the page to make sure you don’t miss our next one!
The Merton Winter Ball is proud to be participating in the What’s A Pound initiative, in which £1 from each ticket sold is donated to charity, and we are excited to see how much difference a small donation can make.
We are incredibly proud to be sponsoring with a series of local and global businesses, including:
We offer multiple lucrative Sponsorship opportunities and welcome any sponsorship inquiries, whether pure financial support or via product sponsorship. If you or your business would like to support the Ball or form a partnership with us, please do not hesitate to get in touch either by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org or contact us via the form below.
Leo Wong — Design Officer
Zheng Hong Lieu — Ticketing and Website Officer
Siddhant Iyer- Product Sponsorship Officer
Sunny Chen — Corporate Sponsorship Officer
James Morrison — Social Media Officer
FOOD & DRINKS DIRECTOR
FOOD AND DRINKS TEAM
Rosanna Miller — Formal Dining Officer
Isabelle Goodridge — Informal Food Officer
Valentin Nicod — Drinks and Bars Officer
Julia Willemyns — Music Officer
Federico Amodeo — Non-musical Entertainment
Seb Dows-Miller — Production Officer
Jessica Searle — Facilities and Timetabling Officer
Ellen Sharman — Decorations Officer
Health and safety director