Can I stay at LMH?

You can book either a twin or double en-suite SCR guest room in Eleanor Lodge, subject to availability. To confirm availability and to book a guest room, please contact the Conference Office, letting them know that you are a former student. Single occupancy per night costs £46.38 and double occupancy costs £69.54. The charges and are inclusive of VAT and include breakfast in the Dining Hall. Telephone + 44 (0)1865 274320 or email

Bedroom in Eleanor Lodge, LMH
LMH formal dinner
Can I dine in Hall?

The Senior Common Room of Lady Margaret Hall is pleased to invite alumni to dine at High Table at a Guest Night once a year. Alumni may also bring one guest.

Each Tuesday in term is alternately a Guest Night (three courses) or a special Guest Night (four courses plus dessert), as is each Friday. Please be aware that 1st Week and 8th Week dinners are very busy and are often fully booked. The charge for a Guest Night dinner is £37.50 per person and a Special Guest Night is £42.50 per person. The charges stated are subject to change and are inclusive of VAT.

College rules require alumni who dine at High Table to have an SCR Host. If required, the Development Office will link alumni to an appropriate host.

There is a limit of 3 alumni and their guests (or 6 alumni without guests) per Guest Night. If you would like to book, please contact the Development Office, with at least one month’s notice, on 01865 274362 or email

HT 2018:

1st Week
Tuesday 16 January - Guest Night
Friday 19 January - Special Guest Night

2nd Week
Tuesday 23 January - Special Guest Night
Friday 26 January - Guest Night: Burns Night

3rd Week
Tuesday 30 January - Guest Night
Friday 2 February - Special Guest Night

4th Week
Tuesday 6 February - Special Guest Night
Friday 9 February - Guest Night

5th Week
Tuesday 13 February - Guest Night
Friday 16 February - Special Guest Night

6th Week
Tuesday 20 February - Special Guest Night
Friday 23 February - Guest Night

7th Week
Tuesday 27 February - Guest Night

8th Week
Tuesday 6 March - Special Guest Night
Friday 9 March - Guest Night

Can I book a private function at LMH?

If you would like to hire one of our function rooms for a private event, such as a dinner, party or business event, please contact the Conference Office for more information. Telephone + 44 (0)1865 274320 or email

Meeting room at LMH
LMH Chapel
Can I get married at LMH?

Past and present members of the LMH community are welcome to enquire about the possibility of having their wedding service in the Chapel. Depending on the Chaplain’s schedule and other events taking place in college, the Chapel is available during most of the year for this purpose, with the exception of the late summer and Christmas season. There are a number of legal formalities to address before any firm arrangements can be made for the wedding itself. It is advisable to start the planning process between nine and twelve months in advance of the proposed date of the service. For further information, please contact the Chaplain at

Can I use LMH’s library?

Space and resources in the college’s library are at a premium during term time, so unfortunately it is not practical to offer desk space or access to the library to our alumni during term, except to consult specific items not held by the central Bodleian Libraries. Alumni are welcome to contact the Librarian at to ask to use the library during vacations, whilst the library is staffed. You can apply for free admission to the Bodleian Libraries by going to You can also get access to a wide range of journals online by going to

LMH Library (photo credit: Ben Robinson)
punt at LMH
How can I book a punt?

LMH punts can be booked by alumni in the summer (May to August) via the LMH Porters' Lodge, 01865 274 300. The deposit is £20.00, and the charge is £5.00 per hour thereafter (maximum of three hours). All payments must be made in cash. Punts are always in high demand in the summer months, so it is important not to be late for your allotted slot. The Porters are unable to take payments for the deposit over the phone, but will reserve a punt if alumni leave them with their mobile number.