Please note that bookings are now closed for this event. Please contact if you have any questions.

The annual Varsity Matches will once again be taking place at Twickenham Stadium, this year on Saturday, 2 April to celebrate the 150th anniversary.

Orielensis Hugh Bryant (1969) will again be running a picnic in the West Car Park from 11.00, closing only during the Men’s game, on a cash on the day basis.  Please indicate when booking if you’d like to join this Oriel party.

Day Schedule

  • Twickenham Stadium Gates Open: 11.00am
  • The Varsity Gathering: 11.00am – 7.00pm
  • The Women’s Varsity Match KO: 12.30pm
  • The Men’s Varsity Match KO: 3.30pm
  • The Varsity Gathering Closes: 7.00pm

Oriel is able to offer two ticket options for Orielenses this year, either standard or premium. Premium seats are located in the middle of the pitch, and include entry to the Varsity Gathering.

To book tickets, please use the form below. Varsity Gathering wristbands will be posted out to you before the match, so please ensure to fill-in your preferred postal address. All other tickets will be emailed to you. If you have any questions about the event please email

For directions of how to get to Twickenham, please click here.

Please note that bookings for this event close on Friday, 4th March.

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Cancellation Policy: If you are not able to attend an event for any reason please contact Unfortunately we cannot offer refunds on any orders cancelled within two weeks of the event.

Oriel College Development and Alumni Engagement Office, Oriel College, Oriel Square OX1 4EW

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