Wonderful B4 Christmas Dinner & In Oxford Awards Ceremony 2017

B4 invited Platinum members and guests to celebrate the winners of this year’s In Oxford Awards at the B4 Christmas Dinner, held at the prestigious Divinity School. The event included an opportunity to connect with a wide range of Oxfordshire’s leading businesses and enjoy the hospitality of Oxford Fine Dining, with speeches from Alice Ogilvie, Head of Venue Services at Bodleian Libraries, Cllr Price, Leader of Oxford City Council and Richard Rosser, CEO of B4.

Lucy Askew, Chief Executive of Creation Theatre, the overall winner of the 2017 In Oxford Awards commented: “A superb event, fantastic atmosphere, delicious food, great networking. A great start to the festive season and delighted to come away with an award too!”

B4’s Richard Rosser added: “Thank you to everyone in attendance at last night’s final B4 Platinum Dinner of 2017 for a superb evening. Sincere thanks to Kate del Nevo and Alice Ogilvie of Bodleian Libraries for hosting us in such a beautifully dressed Divinity School, the team at Oxford Fine Dining for the ultimate fine dining experience, photographer Chaz Snell and my team at The In Oxford Group for their thorough preparation and excellent organisation last night. Congratulations to all of our In Oxford Awards winners and everyone who entered this year’s Awards. Special thanks to our guest speaker, Cllr Bob Price, Leader of Oxford City Council, who gave guests an insight into the long term plans for Oxford and underlined how well the evening reflected all that is good about Oxford.”

Cllr Price commented: “What a splendid evening, a fantastic showcase for Oxford. It was a pleasure to address guests in the historic Divinity School and share in the celebrations of well deserved winners of The 2017 In Oxford Awards.”

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“A superb event, fantastic atmosphere, delicious food and great networking. A great start to the festive season and delighted to come away with an award too!” – Lucy Askew, Chief Executive, Creation Theatre

“As a local charity that cares for nearly 300 terminally ill children and their families a year, it’s an absolute honour and privilege to be nominated as Oxfordshire’s Favourite Charity. Thank you so much to all who voted.” – Lucy Walker, Community Fundraising Manager, Helen & Douglas House

“A great evening and a wonderful venue. Congratulations to all of the In Oxford Awards winners.” – Greg Barnes, Managing Director, Breckon & Breckon

“As a local charity that cares for nearly 300 terminally ill children and their families a year, it’s an absolute honour and privilege to be nominated as Oxfordshire’s Favourite Charity. Thank you so much to all who voted.” – Lucy Walker, Community Fundraising Manager, Helen & Douglas House

About Divinity School

The Divinity School is Oxford University’s oldest teaching and examination room, dating from the 1500s, a masterpiece of English gothic architecture. Built between 1427 and 1483, it is the oldest surviving purpose-built building for university use, specifically for lectures, oral exams and discussions on theology.

www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk  Tel: 01865 277224

About In Oxford Awards

The annual In Oxford Awards are decided by the readers of In Oxford Magazine and the general public. The Awards, now in their 3rd year, run in conjunction with the hugely popular Oxfordshire Restaurant Awards. The Awards set out to recognise Oxfordshire’s most beloved establishments and demonstrate how much their customers and the local community care about them.

www.inoxford.com  Tel: 01865 742211

Companies in Attendance

Alberon
Finders Keepers
Oxford Fine Dining
Ashmolean Museum
Freeths
Oxford Garden Design
Aston & James
Global CTS
Oxford Professional Consulting
Bicester Village VIP Apartment
Grant Thornton
Oxford Spires Hotel
Blake Morgan
G-Smatt Europe
Oxford United FC
Bodleian
Helen & Douglas House
Pierre Victoire
Breckon & Breckon
James Cowper Kreston
Sobell
Carter Jonas
Knights
The Zeta Group
Chapman, Robinson & Moore
Land Securities
Think, Inspire, Create
Cherwell Boathouse
Macdonald Randolph Hotel
Tottenham Hotspur
CIS Ltd
MQB
Tripp Hearing
Conference Oxford
Newbury Racecourse
Unipart
Creation Theatre
NiRa Events
Vaults & Garden Café
Curzon PR
Oxford Brookes University
West Oxfordshire District Council
Experience Oxfordshire
Oxford City Council
You HR

Forthcoming B4 Events

B4 Classic Event at Hartwell House Hotel : Jan 24 2018 @ 6:00pm – 8:00pm
B4 Classic Event at Milton House Hotel : Mar 8 2018 @ 6:00pm – 8:00pm
B4 Classic Event at Pint Shop : Apr 19 2018 @ 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Business In Oxford 2018 : May 23 2018 @ 8:00am – 6:00pm
B4 Classic Event at Weston Library : Jun 11 2018 @ 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Photography by: Chaz Snell, The Plastic Goldfish Company

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