Contact details

Postal address

University of Bristol
Public and Ceremonial Events Office
Oldbury House
121 St Michael's Hill
Bristol BS2 8BS

Please note that the Graduation Office is now located on 2nd floor of Senate House, Tyndall Avenue.

When visiting the Department, please use the main entrance on St Michael's Hill.

Please use the intercom to contact us by using either of the arrows to choose the 'PACE' option and press the bell symbol which will call the office. Please speak clearly into the intercom and once we have responded, the door will unlock (it will click once the door has released) and it can then be pushed open.


The main University site provides maps and travel information as well as a detailed precinct map (Oldbury House is number 55).

Staff contacts

Organisational chart for Public and Ceremonial Events (PDF, 236kB)

Alison Dawson Alison Dawson

Head of Public and Ceremonial Events

Working days: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

+44 (0)117 928 8127 (ext 88127)
Cheryl Slater Cheryl Slater

Head of Public and Ceremonial Events

Working days: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
+44 (0)117 331 7040 (ext 17040)
  Thom Crawley

International Events Manager

+44 (0)117 954 5983 (ext 45983)
Emma Henry Emma Henry Events Officer +44 (0)117 331 7466 (ext 17466)
Laura Bagley

Events Coordinator

Working days: Monday and Tuesday

+44 (0)117 331 6735 (ext 16735)
Nicola Fry Nicola Fry

Events Coordinator 

Working days: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
+44 (0)117 928 8515 (ext 88515)
Laura Pugh Laura Pugh

Executive Assistant

Working days: Monday - Thursday

+44 (0)117 928 8986 (ext 88986)