Sheldonian Theatre

Sheldonian Theatre

Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3AZ

The Sheldonian Theatre was erected in 1664-8 to a design by Sir Christopher Wren. Its purpose was to provide an appropriate secular venue for the principal meetings and public ceremonies of the University, and this remains its purpose today. In addition the theatre has become a leading venue for musical concerts and recitals. Please note that tickets for concerts cannot be bought at the Sheldonian.

Please note Semi Circle and Upper Gallery seats do not have backrest.

Capacity: 800 - 1000

Facilities: Toilets (also disabled), No bar

Travel Information: 

Walking: approx. 10 mins

Parking: St Giles parking, Monday - Saturday, 8am - 6.30pm and evenings from 6.30pm, Sunday, 10am - 6.30pm and evenings from 6.30pm - £1.50 up to 30 mins, £3 up to 1 hour, £5 up to 2 hours, £3 for evenings. 

Broad Street,



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