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Enjoy Live Performances in Oxford Theatres

Holding a big name in itself, Oxford is the world-famous city that does not need any introduction. Offering a lot to things to do and see, it becomes a home to large numbers of tourist coming from different nooks of the world with pleasure in their mind. No matter in which month or season tourists are visiting the city or for how much time period but one thing is for sure that they will never find a moment when feel bored or unsatisfied.


Enjoying the live music performance, great shows and exciting events is the best option to get unwinds away from the hustle and bustle of mundane city life. The air of romance, entertainment and delight always remain in the environment of Oxford City even believed that it is the ideal city that never sleeps and stay bouncy all the time.

Among all the awesome activities to be performed in Oxford, going to renowned theatre is a best doings in the tour that visitor never miss, especially the most popular Shakespeare’s outdoor performances played in the summers. There are many theatres in the city that host various events, shows and concerts annually for the open public and Oxford University.


Here is the list of most popular theatres that are known all over the world.

New Theatre            

Situated on George Street, New Theatre most commonly known as Apollo Theatre Oxford is the topmost theatre where many events organize throughout the year. Ellen Kent’s Tosca, Ellen Kent’s Die Fledermaus, Blood Brothers, Jason Donovan, New Theatre Backstage Tour, Mister Maker Live are some shows that are organized in this and next upcoming months.

Sheldonian Theatre

Official ceremonial hall of the Oxford University, Sheldonian Theatre was designed by Sir Christopher Wren. It is located in medieval city centre of Oxford and considered as topmost tourist attraction that can also be hired for various concerts or other events. At this sight, visitors discover the magnificent ceiling of theatre painted by Robert Streater during the reign of King Charles II.


Tomahawk Theatre          

Founded by Alex Nicholls and Oliver Baird among others in 2005, Tomahawk is a theatre company that produces great shows with high production value performed by talented actors, technicians and directors.

Burton Taylor Theatre

Just around the corner from Oxford Playhouse, Burton Taylor is a coolest theatre that holds the capacity of 50-seater and host various kind of student productions and family friendly programme with live music, dance and comedy.

Pegasus Theatre

Home of Oxford’s youth theatre, Pegasus theatre was established in 1975 and widely popular for provocative productions. An array of contemporary shows is performed for young people such as Moving with the Times.

Oxford Shakespeare Company

Famous for the intimate productions in breathtaking environment, quality of the live music, site specific performances and enthralling open air shows perform by the talented actors, Oxford Shakespeare Company become must-see in Oxford.

Oxford Playhouse

Designed by Sir Edward Maufe, Oxford Playhouse is a popular theatre that is located in Beaumont Street opposite the Ashmolean Museum. Wide range of live performances host here such as family shows, comedy, contemporary music, dance, international drama and etc.


The North Wall Arts Centre

North Wall is an exciting Art Centre that won the international award from the Royal British Institute of British Architects for the artistic design. Completed in 2006, it houses a 200-seat theatre, public art gallery, bar space and studios for dance.


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