Oxford has a vibrant cultural life, with plenty of venues for visitors to take in live performances. From intimate little venues tucked away in quiet backstreets to grand theatres, Oxford has it all.
A theatre for everyone … Bringing live performance, drama, dance, comedy to our stage in the heart of Oxford. We also work with over 15,000 young people a year. Oxford Playhouse is a theatre designed by Edward Maufe and F.G.M. Chancellor.
New Theatre Oxford is the main commercial theatre in Oxford, England. It has a capacity of 1,785 people; is on George Street, in the centre of the city; and puts on a wide variety of shows, including musical theatre, stand-up comedy, and concerts.
Christ Church, one of the largest colleges of Oxford University, is strongly committed to teaching and research. Uniquely among Oxford colleges, Christ Church has an important collection of Old Master paintings and drawings, housed in the purpose-built Picture Gallery.