Oxford: Sheldonian Theatre

Country: England, United Kingdom
Historic County: Oxfordshire
City: Oxford
Location: Broad Street

Built 1664-1668 by Christopher Wren, from funds donated by the Archbishop of Canterbury and Chancellor of the University of Oxford, Gilbert Sheldon (1598-1677). Used as a secular venue for the principal meetings and public ceremonies by the University. Also used for congresses and classical music recitals. Capacity: 800 seats (concert seating) to 1000 seats (conference seating).

Notable world premieres:

  • George Frideric Handel: Athalia (10 July 1733)

Links: www.sheldon.ox.ac.uk, www.arthurlloyd.co.uk, Wikipedia

Oxford: Sheldonian Theatre Front Text: "Interior - Sheldonian Theatre - Oxford"
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Oxford: Sheldonian Theatre Front Text: "Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford."
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Oxford: Sheldonian Theatre Picture: middle: Sheldonian Theatre
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Oxford: Sheldonian Theatre Front Text: "Oxford - Sheldonian Theatre"
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Oxford: Sheldonian Theatre Front Text: "Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford"
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Oxford: Sheldonian Theatre Front Text: "Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford"
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Oxford: Sheldonian Theatre Front Text: "The Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford. Designed by Sir Christopher Wren (aet. 31), 1663."
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Oxford: Sheldonian Theatre Reverse Text: "Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford"
Handwritten Reverse Text: dated 1964
Publisher: Thomas-Photos, Oxford
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Oxford: Sheldonian Theatre Reverse Text: "Oxford, Sheldonian Theatre, Encaenia. Installation of the new Chancellor"
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Oxford: Sheldonian Theatre Reverse Text: "Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford"
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Oxford: Sheldonian Theatre Front Text: "Clarendon Building und Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford"
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Oxford: Sheldonian Theatre Front Text: "Oxford, Sheldonian Theatre and Clarendon Building"
Reverse Text: "Sheldonian Theatre and Clarendon Building, Oxford"
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