Schwarzman Centre

  • Capacity: 500
  • Meeting Rooms: 6
  • Location: Oxford

The Stephen A. Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities is currently under construction, completion due in 2025, providing a new home for research and teaching in the humanities at Oxford University, and an exciting range of outstanding venues for all of Oxford.

Fully open to the public, this exciting new venue will house versatile, state-of-the-art performance and conference facilities, including a 500-seat concert hall, 250-seat theatre and 100-seat “black box” space. 

These venues will be brought to life by academic-led events, talks and exhibitions; as well as Oxford’s Cultural Programme, which is already delivering an ambitious series of live and online events to connect audiences, artists and academics.

Why choose the Schwarzman Centre?

  • Highest quality venues, developed in consultation with a leading acoustician and other experts
  • Rooted in Oxford’s study of the humanities with a mission to bring them to a wide audience
  • Built to high Passivhaus standards of environmental sustainability


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Available Rooms & Layouts

Room Available layouts & capacity More details
Exhibition Space
Banquet: 120 guests
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Film screening and Lecture Theatre
Theatre: 100 guests
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Concert hall
Theatre: 500 guests
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Theatre: 250 guests
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Black Box
Reception: 120 guests
Theatre: 100 guests
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Great Hall
Reception: 350 guests
Cabaret: 250 guests
Banquet: 250 guests
Theatre: 200 guests
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