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North Wall Arts Centre

South Parade
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX2 7JN United Kingdom
01865 319450 www.thenorthwall.com

The North Wall is an arts centre with a vibrant public programme of live music, theatre and dance. The programme places an emphasis on new and innovative work, offering an alternative to the mainstream.

The venue is based on the campus of St. Edward’s School in the heart of Summertown. Built on the site of a Victorian swimming pool, the site was converted by leading architects Haworth Tompkins, winning several architectural awards, and opened in 2007.

The arts centre offers a 200-seat theatre space as well as a public art gallery. Exhibitions change every three weeks, and admission is free.

Family Activities

The North Wall Arts Centre offers children’s performances once a month, as well as family-friendly workshops alongside these shows. Examples of previous workshops are: shadow puppetry, origami, Noise Band and pop-up book making.

Opening Hours

Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm
Saturday 12pm – 4pm
Closed Sundays & Bank Holidays


Gallery – Admission Free
Tickets for performances: from £6 – £16


Family friendly

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June 2019

June 20 @ 7:30 pm

Glenn Moore & Chloe Petts

North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX2 7JN United Kingdom
£8 – £10

Join us for a night of comedy previews ahead of the Edinburgh Fringe with two fantastic stand-ups. Glenn Moore As seen as on Mock the Week. As heard on the Christian O’Connell Breakfast Show on Absolute Radio, and BBC Radio 4. “Relentlessly silly and gag-laden –a potential comedy great” ★★★★ The List “A class act… undoubtedly bound for greatness” ★★★★ The Herald Chloe Petts Chloe Petts’ “inexhaustibly funny mind” (Diva Magazine) and “compelling presence” (Steve Bennett, Chortle) has established her as one of the most exciting new acts on…

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October 2019

October 22 @ 7:30 pm

Jimeoin: Ramble On!

North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX2 7JN United Kingdom

Superb world-class stand-up from the Irishman from Australia acclaimed worldwide as one of live comedy’s true masters as Jimeoin brings his brilliantly observed, ever-evolving and hilarious comedy to The North Wall for one night only as part of his latest smash-hit tour. Jimeoin is internationally acclaimed and his shows sell out across the UK, Europe, USA and of course Australia. Hailed as a genuine “fair dinkum” stand-up alumni, don’t miss your chance to see this award-winning star of TV shows…

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