The Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford
The Sheldonian Theatre Oxford, in the city centre, is a Grade I listed building designed by Sir Christopher Wren. It’s the official ceremonial hall of the University of Oxford used for the ceremonies of matriculation, graduation, Encaenia and Congregation.
The Sheldonian Theatre Oxford, in the city centre, is a Grade I listed building. It’s the official ceremonial hall of the University of Oxford used for the ceremonies of matriculation (the ceremony that marks a student’s formal admission to the University of Oxford), graduation ceremonies, Encaenia (an annual ceremony at which the University of Oxford awards honorary degrees to distinguished men and women and commemorates its benefactors) and Congregation (the sovereign body of the University which acts as its ‘parliament’).
This unique historic Oxford venue, designed by Sir Christopher Wren, can also be hired for concerts, meetings, lectures, talks and other events.
This watercolour print of the Sheldonian Theatre Oxford is painted from Broad Street on the corner of Catte Street.