New Theatre New Theatre

New Theatre

George Street, Oxford, OX1 2AG, United Kingdom | 01865 320760 | Website

Venue Description

The New Theatre is situated in the beautiful and historic City of Oxford on a site used for theatrical entertainment for almost 170 years. With a capacity of 1785, the theatre plays host to leading opera and ballet companies, contemporary dance, West End musicals and sell-out pop and rock concerts.


There is level access to the box office and main foyer on George Street. Front doors to the foyer and Box Office areas can be operated automatically by a push button. There are four wheelchair positions located at the rear of stalls with room for one companion to sit alongside. This area can be accessed by a lift. We also have an Induction Loop system for those who use hearing aids and headets for those without. Please speak to the box office on arrival. Assistance dogs welcome. Please inform the venue at the time of booking so that provisions can be made in advance.

Accessibility Guide

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Access Statement

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Accessible Performances

We work closely with the producers of shows to provide Audio Described and Signed performances throughout the year. For more details please see our website or email


We have one accessible toilet off the main foyer that can be used before the auditorium is opened. There is another toilet located to the right of the Stalls auditorium which will be available throughout the performance, during the interval and at the end of the performance. If you need assistance, please ask a member of staff.


We have a dedicated member of staff who will be there to discreetly provide assistance to those patrons who require it. If you would like assistance, please ask a member of staff on arrival and they will be able to introduce you to the Access Usher. The Access Usher will be on hand to assist you to your seat before the performance. If you would like anything from our bars or kiosks they will be more than happy to get these for you. The Access Usher will be available for assistance at the interval and the end of the performance or any time during the performance if needed.

COVID Precautions

Information about COVID precautions has not been added for this venue.

The venue says it has...

  • Accessible Format
  • Carer Discount
  • Dedicated Seating
  • Disabled Access
  • IR Induction Loop
  • Induction Loop

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