The Holywell music rooms are the oldest, purpose built music venue in Europe,
originally designed by by Thomas Camplin, the Vice-Principal of St Edmund Hall.
First opening it's doors back in 1748, it has been hosting
music concerts for over 269 years and now most famed for its excellent acoustics.
The building was Grade II* listed in 1954 then restored and refitted
in 1959-60, making this 180 seat venue able to host a variety of
singer/songwriter's and folk style music on a very regular basis
today, giving artists and musicians the opportunity to experience this
beautiful building for themselves.
Both Haydn, Handel and The Oxford Philharmonic Society are among the many famous
musicians to have played here in the past and the auditorium itself boasts an organ and fabulous U-shaped raked seating.
Holywell Music and Folk has been born out of a desire
to keep this live music tradition alive in the heart of Oxford,
in one the the UK's most beautiful buildings.
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