The Sheldonian Theatre

In Oxford, England, you will find a round building called The Sheldonian Theatre. Built from 1664 to 1668, it was named after Gilbert Sheldon, chancellor of the university at the time and the project’s main financial backer. Today, it is used for music concerts, lectures and university ceremonies, but not for drama.

We skirted by this building on our tour and I meant to go back for a closer look during our very short break. But when you’re looking for an ATM so you can buy lunch for the family before getting back on the bus… you get the idea.
  

The Sheldonian Theatre, built from 1664 to 1668, is used for music concerts, lectures and university ceremonies, but not for drama. Photo by Tim Stanley Photography.

 

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