Designed to the highest specification, O2 Academy Oxford attracts a strong calibre of international touring artists due to its larger capacity in the City and technical capabilities. The venue has three, flexible performance spaces for live music and club events with a total building capacity of 1,350
Disabled Access Tickets:
Please contact the venue direct on 01865 813 505 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to check the accessibility for your needs. Spaces may be limited and will be sold on a first come first served basis.
You can also contact the box office through text relay 18002 01865 813 505 should this be required.
Once you have been in contact with the venue you will be sent an email confirmation that should be printed off and brought with you when you attend the event.
Companion / Carer Ticket
This venue offers one free companion ticket this can be booked by contacting the venue directly. These can be limited in availability so please ensure you contact the venue as soon as possible to arrange.
Companion / carer ticket holders should be able to meet the needs and assist the person they are accompanying in the event of an emergency.
Braille information sheets are available on request please email email@example.com or call 01865 813 501.
Arriving at the Venue
We recommend arriving at the venue 10 - 15 minutes prior to the doors opening. The door time will be stated on the tickets or confirmations. Please try to arrive at the venue no later than 60 minutes after the doors open.
On arrival please go to the front doors of the venue and present your confirmation email / letter to security. They will help in any way they can.
Accessible Area & Facilities
This area is located upstairs with a large number of steps. There is currently no accessibility up to this area for customers in wheelchairs due to the design of the building. If customers wish to attend a show in this area please contact the venue directly to discuss the facilities. There is no accessible toilet in this location.
We are also available for advance visits by customers to see what we have available and to help people make themselves aware of the surroundings when the venue is quiet before the show. Please contact the venue in advance to arrange this.
The bars do have lowered sections for accessibility.
The Box office does not have an induction loop fitted at present. The counter is of an accessible height for all customers.
The merchandise counter is located in an accessible area in O2 Academy 1.
Strobe Lighting & Effects
Events may use strobes, stroboscopic lighting, smoke effects & pyrotechnics. On such shows signs are displayed. On shows with a higher than usual amount / level of this effect extra signage is displayed.
Transport & Other Local Information
For local bus services in the oxford area please go to www.stagecoachbus.com or www.oxfordbus.co.uk
Parking availability. There is 1 disabled parking bay in the road opposite the venue in East Avenue, and parking is also available in the Union Street Car Park behind Tesco.
Details of nearby accessible hotels, bars and restaurants can be found on: www.directenquiries.com
Nearest bus stops are about 1 yard from the venue on the same side of the road as the venue and approx. 3 yards on opposite side of the road from the venue.