An ideal destination for artists and audiences alike
Turner Sims is acknowledged as one of the finest music venues in the country. Hosting over 60 concerts a year, it attracts internationally renowned performers such as Hayley Westenra, Courtney Pine, Jamie Cullum, guitarist John Williams and pianist Alfred Brendel. Situated on Southampton University’s Highfield Campus, the varied programme includes classical, jazz, folk and world music, as well as talks from personalities such as actor and adventurer Charley Boorman, BBC geologist Iain Stewart, and award-winning travel writer William Dalrymple. The venue is also available for private hire and is fully licensed for weddings and naming ceremonies.
Turner Sims’ intimate auditorium, outstanding acoustic and garden setting make it a favourite destination for artists and audiences alike.
Box Office Opening Hours
The Box Office is open Monday to Friday from 10am – 5pm
TURNER SIMS SHORTLISTED FOR RPS MUSIC AWARD
We have been shortlisted for the RPS Music Award for Audience and Engagement for our Southampton’s Musical Alphabet project. The annual RPS Music Awards, presented in association with BBC Radio 3, are the highest recognition for live classical music in the UK. Awards, in thirteen categories, are decided by independent panels consisting of some of the music industry’s most
distinguished practitioners. The awards honour musicians, composers, writers, broadcasters and inspirational arts organisations. The list of previous winners reads like a Who’s Who of classical music. This year’s RPS Music Awards celebrate
outstanding achievement in 2012. www.rpsmusicawards.com
CAVATINA SCHEME – FREE TICKETS FOR 8-25 YEAR OLDS TO SELECTED CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERTS
Through the generous support of the CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust we are able to offer young people aged 8-25 the fantastic opportunity to experience selected concerts absolutely free.
CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust was formed in 1998 with the aim of developing young audiences for chamber music. It is the only organisation which concentrates solely on increasing awareness of chamber music amongst young people.
To get your free ticket, look out for the Cavatina logo on selected events, fill in the Cavatina form (available to download here) with your name, school or student ID number. Then exchange your completed form at our box office for your free ticket at the event. Students under 15 must be accompanied by a ticket-holding adult. Proof of age may be required. Terms and conditions apply.
Turner Sims is provided by Univeristy of Southampton. We gratefully acknowledge the support of the following organisations:
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Turner Sims offers a dynamic programme of corporate partnership opportunities that can benefit your organisation.
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Find out how a partnership with Turner Sims can help to fulfil your corporate objectives. Contact Kevin Appleby, Concert Hall Manager, on 023 8059 2223 or or by email