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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 Courtney Pine, Nicola Benedetti, Hugh Masekela, Mitsuko Uchida and the Vienna Piano Trio. Situated on the University of Southampton’s Highfield Campus, the varied programme includes classical, jazz, folk and world music, as well as talks from personalities. The venue is also available for private hire for events and conferences.

Turner Sims’ intimate auditorium, outstanding acoustic and garden setting make it a favourite destination for artists and audiences alike.


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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

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.