Silver Band Hall

A versatile venue in Oxford available for hire.

Our purpose-built hall is conveniently located in Temple Cowley, Oxford, adjacent to the library and the site of the former Temple Cowley swimming pool.

The band hall has good parking and is an ideal venue for regular meetings, rehearsals, societies and clubs.

Features and Facilities

  • Ample parking
  • 150 square metres, 9m x 17m useable floor area
  • ten stacking tables each 70 x 125cm serving 6-8 people.
  • 100 stacking chairs suitable for adults or children.
  • 4:3 Projector screen (2.70m x 2.03m)
  • Separate toilets
  • Kitchen with hatch to main hall.
  • Sink, fridge, microwave oven, hot water urn, kettle
  • Blinds at all windows with five wall-mounted heaters and a rear fire safety exit.
  • CCTV and alarm system
Silver Band Hall Interior
Silver Band Hall Interior
Silver Band Hall Kitchen

Hiring the Band Hall

Contact us if you would like to rent the bandhall.


The table below shows a general timetable of regular hall bookings, but times and dates can vary so contact us to let us know your requirements.


We do not let the hall for one-off events (e.g. parties) and we cannot let to religious or political groups.

MorningDiscovery DenActive TotzNatural Elements Tai Chi & Kung Fu (10.30am to 12.00pm, term-time)
AfternoonPHST martial arts
4.30 to 7.30pm
PHST martial arts
1.00 to 3.00pm
Taiko Drums
EveningCity of Oxford Silver BandOxford Photographic SocietyCity of Oxford Silver BandVelvet Tones Big BandCity of Oxford Silver Band (as required)


Temple Road is now part of a Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN), and so vehicular access is from Oxford Road only.

From Oxford Road (B480) turn up Temple road opposite Cowley Police Station and between Grace Church (the former URC Church) on the left and the Oxfordshire History Centre (Formerly St Luke’s Church) on the right.

Pass Temple Cowley Library on your left and then turn immediately left down Sher Afzal Close, the entry is clearly signposted Silver Band Hall. Do not go as far as the Cricketer’s Arms pub.