Sweatbox Youth Venue

Sweatbox Youth Venue


The Sweatbox is a community youth centre for 11 – 18 year olds. Their venue consists of an American style diner space with a pool table, table football and a coffee bar selling snacks and drinks. Adjoining the coffee bar is a stage room featuring a sophisticated lighting and sound system and a wide range of musical instruments, backline equipment and DJ technology. The stage room is used for live bands and Friday night Karaoke.

During Open Access sessions on Tuesdays and Fridays Sweatbox puts on a range of activities such as Bouncy Castle, Gladiator Joust, Beanbag Cinema, Nintendo Switch gaming, Sumo Wrestling, Go Karts, and Portable Skate Ramps amongst other things.

How to Access this Service

To find out more about their Beatbox, LGBTQI+ or Carers groups please contact them with the details below.


• Open access sessions:
– Tuesdays, 6:30pm-8:30pm (free entry)
– Fridays, 7:00pm-9:30pm (£2.50 entry on the door)

• Beatbox (their invite only group for young people aged 11 – 19 years with special educational needs and disabilities)
– Thursdays, 4:30pm-6:00pm

Organisation: Sweatbox Youth Venue
King Alfred's Academy, Centre Site, PortwayWantageOxfordshireOX12 9BY UK
01235 225 700 ext 2283

Who is it for?

They welcome young people aged 11-18 years, in year 7-13 across a variety of secondary schools, academies and colleges.

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