The Bell

This 18th century stone-built inn stands in the centre of Bicester and has become a venue for rock music, with regular free gigs promoted by The Strummer Room Project and by Radio Bicester. It was also the venue for StrummerFest 2015, a two-day charity gig.

Location and Transport

84 Sheep Street
OX26 7LP

The Bell stands at the junction of Sheep Street and Bell Lane which marks the northern end of the pedestrianised shopping precinct in the centre of Bicester. There is plenty of parking in the evenings in Bicester, all within easy walking distance of the Bell.


The Bell is all on one level with no raised kerbs and is fully accessible. Bicester town is also relatively easy to navigate for wheelchair users.