Our premises provide a home for a diverse range of friendly community groups that meet here on a regular basis.

Some, but not all, groups are listed below. If you would like more information about a particular group, please get in contact with its coordinators directly.  If you are making a special journey to Oxford Quaker Meeting House for a class or event, do check the details with the group concerned. If you run or wish to start a group and would like to use rooms at the Quaker Centre, please get in contact.

Name of Group:  Fossil Free Oxfordshire

Description: Fossil Free Oxfordshire is a group of citizens calling on our local government to move investments out of companies that extract and explore for fossil fuels—to move money away from the cause of climate change and into solutions.

Meets: We meet every other Monday from 5.30pm to 7pm. Please email for up to date information.

Contact: fossilfreeoxon@gmail.com

Further information: https://fossilfreeoxon.wordpress.com/

 

Name of Group: Oxford Thich Nhat Hanh Sangha

Description: We are a friendly group that practises mindfulness and meditation together in Oxford as taught by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. Everyone is welcome.

Meets: Thursday evenings during term time, 7pm to 9pm. Check Facebook, Daily Info, or email for exact dates.  (We have other meetings in other venues & times.)

Contact: ordtnhsangha@gmail.com / ttps://www.plumvillage.uk/group/oxford-sangha/

Further information: https://www.facebook.com/OxfordTNHSangha/

 

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Name of Group: Sri Chinmoy Meditation Centre

Description: Throughout the year, we offer free meditation courses in which people are welcome to come and learn about meditation and meditate with us.

Website: www.oxfordmeditation.co.uk

Meets: No regular dates. Please phone for details.

Contact: Tejvan 07952 419874

Further information: www.oxfordmeditation.co.uk

 

 Name of Group:  Clear Space for Me Decluttering Workshop

Description: Small group discussion of individual members’ experiences of independent decluttering.

Meets: No regular dates. Please phone or email for details

Website: www.clearspaceforme.co.uk

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnjj4L9xCB8

Contact: 07876 197485, catriona@clearspaceforme.co.uk

 

Name of group: Creative Writing: Fictional Narrative

Description: Whatever kind of writing you do, you share with all writers the same key challenges. By focusing on a single skill set, it is possible to isolate a range of techniques that you can adapt to foster your own aims and your own voice—regardless of your style or subject.

Contact: john.ballam@conted.ox.ac.uk

Meets: Once per month during full term. Contact above for details.

 

Name of group: Oxford Friends of the Earth

Description: Oxford Friends of the Earth is a voluntary group of local residents working to promote a healthy and sustainable environment.

Meets: Second Wednesday of each month (except August) from 7.30pm to 9.00 pm

Contact: info@oxfoe.co.uk

Website: www.oxfoe.co.uk

 

Name of Group: Zen Space

Description: This Rinzai Zen group works with nature and local communities—in particular, to maintain, develop, and create green spaces.

Meets: Weekly evening zazen (meditation); one day and longer retreats; and drop-in sessions. Please email for the most up to date information.

Contact: jikai7@pm.me

Further information: http://www.zenspace.org.uk/

 

Name of Group: Oxford Insight Meditation Monday Sitting Group

Description: A drop-in group rooted in the traditions of Mindfulness and Buddhist Insight Meditation. Meditation, teaching, and discussion, usually teacher-led. All welcome.

Inquiries: mondaysittinggroup@gmail.com

Website: http://www.oxfordinsightmeditation.org/meditation-groups

Meets: Monday evenings 7pm to 8.30pm; please see above website for more details and to check dates.