Our premises provide a home for a wide range of diverse and 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 group, please get in contact with them directly.  If you are making a special journey for a class or event do check 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 who practise mindfulness and meditation together in Oxford as taught by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh.  Everyone is welcome.

Meets: Thursday evenings during term time, 7-9pm.   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/   https://www.facebook.com/OxfordTNHSangha/

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, where 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

CLEAR A SPACE FOR ME

 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 focussing on a single skillset 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.

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) at 7.30-9.00 pm

Contact: info@oxfoe.co.uk

Website: www.oxfoe.co.uk

Zen Master – Barbara Gabrys

Name of Group: Zen Space

Description: Rinzai Zen group working with nature and local communities. In particular maintaining, developing and creating 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/

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 7-8.30pm: please see website above for more details and to check dates.