Barracks Lane Community Garden

A beautiful green space at the heart of a growing community

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A variety of different groups meet at the garden on a regular basis and welcome new members. Please contact the groups directly for further information, not the garden. If you can’t see the right group for you, why not start your own? We're always pleased to welcome new group bookings as well as bookings for one off events. Contact the co-ordinator at to discuss your ideas.

Devotional Singing & Chanting

Meet: Bi-monthly on Fridays. Next meeting on Nov 27th


- This is a special one-off event in aid of Nepal earthquake victims.

- Come and join us to sing, chant and make sound... 

We will chant some simple and uplifting Indian Bhajans (devotional songs) and sitting in silence between.  No experience necessary, teas and biccies provided! Donation only7.30-9.30pm in the octagonal cabin.

Contact: Josh Tel: 07747 610539

Drop In? Yes just turn up.

East Wind Pioneers Woodcraft Folk

Meet: Some Tuesdays in term time.


Youth group for children and young people 10 – 16

Contact: Heather Hull

Drop In? No please contact the group first.

Face to Face

Meet: Last Saturday of the month 10 am - 12 noon


Scope’s Face 2 Face Oxford service would like to invite you to our Saturday family group at Barracks Lane Gardens.

Come and enjoy outdoor play in a safe and relaxed environment and meet other families and their children with additional needs.

When: Last Saturday of the month. 11am-1pm

Face 2 Face Oxford is Scope’s befriending service for parents of disabled children funded by Healthstrong.

Contact: Contact T: 07775926572

Drop In? Yes just turn up.

Garden Open Sessions

Meet: Every Sunday 11 - 2pm


Garden open for drop in visits.

Contact: 07729 655 543

Drop In? Yes just turn up.

Name It young people’s project

Meet: Saturdays


For young people 11 – 19 years old.  A new chill out space open 6 – 9 pm.  Come along, share your ideas.

Contact: Tel: 07763478011

Drop In? Yes just turn up.


Meet: Thursdays in term time.


Parent led playgroup for younger children.

Contact: Outi Benson

Drop In? No please contact the group first.

Yoga in the garden

Meet: Fridays


Weekly Zen Yoga classes:  on Fridays in the cabin.  New yoga class schedule from Friday 6 Nov.
Fridays 9:30-10:30am Zen Yoga.

This above class is  mixed ability and beginners are very welcome - places are limited so please book to ensure your place. £8 per class / £40 for 6 weeks

Fortnightly Collaborative Renga Yoga practice:
Fortnightly on Fridays 5:30-6:30pm (Nov 13th & 27th, Dec 11th)
@ the Octagonal Cabin, Barracks Lane Community Garden, Barracks Lane (off Cumberland Rd), Oxford OX4 2AN
Renga is a style of Japanese Collaborative poetry. This session is for current yoga teachers or yogis who would like to teach in the future - we all take it in turns to teach a little bit of the class and share our yoga. £5 contribution per session
Contact Chris on / 07521298488

Contact: 07521298488

Drop In? No please contact the group first.


Would you like to host your own group at the Garden? Go to the Booking the Garden page for details.

Can’t see the right group for you? Why not start your own! Contact us to discuss your ideas.