Barracks Lane Community Garden

A beautiful green space at the heart of a growing community

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Groups

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 barrackslanegarden@yahoo.co.uk to discuss your ideas.

Devotional Singing & Chanting

Meet: Bi-monthly on Fridays. Next meeting on June 12th

Description:

- 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 joshuaknightmusic@yahoo.co.uk

Drop In? Yes just turn up.

East Wind Pioneers Woodcraft Folk

Meet: Some Tuesdays in term time.

Description:

Youth group for children and young people 10 – 16

Contact: Heather Hull wacca.hull@hotmail.co.uk

Drop In? No please contact the group first.

Face to Face

Meet: Last Saturday of the month 11am - 1pm

Description:

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 anna.hinton@scope.org.uk T: 07775926572 -: CLEANED :-

http://www.scope.org.uk/support/services/befriending/about-face-2face

Drop In? Yes just turn up.

Gaia Meditation

Meet: Wednesdays 7.30 - 9.15pm throughout the year.

Description:

The Gaia House Oxford Meditation Group. Open to people of all beliefs and levels of experience who are interested in meditation or Buddhism. A voluntary donation £2 - £3 is appreciated.

Contact: Reynold on 07905 420 290 reynold@alexox.com http://www.alexox.com/sangha.html

Drop In? No please contact the group first.

Kangaroo

Meet: Wednesdays in term time 11am - 1pm

Description:

Playgroup for those interested in natural parenting.

Contact: Dai, Tel: 01865 763153 dmgriffiths@brookes.ac.uk

Drop In? Yes just turn up.

Name It young people’s project

Meet: Saturdays

Description:

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

Contact: Tel: 07763478011 nameit1@hotmail.co.uk

Drop In? Yes just turn up.

Nappy Free baby group

Meet: Wednesdays in term time 11am - 1pm

Contact: Amber, amberkhatch@yahoo.co.uk

Drop In? Yes just turn up.

Outdoor Stay & Play Sessions

Meet: Thursdays 10.30 am – 1pm (term time only)

Description:



Outdoor play sessions are aimed at enjoying outdoor spaces. Activities take place such as cooking, exploring, planting, making dens, treasure hunting & water play, which are designed to support the learning and development of children under 5 years old. No need to book, just turn up. Refreshments available – donations welcome. Full programme of events available from the Children’s Centre.

Contact: East Oxford Children’s Centre for more details (not the garden) on: 01865 248729. https://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cms/content/east-oxford-childrens-centre

Drop In? Yes just turn up.

Woodchips

Meet: Thursdays in term time.

Description:

Parent led playgroup for younger children.

Contact: Outi Benson outihorne@gmail.com

Drop In? No please contact the group first.

Groups

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.

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