ExerciseWellbeing

Mixed Level Aerobics (Didcot)

Organiser: Philippa Aldridge Fitness

This class is based around traditional aerobics moves. Sometimes we will do an aerobics routine or aerobic circuits or a mix of aerobics and toning. It is a class suitable for all levels of fitness and all abilities.

Date Weekly (Wednesdays), 5.45pm - 7pm

Venue St Birinus School, Mereland Road, Didcot, OX11 8AZ

Phone Philippa Aldridge 07702 727 971
Email info@philippaaldridgefitness.com


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Making Time

Organiser: Horspath Community

Come along and try your hand at a variety of crafts in an informal and friendly atmosphere. All materials, plus tea and cake are included.

Date Monthly - 1st Week of Month (Mondays), 2pm - 4pm

Venue Horspath Hub, The Green, Horspath, Oxford, OX33 1RP

Phone Sheila Frankum 07779 672163
Email horspathhub@gmail.com


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Dance Fit Wednesday Group (Banbury)

Organiser: Dance as you are

Dance for people with and without mobility challenges who love to dance both seated and standing. Family and friends welcome and refreshments provided at no charge. Donations with thanks to Parkinsons UK.

Date Weekly (Wednesdays), 2.30pm - 4pm

Venue Royal Voluntary Service, Cornhill centre, Banbury, OX16 5NT

Phone Banbury Parkinson's group, care of Mick Terry 01295 710 822
Email danceasyouareuk@gmail.com


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Dance Yourself Fit (Banbury)

Organiser: Dance As You Are

Dance for falls prevention. Time for coffee and a chat afterwards.

Date Weekly (Fridays), 10.15am - 11.15am

Venue Wood Green Leisure Centre, Wood Green Avenue, Banbury, OX16 0HS

Email danceasyouareuk@gmail.com


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Tea, Cake and Games Group (Oxford

Organiser: Age UK Oxfordshire

A great opportunity to socialise and challenge yourself in a friendly environment with indoor games. No fee. Small donation only requested.

Date Monthly - 4th Week Month (Wednesdays), 2.30pm - 4pm

Venue Marston Court, Marston Road, Oxford, OX3 0DJ

Phone Colin Cure 07827 235 459
Email colincure@ageukoxfordshire.org.uk


Info & Advice

Information & Advice Drop In (Iffley Road)

Organiser: Age UK Oxfordshire

An opportunity to meet your local Community Information Networker. Providing information and advice on a variety of groups, activities, services and organisations giving support and help.

Date Monthly - 3rd Week of Month (Thursdays), 10:30am - 11:30am

Venue Gladiators Club, 263 Iffley Road, Oxford, OX4 1SE

Phone Colin Cure 07827 235 459
Email colincure@ageukoxfordshire.org.uk


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Creative Minds

Organiser: YoungDementia UK

Creative Minds is a practical arts and crafts workshop for people living with young onset dementia, their family members or carers. It is a chance to design, make, paint and enjoy good company. The group meets monthly.friends.

Date Monthly - 2nd Week of Month (Mondays), 2pm - 4pm

Venue Holy Tree Hall, Horse Fair, Deddington, OX15 0SH

Phone Liz Rose 07568 357 946
Email lizrose@youngdementiauk.org


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BvFTD Support Group

Organiser: YoungDementia UK

This is a group for family members of people with Behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia. Meets monthly, contact Mandy for details

Date Monthly (Tuesdays)

Venue Various, Various, VARIOUS

Phone Mandy Blair 07493 790921
Email mandyblair@youngdementiauk.org


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PACE

Organiser: YoungDementia UK

PACE brings together people living with young onset dementia to act as activists, consultants and educators.

Date Monthly - 4th Week Month (Wednesdays), 11am - 1pm

Venue The Plough, The Green, Wolvercote, Oxford, OX2 8BD

Phone Liz Rose 07568 357946
Email liz


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Walks & Talks (various locations)

Organiser: YoungDementia UK

Walks & Talks are a chance for people with young onset dementia and their family members to enjoy fresh air, nature & good company. Next walks: Boars Hill 18th September 2019 and a walk in the grounds of Blenheim Palace 9th October 2019. Contact Roger for more details.

Date One Off (Wednesdays), set off 11am

Venue Oxford, Oxford, OXFORD

Email rogerstammersx987@gmail.com


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Young Dementia UK Family Support Group

Organiser: YoungDementia UK

A group for family members supporting people with young onset living in residential care or at home with advanced dementia. Meets monthly, contact Deborah for details.

Date Monthly (Mondays)

Venue Various, Various, VARIOUS

Phone Deborah Crawshaw 07759 328666
Email deborahcrawshaw@youngdementiauk.org


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Marston Court Day Centre

Organiser: Marston Court Assisted Living

Activities and entertainment with a lunch included.

Date Daily , 10am to 3pm

Venue Marston Court Care Home, Oxford, OX3 0DJ

Phone Sarah 01865 241526


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Men's Sheds (Banbury)

Organiser: Men's Sheds Association

Men's Sheds are community spaces for men to connect, converse and create. The activities are often similar to those of garden sheds, but for groups of men to enjoy together. They help reduce loneliness and isolation, but most importantly, they’re fun. The Shed is situated in an original C18th forge, narrowboat museum and boatyard in Banbury town centre. As such we are focusing on activities within the forge, engineering and woodwork based designing and creating. Please call in to see our unique set up, share skills and work on your own and/or group projects.

Date Fortnightly - 2nd & 4th Weeks (Saturdays), 10am - 12pm

Venue Tooley's Boatyard, Banbury Museum, Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, OX16 2PQ

Phone Stephen Kilsby or Jo Phillips 01295 264214 or 07423471018
Email banburyshed@gmail.com


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Men's Sheds (Bicester)

Organiser: Men's Sheds Association

Men's Sheds are community spaces for men to connect, converse and create. The activities are often similar to those of garden sheds, but for groups of men to enjoy together. They help reduce loneliness and isolation, but most importantly, they’re fun.

Date Daily , 10am - 5pm

Venue Bicester Green, Station Approach, , Bicester, OX26 6BZ

Phone Stuart 01869 388564
Email stuart@bicestergreen.org.uk


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Long Wittenham Film Club

Organiser: Age UK Oxfordshire

Come along and join other movie lovers for an afternoon relaxing with a film, tea and homemade cake. Doors open 1.45pm. Film starts at 2pm.

Date Monthly - 3rd Week of Month (Mondays), 2pm - 4pm

Venue St Mary's Church, Long Wittenham, OX14 4QJ

Phone Kate Hart 07827 235403
Email katehart@ageukoxfordshire.org.uk


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Men's Sheds (Blewbury)

Organiser: Men's Sheds Association

Men's Sheds are community spaces for men to connect, converse and create. The activities are often similar to those of garden sheds, but for groups of men to enjoy together. They help reduce loneliness and isolation, but most importantly, they’re fun. BlewShed have got our own premises with a kitchen and facilities. We are offering woodworking, metalworking, stained glass, electronics, computing and we are looking to expand as members join. https://blewshed.home.blog/

Date Weekly (Tuesdays, Saturdays), 1.30pm - 4.30pm

Venue Blewbury Community Shed, , Blewbury, OX11 9HF

Phone Mike Magnay 01235 850704
Email blewshed@gmail.com


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Positive Equine Mental Health Sessions

Organiser: Positive Equine

1:2:1 sessions that are designed to give children and young people a calm, stress free and fun time with horses in a supportive personalised way. Every session is lead by the young person or child whilst supported and guided by us. We offer sessions to children and young people from the age of 4yrs to 25yrs

Date Weekly (Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays), 1 Hour Sessions

Venue Positive Equine, Shire Stables, Manor Farm, South Weston, OX97EH

Phone Reece Goldsmith 01844281567
Email info@positiveequine.net


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Ashmolean Action Team

Organiser: Beth McDougall

The Ashmolean Action Team is a new team designed with/by/and for Older People to become change makers at the Ashmolean Museum. We will be changing the museum from the inside out and sharing our ideas on physical, digital, intellectual and social access in the museum to make it work for all of us as we age. This group will meet once a month at the Ashmolean and go out on trips to other venues across the year. Email or phone Beth to find out more.

Date Monthly (Wednesdays), 10:30 - 12:30

Venue Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, OX1 2PH

Phone Beth McDougall 01865 282456/ 270921
Email beth.mcdougall@prm.ox.ac.uk


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Ballet Beginners

Organiser: Sarah Tree

Ballet will teach you posture, poise and power in an inclusive, fun, safe and beginner friendly environment. Strengthen your body while enjoying the freedom of feeling confident no matter your goals. What you wear is up to you. Muscle tone improves, cognitive functions will be sharpened. Ballet will increase self confidence with personal abilities and body image. Everybody is welcome.

Date Weekly (Tuesdays), 10.00 - 11.00am

Venue Studio 17 & 18, Bicester, OX26 4LD

Phone Sarah Tree 07738614652
Email sarah@bicesterdanceacademy.co.uk


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Wood Farm Area trips to Cutteslowe Garden Centre

Organiser: Age UK Oxfordshire

* Starts on the 23rd of October * Join us on the fourth Wednesday of each month, meeting at the shops in Wood Farm at 10am and coming back at 1.30pm, for a trip to and activity at the Cutteslowe Garden Centre. Activities include: potting plants, making hanging baskets, making greeting cards, etc. Cost £5, including transport, tea & biscuits and activity. Call Colin on 07827 235459 to reserve a space.

Date Monthly - 4th Week Month (Wednesdays), 10am - 1.30pm

Venue Woodfarm Shops going to Cutteslowe Garden Centre , Oxford , OX2 8LJ

Phone Colin Cure 07827 235 459
Email colincure@ageukoxfordshire.org.uk