A wide range of groups and services are run from St Margaret's Institute. Use the quick find links above to find activities and corresponding website, contact name, email and phone number(s). All 6-digit phone numbers listed below should be prefixed by 01865.

Bookings for family/children’s parties, wedding receptions and other functions are always welcome. Advice can be offered on providers of food, fun and activities. There is also limited availability on a regular basis for small classes and workshops. Please see our bookings page for availability.

Children & youth groups

Monkey Music for children 6 mths-4 yrs

Polstead Preschool, mornings, 2½ - 5 yrs


Flick Moorhouse 01235 519 806

Klara Fergusson 01865 428 586



Exercise & dance groups

Bethany Gorton 07543 167106

Roosa Leimu-Brown 07718 075 199

Kally Peigne 07785 232 862

Amanda Edwards 07817 687 513

Marian Goodall 01865 553 460

Emma Westlake 07710 768 810

Joelle Pappas 01865 251 643

Sally Humphrey 01865 873 860

Paul Coleman 07956 902 101



Self-help groups

01865 744 811

07890 932454

01865 242373



Music & arts

Cello lessons

Activate (young people's drama)

Northumbrian Pipers

Oxford Ikebana Study Group (Japanese flower arranging)

Choir

Marvellous Machine Theatre Co


Johanna Messner 01608 684 504

Paul Alex Nicholls 07720 667 609

Daphne Briggs 01865 310 712

Tameron Chappell 01865 748 365

Suzanne Williams 01865 559 771

Louise Egan  07971 375936



Other groups

Walton Manor WI

Limes Club supporting people living with dementia

Tibetan Meditation and teaching weekend courses, Long Chen Foundation

Oxford City Chess Club

Women's Equality Party

Labour Party

Age UK

Tea and Talks

Counselling Psychotherapy Oxford


Hilary Godfrey 01993 708 544

Jitka Fort 07738 931261 (Mon/Tues)

Pat Macdonald 01758 703 044; Caroline Seymour 01865 553 108

John Yates 01865 559 410

Hilary Baxter 07769 700 410

Stuart Skyte 01865 559 618

Tricia Brant 07964 038 813

Kay Symons 01865 553 696

Emma Dashwood 07786 488 766

Gabriella Lees 01865 200 430

Georgina Elliott 07827 704 167