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The next Branch meeting takes place at .

For more details of forthcoming Branch meetings and how to get to the venue, see our meetings page.

Branch meetings planned for the current season are listed in our welcome leaflet, which you can download here.

Here we aim to list any Branch-related activities over the next two months. If you have an event that you would like to appear on this page, please email us at admin@oxfordparkinsons.org.uk with dates, details and contact information.

Looking for exercise and other classes?

Our activities page gives details of weekly exercise, dance and other classes at various locations around Oxfordshire and the city. Many of those classes are subsidised by the Branch so that you can attend at very low cost.

Use our electronic calendar!

To see our Google Calendar, just scroll down the page or click here.

Future events

March 2020

Wednesday 4th March, 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Branch meeting at Botley W.I. Hall, N Hinksey Ln, Oxford OX2 0LT, UK (map)

BRANCH AGM and Dr Kevin McFarthing's Research Report

Tuesday 10th March, 9.45am - 4.30pm

Creative Dementia Arts Network Day at Mapplethorpe Hall, St Hugh's College, St Margaret's Rd, Oxford OX2 6LE, UK (map)


A special event celebrating and showcasing the work of Creative Dementia Arts Network, including music led by Kate Wilkinson (who has just taken over our Finding your Voice classes), dance, arts and poetry. Come for the whole day, or just for a part of it.

Full details and online booking at www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/creative-dementia-arts-network-special-event-tickets-86279495293 but note that our members and supporters have been offered the £10 per head concessionary rate.

Thursday 12th March, 11.15am - 5.30pm

Outing to Tutankhamun exhibition at Oxford Parkway Park & Ride, Gosford and Water Eaton, Oxford OX2 8HA, UK (map)

Join us on this outing to visit the once-in-a-generation Tutankhamun exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery in London. Coach travel from Oxford Parkway (Water Eaton) park and ride.

Contact Martin Cowell visits@oxfordparkinsons.org.uk to express interest or book your place. More details on the flyer that you can find at this link.

Tuesday 17th March, 12.00pm - 2.30pm

Spring Lunch at The Greyhound, Besselsleigh OX13 5PX, UK (map)

We return to the pleasant surroundings of The Greyhound at Besselsleigh (on the A420 about 6 miles south-west of Oxford) for our Spring Lunch together. The Branch provides a £3 subsidy per head, keeping the price down to £17 for a 3-course meal including tea and coffee.

Find full details in our flyer at this link, or contact Martin Cowell visits@oxfordparkinsons.org.uk

April 2020

Wednesday 1st April, 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Branch meeting at Botley W.I. Hall, N Hinksey Ln, Oxford OX2 0LT, UK (map)

Gary Shaughnessy, Chair of Trustees of Parkinson's UK, asks us: and why not?

Gary was diagnosed a few years ago and since then has been enormously energetic in fundraising for Parkinson's: running marathons, cycling from Zurich to his home in Berkshire, and many other events. He was elected Chair of Trustees at the charity's 2019 AGM. He will tell us about - and encourage us to participate in - some of his inventive, innovative and even downright crazy plans for the coming months.

Wednesday 22nd April, 7.00pm - 9.30pm

Donkey House Players concert at St Laurence Church, South Hinksey, Oxford OX1 5BA (map)

Our good friends and long-standing supporters the Donkey House Players perform folk music from around Europe in the lovely rural surroundings of South Hinksey Church.

Our events in an online calendar

In the Google Calendar view below, you can click on any event to see a full description. Within each description there is a copy to my calendar button that adds the event automatically to your Google, Apple or Outlook electronic calendar. You can also use the Week/Month/Agenda buttons to view the calendar in different ways.

Include all Branch events in your own Google Calendar

If you already use Google Calendar, you can easily include our Branch events into it so that all Branch dates appear directly in your own calendar. Here's how to do it:

All Branch events will now appear in your own calendar.

Prefer the old events listings?

To see our list of events with descriptions, just scroll up the page or click here.