Leisure Activities

Enrych Oxfordshire

PA service for people over 18 who have a physical or learning disability, autism or mental health condition.
  • Competitive rates
  • The minimum amount of service we provide Is usually 2 hours per week
  • We can help with some housework, gardening, shopping, escorting to appointments or day centres etc, social trips such as visits to garden centres, pubs, cafes, theatre etc
  • Our PA’s are all DBS checked, referenced and trained, they are also matched uniquely to the client and the client chooses who they would like to work with

Website: http://oxfordshire.enrych.org.uk/region/oxfordshire/

Contact Name: Katie Spyve

Phone: 07786 772916 / 07720 089477

Email: katie.spyve@enrych.org.uk

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Shadowlight Artists

The Shadowlight Artists are a unique collective of Oxfordshire based artists with learning disabilities. The group have had tremendous success with the showcasing of their work in mainstream galleries and at national & international festivals.

Website: www.filmoxford.org/shadowlight-artists

Facebook: www.facebook.com/shadowlightartists

YouTube Channel: www.youtube.com/Shadowlightartists

Phone: 01865 792731

Email: office@filmoxford.org

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Anjali Dance Company

Anjali Dance Company runs weekly classes during term time for young people with learning disabilities which encourage creative expression and provide an opportunity to learn contemporary dance technique and performance skills. There will be opportunities each term to be involved in a performance.

The class is open to anyone with a learning disability aged over 12 years who loves to dance.

Open Class is held on Tuesday evenings, 5.30 – 7.00pm, at The Mill Arts Centre in Banbury. The fee is £80.00 per term and £8.00 for a taster session.

Website: www.anjali.co.uk

Telephone: 01295 251909

Contact Form: www.anjali.co.uk/contact-us

Address: The Mill Arts Centre, Banbury OX16 5QE

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Song Unite

Song Unite offers an inclusive, quality and creative art, song writing, recording studio and television production experience. Groups of students are inspired to collaborate to create and write an original song, record and produce it, and more. Workshops and Projects are targeted at all age groups - children, young people and adults with learning disabilities and special educational needs.

Song Unite link and work together in partnership with Schools, Organisations and Groups within the community in Oxfordshire and throughout the UK. Projects are adaptable to group requirements and needs and range from 2-hour introductory "taster" sessions to one week creative projects.

Website: www.songunite.co.uk

Telephone: 07977 145677

E-mail: admin@songunite.co.uk

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The Fourteen Club of Wantage

The Fourteen Club is an independent social club for people with learning disabilities. At the time it was set up the minimum age for members was 14 - hence the "Fourteen club". Now most of the members are much older, but the name remains. The club aims to provide its members with fun evenings and the chance to socialise.

They also usually have a summer outing to places such as Legoland, West Midlands safari park and Cadbury world. In the winter they often have a trip to a pantomime.

For their current programme of events, please visit www.14club.org.uk/events.htm!

Website: www.14club.org.uk

Telephone: (01235) 764504

E-mail: info@14Club.org.uk

Address:The Fourteen Club, Fitzwaryn School, Denchworth Road, Wantage OX12 9ET

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Oxford and District Mencap

Oxford & District Mencap was founded in 1961 by parents of children with a wide range of learning disabilities. Activities which are run include:

  • The 7 O'Clock Club - a social club for adults with a learning disability.
  • Glasbury holidays - a six day outdoor activities course at Woodlands Glasbury on Wye, Powys, each July.
  • Hill End holidays in the Oxfordshire countryside. Oxford Mencap organises four weeks of summer holidays for people with learning disabilities. Around 15-20 campers attend each week together with similar numbers of volunteers.

Website: oxfordmencap.org

Contact: For contact details, see oxfordmencap.org/contact/

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GLADS Day Centre Witney

GLADS - Guideposts Day Opportunities Service is based on the Two Rivers Estate in Witney. It offers a range of different activities including: sports and fitness, music, craft, photography, gardening, IT use, shopping, cooking, reading the News, managing social and health care issues and much more.

Everyone who uses the service has a say in what activities are planned and has access to a minibus to help them get out and about.

Activities are available Monday to Friday.


Website: https://www.guideposts.org.uk/glads-day-centre

Phone: 01993 899988

Email: GLADS@guidepoststrust.org.uk

Address: Willow Tree House, Two Rivers, Station Lane, Witney, OX28 4BH

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OX18 runs every Thursday evening from Guideposts Trust's Witney base. Activities include touch screen computer, wii, pool, snacks, and trips to the local pub. Cost: £4 for the evening.


Website: https://fisd.oxfordshire.gov.uk/kb5/oxfordshire/directory/service.page?id=mD0SaMSkPW8

Phone: 01993 899980

Email: GLADS@guidepoststrust.org.uk

Address: Willow Tree House, Two Rivers, Station Lane, Witney, OX28 4BH

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dig ‘n’ grow

dig 'n' grow is a project which encourages all groups of people to enjoy the experience of working individually or within a group, learning and sharing gardening skills. It offers the opportunity to be outside in the fresh air working alongside professional gardeners, giving a safe and secure environment to explore. Carers/families can be happy knowing that their loved ones are safe and having fun.

dig 'n' grow

Website: https://guideposts.org.uk/dig-n-grow-learning-disability-project

Phone Number: 01993 709430 or 01993 772886

Address: Bromag Industrial Estate, Burford Road, Witney, OX29 0SR

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Autism Family Support Oxfordshire

Autism Family Support Oxfordshire provides:

  • Support and Information for parents
  • Activities and workshops for children & young people on the autism spectrum, including youth groups in Oxford and Abingdon
  • Information, training, and consultation with professionals, including joint working and development

Website: www.afso.org.uk

Phone: 01844 338696

Email: See their Contact Us page

Address: Thomley Hall Centre, Menmarsh Road, Worminghall, HP18 9JZ

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