Events and interests




Candlemas ‘The Presentation of Christ in the Temple’

Friday 2 February

9am      Eucharist (said)           St Alban the Martyr


Sunday 4 February: Sunday after Candlemas

Eucharists and Parish Lunch (click here for more information)

8am            Eucharist (said)                   St Mary & St John

9.30am      Sung Eucharist with Blessing of Candles      St Alban the Martyr

10.45am    Choral Eucharist, Procession, Blessing of Candles      St Mary & St John

12.45pm    Lunch with Br James Koester, Superior, SSJE   Richard Benson Hall

6.15pm      Eucharist (said)               St Mary & St John

Any queries concerning lunch can be addressed to



Second Sunday Young Adults and Friends group. Every Second Sunday of the month, 6pm. Contact: Francesca Po

A Place to Be  A friendly monthly lunch for people with dementia, their carers and friends – 4th Tuesday of every month, 12-2pm.

Alice’s Mad Hatter Tea Parties Held once a month, normally on the 2nd Tuesday, from 3-4.30pm, Alice’s tea parties offer a friendly place where people who have experienced mental health issues in their lives can relax and just enjoy a cuppa, cake and chat.

Marhaba A monthly gathering where members from various communities and cultures in East Oxford share music, dance and food. Normally on the last Tuesday of the month, from 7-9pm. Join the Facebook group!

Dances of Universal Peace: 2-4pm, every third Saturday of the month, St Alban’s Church.
The dances and singing are simple and repetitive. There are refreshments as we gather, and half way through.  The pace is gentle, meditative and supportive. For the history and philosophy/theology of the dances and for more information on the dances at a national level see:

All these events take place at our church halls.