Barracks Lane Community Garden

A beautiful green space at the heart of a growing community

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News & Events

Regular week and monthly events and courses taking place at the Garden (scroll down for future events).
Join our mailing list and get monthly updates about news & events at the Garden. Email:
Would you like to hold your own event at the Garden? Go to the Booking the Garden page for details.
For directions to the Garden please go to the Visiting the Garden page.

Latest Events

Saturday 23rd September 2017

Open Garden:

Saturday open garden days run from 1st April to the 7th October 2017. 11am - 4.00pm.   Gardening activities all day.

11am1pm Coffee, papers, chat and gardening.  Our large sandpit is open all day for younger visitors.

1 – 2pm You are welcome to bring a picnic or packed lunch

2 – 4pm Activities. This week we will be doing some social and relaxed gardening - suitable for all.  Do come and join us!

Saturday 30th September 2017

Community Open Day and Harvest Share!

Garden open with coffee from 11am

Activities from 12 noon – 4pm


Open Garden, foraging, pizza making and Harvest Share


Come and join us to celebrate autumn, our community harvest and garden. We will have a foraging trail and treasure hunt and foraging advice from our expert forager Tom, a bonfire with cooking activities, pizza making and harvest share. Please bring along extra crops and winter plants if you have them. Suitable for all ages and everyone welcome. Sandpit open for younger visitors.

Entry by donation to support our wonderful community garden!

Latest News

Thu 31st August 2017

Please help to support Barracks Lane Community Garden!

We have applied to the Tesco’s Bags of Help Community Fund for a grant of £3,917 to help keep our lovely garden open to all members of the local community, particularly those of us who may enjoy some therapeutic gardening and a welcoming and friendly place to be.

We need YOU to vote for the garden in Tesco’s stores in September and October 2017. You need to collect a blue token at the till and put it in the voting box for Barracks Lane Community Garden – ‘Supporting our Growing Community’ project.

You can vote in nearly all the Tesco’s stores in the Oxford area. We will be competing against two other projects. There is a full list of stores you can vote in on our website. To vote, you will need to make a purchase within... read more

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