Oxford House in Bethnal Green

Oxford House in Bethnal Green

Charity information

Oxford House in Bethnal Green

Oxford House (OH) is a community and arts centre in the heart of London’s East End. OH was originally established in 1884 by Keble College and the University of Oxford.

Founded 1884

  • Mission statement

    Oxford House is where East London comes together to work, learn, explore and create. We celebrate arts, community and our heritage.

    We do this by:

    • Providing affordable office space to circa 30 organisations, charities and social businesses. We also provide affordable meeting and events space and in partnership with others provide a programme of community classes and events.

    • We are a multipurpose arts centre that includes a theatre, gallery and dance studio where we provide a programme of weekly activities including dance and health and fitness for all ages: from under 5s to 90 years plus! The Oh! Gallery provides excellent professional gallery space for new and emerging artists.

    • We provide a range of volunteering opportunities where you can gain valuable work skills or donate your time to support Oxford House’s work.

  • Aims

    Oxford House in Bethnal Green aims to:

    • Repair and replace the roof
    • Create a new entrance from the Pocket, a new and larger café + outdoor seating!
    • Replace old boilers with new energy efficient ones
    • Provide a new lift and access to the 3rd floor and create a new roof walk with incredible 360 degree views across London
    • Create a 2 year programme of heritage activities and provide 100 volunteering opportunities
  • Overview

    Established: September 1884

    Registered Charity Number: 208582

    Board members: 10

    Full time staff: 3

    Part time staff: 8

    Volunteers: 20

    Phone number: 020 7 339 9001

    Address: Derbyshire Street, Bethnal Green, E2 6HG

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