Calendar

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‘Writing Home’ poetry drop-in 10:00 am
‘Writing Home’ poetry drop-in @ Open House
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Like to play with words? So do we! Come hang out with our poet-in-residence and have a go at some writing games, techniques and activities – or just curl up with a cup of tea and a book! We will have plenty of resources, materials, and poetry for you to get stuck into so just drop in – no need to register. The sessions run weekly on Wednesdays from 5 December between 10am and noon – and will carry on into the new year, too. Spread the word!
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Arts & Craftivism 10:00 am
Arts & Craftivism @ Open House
May 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Weekly arts and craft session. Free and good for all ages.
Drop-in Housing Advice Session 12:00 pm
Drop-in Housing Advice Session @ Open House
May 3 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
If you’re worried about your housing or experiencing homelessness and need of support to stay in your home, find a place to stay or get access to support then drop in to talk in confidence to the team from Aspire. Open to all, no need to book, free to access.
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Coffee Morning 11:00 am
Coffee Morning @ Open House
May 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Each Saturday we’ll be talking about a theme to do with housing and homelessness. These coffee mornings are informal and friendly and a good way of finding out more about Open House.
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‘Writing Home’ poetry drop-in 10:00 am
‘Writing Home’ poetry drop-in @ Open House
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Like to play with words? So do we! Come hang out with our poet-in-residence and have a go at some writing games, techniques and activities – or just curl up with a cup of tea and a book! We will have plenty of resources, materials, and poetry for you to get stuck into so just drop in – no need to register. The sessions run weekly on Wednesdays from 5 December between 10am and noon – and will carry on into the new year, too. Spread the word!
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Arts & Craftivism 10:00 am
Arts & Craftivism @ Open House
May 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Weekly arts and craft session. Free and good for all ages.
Drop-in Housing Advice Session 12:00 pm
Drop-in Housing Advice Session @ Open House
May 10 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
If you’re worried about your housing or experiencing homelessness and need of support to stay in your home, find a place to stay or get access to support then drop in to talk in confidence to the team from Aspire. Open to all, no need to book, free to access.
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Coffee Morning 11:00 am
Coffee Morning @ Open House
May 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Each Saturday we’ll be talking about a theme to do with housing and homelessness. These coffee mornings are informal and friendly and a good way of finding out more about Open House.
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‘Writing Home’ poetry drop-in 10:00 am
‘Writing Home’ poetry drop-in @ Open House
May 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Like to play with words? So do we! Come hang out with our poet-in-residence and have a go at some writing games, techniques and activities – or just curl up with a cup of tea and a book! We will have plenty of resources, materials, and poetry for you to get stuck into so just drop in – no need to register. The sessions run weekly on Wednesdays from 5 December between 10am and noon – and will carry on into the new year, too. Spread the word!
Sing-a-long workshop with the Street Choir 12:00 pm
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Arts & Craftivism 10:00 am
Arts & Craftivism @ Open House
May 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Weekly arts and craft session. Free and good for all ages.
Drop-in Housing Advice Session 12:00 pm
Drop-in Housing Advice Session @ Open House
May 17 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
If you’re worried about your housing or experiencing homelessness and need of support to stay in your home, find a place to stay or get access to support then drop in to talk in confidence to the team from Aspire. Open to all, no need to book, free to access.
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Understanding our neighbourhood better: the streets and spaces we call home 10:30 am
Understanding our neighbourhood better: the streets and spaces we call home
May 18 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
A workshop using the RIBA Urban Futures game to explore what an Oxford shaped by it’s citizens might look like. Free and open to all. Lunch is provided.
Coffee Morning 11:00 am
Coffee Morning @ Open House
May 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Each Saturday we’ll be talking about a theme to do with housing and homelessness. These coffee mornings are informal and friendly and a good way of finding out more about Open House.
Challenging Thresholds Design Exhibition 4:00 pm
Challenging Thresholds Design Exhibition
May 18 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Physical and psychological thresholds are real obstacles when coming to reconsider ‘other ways’ of inhabiting the city. Open House is a unique example of a place which challenges the status quo: located on a commercial Street, it does not sell anything. In a context of a noisy city it invites people to talk and be listened to. This semester, interior architecture students from Oxford Brookes University were asked to consider the city, the street, the façade and the shop in order to find ways which will ease the participation of people in this new model of urban interaction. They will
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The Chav Solidarity Book Tour 6:30 pm
The Chav Solidarity Book Tour @ Open House
May 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
D Hunter presents his book “Chav Solidarity” s part autobiography, part meditation on trauma, class and identity, part one finger salute into the face of respectability politics, but mostly an articulation of the contradictory heart of Chavvy shit heads across the U.K. Hunter will read excerpts from the book, as well as discussing it’s origins and surrounding issues. This will be followed by a question and answer session and open discussion regarding the issues raised in the book.
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‘Writing Home’ poetry drop-in 10:00 am
‘Writing Home’ poetry drop-in @ Open House
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Like to play with words? So do we! Come hang out with our poet-in-residence and have a go at some writing games, techniques and activities – or just curl up with a cup of tea and a book! We will have plenty of resources, materials, and poetry for you to get stuck into so just drop in – no need to register. The sessions run weekly on Wednesdays from 5 December between 10am and noon – and will carry on into the new year, too. Spread the word!
Women in Architecture meet up 6:30 pm
Women in Architecture meet up
May 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join a regular meet up of women working in the built environment profession.
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Housing Matters – Seeing Homelessness Differently 7:30 pm
Housing Matters – Seeing Homelessness Differently
May 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Panel discussion with Maff Potts of Camerados and Pat McArdle of Mayday Trust on systems change and people powered solutions to homelessness.
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Arts & Craftivism 10:00 am
Arts & Craftivism @ Open House
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Weekly arts and craft session. Free and good for all ages.
Drop-in Housing Advice Session 12:00 pm
Drop-in Housing Advice Session @ Open House
May 24 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
If you’re worried about your housing or experiencing homelessness and need of support to stay in your home, find a place to stay or get access to support then drop in to talk in confidence to the team from Aspire. Open to all, no need to book, free to access.
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Coffee Morning 11:00 am
Coffee Morning @ Open House
May 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Each Saturday we’ll be talking about a theme to do with housing and homelessness. These coffee mornings are informal and friendly and a good way of finding out more about Open House.
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‘Writing Home’ poetry drop-in 10:00 am
‘Writing Home’ poetry drop-in @ Open House
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Like to play with words? So do we! Come hang out with our poet-in-residence and have a go at some writing games, techniques and activities – or just curl up with a cup of tea and a book! We will have plenty of resources, materials, and poetry for you to get stuck into so just drop in – no need to register. The sessions run weekly on Wednesdays from 5 December between 10am and noon – and will carry on into the new year, too. Spread the word!
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Arts & Craftivism 10:00 am
Arts & Craftivism @ Open House
May 31 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Weekly arts and craft session. Free and good for all ages.
Drop-in Housing Advice Session 12:00 pm
Drop-in Housing Advice Session @ Open House
May 31 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
If you’re worried about your housing or experiencing homelessness and need of support to stay in your home, find a place to stay or get access to support then drop in to talk in confidence to the team from Aspire. Open to all, no need to book, free to access.