What's On

  • The Chaplaincy team organises many events throughout the academic year. Events are open to everyone - both students and staff, and for people of any faith or no faith. The Chaplaincy exists for you and you are always welcome.

    Events are scheduled to run in semester-time unless otherwise indicated. Please feel free to drop in any time. If there is an event you would like to see us host or if you want to get involved, please email the Chaplaincy to let us know.

  • What's on


    Mondays at 8:30am and Tuesdays at 12pm, Garden Room, Buckley Building 
    Silent breathing meditation, to help with calm and creativity.

    Harry Potter Discussion Group

    Mondays at 5.15pm, D5a Harcourt Hill 
    Discussing the books, including the Cursed Child, every week from October 1st.

    International English Club

    Mondays from 7:45pm.  More information

    Crafternoon Tea

    Wednesdays from 1pm-5pm, Garden Room, Buckley Building 
    Drop in any time. Crafternoon tea is for regular crafters, people who want to learn, or anyone who wants tea and a chat. There will be someone around to help you learn a new skill between 1pm and 3pm most weeks.

    Carolling Towards Christmas 

    Wednesdays from 12:40-1.10pm in Westminster Chapel, Harcourt Hill

    Lunchtime Worship

    Thursdays from 12:00pm in the Garden Room

    Finding God at Brookes - Bible Study

    Thursdays from 1:30pm in the Garden Room

    Sunday Mass

    Every Sunday at 6pm, Catholic Chaplaincy House, 62 London Road 

  • Regular events

    The following events are open to all and take place in the Garden Room (BCK.G.20) during semester time unless otherwise indicated. Contact the Chaplaincy during semester breaks if you are unsure. 

    For a full list of events, see the Chaplaincy calendar.

    Events by location

    The Chaplains will sometimes be available outside our regular hours but our availability may be affected by other meetings. To ensure we will be there to meet with you, please send an email to arrange an appointment.

  • Events at Headington Campus

    View more information about the Multifaith Chaplaincy Rooms on the ground floor of the Buckley Building.
    7.45-9.45pm International English Club in the Garden Room
    12.00-12.30pm Meditation for Relaxation in the Garden Room
    Crafternoon Tea in the Garden Room  
    12.00pm Lunchtime Worship in the Garden Room
    5.00-6.30pm Ideas Café in the Garden Room 
    1.00pm (for 1.30 Jummah) Friday Prayer, led by Brookes Islamic Society, in the Inner Room
  • Events at the Catholic Chaplaincy

    Fr. Prem Fernando, Catholic Chaplain

    Events are at the Catholic Chaplaincy, 62 London Road, Headington

    11.00am-1.00pm Mass, Prayer & Fellowship Lunch with Fr. Prem and Sr. Lucy
    6.00pm Holy Mass, day of obligation, and social
  • Events at Harcourt Hill Campus

    Rev. Dr. Robert Bates, Chaplain in Residence. 
    Events are in the Westminster Chapel unless otherwise specified and take place during semester time.
    8.45-8.55am Morning Prayer (on Fridays, a Roman Catholic liturgy is used)
    5.15-6.30pm Harry Potter discussion group in D5a, Chaplain's house
    12.40-1.10pm Discussion group