The  articles on this page contain the latest news and information on one-off events at The Gatehouse. You can find out more about regular activities by looking on our Activities page.

Additional information can also be found in our latest Newsletters:

Summer 2018 Newsletter           December 2017 Newsletter           July 2017 Newsletter

 

 

Project SOUP homelessness event
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Project SOUP is, to use their own words, “a space for discussing and sharing soup, issues of sustainability and the environment.” On the 3rd November they held an event in the Crisis Skylight Café to highlight the issue of homelessness … Read More

Songs for a winter’s night
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On Monday 17th December the newly formed Gatehouse Street Choir will be performing its first public concert to which all Guests and supporters of the Gatehouse are welcome. Entry is free so no tickets are needed. It will take place … Read More

Christmas is coming!
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As usual we will be collecting items to make up Christmas parcels for all our guests.  Each parcel will consist of new socks, pants, gloves, scarf, hat and a bar of chocolate. Father Christmas will be sending some elves to … Read More

The Gatehouse ‘Every Little Helps’ Campaign
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In the run up to Christmas we’d like to encourage you to help the Gatehouse through our ‘Every Little Helps’ campaign. Our charity relies heavily on community support from individuals and organisations, and financial donations are essential to keep our … Read More

Wednesdays are Respite Cafe days
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Here’s a tasty way to support the Gatehouse. Visit St Giles Church between 12 and 3 on Wednesdays and you can enjoy a cake and a cuppa courtesy of the Respite Café.   Tea or coffee costs £2, and you … Read More

St Giles Parish Rooms available to hire
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St Giles Parish Rooms 10 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HT Ideally located close to the City Centre, St Giles Parish Rooms has a Main Hall and a meeting room which can be hired together or separately.  There are also full … Read More

30 Years of the Gatehouse, and a day to remember
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It’s not every day that you get to celebrate your 30th Anniversary, but on Wednesday 10th October in the Kings Centre, Osney Mead  that’s exactly what we were doing. Around 200 people gathered to look back on the past 30 … Read More

Vote for the Gatehouse now to see our name on the side of a bus!
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The Oxford Bus Company are running a ‘Brand the Bus’ competition which will see the winning charity’s name, logo and messages proudly emblazoned on the side of one of their buses. You can see presentations by the charities that have … Read More

Waste2Taste supporting the homeless community
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Marie and Sandra are two friends with a background in cooking and community support who in March 2017 decided to put together all their food knowledge and skills to show the world that they can make magic with surplus food, … Read More

Street Choir
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You are invited to join the Street Choir @ St Giles, meeting on Monday afternoons from 8th October.  This is for anyone affected by homelessness – just drop in at 3.30pm any week.  Singing benefits physical and mental health and … Read More

Celebrating 30 years
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A reminder that our 30th Anniversary is getting close. On World Homelessness day Guests, Volunteers, Staff, Local Services, Supporters/Donors are all invited for a trip down memory lane as we remember 30 years of the Gatehouse. Come along to The … Read More

AGM 2018
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Many thanks to all who came along to our AGM on July 28th; it was good to catch up with our supporters and friends and to be able to report on another year of life at the Gatehouse.  For those … Read More

How this symbol makes money for the Gatehouse (Foodinate @ The Alchemist)
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The next time you decide to eat a meal at trendy Oxford restaurant The Alchemist, located in the Westgate Centre, keep your eyes open for this symbol on the menu. Simply order a main course featuring the symbol (currently either … Read More

Earn funds for The Gatehouse when you purchase goods via Amazon Smile
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Earn funds for The Gatehouse when you purchase goods via Amazon Smile Amazon Smile is a new way to earn donations for The Gatehouse when you purchase goods from Amazon, and even better news is that they are offering 3 … Read More

The Gatehouse wins OCVA Lifetime Achievement Award!
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At the OCVA (Oxfordshire Community & Voluntary Action) 2018 Awards ceremony held in Oxford Town Hall on the 5th June The Gatehouse scooped the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award for ‘well-established groups which have been delivering a service over a considerable length … Read More