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 and Bulletins:

Summer 2019 Newsletter        Spring 2019 Bulletin             Summer 2018 Newsletter           December 2017 Newsletter           July 2017 Newsletter

Support our runners in the 2019 Oxford Half Marathon
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This year the Oxford Half Marathon will be taking place on Sunday 13th October, and there will be more runners than ever participating on our behalf. They will be giving their all to raise much-needed funds for the Gatehouse, so … Read More

Gatehouse summer closure dates
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As usual the Gatehouse will be closed for two weeks at the end of August. This year the drop in centre will close from Monday 12th to Monday 26th August inclusive.

Oxford Food Surplus Café
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On Sunday 21st July the Oxford Food Surplus Café will be holding their next event at East Oxford Community Centre. For more details about the event see their poster, and you can find out more about the organisation itself on … Read More

The Gatehouse art exhibition and concert at The North Wall Arts Centre
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From 18th  to 22nd June a wide selection of works produced by members of the Gatehouse’s art and literary groups featured in an exhibition at the North Wall entitled ‘Wherever I lay my hat’. A highlight of the week was … Read More

Notice for the 2019 Gatehouse AGM
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This year the Annual General Meeting of the Gatehouse will be held from 2.30 to 4.00pm on Saturday 13th July. For more details see the full agenda on the AGM Notice. Everybody is welcome to attend this meeting, which will … Read More

Bike Oxford 2019: Blazing Saddles!
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Thankfully the weather for this year’s event was cool and (mainly) dry, and nobody’s saddle literally caught on fire, but the 15 riders raising money for the Gatehouse set some highly respectable times between them. First over the line in … Read More

Job opportunities at the Gatehouse
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There are currently opportunities for two exciting new roles at the Gatehouse, with a closing date of 29th May and interviews to take place in early June. For further details see the following job adverts: Operations Manager Service Development Project … Read More

Buy your tickets now for the Oxford Lottery
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Here’s a brand new way to support the Gatehouse, and be in with a chance of winning up to £25,000 for yourself at the same time! The Oxford Lottery has just launched, and tickets for the first draw on 6th … Read More

Join our volunteer team today!
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We are always on the lookout for volunteers to join our team, and that doesn’t have to be a huge commitment timewise. Each of our evening drop in sessions would only take up a few hours of your spare time, … Read More

Street Choir rehearsals restarting
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Having had a break after a wonderfully successful concert in December the Street Choir is back. Rehearsals start again on the 21st January, and as previously they will be in St Giles Church every Monday afternoon from 3.30pm to 4.45pm. … Read More

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

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

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

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