Hall Bookings

Due to the seriousness of the Coronavirus we have decided to suspend any future bookings until further notice. This notice will be updated if there are any changes.

Please see the document from the Archdiocese of Birmingham on the
Reopening of Church Halls and Rooms” – 2nd July 2020.


To hire the hall, other than Parish run events, please complete the online form below,
download and complete the form “Hall Hire Documents“*  and return to:
Finance Committee,
St Joseph’s Presbytery,
Arkell Avenue,
Oxfordshire OX18 3BS

You can check availability of the hall on the calendar and payment details below.
Please note: Payment to be made once you have received confirmation  of booking. The hall is not considered to be booked until you have received confirmation  of receipt of payment.
(For the hall dimensions see details at the bottom of this page.)

If you have any queries, please contact:
Father Andrew Foster:
Email: andrewjamesfoster1956@ntlworld.com




Click here to view and download the Standard Conditions of HireandEmergency plan details*

The calendar below displays the availability of the Church Hall for hiring. The times of hiring commence at 8 am and concludes at 11 pm. The cost is £12.50 per hour. (On a day which has “see more”, there are further bookings to view by clicking “see more”)

By online banking:
Please Note:
Payment is made in advance through the following bank account, 28 days in advance:
Bank: Natwest Witney (21-23 High Street, Witney. OX28 6HW)
Account name: St. Joseph’s Catholic Church
Sort Code: 60-24-60
Account number: 43009530
Reference: <your name> plus the words “Hall Hire”
By cheque
Payment by cheque, made payable to “St. Joseph’s Catholic Church” and to be cleared 28 days before the booking. Please send to

 Fr Andrew Foster
St Joseph’s Presbytery,

Arkell Avenue,
Oxfordshire OX18 3BS

* The Hire Agreement constitutes permission to use the Premises on a non-exclusive basis and confers no tenancy or other right of occupation on the Hirer.

Hall dimensions:
5.791m (19′) x 16.764m (55′) Area: 1045 square feet/97.083 square metres

Kitchen dimensions:
2.743m (9′) x 3.352m (11′) Area 99 square feet/9.197 square metres

Click on the image of the plan to download a layout of the Hall and Kitchen showing dimensions:

View of Hall (click to enlarge)