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OYAP can be found at:



(former St. Edburgs School),

Cemetery Road,


OX26 6BB


Tel: 01869 602560

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OYAP aims to make participation in the arts accessible to all.

Should you find cost  a barrier to taking part, please email us admin@oyap.org.uk



To book onto any of the above programmes, please click on the button below to follow the link to our booking form.

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Bretch Hill Youth Action Team

Alternate Mondays, 4:30 - 6pm, ages 11 - 18 years  

Join in creative activities to challenge negative stereotypes of young people.

The Hill, Banbury, free

Youth Theatre

Junior Youth Theatre:   Wednesdays, 4:30 - 6pm, ages 7 - 12 years  

Young Company:   Wednesdays, 6:15 - 7:45pm, ages 12+ years

Find your inner performer, develop new skilld and prepare for a summer showcase.

Studi02, £75 per term

Soul of Bicester Choir

Thursdays, 7:30 - 9pm, all ages welcome

Explore different genres, such as pop, jazz, soul and gospel, no experience necessary. Arrive from 7pm for refreshments and a chat.

Studi02, introductory price £5 per week

Rock School

Junior Rock School:   Fridays, 4 - 5:30pm, ages 7 - 12 years  

Senior Rock School:   Fridays, 5:30 - 7.30pm, ages 12+ years

Learn what it takes to be in a band, from setting up amps to writing and performing.

Studi02, £100 per term

Youth of Bicester (YOBs)

Wednesdays, 4:30 - 6pm, ages 11 - 18 years

Join in creative activities which engage visibly with the local community.

Studi02, free

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Second Saturday of the month, 10am - 12pm, ages 11 - 18 years

Meet like minded people to creatively explore issues which matter to LGBTQ+ people.

Studi02, free

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To join one of our Youth Action Teams please email us

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Arts Award Group

Thursday, 4:30 - 6pm, ages 12 - 18 years

Join our brand new group and gain your very own Arts Award, at Bronze,Silver or Gold!

Studi02, £70 per term.


Kingsmere Street Dance Project

13th to 16th August, 10 - 3pm, ages 9 - 14 years

Join hip-hop theatre company Body Politic for a high energy street dance project with a performance opportunity at Bicester Festival. All abilities welcome.

Kingsmere Community Centre, £40