Theatre shows

theatre events Oakwood Centre November December 2023

Theatre productions at The Oakwood Centre from now until end of Dec 23: Woodley Theatre ‘Two’ From Tues 28th Nov until Sat 2nd Dec performances at 19:45 This is Woodley Theatre’s final […]

Woodley Town Council’s Annual Town Meeting

Woodley Town Council's Annual Town Meeting May 2023

Meet the Council and have your say…

Closed 20 May daytime


The Oakwood Centre will be closed on Saturday 20th May during the day for essential electrical work. It will re-open for the Midas Theatre Production of: I Love you, you’re […]

FREE Community Coronation Picnic in the Park 7 May

Woodley Town Council is hosting a FREE afternoon of music and entertainment to celebrate the coronation of King Charles III!  ON Sunday 7th May, 2-5pm  AT Woodford Park Memorial Ground  WITH […]

Woodley Festival 2023

Woodley Festival 2023

The Woodley Festival of Music and Arts returns this weekend Over the past fifty-two years, the Woodley Festival annual event has provided a platform for young people to develop their […]

Woodley’s Heroes

Community Heroes Awards Woodley

Matt Allwright hosts Woodley’s Community Heroes Awards for second year running Woodley Town Council held its annual Community Heroes Awards on Friday 24 February at the Oakwood Centre, compered by […]

Woodley Town Council’s Christmas hours 2022

Please contact Brown Bag for its opening hours at the Oakwood Centre. Merry Christmas and best wishes for the New Year!

Community Heroes 2023

Woodley Town Council's Community Heroes Awards

It’s that time of year again when Woodley Town Council is asking you to nominate your local heroes, whose good work benefits the community of Woodley.  Perhaps it’s a neighbour […]

Mayor’s Charity Afternoon Tea

Buy Your Tickets HERE! Woodley Town Mayor, Cllr Janet Sartorel, and Woodley Town Deputy Mayor, Cllr Kay Gilder, are hosting a fundraising Afternoon Tea Party to raise money for the […]

Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II

Please visit Woodley Town Council’s website for information about how the Council is mourning Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Venues Assistant vacancy

venues assistant vacancy

We’re looking for a part time Venues Assistant to join our busy team, delivering first class customer services at our venues, including the Oakwood Centre. See the job spec, download […]

Parking at Coronation Hall

parking at coronation hall

Many of the hirers at Coronation Hall have been arriving for their bookings to find few or no available parking spaces. This is a particular problem for older people attending […]

Local heroes receive Council’s Citizens’ Awards at a ceremony held at the Oakwood Centre

Woodley Town Council's Citizens' Awards

Eight local heroes were awarded for their exceptional contribution to Woodley’s Community, along with recognition for the 2020 award winners. The Covid pandemic may have restricted the Council’s Awards ceremony […]

Woodley Town Council Christmas opening hours

Our carbon conscious Christmas tree

We are delighted with our carbon conscious and naturally wonky Christmas tree that we have hired from the Festive Tree Hire. It will be ours to hire each Christmas! This […]

Opening hours

Woodley Town Council and Oakwood Centre opening hours

Woodley Town Council Mon – Thu: 9.00am – 4.30pm Friday: 9.00am – 4.00pm Closed 12.00 – 1.00pm each week day Closed Saturday to Sunday Oakwood Centre & Brown Bag The […]

Clubs and activities at the Oakwood Centre

clubs and activities Oakwood Centre woodley

We are delighted to welcome back some of our regular hirers to the Oakwood Centre. Please click HERE to access our most up-to-date leaflet listing clubs, classes and events held […]

Art Exhibition at the Oakwood Centre

Art Exhibition at the Oakwood Centre

Woodley and Earley Arts Group will be exhibiting work at the Oakwood Centre 1st – 2nd October. For more information please email:

New self isolation rules from 16 August

covid 19

16 August 2021 Changes to self-isolation rules from Monday 16 August From Monday 16 August, the rules for self-isolation will change. This will not apply to everyone, so make sure […]

Bookings Manager vacancy

bookings manager vacancy Oakwood Centre

Bookings Manager – Full Time We are looking for an excellent administrator and communicator to manage our venues bookings. This role, within our small team, will manage multiple booking enquiries, […]

Lifting of Covid 19 restrictions

covid 19

19 July 2021 Today, England moves to step 4 of the Covid 19 roadmap. This will mark a new phase in the Government’s response to the pandemic, moving away from […]

Face mask update

face masks

Face masks to continue to be worn in communal areas We have made the decision that users of the Oakwood Centre will need to continue to wear face masks in […]

Waste bag collections

waste bags

From 15th June Woodley Town Council’s reception desk will be open every Tuesday (13.00-15.00) and every Thursday (10.00-12.00) for the collection of waste bags.

Oakwood Centre update as Covid 19 restrictions are eased

covid 19

17 May 2021 We are continuing to take bookings that meet the current Covid 19 restrictions and guidelines and are also taking bookings further ahead in the year. For more […]

Oakwood Centre remains closed


12th April 2021 Despite the change in government guidelines regarding Covid 19 health and safety restrictions, The Oakwood Centre remains closed to the general public. However, you can still make […]

Brown Bag Cafe is looking for a new assistant manager

brown bag cafe

Brown Bag Cafe is recruiting for an Assistant Manager at the Oakwood Centre Join the team! Do you know someone that has an abundance of energy? We are currently recruiting for […]

England is now in a National Lockdown

covid 19

5/1/2021 Following the announcement from Prime Minister Boris Johnson on the evening of Monday 4th January, England is now in a National Lockdown in an attempt to curb the spread […]

Oakwood Centre to close 5 November


In line with the new Covid 19 guidelines and restrictions, the Oakwood Centre will be closed from 5 November to 2 December, unless the restrictions are extended. The UK Government […]

Toys and Teens Appeal 2020

toys and teens appeal 2020

Due to Covid-19 Reading Family Aid, which run the Toys and Teens Appeal, are unable to accept any physical toy donations. Therefore, this year, the Oakwood Centre will not be […]