JERICHO COMMUNITY CENTRE

Where we are

Opposite St Barnabas Church


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To reach the Community Centre you should head for Walton Street which is just north-west of the city centre and then take one of the roads down through Jericho, such as Cranham Street or Great Clarendon Street. The Centre is a Victorian building on the corner of Canal Street and Cardigan Street - diagonally opposite St. Barnabas Church.

Did you know?

About the church bells?

Originally the Church only had the single ‘Barney’s Bell’. In 1890, when the clock was installed, it was decided to add a set of tubular bells to ring the chimes and the hour strike, as well as a tune or ‘carillon’. The are driven by an elaborate mechanical contraption.

What St Barnabas Church cost to build?

Thomas Combe the Superin­tendent of OUP and it was he who commissioned and paid for the construc­tion of the church in 1869 at a cost of £6,492. All the interior fittings were provided for about £900. The campanile was erected in 1872 for £800.

Diary

One-hour Jericho clean up

Sat 16 Sep - 10.00 am

Jericho Community Centre

Towpath Taskforce

Saturday 16 September - 10:00 AM

Aristotle bridge

St Sepulchre’s Garden Group

Tuesday 5 September - 10:00 AM

St. Sepulchre's cemetary

JCA monthly meeting

Monday 11 September - 8:00 PM

Community Centre