VACANCY: Volunteer as Social Secretary for Oxford HC

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join the Oxford HC committee to help organize social events for the club.

The role involves running a number of social events throughout the year including the Christmas social and the annual dinner dance. No previous experience necessary and you’ll be fully supported by the committee in all aspects of the role.

You will also have the opportunity to bring your own ideas to the role and run social events that you think will appeal to the Oxford HC community.

If you are interested either as an individual or as a social secretary team with friends please contact Rich Oakes at (Club President).



OHC End of Season Ball

OHC End of Season Ball is 13 May 2017!



This years lowered price of £35 per ticket gives you a new venue- Oxford Spires Hotel, a three course meal, free drink on arrival and a DJ to party the night away (so make sure you dress to impress)!

Tickets are capped so please get them early so as not to avoid disapointment on missing the party of the year!

End of Season Ball: Save the Date! 13 May 2017

Hello All,

It’s that time of year again and I know you are all eagerly anticipating the ball! It’s taken a little longer this year with VENUE CHANGES! Full details will be issued imminently with ticket sales.

For now- please saved the date!

Saturday 13th May 2017 Oxford Spires 6.30 – Late “Dress to Impress”!

Ticket prices have been lowered to £35 AND you will be getting more for your money.


OHC Christmas Bash – 12th Dec

Oxford Hockey Club’s annual Christmas social is taking place on Saturday 12th December – a chance to get merry with all your hockey team and mingle with the rest of the club.

Teams will be organising meals together out and about town before hand, and then everyone’s congregating at the Oxford Retreat, Hythe Bridge Street, at 8.30pm, where we have a separate room booked. It’s just £3 entry on the door, and all profits from this year’s bash will be going to the Hockey for Heroes fundraiser (see for more info) – a great cause, and a great night to be had by all!

OHC Christmas bash poster

OHC Cocktail and Race Night!

Buy your ticket now for the inaugural OHC cocktail and race night! This is a new event for OHC, and promises a fun evening of horse racing on video interspersed with cocktails and drinks. Own a horse or bet on races in competition with your fellow club members and guests and see who can rack up the most wins. We have a well known sports commentator comparing the evening…

When: Saturday 1st March

Where: Mortimer Hall, Marston, OX3 0PH

Start time: 7pm for 7.30pm start

Drinks: There will be four alcoholic and non-alcoholic cocktails available (the first two you get with your entrance ticket), beer, wine, soft drinks and a keg of real ale. Drinks will be available between 7pm and 11pm.

Food: There will be nibbles available around the hall.

Tickets: Tickets can be purchased from your captains/social secs. There is limited availability so buy them early so not to miss out. There is no guarantee that tickets will be for sale on the door. Tickets will cost £10 and gets you two cocktails.

Dress code: Appropriate racing attire.

If you have any questions about the night then please contact Matt McKeown ( or John Dykes (

Dinner dance tickets on sale now!

Tickets are now on sale for the end-of-season dinner and dance, being held on Saturday 29th March at Brookes Sports Centre from 7pm. Not to be missed, this is the biggest event of the OHC social calendar and will be a great celebration of the 2013/14 season. There’ll be a delicious 3-course meal followed by awards and some outrageous dancing – OHC style!

Tickets cost £33 and the deadline for payment is Saturday 15th March. You can fill out your details and menu choices using the google form here. Alternatively, you can download a paper copy and hand it in to your captain or Tara Mills. Please note: if you are under 18 then you must fill out the paper version and get parental consent.

OHC End of Season Dinner/Dance

Prepare your team for the OHC Quiz!

It’s time to get your brains in gear (or to sweet talk a clever team mate) – the OHC Quiz is back on Saturday 1st Feb at the East Oxford community centre off Cowley Road. Brush up on your geography, perhaps revise some 18th century literature. Definitely get up-to-date on the latest celebrity gossip. Arrive from 7pm, tickets can be bought on the door (£5) – everyone’s welcome!

OHC Quiz

Buy your Christmas party tickets now!

OHC Christmas party: Saturday 14th December, upstairs at the Cape of Good Hope from 8pm.

This year the wonderful OHC Christmas Party returns to the Cape of Good Hope! There will be music, there will be a crackin’ buffet, there will be an excellent array of festive-wear from Primarni on display, there will be awkward kisses under the mistletoe, OH HO HO it’s going to be great!

Tickets cost ten of your finest British pounds, and your captains and trusty social secs will be selling these in advance. There will be drink rewards for the most tickets sold in a team, so roll up roll up and get yours asap!!

Members, honorary members and extended hockey family all welcome.

Love Sarah and Tara xxx

P.S. And a date for your new 2014 diaries – not to be missed – the annual OHC dinner dance: Saturday 29th March

Pub of the Month is back!

You’ve been waiting all summer and now it’s finally here – the shiny new instalment of Pub of the Month!

When? Saturday 14th September, 8pm
Where? The Victoria Pub (Walton Street, Jericho)

So play hard on Saturday in the safe knowledge that you can refuel with a pint or 5 later in the evening. Guaranteed free drinks for anyone who scores a hat-trick!*

*this is not a guarantee, in fact some might say it’s a complete fabrication…. Come along and find out!