Oakhall Cafes


We love running these Oakhall Cafés.  Each event is unique but the informal style, the welcoming atmosphere, engaging conversation and good refreshments make each one memorable and meaningful…

What happens at an “Oakhall Café”?

Coffee & Conversation

The first thing you’ll notice as you approach is the smell of great coffee and the buzz of conversation… Tables fill the hall with flowers and refreshments. As with all Oakhall Church events, everyone is welcome and just takes a seat wherever they choose…

Sofas & Art

After a few minutes, someone from the main stage will welcome everyone and introduce the first interviewee who takes their seat in one of those comfy looking sofas, it is interspersed with music, film clips and other media throughout.

The whole programme lasts an hour and more coffee is served at the end…

Entertaining & Inspiring

We hope that all who come feel – as well as it being an entertaining hour – that it fuels further thought and conversation about some of those important big themes that we sometimes leave untouched in everyday conversation.

Our next café…

Oakhall Café with Simon Ward – 13 October 2019

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22 Oct. Oakhall Café with Martha Collison

Our next Oakhall Café is on: 22 October at 11am FEATURING: Martha Collison – Great British Bake Off quarter-finalist – Waitrose columnist – Author of books: Twist & Crave Welcome!  

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Oakhall Café – 14 May

Our next café  is on 22 October at 11am… With special guest, Martha Collison – Great British Bake Off quarter-finalist – Waitrose columnist – Author of Twist & Crave We’d love to see you there.  

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Oakhall Cafe – Real Lives – 5 February 2017

Our next Oakhall Cafe is on 5 February at 11am…   We have comedian and magician, John Archer, telling his story of faith.  

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“Imaginary God?” our next Oakhall Cafe, 11am Sunday July 3rd 2016

Our next Oakhall Cafe is on 3rd July at 11am, deStafford, Caterham… Woven between the interviews, coffee and conversation will be the theme, “Imaginary God?”  

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An Excellent Oakhall Cafe last week…

It was so good to have Josh Fortune with us here at Oakhall Church for our latest “Oakhall Cafe”. He shared his own story of a spiritual search played out against the backdrop of war… how he personally came to experience a transforming relationship with Jesus Christ. The talk is available online by clicking here – a […]

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Café with special guest Josh Fortune

After being forced to leave the Army through injury, Josh Fortune’s life is in a mess. Blaming God for his sufferings, he begins to fall away from his faith. Out of the blue Josh is offered a job working as a cameraman in Afghanistan. Seizing the chance to get real excitement and adventure, Josh takes […]

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Suffering – Why? – the theme of our next Oakhall Cafe

In a world marked with pain and suffering, is there any sense in believing in a God who is good and powerful? For many, this is a major objection to the Christian faith and at this next café, we are going to explore this big question together. With our usual Oakhall  Café style – including great coffee, conversation, […]

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Rock ‘n’ Roll & Redemption – Our Next Cafe

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Many Paths to God?

  Our next cafe with coffee, conversation and big themes is on the 22nd March, 11am. Welcome!

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“the Copper & the Con” – our next Oakhall Cafe – FREEDOM…

This next cafe brings together a policeman and an ex-prisoner… each has a massive story to tell. As usual, we’ll be enjoying great coffee and good conversations around our tables as well as listening to their gripping life-stories. “the Copper & the Con” – FREEDOM… We meet for this next Oakhall Cafe at 11am on […]

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Welcome to the Oakhall Easter Café – “Why did Jesus die?” – 30th March 11am

Our next Oakhall Café is approaching! With conversation, interviews, film and live music we will explore the theme, “Why did Jesus die?” Jesus’ death seems to be central to what Christians believe. We’ll be asking why is Jesus’ death so important to them? What do these “believers in Christ” think was the purpose of this death? […]

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