Wadham is committed to working closely with the local community and has an open doors policy welcoming visitors to explore the College and its gardens.
During term time members of the public are welcome to attend our weekly Evensong in Chapel at 6pm. Wadham also hosts a variety of speakers and public events are listed on the events page of our website. Each summer, Wadham welcomes the Oxford Shakespeare Company to the Fellows' Garden for their innovative and entertaining performances of Shakespeare plays. Events at Wadham's Holywell Music Room can be found via the Music Faculty website or the popular Oxford Coffee Concerts website.
Wadham students and staff support a number of charities, both locally and nationally, organising regular fund-raising events and activities.
Charities supported by Wadham College include:
Oxford Food Bank, Oxford Hub, Exeter College Vacation Project, Root & Branch, Oxford Nightline, Freedom from Torture, Emmaus Oxford, Pegasus Theatre, Samaritans, Creation Theatre, Books for Amnesty (London), Refugee Resource, Oxford Playhouse, Oxford Conservation Volunteers, Lake Street Playgroup, Lincoln College Vacation Project, South Oxford Adventure Playground, Emmaus, Helen and Douglas House, Blind Children UK, Homeless Pathways
See Saw, Oxfordshire Association for the Blind, Yellow Submarine, The Archway Foundation
Wadham works with the community in a variety of ways, from choosing local food suppliers to supporting local events and working closely with the Council on recycling initiatives.