Activities & Groups

Thame Barns Centre makes an ideal venue for many groups and activities, please take a look at those listed below.

Most classes run independently, if you could like to come along to one please contact the tutor.

50’s Plus Pilates Workout

Come along and join my lunchtime class!

This Pilates class is suitable for those with joint pain, back pain, mobility and balance issues.  It will help with your core strength, flexibility and general body awareness.

Monday’s from 12noon to 1pm

Contact: Lee Caulfield 07789 742130



Art Group

Come along and join a friendly group of mixed ages and abilities.

A non-tutored evening and you are free to do whatever you wish in a very relaxed and friendly  atmosphere.

Mondays from 7pm to 9pm

Contact: Trish 01844 212 225

Bilingua Babies

First session free!

Foreign Language Classes at Thame Barns Centre

For 0-4 year olds and parents/carers

On Tuesdays – Starting on 11th September 2018

French – 10am – 10:30

Spanish – 10:45 – 11:15

Come and join us on our linguistic adventure of introducing new languages through music, puppetry, storytelling, and sensory   activities to your little one whilst learning for yourself too!

All newcomers receive a free taster session

For more information visit :

To book a free taster email: [email protected]

Body Conditioning with Sandra

Total Body Conditioning

No need to book, just turn up, so see you there!

Class only £4.50

Mondays during term time at 9.30am

Contact: Sandra 07771 800 913 or look at Sandra’s website

Clockwork Music

It’s time to …….. learn to love music!


  •  Rock around the clock for Babies
  •  Tick Tock for 1-2 yr olds
  •  Clockmakers 1 for 2-3 yr olds
  •  Clockmakers 2 for 3-4 yr olds

Contact Karen on 07757011539 or email her: [email protected]

Counselling with Fiona

Fiona Baikie Counselling MBACP (Registered)

Offering one to one counselling to adults and teenagers through private practice. I can offer you a safe space to explore your feelings without judgement. I can help facilitate change in your life and enable you to uncover and resolve any troubling issues.

Phone: 07519 329 293

Email: [email protected]

Counselling with Maria

Alongside my work with Relate I run a private practice which offers confidential relationship counselling aimed to meet the needs of individuals, couples and families who need time and space to talk about their difficulties in a supportive, non-judgemental environment.


Contact:  Maria 07795026705 or visit Maria’s website

Counselling with Sam

Sam Bishop – Counselling Therapist – Offering both Individual and Relationship therapy

My personal approach is warm and encouraging. I am an empathic, caring counsellor who works with people who have a variety of issues and dilemmas. My initial focus is to develop a non judgmental and trusting relationship which will create an atmosphere where the client will feel comfortable which will encourage them to explore the issues that they currently face.

Contact: Sam  07553 302397  or  visit Sam’s Website


Counselling with Sarah

Worried about your child?

Sarah is a child and family mental wellbeing practitioner who can help your child feel better. She has experience working with children, their parents and carers coping with a range of emotional, social and behavioural issues that can contribute to your child feeling unhappy.

Please look at Sarah’s website SarahCanHelp

Call her on 07470 684 654

or email her on [email protected]




Counselling with Steve

Steve Rose – WellMind Coach for Men


Email:[email protected] or call 07732 852 683

Gracenotes and Semiquavers baby and toddler groups

Gracenotes for little ones who are not walking yet, Semiquavers for those who are. Two large and friendly group who meets on Thursday mornings at 10am during term time when mums and dads bring their babies and toddlers along for rhymes with actions and songs followed by fun playtime with coffee and a chat for parents.

Thursdays in term time at 10am.

Keep Fit for Seniors

Friendly groups that meet Monday during term time.

Ladies Keep Fit – 4.45pm to 5.45pm

Contact: Sylvia 01844 201197

Men’s Keep Fit – 5.45pm to 6.45pm

Contact: Stuart 01844 215822

KG Hypnobirthing

KGHypnobirthing is for all types of birth and I will help you every step of the way.

As the UKs leading hypobirthing method, Katharine Graves Hypnobirthing makes a difference to birth – for you and your baby. Simple, logical and profound your in-depth hypnobirth preparation course is designed to release fear & build confidence in birth so you can be truly calm; trusting your body, your Hypnobirthing skills, your instinct, and your baby.

KGHypnobirthing is for all types of birth and I will help you every step of the way.

Contact: Steph 07733103184 or visit


Maths and English Lessons

Maths and English Lessons on Tuesdays and Fridays in term time.

Kumon study aims to ensure that every child develops a love for learning. We offer maths and English programmes to help students of any age and ability to progress their skills and build key foundations for learning. Traditional maths and English tuition helps students progress, but Kumon goes one step further by helping each child develop self-learning skills, enabling them to tackle challenging work without reliance on a teacher.

Contact Susan: 01296 393 332 or look at the Kumon Website


National Childbirth Trust

Antenatal Courses

Antenatal Courses running throughout the year.

Contact: Joanne 020 8752 2435

Pole Attack

Monday Evenings

A fantastic way to keep fit and have fun on Monday evening.

For more information please look at the Pole Attack Website

Contact: Helen 07789 424 381

Self Defence Classes

Self protection can be learnt in a very short period of time, it is a worthwhile skill to learn and fully support will be given over the six weeks.

For details of the next course please look at JV Defence Website

Come along to the first lesson it’s absolutely free.

Tuesday evenings from 7pm to 8pm

Self Deference

Work shops and private lessons availble

J V Self Defence 3 hour work shop or personalised lessons

Terror alerts, violent attacks ,break always, kidnap scenarios, weapon attacks, hair pull, wrist grabs, arm grabs, punches, choke holds, head locks, bear hugs, kicks, shirt grabs, any age any fitness

Contact James to book your place 07546475147 or look at James website



Sing and Sign

Boost your baby's communication development

Boost your baby’s communication development and learn first sign with some gentle sensory activities, bonding moments and lots of music.

For more information please look at the Sing and Sign Website

Contact Janine 07789 902 336

Tea Dance – Fortnighly

Come and join us for a fun Wednesday afternoon between 2-4pm, every fortnight for sequence and ballroom dancing.

Relive the music and ambience of a bygone era in a friendly and relaxed surroundings.

Cost £4 each including tea, coffee and cake.

Dates for Spring 2018: 21st Feb, 7th March, 4th April, 18th April, 2nd May, 16th May, 30th May, 13th June, 27th June.

Thame Activity Day Service

The day service is held on Mondays and Tuesday for adults with learning difficulties

Contact Russ 07989 479 221

Thame Historical Society

A society catering for those interested in all aspects of Thame.

The meetings take place on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7.30pm

Contact: Maurice 01844 213449 or Rosalie 01844 213948

Thame Speakers Group

Welcome to Toastmasters

Come along to join this friendly group who meet twice a month from 8-10pm


For more details

The Yin Yang Class

A fusion of Yoga, HIIT and Body Weight Training.

STARTING TUESDAY 17th APRIL from 6.30pm to 7.30pm

We begin with Yoga Flows to warm up our bodies and come into the present moment.  Then we take up the intensity with HIIT rounds followed by Body Weight Training and finishing with a gentle Holistic Stretch.   This Class targets the whole body and mind to get you fit, fat burning and building a strong, toned body and a relaxed state of mind!

£7.00 per Class and existing Class Pass Holders can use their Class Pass.  Book Classes and buy Class Passes on-line at

Weight Watchers

Support and encouragement to help you lose those pounds.

Classes are on Tuesday mornings from 9.30am

Contact: Natalie 07891 521 951


Hatha Yoga with Sarah O'Hanlon

Whether you’re a beginner or have a regular yoga practice, this class will help restore good posture, build strength and stamina and help to increase your flexibility. Classes will flow, using the breath and movement to create a mindful practice in which you can progress at your own level with options tailored to your needs.

*Classes every Tuesday from 8-9pm during term time.  Drop in £10. Introduce a friend and have a free class yourself.

Contact Sarah O’Hanlon for more information on 07958 984232 or by email at [email protected]

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Yoga with Emma

Yoga has been universally recognised in helping with stresses and strains of the daily grind and modern-day life.  all are welcome on Tuesdays fro 5.45pm to 6.45pm and Wednesdays 5.30pm to 6.30pm.

Contact Emma Morgan 07709 428 629 or look at Emma’s Website


Yoga with Anita Watson

A Iyengar yoga class to improve strength and flexibility

Tuesday 11.30am -1.00pm and Thursday 7.30pm -9.00pm

Contact Anita Watson  07970527733 or look at Anita’s website


Yoga with Clare Binghan

Iyengar yoga classes on Wednesday evening from 8.00pm -9.30pm and Friday lunchtime from 12.30pm to 2.00pm

Beginners Iyengar Yoga – Friday from 9.30am to 11am

Contact Clare Bingham 07730307808

Zumba with Rachel

Combining dance styles from around the world and teaming them with body conditioning and core strengthening exercises to give you a whole body workout.

Open to all fitness levels and abilities.

Wednesdays 6.30pm to 7.30pm

Contact: Rachel Swift 07973 540 248 or look at Rachel’s Website

Zumba with Sandra

It’s a fun way to work out!

Mondays during term time from 10.20am

Contact: Sandra Brooks 07771 800 913  or look at Sandra’s Website

Get in Touch

Please contact us either by using the form below or by calling 01844 217308. You can also email us at: [email protected]