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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Teenage and Young Adult (TYA) Cancer Services

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We run regular social events and activities both in and out of hospital.

These range from pampering evenings and craft sessions to trips to the theatre, bowling, theme parks, meals out and more!

We are also involved in annual events such as the 'Find Your Sense of Tumour' conference, Ellen MacArthur Sailing Trips and the Teenage Cancer Trust Royal Albert Hall Concerts.

If you have any ideas for future events, or want to be added to our distribution list to keep in the loop with things that are going on, please do get in contact with Ruth East.

Events 2017

Updated 16 October 2017

TYA Cinema ClubFilm reel logo

Monthly cinema club where we will meet up to watch the latest release for that month.

Open for all young people in the Thames Valley - you could bring a friend.


Find Your Sense of Tumour Over 18s Conference

24 - 26 November 2017
St Georges Park, Burton on Trent

TYA Peer Support Sessions

Autumn / Winter workshops for young people who would like to get together over food to explore areas of wellbeing.

  • Tuesday 14 November 2017 6.00 - 8.00pm
  • Thursday 18 January 2018 6.00 - 8.00pm

TYA Rooms, Level 1 Oncology, Churchill Hospital

TYA Peer Support Sessions flyer (pdf, 751 KB)

For further information please contact Ruth East.

Past events

Patient Panel

Saturday 9 September 2017 - Patient Panel 9.9.2017 notes (pdf, 344 KB)

Special Summer Outdoor Screening - Jurassic Park

Wednesday 23 August 2017
Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford

Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust U18s, Isle of Wight

14 - 17 August 2017

Punting and Picnic

Thursday 27 July 2017

Find Your Sense of Tumour Under 18s Conference

30 June - 2 July 2017

Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust Over 18s, Isle of Wight

19 - 22 June 2017

Theatre Trip - Sister Act

Saturday 20 May 2017 2.30pm
New Theatre, George St, Oxford

Lush event for 16-25s

Wednesday 5 April 1.00pm - 4.00pm
Maggie's Centre, Churchill Hospital

Pet Shop Boys, Johnny Marr and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Sunday 2 and Monday 3 April
Royal Albert Hall

Look Good, Feel Better

Wednesday 15 March 1.00pm - 4.00pm
Maggie's Centre, Churchill Hospital

Escape the Room - City Mazes and Frankie & Benny's

Tuesday 21 February
Ozone Leisure Park, Oxford

TYA Christmas Meal for 16-24s

Thursday 1 December 2016

Teenage Cancer Trust Find Your Sense of Tumour 18+ Conference 2016

Friday 11 - Sunday 13 November 2016
St Georges Park, Burton on Trent

The Race Hut

Friday 14 October 2016

A heart-pumping adrenaline rush at a specifically-designed venue built to allow all drivers of all abilities to enjoy the thrill of racing in a professional and safe environment.