We are pleased to announce our

Brain Dancing Festival 2016

a variety of fun events leading to World Autism Awareness Day


What’s on & how to get involved


GEEK Chic mufti day

Organise your own Geek Chic mufti day!  Bring out your inner Geek in a celebration of everybody’s geekiness and quirks! From stereotypical specs & jumpers, and bookworms; to superheroes, gaming, Harry Potter and everything Big Bang Theory!
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NOTE TO SCHOOLS:  You may wish to run a normal non school uniform day, at the end of term, in support of Autism Family Support Oxfordshire.

Get into Gear Challenge

A competition for 11-18 year olds, with a diagnosis on the autism spectrum, to WIN a mountain bike!
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NOTE TO SCHOOLS:  Your students could WIN! Please support your students to enter the competition and teachers may be the responsible adult.  All entrants must be aged 11-18 and have a diagnosis on the autism spectrum.

Brain Dancing Art Exhibition

We are pleased to invite you to our very own art exhibition at The North Wall art gallery in Oxford, showcasing local artists with autism and family members.  You are invited to the Private View on Weds 23 March, 6:30pm-8:30pm  or visit the exhibition any time while its open from  22 March to 2 April 2016.

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 …..……………. and then …………………

« « World Autism Awareness Day » »

Saturday 2 April 2016
Bonn Square, Oxford town centre
(opposite the Westgate Centre)

Buskers WANTED! From 10am – 4pm

Musicians and signers required!  Come and play or sing, to entertain and raise funds for our work! We will have a power supply, amplifier, one microphone, and gazebo in case of rain. Contact us to book your slot.

Drumming workshops 12pm – 2pm

Drop in any time during 12pm—2pm and join in the African drumming!  Easy going and fun for all children and adults.  (children and adults who need support must be accompanied by a parent/carer)

Flash mob!! 12:45pm

Participants WANTED! Join in or simply watch our simple and cheerful dance to Uptown Funk!

The dance has been choreographed by Tanya’s School of Dance (TSOD) based in Thame – huge thanks to Kerry Williams and her dancers! The TSOD dance troupe will lead the flash mob ….. so everyone else can simply copy and follow!

Learn the moves!
Click HERE  to view the flash mob VIDEO ….. and get dancing!

Tin Shaking 9am – 4pm

Volunteers required to tin shake, collecting funds for our much needed work!  Contact us and let us know the times you can help.

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Join in with any of the above events!
Please complete our simple online form:



For any other enquiries emailevents@afso.org.uk

 We hope you can join us and look forward to hearing from you … and your friends, family, and colleagues!

From befrienders to youth club workers and occasional helpers at events, Autism Family Support Oxfordshire relies on people like you giving their time.