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The Oast

The iconic Oast building in central Rainham has overlooked Rainham station for the last hundred years. It is now a thriving community centre run by a dedicated team of volunteers and used by many local community groups and clubs including sports, heath, spirituality and gaming.

The Community Centre is run solely by the Rainham & Wigmore Community Association. They rely on the community centre income, kind donations and volunteers for it’s day-to-day operation. The centre is not funded by Medway Council or any commercial business.

Rooms For Hire!

The Oast is open to bookings for short and long-term hire with morning, afternoon and evening sessions available. Whether you have a group that needs a new home or require a venue for a birthday party, the Oast has you covered. The Oast can cater for: Community Groups, Clubs, Events, Meetings, Kids parties and etc. Contact us now!

Latest News

17 hours ago

The Oast

The oast spiritualist group will be meeting again tonight in our Wakeley hall, ground floor and disabled friendly. Open to all! Just £3.50 per person on the door.

Tea and coffee served before and after each service.

Come along. Lovely welcoming group 😍
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The oast spiritualist group will be meeting again tonight in our Wakeley hall, ground floor and disabled friendly. Open to all! Just £3.50 per person on the door. 

Tea and coffee served before and after each service.

Come along. Lovely welcoming group 😍

17 hours ago

The Oast

Lots of props being made by our awesome DJ ready for our DISCO!

Not too late to get your tickets!

£5 in advance or £8 on the door.

Just pop us a message now 🎉🎉

SouthSound Disco Kent
Another prop completed for our 80s themed parties - a Sony Walkman complete with headphones. Our thanks to the prop building expert (Jedi Master) that is https://www.facebook.com/J-Raggett-Art-Design-198961870134698/ for making the headphones as they needed to be tough. #southsounddisco #kent #partyprops #80sParty #welovethe80s #themedparties #retro
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23 hours ago

There is a special guest at the Oast Community Choir this coming Tuesday. Open to all, held in the Willow Room. Lucky Moyo is an internationally famous musician and singer; not to be missed. ... See MoreSee Less

Run a community group or club, or want to start one? Arrange a tour and discuss your requirements, Contact us now!

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