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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

5 hours ago

The Oast

We would like to say a huge thank you to Adrian Darr, a local Rainham resident and a regular at the Prince of Ales. Adrian attended last year’s The Oast Midsummer Beer Festival where he saw first hand the challenges we face with restoring the Oast and he has offered his help with fundraising.

Adrian is going to run the Brighton Marathon this spring and help raise funds for our history exhibiton appeal. As a member of local running group rRebel Runners - Medway Adrian has run half Marathons before but this will be his first full Marathon .

The commitment and training required to run a marathon is huge and we are extremely grateful Adrian will be running for our community centre. His efforts will make a real difference to our local community and help to bring the exhibition vision to life.

If you feel able, please do donate towards Adrian’s challenge, by making a donation on our Gofundme page.

www.gofundme.com/the-oast-telling-our-story

We are so grateful to Adrian for all his support and will keep you posted with his progress. When he picks up his race number we will put it online so if you’re going up to watch the marathon you can cheer him on for us.

If you have any ideas for fundraising for the Oast or would be willing to take on a challenge on our behalf , please do get in touch: fundraising@oastcentre.org
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We would like to say a huge thank you to Adrian Darr, a local Rainham resident and a regular at the Prince of Ales. Adrian attended last year’s The Oast Midsummer Beer Festival where he saw first hand the challenges we face with restoring the Oast and he has offered his help with fundraising. 

Adrian  is going to run the Brighton Marathon this spring and help raise funds for our history exhibiton appeal. As a member of local running group rRebel Runners - Medway Adrian has run half Marathons before but this will be his first full Marathon . 

The commitment and training required to run a marathon is huge and we are extremely grateful Adrian will be running for our community centre. His efforts will make a real difference to our local community and help to bring the exhibition vision to life.

If you feel able, please do donate towards Adrian’s challenge, by making a donation on our Gofundme page. 

https://www.gofundme.com/the-oast-telling-our-story

We are so grateful to Adrian for all his support and will keep you posted with his progress. When he picks up his race number we will put it online so if you’re going up to watch the marathon you can cheer him on for us. 

If you have any ideas for fundraising for the Oast or would be willing to take on a challenge on our behalf , please do get in touch: fundraising@oastcentre.org

 

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Hi, thanks for the lovely post supporting Adrian, just to let you know the go fund me link does not seem to be working.

Thank you. This is amazing!

Good luck Adrian!

6 hours ago

The Oast

Come along and enjoy The Love Family gig in the bar. Funds raised will go towards the ongoing renovation of The Oast.
Careful Now PromotionsHere's my poster design for the forthcoming Rainbow Reservoir/ The Love Family gig at The Oast, brought to you by Careful Now Promotions. It promises to be a great evening. Please feel free to 'share' or 'save' and print copies of the poster to display wherever you feel like. Thank you. Enjoy!
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Come along and enjoy The Love Family gig in the bar. Funds raised will go towards the ongoing renovation of The Oast.
Careful Now Promotions

9 hours ago

The Oast

Plenty of tickets still available! Pop us a message or email at bookings@oastcentre.org to get yours now! Just £5 in advance or £8 on the door!

Free glow sticks for everyone!

Dress up optional but very encouraged!!

80's Night at The Oast, Rainham - 5th April 2019April 5, 2019, 7:30pmThe Oast80's Night at The Oast, Granary Close, Rainham - Music by SouthSound Disco including our 80's Setup & Props. Friday 5th April. 7:30pm til midnight For Tickets Please Message The Oast Facebook page (Listed Below) or email bookings@oastcentre.org Tickets are £5 in advance or £8 on the door!! Free glow stick on arrival 😎😎 Dress up is optional!! Cash only bar
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80s Night at The Oast, Rainham - 5th April 2019

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