Help us maintain, restore & preserve this remarkable barge in its historical setting on the River Thames at Oxford.

St John's Barge Oxford
St John's Barge Oxford

St John's Barge Introduction

Built in 1891, St. John’s Barge is one of the very few survivors of the many traditional College barges which, for more than a century, lined the Thames at Oxford. Originally used as the bases for College rowing clubs, each had its own character and architectural style, and together they formed a splendid spectacle, particularly during Summer Eights week when, with flags flying and crowded with visitors, they were ablaze with colour and activity.

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Essential Restoration

Essential restoration has taken place on the barge in the summer. Thank you to all our loyal...

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St. John's Barge appoints two new Directors

St. John’s Barge is delighted to announce it has recently welcomed two new Directors onto...

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St John’s Friends of the Fifties Lunch at Sandford on 13th July 2014

For many years a group of St John’s friends from the 1950’s have met every November for...

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St. John's Barge AGM – 20th September 2014

The next AGM for supporters and members will take place on board the...

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