There are quite a number of community choirs in Oxford - lots of whom have a folk element to their repertoire, although some more than others! We've included more detail (linked from the menu on the right) on the choirs that draw more heavily from the folk repertoire, but have listed a more diverse range of community groups below.
Rising Voices - The official choir of Folk Weekend: Oxford; Rising Voices are an a capella group who sing a variety of songs, most of which are from the folk and world music repertoire (although they do throw in the occasional pop song!). For more information see the Rising Voices page.
Joined up Singing - A community choir learning songs by ear, all sung unaccompanied. For more information see the Joined up Singing page.
Sounds Fun - The Oxford Community Choir. They sing all types of songs from all over the world. For more information see the Sounds Fun page.
Sea Green Singers - A group who sing to change the world! For more information visit the Sea Green Singers page.
Oxford City Singers - A choir based in the heart of Oxford City. No auditions necessary and they sing all different types of music. Visit their website: http://www.oxfordcitysingers.com/home.php
East Oxford Community Choir - A group of singers of all standards, who sing a variety of works which mostly include larger scale choral pieces. Visit their website: http://www.eastoxfordcommunitychoir.co.uk/
Oxford Gospel Choir - Exactly what the name suggests! Visit their website: http://www.oxfordgospelchoir.co.uk/
Headington Singers - A community choir singing the great choral classics. Visit their website: http://www.headingtonsingers.org.uk/
OxfordShir Community Choir - Shir is the Hebrew word for song. OxfordShir welcomes members from any backgrounds and their repertoire includes Hebrew and Yiddish melodies, traditional folk songs and specially arranged music. Visit the OxfordShir website.
Afropean Choir - This multi-ethnic choir aims to form a bridge between the Western and African worlds. Visit their website: http://www.afropeanchoir.co.uk/
Blackbird Leys Choir - A mixed voice choir of amateur singers, singing classical pieces. Visit their website: http://www.blackbirdleyschoir.org/
Vox Steady - A rock, pop, soul and jazz choir. Visit their website: http://www.voxsteady.com/