Rycotewood Association

About us and what we do

item1The association publishes a magazine each year which contains information about the college and items of news about members. Most popular is the address listing of members, both past and present.

A reunion dinner is held each year following the AGM. Please contact the honorary secretary or the college for date and venue.


Mission Statement

The Rycotewood Association exists to support and encourage contact between ex. students of both Rycotewood College and the Rycotewood Furniture Centre at Oxford and Cherwell Valley College. It fosters an exchange of information between ex. students, current students and staff of OCVC.

Members promote the benefits of the college to potential students, whilst the students and staff see membership o the association as a source of guidance and the provision of access to a database of contacts and experience.

Additional Information

We would like to hear from ex Rycotewood students to join the association and also others who support our ethics of skills training.

Click here to download the membership application form


Membership of the association is open to all students who have completed a course of study at the Rycotewood College (including Rycotewood Furniture Centre, Oxford OCVC). Associate members, who maintain an interest in the association but are ineligible to join as a full member, are also welcome although they have no voting powers at the annual general meeting.

Membership fees

These are due 1st October each year.

Members Merchandise

Ties: Wine coloured with the original college shield at £7 including P&P.
T-shirts: Pale grey with the original college shield and "Rycotewood" in black lettering on the breast pocket at £7 including P&P. (Only medium sizes currently available).

For more information please contact the Honorary Secretary, Stewart Sloan

Call us: 01844 290142
Email us:

Courses and Training

If you would like more information on furniture courses, please contact Chris Hyde via:

Phone: 01865 551557


Concessionary rate for College leaver - £7.00 pa
Subsequent years full UK membership - £10.00 pa
Overseas full membership - £12.50 pa
Associate membership - £7.00 pa