Supporting anyone affected by the tragic death of a baby

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Useful Information

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Oxfordshire Sands memorials can be found in:

Banbury, Botley, Headington and Wolvercote cemeteries

and Hardwick Hill Crematorium, Banbury.


Remembrance Books

Our Oxfordshire Sands Remembrance Books are kept in the Sophie Moon room at the John Radcliffe hospital and the Horton hospital Chapel. Please email   for further information about this free service that we offer. All entries are hand written by scribes. The Remembrance Books are always available for viewing at our Annual Remembrance Service.

We also have our online remembrance book on this website.

Dates for your diary

Subscribing to our newsletter is the best way to keep updated with our events and news. We share information about our Annual Remembrance Service, held towards the end of the year and also any events running in June, which is Sands Awareness Month. A date for your diary is 15th October, which is internationally Babyloss Awareness Day.

3 core aims of Sands

  1. We support anyone affected by the tragic death of a baby. Bereavement support is at the core of everything we do.
  2. We work in partnership with health professionals to try to ensure that bereaved parents and families receive the best possible care.
  3. We promote and fund research that could help to reduce the loss of babies’ lives.


Next Group Meeting

Wednesday 5th September


at St Edburg’s C of E Primary School , Pioneer Way, Bicester .




We will be holding a Bottle Tombola at the Bloxham Steam Rally on Sunday 24th June for Sands Awareness Month. Baby death is still a taboo subject. At Sands- we want to change that. The Finding the Words campaign aims to help anyone sensitively start a conversation with someone whose baby has died. To help… Continue Reading

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