Outdoor ping pong tables in Oxford

Peter Waterfield at Ping in the City The month-long festival was launched by Olympic diver Pete Waterfield

Outdoor locations around Oxford are hosting table tennis tables as part of a month-long ping pong festival.

Thirteen tables can be used for free at places including the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford Castle, the train station and various parks.

The Ping in the City festival aims to improve participation in sport and volunteering.

Ash Merry of organisers Oxford Community Foundation said ping pong was "such a fun thing to get involved in".

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Oxford



7 °C 1 °C


  • A very clever little girlBrain gain

    Why are people getting better at intelligence tests?

  • BeefaloBeefalo hunt

    The hybrid animal causing havoc in the Grand Canyon

  • A British Rail signBringing back BR

    Would it be realistic to renationalise the railways?

  • Banksy image of girl letting go of heart-shaped balloonFrom the heart

    Fergal Keane on the relationship between love and politics

  • Don Roberto Placa Quiet Don

    The world's worst interview - with one of the loneliest men on Earth

Try our new site and tell us what you think. Learn more
Take me there

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.