Local Oxfordshire talks – April 2015

Information provided by the OLHA (www.olha.org.uk)

9th – Didcot – Speaker tbc “Herbs in Medicine”. Northbourne Centre, Church Street, 7:30pm.

10th – Mark Davies “Oxford’s Historic Waterways – from Legend to Leisure”. Memorial Hall, Browns Lane, 8:00pm.

12th – Steeple Aston – David Boswell “Important Oxfordshire Churches”. Village Hall, Fir Lane, 4:00pm.

13th – Chipping Norton – Liz Woolley “How the Coming of the Railway Changed Oxford”. Methodist Church, West Street, 7:30pm.

13th – Goring & Streatley – Simon Draper “Recent Findings About the History of Newington”. Goring Village Hall, 8:00pm.

13th – Radley – Jessica Feinstein “Building your Family Tree: Pleasures and Pitfalls”. School Hall, 7:30pm.

14th – Marcham – Peter Barker “The Otmoor Year”. Marcham church, 7:45pm.

15th – Bloxham – Bill King “On Two Wheels: the Fascinating Story of the Bicycle”. Jubilee Hall, off Brickle Lane, 7:30pm.

15th – Littlemore – Speakers from the Garsington Local History Group “Artistic and Historical Lives at Garsington Manor”. Littlemore Community Centre, Giles Road, 7:00 for 7:30pm.

16th – Abingdon – David Beasley “The History of Howbery Park and its Connection with Jethro Tull”. Northcourt Centre, Northcourt Road, 7:45 pm.

16th – Eynsham – Martin Harris and Pamela Richards “Thirty Years of the Eynsham Record (includes AGM and refreshments). Church Hall, Thames Street, 7:30pm.

16th– Sibfords – David Beaumont “Edge Hill and Beyond”. Village Hall, Sibford Gower, 8:00pm.

16th – Whitchurch & Goring Heath – Elizabeth Hazeldine “The wilful murder of Kate Laura Dungey in Henley on Thames, 1893”. Whitchurch Village Hall, 8:00pm.

17th– Finstock – Tony Cooper “The Wychwood Census”. Village Hall, 8:00 pm.

19th – Wychwoods – Tony Hadland “The History of the Bicycle and Raleigh”. Shipton-under-Wychwood Village Hall, 7:30pm.

20th – Adderbury – Barry Davis “History of the Bells and Bell Ringing in Adderbury”. Methodist Chapel, Chapel Lane, 7:30pm.

20th – Bicester – Rowena Archer “Travelling in the Middle Ages. Clifton Centre, Ashdene Road, 7:30pm.

20th – Kennington – Chris Butterfield “Oxford Bus Museum”. Methodist Church, Upper Road, 7:45pm.

21st – Clanfield & Bampton – Paddy Walsh “The Indian Mutiny of 1857”. Carter Institute, Clanfield, 7:30pm.

21st – Cowley – Liz Woolley “Children and War: Experiences of the Second World War in Oxfordshire”. Temple Cowley United Reformed Church, Temple Road, 8:00pm.

21st – Iffley – Vivien Greene Memorial Lecture: Kate Tiller “Remembrance and Community – War Memorials and Local History”. Church Hall, Church Way, 7:30pm.

22nd – Dorchester –Nick Dudley “The History of Surgery”. Village Hall, 7:30pm.

27th – Oxfordshire Family History Society – Mark Stevens “Fair Mile Revealed: the Victorian Asylum”. Exeter Hall, Oxford Road, Kidlington, 8:00pm.

28th – Hanney – Stephen Barker “Oxfordshire on the Home Front 1914-18”. War Memorial Hall, East Hanney, 8:00pm.

28th – Kidlington – Martin Greenwood “Charles’ Painted Ladies”. St John Ambulance Hall, High Street, 7:50pm.

30th – Aston – AGM followed by Andrew Long & Martin Bowley “Cote Road and North Street”. Fellowship Centre, Cote Road, 7:30pm.