Local Oxfordshire talks – February 2015

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

5th – City of Oxford Society of Model Engineers – Donald Gray “The Restoration of Wheatley Mill”. COSME Club House, Cutteslowe Park, Oxford, 8:00pm.

5th– Eynsham – Steve Lord “Bonnie Prince Charlie”. Church Hall, Thames Street, 7:30pm.

9th – Chipping Norton – Simon Wenham “The History of Salters Steamers in Oxford”. Methodist Church, West Street, 7:30pm.

9th – Goring & Streatley – Tony Hadland “The History of the Bicycle”. Goring Village Hall, 2:30pm.

9th – Radley – Members’ interests. School Hall, 7:30pm.

10th – Marcham – Tim Healey “Sex, Drink & Death in 17th Century Oxfordshire”. Marcham church, 7:45pm.

12th – Banbury – David Stuttard “The Romans Who Shaped Britain”. Banbury Museum, Spiceball Park Road, 7:30pm.

12th – Didcot – Martin Way “The Agincourt Archer”. Northbourne Centre, Church Street, 7:30pm.

12th – Wootton & Dry Sandford –  Michael Bartlett “Motoring and Transport in the Forties”. Community Centre, Lamborough Hill, Wootton, 7.30pm.

13th – Charlbury – Martin Greenwood “The Role of the Country Carrier”. Memorial Hall, Browns Lane, 8:00pm.

16th – Adderbury – Valerie Burton “Witney Blankets”. Methodist Chapel, Chapel Lane, 7:30pm.

16th – Bicester – Pat Snelson “Bricks & Building Materials in Bicester’s Buildings”. Clifton Centre, Ashdene Road, 7:30pm.

16th – Enstone – Evening of poetry, prose and music with the theme of the history of courtship. Buffet dinner to be included. Venue tbc (contact 01608 677246, carolawt@gmail.com), 7:30pm.

17th – Clanfield & Bampton – Bill King “The River Thames at War”. Carter Institute, Clanfield, 7:30pm.

17th – Cowley – Roger Gelder and George Ross “The Search for Oxford’s Medieval Wall”. Temple Cowley United Reformed Church, Temple Road, 8:00pm.

17th – Iffley – Alastair Lack “Oxford in The Civil War”. Church Hall, Church Way, 7:30pm.

18th – Bloxham – Shaun Morley “The Oxfordshire Swing Riots of 1830”. Jubilee Hall, off Brickle Lane, 7:30pm.

19th – Abingdon – Mark Cornwall “Traitors and Treason in the Great War”. Northcourt Centre, Northcourt Road, 7:45 pm.

19th– Eynsham – Graham  Bannell “Personal  Perspectives  on the Revitalisation of Older Buildings”. Church Hall, Thames Street, 7:30pm.

20th– Finstock – Andrew Sargent “The Prehistory of the Upper Thames”. Village Hall, 8:00 pm.

23rd – Oxfordshire Family History Society – Tony Hadland “From Trevithick to Barnes Wallis: Tracing a Family of Cornish Engineers, from Camborne to Brooklands, via the Sewers of London”. Exeter Hall, Oxford Road, Kidlington, 8:00pm.

24th – Hanney – Caroline Jackson “Found in an Oxfordshire Manor House, the Diaries of General Primrose 1819-1892”. War Memorial Hall, East Hanney, 8:00pm.

24th – Kidlington – Alastair Lack “A Light Hearted Look at the History of Oxford University”. St John Ambulance Hall, High Street, 7:50pm.

25th – Dorchester – Kemble Croft “All the World’s a Stage: the History of our Theatres from Shakespeare’s Stratford to West End Musicals”. Village Hall, 7:30pm.

26th – Aston – Dan Spencer “Metal Detecting in Aston”. Fellowship Centre, Cote Road, 7:30pm.

26th – Appleton with Eaton – Julie Ann Godson “The Water Gypsy: How a Thames Fishergirl Became a Viscountess”. Community Hall, 2:00pm. TBC.