Local Oxfordshire talks – March 2015

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

12th – Banbury – Stephen Wass “A Way with Water: Water Resources and the Life of an Eighteenth Century Park, Farnborough Hall, Warwickshire”. Banbury Museum, Spiceball Park Road, 7:30pm.

12th – Didcot – Eugene Coyle “The Civil War in Oxfordshire”. Northbourne Centre, Church Street, 7:30pm.

12th – Wootton & Dry Sandford –  Mark Davies “Alice in Wonderland: Oxford ‘Alice’ and the pre-Raphaelites”. Community Centre, Lamborough Hill, Wootton, 7.30pm.

13th – Charlbury – Conrad Keating “Great Medical Discoveries: 800 Years of Oxford Innovation”. Memorial Hall, Browns Lane, 8:00pm.

16th – Bicester – Chris Day “A History of the English Parish”. Clifton Centre, Ashdene Road, 7:30pm.

16th – Kennington – Liz Woolley “Children’s Experiences of the Second World War in Oxfordshire”. Methodist Church, Upper Road, 7:45pm.

17th – Adderbury – Deborah Hayter “Ridge and Furrow’ – What’s it All About?” Methodist Chapel, Chapel Lane, 7:30pm.

17th – Cowley – Edward Dixon “Women on the Home Front”. Temple Cowley United Reformed Church, Temple Road, 8:00pm.

17th – Iffley – Christine Gadsby “Blenheim – Battle for Europe”. Church Hall, Church Way, 7:30pm.

18th – Bloxham – Katherine Bradley “Votes for Women: the History of the Women’s Suffrage Movement in Oxfordshire, 1870-1918”. Jubilee Hall, off Brickle Lane, 7:30pm.

18th – Clanfield & Bampton – Alastair Lack “Oxfordshire Country Houses”. Bampton Village Hall., 7:30pm.

18th – Littlemore – John Stewart “Shell Shock in WWI Oxford”. Littlemore Community Centre, Giles Road, 7:00 for 7:30pm.

19th – Abingdon – Maureen Mellor “Pots and Food: Do Medieval Pottery Studies Add to the Enjoyment of Eating and Drinking?” Northcourt Centre, Northcourt Road, 7:45 pm.

19th – Eynsham – Steve Parrinder “The Stones of Eynsham Abbey”. Church Hall, Thames Street, 7:30pm.

19th – Sibfords – AGM followed by Chris Mason “Swift Stories”. Village Hall, Sibford Gower, 8:00pm.

19th– Wychwoods – Bob Harris “The Early Life of Lord Nuffield”. Milton-under-Wychwood Village Hall, 7:30pm.

20th – Finstock – Stephen Barker “Oxfordshire – the Home Front 1914 – 1918”. Village Hall, 8:00 pm.

23rd – Oxfordshire Family History Society – Anthony Adolph “Joining the Dots and Bringing it all Together – Connecting up Normal Genealogical Research, Origins of Surnames, and DNA”. Exeter Hall, Oxford Road, Kidlington, 8:00pm.

24th – Enstone – Victoria Huxley “Jane Austen’s Local Connections and the Lives of Regency Women”. Venue tbc (contact 01608 677246, carolawt@gmail.com), 7:30pm.

24th – Hanney – Malcolm Graham “Victorian North Oxford – Suburban Paradise or Leafy Sobriety?”. War Memorial Hall, East Hanney, 8:00pm.

24th – Sutton Courtenay – Simon Wenham “The History of Salters Steamers.” The Village Hall, 7:30pm.

25th – Dorchester – Greg Stores “Sleeping through the Ages: an Historical Account of Human Sleep”. Village Hall, 7:30pm.

26th – Aston – Moira Byast “Taste the Past”. Fellowship Centre, Cote Road, 7:30pm.

31st – Kidlington – Brian Lowe “Odder Oxford”. St John Ambulance Hall, High Street, 7:50pm.