Local Oxfordshire talks – November 2015

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

November 2015

3rd – Henley – Gary Lock “Excavations at Marcham, Oxon – A big Roman and Iron Age Site”. Kings Arms Barns, Market Place, 7:45pm.

3rd – Hook Norton – Bill King “The Upper Thames Patrol”. Baptist Church Hall, Netting Street, 7:30pm.

4th – Otmoor – Tim Hallchurch “The Development of English Furniture since 1600”. Islip Village Hall, 8:00pm.

5th – Eynsham – Martin Flatman “JRRTolkien: The life of an Unusual Oxford Don”. St Leonard’s Church Hall, Thames Street, 7:30pm.

9th – Chipping Norton – Stephen Wass “William Castle – a Notable Banbury Eccentric and Morris Fool”. Methodist Room, West Street, 7:30pm.

9th – Goring & Streatley – Liz Woolley “The night-time haven of the wandering tribes: The common lodging house in Victorian England”. Goring Village Hall, 2:30pm.

9th – Radley – Stephen Barker “The City of Oxford during the Civil War 1642-46”. Primary School Hall, 7:30pm.

10th – Marcham – Rosemary Kitto “The Hush-Hush Factory in Tubney Woods”. Marcham church, 7:45pm.

10th – Sutton Courtenay – Ann Gould “The History of Abingdon”. Village Hall, 7:30pm.

12th – Banbury – Kate Tiller “The Great War at Home”, preceded by a short film about Banbury’s WW1 munitions factory. Banbury Museum, Spiceball Park Road, 7:00pm.

12th – Wootton & Dry Sandford – Clare Sargent “A History of Radley College”. Wootton Community Centre, 7:30pm.

16th – Adderbury – Michael Picker “Adderbury Song and Culture Revisited”. Methodist Chapel, Chapel Lane, 7:30pm.

16th – Bicester – John Leighfield “Putting Bicester on the Map: from Gough to Google”. Clifton Centre, Ashdene Road, 7:30pm.

16th – Kennington – David Holt “Vincent: His Life and Art”. Methodist Church, Upper Road, 7:45pm.

17th – Clanfield and Bampton – Andrew Sargent “The Observer Observed: the Photography of John Gay”. Carter Institute, Clanfield, 7:30pm.

17th – Iffley – Elizabeth Wells “Iffley’s Alice and her legacy”. Church Hall, Church Way, 7:30pm.

19th – Sibfords – Dr Richard Buckley “Richard III: The King under the Car Park”. Village Hall, Sibford Gower, 8:00pm.

19th – Whitchurch & Goring Heath – Clive Williams “Basildon revisited”. Goring Heath Parish Hall, 8:00pm.

23rd – Oxfordshire Family History Society – Tony Hadland “Papists at the Manor – The Yates and Throckmortons of the Vale of White Horse”. Exeter Hall, Oxford Road, Kidlington, 8:00pm.

24th – Enstone – Jeremy Burton “The Late Queen Mother’s Jewels”. Venue tbc (contact 01608 677246, carolawt@gmail.com), 7:30pm.

24th – Hanney – Liz Woolley “The Coming of the Railway to Oxford”. War Memorial Hall, 8:00pm.

24th– Kidlington – Bill Heine “A shark’s tale”. St John Ambulance Hall, High Street, 7:50pm.

25th – Dorchester – Jane MacDonald “Feasts and Feasting”. Village Hall, 7:30pm.