Local Oxfordshire talks – September 2015

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

1st – Hook Norton – Paul Sergant “Dinosaurs of Oxfordshire”. Baptist Church Hall, Netting Street, 7:30pm.

8th – Marcham – AGM and Jim Asher “Saving Butterflies”. Marcham church, 7:45pm.

10th – Wootton & Dry Sandford – Russell Cherry “A History of the Ridgeway”. Wootton Community Centre, 7:30pm.

14th – Chipping Norton – Mark Davies “Daniel Harris – Oxford Castle’s Gaoler Extraordinaire”. Methodist Room, West Street, 7:30pm.

14th – Radley – AGM followed by Tony Rogerson “The Oxford Dambusters”. School Hall, 7:30pm.

16th – Littlemore – Nick Millea “From Black Death to Breznev – Maps of Oxfordshire through the Ages”. Littlemore Community Centre, Giles Road, 7:00 for 7:30pm.

17th – Sibfords – Julie Ann Godson “The Water Gypsy: ow an 18th Century Oxfordshire Fishergirl became a Viscountess”. Village Hall, Sibford Gower, 8:00pm.

17th – Whitchurch & Goring Heath – Martin Buckland “The invisible brick revealed in the local area”. Goring Heath Parish Hall, 8:00pm.

17th– Wychwoods – Tim May “The Oxfordshire Yeomanry and Winston Churchill”. Milton-under-Wychwood Village Hall, 7:30pm.

17th – Sibfords – Julie Ann Godson “The Water Gypsy: How a Thames Fishergirl became a Viscountess”. Sibford Gower Village Hall, 8:00pm.

21st – Adderbury – Alan Thornton “The Cadbury Story: a film and talk on George Cadbury”. Methodist Chapel, Chapel Lane, 7:30pm.

21st – Bicester – Bill King “Archaeology in your Shed, Garage or Attic”. Clifton Centre, Ashdene Road, 7:30pm.

21st – Kennington – Robert Gasser “Film Making in Oxford”. Methodist Church, Upper Road, 7:45pm.

22nd – Enstone – Dominic Sandbrook “The Ten Top Events that have Shaped Britain since WW2”. Venue tbc (contact 01608 677246, carolawt@gmail.com), 7:30pm.

23rd – Dorchester – Shaun Morley “Emigration from Oxfordshire in the 19th Century”. Village Hall, 7:30pm.

24th – Aldworth – John Harper “Experiencing Worship in the Medieval Parish Church. Tickets £15 on the door, £10 in advance from christopherjpaterson@btinternet.com. All proceeds to the St Mary’s Fabric Fund.

28th – Oxfordshire Family History Society – Sarah Paterson “What Great Grandma did in the First World War: the Imperial War Museum’s Women’s Work Collection”. Exeter Hall, Oxford Road, Kidlington, 8:00pm.

29th – Kidlington – Tessa Boase “A housekeeper’s tale: The women who really ran the English country house”. St John Ambulance Hall, High Street, 7:50pm.