Local Oxfordshire talks – September 2016

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

7th – Otmoor – Christopher Lowe “Islip inns”. Islip Village Hall, 8:00pm.

8th – Wootton & Dry Sandford – Mark Davies “Daniel Harris – Oxford Castle’s Gaoler Extraordinaire”. Wootton Community Centre, 7:30pm.

10th – Stanford in the Vale – Julie Ann Godson “The Water Gypsy: how a Thames fishergirl became a viscountess”. Small Village Hall, 7:45pm.

12th – Goring Gap – Garry Alder “St Thomas’ Church, Goring”. Goring Village Hall, 8:00pm.

13th – Thame – Sally Botwright “The History of the City of London”. Church Barns, Church Road, 7:30pm.

14th – Deddington – Barrie Trinder “Industry in Banbury 1700-1960, an Overview”. Windmill Centre, Hempton Road, 7:30pm.

14th – Wallingford – Hilary Green “Surviving the Death Railway – the Missing Story”. St Mary’s Church, 8:00pm.

15th – Abingdon – AGM and Robert Evans “Tales from God’s Acre: Some Sunningwell Lives”. Northcourt Centre, Northcourt Road, 7:45 pm.

15th – Sibfords – Gillian White “Robert Dudley, Queen Elizabeth and the Kenilworth Entertainment”. Sibford Gower village hall, 8:00pm.

15th – Wychwoods – Tony Hadland “From Trevithick to Barnes Wallis: Engineering in the Family ”. Milton under Wychwood Village Hall, 7:30pm.

17th – Longworth – A walk around Witney led by Witney Historical Society members. 10:00am.

19th – Adderbury – Martin Bloxsom “The Importance of Local Railways in WW1”. Methodist Chapel School Room, Chapel Lane, 7:30pm.

19th – Bicester – AGM followed by Rowena Archer “Mediaeval Women”. Clifton Centre, Ashdene Road, 7:30pm.

19th – Kennington – Martin Buckland “The Wilts and Berks Canal: Past, Present and Future”. Methodist Church, Upper Road, 7:45pm.

21st – Thame – Outing to Stoke Bruerne Canal and Museum with a short cruise, and Canons Ashby (NT).

21st – Vale of White Horse Industrial Archaeology Group – Simon Wenham “Salter’s Steamers”. Denchworth Village Hall, 7:30pm.

26th – Oxfordshire Family History Society – Emma Walsh “The Joys and Trials of Having Non-conformist Relatives”. Exeter Hall, Oxford Road, Kidlington, 8:00pm.

27th – Enstone – John Boardman “Alexander the Great and his lasting influence”. Venue tbc, 7:30pm.

27th – Sutton Courtenay – Timothy Walker “The Oxford Botanic Garden: the last 393 years”. Village hall, 7:30pm.

28th – Dorchester – Jane Thick “Art through the eyes of the Historian: pictures as historical evidence”. Village Hall, 7:30pm.

29th – Aston – Allan Ledger “A Spencer Love Affair”. Fellowship Centre, Cote Road, 7:30pm.

30th – Benson – Lynda Warren “Sugar & Spice (The Spice Trail)”. Parish Hall, 7:30pm.