Programme

OUR PROGRAMME 2017-18

All our monthly meetings begin at 7.50pm for 8.00pm at Moorside Place OX5 2UZ (off The Moors, behind the Forge Garage)

Visitors are always welcome and need not be accompanied by a member.  The charge is £3.50 on the door (50p if under 26). 

2017

August 29th                          Rotten Votes and Secret Gold ­– The tale of Frank Grey MP of Shipton

                                                 Manor                 A talk by Martin Wainwright

 

September 26th                Miss Jemima’s Excellent Adventure – the tale of the first Thomas Cook

                                            Package tour 

                                                                                A talk by Valerie Offord

                                               

October 31st                       350 Years of Glasshouses at the Oxford Botanical Gardens

A talk by Timothy Walker

 

November 28th                 Oxford’s Medieval Jewish Quarter

A talk by Pam Manix

December 12th                  CHRISTMAS PARTY 7.30

19th Century Women Travellers & Explorers
                                 A talk by Katherine Bradley

 

2018

January 30th                        William Morris – designer, novelist & explorer

A talk by Peter Barrington

February 27th                    The Stench of Victorian Indecision

A talk by Tony Boughton

March 27th                         The History of Maps

A talk by John Leighfield

April 24th                             The History of Old Pubs of Oxford

A talk by Dave Richardson & a chance to buy his books

May 29th                              TBC

 

June26th                             AGM  7.30 start –  followed by Members Social

 

July 31st                               Scandal in High Society                                

A talk by Julie Ann Godson