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). We have a fascinating new Programme and look forward to welcoming you at Moorside Place.


August 28th                       The Man who Collected Oxfordshire – the Antiquary Percy Manning   

A talk by Mike Heaney

Unfortunately Kevin Heritage is not able to give his scheduled talk on Holton Park. We  hope that he will be able to give it on another occasion.

September 25th                The Black Death: its nature and effects on society

                                                  A talk by Professor Gregory Stores                                               

October 30th                      Art and Design in the Chilterns          A talk by Graham Twemlow

November 27th                 An Armchair Tour of Oxford                A talk by Magnus Macfarlane

December 11th                  CHRISTMAS PARTY 7.30 start

‘How Films Began’                                     A talk by Ian Meyrick


January 29th                        In Defence of the Drift 1879 (Alfred Henry Hook VC)

A talk by Paul Barnett

February 26th                    The Shipton-on-Cherwell Accident 1874 and its contribution to railway                                                            safety

A talk by Peter Webber

March 26th                         ‘Of Bees and Books’ – 500 years of an Oxford college library

A talk by Joanna Snelling

April 30th                            ‘Roman Britain’ – a brief history from Julius Caesar including life under                                                           Roman rule

A talk by Dr Nick Humphris

May 28th                               Pagans and Puritans                                A talk by Tim Healey

June 25th                             AGM  7.30 start –  followed by:

 ‘The Pursuit of Pleasure’ – Victorian and Edwardian leisure

                                                 A talk by Simon Wenham

July 30th                             ‘The Roaring Twenties’                            A talk by Martin Greenwood