Meetings take place in the John Hampden Hall, Chalgrove on the 1st Monday of the Month between September and June (excluding December).
The doors open around 19:15 with the talk starting 19:45 followed by tea/coffee and biscuits.
|13 May (Note: First Monday is a Bank Holiday)||The Chilterns||Alan Copeland|
|3 June||Wallingford – 13th Century market town||Judith Dewey|
|Summer Trips – Members Only|
|Sunday 30 June – 2pm||Walking Tour of the Buildings of Dorchester||Prof. Malcolm Airs|
|Sunday 4 August – 2pm||Tour of Waterperry House|
|2 September||Recent archaeological discoveries in Chalgrove||Carl Champness, Oxford Archaeology|
|7 October||The River at War: Why the Thames was such an important strategic feature in WWII||Bill King|
|4 November||Mapledurham Watermill & Turbine||Corry Starling|
|6 January||To be confirmed|
|2 March||Morris Metropolis: The motor works amd transformation of Oxford||Simon Wenham|
|6 April||My Time at The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst||Richard Anderson|
|11 May (Note: First Monday is a Bank Holiday)||The Watlington Hoard||Dr John Naylor|
|1 June||Pop Pirates of of the 1960’s||Tony Hadland|
Previous meetings have included talks on a variey of topics including: The role of women in WWI; The development of dendrochronology; The history of Oxford’s military college.
In addition to the above meetings the various project teams meet at the John Hampden Hall on 3rd Mondays to discuss on going project work. Contact the secretary to check if the meeting is taking part.
In the summer we try and arrange visits to places of local hisotoric interest, in previous years we have had guided tours around houses that are not normally open to the public. We have also had guided tours of some of local museums. The 2018 visits were to Ifley Church and The Oxford Botanic Garden.