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.

Upcoming talks:


Date Subject Speaker
7 January An Hungerian refugee Lazlo Graf
4 February AGM  
4 March Shrove Tuesday – More than pancakes Colin Oakes
1 April Mysterious Lewis Carroll Alistair Lack
13 May  (Note: First Monday is a Bank Holiday) The Chilterns Alan Copeland
3 June Wallingford – 13th Century market town Judith Dewey

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.