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OUR NEW PROGRAMME for 2019-20

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 £4.00 on the door (50p if under 26). We have a fascinating new Programme and look forward to welcoming you at Moorside Place.

2019

August 27th

A Spencer Love Affair: 18th century Theatricals at Blenheim Palace

A talk by Allan Ledger

 

September 24th

Coaching Days on the Oxford Road

A talk by Julian Hunt

             

October 29th

Lord Nuffield – his early life & the birth of the motoring industry in Cowley

A talk by Robert Harris

 

November 26th           

Tom Carter of Marsh Baldon – the invisible collector

A talk by Mike Heaney

December 10th - 7.30 start               

Old time Christmas – a light-hearted review of the social history of Christmas

By Mike Hurst                  

               

2020

         

 January 28th              

The Mail - yesterday, today and tomorrow

A talk by John Dennis

 

February 25th              

C S Lewis and JRR Tolkein

A talk by Alastair Lack

       

March 31st                  

Sweet slices of History

A talk by Marjory Szurko       

 

April 28th                     

A unique insight into Kidlington’s historic relations with the Dukes of Marlborough as revealed in Blenheim Archives treasure

A talk by Dr Alexa Frost – Blenheim Archivist

May 26th

Unraveling the mystery of the Stonesfield embroidery

A talk by Carol Anderson

June 30th - AGM 7.30 start

Tony Hadland will take us on a whistle stop tour to visit 8 different heritage railways in 5 countries that run classic steam & diesel locomotives

    

July 28th

And so to Ted….a history of Teddies and other Bears - please bring your bears to visit the History Society!                     

A talk by Melanie Gibson-Barton