2019/20 Programme

Our talks are all held on the third Wednesday in the month, in the Littlemore community centre, 46 Giles Road, Oxford, OX4 4NW. Talks start at 7.30 pm, with refreshments available from 7.00 pm.

Membership fee is £12 per calendar year (January to December), for which you receive free entry to meetings and walks (Midsummer frolic not included). Non-members are welcome at all of our talks and walks, at a cost of £3 per person per event.

Walks are either on a Saturday morning or afternoon, or Wednesday evening.

November 20th 2019
Social evening with refreshments and review of society activities


January 4th 2020
New Year walk, meet 10:00 am outside St Mary and St Nicholas church, (at the roundabout where Cowley and Sandford roads join).

January 15th
AGM plus talk “Farming: the rural history of Littlemore” Buffy McClelland

February 19th
“Local Anglo-Saxon charters and what they tell us about life and landscape”, Katie Hambrook

March 18th
“Lost villages of Oxfordshire”,  Deborah Hayter

April 15th   
” Louis Davis – the last Pre-Raphaelite”. John Foreman

May 20th
“The coming of the railway to Oxford”. Liz Woolley

June 13th  (Saturday) 
Midsummer Frolic,  Social with dancing to the Happy Feet ceilidh band & refreshments, at Littlemore Village hall   1:30 – 4:30 pm

An afternoon Social where our experienced caller will lead you through simple-to-learn English barn dances, no experience necessary and two left feet are allowed! There will be plenty of time to sit and chat, and enjoy light refreshments including a range of cakes included in the price of your entry ticket. Children are welcome. Ticket prices: £3 for members/ £5 non-members. Ticket admits one adult or child aged 12 or above; one child under 12 years may accompany each adult for free.

Download the complete programme for 2019 here, the 2020 programme will be available shortly.