Friday 16 October
World War II in and around Finstock
Several items of local and wider interest about World War II, 70 years after its outbreak.

Friday 20 November
Petticoats and Partlets
Barbara Allison
A look at the clothes that an ordinary woman might have worn in the early 17th century, with some reconstructions of the clothes.

Friday 11 December
Historical Miscellany and Social Evening

Friday 15 January
The Fawler Iron Mine
Alan Cobb
talks about the earliest iron mine in Oxfordshire and explains why Fawler did not end up looking like the Black Country.

Friday 19 February
Recent Archaeology in Oxfordshire
Paul Smith,
County Archaeologist, talks about recent development-funded archaeology in Oxfordshire.

Friday 19 March
1874 Railway Disaster
Linda Haynes
from the County Record Office talks about the Shipton-on-Cherwell disaster in 1874 - the biggest national rail disaster up to that time and the biggest in the history of the Great Western Railway.

Friday 16 April
History Beneath my Feet
Martin Hodges
describes his 35 years of responsible metal detecting - with many finds available for your handling including a Bronze Age axe.

Friday 21 May

Sunday 13 June
Visit to Rousham House and Garden, near Steeple Aston. Meet at 2:00pm.
This fine house was built in 1635 and is still in the ownership of the same family. The house is only open by appointment. Their charge is £10 per person (including the garden which the public pay £5 to access). No tea-room but consider taking a picnic. The gardens are by William Kent.
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