Forthcoming Meetings

Dates for your Diary

Please note the following dates in your diary for meetings during the remainder of 2017:

Wednesday 17th May 2017 - AGM & Talk - All Saints Church 7.30 pm

Tuesday 26th September 2017 - Talk - SC Village Hall 7.30 pm

Tuesday 14th November 2017 -  Talk - SC Village Hall 7.30 pm

Tuesday 13th March 2018 - Talk - SC Village Hall 7.30 pm

AGM & Talk 17th May 2017

The Society’s Annual General Meeting will be held on 

Wednesday 17th May 2017 at 7.30 pm in All Saints Church.  

The AGM will be followed by a talk by Tim Healey :

Pagans & Puritans - The Story of May Morning in Oxfordshire.

All welcome : SCLHS members free; Visitors £3.00

About the Speaker

TimHealey

Tim Healey is a musician as well as a writer and broadcaster on a wide range of subjects.  He is a popular speaker at historical societies, U3A groups and other associations.


He recently gave a talk to the Society about the Drove Roads of Oxfordshire

Tim has been a frequent contributor to the Oxford Times monthly colour magazine, Oxfordshire Limited Edition. Many of the photographs accompanying his pieces are his own. 

Meeting 26th September

Talk by Ken Welsh

"Prehistoric, Roman and Saxon Discoveries at Bridge Farm, Sutton Courtenay”

Venue : SC Village Hall

Date/Time : Tuesday 26th September 2017  7.30 pm

All welcome : SCLHS members free; Visitors £3.00

About the Speaker

Ken Welsh

Ken Welsh is the Regional Manager for Oxford Archaeology South and was Project Manager for the Bridge Farm project between 2010 and 2016. He has a particular interest in the archaeology of the upper and middle Thames Valley having excavated sites from Gloucestershire in the west to Heathrow in the east.

Meeting 14th November

Talk by Martin Way

"The Golden Age of Stage Coaching - Turnpikes and Highwaymen”

Venue : SC Village Hall

Date/Time : Tuesday 14th Novemberr 2017  7.30 pm

All welcome : SCLHS members free; Visitors £3.00

About the Speaker

Martin Way is a local historian and popular speaker at local history societies on a wide variety of topics including Anglo-Saxon art and the history of the Cotswold wool trade among others.

Meeting 13th March 2018

Talk by Mark Davies

“James Sadler of Oxford : the First English Aeronaut”

James Sadler was born in 1753 and Mark Davies explores his extraordinary life from being a pastry cook to his adventures as a hot air balloon pioneer.

Venue : SC Village Hall

Date/Time : Tuesday 13th March 2018  7.30 pm

All welcome : SCLHS members free; Visitors £3.00

About the Speaker

Mark Davies


Mark Davies is a local historian, walks and river-cruises guide, speaker, writer and author of the first biography of James Sadler (1753-1828).


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