Forthcoming Meetings

Dates for your Diary

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

Tuesday 28th March 2017 # - Talk - SC Village Hall 7.30 pm

    [ # Rescheduled from 21st March 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

Meeting 28th March 2017

Talk by Laurence Waters

"The History of Local Railways and the impact on the area”

The building of a railway system throughout the country had a major influence on its development.  In his talk, Laurence Waters will describe the history of the Great Western Railway and how it affected life in this area in particular.

Venue : SC Village Hall

Date/Time : Tuesday 28th March 2017 #  7.30 pm

                    [ # Rescheduled from 21st March ]

All welcome : SCLHS members free; Visitors £3.00

About the Speaker

Laurence Waters is a retired teacher and professional photographer as well as a volunteer at the Didcot Railway Centre and the author of several books on the GWR, including “GWR Then and Now” (1995)

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- a portrait of one of the great railways in Britain and its impact on the modern transport scene.


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

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

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


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