Last element of the Society’s programme year is the Summer Outing.
This year the date is Saturday 30th June
In the morning we visit Tubney House , first built in the 15th C and much extended around 1800 in Strawberry Hill gothic style. Donated to Oxford University in 2002, it has been beautifully restored for the use of WildCru -Wildlife Conservation and Research Unit Many fine drawings of African mammals by the zoologist and artist,
Jonathan Kingdon are displayed. (See him introducing the resulting multi-volume work.) plus a recently donated anatomical collection Pond Collection .(Wildcru have some films about their work on YouTube.) The house sits in landscaped grounds include many fine old trees, a walled garden and many outhouses.
Lunch will be in Sutton Courtenay – bring your own picnic (there is a village green) or the George & Dragon will be expecting a number of us. (Cost of the pub lunch is extra to the cost of the outing.)
In the afternoon, we will visit Milton Manor an elegant 18th century house with spectacular Strawberry Hill Gothic Library, secret Catholic chapel and extensive
Current Society members are given priority … but if there are spare seats on the coach then interest non-members would be welcome to join us. Booking form can be downloaded below.