Programme 2017-18

2017

Tuesday 17th October 7:30 (AGM)
Alastair Lack (Former Head of English Programmes at the BBC World Service, and local historian)
“THE MYSTERIOUS LEWIS CARROLL”

Tuesday 21st November 7:30
Tim Porter (WEA tutor and lecturer in medieval history and art)
“ENGLISH GOTHIC: EIGHT CENTURIES OF ARCHITECTURE, ART AND IDEAS”

Tuesday 19th December 7:30
Dr. Simon Wenham (Author and OUDCE tutor)
“A CRYSTAL VISION OF VICTORIAN BRITAIN: THE GREAT EXHIBITION OF 1851”
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2018
Tuesday 20th February 7:30
James Hamilton (Biographer, curator and lecturer)
“THE OXFORDSHIRE OF J.M.W. TURNER”

Tuesday 20th March 7:30
Victoria Bentata (Local historian and Oxford Green Badge guide)
“SCIENTIFIC AND MEDICAL OXFORD”

Tuesday 17th April 7:30
The Vivien Greene Memorial Lecture
Mark Davies (Local historian and author)
“THE PRE-RAPHAELITES IN OXFORD”

Tuesday 15th May 7:30
Dr. Allan Chapman FRAS (Author and lecturer on the history of science)
“DR. CHARLES DAUBENY – BOTANIST, CHEMIST AND REFORMER OF NATURAL SCIENCES AT
19TH CENTURY OXFORD”

Saturday 30th June
ANNUAL OUTING
Tubney House and Milton Manor, Abingdon – two houses not normally open to the public, both of architectural interest with substantial grounds. Tubney House was first built in the 15th century and much extended around 1800 in Strawberry Hill gothic style. Milton Manor has been described as “an elegant but eccentric house” built by Inigo Jones in the early 18th century.
More information and booking forms will be available in the Iffley village community shop and at meetings.

 

All meetings, unless otherwise advertised, are held in the Church Hall, Church Way, Iffley OX4 4EG.
Visitors are welcome; they will be asked to contribute £2 towards expenses.

 

 

 

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