Programme 2015-16

All meetings, unless otherwise advertised, are held in the Church Hall, Church Way, Iffley OX4 4EG.

Meetings start at 7.30 pm
Visitors are welcome; they will be asked to contribute £2 towards expenses


Tuesday 20th October (AGM)

Tim Porter (WEA Tutor and lecturer in medieval history and art)

The Empress Matilda

Tuesday 17th November

Dr. Elizabeth Wells (Local history researcher)

“Iffley’s Alice and her legacy”

Tuesday 15th December

Dr. Elizabeth Gemmill (Author, university lecturer and Director of the Weekly Class Programme in Local History at the Department for Continuing Education)

“The medieval craftswoman”



Tuesday 16th February

Dr. Katherine Bradley (Open University lecturer)

“Votes for women in Oxfordshire”

Tuesday 15th March 7:30

Victoria Huxley (Author and publisher)

“Jane Austen and Adlestrop – her other family”

Tuesday 19th April

The Vivien Greene Memorial Lecture (ticket only)

Dr. Janina Ramirez (Course Director – Certificate in the History of Art, author and broadcaster)

“Saint Hilda of Whitby”

Tuesday 17th May

Dr. Allan Chapman FRAS (Author and lecturer on the history of science)

“Mary Somerville and the world of science”


Summer Visit – Details to be announced