Programme 2016-17


Tuesday 18th October 7:30 (AGM)

Mark Davies (Local author and historian)

James Sadler: Oxford pastry cook and first English aeronaut”

Tuesday 15th November 7:30

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

“John Leland’s Travels in Tudor England”

Tuesday 20th December 7:30

Julie Summers (Iffley author and historian)

“Everest needs you Mr Irvine: the story of the ill-fated 1924 expedition”


Tuesday 21st February 7:30

Alastair Lack (Former Head of English Programmes at the BBC World Service)

“Travels with Auntie: My life at the BBC Overseas World Service”

Tuesday 21st March 7:30

John Harris (Iffley resident)

“Journeys to Paradise: Exploration and Exploitation in the South Pacific”

Tuesday 18th April 7:30

The Vivien Greene Memorial Lecture

Philip Neale (Chairman, T.E. Lawrence Society)

“T.E. Lawrence: An unusual genius”

Tuesday 16th May 7:30

Katie Hambrook (Local history researcher and Oxford Brookes University librarian)

“Travelling Through Time: the place-names and field-names of east Oxford”