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The Methodist Church
High Street Witney
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Talks & Events - September 2011 to May 2012
Witney Museum & Historical Society
To see latest news on talks & events: visit the blog
Shaun Morley
Tuesday March 20th 2012 - 7:30pm

Shaun is a retired police officer who is near completion of his DPhil at Oxford University, and now teaches on the MSc course in English Local History as well as weekly classes at the University of Oxford. He is author of the recently published Oxfordshire Friendly Societies, 1750-1918, and is secretary of the Oxfordshire Record Society.
A Family Farm in the Early 20th Century
April 2012
Phil Whittaker
Tuesday April 17th 2012 - 7:30pm
Neolithic Monuments, Roman Farmsteads &
Saxon Villages: Results of Recent Excavations
in the Thames Valley
May 2012
Dr Alex Smith
Tuesday May 15th 2012 - 7:30pm

Meet Dr. Alex Smith from Oxford Archaeology and find out more about recent discoveries and interpretation.
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Diamond Jubilee Celebrations

Saturday June 2nd to Tuesday June 5th 2012

The Witney & District Historical and Archaeological Society with the Witney Photo Group are putting together a retrospective of the last 60 years in Witney. This audio/visual retrospective will be part of the Witney Diamond Jubilee Celebrations from the 2nd to the 5th of June of this year.

Please let us know if you have any pertinent photos that you would like to be included in this project.
Oxfordshire and the Titanic
February 2012
Stanley C Jenkins
Tuesday February 21st 2012 - 7:30pm

Freelance writer and historian Stanley Jenkins reveals connections between Oxfordshire and the fated vessel RMS Titanic.
The Search for Oxford's Medieval Wall
September 2011
George Ross - Roger Gelder
Tuesday September 20th 2011 - 7:30pm
The Evolution of Village Schools
October 2011
Gordon Ottewell
Tuesday October 18th 2011 - 7:30pm
A History of Carterton & Brize Norton
November 2011
Martin Way
Tuesday November 15th 2011 - 7:30pm
The Cotswolds in the War of the Roses
December 2011
Tim Porter
Tuesday December 20th 2011 - 7:30pm
Medieval Wall Paintings in Oxfordshire
January 2012
Peter Chivers
Tuesday January 17th 2011 - 7:30pm
Emigration from Oxfordshire in the 19th century
March 2012

Oxfordshire Local History Association - Study Day
Celebrating the Centenary of the Founding of
the Motor Industry in Oxfordshire
April 2012
- Oxford Bus Museum, Long Hanborough
Robert Harris & Stephen Laing
Saturday April 21st 2012 - 09:30am (coffee & registration)

Day's events include coffee and registration, AGM, our speakers Robert Harris and Richard Laing, a break for lunch and in the afternoon, entry (included in ticket price) to The Morris Motor Exhibition.

For full details and booking form - see OLHA flyer
**By Special Invitation from Witney Museum**
The History of the Blanket Hall
March 2012
Keith Crawford
Tuesday March 27th 2012 - 7:30pm at WITNEY MUSEUM

Members of WDHAS have been invited to this talk for the Museum Society.