Oxfordshire News and events

VCH Oxfordshire staff regularly give talks to local groups. If you wish to attend any of the following lectures, please note that most are hosted by local societies, and that an entrance charge may be made for non-members. Talks are by the VCH County Editor Simon Townley except as stated. For more...
Draft texts on Wychwood Forest and Cornbury Park - to form part of VCH Oxfordshire XIX - are now available online, covering the great royal forest of Wychwood (disafforested in 1857), and the adjacent landscaped park with its important country house.
Crowmarsh Gifford
A draft history of Crowmarsh Gifford is now available online - the second parish to be researched for our projected South Chilterns volume (VCH Oxfordshire Volume XX).
Shiplake: the Bottle and Glass pub, Binfield Heath
An account of Shiplake parish - the first to be completed for our planned South Oxon volume (VCH Oxon XX) - is now available online, with more to follow shortly.
Ewelme Almshouse
To mark the publication of VCH Oxfordshire XVIII (Ewelme Hundred), a special discount of 25% is available on orders placed before 31 December - with a similar discount available on VCH Oxfordshire XVI (Henley-on-Thames and Environs), which covers neighbouring places. Find out more and download the...
Ewelme Almshouse (built c.1437-50s)
VCH Oxfordshire XVIII (Benson, Ewelme, and the Chilterns: Ewelme Hundred) is now available to purchase, price £95. Read more about the volume, or view on the Boydell & Brewer website.
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