VCH Oxfordshire talks and public events 2017-18

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 information email


  • 8 JanChalgrove Local History Group (John Hampden Hall 7.45): Benson: Anglo-Saxon Estate to Airfield
  • 15 Feb: Wychwoods Local History Society (Shipton-u-Wychwood): VCH Research on Ascott-under-Wychwood (Simon Draper)
  • 14 March: Deddington & District History SocietyWychwood Forest and Cornbury Park: Recent Work by the VCH
  • 13 April: Ramsden Memorial Hall: VCH work on Ramsden and Wychwood Forest
  • 17 April: Witney Museum and Hist Soc. (Methodist Church, High St) Wychwood Forest and Cornbury Park: Recent Work by the VCH
  • 21-22 April: Society for Landscape Studies Field Weekend in Wychwood and the Chilterns: led by Simon Draper and Simon Townley (VCH Oxfordshire), with members of the Oxfordshire Buildings Record
  • 19 May: Oxfordshire Past (Deddington church) - including an update on revent VCH work. (All-day event: details tbc)
  • 2 Oct: Hook Norton Local History Group (Hook Norton Baptist Hall, 7.30): The Work of the VCH
  • 3 Dec: VCH Oxon Trust Xmas lecture and reception for donors and supporters