Past Talks

Listed below are the speaker talks we have had in the past. Click on the title of each to view its write up.

TitleSpeakerDate
Aerial Archaeology Sarah Newsome 21st February 2005
Anatomy of a County: The Oxfordshire Historical Atlas Project Kate Tiller 17th October 2016
Apples! The Myth & Magic of England’s Favourite Fruit Tim Healey 19th January 2015
Archaeology in Bicester Paul Smith 18th April 2011
Aspects of Ambrosden Michael Ocock 19th November 2012
Banburyshire Martin Greenwood 16th October 2006
Beyond Bicester - Mesolithic to MoD Paul Smith & John Moore 3rd June 2006
Bicester and the Great War Nigel Walton 21st November 2011
Bicester & the Supernatural Pete Chivers 17th December 2012
Bicester Priory Bob Hessian 17th October 2011
Bicester Railways Bob Hessian 18th July 2011
Blenheim and the Marlboroughs Veronica Thorneloe 21st July 2008
Bricks & Building Materials in Bicester’s Buildings Pat Snelson 16th February 2015
Caring for the Textile Collection at the Museum Resource Centre Samantha van de Geer 20th September 2010
Child Labour in 19th Century Oxfordshire Liz Woolley 19th April 2010
Christmas at Waddesdon Manor Molly Stafford 17th December 2007
Church Detectives Tim Porter 18th January 2010
Churchyards and their Monuments Liz Young 19th November 2007
Common Lodging Houses in Victorian Britain Liz Woolley 16th April 2012
A Doorway into Bicester’s Architectural History Pat Snelson 17th January 2011
Dressing Up the Past: Historical Pageants in Early 20th Century Oxfordshire Ellie Read 16th May 2016
Drovers' Roads in Oxfordshire & Beyond Tim Healey 21st November 2016
Glimmer in the Dark: Anglo Saxon Art & Craftsmanship Martin Way 20th November 2006
A History of Hunting in the Bicester Area Pete Chivers 16th December 2013
A History of Oxfordshire Parks & Gardens Pete Chivers 19th January 2009
A History of Shopping in Bicester Pete Chivers 17th June 2013
A History of Stoke Lyne Dave Woodhead 17th May 2013
The Listed Buildings of Bicester Bob Hessian 20th December 2004
A Literary Tour of the Waterways of Oxfordshire Mark Davies 18th May 2009
Mediaeval Women Rowena Archer 19th September 2016
Putting Bicester on the Map – from Gough to Google John Leighfield 16th November 2015