Information on these talks, other events and outings including
Midweek Walks will be sent regularly to members by email.


Unless otherwise announced, all talks will take place in the Main Hall at Marcham Centre. Doors open at 7.15 for 7.45pm start. 


Monday 25th September :

AGM followed by refreshments and talk

"Local lad made good - Alfred the Great" by Mike Cooper

Thursday 28th September :

Astronomy Group 7pm in the Small Hall

"Summer Round Up, Solar Eclipse and Colour in Space"

Wednesday 18th October :

Visit to Nuffield Place - 10.30am

Thursday 19th October :

Astronomy Group 7pm in the Small Hall

"When the Chips are down" talk by Chris Frost

Monday 23rd October :

"It's a bat's life" talk by David Endacott

Monday 13th November :

Visit to Aston Pottery - 10.30am

Thursday 23rd November :

Astronomy Group 7pm in the Small Hall

"The Visible Universe" talk by Max Whitby

Monday 27th November :

"Stonyborow - a clue to a Roman settlement in rural Oxfordshire?"

A talk by Abigail Lloyd

Monday 11th December :

CHRISTMAS PARTY in Small Hall at 6.30pm

Thursday 14th December :

Astronomy Group 7pm in the Small Hall

"The Christmas Star" - studies into its origin via a 'balloon debate'


Wednesday 17th January  :

Visit to Woodstock Museum and lunch - 10.30am

Exhibition of the Life and Works of Sir John Betjeman

Monday 22nd January :

ANNUAL LECTURE : "Go West, young man" talk by Richard Oliver

Thursday 25th January  :

"Titanic… did the Moon sink it?” 

A talk by Barry Kellett - Astronomy Group 7pm in the Small Hall

Thursday 22nd February  :

"Archimedes and Astronomy" by Simon Blackmore

Astronomy Group 7pm in the Small Hall

Monday 26th February :

"Water voles : a national approach to saving Ratty" talk by Merryl Gelling

Thursday 14th March  :

"Supernovae" by Mike Greig - Astronomy Group 7pm in the Small Hall

Monday 25th March :

"Everyday life and accidental death in 16th Century Oxfordshire and Berkshire" talk by Steven Gunn

Thursday 28th March  :

Visit to MINI Production Line 9.50 am

Wednesday 17th April :

Tour of Garford Village with Mike Greig - 2pm

Thursday 18th April  :

"Why Astronomy Matters: Space Weather and other examples"

by Mike Hapgood RAL - Astronomy Group 7.30pm in the Small Hall

Monday 22nd April :

MEMBERS EVENING with refreshments

"Gatehampton Roman Villa" by Hazel Williams with an exhibition of finds

Saturday 11th May  :

Big Marcham Weekend

Thursday 16th May  :

Astronomy Group 7.30pm in the Small Hall

Thursday 23rd May  :

2pm Visit to Buscot House

Monday 27th May :

"Eynsham Abbey" talk by Steve Parrinder

Monday 10th June  :

Visit to Ewelme Church and Almshouses with Prof. Susan Doran - 10.30am

Monday 24th June :

"The Ridgeway and Lowbury Hill from above" talk by Hedley Thorne

Saturday 13th July :

Summer BBQ 5pm

1st September 2024


Further details on Talks, Astronomy group, Outings and Midweek walks will be added in due course

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