Oxfordshire Past 2016 will be held on Saturday 4 June at the Northcourt Centre, Northcourt Road, Abingdon OX14 1NS, from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. This enjoyable annual event in the Oxfordshire calendar is for all those interested in history, buildings and archaeology. The programme appears below.
There are a limited number of parking spaces at the Northcourt Centre, and in residential streets nearby. Buses (X2, X3, X13) run frequently from St Aldates (stop H1) in Oxford; alight at the Boundary House and Northcourt Road is the 1st turning on the right. The Centre is 6 minutes’ walk from the bus stop.
The cost of attendance is £7 and must be paid in advance. This includes tea/coffee but not lunch. A packed lunch is recommended.
|10.00||Welcome||Chris Day, OAHS|
|10.05||Highlights of OA Archaeology in Oxfordshire in 2015-16||Anne Dodd|
|10.35||Capability Brown in Oxfordshire||Joanna Matthews, Oxfordshire Gardens Trust|
|11.25||The Lost Paths Project||Tony Dale, Ramblers’ Association|
|11.45||Excavations at the Westgate, Oxford||Ben Ford, Oxford Archaeology|
|12.15||Recent Archaeological Work in Oxford City||David Radford/Jill Hind|
|12.30||Lunch and OAHS AGM|
|13.45||The Cinemas of Abingdon||Bob Frampton, AAAHS|
|14.05||Current VCH Projects: an Update||Simon Townley, VCH|
|14.55||Building Recording in Oxfordshire 2015/16||David Clark, OBR|
|15.25||The Blewbury Big Dig||Dave Carless, SOAG & Blewbury LHG|
|15.55||Closing address||Bob Evans, AAAHS|
|16.00||Close of Oxfordshire Past 2016.|
||Northcourt Centre, Abingdon|
To book, send a cheque for £7 payable to Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical
Society to Adrienne Rosen, 5 Field House Drive, Oxford OX2 7NT
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