The next meeting of Warmington Heritage Group is on Monday, March 10th when we will be holding a members’ miscellany looking at the history of Warmington Priory and changes in farming practices after WWII. The talks start at 7.30pm in Warmington Village Hall; refreshments will be served from 7.15pm. All welcome, £2 admission for guests.
Hornton History Group are hosting a talk by John Bridgeman of the Canal and Rivers Trust on the Oxford Canal on Thursday 6th March in the Hornton Pavillion. John will be looking at the history of the canal and its importance to industry and leisure from the 18th century to the present day. Tickets, costing £3.50 and including refreshments, are available on the door at 7pm.
Banbury Historical Society are looking at the early life of Lord Nuffield and the birth of the motor industry with speaker Robert Harris on Thursday 13th March at Banbury Museum starting at 7.30pm.
The regional meeting of the Milestone Society is on Saturday March 15th in Aynho Village Hall. For more information click here.
A six week course looking at Warwickshire and the Normans starts on February 4th in Ansley in the north of the county. The course, organised by the adult and community learning service, is on Tuesday afternoons. For more information click here.
Warwickshire Heritage and Culture programme for the first four months of 2014 is now available, and has a number of interesting talks for family and local historians. To view their leaflet click here.
A fascinating new exhibition entitled Unearthed: Riches of the Romans and Anglo-Saxons will be on display from February 8th until the end of April at the Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock. The museum is open between 10am and 5pm Tuesday to Saturday and from 2pm to 5pm Sundays.