Oxfordshire Past is organised by Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical Society in association with other Oxfordshire societies and organisations.


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Previous Oxfordshire Past Events

A list of past meetings and some programmes.

Oxfordshire Past 2019 will be held on Saturday 8 June at the Corn Exchange, Market Square, Witney OX28 6AB from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. This enjoyable annual event in the Oxfordshire calendar is for anyone interested in history, buildings and archaeology. Stalls and exhibits will be open throughout the day.

Attendance at Oxfordshire Past costs £7 and must be booked in advance. The fee of £7 includes tea/coffee but not lunch. The Corn Exchange is in Witney town centre and there are many shops and eating places nearby.
The S1 and S2 buses run between Oxford and Witney, stopping in Witney’s Market Place. Free car parking is available in the Woolgate Centre Car Park (OX28 6AR) in Witan Way, 5 minutes’ walk from the Corn Exchange.

Booking for Oxfordshire Past

Please pay online (for both OAHS members and non-members,) click here to go to the secure payment page OR send a cheque for £7 payable to ‘Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical Society’ to Becky Peacock at Oxfordshire Past, Oxford Archaeology, Janus House, Osney Mead, Oxford, OX2 0ES. If paying by cheque, please assume receipt as no acknowledgement will be made. Email for enquiries:

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10.00Introduction and WelcomeGeoffrey Tyack, OAHS
10.05The Victoria County History: an update for 2018/19Simon Townley, VCH Oxon
10.30Archaeological work in Oxford 2018/19 David Radford, Oxford City Council
10.55Coffee / tea
11.20The Heritage Environment RecordJacqueline Pitt, HER Officer
11.40The History of Station Road, DidcotEugene Coyle
12.00Excavations at Coxwell Road, FaringdonKate Brady, OA
12.20Questions for morning session
12.30Lunch break and OAHS AGM
1.40Recent Finds from OxfordshireAnni Byard, Portable Antiquities School
2.05Archaeological work in Oxfordshire 2018/19Richard Oram, Oxon CC
2.30Tea / coffee
3.00Building recording in Oxfordshire 2018/19David Clark, OBR
3.25Victorian Wantage and the Wantage Mummerstbc
3.45Questions for afternoon session
3.55Closing addressOAHS
4.00Close of Oxfordshire Past 2019

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