The Society meets once per month from September to May each year. Anyone with an interest in local history is very welcome to join us. We have guest speakers at every meeting. If a particular subject interests you then why not come along?

See our programme below. Sadly, our programme is subject to change due to the current Coronavirus emergency. Please keep an eye on this page for further news on our series of talks for the rest of 2020.

We are pleased to announce that the talk on 15th October will go ahead using Zoom. For details on this event, please get in touch. ( Contact us )

Generally, all meetings are held in Milton-under-Wychwood Village Hall unless otherwise stated. Meetings are usually held on the third Thursday of the month from 7:30pm – 9:00pm.

Members – FREE Guests – £3 per person

The Wychwoods Local History Society Events Programme 2020 / 2021

Date / Speaker / Subject


17 Sep Tim Marshall – Quaker clocks and Milton-under-Wychwood connection (Postponed)

15 Oct Liz Woolley – Politics and protest in twentieth-century Oxford: The remarkable life of Olive Gibbs (via Zoom)

19 Nov David Beaumont – The Battle of Edge Hill


21 Jan Simon Batten – The Prebendal
18 Feb Martin Buckland – The Wilt’s and Bucks Canal Past, Present and Future
18 Mar Tom Shannon – The Journey from Afghanistan
15 Apr David Innes – Capt. Ralph Kite MC Oxon & Bucks Light Infantry
20 May AGM followed by Julie Ann Godson – Oxfordshire in the Past
16 Sep Stephen Barker – Oxfordshire during the Second World War
21 Oct David Young – Primitive Methodism
18 Nov Juliet Heslewood – William Morris and the Cotswolds