The Land of the White Eagle: The Story of Poland

Radley Church Church Road, Radley, Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Speaker: Hubert Zawadzki The talk describes the turbulent and complex history of Poland from its medieval origins to the present day. Dr Zawadzki, a former history teacher at Abingdon School […]

Romans of Oxfordshire: Roman settlement and impact in the local area

Radley Church Church Road, Radley, Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Speaker: Marie-Louise Kerr The talk covers the Roman invasion of Britain, life before and after the Romans arrived, and examples of Roman remains, archaeological finds, and sites of Roman occupation […]

Oxford Preservation Trust – opening doors all year round

Radley Church Church Road, Radley, Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Speaker: Stephen Dawson Stephen is the Operations and Development Manager of the Oxford Preservation Trust. In addition to organising the annual Oxford Open Doors weekend, the Trust is responsible for […]

Poor Law in the 18th Century: the crisis in the parishes

Radley Church Church Road, Radley, Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Speaker: Deborah Hayter The talk discusses the reasons for the increasing struggle by many parishes during the 18th century to pay the poor rate to growing numbers of poor people, […]