‘Professors of Rowing’: the early Oxford-Cambridge Boat Races

Radley Church Church Road, Radley, Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Speaker: Mark Davies The talk details the early history of this famous and competitive event, highlighting the unusual alliance of Town & Gown in the crucial role played by the Thames’ watermen and boatbuilders in equipping and training the early Oxford crews. Mark is a local author and guide specialising in the history of non-university […]

Club visit to Botley War Graves Cemetery: 1st group

Botley War Graves Cemetery North Hinksey LaneOxford,

Covid restrictions permitting, Dick Richards will lead a tour for Club members of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission site at North Hinksey which contains some 740 burials from both wars. The tour will last about an hour and is for Club members only. Please meet at 2.50 pm at the Chapel.

Club visit to Botley War Graves Cemetery: 2nd group

Botley War Graves Cemetery North Hinksey LaneOxford,

Covid restrictions permitting, Dick Richards will lead a tour for Club members of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission site at North Hinksey which contains some 740 burials from both wars. The tour will last about an hour and is for Club members only. Please meet at 5.50 pm at the Chapel.  

Annual General Meeting

Radley Church Church Road, Radley, Abingdon, Oxfordshire

23rd Annual General Meeting of Radley History Club The meeting paperwork will be sent to members by email ahead of the AGM.

Radley in the 1930s and 40s – impressions from oral history

Radley Church Church Road, Radley, Abingdon, Oxfordshire

A presentation from the Club's Oral History Group drawing on information from the 'Radley Remembered' series of interviews in the Club's oral history recordings Non-members welcome – a donation of £2.50 towards the meeting costs would be appreciated. The talk will follow the AGM, which will start at 7.30 pm.  Please arrive for the talk […]