23rd Annual General Meeting of Radley History Club The meeting paperwork will be sent to members by email ahead of the AGM.
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 […]
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 and a member of Wolfson College Oxford, is the joint author of A Concise History of Poland and has appeared on BBC programmes involving Poland. […]
Speaker: Timothy Walker The Harcourt Arboretum at Nuneham Courtenay was founded in 1835 by the Harcourt family and annexed to the University of Oxford Botanic Garden in 1963. The talk looks at the 180-year history of the site and some of the highlights of the 130-acre Arboretum. Timothy is a former director of the Oxford […]
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 in Oxfordshire. Marie-Louise is an experienced museum curator caring for a wide variety of collections, and describes herself as ‘a curator without a museum’. Non-members […]