Oxfordshire Past 2017 will be held on 17th June at the Barns Centre, Thame from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. The event is now well established in the Oxfordshire calendar for all those interested in history and archaeology and has an extensive programme covering a range of talks from experts in their field. The O.A.H.S. AGM will be held during the lunch break.
The OAHS journal Oxoniensia is now available online. All but the most recent five volumes are freely available under a Creative Commons licence; the most recent volumes are available to subscribers.
Cowley Works Mini Plant
An exclusive guided tour of about 2½ hours and over approx. 2 miles, some outdoors, for a party of 15 only at £14.75 per person. Bookings taken on first come first served basis. If there is more interest above 15 members, others can join a public tour at the same time, of the same scope and duration at £19.00 per head, but if there is great demand, a second group of 15 might be arranged.
Factory regulation: No one with a pacemaker, or taking insulin, is allowed on the tour and all to sign in on a Registration Form.
Date and time
Wednesday August 16th
Own transport, meet in Cowley Visitor Centre area, gate 5 Eastern by-pass, at 13.15pm for 13.45 pm tour
Book by July 26th
We ask members to book excursions using the website. Simply press the Book button at the bottom of the page, fill in the details asked and book. Payment may be made by Paypal or by cheque to the address below.
Cancellations will be accepted up to the time of the Book by Date, and refunds made, subject to a £5.00 administration fee per booking being deducted. No refunds will be made after the Book by Date. Members can edit other details of their bookings on the website up to the 'book by' date. Members wishing to cancel, or experiencing any difficulties booking should contact
If you wish to use your own transport, the full cost of the Excursion will still have to be made, but let us know if this is the case as car parking is limited at the Private House venues.
Please don't contact the individual guides about booking issues. Use the email just given.
Fuller details will be sent by email to participants a week before the excursion.
Postal enquiries and cheque paymnents should be sent to
Shipton on Cherwell
Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical Society is a registered charity, registration number 259055.