Kennington History Society


Kennington History Society meets on the third Monday of the month, except July and August at 7.45pm in Kennington Methodist Church, Upper Road, Kennington, OX1 5LR



17th JanuaryBritish history of the ComputerBrian Andrews
21st FebruaryA.G.M. and Members’ evening 
21st MarchNineteenth century women travellers & explorersKatherine Bradley
25th AprilOxford’s 400-year-old Botanic Gardens: notable keepers, visitors & eventsMark Davies
16th MayCanal restoration: benefits to wildlife & environmentMartin Buckland
20th JuneA crystal vision of Victorian Britain: The Great Exhibition of 1851Simon Wenham
19th SeptemberTracks to the TrenchesMike Hurst
17th OctoberThe man who collected Oxfordshire: the antiquary Percy ManningMike Heaney
21st NovemberYesterday’s runways: airfields of OxfordshireBill King
19th DecemberChristmas music and song through the AgesIan Giles

Subscription details
Meetings are free to members. Visitors are welcome at an entry fee of £2.50.

To download further information about the Society and a membership application form, please click here.


David Jones (Treasurer)
01865 730377

Jean Holt (Secretary)
01865 730280

History Society reports

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