Please note that the monthly ‘Talks’ element of the society has now been discontinued.


Meetings are held at 7.30 pm on the SECOND Tuesday of each month
in the Main Hall 
of the Olney Centre, High Street, Olney, Bucks.
(NB. Cowper & Newton Society meetings are not covered by ODHS Membership Subs.)
Visitors: £3.00 per meeting. 


Tuesday, 8th January 2019
Charles Dawson – Piltdown Man and other Hoaxes
Andy McGrandle – Local speaker
(& ODHS Annual General Meeting)

Tuesday, 12th February 2019
Royal Parks
Paul A Rabbitts – Author and Parks Historian

Tuesday, 12th March 2019
Cowper & Newton Society
Talk – to be advised
(Admission: £3.00 per person – refreshments included)

Tuesday, 9th April 2019
Life and Times of a Ship’s Pilot
Captain William Wells – Marine Speaker and Author

Tuesday, 14th May 2019
An Icon of the Sky – The Spitfire and its people
Ian Peacock – Lifelong modeller and Spitfire enthusiast

Tuesday, 11th June 2019
The Battle of Naseby 1645
Why Parliament won and why the royalists only nearly did
Geoff Morris – Member of English Civil War Society 

Tuesday, 9th July 2019
ODHS Extraordinary General Meeting – only
Subscribing members only – No charge for admission

Tuesday, 13th August 2019
No ODHS Talk Planned

Tuesday, 10th September 2019
Cowper & Newton Society
Subject to be confirmed 
Andy McGrandle – Local speaker
(also the C&N Annual General Meeting)

Tuesday, 8th October 2019
Coaching Inns
Julian Hunt – Local historian & well known local speaker

Tuesday, 12th November 2019
From Stowe to Sheringham
Comparing the work and life of ‘Capability’ Brown with that of Humphry Repton
Dorothy Jamieson – Local Historian

Tuesday, 10th December 2019
Cowper & Newton Society
A Christmas Party with Entertainment
Carols with Richard Heyes & Choir, Compere: Catherine Rose
(In combination with the ODHS)
Admission £5

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