04 March – Social Life In Victorian North Oxford.

04 March - Social Life In Victorian North Oxford.

A talk by Dr Malcolm Graham.

Lectures start at 19:30 but please arrive for 19:00 to allow time to be seated and a prompt start.

Friends go free and visitors are £2.

07 March – Women’s Lives in Britain 1900-1950.

Same Old Opressions?

To mark International Women’s Day,
Dr Cathy Hunt, Senior Lecturer in
History, International Relations and Politics at the Coventry University, explores the changing role of women in the first half of the 20th century.

Lecture will be held at 15:00 at the Coach House.

Tickets are £7 and are available in advance from the Museum reception, The Woodstock Bookshop (01993 812760) and Trevor Hendy (01993 812103).

21 March – Fashion On the Ration

Fashion On the Ration

Fashion on the Ration, a talk by Julie Summers.

Broadcaster, historian and author, Julie will show how for thousands of women throughout the long years of the war, fashion was not simply a distraction, but a necessity. In the face of bombings, conscription, rationing and ludicrous bureaucracy, they maintained a sense of elegance and style with determination and often astonishing ingenuity.

Tickets are £7 and are available in advance from: The Oxfordshire Museum; or Trevor Hendy 01993 812103; or the Woodstock Bookshop 01993 812760; and on the day at the venue.