Our next meeting will take place on Monday, September 14th, when
journalist and historian Maggie Black will give a talk entitled “ From local committee to international organisation: Oxfam’s extraordinary journey”. Maggie is the author of A Cause for our Times, a history of Oxfam and she will bring us up to date on developments.
- There are still copies available of the Association’s latest publication, In It Together, by Barry Davis. This is a detailed and informative study of how the village has coped with warfare throughout the centuries, giving equal importance to those who went off to fight and those who took important supporting roles at home. An absorbing gift for anyone with an interest in the history of Adderbury. Copies can be obtained either from Adderbury Library at a reduced cost of £10 (proceeds to Friends of the Library) or from the Association (see Contact Us above). Price £15, plus £3 postage and packing if applicable.
There is a change to the advertised programme in November. Our speaker on Pantomime Dames is unable to attend. He will be replaced by our Chairman Barry Davis who will give a talk titled Pansies, Parsnips & Ponies (the Adderbury Flower Show and Horse Races
- The Association’s meetings normally take place in the Adderbury Methodist Church School Room, Chapel Lane, Adderbury, at 7.15 p.m. for 7.30 p.m. New members are always very welcome. The annual subscription is £12.50 and the subscription year begins in January. Visitors are welcome (cost £2.50).