Tea and Talks series 2021

Tea and Talks are open to anyone who would like to come. Experts speak on a wide range of topics of local, national and international interest on (usually) the first Wednesday of the month from October to April. Each session is booked from 1.30-3.30 p.m. with the talk from 1.45-2.45 p.m., followed by tea, cake and conversation. Price £1 on the door. Admission is first come first served, so please come in good time to be sure of a place.

Our 2021/22 series was BACK IN PERSON AND ONLINE from 6 October 2021 and here's what we offered:

Wednesday 1.30pm - 3.30pm

Talk 1.45pm – 2.45pm


6th October Maintaining good cognitive health: What do we know and what can we do?

John Harrison, cognition expert, consultant psychologist and Associate Professor

3rd November Rescue: From Global Crisis to a Better World

Ian Goldin, Professor of Globalisation and Development at the University of Oxford

1st December                   Slow Horses – a Q&A on the books about to be dramatized on TV starring Gary Oldman

Mick Herron, author

5th January          Felons, Fellows and Females: physical and financial contributors to the completion of the Oxford Canal

Mark Davies, popular local historian

2nd February         Capitalism in Crisis: What’s Wrong, What Needs to Change and How to Fix it

Colin Mayer and Paul Collier

2nd March   The Museum of the History of Science – where next?

Silke Ackermann, Director

6th April Jewish treasures from the Bodleian library and the Ashmolean Museum

Rebecca Abrams

NEXT SEASON'S TALKS, OCTOBER 22 to APRIL 23, will be announced later this summer

All welcome

Entrance £1 including tea and cake

 Other Upcoming Events:

Film Club (monthly)

Memory Cafe Tea Party (monthly)