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
NEXT SEASON'S TALKS, OCTOBER 22 to APRIL 23, will be announced later this summer
Entrance £1 including tea and cake
Other Upcoming Events:
Film Club (monthly)
Memory Cafe Tea Party (monthly)