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The history of Wolvercote Lakes
One of OPT’s greatest achievements in 2014 was opening Wolvercote Lakes for the local community, and further afield. We have been delighted by the positive feedback and by the engagement of local residents.

Julian Munby, eminent historian and OPT trustee, will be giving a talk to the Wolvercote History Society at Wolvercote Village Hall on 14 January at 7:30pm.

Julian will be joined by Andy Gunn, who organises OPT’s work parties on the land. There is no need to book - just turn up!

Oxford architecture since 1600
Steven Parissien, Director of Compton Verney, provides a wonderful insight into Oxford architecture since 1600

The event will be held on 20 January at the Key Learning Centre from 5:30pm. Booking is advised.

Wolvercote Work Party - 25 January
Why not join OPT to support our work on the land - and have fun? You can expect a warm welcome and tea and biscuits are provided!

Don't worry if you've never taken part before as we can show you the ropes.Please wear old, warm clothes as it can be cold and muddy!

Please contact Andy Gunn for further details:
a.gunn@oxfordpreservation.org.uk or
01865 775476 Ext. 237

Lecture on Victorian Architecture of Oxford
St Stephen's House have arranged a a lecture on the Victorian Architecture of Oxford at 4.30pm on Thursday 29 January at the Church of St John the Evangelist (part of St Stephen's House) in the Iffley Road.

Michael Hall, of Country Life, will be talking about Bodley's work in Oxford, including the wonderful Victorian treasure house of St John the Evangelist's Church where the lecture is taking place.

There is no admission charge however donations would be gratefully received towards the conservation of the church

Heyford Work Party - 8th February
Why not join OPT to support our work on the land - and have fun? You can expect a warm welcome and tea and biscuits are provided!

Don't worry if you've never taken part before as we can show you the ropes.Please wear old, warm clothes as it can be cold and muddy!

Please contact Andy Gunn for further details:
a.gunn@oxfordpreservation.org.uk or
01865 775476 Ext. 237

Wolvercote Work Party - 22nd February
Why not join OPT to support our work on the land - and have fun? You can expect a warm welcome and tea and biscuits are provided!

Don't worry if you've never taken part before as we can show you the ropes.Please wear old, warm clothes as it can be cold and muddy!

Please contact Andy Gunn for further details:
a.gunn@oxfordpreservation.org.uk or
01865 775476 Ext. 237

Heyford Work Party - 8th March
Why not join OPT to support our work on the land - and have fun? You can expect a warm welcome and tea and biscuits are provided!

Don't worry if you've never taken part before as we can show you the ropes.Please wear old, warm clothes as it can be cold and muddy!

Please contact Andy Gunn for further details:
a.gunn@oxfordpreservation.org.uk or
01865 775476 Ext. 237

OUDCE/ OPT Day School
The ever popular OUDCE/ OPT Day School returns on 14 March 2015, ‘Mapping the History of Oxford’.
The full day course encompasses the City’s rich history from Oxford’s earliest origins, exploring medieval Oxford through to the modern day.

Please visit www.conted.ox.ac.uk/online to book your place

On foot from Broad Street - the walk
Why not discover more about Oxford's hidden history?
Malcolm Graham leads a local history walk to rival all others, based on his successful book, 'On foot from Broad Street'.

This book is the second in his Oxford Heritage Walks series, both of which are available to buy directly from OPT, or from Blackwells

Venue: To be announced

Wolvercote Work Party - 22nd March
Why not join OPT to support our work on the land - and have fun? You can expect a warm welcome and tea and biscuits are provided!

Don't worry if you've never taken part before as we can show you the ropes.Please wear old, warm clothes as it can be cold and muddy!

Please contact Andy Gunn for further details:
a.gunn@oxfordpreservation.org.uk or
01865 775476 Ext. 237

Heyford Work Party - 12th April
Why not join OPT to support our work on the land - and have fun? You can expect a warm welcome and tea and biscuits are provided!

Don't worry if you've never taken part before as we can show you the ropes.Please wear old, warm clothes as it can be cold and muddy!

Please contact Andy Gunn for further details:
a.gunn@oxfordpreservation.org.uk or
01865 775476 Ext. 237

Wolvercote Work Party - 19 April
Why not join OPT to support our work on the land - and have fun? You can expect a warm welcome and tea and biscuits are provided!

Don't worry if you've never taken part before as we can show you the ropes.Please wear old, warm clothes as it can be cold and muddy!

Please contact Andy Gunn for further details:
a.gunn@oxfordpreservation.org.uk or
01865 775476 Ext. 237

Heyford Work Party - 17th May
Why not join OPT to support our work on the land - and have fun? You can expect a warm welcome and tea and biscuits are provided!

Don't worry if you've never taken part before as we can show you the ropes.Please wear old, warm clothes as it can be cold and muddy!

Please contact Andy Gunn for further details:
a.gunn@oxfordpreservation.org.uk or
01865 775476 Ext. 237