The Oxton Society

The Past, the Present & the Future

The Oxton Society

The Past, the Present & the Future

The Oxton Society

The Past, the Present & the Future

The Oxton Society

The Past, the Present & the Future

Our Aims

The aims of the Oxton Society are:

  • To promote high standards of planning and architecture
  • To educate the public in Oxton’s geography, history, natural history and architecture
  • To secure the preservation, protection, development and improvement of Oxton

A Civic Society is:

  • A friendly society
  • A concerned society
  • An active society

Now is time to:

  • Get involved
  • Find out what is going on in your area
  • Discover more about the work your local society
  • Help make our village work for everyone.

Latest News

New booklet on Oxton’s Suffragettes

New booklet on Oxton's Suffragettes The History Group's Jo Hipps has compiled an illustrated history of the story of Oxton women's struggle for the vote, 1872- 1928. This 38 page booklet is available from Oxton Books at the Williamson Art Gallery, price £4.50.  ...

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History Fair, Sat, 13 Oct

Oxton History Fair, Saturday 13 Oct, from 1pm to 4pm Christchurch, Bessborough Road, CH43 5RW Fascinating displays including old photographs and maps. Local history groups will be there to show you their materials and answer your questions. Short talks will also be...

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Sad News – Gerard O’Sullivan

We are sorry to announce the passing of one of our most-valued members and a pillar of the Oxton Community. Gerard O'Sullivan dies last week after a long battle with illness. Gerard was known to us as a wonderful baker who, with his wife Jenny, ran the pop-up bakery...

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Wilfred Owen Commemoration, more events

The Wilfred Owen Commemoration  First World War Concert, Sat, 15 Sept. As part of the Wilfred Owen Commemorations, a concert will take place at Christ Church featuring music mainly by young composers who, like Owen, were killed in the First World War.  The music is in...

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