OXTON HISTORY WALKS 2021

OXTON HISTORY WALKS 2021

We hope it will be possible to resume the programme of walks this year. The dates below are provisional and depend on the government’s easing of lockdown restrictions. All participants will be required to wear face masks and observe social distancing and numbers on...

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VIRTUAL Secret Gardens of Oxton, May 9th

VIRTUAL Secret Gardens of Oxton, May 9th

Sadly the Secret Gardens of Oxton event will not be able to go ahead for the second year running due to the continuing pandemic. BUT all is not lost! We are working on another Virtual Gardens Event similar to 2021. This year’s ‘Virtual’ Secret Gardens of Oxton will...

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Oxton’s new Defibrillator

Oxton’s new Defibrillator

The Oxton Society is delighted that, thanks to generous member donations, Community Fund grants from Wirral Borough Council and a partnership between the Oxton Society and Eraklis Developments Ltd, a defibrillator is now located at The Willows, in the centre of the...

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Oxton History Books for sale

Oxton History Publications, produced by the Oxton History Group, are now available to purchase online. Our publications tell the stories of prominent and interesting Oxton people from the past. Much of what we write is based on our original research. For further...

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Oxton 40 Years Book

Oxton 40 Years Book

Oxton Society Members have received a complimentary copy of our Commemorative Book by our Secretary, Alan Chape. Further copies of this lavishly illustrated, full-colour 60pp book are available both to members and non-members, for sale at £5.00. To order copies please...

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Oxton Family Quiz Walks

Oxton Family Quiz Walks

These are Quiz Walks about Oxton for younger children and their parents, grandparents or caretakers mostly, though anyone could do it if they fancied a Walk around our Village. The questions are mostly observational and require no particular knowledge. There are two...

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New RHS Awards

New RHS Awards

Over the past few years the Oxton Society has received numerous awards from the Royal Horticultural Society for our Hanging Baskets and Secret Gardens.  Obviously in 2020 things were different.  However, we have been given three special awards this year for...

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BUY A BULB FOR OXTON’S XMAS LIGHTS

BUY A BULB FOR OXTON’S XMAS LIGHTS

  Sadly we have abandoned our popular Xmas Lights Switch-on. But we are lighting up the village again from the end of November – dreaming of a White Christmas.   This year there will be no crowds - so no income to help pay for the lights. We are getting £500 from...

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Latest Blue Plaque unveiled

Latest Blue Plaque unveiled

A Blue Plaque commemorating the the Willmer Sisters, who were among the first female newspaper editors in the country in the early 1900s, was unveiled outside their former home in Wellington Rd on September 19. Laura and Jeannie Willmer were editors of the Wallasey...

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July History Periodical – now available

OXTON SOCIETY JULY HISTORY PERIODICAL   Sorry, but we are unable to print and distribute the History Periodical as normal. You can access it by using this link.    In time there will be a reduced print run as some people like to keep back numbers.  If you would like...

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