Previous Speakers


January 15th

Liz Mitchell,  Weaving (last minute change)


February 19th

Olivia Payne ' An introduction to Oxfam's work and reflections from Bangladesh'

March 19th

Annual Meeting followed by Anne Laurence

"Travellers, Printers, Laundresses and


April 16th 

Peggy Williamson,  Felt Flowers Workshop

(please bring sharp scissors)

May 21st

Mary Gregory, Associated Country Women of the World

June 18th 

Liz Woolley "Beer, Sausages and Marmalade"

July 16th

Louise Chantal, Oxford Playhouse

September 17th

Janet Royall, (Baroness Royall of Blaisdon) Principal of Somerville College, Oxford

"On the Shoulders of Giants"

October 5th

The return of SOWI's FAMOUS CEILIDH!

South Oxford Community Centre

with the Oxford University Ceilidh Band 

Open to all - email now to reserve your tickets 

October 15th

MEMBERS NIGHT (anything might happen)

November 19th

Peggy Seeger "First Time Ever"

December 17th

Christmas celebration


January 21st

Georgina Ferry: Dorothy Hodgkin

February 18th

Grape Minds "Wine!"


September 15th

Al Sylvester - Southern Reach

October 20th

Gillian Walnes Perry  - the Legacy of Anne Frank

November 17th

Sabita Banerji  and THIRST - The International Roundtable for Sustainable Tea

December 15th

Lucy Atkins, author and journalist



January 19th

Oxfordshire on Canvas with Marie-Louise Kerr

February 16th

Spoons workshop with Jo May, percussionist

March 16th

Our AGM and then Tess Taylor from Tap Social

April 20th

Jim Godfrey

Meadow Road - the plans to build a road through 

Christ Church meadow...

May 18th

Susan Roaf

Future-proofing your life in a changing climate

June 15th

Annelie Talent - Beatrix Potter

July 20th

Reunion Social!  At the COMMUNITY CENTRE!

August - no meeting

September 21st 

Uncomfortable Oxford - Proctors and Prostitutes

October 19th

Members' Night - something organised by members and kept secret till the night!