Talks Programme

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Programme of Talks for 2023


Yesterday’s Childhood



Not Just Napoleon and Jane Austen

Our June talk is all about the weird and wonderful happenings in 1815.

Thursday June 8th at the museum at 7.30pm

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Join us at the Players Theatre on Monday May 22nd for a very special talk by Jane Robinson all about the Suffragists’ Great Pilgrimage in 1913 and Thame’s role in it.



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May Monthly Talk

Join Marie-Louise Kerr as she takes us on an illustrated  tour of the famous, infamous and less well known people, whose contributions nationally and internationally led to their lives being marked with a Blue Plaque on local buildings around South Oxfordshire.




6 Women of the civil war. A wonderful story of the brave and often fearless women who risked all to save their families during the English civil war




Tom Petch. Speed Aggression Surprise – The Untold story of the Origin of the SAS

Wednesday 8th February : 7:30pm : Thame Players Theatre : £10 per ticket

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Monthly Talks Programme 2023
February 8th TAL/Thame Museum Author Event 

Players Theatre, Thame

Speed, Aggression, Surprise

The Untold Secret Origins of the SAS


Tom Petch



March 16th Six Warrior Women of the

English Civil Wars


Stephen Barclay
April 13th


Famous Local Folk : the people behind the Blue Plaques in South Oxon Marie-Louise Kerr
May 18th


How to Be a 21st Century Gardener Tim Walker
June 8th


Not Just Napoleon and Jane Austen – memories from 1815 Melanie King 
July 6th The Tennis Champion who escaped the Nazis Felice Hardy
August Summer break
Sept 7th Memories of the Vale – life before the coming of the railway Julie Ann Godson


Oct 5th Yesterday’s Childhood Bill King  
Nov 9th Stories of Conscientious Objectors in WWI in Oxfordshire Sue Smith