BHS Outings 2018 | Banbury Museum

The society’s summer programme is varied and includes: visits to country houses and archaeological digs, ‘road shows’ at village halls and walks exploring historical landscapes.

2018 Summer Outings:

CANCELLED – Arts and Crafts in Chipping Campden   

CANCELLED – 24th May 2018 (meet at 2 pm)

PLEASE NOTE that this trip is cancelled from lack of numbers. The Court Barn Museum focusses on the talented designers and craftspeople who worked in Chipping Campden and the north Cotswolds in the Arts and Crafts tradition. The visit will start with a short talk about the Guild of Handicraft which settled there in the early 1900s, followed by the opportunity to look around what has been called ‘surely the most delightful small museum in England’.  After that there is an optional guided walk looking at the architecture of the High Street.  There are plenty of places for tea.

Talk and visit to the Museum: £ 7.50;   including the guided walk £12.00.

Please book with Susan Walker on, or  by post to  Susan Walker,  Ivy House, Upper Brailes, OX15 5AX,  saying whether you are booking the talk only (£7.50)  or talk and tour (£12). Payment will be on the day.



Geological tour of Banbury’s Old Buildings

21st June 2018 (meet at 7 pm)

Led by Norman Dutton and Brian Little

This tour will take you round the stone used in Banbury’s oldest buildings looking at the detail of the provenance, age and fossil record therein.
Meet at 7pm at the Market Square entrance of the Nat West bank.  (No need to book ahead).


Annual General Meeting at Linden House, 55 The Green, South Bar

4th July 2018 (meet at 5.30 pm)

(By kind invitation of Spratt Endicott solicitors)

We shall be celebrating the 60th anniversary of the foundation of the Banbury Historical Society on this occasion and there may even be cake.

Linden House is one of Banbury’s best 18th century buildings, mentioned in Pevsner, and has been recently renovated by Spratt Endicott.