West Oxfordshire

Properties and events in West Oxfordshire

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Reducing Bus Heights to fit under Oxford Railway Bridge

Old Station Yard, Main Road, Long Hanborough, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX29 8LA
In person
Pre-booking required

Double-decker buses often came to grief under the Oxford Railway Bridge. The talk will explain why the first buses were high and describe later bus designs reducing their height. Participants will have no access to the the rest of the museum.

St Martin's Church, Sandford St Martin

Ledwell Road, Sandford St Martin, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 7AH
In person
Pre-booking not required

Historic church, listed Grade II*, with interesting features in rural setting

Talk "The Ups and Downs in the development of the Bicycle"

Old Station Yard, Main Road, Long Hanborough, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX29 8LA
In person
Pre-booking required

How did a volcanic eruption trigger the invention of the first bicycle? The talk will describe its development during the 19th century referring to Historic Cycles on display. Participants will not have access to the Bus or Morris Motors museums.

Witney and District Museum - Family History Day

75 High Street, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 6JA
In person
Pre-booking not required

A chance to view some of our rarely seen records and get help with researching your family tree!