2021 Programme

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OBHAG Programme  2021 – Oswestry & Border History & Archaeology Group

Meetings are normally held at the Methodist Church Hall, Castle Street on the second Friday of the month at 7.30pm, but current Covid restrictions mean these cannot take place this spring.  Where possible we will use alternatives like “meeting” by Zoom.

Entry Fee: Members £2 Visitors £5


Virtual Quiz by Zoom 7th May 2021
organised by John Pryce-Jones

 9th April 7.30pm Virtual meeting by Zoom. (note 3rd Friday due to Easter) Early Electric Vehicle History.

Ian Hughes

7th May 7.30pm Virtual Quiz by Zoom, organised by John Pryce-Jones.

14th May (time tba)  Evening visit to the ancient Montgomeryshire village of Llanfechain.  Cancelled by Covid.

Saturday 10th July Full day visit to Beaumaris Castle & Penmon Priory, Anglesey, with Roger Cooper and Tom Lerwill.  Cancelled by Covid.

10th September, 7.30pm    Old Oswestry’s boundaries and ancient routes

Tim Malin.

8th October 8, 7.30pm        Medical insights into Poor Law records

Andrew Pattison

12th November, 7.30pm   Oswestry’s medieval bards: the first urban Welsh poets,

Eurig Salisbury, Aberystwyth University

10th December 7.30pm   The findings and significance of OCRP’s research on the Marcher castle at Oswestry.

Roger Cooper, Project Director