AGM & Talk 19th May 2015

The Society's Annual General Meeting was held on Tuesday 19th May 2015 at 7.30pm in All Saints' Church

The AGM was attended by some 30 members and the formal business was concluded under the direction of Chair Mary Thompson with admirable efficiency and alacrity.  

Mary Thompson's full Chair's Report can be read here.  She concluded:

"Bearing in mind the extensive developments taking place which will change the identity of the village, it is essential that we do not forget the village’s important history and heritage."

The Society's accounts for 2014/15 were accepted nem con.

The Society's Committee for 2015 was elected nem con as follows:

Mary Thompson - Chair

Clare Simpson - Secretary

Sue French - Treasurer

Julie Mcdonnell - Membership Secretary

Alison Draper - Committee Member

Bill Hanks - Committee Member

John Talbot - Committee Member

Sarah Ward - Committee Member

There being no other business the AGM was closed at 8.00 pm

The AGM was followed by a talk by Richard O. Smith entitled : 

"Eccentric Oxford: A History of Mischief and Mayhem"

This entertaining talk presented an amusing, but historically accurate look at tales of Oxford’s lesser known eccentric history.

About the speaker

Richard O Smith

Richard Smith lives in Oxford.  He is the author of several books and a comedy writer who contributes to BBC4’s News Quiz, the Now Show and other programmes. 

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