Tolsey Talks are 45 min local history talks with a 15 min question and answer session.
There are 10 in the series all delivered by Zoom video conferencing. Only £5 per talk.
There are now only 7 future talks remaining but you still get a saving if you buy the series
£20 for Friends (save £15).
Upcoming Events 2022/23
- 23 Feb, 19:30 – 20:30Tolsey Talk on ZoomDiscover the story the Burford Tolsey Museum’s famous doll's house, that is modelled on the Great House in Witney Street and hear about the life and times of Regency high society, that it portrays.
- 23 Mar, 19:30 – 20:30Tolsey Talk on Zoom“Half the wealth of England rides on the back of the sheep” is a well-known medieval saying, and all about the Cotswolds are vestiges of that wealth, including the glorious ‘wool churches’ (of which St. John the Baptist, Burford of course, is an example)
- 27 Apr, 19:30 – 20:30Tolsey Talk on ZoomDiscover Thomas Willement (1786 – 1871)a Gothic Revivalist, Interior Designer who is often referred to as "the Father of Victorian Stained Glass", yet relatively few are aware of his work.
- 25 May, 19:30 – 20:30Tolsey Talk on ZoomThe Ascott Martyrs were a group of women who were sent to Oxford Prison in 1873 for “rioting in Chipping Norton”. These tenacious women were arrested for their role in attempting to persuade local farm workers to unionise but were later pardoned by Queen Victoria and returned home as martyrs.
- 22 Jun, 19:30 – 20:30Tolsey Talk on ZoomDiscover the twelve most popular ‘postcards’ posted by David on the Burford Tolsey Archive Facebook page and hear, and add to, the comments they have generated.