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Tolsey Talks are 45 min local history talks with a 15 min question and answer session.

There are 10 in the series, 5 delivered by Zoom during the 'Dark Night' months and 5 delivered in person at the Baptist Church or Warwick Hall during the 'Light Night' months.

Only £6 per talk per household if purchased individually or with discounts if you buy a series pack from our online Shop. You can also purchase a seat at the Trustees Table to hear the Zoom talks delivered by the presenter at the Archive.

Upcoming Events 2023/24

  • 'Glove Making in West Oxfordshire' - Carol Anderson
    'Glove Making in West Oxfordshire' - Carol Anderson
    Thu, 25 Apr
    Burford Baptist Church
    25 Apr 2024, 19:30 – 20:30
    Burford Baptist Church, 34 Witney St, Burford OX18 4SN, UK
    In the 18th century, West Oxfordshire had become one of England’s three centres of glove making.
  • 'The King’s Jockey ' - Lesley Gray
    'The King’s Jockey ' - Lesley Gray
    Thu, 30 May
    Burford Baptist Church
    30 May 2024, 19:30 – 20:30
    Burford Baptist Church, 34 Witney St, Burford OX18 4SN, UK
    The Suffragette Derby of 1913: a woman sacrifices her life for her cause, but what of the man who feels responsible for killing her?
  • 'The Man Who Invented The News' - Nigel Hastilow
    'The Man Who Invented The News' - Nigel Hastilow
    Wed, 12 Jun
    Warwick Hall
    12 Jun 2024, 19:30 – 20:30
    Warwick Hall, Church Ln, Burford OX18 4RY, UK
    Born in Burford, the notorious journalist’s story at a time when popular newspapers were first taking off.
  • 'They Run With Surprising Swiftness' - Peter Radford
    'They Run With Surprising Swiftness' - Peter Radford
    Thu, 25 Jul
    Burford Baptist Church
    25 Jul 2024, 19:30 – 20:30
    Burford Baptist Church, 34 Witney St, Burford OX18 4SN, UK
    The Women Athletes of Early Modern Britain.
  • 'The Water Gypsy' - Julie Ann Godson
    'The Water Gypsy' - Julie Ann Godson
    Thu, 26 Sept
    Burford Baptist Church
    26 Sept 2024, 19:30 – 20:30
    Burford Baptist Church, 34 Witney St, Burford OX18 4SN, UK
    How a Thames fisher girl became a Viscountess.
  • 'Group Reminiscences of Burford' led by David Cohen
    'Group Reminiscences of Burford' led by David Cohen
    Thu, 31 Oct
    Tolsey Talk on Zoom
    31 Oct 2024, 19:30 – 20:30
    Tolsey Talk on Zoom
    A round table discussion prompted by old Burford images.
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