Reviews of Recent Events

Cherwell Valley Churches Tour –

Both visits followed the same route from St Mary, Kidlington, to St Mary, North Aston, taking in St Nicholas, Tackley, and St Peter and St Paul, Steeple Aston. At Kidlington, we were able to see how a 13th century church had been enriched with Decorated windows in the 14th century and we also admired the… Read more »

Cuddesdon & Rycote

Our latest event took members to Cuddesdon where Martin Percy, Principal of Ripon College gave members a fascinating briefing on the iconic new chapel and the concepts behind Nial McCloughlin’s design. We also explored the old chapel and enjoyed a briefing on this and the history of the college itself by Mark Chapman, the Vice… Read more »

Goring & Checkendon

On a recent visit to the Church of St Thomas of Canterbury in Goring OHCT members were treated to a talk by conservation architect, David Warr, who also led and organised this event. We then went on to the church of St Peter and St Paul,Checkendon which boasts a fabulous Kennington window. We enjoyed a… Read more »

Rousham & Adderbury

The sun shone on members of the OHCT who recently joined Richard Lethbridge on a trip to Rousham and Adderbury. We all had time to explore one of the greatest gardens in England before visiting the small and charming church surrounded as it is by pruned yew and guarded, on the day we visited at… Read more »

An Evening of Celebration at Broughton Castle

Many OHCT members braved a chilly evening to attend service celebrating 50 years of OHCT at St Mary’s Church in Broughton. The Bishop of Oxford gave an elegant and thought provoking sermon and Bishop Colin of Dorchester also participated in the service. Broughton’s choir ably supported the congregation and then we made our way to… Read more »

50th anniversary ceremony in Dorchester Abbey

The Cake

Dorchester Friday 25 April 2014 The Earl and Countess of Wessex delighted members of the Oxfordshire Historic Churches Trust (OHCT) by joining them at a service in Dorchester Abbey to celebrate the organisation’s 50th anniversary. “The OHCT works hard to help preserve some of what we believe to be some of the finest buildings in… Read more »

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