Meeting in Long Compton Village Hall

2nd Wednesday in the following months months, September, October, November, December, March, April, May, June at 7.30pm

Objectives: To increase the understanding and knowledge of the history of Long Compton and vicinity



  • Diana Cook,   01608 684771
  • Christopher Fance,   01608 674207


Programme for 2021-2022

With the end of most COVID-19 restrictions, the Committee has decided that a start to meetings can be made in September.

Accordingly, the first meeting will take place in the Village Hall on 15 September (not a second Wednesday) and follow the traditional pattern of a short AGM followed by a talk.

The full programme for talks in 2021-2022 follows: -

15 September 2021  AGM followed by Long Compton in the Second World War      Bill Cook
13 October 2021      The Otmoor riots in a wider context                                     Ciaran Walsh
10 November 2021   Warwickshire in the reign of Richard ll                                  Will Gowers
8 December 2021     Women in the Arts and Crafts Movement                              Katherine Bradley
9 March 2022          The Poor Law In the 18th Century - the crisis in the Parishes   Deborah Hayter
13 April 2022           Warwickshire Photographers                                                James Ranahan
11 May 2022            Pagans and Puritans - May Day morning in Oxford                 Tim Healey
8 June 2022             George Eliot and Warwickshire History                                  David Paterson
An annual subscription for a member is £12 who also pay £1 for attendance at each meeting. Those who were members when the first lockdown started will be asked to pay £6 as only half of the meetings for that subscription year were held.

Visitors are welcome to attend any meeting at 7.30 in the Village Hall for the fee of £3 each