The Oxbury Historical Society invites all those interest to its latest season of lectures:
March 18th: William the Conquerer and his amazing technicolour dreamcoat.
March 25th: Spanners in the Holy Roman Empire.
March 29th: Aztec cameras.
April 2nd: Mussolini and Ulrika – the secret affair.
April 7th: The fall and rise of Charlemagne’s empire (ballet version).
April 14th: The significance of the whelk in the Third Reich.
April 16th: Funking up crop rotation – disco in the middle ages.
April 19th: ‘Why were some many French kings called Louis?’ and other boring historical questions.
Lecutres are held in the Graeme Taylor Theatre, Oxbury University.
Admission: £3 adults, £1 children/OAPs (not both). Dead historical figures get in free (except Richard III).
Oxbury University is pleased to announce that the following public lectures will take place during this academic year:
- Cheesecake and its effects upon the global environment;
- Dostoevsky’s Brothers Karamazov – the dirty bits;
- Great poetry with a pineapple flavour;
- Jimmy cracked corn but I don’t care – why?;
- The pointlessness of the shoe;
- Ridiculing the lame – why it’s not funny and how to get away with it;
- Sheffield Wednesday 2, Wolverhampton Wanderers 1: what impact does this have upon world trade?;
- Spot the historical inaccuracies in this lecture;
- Why couldn’t all the King’s horses and all the King’s men put Humpty back together again? Was it due to government overspending?
- Worlds Wildest Lecturers IV.
All lectures will be held in thew University’s Mussolini Lecture Theatre. A timetable will be published outside the theatre as soon as one of the administrative staff can work out how to use the photocopier.