Programme of Events

If you are interested in joining one of our surveys but are not yet a member contact us by email, guests welcome.

In the event of bad weather contact either the leader or the secretary- Molly Dewey- 01865-735525. Permission has been obtained from landowners to collect for scientific purposes. In the interests of conservation please do not collect more specimens than are necessary for identification. As pheasants are preserved in many of the woods, please, no dogs. Please do not publically advertise these meetings but friends are welcome.

Date 2018 Event
Sunday 22nd April Shirburn Hill (OS SU 715 953) near Watlington. Meet at 2pm. Take the minor road along the top of the scarp above Watlington from Christmas Common northwards towards Stokenchurch.  Meet at Public parking space in Cowleaze Wood at OS SU 726 957, there is plenty of space.
Leader: Richard Fortey (01491 571753) 
Saturday 28th April Stow Wood. Meet at 2pm. On B4027 Islip to Forest Hill Road turn left into Common Rd (signed Beckley) approx. 100yds parking on right through wooden gate. OS SP 554 106.
Leader: Wendy MacEachrane   (01993 772970) 
Saturday 18th August


Watlington Hill, National Trust. Joint with TVFG Meet at 2 pm at National Trust Car Park along the minor road between Watlington and Christmas Common.  Parking limited, share cars if poss.  OS SU 710 935.
Leader: JudyWebb (07968395243)
Saturday 15th September Buscot Park, National Trust. Meet at 2pm in the Car Park.  From A420 take A417 Rd to Lechdale, Buscot  Park on LHS by Lake.
Leader: Richard Fortey (01491-571753)
Sunday 30th September Abrahams Wood, Boars Hill.  Meet at 2pm. Park on Berkley Road by gate
OS SP 491 021
Leader: Judy Webb (07968395243)
Sunday 7th October National Fungus weekend,  joint Foray with ANHSO.  Harcourt Arboretum.  Set up 1.00pm, talk at 1.30pm, Foray at 2pm.  Meet at Arboretum Car Park.  From Oxford take A 4047 through Nuneham  Courtney, turn right into University Arboretum  OS SP 555 987.
Leader:  Molly Dewey
Saturday 13th October Waterperry Wood  Meet at 2pm. Go through Stanton-St-John take Menmarsh Rd turn tight at lane signed Commonleys Farm. Contd down track to barrier. Park on roadside.  OS SP 611 089
Leader: Gillian Oldfield (01993 891565)
Sunday 21st October Foxcombe Wood. Joint Foray with Abingdon Naturalist Society.  Meet at 2.00pm. OS SP492 016. Directions are to park within the wood at the entrance, car share if possible.
Leader: John Killick (01235 -813442)
Sunday 28th October Nettlebed Common, North side of Rd.  Joint with TVFG.  Meet at 11am. Park on road next to the green in village centre. OS SU 70231 86816 (do not park in children’s recreational area near cricket pitch)
Leader: Richard Fortey (01491-571753)
Sunday 4th November Broughton Castle (OX15 5EB).  Meet at 11am. From Banbury Cross take the B4035 to Shipton on Stour, after 2 miles turn right into Broughton village at the cross roads by the Saye & Sele Arms pub. At the bottom of the hill turn left into the drive.  The car park is on the left before the church OS SP 419384. 
Leader: Keith Cohen (07811 333 643)
Sunday 25th November


Leigh Common  Meet at 11 am. Turn onto A4095 Bladon-Witney road at signpost to Roman Villa.  Turn right immediately, meet just round the corner in lay-by. OS SP 399 136. Lunch at 12.30pm followed by AGM, at the home of Max Peterson, The Shrubbery, Eynsham.
Leader: Wendy MacEachrane   (01993 772970)