See below for upcoming events and go to WHATS ON Page for other dates.

Dates for 2017 events now showing!

The Swinford Museum is holding a fundraising event on Friday 18th November at 7pm for 7.30pm in the Carter Institute Filkins.. go to the Museum Event Page for further information on this great celebration of 85 years of the museum!

Santa comes to town
Saturday 3 December - meet Santa at his stops round the village and follow him to the turning on of the Xmas Tree lights at the Church and onto the Village Hall for Carols, Mince Pies and Mulled wine


If you are involved in any events or activities in and around Filkins and Broughton Poggs and want to have them listed on the website, please email webmaster@filkins.org.uk

and dont forget the monthly Newsletter is in glorious colour for you to read online -see St Filica Newsletters tab - AND AS PROMISED, A LISTING OF ALL PAST RECIPES IS NOW ON THE NEWSLETTER PAGE - IF THE NEWSLETTER IS NO LONGER THERE, JUST EMAIL THE WEBMASTER AND I WILL SEND YOU THE RECIPE!

 

 

 

 


 


Swinford Museum

George Swinford outside the Swinford Museum in Filkins
'Young' George Swinford at the Swinford Museum at Filkins

Housed in a 17th century cottage, this fine collection of local domestic, agricultural, trade and craft tools provides a unique picture of a bygone rural community.

One of Oxfordshire's oldest small rural museums, it was originally set up by George Swinford in the 1930's with the help of Sir Stafford Cripps.

Opening Times

We will be open twice a month on the first and third Sunday of the month from

May to September 2.00 - 5 pm

See the Museum Events Page for this years special events

We always welcome group viists whereby we offfer a warm welcome, visit of the museum, short history walk of the village and a cream tea. Please telephne Diane on 01367 860504 for more information or to book a visit.

If you are researching family who lived in Filkins, w can help with assistance from the church records which have been transcribed by Gerald Webb and Diane Blackett.


A small donation would be appreciated.

 

 

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