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

Tomorrow!!! Saturday 22 October

Coffee Morning in aid of Cancer Research.
Homemade Cakes, competitions for all ages, entertainment and more! Come along to the Village Shop from 1300hrs. Come along and join in the fun!

Pizza Pints and Pictures

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!

Please suport all our local activities.

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

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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