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FIRST MONDAYS - TALKS FROM OUR COMMUNITY FOR OUR COMMUNITY

Over the years, many DRARA residents have given fascinating talks or guided walks to share their knowledge or experiences with others in our community. We have so many interesting people living in our community, with a wide experience of life from travel, to work, to people met and hobbies enjoyed, exploits and surprising knowledge acquired and wisdom to share.

 

Thanks to the brainstorm of resident Elizabeth Mills and partnership with Clare Ridley, together with the context of the Covid pandemic and lockdown, in January 2021, DRARA launched a regular series of on-line talks "First Monday with DRARA" - taking place on the first Monday of each month.  The talks last half an hour, followed by questions and discussion with our guest and fellow neighbours.  These talks have been extremely popular from the start, and both the talk and discussions are recorded and made available on this webpage for others to enjoy at a later date - see below.

First Monday with DRARA is only open to DRARA residents, please click on the link below to register for the next talk, and then join at 8pm, with a cuppa or glass of something convivial!

LINKS TO PAST FIRST MONDAY TALKS

Information on all past First Monday talks can be found below.  Click on each poster below to access the recording of each talk.

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Coming up next...

COURAGE & COMPASSION IN WARTIME ITALY
with ANNE COPLEY

In June we return to Italy for our 1st Monday with DRARA talk.

Morrell Avenue resident, Anne Copley will tell us the story of strong Oxford links forged by brave farmers in wartime Italy who together helped the escape of 50,000 Allied Prisoners of War.

Join us at 8pm, Monday 3rd June on zoom
 

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Click here to join the talk

LINKS TO PAST FIRST MONDAY TALKS

Information on all past First Monday talks can be found below.  Click on each poster below to access the recording of each talk.

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