Rights of Way

Rights of Way
Restoring the Record
Free workshops for rights of way enthusiasts...
 
Acknowledged experts, Phil Wadey and Sarah Bucks, will be presenting two workshops based on their book “Rights of Way – Restoring the Record”. The aim of these training events is to enthuse, enable and empower rights of way researchers to make definitive map modification order applications to ensure that rights that would be extinguished in 2026 are saved for future generations to use. 
 
The day will concentrate on identifying routes, the key sources of evidence of historic ways, where that information is located, what it can tell us, and how a systematic research method can be employed to undertake this work.
 
18 November 2017 Henley Town Hall, Henley On Thames, Oxon, RG9 2AQ
 
Bookings & enquiries to Ellen Froggatt, e: ellenfroggatt@oss.org.uk
 
19 November 2017 Bicester Hotel & Spa, Chesterton, Bicester, OX26 1TE 
 
Bookings & enquiries to Hannah Marsh, e: hannah.marsh@bhs.org.uk or t: 02476 840720
 
Both course dates are free of charge but places are limited so must be booked in advance. Arrival 9am for 9.30am start, finish 4.30pm.
 
Tea and coffee is provided on arrival, lunch is not provided but can be purchased at the Bicester Hotel. There is free parking at Bicester Hotel, public parking should be used for Henley Town Hall.
 
Delegates should bring a laptop (wi-fi provided) - tablets or smartphones may not be suitable for some training exercises - and OS maps of your local area. The Open Spaces Society is Britain’s oldest national conservation body, founded in 1865. It campaigns to protect common land, town and village greens, open spaces and public paths and people’s rights to enjoy them.
 
The British Horse Society is the UK's largest and most influential equestrian charity. We protect and promote the interests of all horses and those who care about them, including the 3.5 million people in the UK who ride or who drive a horse-drawn carriage.
 
Sarah Bucks and Phil Wadey are authors of Rights of Way - Restoring the Record, a historic research guide. Copies of the book will be available to purchase at a discounted rate at both of these training days.
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