Category Archives : Socials


Christmas Cheer! 1

OCV held its Christmas party last Friday at the Restore Garden Cafe – it looks like a good time was had by all! Prizes* for the best caption and for “guess the number of beer cans and bottles” on the table   [ * Where “prizes” actually means a sense of satisfaction at winning and […]

Christmas party 2014

Picnic nom nom nom

Take a punt on our OCV socials 1

Eight intrepid OCVers took to the water for our annual punting social event on Thursday 10th July. We met at the Cherwell Boathouse for an evening of messing about on the river. People soon remembered their punting skills and we settled in for a relaxing evening. It was known for beer to have been consumed in […]


Wildflower Meadow Barbecue

Friday night’s social was a barbecue at a private nature reserve in the Chilterns in Buckinghamshire called Gray’s Lane Bank. It’s almost like an extension of the owner’s garden, and it’s been so lovingly managed that it’s one of the most impressive wild flower meadows we’ve ever seen. It’s a SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest) which […]

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