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Community FreeSpace has been recently used by Abingdon Flower Club

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Community FreeSpace

Bury Street premises for community groups to use

The Friends of Abingdon our town's civic society takes bookings for Community FreeSpace.This is in Bury Street. It is made available free of charge to town community groups to promote their activities. This year it has hosted heritage, history,crafts, the town's excellent photography club's competition winners, flower arranging and lots more.

The town’s civic society took on full responsibility for this 'window' on what happens in town from the Choose Abingdon initiative. When in Bury Street shopping have a look at any community activities in the town. So many activities meet in North or South Abingdon as well as town centre.

The Community FreeSpace is available free of charge to local community groups, charities and not-for-profit organisations for periods of up to two weeks for small-scale activities such as displays, meetings, small celebrations and generally promoting their organisation.  Nothing can be sold here.

There is no charge for community groups and small local charities; Larger charities and not-for-profit organisations are invited to make a donation towards running costs.

Examples of groups using FreeSpace include:

  • Camera Club – exhibition
  • Carbon Cutters – apple-juicing and exhibition                         
  • Oxon and Bucks Woodcarvers – exhibition and demonstrations      
  • Abingdon Flower Club – display and demonstrations             
  • GO Active drop-ins  - Functional fitness tests for over 60’s
  • Abingdon Music Centre – workshops
  • MIND – drop-in sessions
  • Abingdon Health & Wellbeing Centre – exhibition
  • Fitzharrys school – Art Exhibition            

To find out more about using FreeSpace, contact freespace@friendsofabingdon.org.uk

To find out about upcoming events there – see local advertising, the events calendar on this website, or check the notice on the door.

 

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