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Abingdon Michaelmas and Runaway Fairs come to town!
Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames Civic Service
August Bank Holiday bin collection changes
IT issues at Town Council
AAAHS 50th Anniversary - Gallery Talks
Notice of Public Rights
Mouse Hole Cafe Celebrates National Cream Tea Day!

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Published on: 05 Jul 2018
From Saturday 21st to Sunday 29th July 2018 -  (11:30 am - 2:15 pm) For fifty years the Abingdon Archaeological and Historical Society has been at the forefront of research into the town’s past. Its members have excavated sites, examined historic buildings, and scoured archives. Throughout their 50th Anniversary exhibition at the museum, AAAHS members will deliver talks and discussions that will explore Abingdon's history, archaeology and architecture showing visitors what the society has accomplished in the past fifty years. Please see AAAHS talks schedule below. Saturday, 21st July 2018'MG... more
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Published on: 27 May 2018
This Half-term get crafty and construct your own 3D building and make your own keyring to take home! Thursday, 31st May 2018 (10am-12.30pm, and 1-3pm) Admission: Free Activity Location: Museum Session Gallery (up 37 steps) This is a free activity but donations are always welcome.  
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Published on: 27 May 2018
DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.  Why not drop in to meet the artist Robert Strange on Saturday 2nd June at Abingdon Museum and find out about the inspiration and technique behind this exhibition of work. Robert Strange will be at the museum from 10.30 to 3pm. FREE
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Published on: 01 May 2018
Wednesday, 30th May 2018 (12 - 2 pm) Taking inspiration from Robert Strange's vivid drawings of sweet wrappers and discarded items, kids can create colourful paper works with guidance from the artist himself. Kids Craft Session with Robert Strange will be held in the Sessions Gallery.  FREE (donations suggested at £1 per person)  
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Published on: 08 Apr 2018
Sunday 15th April 2018 Exclusive 'MG made in Abingdon' book signing by Bob Frampton on Sunday 15th April (10am - 3pm) to coincide with the opening of the new temporary exhibition 'Automotive/Design: Innovations at MG Abingdon.' On this day you can have your copy of 'MG Made in Abingdon' signed by its author Bob Frampton. If you don't already have one, copies will be available to purchase in the museum shop for £14.99.
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Published on: 16 Mar 2018
Tuesday, 3rd April, and Saturday, 7th April 2018 Another year of our popular festive fun workshop making Easter style crafts. What shell we make this time? Time: 10am-12.30pm, and 1-3pm Admission: Entry by donation Location: Kempster Room, museum basement Facilities: Toilets, Baby Changing, Lift Access Café: The Mouse Hole Café will be open until 2pm serving a selection of hot and cold drinks, snacks and lunches. Kindly note:  the free museum craft activity programme is run by volunteers for the benefit of the community. Any abusive, rude or malicious behaviour, whether verbal or physical,... more
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Green man, workshop, abingdon, things to do, adult craft
Published on: 07 Feb 2018
Visitors are invited to take part in a fantastic workshop 'Create a Green Man Wall Plaque' at Abingdon Museum on 27th February this year. The workshop is a once-only event linked to the popular Myth, Mystery and Music exhibition currently displayed in the Sessions Gallery at the Museum in the town centre.  Tickets can be booked in advance on 01235 523703, or from the museum reception. No prior experience is necessary and all equipment/clay will be provided. When finished, plaques will be taken away and fired ready for collection from the museum later.  Don't miss out, book now to try out a... more
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Published on: 04 Feb 2018
Tuesday, 20 February 2018 - 3:00pm   A talk by Tim Healey   Tim Healey explores the story behind the mysterious leafy mask seen on our old parish churches, in 18th century garden ornaments and Victorian street architecture. A presentation utilising a wealth of vivid pictures of the Green Man subject in Oxfordshire.   Price: £5 per person Location: Kempster Room, museum basement. This level is accessible by lift.   Tickets must be booked in advance.  
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Things to do, Abingdon, Museum, Events, Family activities, day out, craft, workshop, art
Published on: 18 Jan 2018
Saturday 27th January, 10:00am-12:00pm   Join artist Barbara Payne and learn how to make a colourful collaged wall plaque inspired by the Green Man image. Afterwards, why not explore the Myth, Mystery and Music exhibition upstairs and see if you can find all of the Green Men in the pictures upstairs!    Price: £6.00  Time: 10am-12pm Aprons and all equipment supplied. Location: Kempster Room, museum basement Facilities: Toilets, Baby Changing, Lift Access Booking in advance is advised, please contact the museum on 01235 523703 or museum.bookings@abingdon.gov.uk  
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Published on: 12 Oct 2017
The Cunning Little Vixen, a special screening and talk by Geoff Dunbar   Wednesday, 1st November, 7:00pm-9:00pm   BAFTA award winning director and animator Geoff Dunbar presents a very special screening of his celebrated production for the BBC of The Cunning Little Vixen. The film is a visually stunning animated adaptation of Janacek's opera, and follows the story of a wild vixen and her relationship with both humans and the countryside.The film was nominated for the prestigious Prix Italia and won the Golden Prague in 2004.  The evening will begin with a talk by the director... more
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