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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: 19 Sep 2018
Abingdon Michaelmas Fair will take place on Monday 8th and Tuesday 9th October from 12 noon to 11pm each day.  The Michaelmas Fair is the longest street fair in Europe, running from the Market Place, through the High Street, The Square and the full length of Ock Street.  This historic street fair has its origins in the shortage of labour following  the Black Death of 1348/9.  The Fair was a hiring fair, the equivalent of today's employment agencies and online job websites. Men were hired for agricultural work at Michaelmas and the Fair provided an opportunity for staff to be hired for the... more
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