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Published on: 25 Jan 2019
MAYOR ANNOUNCES CLUBS’ AND SOCIETIES’ DAY FOR 2019 The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr Margaret Crick, has announced that Abingdon’s Clubs’ & Societies’ Day will take place in the Guildhall on Saturday 16th March 2019 from 10AM - 3PM.  Cllr Crick stated that “I’m absolutely delighted as Mayor to be hosting the Clubs’ & Societies’ Day.  Clubs’ & Societies’ Day showcases the wonderful range of activities that are available for local residents of all ages in the town.  It is an open day when everyone has the opportunity to come along and find out more about what is on offer and... more
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Published on: 25 Jan 2019
GUILDHALL REOPENS AFTER REFURBISHMENT OPEN WEEKEND 16th-17th FEBRUARY The Guildhall buildings are now open for hire after extensive refurbishment. The team which runs the Abbey Cinema in the 1960s extension to the Guildhall and the Unicorn in the Abbey Buildings, is now managing the Guildhall facility on behalf of the Town Council. Ian Wiper said, “We are delighted to be managing the Guildhall which seemed to make sense given our hospitality experience and the fact that we already have a whole team in situ running the cinema 7 days a week, from 9am until late” A new website www.guildhall.ac... more
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Published on: 18 Jan 2019
The Mouse hole café, located in the basement of Abingdon Town Hall, is turning 60 this weekend! The café is open 10AM- 4PM Saturday 19th January and to celebrate its birthday all hot drinks will be only 60p!! So come along and join the celebrations.
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Published on: 17 Jan 2019
Every third Saturday of the month  Come and listen to local experts talk about interesting topics at the museum. Every third Saturday of the month, three talks will take place around the museum galleries. Each talk wil last 30 minutes and will be about different subjects about Abingdon's history or chosen objects in the museum collection. Please check the museum events programme for themes and times for each talk day.  Next talks day will be announced in September 2019.
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Market Place, Sports & Leisure
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Published on: 15 Jan 2019
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr Margaret Crick, is hosting this year’s Charity Dinner on Friday 1st March 2019. The event is being held to raise money for her two Chosen Charities: Be Free Young Carers and Abingdon Carousal. The tickets are £45 pp and will include a 3 course-meal and entertainment for the evening. Details below for the event - Date: Friday 1st March 2019 Time: 7:00PM - 11:30 PM Venue: Coseners House, 15-16 Abbey Cl, Abingdon, OX14 3JD Ticket Price: £45                       Tickets available from The Abingdon Town Council Offices in Roysse Court, Bridge Street, OX14 3HU... more
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Published on: 03 Jan 2019
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council are once again organising the popular “Music in the Park” event.  Music in the Park has taken place in the Abbey Grounds every year since its inception as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations in 2012, attracting large crowds with 3,500 wristbands being made available in the spring. This year Music in the Park takes place in the evening of Saturday 1st June, following on from the popular daytime event, Fun in the Park. The event includes performances predominantly by local bands and the organising committee has already received a number of... more
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Outdoors
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Published on: 02 Jan 2019
Recycle Your Christmas Tree! This is a reminder that as usual, now that the Christmas festivities are concluded, you can bring your Christmas tree to the Market Place to be recycled into woodchip. This annual event takes place on the Saturday after Twelfth Night and this year is scheduled for Saturday 5th January from 9am to 3pm. This service is provided by the Town Council. The woodchip produced will help to line our woodland pathways and provide compost for allotments and flowerbeds. Take advantage of this convenient and environmentally-friendly way to say goodbye to your... more
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Outdoors
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Published on: 31 Dec 2018
Boundary Walk A New Year’s Day walk of the ancient parish of Abingdon-on-Thames leaves Market Place at 11.00 am. The walk will be led by Councillor Helen Pighills and Member of the Abingdon Guild of Town Criers, Patrick Bird. The walk lasts approx 2.5 hours. Join us for a  walk to bring in the Year 2019.
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Heritage, Outdoors
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 07 Dec 2018
The 1960s extension to Abingdon’s Guildhall – known as the Abbey Hall – is being brought back to life with a launch date this December.  The building will be transformed with state-of-the-art projection and surround sound equipment, cinema seating and a finely-stocked bar. Named ‘The Abbey Cinema’, the new venue will be kicking off a run of new releases just in time for Christmas, including Mary Poppins Returns, The Girl in the Spider’s Web, Robin Hood and Wreck it Ralph, alongside festive favourites such as It’s a Wonderful Life, The Grinch & Nativity Rocks!. The Guildhall complex is... more
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Published on: 30 Nov 2018
The annual Mayors Over 70's Christmas Party has now sold out! There are no longer any tickets available and we are very sorry for any dissapointment this may cause, but for those of you who managed to grab a ticket the Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr Margaret Crick, is really looking forward to welcoming you to this festive event!
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Town Administration
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