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30,000th visitor to Abingdon Museum
Published on: 15 Jun 2013
On 15th June the Museum was delighted to welcome its 30,000th visitor. Since reopening in July 2012 the Museum has received fantastic support from the public and was thrilled to welcome Tim and Leeanne from Queensland Australia as our 30,000th visitors. They were visiting Abingdon-on-Thames with family members Martin, Alison and Molly from Kennington, Oxfordshire.  They all enjoyed a visit to the Museum with complimentary tickets to the roof to view Abingdon.  
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Arts & Culture
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Old fashioned clothes on display.
Published on: 09 Jun 2013
Ruby's Retro Fair at the Guildhall, held for the first time today, was a hit with the hundreds of visitors who enjoyed the quirky mix of vintage clothing, china, linen, kitchenware and jewellery.
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Arts & Culture, Shopping
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Guildhall
fireworks lighting up the night sky above the trees of the Abbey Grounds
Published on: 02 Jun 2013
There was a great turnout yesterday evening for the Music in the Park event run by Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council. All three thousand tickets were sold, and the lovely weather saw a full house gather with their picnics in the Abbey Grounds. The audience ranged from 8 months to 80, and fuelled by the twin delights of candy floss and Loose Cannon's finest ales, they sang along and danced enthusiastically to the various acts including Blues Brothers and Michael Buble tribute acts and local bands the Prisoners of Katriona and Elkie. The evening was rounded off by the Abingdon Band, accompanied... more
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Arts & Culture, Sports & Leisure, Outdoors
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Conductor in Union Jack waistcoat leading the audience singing the National Anthem
Published on: 01 Jun 2013
Music in the Park tickets are now sold out so there should be a great atmosphere tonight at the Abbey Grounds. HAVE A GREAT EVENING!
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Arts & Culture, Outdoors
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Crowds of people looking at the stalls and walking through the park
Published on: 01 Jun 2013
The people of Abingdon-on-Thames took advantage of the sunny weather, and turned out in force to the town's annual family day. Held in the Abbey Grounds, on the site of Abingdon's historic abbey, several thousand people enjoyed the mixture of stalls, entertainment and children's activities laid on by the Town Council.As always, the many thriving clubs and societies in the town were well represented with stalls ranging from the swimming club, to the green gym, to the town twinning society, to name a few. Our military community stationed at Dalton Barracks were also well represented and the... more
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Sports & Leisure, Outdoors
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Fun in the Park
Published on: 01 Jun 2013
The annual Fun in the Park drew thousands of people into the Abbey Grounds for an afternoon of fun. The young and old had a chance to have a go at the variety of activities and games which were freely available. The stage performances included dancers, choirs, cheerleaders and singers. The event was once again captured by Abingdon based family photographer, Harriet. You can view the photos at www.harrietphotography.com just click on ‘client login’ at the top of the page and use your email to create your account (email addresses are for your access to the images only, and will not be used by... more
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Outdoors
Partner:
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Fun in the park!
Published on: 29 May 2013
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council is once again hosting a great day for all the family which will consist of day and evening activities, shows, entertainment and fireworks - starting at 11am with Fun in the Park.  The council has been working in partnership with the Oxfordshire Play Association to make this annual event bigger and better.  There will be a wide variety of FREE activities for all the family – such as Go-Karts, Climbing Wall,   Try-a-Sport, Play Bus, Skate Park, Circus Skills; Mobile Children’s Centre, Nature Play, Ziggy’s Soft Play Area and loads more.    Entertainment will... more
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Outdoors
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Published on: 02 May 2013
Choose Abingdon Partnership will be holding their AGM earlier than usual this year. Instead of the October date which has been the norm up to now the Partnership are holding a May AGM so that funders and the public can see the report on the financial year 2012-13 and the plans for the present year before they are too far under way. In the early years Choose Abingdon had a three year funding arrangement and a strict year-on-year cycle was not necessary but in the current climate funding is only likely to be a one year commitment and it's important that the AGM, which is our principal way to... more
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Arts & Culture
Partner:
Community-your Abingdon
Busy Market Place
Published on: 02 May 2013
Taking advice from our visitor economy specialists, and responding to calls from residents and community groups, Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council has been leading a major new project to give the town one website which can encompass much of the activity going on in the town. The new super-site will combine the websites that were previously run separately by the Town Council, the Choose Abingdon Partnership, the Guildhall, the County Hall Museum and Abingdon Business Alliance. In addition the site will have a network of in-depth articles about the history of the buildings and streets of the town... more
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Lots of lycra in the Market Place
Published on: 01 May 2013
Lots of lycra in the Market Place as Freewheeling Cycle Festival go-ers gathered for their annual celebration of all things cycling on Sunday. Super-keen 50 milers rubbed bike tyres with beginners and family cyclists trying out the 10 mile easy ride. Local bike shops, Pedal Power, Outdoor Traders and Behind Bars were all there showing the enthusiasts their ranges and supporting the event. The Freewheeling Group who organise the annual event were delighted with the numbers of riders turning up for every ride length, with several groups going out one after another on most rides. It's an event... more
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Arts & Culture
Partner:
Community-your Abingdon

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