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Published on: 14 Jun 2014
You'll be supporting your local town centre and keeping genuine British crafts alive by taking some time out in Abingdon-on-Thames town centre this Saturday between 9am and 3pm. With live music from clarinets and voices, the atmosphere should be mellow and the pace relaxed. Come and join us for coffee in the Market Place, take in the stalls and lovely, locally-made craft products, and enjoy Abingdon Market Place at its best.  
Category:
Arts & Culture, Heritage, Outdoors, Market Place, Shopping
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Great mixture of rock, tribute bands and "Proms" with everyone singing along
Published on: 07 Jun 2014
Music in the Park is taking place at the Abbey Grounds on Saturday evening and gates open at 4.30pm Wristbands for Music in the Park event are now SOLD OUT.  Unfortunately we are not in a position to replace any wristbands which you have lost or mislaid. We are sorry if you have missed out but you are welcome to the Fun in the Park event earlier in the day. For further information about the event and obtaining tickets go to the Fun in the Park/Music in the Park page here
Category:
Arts & Culture, Outdoors
Partner:
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Your Abingdon BID
Published on: 04 Jun 2014
This Thursday the business owners and managers of Abingdon-on-Thames have a chance to get some real facts about the progress of the Business Improvement District (BID) project. For the past few months businesses have been contributing ideas and suggestions to the BID team to make up the BID proposal. This meeting is to explain how a BID could work, what areas could be involved, and what projects the BID would be likely to undertake. Previous meetings held by both Abingdon Business Alliance and Abingdon Chamber have given their members a chance to discuss this relatively new way of managing... more
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Community-your Abingdon
Fresh asparagus at the Local Excellence Market today
Published on: 31 May 2014
The Local Excellence Market is up and running and there's a couple of special features today- the Town Council are selling wristbands for Music in the Park which is just ONE WEEK away, and our regular stall The Chocolate Tree is running mini-chocolate-workshops for kids at their stall in the centre of the market. White and milk melted chocolate looking so delicious! Huge amounts of fresh asparagus also available on local farm stall! Trading until 2pm so come down and join us.
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Community-your Abingdon
Looking forward to my breakfast already!
Published on: 30 May 2014
It's a full Market Place tomorrow with the return of the largest Abingdon market with craftworkers, home and farm produce, community stalls and a chance to buy your wristbands for Music in the Park which is only a week away! It's a 6am start for us market managers but with breakfast at the bun stall followed by breakfast at the pie stall, we still look forward to it! Stalls start trading at 9am. The Market closes at 2pm.    
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Community-your Abingdon
Horn call from the county hall roof 16 May
Published on: 30 May 2014
On 16 May the Museum opened its doors from 6-9pm for the first time as part of the national Museums at Night event. Over 300 enthusiastic visitors enjoyed an evening of music, roof views, late night shop, cafe and open exhibitions. The superb weather attracted crowds to the county hall roof with its stunning views of Abingdon at dusk. There were traditional toys for children of all ages to enjoy and live music in the gallery and café from Amity, the Oxford Horn Trio and Ian Miles. Lively performances by the Abingdon Morris Dancers and Vale Islanders in the arcade meant there was entertainment... more
Category:
Arts & Culture, Heritage
Partner:
Abingdon County Hall Museum
What's On leaflets are just one of the Choose Abingdon projects
Published on: 13 May 2014
The Choose Abingdon AGM takes place at the Guildhall this Tuesday evening. Community Group members can combine this with a tour of the Guildhall and a chance to find out about the excellent package prices for community hire of the Guildhall. For more information click here.
Category:
Arts & Culture, Town Administration
Partner:
Community-your Abingdon
The Mayor, escort and Deputy Mayor welcoming Abingdonians to the Mayor's Reception.
Published on: 08 May 2014
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council chose the town's new Mayor last night by a unanimous vote. Cllr Angela Lawrence was elected, naming her husband Steve as her escort for the year. Cllr Helen Pighills was elected Deputy Mayor. More information on the Mayor's page
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Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Mayor Making Evening 2013
Published on: 07 May 2014
On Wednesday evening the town once again holds its traditional Mayor Making Ceremony. The present Mayor, Cllr Samantha Bowring, will leave office and, in a formal ceremony, hand over the chain, robes and duties to a new Mayor elected on the evening by the full council in front of the public. The evening is also the chance for the outgoing Mayor to thank those who have supported her in her year in office and to give Mayor’s Awards to volunteers, officers and members of clubs and societies who have given outstanding service to the community. More information and meeting papers are available.... more
Category:
Arts & Culture, Town Administration
Partner:
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Abingdon Air and Country Show
Published on: 04 May 2014
The wonderful Abingdon Air and Country Show is back Sunday 4th May, with flying displays and lots of vehicles, planes, stalls, live music and a great atmosphere. Gates open at 10am. More information on their website  http://www.abingdonairandcountry.co.uk/the-show/  
Category:
Arts & Culture, Heritage, Outdoors
Partner:
Community-your Abingdon

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