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Abingdon Heritage Festival and Heritage Open Days 2016

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Heritage Festival and Heritage Open Days 10-11 September

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20 Jul 2016

The year is 1416 and the Market Place is alive with activity. Welcome to Medieval Abingdon - the 2016 Abingdon Heritage Festival with Heritage Open Days - on 10 September 2016, where visitors will be offered free entry to a day of fabulous medieval family activities, shops, stalls and events. Witness a Foot Knight Tournament, medieval forge, archery, medieval cookery and moneyer, leather purse-making and much much more. Keep a look out for details in the upcoming brochure which will be available online from 6th August 2016. 

Heritage Open Days is a national annual event that offers a unique opportunity to explore the heritage of towns, villages and cities in Britain. Abingdon has a vast and significant history and as such the town can celebrate their wonderful heritage with walks, talks, exhibitions and of course the Heritage Festival. Walks, talks, open houses and heritage exhibitions will be open over the weekend 10-11 September.

Local businesses are welcome to participate in the event. Please contact the museum for more details on stalls and shop decorating. 01235 523703 or

For more information in advance of the brochure publication please also contact the museum on


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