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Drama, Dance & Music

Abingdon-on-Thames has several venues of various sizes for putting on amateur and semi-professional productions and our town drama and dance groups make full use of them with several productions taking place each year.

If your club or society is not listed below or in the directory of all societies and you think it ought to be please contact us.

Abbey Chamber Concerts

Concerts one Sunday each month 3.00 pm to 4.00 pm

Simon Payne organiser    

St Nicolas Church, Market Place, Abingdon, OX14 3JL 

Abingdon Music Centre

Community choirs and orchestras, guitar, ukulele, recorder and other instrumental groups. Music for all ages and pre school groups for relaxing sessions with parents. Swingtime and varied styles, also classical and all ages use the music centre. Popular town organisation with regular concerts, some in St Helen's Church.
Formerly at Guildhall the base is now Larkmead School with outreach at other venues which include Checker Walk. for a full listing with days of the week

Ashnah American Tribal Style® Bellydance

Ashnah - Dance for Wildlife in Autumn

Conservative Club, 59 Ock Street, Abingdon OX14 5AG


Abingdon Town Band        

Steve Rich 01235 535178                   

Brass Band

Abbey Brass

Breakaleg Productions Drama Group non-operational this season   

Mike Davies through Oxfordshire Drama Network   

Ceroc Dance Classes

Ceroc Oxford       

Oxford venue hopefully returning one day to Guildhall, Abbey Close, Abingdon, OX14 3JE             

Drama Club

Abingdon Drama Club         

Mike Ward    

Club premises 6 Marcham Road, OX14 1AA

Giving assistance to new drama initiative in 2020 Moonhawk which will work to provide opportunities for local, talented performers and crew hoping t get into the acting profession through college, university or rep theatre

Film Society

Abingdon College & District Film Society  weekly film nights October to April   

Geoff Bailey           

Abingdon Resource & Wellbeing Centre, Crabtree Place, Audlett Drive, OX14 3GD

Silent film each March in St Nicolas Church with pianist from the British Film Institute

Harmony InSpires

Ladies A Cappella Chorus

Rehearsing in te Marcham Centre OX13 6TY

Contact Claire Cookson:

Morris Dancers

Abingdon Traditional Morris Dancers   

Morris Dancers

Mr Hemmings Traditional Morris Dancers                           

Music Society

Abingdon & District Music Society 

Linda Staniford Symphony Chorus Thursday and Symphony Orchestra Monday

Old Gaol Theatre

Old Gaol Theatre Company not operating now


Abbey Strings
Abingdon Symphony Orchestra
Isis Chamber Orchestra
Thames Vale Youth Orchestra
Oxfordshire County Youth Orchestra

Scottish Country Dancing Club

Abingdon Scottish Country Dance Club    

Hilary Adams,      

Northcourt Centre, Northcourt Road, Abingdon, OX141NS



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