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Museum update July 2020

We are happy that museums and galleries can reopen from 4th July 2020.
Abingdon Museum will continue to be temporary closed, we are working hard on safety reopening measures to ensure a safe place for all staff and visitors. We look forward to reopening our doors as soon as possible.


What's On

The Bob Frampton Prize

We hope you are all well and keeping safe under our current Coronavirus, COVID – 19 pandemic.
After the success of last year’s event Abingdon County Hall Museum are again launching the Bob Frampton Prize.Due to Coronavirus we have extended the entry date and this year have had to make the competition fully digital.
Have a look at the poster for all of the details and reply to Abingdon.Museum@abingdon.gov.uk with BF prize in the subject line.

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Online Museum Crafts - Children's online craft sessions created by Abingdon Museum Volunteers.

Abingdon Museum Crafting Crew are Museum volunteers that have created craft activity videos as an online resource for children, under the guidance of parents, carers or teachers, to have fun making things from bits and bobs around the house. 
Virtual Craft events will be published on their new Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/museumcraftingcrew/

Next craft session is on Thursday 9th July at 2 pm. 
More info at https://www.abingdon.gov.uk/event/arts-culture-heritage-sports-leisure/museum-craft-session-make-do-mend


Museum Crafts in Lockdown

We hope you’re enjoying the crafting sessions made by our volunteer crafting team and making craft along with them! We’ll be happy to see your creations!
Why not share your photos of the craft you’ve made, you can attach them in the comments section of the craft videos on Facebook or post them using the hashtag #AbingdonMuseumCrew on Instagram.
The Museum Crafting team has also an account on Twitter where you can tag @MuseumCrew in your photo.
Don’t forget to mention which of the craft sessions inspired your creation.

We’re going to launch a museum craft raffle with all photos received, which will be published in a photo album ‘Museum Crafts in Lockdown’ on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/museumcraftingcrew/
Once lockdown is over and the museum opens again we will put all the craft photos into a hat and pick out six in a lucky dip! Each will receive a prize from the museum shop… try your luck!

Here you can find activities, games and quizzes for all the family! We're going to share a new activity every Friday! COLOURING ACTIVITY We've uploaded some colouring sheets, have fun colouring the museum and its collection. Download the printable PDF version here. If you like to find out more about the objects visit our collection online here https://ehive.com/collections/4128/abingdon-county-...
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We are happy to announce that we have a new Youtube Channel, follow this link https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLqyOenBcgJ56cD6wFqcTGQ/featured Check out our lastest videos and subscribe!  Exhibition: Mr Hemmings' Hat & Other Curiosities     Abingdon Museum at Night 2019   Abingdon Museum's crafting crew creates live sessions for children to make art & fun objects from recycling and...
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