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Abingdon's Community Shop is located in Bury Street
Published on: 07 Sep 2013
Abingdon volunteers opened a new exhibition at the Community Shop today. All through this week, leading up to Heritage Weekend (Sep 14-15), Abingdon residents and visitors will be able to wander in and have a look at the fascinating photographs and... more
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Arts & Culture
Partner:
Community-your Abingdon
Published on: 28 Aug 2013
There are exciting plans drawn up to develop the Guildhall into a studio arts cinema complex and place it at the heart of the cultural life of Abingdon-on-Thames. Over the past two months the Town Council and Guildhall staff have been exhibiting... more
Partner:
Guildhall
Mayor's Fishing cup competition winner
Published on: 26 Aug 2013
The Mayor hosts an annual fishing match at the August Bank Holiday, arrangements and whether there is a juniors competition depend on the height of the Thames. Pictured is a presentation to Tom Hobbs who won the Mayor's Cup with perch and roach... more
Partner:
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Youth Music Festival
Published on: 13 Jul 2013
The hottest day of the year so far but the crowds were certainly treated to energising performances by Abingdon's young people on the Market Place today. The Youth Music Festival, organised by Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council, showcased diverse... more
Category:
Market Place
Partner:
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Freewheeling Cyclists hold members evening
Published on: 01 Jul 2013
Freewheeling Cycling Club, the active group that promotes a non-exclusive approach to cycling and organised this year's hugely successful April Cycling Festival, are holding an information evening. Members and non-members, in fact anyone interested... more
Category:
Outdoors, Sports & Leisure
Partner:
Community-your Abingdon
Colourful market stalls, with vegetables, bread and flowers
Published on: 29 Jun 2013
"Perfect day - great atmosphere" was the verdict of shoppers and stallholders today at the Local Excellence Market held on the Market Place. Local foods from farms around the area combined with craftworkers and creative recyclers to make a spectacle... more
Category:
Shopping
Partner:
Community-your Abingdon
Published on: 22 Jun 2013
This weekend there was Morris Dancing all over the town as the Election of the Mayor of Ock Street took place. Despite the less than perfect weather nothing stopped the dancing – here pictured outside Long Alley Almshouses by St Helen’s Church.  For... more
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Arts & Culture, Outdoors, Sports & Leisure
Partner:
Community-your Abingdon
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... more
Category:
Arts & Culture
Partner:
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.
Category:
Arts & Culture, Shopping
Partner:
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... more
Category:
Arts & Culture, Sports & Leisure, Outdoors
Partner:
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council

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