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  • Abingdon Council News: What to Do in a Flood

    Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council is hosting two exhibitions and advice evenings to help local residents be best prepared for flooding and other winter emergencies.

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  • Abingdon Council News: Christmas Inspiration at the Craft Market this weekend

    This Saturday 13th December the Market Place at Abingdon-on-Thames is the setting for a quality Christmas Market featuring genuine craftspeople and offering workshops and demonstrations.

  • Abingdon Council News: Christmas Carols this Friday

    The Mayor's Christmas Carol Concert will bring the real spirit of Christmas to the Guildhall this Friday evening, the 5th December. Abingdon Town Band and the Community Choir will lead the singing with mulled wine and mince pies on sale to make the evening a warm and festive occasion.

    Doors open at 6.30pm to this free event and the concert starts at 7pm. Money raised will go to the Mayor's charities.

     

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  • Abingdon Council News: Christmas Lights today!

    Today is the day the Christmas LIghts are switched on, but before that lots of entertainments and activities going on all around the town centre, including Ruby's Vintage Fair at the Guildhall from 10am to 4pm and the Fireworks around 5.30pm (Ceremony from about 4.45pm)  For more information click hereread more

  • Abingdon Council News: Local Excellence Market Today

    The array of great food, drink, craft and community stalls that is the Local Excellence Market is here today trading from 9am to 2pm in the Market Place.

  • Abingdon Council News: Remembrance Day in Abingdon-on-Thames

    The Annual Remembrance Day Parade and Service will take place today with the church service commencing at 10.00am in St Helen's Church, moving to the War Memorial for 10.40am followed by the Parade to the Guildhall after 11.00am. The Mayor and Council of Abingdon-on-Thames extend a warm welcome to all who wish to attend any part of this act of remembrance.

  • Abingdon Council News: Town Crier Magazine coming your way

    The latest edition of the Town Crier magazine is now being delivered to every home in the parish. The magazine gives information about what the Town Council and other organisations have been doing and is also full of information about upcoming events including important dates for next year.

  • Abingdon Council News: Halloween at the Museum - Late Opening

    The Museum is all set for a special Halloween themed late night opening from 7-9pm, 31 October. With spooky music, craft activities for the kids, torchlight explorations of the galleries, there is plenty to see and do throughout the evening. Please see below for a full list of activities planned for the evening:

    Spooky Music Horn group - sessions gallery

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  • Abingdon Council News: The Science of Art - date change

    The Science of Art lecture, by painting conservator Ruth Bubb, will now take place on Tuesday 17th March at 7pm. There will be an opportunity for an out-of-hours view of the Monk's Map from 6.30pm in the Attic Galleries of the Museum, followed by Ruth's lecture. This date has been changed from Wednesday 18th March. 

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  • Abingdon Council News: Childrens Medieval Bookmaking Workshop

    Families with children of all ages are invited to attend this wonderful free drop-in activity at the Museum today and tomorrow (29 + 30 October). Make your own simple style books and notebooks, with special papers, easy binding techniques and learning differernt styles of writing! Everyone can also have a go at creating a stylish illuminated letter using their initial or other favourite letter. 

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