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Robert Strange squashed art, pop art, abingdon, dice, cards, games, recycling
The colourful world of everyday items such as junk and toys is often overlooked. Artist Robert Strange - recently celebrated in Artists & Illustrators magazine - has taken a positive and creative approach to re-imagining the qualities of such items. From discarded playing cards to buttons, squashed toys and sweet wrappers, the seemingly mundane is brought to vibrant life in his series of...
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Abingdon area archaeological and historical society, history, roman, saxon, local digs
For fifty years the Abingdon Archaeological and Historical Society has been at the forefront of research into the town’s past. Its members have excavated sites, examined historic buildings, and scoured archives. This exhibition is designed to show visitors what the society has accomplished as they celebrate their fiftieth anniversary. Location: Sessions Gallery, Abingdon MuseumTime: 10am-4pm...
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Great War Propaganda, conscription, ww1 Abingdon
A collection of wartime conscription and propaganda posters portrays a unique and insightful view of the Great War. Exploring the detail within the text and imagery of these documents, visitors will discover a number of underlying stories and social attitudes that create a picture of life both on the front lines and at home in Britain during the conflict of 1914-1918. Location: Sessions Gallery,...
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Our Respect Effect, art, abingdon, Style Acre, special exhibition
In recent months we have been exploring the subject of respect; respecting ourselves and respecting others, so we can work together to become more tolerant and understanding of our differences. Our visual art reflects this subject.” A visual art exhibition developed by members of Style Acre in association with Formul8 Arts. Location: Kempster Room, museum basement / Admission: Free Time: 10am-...
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Indian army in the first world war, ww1, great war, abingdon, untold story, 100 years commemoration
Formed from a collaborative project led by Oxford University’s History Faculty and the Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, this exhibition reveals new insights into the role played by people from across the Indian subcontinent during the First World War; as well as exploring the historical connections between the British Indian Army and the local communities of Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire, since...
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MG Design office Abingdon exhibition sportscar MGB MGA MGTC magnette
Image credit British Motor Heritage Museum As an international brand, MG has survived almost a century of change, through successes, recessions and resurgences. Its success was largely due to the uniqueness of the Abingdon Factory, a family unit that supported innovation, racecraft and provided opportunities for its employees. Its success was also owing to the talented design team at the Abingdon...
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