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Published on: 09 Apr 2019
Abingdon Environmental Activity Notice Board Do you have an interesting Eco event coming up? Do you have a local ‘environmental news’ story that could be shared? Leave an A4 or smaller sheet with details at the gallery reception desk and we will try to make space on the board for you.
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Market Place, Sports & Leisure
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Published on: 17 Jan 2019
Every third Saturday of the month  Come and listen to local experts talk about interesting topics at the museum. Every third Saturday of the month, three talks will take place around the museum galleries. Each talk wil last 30 minutes and will be about different subjects about Abingdon's history or chosen objects in the museum collection. Please check the museum events programme for themes and times for each talk day.  Next talk's schedule: 18th May          11:30 am - 'The Spinney Dig: Uncovering a Lost Cottage in Sunningwell' by Robert Evans.                              1 pm       - '... more
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Market Place, Sports & Leisure
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Published on: 18 Oct 2018
Abindon Museum presents: '1918: The Bloody Road to Victory' Friday 9th November 2018  starts at 7.00 pm (doors 6.40pm) at the Amey Theatre. Abingdon School, Park Road, Abingdon. 0X14 1DE BBC historian Gareth Howell returns to recount the harrowing story of the end of the Great War. What happened during the last year, to what extent did American assistance aid the European efforts, and what was the ultimate outcome of the war?   Buy your ticket now! (Adult £10; Child £5) call 01235 523703 or go to Abingdon Museum, Market Place, Abingdon OX14 3HG
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Arts & Culture, Heritage
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Published on: 11 Oct 2018
From 6th October to 23rd December 2018 Very moving exhibition open Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 4pm Abingdon County Hall Museum proudly presents an exhibition comprised of recruitment and propaganda posters of the Great War. The diverse collection tells the story of a society at the beginning of the first modern war when each day changing news and messages were delivered. Some claimed the war would last a few short months, the end was always in sight, and if ‘we’ were just roused to volunteer, then ‘we’ would return home soon, victorious and as heroes. As the war progressed and it was evident... more
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Market Place, Sports & Leisure
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Published on: 05 Jul 2018
From Saturday 21st to Sunday 29th July 2018 -  (11:30 am - 2:15 pm) 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. Throughout their 50th Anniversary exhibition at the museum, AAAHS members will deliver talks and discussions that will explore Abingdon's history, archaeology and architecture showing visitors what the society has accomplished in the past fifty years. Please see AAAHS talks schedule below. Saturday, 21st July 2018'MG... more
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Sports & Leisure
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Published on: 27 May 2018
This Half-term get crafty and construct your own 3D building and make your own keyring to take home! Thursday, 31st May 2018 (10am-12.30pm, and 1-3pm) Admission: Free Activity Location: Museum Session Gallery (up 37 steps) This is a free activity but donations are always welcome.  
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Sports & Leisure
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Published on: 27 May 2018
DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.  Why not drop in to meet the artist Robert Strange on Saturday 2nd June at Abingdon Museum and find out about the inspiration and technique behind this exhibition of work. Robert Strange will be at the museum from 10.30 to 3pm. FREE
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Sports & Leisure
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Published on: 01 May 2018
Wednesday, 30th May 2018 (12 - 2 pm) Taking inspiration from Robert Strange's vivid drawings of sweet wrappers and discarded items, kids can create colourful paper works with guidance from the artist himself. Kids Craft Session with Robert Strange will be held in the Sessions Gallery.  FREE (donations suggested at £1 per person)  
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Sports & Leisure
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Published on: 08 Apr 2018
Sunday 15th April 2018 Exclusive 'MG made in Abingdon' book signing by Bob Frampton on Sunday 15th April (10am - 3pm) to coincide with the opening of the new temporary exhibition 'Automotive/Design: Innovations at MG Abingdon.' On this day you can have your copy of 'MG Made in Abingdon' signed by its author Bob Frampton. If you don't already have one, copies will be available to purchase in the museum shop for £14.99.
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Shopping, Sports & Leisure
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Published on: 16 Mar 2018
Tuesday, 3rd April, and Saturday, 7th April 2018 Another year of our popular festive fun workshop making Easter style crafts. What shell we make this time? Time: 10am-12.30pm, and 1-3pm Admission: Entry by donation Location: Kempster Room, museum basement Facilities: Toilets, Baby Changing, Lift Access Café: The Mouse Hole Café will be open until 2pm serving a selection of hot and cold drinks, snacks and lunches. Kindly note:  the free museum craft activity programme is run by volunteers for the benefit of the community. Any abusive, rude or malicious behaviour, whether verbal or physical,... more
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Sports & Leisure
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Abingdon County Hall Museum

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