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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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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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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
Green man, workshop, abingdon, things to do, adult craft
Published on: 07 Feb 2018
Visitors are invited to take part in a fantastic workshop 'Create a Green Man Wall Plaque' at Abingdon Museum on 27th February this year. The workshop is a once-only event linked to the popular Myth, Mystery and Music exhibition currently displayed in the Sessions Gallery at the Museum in the town centre.  Tickets can be booked in advance on 01235 523703, or from the museum reception. No prior experience is necessary and all equipment/clay will be provided. When finished, plaques will be taken away and fired ready for collection from the museum later.  Don't miss out, book now to try out a... more
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Market Place, Shopping
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Published on: 04 Feb 2018
Tuesday, 20 February 2018 - 3:00pm   A talk by Tim Healey   Tim Healey explores the story behind the mysterious leafy mask seen on our old parish churches, in 18th century garden ornaments and Victorian street architecture. A presentation utilising a wealth of vivid pictures of the Green Man subject in Oxfordshire.   Price: £5 per person Location: Kempster Room, museum basement. This level is accessible by lift.   Tickets must be booked in advance.  
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Sports & Leisure
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Abingdon County Hall Museum

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