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MG, racing, Abingdon, museum, exhibition, cars, history, classic, motor, Brooklands, Monte Carlo, Mille Miglia
Published on: 03 Oct 2016
MG have been in the realms of motorsport since their inception in the 1920’s. Fighting against the biggest names in Motorsport including Ferrari, Alfa Romeo and Bugatti, MG has been part of an elite racing heritage that has seen them win challenging circuits and break the toughest records. From 30 September to 20 December, this exhibition will highlight the best of MGs participation in competitive motorsport and celebrate a remarkable racing heritage, all conceived by an Abingdon based car manufacturer. Discover the history of the record-breakers built in Abingdon. Learn about the drivers and... more
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Arts & Culture, Heritage
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Abingdon Heritage Festival and Heritage Open Days 2016
Published on: 20 Jul 2016
The year is 1416 and the Market Place is alive with activity. Welcome to Medieval Abingdon - the 2016 Abingdon Heritage Festival with Heritage Open Days - on 10 September 2016, where visitors will be offered free entry to a day of fabulous medieval family activities, shops, stalls and events. Witness a Foot Knight Tournament, medieval forge, archery, medieval cookery and moneyer, leather purse-making and much much more. Keep a look out for details in the upcoming brochure which will be available online from 6th August 2016.  Heritage Open Days is a national annual event that offers a unique... more
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Outdoors, Market Place, Shopping, Sports & Leisure, Town Administration, Wine & Dine
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Richard III abingdon museum lecture battle bosworth war of the roses
Published on: 11 Feb 2016
On February 19 BBC historical advisor Gareth Howell returns to Abingdon to deliver another of his engaging talks on military history. The Amey Theatre in conjunction with Abingdon Museum play host, and this year Gareth conducts a historic examination of the War of the Roses.  Tickets are available from the Amey Theatre website: Amey Theatre Bookings  or can be booked at Abingdon Museum on 01235 523703 Gareth has also recently conducted research for the BBC into the Home Guard in the UK, to tie in with the release of the new Dad's Army film, the report of which is due for release later in 2016... more
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Sports & Leisure
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
metal art, oil painting, abingdon, museum, heritage, days out, family
Published on: 04 Feb 2016
Visitors are invited to see a stunning display of artwork from two Berkshire artists, Bill Pike and Diccon Dadey. The pair have teamed up with Abingdon Museum in creating scenes of movement and motion found in nature, from capturing the moment of ducks landing in metallic sculpture, to the rippling reflections of the Thames at Abingdon.  The exhibition is located on the first floor sessions gallery and the museum is free to visit Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm, and Sunday 11am-5pm.  On February 20th visitors will have the opportunity to meet the artists to find out how they produce their wonderful... more
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Outdoors, Market Place, Shopping, Sports & Leisure
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Battle of Barnet, wikipedia, abingdon,
Published on: 03 Feb 2016
Tickets are available for BBC Historical Advisor Gareth Howell's engaging lecture on the War of the Roses, held at the Amey Theatre in Abingdon on February 19th at 7pm.  A regular speaker at Abingdon Museum, Gareth delivers his specialist subjects in military history in a truly absorbing way, capturing the imagination of his audiences with new insights into popular topics and broaching previously unanswered questions. This year we accompany him on a journey through the world of late Medieval England, exploring the conflict and usurpation of the throne of Henry IV, the reigns of Henry V and VI... more
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Market Place, Sports & Leisure
Partner:
Abingdon County Hall Museum
Published on: 18 Dec 2015
The Museum will be closed from 24 Dec - 2 January inclusive, opening again on 3 January 2016.  Please note that from 3 January 2016 the museum opening times will be as follows: Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 4pm Sunday 11am - 5pm We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, and look forward to seeing you at the Museum in 2016!
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Market Place, Shopping
Partner:
Abingdon County Hall Museum
Published on: 26 Nov 2015
Great opportunity to start working with our lovely museum team, a mixed band of volunteers and paid staff. The job description and application form can be found by clicking here.
Partner:
Abingdon County Hall Museum
Textile Workshops designed to teach and inspire
Published on: 14 Sep 2015
Abingdon Museum marks the opening of the HapticArt Thames Shifting Perspectives exhibition with a series of hands-on workshops, designed by the professionals behind the artwork within the exhibition. Adults of all ages are welcome to book a place on one of three different workshops, learning and practising a variety of textile skills. For more details please visit the Textile Workshops event page. Places are £10.00 per person and include light refreshments.  Contact the Museum on 01235 523703 to book a place. Spaces are limited and are strictly first come first served.  
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Arts & Culture, Heritage
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
A scientific briefing before entering the dome!
Published on: 24 Aug 2015
The Sun Dome, presented by Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, is a fascinating and educational activity for youngsters aged 5+. The Sun Dome is a giant inflatable dome that uses projections, images and videos to explore the workings of the Sun, how it continues to burn and how the energy of the sun has inspired new research!  There has been a wonderful response from families for the first two workshops. The final workshop will take place this week 26 August 2015, with sessions running at 10am, 11am, 1pm and 2pm. There are spaces available to book on a first come first served basis; contact the... more
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Arts & Culture, Heritage, Market Place, Sports & Leisure
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Published on: 27 May 2015
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council is looking for assistants to help in various shift patterns, weekend and weekday, in the museum cafe and galleries over the summer period. It's a busy time for the County Hall Museum and you will be contributing to our visitors enjoyment of the history and heritage of this town and working right in the heart of the historic town centre. More information, job descriptions and the application documents are available in the jobs section of this website. Please click here to find out more.
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Heritage
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Abingdon County Hall Museum

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