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Guildhall Abingdon-on-Thames

The Guildhall dates back to the 1400s and is a unique, historic building providing a contemporary events and room hire service for all occasions, big or small. We are centrally located in the heart of Abingdon-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. Close by you'll find the old Abbey Ruins and Abbey Meadows with the River Thames meandering alongside. The venue accommodates five stunning period rooms suitable for a variety of purposes as well as a large hall complete with stage, lighting and sound system. The venue is an excellent facility for meetings, weddings, functions, exhibitions, theatre, arts and live music performances. The Guildhall is also regularly used by a variety of local organisations, businesses, schools & community groups.

Latest News

22 Jan 2015
Grand Civic Dinner
Tickets for the Mayor’s Civic Dinner on Friday 13th... more
05 Jan 2015
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council is hosting two exhibitions... more
24 Dec 2014
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council will be open as follows... more
19 Dec 2014
Winter Weather - be prepared
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council is hosting two exhibitions... more
08 Dec 2014
Christmas Inspiration at a genuine Crafts Market
This Saturday 13th December the Market Place at Abingdon-on... more
For information about the services provided by the Visitor and Community Information Centre in the Guildhall please go... MORE
Dancers in casual clothes outside the Guildhall
A variety of Community Groups currently use the facilities available at the Guildhall throughout the week. These are... MORE
Old fashioned clothes on display.
Ruby's Retro Fair at the Guildhall, held for the first time today, was a hit with the hundreds of visitors who enjoyed... MORE
Roll up Roll up to Ruby's Vintage and Retro Fair
Ruby's Vintage Fair is back on Saturday 22nd February 2014 here at the Guildhall in Abingdon. Hundreds and hundreds of... MORE
Guildhall meal deal abingdon Comedy Theatre
Take advantage of 25% off food bills at ASK RESTAURANT ABINGDON when you buy Comedy Club Tickets with the Guildhall.... MORE
December's Comedy Club is on Saturday rather than the usual Friday slot
Comedy Club is now sold out for the December 27th Club.


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Climbing Wall at Fun in the Park
Saturday, 6th June11:00am-3:00pm
Fun in the Park 2015 is going to be a fantastic family fun day with climbing wall, soft play area fo... more
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Photograph of Osman Aldworth in WW1 uniform, his cap badge and medals
From Wednesday, 18th February to Thursday, 19th February10:30am-3:00pm
Inspired by the great heroes of WW1, the diaries and postcards they wrote and the medals they earned... more
WW1 British mess tin and equipment - Abingdon Museum attic gallery
Friday, 27th February7:00pm-9:00pm
Back by popular demand, BBC historical advisor Gareth Howell brings his captivating talks on The Gre... more
Rick Stevens presenting a German Pickelhelm
Saturday, 28th February11:00am-3:00pm
Back by popular demand, Rick Stevens presents his fantastic collection of WW1 ordnance, from Thompso... more
The fully restored Monks' Map - on display in the Museum galleries
Wednesday, 18th March7:00pm-8:00pm
Painting Conservator Ruth Bubb gives her expert insight into conservation techniques with a particul... more
Experience a view of the partial eclipse from the iconic roof viewing platform
Friday, 20th March9:00am-11:00am
Join us on the museum roof between 9 am and 11am for an exclusive view of the partial eclipse of the... more
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