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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

30 Oct 2014
The Museum is all set for a special Halloween themed late... more
30 Oct 2014
The Science of Art lecture, by painting conservator Ruth... more
29 Oct 2014
Here's some we made earlier!
Families with children of all ages are invited to attend... more
18 Oct 2014
Colourful textiles at the Contemporary Crafts for Christmas show
The annual Crafts for Christmas show has got under way in... more
13 Oct 2014
One of the scriptwriting talents behind the Vicar Of Dibley will be your quizmaster
The Mayor's Charities Quiz Tickets have been on sale for... more
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council is in the process of moving to new offices within the Guildhall. The reception and... 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

Events

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The Guildhall's Comedy Nights now on last Friday of the month
Friday, 31st October7:30pm-11:00pm
We have moved our successful Comedy Club to the last Friday of the month. Its cheap at £12 and the s... more
The Guildhall's Comedy Nights now on last Friday of the month
Friday, 28th November7:30pm-11:00pm
We have moved our successful Comedy Club to the last Friday of the month. Its cheap at £12 and the s... more
The Guildhall's Comedy Nights now on last Friday of the month
Friday, 26th December7:30pm-11:00pm
We have moved our successful Comedy Club to the last Friday of the month. Its cheap at £12 and the s... more
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The Museum at Night
Friday, 31st October7:00pm-9:00pm
Join the museum for a special late opening of the galleries, attic and cellar. The Museum will play... more
The scriptwriter of the Vicar of Dibley will be your quizmaster
Friday, 14th November7:00pm-9:30pm
The Mayor's Charity Quiz raises money for the Over 70s Christmas Party. It's a fun event with celebr... more
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The Guildhall's Comedy Nights now on last Friday of the month
Friday, 31st October7:30pm-11:00pm
We have moved our successful Comedy Club to the last Friday of the month. Its cheap at £12 and the s... more
The Guildhall's Comedy Nights now on last Friday of the month
Friday, 28th November7:30pm-11:00pm
We have moved our successful Comedy Club to the last Friday of the month. Its cheap at £12 and the s... more
The Guildhall's Comedy Nights now on last Friday of the month
Friday, 26th December7:30pm-11:00pm
We have moved our successful Comedy Club to the last Friday of the month. Its cheap at £12 and the s... more
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See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
Is the County Hall Haunted?
Friday, 31st October7:00pm-9:00pm
Join us for a special Halloween late night opening of the museum. There will be spooky music, childr... more
Thursday, 20th November7:30pm-9:00pm
A collection of talks by Edward Wates, Ewan Clayton, Peter Halliday and Janet Boulton, celebrating t... more
Christmas Baubles
Saturday, 6th December10:30am-3:00pm
Come along and enjoy a very creative Christmas this year, making beautiful decorations, mobiles, pap... more
Tile from Abingdon's medieval abbey
Saturday, 17th January10:30am-3:00pm
Learn the secrets of medieval clay tile and stained glass making. Using special techniques taught by... more
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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