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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 Nov 2014
Abingdon's own Local Excellence Market is back
The array of great food, drink, craft and community stalls... more
09 Nov 2014
Remembrance Day in Abingdon-on-Thames
The Annual Remembrance Day Parade and Service will take... more
03 Nov 2014
New Town Crier Magazine now being delivered
The latest edition of the Town Crier magazine is now being... more
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
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, 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 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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Extravaganza Crowds watch the fireworks. Photograph by Lawrence Harman
Saturday, 29th November12:00pm-6:00pm
Abingdon's annual Christmas celebration includes the street parade setting off at 12 noon, an aftern... more
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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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