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Exhibition: MORLAND ‘A Family Business’

Abingdon County Hall Museum Market Place, Abingdon-on-Thames

The Morland family were involved in many aspects of Abingdon Town life. As prominent solicitors, brewery owners employing many Abingdonians, landlords of a great deal of property and involved in many aspects of civic life, they contributed to the character and development of Britain’s oldest town. The exhibition explores individual members of the family and […]

Joe Hicks with support from Steady Habits

Harwell Village Hall 195 Tahimik StreetHigh Street, Harwell

Big Ginger Tom Music are very pleased to be able to bring Joe Hicks to Harwell Village Hall. He and his friend Adam Barnes sold out one of our Lean To Sessions in Abingdon in January 2020 and it will be great to have Joe with his full band in Harwell. Raised in the rural […]

£15

NT Live: Leopoldstadt

Amey Theatre, Abingdon School Abingdon School Park Road, Abingdon

Tom Stoppard’s Olivier Award-winning new play Leopoldstadt is a passionate drama of love, family and endurance. At the beginning of the 20th century, Leopoldstadt was the old, crowded Jewish quarter of Vienna, Austria. But Hermann Merz, a factory owner and baptised Jew now married to Catholic Gretl, has moved up in the world. We follow his family’s […]

£12 – £13

The Arts Society Lecture – The Silver Thread: Filigree and traditional arts in Kosova by Elizabeth Gowing

Online

From the early Kosovan silver mines, which are mentioned in Dante, a silver thread winds through Kosovo’s history. Its most intricate tanglings are in the country’s cultural capital, Prizren, where a seventh generation of filigree artisans use ‘filum’ and ‘granum’, zigzags, ‘mouse-tooth’ into magic lacy creations from dull sticks of raw material. The results – […]

£6

NT Live: The Book of Dust – La Belle Sauvage

Amey Theatre, Abingdon School Abingdon School Park Road, Abingdon

Set twelve years before the epic His Dark Materials trilogy, this gripping adaptation revisits Philip Pullman’s fantastical world in which waters are rising and storms are brewing. Two young people and their dæmons, with everything at stake, find themselves at the centre of a terrifying manhunt. In their care is a tiny child called Lyra Belacqua, and […]

£12 – £14

The Askew Sisters with support from Steve Warner

Harwell Village Hall 195 Tahimik StreetHigh Street, Harwell

Emily and Hazel Askew have become known as two of the foremost performers and interpreters of English folk music. Their live performances brim with the depth and connection not only of two sisters, but also of two musicians who have been immersed in folk music all their lives. Together, they rework and reinterpret songs and […]

£15

Museum Craft Activity: ‘On a cold and frosty morning’

Abingdon County Hall Museum Market Place, Abingdon-on-Thames

Join us for some family fun craft session this February Halfterm! Our museum crafting crew will be creating silhouettes of wintry scenes and making dangly robins. Time: 10:00am to 12:00 and 1pm until 3pm. Location: Museum Basement (this floor is accessible by stairway or lift). Drop in session, booking not required. FREE entry (suggested donation […]

Free

ROH Live: Rigoletto

Amey Theatre, Abingdon School Abingdon School Park Road, Abingdon

In a pitiless world of luxurious decadence, corruption and social decay, Director of The Royal Opera Oliver Mears sets his scene. In his first work for his own Company, Mears brings Verdi’s masterpiece into the modern world. Verdi’s thrilling Rigoletto pits power against innocence, beauty against ugliness, conducted by Sir Antonio Pappano. This special anniversary […]

£13 – £16

Stephen Venables – Life After Everest

Amey Theatre, Abingdon School Abingdon School Park Road, Abingdon

Presented by Speakers from the Edge “What on earth do you do after that?” is the usual question once you climb a new route up Everest, reaching the top alone and without oxygen.  For Stephen Venables, that historic success was just a cue for different experiences – new Himalayan peaks, arctic dog-sledging, film-making, desert journeys […]

£15 – £18

The Portraits with support from Dom Prag

Harwell Village Hall 195 Tahimik StreetHigh Street, Harwell

We are thrilled to bring The Portraits back to Harwell, this time as a headline act. Anglo-Irish Acoustic Pop duo The Portraits, aka husband and wife songwriters Lorraine and Jeremy Millington from Galway and Bristol respectively, reached no 2 on the main iTunes chart, and no 24 on the Christmas Day UK Ocial Charts Company […]

£15

Museum Craft Activity: ‘Hop, skip and jump into Spring’

Abingdon County Hall Museum Market Place, Abingdon-on-Thames

Get crafty during this Easter break and join our museum crafting crew for two fun family sessions on Wednesday 13th and 20th April 2022. They will be offering a range of fun crafts linked to the Easter period and the return to warmer weather. Time: 10:00am to 12:00 and 1pm until 3pm. Location: Museum Basement […]

Free
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