Exhibition: ‘It’s Not All Black and White – Abingdon in True Colours’ by Martin Wackenier

Abingdon County Hall Museum Market PlaceAbingdon-on-Thames,

A photographic exhibition at Abingdon Museum from 2nd October to 23rd December 2021. “Originally from Ypres in Belgium, I lived in Abingdon for the last 13 years now and very much consider it as my home. Over the last 13 years I have been capturing the town and its people on many different occasions from […]

The Damascus Project: ‘Living in Abingdon’

Abingdon County Hall Museum Market PlaceAbingdon-on-Thames,

An exhibition featuring DAMASCUS project exploring photography skills.  ‘Living in Abingdon’, was a summer project designed to develop photography skill among the youth members of The Abingdon DAMASCUS Youth Project. The exhibition is located in Abingdon Museum Attic Gallery (Second Floor). The Abingdon Damascus Youth Project (a voluntary and registered charity) prides itself on enabling […]

Museum Halfterm Craft: ‘All the fun of the fair’

Abingdon County Hall Museum Market PlaceAbingdon-on-Thames,

Experience the excitement and colours of the fairground at night! Children can experiment with a range of techniques to create a shimmering night time scene and also make a dazzling spinner, while younger children can build shakers. Time: 10:30 – 12:30, 13:30 – 15:30 Type: Drop-in session – no need to book! Admission: Free Donations: […]

‘1941, High Noon for Hitler’ – WW2 Talk Series by Gareth Howell

Council Chamber, The Guildhall Abbey Close, Abingdon, Oxfordshire

BBC Radio Nottingham’s history advisor Gareth Howell returns to recount the story of WW2 - Buy your ticket now! By February 1941 Germany had conquered Western Europe and Norway, but Britain fought on having achieved a number of important victories over the Italians. In 1941 Germany will conquer Yugoslavia, Greece and Crete while fighting the […]