Exhibition: ‘Drawing Stories; Fairy Tales & Wildlife’ by David Melling

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

Now a resident of Abingdon, David Melling has been an author & illustrator of children’s books for 28 years now. He first wrote and illustrated his own picture book THE KISS THAT MISSED, in 2002, which was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway award. He is probably best known for his Hugless Douglas series. To date […]

Museum Craft Activity: ‘Food Through the Ages’

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

The crafting crew is back at the museum to host more fantastic craft sessions for kids! Find out about 'Food Through the Ages' in a handling session with Roman, Saxon and Medieval artefacts, then make a colourful collage on a paper plate with shapes of all your favourite modern food! Time: 10:30 - 12:30, 13:30 […]


A Guided Walk through Ancient Abingdon

Barrow Hills Audlett Drive, Abingdon

Join local archaeologist Jeff Wallis for a walk and discover the traces of ancient settlements, such as an early Bronze Age barrow cemetery at Barrow Hills in North Abingdon. Jeff is a silversmith with an archaeological and palaeontology background. He focuses on ancient Abingdon and points out key markers in the landscape that give clues […]


The Damascus Project: ‘Living in Abingdon’

Abingdon County Hall Museum Market Place, Abingdon-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 Place, Abingdon-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: […]

The Oxfordshire Geology Trust Ice Age Object Handling Session

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

Look into the past with experts from the Oxfordshire Geology Trust. The Oxfordshire contains secrets of a lost time when giant animals roamed fresh pastures and small groups of humans hunted and gathered for their survival. What was it like, was everything cold and covered in ice? You might be surprised, please join us to […]