Craft Fair in aid of Oxford Gatehouse (Homeless), Kidney Unit, & 'Children on the Edge'.
As usual there will be a great opportunity to work off any after-effects from Christmas and New Year's Eve with an informative and sociable New Year's Day guided walk round the town's historic boundary. This year's walk will be led by Councillor Helen Pighills and accompanied by a Town Crier. It will start at 11.00 […]
Catherine McNeil will present a talk on "How to eat for health in a climate crisis (and avoiding nutrient gaps in a plant-rich diet)" in the One Planet Abingdon, Climate Emergency Centre, under the County Hall in Abingdon on 21st Jan 2022, 11.30 - 13.00. We would love to see you there. Catherine is a […]
Abingdon Symphony Orchestra, part of Abingdon & District Musical Society, will hold a concert at 7:30pm on Saturday 19th March 2022 in the School of St Helen and St Katharine, Faringdon Road, Abingdon OX14 1BE. The programme will consist of: Dvorak: "The Noon Witch"; Saint Saens: Cello Concerto (soloist Oliver Simpson, winner of Abingdon […]
Head down to the Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council Information Centre and take part in our Easter Trail! Everyone that participates gets a chance to win the prize kindly donated by Waitrose & Partners! You can take part any day in the first week of the Easter Holidays. All donations go to the Mayor's Charities; Yellow Submarine […]
A talk by leading palaeontology expert Professor Dave Martill of the University of Portsmouth While dinosaurs roamed the Jurassic landscape, Abingdon was submerged beneath a treacherous sea. One denizen of this deep was Pliosaurus, a ferocious marine reptile that truly can be called a prehistoric monster. With a crocodile-like skull and a smile of dagger-like […]
Mummers plays have had a traditional place in Christmas festivities for centuries. They tell of the struggle between light and darkness, as Autumn turns to Winter, then Spring. They plays have been passed on by word of mouth, so they are altered, ill-remembered and often almost incomprehensible. No Abingdon play is remembered so the Abingdon […]