Charity Screening of the film ‘Mr Jones’ in aid of Smartmedicalaid.org in Ukraine

Abbey Cinema Abbey Close, Abingdon

The Abbey Cinema have kindly agreed to host a charity screening of the film 'Mr Jones' in aid of a Ukrainian charity that a friend of mine works with. All ticket revenue will go to Smart Medical Aid and will be used to have an effect in Ukraine. There will also be a charity auction […]

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The Arts Society Abingdon Lecture – The Dowager Empress Cixi – Ruling from behind the Yellow Silk Screen by David Rosier

Abbey Cinema Abbey Close, Abingdon

The Arts Society Abingdon will be presenting the next lecture on  21st September 2022 10.30am and 2.00pm at The Abbey Cinema, Abingdon.  The Dowager Empress Cixi - Ruling from behind the Yellow Silk Screen by David Rosier This lecture seeks to give a balanced insight into the life and achievements of one of the most important […]

The Arts Society Abingdon Lecture – A Touch of he Sun by Sarah Lenton

Abbey Cinema Abbey Close, Abingdon

A Touch of the Sun by Sarah Lenton The oddest ‘star’ in opera is the Sun. Its appearance in The Magic Flute triggers the finale, when everybody dances off bathed in happy, rational daylight. But other operas are more wary about the heat. It’s the baking sun that precipitates the disastrous passions in Carmen and […]

The Arts Society Abingdon Lecture – The Story of Westminster by Caroline Shenton

Abbey Cinema Abbey Close, Abingdon

The Story of Westminster Hall by Caroline Shenton The great Anglo-Norman feasting hall created by William the Conqueror’s son, William Rufus, has stood at the heart of the Palace of Westminster for over 900 years. It has played host to royal magnificence, coronation feasts, chivalric games, law courts, and the lyings-in-state of Kings, Queens and […]

The Arts Society Abingdon Lecture – Bess of Hardwick:’a woman of masculine understanding and conduct’

Abbey Cinema Abbey Close, Abingdon

20th April  10.30 and 2pm - Bess of Hardwick: ‘a woman of masculine understanding and conduct’ by  Gillian White Bess of Hardwick is one of the most fascinating women of the sixteenth century. Four times married, she survived scandal and disgrace, and, through ambition and ability, climbed the social ladder to become England’s premier countess […]

The Arts Society Abingdon Lecture -‘Tinted S.T.E.A.M.’: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths in the Work of J.M.W. Turner

Abbey Cinema Abbey Close, Abingdon

16th March 10.30am and 2pm, The Abbey Cinema Abbey Close Abingdon OX14 3JD                   'Tinted S.T.E.A.M.': Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math in the Work of J.M.W. Turner Turner's lifetime coincided with an age of scientific discovery and technological advances. This lecture explores the ideas and events which […]

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