Professor Sue Black – The Real World of Forensic Anthropology

Trinity Church Hall Conduit Road, Abingdon

Sue Black is the UK's leading forensic anthropologist. Her work has ranged from war crimes investigations in Kosovo to single suspicious deaths in the UK and everything in between, some of which have been the subject of a series of TV programmes.  She will talk about how her upbringing and an academic career in human […]

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Trevor Rowley – A Stitch in Time: The Miraculous Story of the Bayeux Tapestry

Trinity Church Hall Conduit Road, Abingdon

The Bayeux Tapestry is an 11th century embroidery which tells the story of the events leading up to the Battle of Hastings and graphically illustrates the battle itself.  Most popular perceptions of the Norman Conquest of England are based on illustrations taken from the Tapestry.  In this talk Trevor will describe this extraordinary artefact, how, […]

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AGM and Tim Healey – Sex, Drink & Death in the 17th Century

Trinity Church Hall Conduit Road, Abingdon

This will be a romp through the pleasures and perils of life in this turbulent era, featuring bawdy frolics, alehouse revels, highway robberies, Civil War, fire and plague.  Hugely entertaining, the talk also gives important insight into evolving customs – of courtship, celebration, faith and burial – at the dawn of the modern age.  Tim […]

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Abingdon Ladies Choir – If we cannot fly let us sing: A winter warm up of song

Trinity Church Hall Conduit Road, Abingdon

The Abingdon Ladies’ Choir has been in existence under the auspices of the Abingdon Music Centre for many years.  The first meeting was in The Old Gaol before moving to the Abbey Baptist Church and more recently, after the challenge and social joy of Zoom sessions during the pandemic, meeting in the Church and then […]

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