Music in the Park wristbands now also on sale online

Abingdon Council News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:36

This year it is easier than ever to buy your wristband for Music in the Park as there is now an online sales option. Customers can purchase wristbands and choose whether to have them delivered by signed-for Royal Mail delivery to their own home or place of work, or whether to secure the booking and then pick up the wristbands at their leisure from the Information Centre when they are next in town.

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Music in the Park wristbands going fast on the first day

Abingdon Council News - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 19:08

Today the Information Centre at the Guildhall was busy with local residents coming in to get their wristbands for Music in the Park. The number of places available has been increased this year but fans are still advised to get their wristbands as early as possible as each year they seem to sell out a bit earlier than the previous year. The Information Centre is open for wristband enquiries from 9.30am to 3.00pm each weekday and also on Saturdays. The entrance is found in Roysse Court which is set back from Bridge Street and lies opposite Fat Face and Lewis Baker. 

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Tour of Waste to Energy Plant Available

Abingdon Council News - Fri, 03/18/2016 - 18:36

Local residents are being offered the opportunity to tour round Ardley ERF. 

The tour will take place on the 12th April. Full details of how to apply through the District Council are given on the event page on our town events calendar. For more information click here to go to the right page on the town events calendar.


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Abingdon Passion Play 2016

Abingdon Council News - Thu, 03/10/2016 - 11:19

Abingdon Passion Play

  Sunday, 13 March 2016 - 11:00am  

Join us for Abingdon’s Passion Play – an exciting, dramatic presentation depicting the events of the last week in the life of Jesus Christ.This free, open-air production which is to be staged in the Market Place in front of the Museum is an extraordinary community enterprise combining drama, music and dance which will draw in onlookers as they watch the events progress.

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Your Parish Update

Abingdon Council News - Fri, 03/04/2016 - 12:07


The Annual Parish Meeting will be held in the Roysse Room on Wednesday 9th March. It is a chance for electors to find out more about the work the Town Council has been doing this financial year. Committee Chairmen of the following committees will report;

  • Guildhall Committee
  • Community Services Committee
  • Finance and General Purposes Committee
  • Amenities and Recreation Committee
  • Planning, Highways and Consultations Committee
  • County Hall Museum Management Committee


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Mayor's Dinner & Dance tickets now available

Abingdon Council News - Fri, 02/26/2016 - 11:46

The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Councillor Helen Pighills, is holding her Civic Dinner and Dance at the Abbey Buildings on 23rd April. Please contact community@abingdon.gov.uk for information on how to obtain tickets. Further information by clicking here

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War of the Roses

Abingdon Council News - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 11:25

On February 19 BBC historical advisor Gareth Howell returns to Abingdon to deliver another of his engaging talks on military history. The Amey Theatre in conjunction with Abingdon Museum play host, and this year Gareth conducts a historic examination of the War of the Roses. 

Tickets are available from the Amey Theatre website: Amey Theatre Bookings  or can be booked at Abingdon Museum on 01235 523703

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Flood Alerts Issued.

Abingdon Council News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 09:26

 Flood alert for River Thames for the Abingdon Area, including areas between Abingdon down to and including Little Wittenham.

Click the below link for further details.


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The Nature of Art Exhibition and 'Meet the Artists'

Abingdon Council News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 11:17

Visitors are invited to see a stunning display of artwork from two Berkshire artists, Bill Pike and Diccon Dadey. The pair have teamed up with Abingdon Museum in creating scenes of movement and motion found in nature, from capturing the moment of ducks landing in metallic sculpture, to the rippling reflections of the Thames at Abingdon. 

The exhibition is located on the first floor sessions gallery and the museum is free to visit Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm, and Sunday 11am-5pm. 

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War of the Roses Lecture

Abingdon Council News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:56

Tickets are available for BBC Historical Advisor Gareth Howell's engaging lecture on the War of the Roses, held at the Amey Theatre in Abingdon on February 19th at 7pm. 

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Local Excellence Market Saturday 30th January

Abingdon Council News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 12:55


This Saturday is the quarterly market where local food producers, craftworkers and retailers sell their goods in Abingdon Market Place. The Local Excellence Market gives Abingdon shoppers the chance to sample foods, beers and crafts from Oxfordshire and the nearest counties.

The market starts at 9am and packs up at 2pm, regardless of the weather!

Come down and check it out.

It's always a busy enviroment with lots to see and buy.

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Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames Boxing Day Boredom Buster Answers and Winner!

Abingdon Council News - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 12:49

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames Boxing Day Boredom Buster.

We raised £164.00 for the Mayor's charities.



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