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Fancy filling your week up with relaxing meditation, exploration and fun filled adventures? If so, we’ve brought you a list of all the exciting things that Abingdon has to offer this week. Whether you fancy a bit of Abba karaoke, a spot of rambling or some fun and frolics with the kids, we’ve got your week covered! For more details, head on over to our website:
The Rotary Club of Oxford Spires, organisers of the famous World Pooh Sticks Championships, is delighted to announce that the event will take place this year at Langel Common in Witney on Sunday 7 June from 2pm.
We’ve updated our list of Car Boot Sales that are within easy reach of Abingdon for 2015. Please do check details with the organisers, as they are liable to cancellation due to weather or can be closed for some holidays or have the timings changed. Please let us know if you find anything to be incorrect, or would like to add to the list.
Easter is nearly upon us – which means the arrival of the Easter holidays! There are lots of things going on around Abingdon to entertain the children, and here is our pick of the best places to go.
12,000 people used the pool last year in the four short months for which it was open. The council are representing the pool as a burden, but you cannot measure the value of a public asset in pounds and pence. What value can you put on the civic identity of Abingdon, living by the river, playing by the river? What value on the mental and physical wellbeing afforded by splashing about outdoors? What value on the happy memories of days out with the family enjoying the pool, the park, the relaxed atmosphere?
Winnie on the Windrush
Winnie on the Windrush
New Oxfordshire home is found for The World Pooh Sticks Championships.
If you’d prefer to give a voucher rather than a bulky present for Christmas why not consider one that will give the recipient something to do locally and support local business at the same time? We’ve put together a selection of local businesses that give Gift Vouchers for a variety of uses – mostly with a discount off their normal prices too:
As we enter into December and the Christmas traditions get into full swing, our mind turns towards the time-honoured pantomime (Oh no it doesn’t! Oh yes it does!).
This is a round up of the places you can go in 2014 to visit Santa / Father Christmas in his grotto in Oxfordshire. From garden centres to trains and buses!
The Lions take Santa around on his sleigh between 18.00 and 20.00hrs in the following areas of Abingdon:
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