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The tradition of Meat Raffles or Draws goes back a long way in the UK and nowadays they are usually to be found in more traditional pubs and bars. Further afield, they have “chook raffles” for a chicken in Australia and the raffle of “meat trays” in New Zealand. The trays are typically composed of a mixture of cuts of meat or a selection of seafood and are raffled to raise money to support local sporting teams.
Situated in the heart of Abingdon, the Riverly Club at Bridge House is a hive of activity open for residents, older local folk and carers within the Abingdon community.
We all love a great Chinese meal, but which restaurant do you choose? How on earth do you find an outstandingly good recommended Chinese restaurant in Abingdon without endlessly phoning around friends or troubling passers by on the street?
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: https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/abingdon/events
Another week has passed and that can only mean one thing! It’s the weekend and time for you to explore and enjoy all that our beautiful city has to offer! From stories and buttery toast to an afternoon picnic and a day filled with orienteering, there’s something for everyone in this week’s ‘What’s on in Oxford this weekend?’ For more details, head on over to our website: https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/oxford/events
You’re never short of a thing or two to do in Oxford, but in case you were wondering what the hottest things in town were this weekend, take a look at our list of what-not-to-miss! There are things for the whole family, from a celebration of Alice in Wonderland, to a street festival, plus a whole lot more – Oxford’s got it all! For more details, head on over to our website: https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/oxford/events
Punting is a fantastic way to explore the River Thames and view Oxford from a different vantage point. It’s also great for providing entertainment to the locals who, from the sidelines, quietly watch a slightly inebriated visitor attempt it for the first time!
The term ‘punting’ comes from the latin term ‘ponto’, meaning a flat-bottomed boat. Usually, punting takes place upon narrow boats which are square at both ends and propelled by a long pole (think Venetian gondolas, though technically those are propelled with an oar, not a pole!) and often chauffeured. We’ve compiled 10 of the best reasons you should give this quintessentially English activity a try…
What's on offer in Abingdon for Valentine's Day 2015? Whether you're looking to go for something a bit different to celebrate Valentine's Day this year or if Valentine's Day means a lovely dinner, we have 4 Abingdon ideas to make it that bit special in 2015.
A selection of cocktail bars in Oxford. Some top recommendations for places to try on your next evening out in Oxford.
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