What's On

CiA dates for 2017

Christian Aid Week, 14 - 20 May 2017

From 14 to 20 May 2017, and 60 years on from the first ever such week, Christian Aid Week will be concentrating on the needs of refugees. The events in Abingdon for this week will centre on the Market Place Sale - 13 May 2017 - and the town-wide House-to-House Collection. Donations for the Market Place will be much appreciated - home-made cakes, plants, second-hand books and bottles, etc. Volunteers also needed to join the band of house-to-house collectors. For further information, contact your church rep or Cliff Marshall on 01235 530480 or at candpmarshall@btinternet.com.

Pre-election Hustings, 23 May 2017 Cancelled and rescheduled for 5 June 2017, 7.30 pm, Amey Theatre, Abingdon School

Pre-election hustings for Oxford West and Abingdon are being organised by the CiA, on behalf of the local community in Abingdon, in collaboration with Abingdon on Thames Chamber of Commerce. All welcome to come along and meet the candidates standing for election in June 2017 to find out about their policies and priorities. Free entrance but there will be a collection at the end of the evening to help towards the evening's costs. If you would like to put a question to the candidates: - email to cia35abingdon@gmail.com - text to 07896 860381 - send/drop in to CiA Administrator, ℅ 35 Ock Street, Abingdon, Oxon OX14 5AG. Please keep your questions as succinct as possible. A selection of questions will be chosen from all those submitted to cover as many topics as possible.

Fun in the Park, 3 June 2017, Abingdon Meadows

The CiA will be taking part in this annual and highly successful event again and offering various activities free of charge to the people of Abingdon - face painting, children's crafts, refreshments, etc. If you would like to get involved or have an idea for something new, please contact the CiA Administrator Debra Mcknight on 07896 860381.