Christmas Extravaganza with fringe events on Saturday

November 30, 2018

Free Parking and Extravaganza
The Christmas Extravaganza will be in Abingdon town centre on Saturday December 1st and can be seen advertised around town.
Free Parking and Extravaganza
There will be Free Parking in civic car parks.
Free Parking and Extravaganza
Father Christmas will park his sleigh on the Market Place after the parade.

The running order for the extravaganza and fringe events …

Market Place
11:00 Strawberry Fayre Majorettes
12:00 Parade
12:30 Oxford Caledonian Pipe and Drum band
13:00 Long Furlong School
13:30 Stagecoach
14:00 Abingdon Traditional Morris Dancers
14:30 Abingdon Community Choir
15:00 Rock Choir
15:30 Abingdon and Witney College
16:00 Abingdon Dance School
16:30 One, Three, One
17:00 The Undercovers
17:45 Presentations
18:00 Lights on Followed by Fireworks

Bath Street
09:00 – 16:00 Christmas Street market
10:00 – 12:30 Abingdon Concert Band
12:30 Abingdon Traditional Morris Dancers
13:00 Abingdon Dance Studio
13:30 Rock Choir
14:00 Long Furlong School
14:30 Stagecoach
15:00 Abingdon Traditional Morris Dancers

Community Free Space, Bury Street
09:00 – 16:00 Christmas Crafts and Activities
13:00 Punch and Judy
14:00 Punch and Judy
15:00 Punch and Judy

St Nicolas Church 
10:00 – 6:00pm
Sale in St Nicolas Church
Food and drink is available
Mini concerts through the day
Cartoon films for young children from 4:00 pm with mulled wine for parents

Kempster Room, Abingdon County Hall Museum basement
10am-12.30pm, and 1-3pm
Christmas Crafts (by donation)
Free Parking and Extravaganza
St Ethelwold’s House
10:00 – 16:00 – Oxfam Christmas Store
Free Parking and Extravaganza
35 Ock Street 
10:00 – 14:00 – Mini Christmas Fayre

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6 Comments Leave a Comment

  • 1. Iain  |  November 30, 2018 at 9:25 am

    Dont forget the beer festival in the Abbey Buildings, both this evening and after the Extravaganza:)

  • 2. Hester  |  November 30, 2018 at 10:06 am

    No Iain – Beer Festival is next weekend, Friday 7 and Saturday 8th (6-11pm each day)!

  • 3. Iain  |  November 30, 2018 at 4:41 pm

    Whoops – apologies Hester – was getting thirsty too early :)

  • 4. Hester  |  December 1, 2018 at 9:21 pm

    Enormous congratulations to Paul, Petra and their team for another successful event. I wonder how many people realise that this is run by volunteers? Yes, they get sponsorship and grants but they have to work for those, and all the hard graft on the day – and for months beforehand – is done by volunteers. They were out there setting up in the dark – and pouring rain – this morning and are probably still clearing up now.
    Well done all and have a break for a day or two before you get to work on next year’s event.

  • 5. Daniel  |  December 1, 2018 at 11:41 pm

    A good event and as ever brilliant fireworks. Thank you!

  • 6. Kelly Simpson  |  December 2, 2018 at 12:05 am

    It was an amazing day. Great to see the shops heaving, a real buzz in the town. A great programme of entertainment, with a real Christmassy feel. And as a stallholder we raised loads of money for Sobell and Helen & Douglas house Hospices.
    Well done to the organizers for all your hard work.

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