Christmas Tree Festival

December 11, 2019

Christmas Tree Festival
In the Community Free Space Shop, this afternoon, different community groups were decorating 20 real Christmas Trees.
Christmas Tree Festival
The Christmas Tree Festival will run from 12th – 21st December, 10-4. You can vote for your favourite tree for £1.00.
Christmas Tree Festival
There will also be craft sessions, and wreath making sessions. This particular tree had decorations made and painted by people with learning disabilities supported by hft.
Christmas Tree Festival
Tracey from Carers Oxfordshire helped co-ordinate the event. She also organises Abingdon Community Events’ Toydrive and has been collecting gifts over the last few weeks. Their big wrap will be on 14th December at Dalton Barrack Community Centre. See facebook @abingdonevents.

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  • 1. horsesmouth  |  December 12, 2019 at 10:08 am

    Thinking about community “stuff” why can’t the Friends of Abingdon get more involved with the town centre rather than focusing on the Abbey Buildings? reason being the old No-Tag shop on the Square is in a very poor state, very dilapidated, such a shame to see this beautiful old building like this, it is on the Market and the price reflects its condition, why doesn’t the F of A buy it and make a community shop of it? citizens advice? tourist information? etc etc.

  • 2. Iain  |  December 12, 2019 at 2:46 pm

    Friends of Abingdon already run the community shop in the precinct. FoA recently split into two charities, one focused purely on the maintenance and sustainability of the Abbey Buildings, and the other is a civic society that do many community based activities including running the community shop.

    I’m sure Hester can provide more details

  • 3. Hester  |  December 12, 2019 at 6:17 pm

    Steve
    Happy to have a chat with you about the role – and limitations – of the Friends of Abingdon Civic Society. Probably easier to do it over a coffee in town some time than via this blog, but in the meantime if you or anyone else reading this – wants to find out a bit more take a look at our website http://www.abingdoncivicsociety.org.uk.

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