Abingdon Area Archaeological and Historical Society


As every year, there will be three outings during the summer.




Sunningwell Outing


Monday 22 May  6.00pm

Discover the village of Sunningwell. A leisurely stroll led by our chairman, Bob Evans, to introduce this historic small parish and some of its more famous inhabitants. There will be a chance to climb the church tower if you wish (wear old clothes). We will finish at the Flowing Well public house for those that would like to stay for a meal. Meet outside Sunningwell Village Hall (Opposite the Church) OX13 6RD



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Somerville College Outing


   Wednesday 21 June 4.30pm

An outing to Somerville College, Oxford. Founded in 1879, Somerville was one of the first women's colleges in Oxford. We will be shown round by the College Librarian and Archivist, Dr Anne Manuel. Meet at the Porter's Lodge, just a short distance along the Woodstock Road OX2 6HD



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Abingdon School Outing


Tuesday 4 July 7.00pm

A tour of Abingdon School. An opportunity to look round the original Victorian buildings as well as some of the impressive new buildings with the School Archivist, Sarah Wearne. Meet at the main entrance to the School in Park Road OX14 1DE




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Please note that numbers may be limited on some outings. Click here to access the booking form.