Welcome to Abingdon Lions Club

Who are Abingdon Lions?

lion in costume croppedWe are a group of local people, who volunteer our time to help our community.  

We are a small part of an international organisation, Lions International.

Abingdon Lions Club Charitable Trust is a registered charity (no. 1055471).

How do we help our community?

Lions are community service orientated, we give our time, but to help this along we raise money, which we can then use to help those in most need.

How do we raise money?

In the summer months we attend various events with our Lions Tombola, At Christmas we run the Santa Sleigh that goes around the streets of Abingdon and surrounding villages.

Santa sitting on their sleigh

Ongoing projects

Message in a bottle and wallet

Message in a Bottle bottlesA simple idea to help people to keep their personal and medical details in an accessible place for paramedics.

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Spectacle and hearing aid recycling

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Recycling spectacles and hearing aids 

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Defibrillators in the Community

Buying and installing several defibrillators around Abingdon

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How can I get a grant or request funding?

If you are a charity or organisation you can fill out one of our grant forms. If you are a person in need or want help with something, then please get in contact

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Interested in joining us?

Abingdon Lions are currently looking for more volunteers. The more Lions we have the more we can achieve, not only maintaining what we do currently but to grow as well.

We meet monthly to plan activities and consider welfare requests. some members also meet up for a weekly coffee or breakfast

If you are over 18, and can spare a little time why not find out more.

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Coming to a Village Fete near you

Our Lions Team will be visiting local fetes. detials will be added to the events list. We will be binging out every popular cuddly Lions tombola, but will also being along Message is an bottle (and wallet) and be able to collect your used spectacles.


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Forthcoming events

June

2024

Venue 

Time/Details 

Mon 3rd

DGE visit to Meon Valley Lions

 

19:30

Sun 9th

District Fun Day

Marwell Wildlife, Thompsons Lane, Winchester, Hampshire SO21 1JH

9:15 to 4:00pm

Sun 9th

Lions on the Green

The Big Green, Devizes

10:00am to 4.00pm

Mon 10th

DGE visit to Fareham Lions

 

7:30

Sat 15th

Abingdon 43rd Charter

Steventon House Hotel Milton Hill, Steventon Abingdon OX13 6AB

 

Sat 15th

Abingdon Lions Charter 2024

Steventon House Hotel OX13 6AB

18:00 for 18:30 till 23:00

Sun 16th

Father's Day

 

 

Sun 16th

Reading Lions Club Charter Afternoon Tea

Purley Memorial Hall, Glebe Road, Purley on Thames RG8 8DP

 

Fri 21st

International Convention

Melbourne, Australia

Weekend+

July

2024

Venue 

Time/Details 

Sun 7th

Cabinet Meeting

Alton House Hotel, 57 Normandy Street, Alton GU34 1DW

10:30 - 12.30

Sun 7th

Handover Lunch

 

12:30pm

Sat 13th

Bradford on Avon Lions Crafts, Choirs, Coffee & Cake

Holy Trinity Church, Bradford on Avon BA15 1LW

10:00AM to 4.00PM

August

2024

Venue 

Time/Details 

Sat 3rd

Fleet Lions 16th Beerfest

The Harlington GU51 4BY

11am & 5.30pm

Mon 26th

Summer bank holiday

 

 

October

2024

Venue 

Time/Details 

Sun 13th

Cabinet Meeting

TBA

10:30 - 12.30

Sun 27th

Cabinet Meeting - note

TBA

Next Cabinet min 60 days before Convention

Thu 31st

Halloween

 

 

November

2024

Venue 

Time/Details 

Sun 10th

Remembrance Sunday

 

 

Sat 30th

St Andrew's Day

 

 

December

2024

Venue 

Time/Details 

Wed 25th

Christmas Day

 

 

Thu 26th

Boxing Day

 

 

January

2025

Venue 

Time/Details 

Wed 1st

New Year's Day

 

 

Sun 19th

Cabinet Meeting

Zoom

10:30 - 12.30

March

2025

Venue 

Time/Details 

Sat 1st

St David's Day

 

 

Fri 14th

Cabinet Meeting at Convention

TBA

15:30 - 16.30

Mon 17th

St Patrick's Day

 

 

Sun 30th

Mothering Sunday

 

 

April

2025

Venue 

Time/Details 

Fri 18th

Good Friday

 

 

Mon 21st

Easter Monday

 

 

Wed 23rd

St George's Day

 

 

May

2025

Venue 

Time/Details 

Mon 5th

Early May bank holiday

 

 

Sun 18th

Cabinet Meeting

TBA

10:30 - 12.30

Mon 26th

Spring bank holiday

 

 

The above dates may change without warning

Meetings

We meet at the Abingdon Conservative Club on the second Wednesday of each month at 7.30pm.

If you would like to know more please use the Contact Us form or email contact@abingdonlions.org.uk

Mailing address only:

4 Rivy Close, Abingdon OX14 3XT

Abingdon

Abingdon-on-Thames is a pleasant market town of about 35,000 inhabitants on the banks of the River Thames. 

Its history goes back many thousands of years and the town claims to be the oldest continuously inhabited town in the country. 

You can find out much more by visiting www.abingdon.gov.uk.