Tag Archives: Festival News

THANK YOU!

😍 THANK YOU 😍 We've just about recovered from Saturday's shenanigans and we want to say a massive 'THANK YOU' to everyone that made Down at the Abbey 2019 so special 🙏 It went better than we could have imagined and we owe it all to the hard work of everyone involved:...

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Fame

In the words of David Bowie: FAME! We're in the Metro today. Find out what they're so excited about. Get your tickets before they're off sale at heavypop.co.uk 🎟🙌🎟

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I Really Miss Bad Festival Beer

"I really miss bad festival beer" said nobody ever That's why we have Siren Craft Brew providing their delicious, award-winning beer at Down at the Abbey Festival Expect flavours that make you dance including... YU LU With Earl Grey tea and lemon zest in the mix, Yu...

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More Acts Announced

We're pleased to announce the final acts to play Down At The Abbey in September. We've added mesmeric folkie Rozi Plain, UK indie legend Darren Hayman, globetrotting troubadour Rachael Dadd, award-winning local orchestra Aldworth Philharmonic Soloists, and more will be playing in the abbey ruins! 💙 They...

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Let’s Talk About Hugh

Let's Talk About Hugh Hugh Cook was the last abbot of Reading Abbey. Born in 1490 in Faringdon, he became Abbot in 1520 and entered The Big Leagues. As abbot, Hugh got his own coat of arms and became pals with Henry VIII They often went hunting...

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