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The River Thames laps at the foot of the medieval wharf of St Helens

Abingdon-on-Thames

Welcome to the one-town website for Abingdon-on-Thames, the historic, modern market town set in rural Oxfordshire.  Browse our pages to discover the ancient streets, the riverside walks, the gourmet delights and the annual festivals of the town famous for its Bun-Throwing, a unique tradition which dates back over 250 years and is  our way of celebrating major royal occasions.

This website contains all the information you need to discover this beautiful, lively market town for yourself. It’s also your one-stop resource to find out all you need to enjoy community life to the full if you are already lucky enough to live here, or work here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Latest News

18 Oct 2018
Abindon Museum presents: '1918: The Bloody Road to Victory... more
18 Oct 2018
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council are pleased to announce... more
16 Oct 2018
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Please note that the Council meeting on Wednesday 17th... more
01 Oct 2018
The organisers of next week's Abingdon Michaelmas Fun Fair... more
21 Sep 2018
100th Commemoration of the World War One Armistice Please... more
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From Monday, 22nd October to Saturday, 27th October10:00am-4:00pm
Woodcarving Exhibition & Demonstration, See our exhibits watch some of us carving, vote for yo... more
From Tuesday, 23rd October to Thursday, 25th October9:30am-5:00pm
From Tuesday, 23rd October to Thursday, 25th October9:30am-5:00pm
House of Fun is a fun-filled holiday camp created and run by teachers based at Thomas Reade Primary... more
abingdon artists exhibition
From Tuesday, 23rd October to Saturday, 27th October10:00am-4:30pm
Abingdon Artists welcome you to their Autumn Exhibition where you can see a stunning display of loca... more
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 - 2:30pm
This talk remembers the very many people who can be described as ‘canal people’ and includes canal b... more
From Tuesday, 23rd October to Saturday, 27th October7:30pm-7:30pm
Featuring memorable songs such as Isn't it a Lovely Day to be Caught in the Rain get tickets in adva... more
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 - 7:30pm
Top Hat arrives direct from its tremendous success in London, winning three Olivier awards for Best... more
Wednesday, 24th October6:30pm-8:00pm
A brand new 8-week mindfulness course at the gorgeous, cosy Willow's Shake Shop in Abingdon.  In a s... more
Yoga Classes Wednesday evenings at St Helen and St Katharine School
Wednesday, 24th October7:00pm-8:30pm
Hatha yoga for mixed ability students. Students learn to use the breath to deepen their experience o... more
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 - 7:30pm
Top Hat arrives direct from its tremendous success in London, winning three Olivier awards for Best... more
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Thursday, 22 November 2018 - 9:30am
This is a special day at which students from John Mason School are involved in activities to learn a... more
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abingdon museum, crafts, autumn, hedgehog, history, family activity
Thursday, 25th October10:30am-3:00pm
Bring the outdoors in this October with our autumnal activities making hedgehogs and clay models. Al... more
Friday, 9th November7:00pm-9:30pm
"The story of the apocalyptic final year of the Great War as the British and German armies are teste... more
Peter Turner, Abingdon Museum, christmas crafts, family activity
Saturday, 1st December10:30am-3:00pm
Ho ho ho! Our ever popular Christmas Crafts activity is just around the corner. Will you make someth... more
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