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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

19 Sep 2018
Abingdon Michaelmas Fair will take place on Monday 8th and... more
31 Aug 2018
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr Margaret Crick, will... more
21 Aug 2018
Please see below we have received from The Vale of White... more
08 Aug 2018
The Council has been experiencing IT problems and in... more
05 Jul 2018
From Saturday 21st to Sunday 29th July 2018 -  (11:30 am -... more
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Wednesday, 19th September9:30am-11:30am
Come and join us for Rhymetime at Abingdon Library! Every Wednesday morning from 9.30am-10.00am, and... more
Sculpture in the Vineyard 8th-23rd September
Wednesday, 19th September10:00am-6:00pm
Sculpture in the Vineyard 2018 Following the success of two previous exhibitions at Bothy Vineyard,... more
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 - 2:00pm
Architect Dame Zaha Hadid died suddenly in March 2016, aged 65. She was born in Iraq, but made Brita... more
Wednesday, 19th September6:30pm-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, 19th September7:00pm-8:30pm
Hatha yoga for mixed ability students. Students learn to use the breath to deepen their experience o... more
Bee on a flower
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 - 7:30pm
Abingdon Carbon Cutters are delighted to offer a talk by David Busby, a local beekeeper ·    Come... more
Sculpture in the Vineyard 8th-23rd September
Thursday, 20th September10:00am-6:00pm
Sculpture in the Vineyard 2018 Following the success of two previous exhibitions at Bothy Vineyard,... more
Thursday, 20th September7:30pm-9:00pm
Legendary author Sebastian Faulks will be in conversation at St Helen and St Katharine on Thursday 2... more
Abingdon Farmer's Market
Friday, 21st September8:30am-1:30pm
Delicious seasonal food and drink straight from local farms and kitchens plus plants, pottery and ot... more
Sculpture in the Vineyard 8th-23rd September
Friday, 21st September10:00am-6:00pm
Sculpture in the Vineyard 2018 Following the success of two previous exhibitions at Bothy Vineyard,... 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
A lecture and ordnance display by Rick Stevens and Gareth Howell. BBC historian Gareth Howell return... 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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