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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

16 Nov 2018
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Councillor Margaret Crick... more
16 Nov 2018
Motorists in the Vale of White Horse can enjoy free parking... more
05 Nov 2018
100th Commemoration of the World War One Armistice Please... more
02 Nov 2018
Community Grants Scheme This is a reminder that Abingdon... more
26 Oct 2018
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr Margaret Crick, is... more
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From Tuesday, 20th November to Sunday, 2nd December7:00pm-7:00pm
The town cinema has something for all ages and tastes. The Wife with Glenn Close 'magnificent' follo... more
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 - 10:30am
Getting Under their skins - finding character and story in Renaissance Art - Sarah Dunant   Internat... more
Yoga Classes Wednesday evenings at St Helen and St Katharine School
Wednesday, 21st November7:00pm-8:30pm
Hatha yoga for mixed ability students. Students learn to use the breath to deepen their experience o... more
Delicious salad
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 - 7:30pm
Abingdon Carbon Cutters invite you to join us for an informative and inter-active discussion about p... more
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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Thursday, 22 November 2018 - 2:15pm
ABCD FILM SOCIETY Come and watch an entertaining and varied programme of new and classic films in a... more
Friday, 23rd November6:00pm-7:00pm
Nia FreeDance is a barefoot 60-minute Conscious Dance class designed to awaken the movement artist w... more
Christmas market, St. Helen's church, Abingdon
Saturday, 24 November 2018 - 10:00am
Come and do your Christmas shopping in the wonderful old building of St. Helen's Church. There will... more
Saturday, 24th November10:00am-3:00pm
Perfect presents at the St Helen and St Katharine Christmas Fair Ever-popular Fair featuring gifts y... more
Saturday, 24 November 2018 - 10:00am
An essential diary date for inspiration both for Christmas produce, food gifts and presents of a cra... 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
Friday, 30th November7:00pm-10:30pm
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr Margaret Crick, is hosting her charity Quiz evening in The Roy... more
Monday, 17th December2:00pm-4:00pm
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Councillor Margaret Crick, is hosting the annual over 70's Christma... more
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Monday, 26 November 2018 - 10:00am
In addition to being open at the side entrance of Abbey House each weekday, Abingdon Citizens Advice... more
Saturday, 1 December 2018 - 2:30pm
This is a pop-up coffee shop at Checker Walk which is family-friendly to anyone who wants to chat an... more
Saturday, 15 December 2018 - 10:00am
All day Saturday this is a festival of nativity sets from aroind the world. As well as a spectacle o... more
Saturday, 15 December 2018 - 7:30pm
Your local brass band invites you to enjoy traditional music and Christmas carols. Guest musicians j... more
Wednesday, 26 December 2018 - 9:30am
MG cars meet in town this morning and owners and drivers of these beautiful classics then head out o... more
Tuesday, 1 January 2019 - 11:00am
Traditionally there are two led walks on New Year's Day. Christian Aid walk from town to Boar's Hill... more
Thursday, 10 January 2019 - 7:45pm
This is an evening at which anyone local with a camera can come and meet photography enthusiasts at... more
Monday, 14 January 2019 - 10:00am
Mondays 10.00 am to 1.00 pm (check holiday closures) in addition to the main premises on Abbey Close... more
Saturday, 8 June 2019 - 10:00am
Save the Children works all over the world and in the UK for the benefit of all children. The charit... more
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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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Saturday, 19 January 2019 - 9:15am
Roger Thomas, Chairman of Abingdon Archaeological and History Society and also from University of Ox... more
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