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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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Latest News

23 Aug 2019
Please see below from Citizens Advice:  Contact Citizens... more
20 Aug 2019
THE MAYOR OF ABINGDON, CLLR CHARLIE BIRKS The whole of the... more
14 Aug 2019
Changes to the Town 41 Bus Service The Town Council... more
14 Aug 2019
Please see below that we have received from our local CAB... more
14 Aug 2019
Please see below that we have received from our local CAB... more
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Sunday, 25th August10:00am-12:00pm
Appleford Village Hall Main Road Appleford OX14 4PF
Yoga Class at McTimoney College. 18:15 start. Visit www.yogaenergy.org
Monday, 26th August6:15pm-7:15pm
Join a yoga class to build flexibility and strength. Stretch out your muscles and learn to breath de... more
Monday, 26th August7:30pm-8:45pm
Join a yoga class to build flexibility and strength. Stretch out your muscles and learn to breath de... more
Wednesday, 28th August10:30am-3:00pm
Museum Craft Activity - Changing Scenes of Abingdon Help us to create an exciting collage to exhibit... more
Wednesday, 28th August10:30am-5:15pm
Low-cost community acupuncture comes to Abindgon, weekly at The Guildhall. Just £16.50 per session.... more
Wednesday, 28 August 2019 - 10:30am
Low-cost Community Acupuncture is coming to Abingdon! From the 10th of April Holistic Health will be... more
Wednesday, 28th August11:30am-1:00pm
Little Bears Toddler Group a unique group in the under 5's and thier parents/grandparents/childminde... more
Wednesday, 28th August2:00pm-4:00pm
Join us for the special Silver Screen screening of the documentary MARIANNE AND LEONARD: WORDS OF LO... more
Wednesday 18:15 Yoga Class Northcourt Centre
Wednesday, 28 August 2019 - 6:15pm
Join a new yoga class to build flexibility and strength. Stretch your muscles and learn to breath de... more
Wednesday 19:30 Yoga Class Northcourt Centre
From Wednesday, 28th August to Wednesday, 23rd September7:30pm-11:45pm
Join a yoga class to build flexibility and strength. Stretch out your muscles and learn to breath de... more
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Sunday, 6 October 2019 - 8:00pm
The tradition short service after the fair is in place is open to everyone, any denomination. Come a... more
Sunday, 10 November 2019 - 10:00am
There is a short parade from Guildhall to the Parish Church of St Helen for the Remembrance Service... more
Saturday, 30th November12:00pm-6:30pm
Santa's sleigh, lots of activities, Christmas lights switch on and there may be a firework display.... more
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Wednesday, 4th September3:30pm-7:00pm
Abingdon Campus of Abingdon and Witney College has an open afternoon today mainly for people interes... more
Saturday, 14 September 2019 - 9:45am
A morning sale of home-made cakes and biscuits as a fundraiser for one of the town's local Scout tro... more
Saturday, 14 September 2019 - 10:00am
A choice of over eighty part-time courses from Abingdon Adult Learning as well as one-day courses, b... more
Saturday, 28th September9:00am-3:00pm
A date for the diary to come into the town centre to browse stalls with home made foods and crafts,... more
Saturday, 5 October 2019 - 9:30am
Support our local gude dog branch and puppy training today morning until 3.00 pm (possibly shorter p... more
Saturday, 26 October 2019 - 10:00am
At the start of the Poppy Appeal there will be a poppy themed event with cakes, interesting stalls a... more
Thursday, 26 December 2019 - 9:30am
This traditional meet of MGs is for a short period on Boxing Day there may be more information here... more
Saturday, 21 March 2020 - 10:00am
This is a competitive trading day as personal develpment for people from local schools. Students wor... more
Friday, 1 May 2020 - 9:30am
On Wednesday 1st May morning Abingdon Rotary Club will be marking May Day and welcoming the month. S... more
Sunday, 21 June 2020 - 11:00am
The succes of a Summer Solstice music event means that musicians and volunteer music lovers have joi... more
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Wednesday, 28th August10:30am-3:00pm
Museum Craft Activity - Changing Scenes of Abingdon Help us to create an exciting collage to exhibit... more
Thursday, 5 September 2019 - 7:00pm
Alan Copeland gave a fascinating talk on the Chilterns a short while back and this is part two.of hi... more
Saturday, 14th September10:30am-3:30pm
Abingdon Science Partnership - 'Particle Detectives' We did this event in May and it was a raging su... more
Saturday, 21st September10:30am-3:30pm
Abingdon Museum will be screening the Imperial War Museum's footage of the 1919 parade, which celebr... more
Saturday, 28th September10:30am-3:30pm
In this one-day workshop you will be have the opportunity to draw prehistoric objects from the colle... more
Thursday, 3 October 2019 - 7:00pm
The second in the programme this season is Liz Woolley an extremely good, popular speaker on The Com... more
Saturday, 12 October 2019 - 7:00pm
Abingdon Museum Friends has an annual quiz as part of town social life. 12th October is the date for... more
Friday, 15th November7:00pm-9:00pm
BBC RADIO Nottingham's History advisor Gareth Howell returns to recount the story of the road to WW2... more
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