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


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

15 Nov 2017
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames Councillor Jan Morter, is... more
11 Nov 2017
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
This year’s Remembrance Day commemorations will take place... more
11 Nov 2017
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
It is with regret that, after taking professional advice,... more
01 Nov 2017
A date for the diary! The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr... more
23 Oct 2017
THE GUILDHALL Currently the historic rooms of the Guildhall... more
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Monday, 20 November 2017 - 8:30am
Abingdon Charter Market has fresh produce, special cheeses, fresh eggs, food, clothes, This is the t... more
Abingdon & District National Trust Association talk
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 - 2:30pm
After more than a decade of running the very popular "Mostly Books" in Abingdon, Mark and Nicki Thor... more
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 - 7:00pm
Enjoy an evening learning to crochet over a drink in this lovely setting with a trained Toft Advocat... more
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 - 7:30pm
Chris Beardshaw will talk about his design for the Chelsea Flower Show, for which he won a gold meda... more
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 - 7:30pm
Abingdon Horticultural Society  has the honour to present a talk by the famous gardener, broadcaster... more
Wednesday, 22nd November7:45am-10:00am
Come and sing with Oxford Harmony! Experience the pleasure of close Harmony singing with a well esta... more
Wednesday, 22nd November9:30am-11:30am
Come and join us for Rhymetime at Abingdon Library! Every Wednesday morning from 9.30 - 10.00, and a... more
Abingdon Silver Group
Wednesday, 22nd November7:00pm-9:00pm
Abingdon Silver Group  The Abingdon Silver Group is a small friendly group who meet every week durin... more
Wednesday, 22nd November7:00pm-8:00pm
Abingdon RFC is running a mixed touch rugby training this summer at Lambrick Way Wednesday nights fr... more
From Wednesday, 22nd November to Saturday, 25th November7:30pm-7:30pm
A vain, populist leader wants absolute power… How can he be stopped? Fate versus Free Will; Public S... more
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From Sunday, 3rd December to Sunday, 24th December8:00am-4:00pm
Enjoy shopping but work during the week? District Council car parks have a free parking deal for Dec... more
Saturday, 9th December7:00pm-10:30pm
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr Jan Morter, is hosting her charity Quiz evening at Long Furlon... more
Monday, 18th December12:00pm-2:00pm
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames Councillor Jan Morter, is hosting a festive tea with entertainment f... more
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Kids Workshop, Abingdon, Free
Saturday, 2nd December10:30am-3:00pm
Our annual Christmas Crafts workshop returns with more fabulous homemade decorations to take home. F... more
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