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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

11 Mar 2019
The Annual Parish Meeting will be held on Tuesday 12th... more
06 Mar 2019
The Annual Parish Meeting will be held on Tuesday 12th... more
26 Feb 2019
South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils... more
04 Feb 2019
Please see below an update from Vale of White Horse... more
01 Feb 2019
Severe weather can affect you in several ways, such as... more
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Yoga Class at McTimoney College. 18:15 start. Visit www.yogaenergy.org
Monday, 25th March6:15pm-7:15pm
Join a yoga class to build flexibility and strength. Stretch out your muscles and learn to breath de... more
Monday, 25th March7:30pm-8:45pm
Join a yoga class to build flexibility and strength. Stretch out your muscles and learn to breath de... more
Tuesday, 26th March7:30pm-10:30pm
Ridley Scotts 1979 classic 'Alien' is back for one night only at The Abbey Cinema! Join us for the 4... more
Wednesday, 27th March1:30pm-3:00pm
Easter Stay & Play.  Come and join us for some Easter activities, meet our staff and enjoy our l... more
Wednesday 18:15 Yoga Class Northcourt Centre
Wednesday, 27 March 2019 - 6:15pm
Join a new yoga class to build flexibility and strength. Stretch your muscles and learn to breath de... more
Wednesday, 27 March 2019 - 7:00pm
Doing hands-on activities with children is the best way to get them exploring the world around them... more
From Wednesday, 27th March to Saturday, 30th March7:30pm-7:30pm
Words are a game – they only work when you know the rules… In a very unusual school, final preparati... more
White-fronted Geese winter in this country
Wednesday, 27 March 2019 - 7:30pm
An illustrated talk presented by Professor Ian Newton, OBE,FRS. This talk will consider the purpose... more
Wednesday 19:30 Yoga Class Northcourt Centre
From Wednesday, 27th March to Thursday, 23rd April7:30pm-12:45am
Join a yoga class to build flexibility and strength. Stretch out your muscles and learn to breath de... more
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Thursday, 28 March 2019 - 2:15pm
ABCD FILM SOCIETY Come and watch an entertaining and varied programme of new and classic films in a... more
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Wednesday, 27 March 2019 - 7:00pm
Doing hands-on activities with children is the best way to get them exploring the world around them... more
Monday, 1 April 2019 - 10:00am
Each first Monday in the month Citizens' Advice have a morning session at Caldecott in South Abingdo... more
Saturday, 6 April 2019 - 10:00am
Abingdon Horticultural Society holds a Spring event with classes for members flowers, produce, foods... more
From Monday, 8th April to Tuesday, 9th April10:00am-2:00pm
Music workshops, activities for babies and pre school children at 10.15 am and 11.15 am and afternoo... more
Vintage MG
Sunday, 14 April 2019 - 10:00am
Today there is an MG rally and drive leaving from Miele in the morning. More information on the MG C... more
Saturday, 20 April 2019 - 9:30am
Find out how to adopt a kitten or cat from the Abingdon branch. Cat information and gifts on sale un... more
Wednesday, 1 May 2019 - 7:30am
On Wednesday 1st May come along to the Abbey grounds dressed in your Spring coloursand greenery for... more
Saturday, 4 May 2019 - 10:00am
The Cubs and Beavers of 10th Abingdon Scouts will have some interesting activities and items on sale... more
From Friday, 10th May to Sunday, 12th May7:00pm-11:00pm
Abingdon Jazz Festival weekend has music at many town venues including pubs, clubs such as the RBL a... more
Saturday, 18 May 2019 - 9:00am
Come and meet members of our local branch of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to C... more
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Thursday, 11th April10:30am-3:00pm
Join us in creating seasonal crafts, to welcome in the spring and Easter festival. Shell we begin?  ... more
Wednesday, 17th April10:30am-3:00pm
Join us in creating seasonal crafts, to welcome in the spring and Easter festival. Shell we begin?  ... more
Friday, 17th May7:00pm-9:00pm
Come and experience Abingdon Museum in the evening with performances of popular folk, classical and... more
Saturday, 18 May 2019 - 10:30am
This event will involve a 'live experiment' using particle detectors on loan from the Rutherford Lab... more
Wednesday, 29th May10:30am-3:00pm
Dive into our treasure store of recycled materials and create something spectacular!! Time: 10:30 -... more
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