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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

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
01 Feb 2019
Please see message from The Vale of White Horse District... more
25 Jan 2019
MAYOR ANNOUNCES CLUBS’ AND SOCIETIES’ DAY FOR 2019 The... more
25 Jan 2019
GUILDHALL REOPENS AFTER REFURBISHMENT OPEN WEEKEND 16th-... more
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Abingdon Farmer's Market
Friday, 15th February8:30am-1:30pm
Delicious seasonal food and drink straight from local farms and kitchens plus plants, pottery and ot... more
From Friday, 15th February to Friday, 22nd February1:00pm-8:00pm
Half Term Movies At The Abbey Cinema Throughout February half term we have daily showings of the new... more
The Guildhall Abingdon
From Saturday, 16th February to Sunday, 17th February10:00am-6:00pm
Join us on Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th February for the grand reopening of The Guildhall after a... more
Saturday, 16th February11:00am-11:30am
'The Crossley Engine', by Ruth Weinberg. This talk will take you back in time to the first half of t... more
People's vote logo
Saturday, 16th February11:00am-1:00pm
We are campaigning for a People's Vote for remaining or leaving the EU, based on the information we... more
Saturday, 16th February1:00pm-1:30pm
'The Abingdon Monks' Map', by Manfred Brod The "Monks' Map" as an example of early English map-makin... more
Saturday, 16 February 2019 - 2:00pm
This is a monthly international afternoon until 4.00 pm to which anyone can come  for food and drink... more
Saturday, 16th February3:00pm-3:45pm
'THE ABINGDON OPHTHALMOSAUR: The Discovery of a Jurassic Sea Beast' by Jeff Wallis. Why do archaeolo... more
Abingdon RUFC
Sunday, 17 February 2019 - 10:00am
Abingdon Mini & Junior Rugby season. We are delighted to begin our 2018/19 mini & Junior Rug... more
Yoga Class at McTimoney College. 18:15 start. Visit www.yogaenergy.org
Monday, 18th February6:15pm-7:15pm
Join a yoga class to build flexibility and strength. Stretch out your muscles and learn to breath de... more
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See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
Saturday, 16 February 2019 - 2:00pm
This is a monthly international afternoon until 4.00 pm to which anyone can come  for food and drink... more
Wednesday, 27 February 2019 - 8:30pm
A new series of Ballet Fit sessions for 16 and over has its first session on 27th February and runs... more
Friday, 15 March 2019 - 10:00am
There is now a tea and book discussion group once a month on a Friday to which anyone over sixty is... more
Saturday, 16 March 2019 - 10:00am
There will be at least nineteen layouts at the Abrail 2019 with lots to see and do all day, somethin... 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
Saturday, 25 May 2019 - 10:00am
Abbey Meadow pool will be open all day every day until early September. The pool is a warm temperatu... 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
map
See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
Saturday, 16th February11:00am-11:30am
'The Crossley Engine', by Ruth Weinberg. This talk will take you back in time to the first half of t... more
Saturday, 16th February1:00pm-1:30pm
'The Abingdon Monks' Map', by Manfred Brod The "Monks' Map" as an example of early English map-makin... more
Saturday, 16th February3:00pm-3:45pm
'THE ABINGDON OPHTHALMOSAUR: The Discovery of a Jurassic Sea Beast' by Jeff Wallis. Why do archaeolo... more
Thursday, 21st February10:30am-3:00pm
Come and try our mixed media craft, celebrating the winter season. Thursday 21st February 2019 Drop-... more
Thursday, 11th April10:30am-3:00pm
Join us in creating seasonal crafts, to welcome in the spring and Easter festival. Shall we begin? T... more
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