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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

07 Dec 2018
The 1960s extension to Abingdon’s Guildhall – known as the... more
30 Nov 2018
The annual Mayors Over 70's Christmas Party has now sold... more
26 Nov 2018
People who have difficulty paying their energy bills might... more
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
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Abingdon RUFC
Sunday, 9 December 2018 - 10:00am
Abingdon Mini & Junior Rugby season. We are delighted to begin our 2018/19 mini & Junior Rug... more
From Monday, 10th December to Friday, 21st December5:00pm-8:00pm
Santa's sleigh will take part in the Christmas parade on 1st December as he has time for this before... more
Monday, 10th December7:30pm-9:30pm
Mahwe is a personal development group that meets twice a month. We have great speakers and thought p... more
Monday, 10 December 2018 - 7:30pm
What happens to your body when you push it somehwere it's not built to go - to the top of the world?... more
Merry & Mindful 4-week mindfulness intro course in Abingdon
Monday, 10th December8:00pm-9:00pm
A 4-week introduction to mindfulness this autumn and winter in time to enjoy the benefits for a more... more
Yoga Classes Wednesday evenings at St Helen and St Katharine School
Wednesday, 12th December7:00pm-8:30pm
Hatha yoga for mixed ability students. Students learn to use the breath to deepen their experience o... more
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Thursday, 13 December 2018 - 2:15pm
ABCD FILM SOCIETY Come and watch an entertaining and varied programme of new and classic films in a... more
Thursday, 13 December 2018 - 7:00pm
Abingdon Artists meeting
Thursday, 13 December 2018 - 7:30pm
Abingdon Artists are having a Christmas Draw at their December meeting. Bring a small plate of Chris... more
Friday, 14th December6:00pm-7:00pm
Nia FreeDance is a barefoot 60-minute Conscious Dance class designed to awaken the movement artist w... more
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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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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, 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
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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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