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

Abingdon-on-Thames

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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

10 Sep 2020
Abingdon Town Council
The Abingdon Michaelmas and Runaway Fairs will not take... more
05 Sep 2020
We are pleased to announce phase one of reopening to... more
24 Aug 2020
Please see the below bus service changes received from the... more
24 Aug 2020
The draft Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR... more
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Abingdon Farmer's Market
Friday, 18th September8:30am-1:30pm
Delicious seasonal food and drink straight from local farms and kitchens plus plants, pottery and ot... more
From Saturday, 19th September to Sunday, 20th September10:00am-3:00pm
Heritage Weekend is normally one of Abingdon's popular events. This year’s event will of necessity b... more
Saturday, 19th September10:30am-12:30pm
Free Safe Cycling sessions available in Abingdon on Saturday's, 10.30am. Are you a novice or nervous... more
Saturday, 19 September 2020 - 10:30am
Join us on a Facebook Live event and get a virtual journey around the galleries meeting the staff,... more
Saturday, 19th September7:30pm-10:30pm
It's always a pleasure to host Jacob & Drinkwater and this will be their third Big Ginger Tom Mu... more
Monday, 21st September7:30pm-8:45pm
Join a yoga class to build flexibility and strength. Stretch out your muscles and learn to breath de... more
Rhymetime
Wednesday, 23 September 2020 - 9:30am
For pre-school children and their grown up. join us for rhymes that develop pre reading skills
Wednesday, 23 September 2020 - 10:30am
Low-cost Community Acupuncture is coming to Abingdon! From the 10th of April Holistic Health will be... more
Rhymetime
Wednesday, 23 September 2020 - 11:00am
Rhymetime for pre school children and their grown ups to develop pre reading skills
Wednesday, 23 September 2020 - 7:00pm
Forced to flee his native land, Pericles becomes a refugee at the mercy of sea and strangers. Scarre... more
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Saturday, 19 September 2020 - 10:30am
Join us on a Facebook Live event and get a virtual journey around the galleries meeting the staff,... more
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