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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 Nov 2019
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Councillor Charlie Birks,... more
08 Nov 2019
Vale of White Horse District Council has written to... more
25 Oct 2019
Thousands of motorcyclists are expected to take part in the... more
24 Oct 2019
Residents in southern Oxfordshire who recycle food and... more
23 Oct 2019
Voluntary and community organisations are being invited to... more
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Friday, 6th December5:30pm-10:00pm
We invite you to come along to hear the Kennington & District United Church Choir as they presen... more
From Friday, 6th December to Saturday, 7th December6:00pm-11:00pm
The Friends of Abingdon Abbey Buildings Trust is delighted to be joining forces with Abingdon’s loca... more
Slade UK The only Slade tribute Noddy Holder approves
Friday, 6 December 2019 - 7:30pm
Since 2011 Slade UK have amazed and thrilled audiences all across the UK and Europe. Recreating the... more
Saturday, 7 December 2019 - 8:00am
Come into Abingdon today and browse at the Craft Market and some of the unique, interesting shops in... more
Saturday, 7 December 2019 - 10:00am
After the craft fair in the Abbey buildings in November run by the town's civic society comes the Ch... more
Saturday, 7th December10:30am-3:00pm
Popular as ever, our Xmas crafts activity is just around the corner. Will you make something for you... more
Fred's House
Saturday, 7th December7:00pm-11:00pm
We are really pleased to bring back Fred's House and Elizabeth & Jameson to Harwell Village Hall... more
Saturday, 7 December 2019 - 7:30pm
The Abingdon Town Band are pictured at Windsor Castle, the only civilian band to have been invited t... more
Appleford Life Drawing
Sunday, 8th December10:00am-12:00pm
All abilities life drawing in Appleford Village Hall, OX14. We currently run relaxed, untutored sess... more
Monday, 9th December7:30pm-8:45pm
Join a yoga class to build flexibility and strength. Stretch out your muscles and learn to breath de... more
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Saturday, 7 December 2019 - 8:00am
Come into Abingdon today and browse at the Craft Market and some of the unique, interesting shops in... more
Saturday, 7 December 2019 - 7:30pm
The Abingdon Town Band are pictured at Windsor Castle, the only civilian band to have been invited t... more
Saturday, 14 December 2019 - 8:00am
See the deal on White horse DC information as there is no charge at our town civic car parks on Satu... more
Saturday, 14 December 2019 - 7:30pm
This evening will include classical music, Chritsmas sean favourites including  Vaughan Williams' Fa... more
Tuesday, 17 December 2019 - 6:30pm
Opera Anywhere present the story of Hansel and Gretel with its very good tunes and tale of children... more
Saturday, 21 December 2019 - 2:00pm
After an excellent launch of the Summer solstcie National Make Music Day and monthly events at the O... more
Thursday, 26 December 2019 - 9:30am
This traditional meet of MGs is for a short period on Boxing Day there may be more information here... more
Wednesday, 8 January 2020 - 7:00pm
One day, two hour and evening  sessions are available as well as part-time courses through our inspi... more
From Friday, 10th January to Saturday, 18th January7:30pm-7:30pm
Just when you need entertainment in the New Year something good comes along. Oh yes, it is Snow Whit... more
Saturday, 11 January 2020 - 2:15pm
Sign up in advance for the January Abingdon 10 km run which takes in laos of Tilsley Park stadium an... more
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Saturday, 7th December10:30am-3:00pm
Popular as ever, our Xmas crafts activity is just around the corner. Will you make something for you... more
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