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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

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
See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
Saturday, 26 September 2020 - 9:30am
This Saturday market brings local craftspeople and local produce to town. Any time before 3 pm come... more
Saturday, 26th September10:30am-12:30pm
Free Safe Cycling sessions available in Abingdon on Saturday's, 10.30am. Are you a novice or nervous... more
Monday, 28th September7:30pm-8:45pm
Join a yoga class to build flexibility and strength. Stretch out your muscles and learn to breath de... more
Wednesday, 30 September 2020 - 9:30am
For pre-school children and their grown up. join us for rhymes that develop pre reading skills
Wednesday, 30 September 2020 - 11:00am
Rhymetime for pre school children and their grown ups to develop pre reading skills
Wednesday, 30th September11:30am-1:00pm
Little Bears Toddler Group a unique group in the under 5's and thier parents/grandparents/childminde... more
Wednesday 19:30 Yoga Class Northcourt Centre
From Wednesday, 30th September to Wednesday, 27th October7:30pm-11:45pm
Join a yoga class to build flexibility and strength. Stretch out your muscles and learn to breath de... more
Music at the Unicorn
Thursday, 1st October7:00pm-10:00pm
Doors: 7pm - Music: 7.15pm Tickets: £15 - www.musicattheunicorn.org.uk, Mostly Books, 36 Stert Stree... more
Abingdon Quakers image and logo
Thursday, 1st October8:00pm-9:00pm
Abingdon Quakers invite you to join us to experience a Quaker Meeting. Everyone is most welcome for... more
Friday, 2 October 2020 - 8:00pm
1st November and 6th December and all year there is first Friday in the month jazz with live muisici... more
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