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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 website for Abingdon, 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

02 Dec 2020
From today, Wednesday 2 December, Oxfordshire is in the... more
02 Dec 2020
As the cold weather closes in with biting frosts and long,... more
01 Dec 2020
In line with Government guidelines, Abingdon Museum will... more
01 Dec 2020
The on-call crew at Abingdon are currently recruiting. Do... more
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Saturday, 5th December9:00am-3:00pm
Craft Market by the Christmas tree today will have treats galore for your home or to buy as gifts fo... more
Saturday, 5th December10:00am-11:00pm
With many shops affected by the Covid-19 restrictions, this year it is particularly important that p... more
Sunday, 6 December 2020 - 6:00pm
This Christmas, Katherine Jenkins OBE returns to her all-time favourite venue with a unique and unfo... more
Monday, 7 December 2020 - 4:00pm
Join us for a classic film at The Abbey - and Sponsors bring a friend for free on Mondays! Initially... more
Monday, 7 December 2020 - 7:30pm
Join us for a classic film at The Abbey - Sponsors bring a friend for free on Mondays!   Benjamin Br... more
Monday, 7th December7:30pm-8:45pm
Join a yoga class to build flexibility and strength. Stretch out your muscles and learn to breath de... more
Rhymetime
Wednesday, 9 December 2020 - 9:30am
For pre-school children and their grown up. join us for rhymes that develop pre reading skills
Rhymetime
Wednesday, 9 December 2020 - 11:00am
Rhymetime for pre school children and their grown ups to develop pre reading skills
Wednesday 19:30 Yoga Class Northcourt Centre
From Wednesday, 9th December to Wednesday, 5th January7:30pm-11:45pm
Join a yoga class to build flexibility and strength. Stretch out your muscles and learn to breath de... more
Thursday, 10 December 2020 - 8:00am
Starting before office hours outside the coffee shop at Milton Park this is a stroll walk sometimes... more
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See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
Saturday, 5th December10:00am-11:00pm
With many shops affected by the Covid-19 restrictions, this year it is particularly important that p... more
Wednesday, 16 December 2020 - 7:30pm
Get together a team of six and look in advance at information on how to join this general knowledge... more
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