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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

31 Mar 2020
South and Vale district councils launch online form to help... more
29 Mar 2020
The traditional Monday market will take place as usual this... more
27 Mar 2020
Please see the below from the Vale of White Horse District... more
27 Mar 2020
Oxfordshire residents warned against coronavirus scams... more
27 Mar 2020
Please see the below from The Vale of White horse District... more
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From Tuesday, 31st March to Thursday, 2nd April7:30pm-7:30pm
New theatre company perform original, new version of old classic. Frankenstein by Nick Dear. Based o... more
Wednesday, 1 April 2020 - 9:15am
Weekly Yoga classes at the Guildhall in Abingdon, Council Chamber Monday 9.15-10.15 am Monday 10.30-... more
Rhymetime
Wednesday, 1 April 2020 - 9:30am
For pre-school children and their grown up. join us for rhymes that develop pre reading skills
Wednesday, 1 April 2020 - 10:30am
Low-cost Community Acupuncture is coming to Abingdon! From the 10th of April Holistic Health will be... more
Wednesday, 1st April10:30am-5:15pm
Low-cost community acupuncture comes to Abindgon, weekly at The Guildhall. Just £16.50 per session.... more
Rhymetime
Wednesday, 1 April 2020 - 11:00am
Rhymetime for pre school children and their grown ups to develop pre reading skills
Wednesday, 1 April 2020 - 7:15pm
Liam Scarlett’s glorious production of Swan Lake, new in 2018, returns for its first revival. While... more
Wednesday 19:30 Yoga Class Northcourt Centre
From Wednesday, 1st April to Wednesday, 28th April7:30pm-11:45pm
Join a yoga class to build flexibility and strength. Stretch out your muscles and learn to breath de... more
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Thursday, 2 April 2020 - 8:00pm
Silence is valued by Quakers because it allows us for a while to be aware of the inner and deeper me... more
Friday, 3rd April7:30pm-10:30pm
Emily and Hazel Askew have become known as two of the foremost performers and interpreters of Englis... more
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From Tuesday, 31st March to Thursday, 2nd April7:30pm-7:30pm
New theatre company perform original, new version of old classic. Frankenstein by Nick Dear. Based o... more
Friday, 10 April 2020 - 11:30am
More information including times on the Church in Abingdon near the date
May Day in Abingdon
Friday, 1 May 2020 - 7:45am
On Friday 1st May morning welcome in Spring and the month of May with music and flowers. 7.45 am unt... more
Friday, 8 May 2020 - 11:00am
Many towns and villages will hold events to remember and mark the end of the War in Europe on 8th Ma... more
Saturday, 16 May 2020 - 10:00am
16th May Dementia Awareness Day you can come along and find out anything you would like to know for... more
Saturday, 23 May 2020 - 10:00am
Join our local branch of NSPCC or simply come and support them on the day. Good quality items for sa... more
Sunday, 21 June 2020 - 11:00am
The succes of a Summer Solstice music event means that musicians and volunteer music lovers have joi... more
Saturday, 4 July 2020 - 10:00am
Abingdon Action Against Breast Cancer have chosen 4th July for their Pink day. There will be  live m... more
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Thursday, 9th April10:30am-3:00pm
Please note, this activity is now cancelled. Abingdon Museum is currently closed to the public but w... more
Wednesday, 15th April10:30am-3:00pm
Please note, this activity is now cancelled. Abingdon Museum is currently closed to the public but w... more
Wednesday, 27th May10:30am-3:00pm
Please note, this activity is now cancelled. Abingdon Museum is currently closed to the public but w... more
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