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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

09 Oct 2019
Please see below released from Citizens Advice: Your local... more
08 Oct 2019
Please see below from the Vale of White Horse District... more
03 Oct 2019
The Abingdon Michaelmas Fair will take place on Monday 7th... more
01 Oct 2019
Please see below from Citizens Advice:  ''Citizens Advice... more
20 Sep 2019
Sunday 22 September is World Car Free day and South... more
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Monday, 14th October7:30pm-8:45pm
Join a yoga class to build flexibility and strength. Stretch out your muscles and learn to breath de... more
Monday, 14th October7:30pm-9:30pm
Mahwe is a personal development group that meets twice a month. We have great speakers and thought p... more
Tuesday, 15th October9:30am-3:00pm
We are a friendly group who meet for lacemaking and the practice of other needlecrafts e.g. crochet,... more
Tuesday, 15th October1:00pm-3:00pm
Join us for the special Silver Screen screening of new documentary MILES DAVIS: BIRTH OF THE COOL. ... more
Tuesday, 15th October7:00pm-9:30pm
Abingdon Hockey Club training takes place every tuesday evening from 7pm - 9:30pm. The training is s... more
Wednesday, 16 October 2019 - 9:30am
An informal, friendly, international group which meets at St. Edmund’s Parish Centre, Oxford Rd, OX1... more
Wednesday, 16 October 2019 - 10:30am
The Arts Society Abingdon is holding its monthly  lecture on October 16th at 10.30am and 2.00pm, at... more
Wednesday, 16th October10:30am-5:15pm
Low-cost community acupuncture comes to Abindgon, weekly at The Guildhall. Just £16.50 per session.... more
Wednesday, 16 October 2019 - 10:30am
Low-cost Community Acupuncture is coming to Abingdon! From the 10th of April Holistic Health will be... more
Wednesday, 16th October1:00pm-3:30pm
Hailed as the UK’s most influential comedian of all time, legendary Scot Billy Connolly is coming to... more
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Sunday, 10 November 2019 - 10:00am
There is a short parade from Guildhall to the Parish Church of St Helen for the Remembrance Service... more
Saturday, 30th November12:00pm-6:30pm
Santa's sleigh, lots of activities, Christmas lights switch on and there may be a firework display.... more
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20th October and look out for the November date
Sunday, 20 October 2019 - 2:00pm
This brilliant new music event started with the longest day and is building - with gigs planned for... more
Evita the musical
From Tuesday, 22nd October to Saturday, 26th October7:30pm-7:30pm
In a run of excellent shows Evita will be popular and may sell out particularly towards the end of t... more
Saturday, 26 October 2019 - 10:00am
At the start of the Poppy Appeal there will be a poppy themed event with cakes, interesting stalls a... more
Saturday, 26 October 2019 - 7:15pm
Following 2019 Passion Play you are welcome at this sociable AGM as a review of the 2019 event and t... more
Tuesday, 29 October 2019 - 9:15am
Tuesday 29th 9.30 am to 12.00 a music and fun morning with crafts, percussion, singing, composing fo... more
Saturday, 16 November 2019 - 7:30pm
In the perfect acoustics of Yolande Paterson Hall this is a sparkling programme withyoung  local flu... more
Saturday, 23 November 2019 - 10:00am
One day sessions are available as well as part-time courses through our inspiring adult education tu... more
Friday, 6 December 2019 - 6:00pm
Please see the town's civic society information for details and times. www.friendsofabingdon.org.uk... more
Sunday, 22 December 2019 - 3:15pm
After an excellent launch of the Summer solstcie National Make Music Day have a look near the time a... 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
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Wednesday, 30th October10:30am-3:00pm
Climb aboard and construct your own moving object. Enjoy all the fun of the fair! Time: 10:30 - 12:3... more
Friday, 15th November7:00pm-9:00pm
BBC Radio Nottingham's History advisor Gareth Howell returns to recount the story of the road to WW2... 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
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