Abbey Chamber Concerts December

St Nicolas Church Market Place, Abingdon-on-Thames

Pavlova Wind Quintet return for our traditional Christmas concert. Sure to include well know carols, lollipops and some surprises.


1556 Boundary Walk

Abingdon Market Place Abingdon Market Place, Abingdon

As usual there will be a great opportunity to work off any after-effects from Christmas and New Year's Eve with an informative and sociable New Year's Day guided walk round the town's historic boundary. This year's walk will be led by Councillor Helen Pighills and accompanied by a Town Crier. It will start at 11.00 […]

Toy and Game Swap

One Planet Abingdon, Climate Emergency Centre under the County Hall, Market Place, Abingdon, Oxon

Clear out your cupboards and swap your toys for good-as-new second-hand toys and games! Save money and save the planet by reducing landfill (from throwing away your old toys) and CO2 pollution (produced by making new toys).


Orchestral Concert

St Helen and St Katharine School Faringdon Road, Abingdon

Abingdon Symphony Orchestra, part of Abingdon & District Musical Society, will hold a concert at 7:30pm on Saturday 19th March 2022 in the School of St Helen and St Katharine, Faringdon Road, Abingdon OX14 1BE. The programme will consist of:   Dvorak: "The Noon Witch"; Saint Saens: Cello Concerto (soloist Oliver Simpson, winner of Abingdon […]

£1 – £14

Choral Concert

St Helen and St Katharine School Faringdon Road, Abingdon

St Matthew Passion by J S Bach, performed jointly by Abingdon & District Musical Society and Wantage Choral Society.  Conductor: Alexander Walker, Orchestra Leader: Kate Bailey. Soloists: Rebecca Bottone, Edward Woodhouse, Daniel Tate, William Purefoy, Dominic Bevan, Michael Hickman.

£12 – £14

Mayor’s Charities Easter Trail

Visitor and Community Information Centre Roysse Court Offices, Bridge Street, OX14 3HU

Head down to the Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council Information Centre and take part in our Easter Trail! Everyone that participates gets a chance to win the prize kindly donated by Waitrose & Partners! You can take part any day in the first week of the Easter Holidays. All donations go to the Mayor's Charities; Yellow Submarine […]


Annual Meeting


Due to current precautions arising from the Covid-19 pandemic, you can only view this meeting online and not in person.  Please contact in advance of the meeting for a link.

The Abingdon Sea Monster

Abingdon County Hall Museum Market Place, Abingdon-on-Thames

A talk by leading palaeontology expert Professor Dave Martill of the University of Portsmouth While dinosaurs roamed the Jurassic landscape, Abingdon was submerged beneath a treacherous sea. One denizen of this deep was Pliosaurus, a ferocious marine reptile that truly can be called a prehistoric monster. With a crocodile-like skull and a smile of dagger-like […]


Abingdon mummers

Mummers plays have had a traditional place in Christmas festivities for centuries.  They tell of the struggle between light and darkness, as Autumn turns to Winter, then Spring.  They plays have been passed on by word of mouth, so they are altered, ill-remembered and often almost incomprehensible.  No Abingdon play is remembered so the Abingdon […]