Abingdon picture

Primary menu

The River Thames laps at the foot of the medieval wharf of St Helens

Abingdon-on-Thames

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) PANDEMIC - PLEASE CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE COUNCIL'S DEDICATED WEBPAGE

 

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

05 Mar 2021
The Town Meeting is a meeting of the local government... more
04 Mar 2021
Please see the below from the Vale of White Horse District... more
23 Feb 2021
Abingdon Town Council has been working with Christ's... more
18 Feb 2021
Due to the impact of Coronavirus over 5.5 million people... more
17 Feb 2021
The newly formed Neighbourhood Plan Steering group for... more
map
See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
Wednesday, 10th March7:00pm-8:30pm
The Town Meeting is a meeting of the local government electors of Abingdon which may be attended by... more
Monday, 15 March 2021 - 1:30pm
https://u3asites.org.uk/abingdon/events  Abingdon has an active branch of University of the Third Ag... more
Monday, 15th March7:30pm-8:45pm
Wednesday, 17 March 2021 - 7:30pm
Local teams of six join up for Rotary's Definitely Not a Pub Quiz most third Wednesdays in the month... more
Friday, 19th March8:30am-1:30pm
Abingdon Farmers’ Market marked the first anniversary of its move to Market Place in November 2009.... more
Friday, 19th March8:30am-1:30pm
From Saturday, 20th March to Monday, 31st May10:00am-7:30pm
www.oxfordshiredramanetwork.org  see the newsletters and varied information on lots of online drama... more
Sunday, 21 March 2021 - 7:00am
www.census.gov.uk  Today, Sunday 21st March 2021 is the national census day for most of the United K... more
Monday, 22nd March7:30pm-8:45pm
From Wednesday, 24th March to Saturday, 27th March7:30pm-7:30pm
This classic Shakespeare comedy has matchmaking, music and amusing characters such as Don Armado. Wo... more
map
See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
Wednesday, 10th March7:00pm-8:30pm
The Town Meeting is a meeting of the local government electors of Abingdon which may be attended by... more
map
See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
Monday, 15 March 2021 - 1:30pm
https://u3asites.org.uk/abingdon/events  Abingdon has an active branch of University of the Third Ag... more
Wednesday, 17 March 2021 - 7:30pm
Local teams of six join up for Rotary's Definitely Not a Pub Quiz most third Wednesdays in the month... more
Monday, 29 March 2021 - 1:30pm
https://u3asites.org.uk/abingdon/events the talk this afternoon is on Entering Games and Competition... more
Saturday, 19 June 2021 - 11:00am
This Midsummer tradition after the election of the Town Mayor in May, Ock Street in June hold a vote... more
Back to Top