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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

11 Nov 2019
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Councillor Charlie Birks,... more
08 Nov 2019
Vale of White Horse District Council has written to... more
25 Oct 2019
Thousands of motorcyclists are expected to take part in the... more
24 Oct 2019
Residents in southern Oxfordshire who recycle food and... more
23 Oct 2019
Voluntary and community organisations are being invited to... more
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Saturday, 16 November 2019 - 10:00am
Memory Club which involves Abingdon people meets in Kennington on Mondays and Thursdays. Do you or a... more
Saturday, 16 November 2019 - 10:00am
This event is justifiably popular for its range of unique items on sale - for one morning only. 10 a... more
Abbey group Artweeks Christmas exhibition
From Saturday, 16th November to Sunday, 17th November10:00am-5:00pm
The Abbey group of local artists Claire Cross, Margaret Horton, Marion Owen and Dougie Simpson invit... more
Saturday, 16 November 2019 - 7:30pm
In the perfect acoustics of Yolande Paterson Hall this is a sparkling programme withyoung  local flu... more
Sunday, 17th November10:00am-12:00pm
Appleford Village Hall Main Road Appleford OX14 4PF
Sunday, 17th November2:00pm-5:00pm
Getting excited about our third YMSA event with more great original music by three local acts: Brodi... more
Monday, 18 November 2019 - 10:00am
PCSO s Blood and Morley will be at the town's Monday market during the morning. With sessions in res... more
Monday, 18th November7:30pm-8:45pm
Join a yoga class to build flexibility and strength. Stretch out your muscles and learn to breath de... more
Tuesday, 19th November9:30am-3:00pm
We are a friendly group who meet for lacemaking and the practice of other needlecrafts e.g. crochet,... more
From Tuesday, 19th November to Tuesday, 4th February10:00am-1:00pm
Over winter there are walks looking at the history of Wittenham Clumps and also tours of the excavat... more
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Saturday, 30th November12:00pm-6:30pm
Santa's sleigh, lots of activitiesm  in Bath Street, Bury Street, Market Place, St Nicolas Church an... more
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Saturday, 16 November 2019 - 10:00am
This event is justifiably popular for its range of unique items on sale - for one morning only. 10 a... more
Saturday, 16 November 2019 - 10:00am
Memory Club which involves Abingdon people meets in Kennington on Mondays and Thursdays. Do you or a... more
Saturday, 16 November 2019 - 7:30pm
In the perfect acoustics of Yolande Paterson Hall this is a sparkling programme withyoung  local flu... more
Monday, 18 November 2019 - 10:00am
PCSO s Blood and Morley will be at the town's Monday market during the morning. With sessions in res... 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
Saturday, 7 December 2019 - 8:00am
Come into Abingdon today and browse at the Craft Market and some of the unique, interesting shops in... more
Saturday, 14 December 2019 - 8:00am
See the deal on White horse DC information as there is no charge at our town civic car parks on Satu... more
Saturday, 14 December 2019 - 7:30pm
This evening will include classical music, Chritsmas sean favourites and carols in which the audienc... more
Saturday, 21 December 2019 - 2:00pm
After an excellent launch of the Summer solstcie National Make Music Day and monthly events at the O... 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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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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