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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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Wednesday, 20 November 2019 - 9:30am
An informal, friendly, international group which meets at St. Edmund’s Parish Centre, Oxford Rd, OX1... more
Wednesday, 20th November10:30am-5:15pm
Low-cost community acupuncture comes to Abindgon, weekly at The Guildhall. Just £16.50 per session.... more
Wednesday, 20 November 2019 - 10:30am
Low-cost Community Acupuncture is coming to Abingdon! From the 10th of April Holistic Health will be... more
Van Gogh & Gauguin -  A Terrible Lucidity by  Douglas Skeggs
Wednesday, 20 November 2019 - 2:00pm
The Arts Society Abingdon is holding its monthly lecture on Wednesday 20th November 2019, 10.30am an... more
Free afternoon tea club for people with mild memory problems
Wednesday, 20th November2:30pm-4:00pm
A free afternoon tea club to give people with mild memory problems access to relevant information an... more
Wednesday 18:15 Yoga Class Northcourt Centre
Wednesday, 20 November 2019 - 6:15pm
Join a new yoga class to build flexibility and strength. Stretch your muscles and learn to breath de... more
Wednesday 19:30 Yoga Class Northcourt Centre
From Wednesday, 20th November to Wednesday, 16th December7:30pm-11:45pm
Join a yoga class to build flexibility and strength. Stretch out your muscles and learn to breath de... more
Fast Forward Oxfordshire
Wednesday, 20 November 2019 - 7:30pm
Oxfordshire Friends of the Earth have done a lot of work on what a low-carbon future will look like... more
Thursday, 21 November 2019 - 10:00am
Open day to find out more about chiropractice and health therapies.
Thursday, 21st November10:00am-12:15pm
Bring your baby to our screening of MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL on Thursday 21st at 10.00am. Child-... more
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Friday, 22 November 2019 - 9:00am
To mark the town's Charter Day a special day of activities involves students from John Mason School.... more
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, 23 November 2019 - 10:00am
One day sessions are available as well as part-time courses through our inspiring adult education tu... more
Saturday, 30 November 2019 - 10:00am
Join Abingdon's OXFAM team between 10 am and 4 pm for music, Xmas pressies and cards, wreaths and at... more
Saturday, 30 November 2019 - 12:00pm
events@abingdonchamber.co.uk   See social media in advance of the Saturday for the opportunity to dr... 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
Wednesday, 8 January 2020 - 7:00pm
One day, two hour and evening  sessions are available as well as part-time courses through our inspi... more
From Friday, 10th January to Saturday, 18th January7:30pm-7:30pm
Just when you need entertainment in the New Year something good comes along. Oh yes, it is Snow Whit... 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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