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

Abingdon-on-Thames

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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

22 Jan 2021
Abingdon Museum has launched a new project, ‘Abingdon... more
20 Jan 2021
South and Vale Business Support have a dedicated website... more
18 Jan 2021
The unexpected outbreak of COVID-19 deeply re-framed our... more
14 Jan 2021
Released on: 11.01.2020 from The Vale of White Horse... more
14 Jan 2021
Released 14 January 2021 The Winter Support Grant Scheme is... more
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From Monday, 25th January to Sunday, 21st February10:00am-5:00pm
Oxfordshire Libraries eBook short story competition 2021 is launched new children’s category!... more
Monday, 25th January7:30pm-8:45pm
Wednesday, 27 January 2021 - 9:30am
Wednesday, 27 January 2021 - 11:00am
Monday, 1st February7:30pm-8:45pm
Wednesday, 3 February 2021 - 9:30am
Wednesday, 3 February 2021 - 11:00am
Thursday, 4 February 2021 - 3:00pm
Abingdon Library and the Library Service in general will celebrate Harry Potter Night. Also keep an... more
Saturday, 6 February 2021 - 11:00am
The Wildlife Trusts of England were due here in town on Saturday 6th and Saturday 27th February with... more
Monday, 8th February7:30pm-8:45pm
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From Monday, 25th January to Sunday, 21st February10:00am-5:00pm
Oxfordshire Libraries eBook short story competition 2021 is launched new children’s category!... more
Jams, produce, cakes
Saturday, 13 February 2021 - 10:00am
Depending on Tier and lockdown Country Market will operate 13th February and 13th March morning unti... more
Saturday, 6 March 2021 - 7:30pm
Saturday 6 March 2021 at 19.30  St Helen’s Church, Abingdon OX14 5BS Franck – Le Chasseur Maudit Pie... more
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Thursday, 18th February2:00pm-2:30pm
Join us LIVE on Facebook and have a go at making a space scene, a lantern or a mobile which will shi... more
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