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




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

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
13 Jan 2021
A Covid Response Working Group has been established, with... more
06 Jan 2021
In a recent tree survey a number of diseased and damaged... more
04 Jan 2021
Scammers target residents with promise of coronavirus... more
See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
Monday, 18th January7:30pm-8:45pm
Tuesday, 19 January 2021 - 2:30pm
The Road to Peace is paved with Headstones: The Commonwealth War Graves Commission, its history and... more
Wednesday, 20 January 2021 - 9:30am
Wednesday, 20 January 2021 - 11:00am
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
See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
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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