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


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
See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
Monday, 9th December7:30pm-8:45pm
Join a yoga class to build flexibility and strength. Stretch out your muscles and learn to breath de... more
Monday, 9th December7:30pm-9:30pm
Mahwe is a personal development group that meets twice a month. We have great speakers and thought p... more
Tuesday, 10th December2:00pm-4:00pm
Join us for the special Silver Screen screening of LAST CHRISTMAS.  "A young woman, who has been con... more
Tuesday, 10th December7:00pm-9:30pm
Abingdon Hockey Club training takes place every tuesday evening from 7pm - 9:30pm. The training is s... more
Tuesday, 10 December 2019 - 7:15pm
A classic returns to The Royal Ballet repertory with Ninette de Valois’ charming and funny Coppélia... more
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 - 9:30am
An informal, friendly, international group which meets at St. Edmund’s Parish Centre, Oxford Rd, OX1... more
Wednesday, 11th December10:00am-11:30am
We would like to invite you to join in with the festive fun at our Mini Music Makers Musical Christm... more
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 - 10:30am
Low-cost Community Acupuncture is coming to Abingdon! From the 10th of April Holistic Health will be... more
Wednesday, 11th December10:30am-5:15pm
Low-cost community acupuncture comes to Abindgon, weekly at The Guildhall. Just £16.50 per session.... more
Wednesday 18:15 Yoga Class Northcourt Centre
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 - 6:15pm
Join a new yoga class to build flexibility and strength. Stretch your muscles and learn to breath de... more
See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
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 including  Vaughan Williams' Fa... more
Tuesday, 17 December 2019 - 6:30pm
Opera Anywhere present the story of Hansel and Gretel with its very good tunes and tale of children... 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
Saturday, 11 January 2020 - 2:15pm
Sign up in advance for the January Abingdon 10 km run which takes in laos of Tilsley Park stadium an... more
Wednesday, 12 February 2020 - 3:30pm
Abingdon and Witney College has some courses which commence 6th January start of term. However, ther... more
Saturday, 7 March 2020 - 10:00am
This is a competitive trading day as personal develpment for people from local schools. Students wor... more
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