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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

02 Apr 2020
Support for people struggling financially due to the... more
02 Apr 2020
Please see the below from Active Communities at South... more
31 Mar 2020
South and Vale district councils launch online form to help... more
29 Mar 2020
The traditional Monday market will take place as usual this... more
27 Mar 2020
Please see the below from the Vale of White Horse District... more
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Thursday, 2 April 2020 - 8:00pm
Silence is valued by Quakers because it allows us for a while to be aware of the inner and deeper me... more
Friday, 3rd April7:30pm-10:30pm
Emily and Hazel Askew have become known as two of the foremost performers and interpreters of Englis... more
Friday, 3 April 2020 - 8:00pm
1st November and 6th December and all year there is first Friday in the month jazz with live muisici... more
Saturday, 4 April 2020 - 7:30pm
PLEASE NOTE THE DIFFICULT DECISION HAS BEEN MADE TO CANCEL THIS CONCERT DUE TO THE CORNAVIRUS OUTBRE... more
Sunday, 5th April3:00pm-4:00pm
Janacek ‘Mladi’ for wind sextet Nielsen wind quintet Pavlova Winds Tickets available on door, from w... more
Monday, 6th April9:00am-4:00pm
Easter Advanced Art Workshops Ideal for (but not limited to) students in Years 10 and 11 these advan... more
From Monday, 6th April to Tuesday, 7th April9:00am-4:00pm
Professional photographer Christopher Baines will run this 2 day in-depth photography course.
Monday, 6th April9:00am-4:00pm
Our Science Workshops are open to girls only between the ages of 8-11 where they will complete proje... more
Monday, 6 April 2020 - 9:15am
Weekly Yoga classes at the Guildhall in Abingdon, Council Chamber Monday 9.15-10.15 am Monday 10.30-... more
Monday, 6th April7:30pm-8:45pm
Join a yoga class to build flexibility and strength. Stretch out your muscles and learn to breath de... more
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Friday, 10 April 2020 - 11:30am
More information including times on the Church in Abingdon near the date
May Day in Abingdon
Friday, 1 May 2020 - 7:45am
On Friday 1st May morning welcome in Spring and the month of May with music and flowers. 7.45 am unt... more
Friday, 8 May 2020 - 11:00am
Many towns and villages will hold events to remember and mark the end of the War in Europe on 8th Ma... more
Saturday, 16 May 2020 - 10:00am
16th May Dementia Awareness Day you can come along and find out anything you would like to know for... more
Saturday, 23 May 2020 - 10:00am
Join our local branch of NSPCC or simply come and support them on the day. Good quality items for sa... more
Sunday, 21 June 2020 - 11:00am
The succes of a Summer Solstice music event means that musicians and volunteer music lovers have joi... more
Saturday, 4 July 2020 - 10:00am
Abingdon Action Against Breast Cancer have chosen 4th July for their Pink day. There will be  live m... more
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Thursday, 9th April10:30am-3:00pm
Please note, this activity is now cancelled. Abingdon Museum is currently closed to the public but w... more
Wednesday, 15th April10:30am-3:00pm
Please note, this activity is now cancelled. Abingdon Museum is currently closed to the public but w... more
Wednesday, 27th May10:30am-3:00pm
Please note, this activity is now cancelled. Abingdon Museum is currently closed to the public but w... more
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