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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

16 Jan 2020
We are delighted to announce that samplers on loan from... more
09 Jan 2020
Please see the below released from Oxfordshire County... more
24 Dec 2019
ABINGDON-ON-THAMES TOWN COUNCIL CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR... more
23 Dec 2019
This is a reminder that as usual, once the Christmas... more
11 Nov 2019
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Councillor Charlie Birks,... more
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Abingdon Farmer's Market
Friday, 17th January8:30am-1:30pm
Delicious seasonal food and drink straight from local farms and kitchens plus plants, pottery and ot... more
Saturday, 18 January 2020 - 10:00am
https://www.soulshine.org.uk/wellbeing-retreat-days/    every other Saturday six hours and a full pr... more
From Saturday, 18th January to Sunday, 19th January10:30am-4:30pm
animalsonthemoveexhibition.wordpress.com With passionate Abingdonians involved in this exhibition yo... more
From Saturday, 18th January to Sunday, 19th January10:30am-4:30pm
Animals on the Move brings together local artists, conservation organisations and scientific researc... more
Saturday, 18 January 2020 - 7:00pm
Murder Mystery with a twist which involves nudity. Find out direct from Annie's and book ahead for t... more
Monday, 20 January 2020 - 7:15pm
Fingd out more about gypsy hertage and sources for research. Talks on a range of subjects are normal... more
Monday, 20th January7:30pm-8:45pm
Join a yoga class to build flexibility and strength. Stretch out your muscles and learn to breath de... more
Tuesday, 21st January9:30am-3:00pm
We are a friendly group who meet for lacemaking and the practice of other needlecrafts e.g. crochet,... more
Tuesday, 21st January10:00am-12:00pm
Join us for another of our relaxed screenings, designed specially for those with dementia as well as... more
Tuesday, 21 January 2020 - 10:00am
New - Language Café  From 21st January on Tuesday mornings there will be a Language café which is be... more
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Monday, 20 January 2020 - 7:15pm
Fingd out more about gypsy hertage and sources for research. Talks on a range of subjects are normal... more
Tuesday, 21 January 2020 - 10:00am
New - Language Café  From 21st January on Tuesday mornings there will be a Language café which is be... more
Wednesday, 12 February 2020 - 3:30pm
Abingdon and Witney College has some courses which commence 6th January start of term. However, ther... more
Thursday, 5 March 2020 - 7:30pm
The town's film society moves away from its Thursday base at Crabtree Place as Andrew Youdell from t... more
Saturday, 7 March 2020 - 10:00am
This is a competitive trading day as personal develpment for people from local schools. Students wor... more
Saturday, 7 March 2020 - 7:30pm
Tickets at a discount if bought in advance from Mostlt Books for a programme of Strauss and Elgar wi... more
Saturday, 21 March 2020 - 10:00am
ATOM Festival has dozens of events with guest speakers. One of the final attractions is the technolo... more
Saturday, 21 March 2020 - 10:00am
An excellent event for enthusiasts with at least eighteen railway layouts all unique and stalls and... more
Friday, 10 April 2020 - 11:30am
More information including times on the Church in Abingdon near the date
Friday, 1 May 2020 - 9:30am
On Friday 1st May morning welcome in  Spring and the month of May with music and flowers. 7.45 am un... more
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Thursday, 20th February10:30am-3:00pm
Come and try our mixed media crafts, celebrating the winter season. Our volunteer-run family activit... more
Saturday, 14th March10:30am-3:30pm
Find out how to develop your own Youtube channel. Meet the scientists who produce their own programm... more
Saturday, 21st March10:30am-3:30pm
Look into the past with expert of Geology. The Earth contains secrets of a lost time when giant anim... more
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