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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

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
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Whole Lotta Led - Led Zeppelin tribute with Jimmy Page's approval
Friday, 13 December 2019 - 7:30pm
This band is the longest running, full-time professional tribute to Led Zeppelin. Their customary tw... more
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 - 10:00am
An opportunity today at this pop-up shop to buy gifts many of which are hand made. 10 am to 4 pm tod... more
A Christmas Overture Poster - Concert by Abingdon Concert Band. Highlights include 100% Christmas, The Lion King, Home Alone and Fairytale of New York.g
Saturday, 14th December4:00pm-6:00pm
Join Abingdon Concert Band for a musical celebration of the season, featuring traditional carols, mo... more
Saturday, 14 December 2019 - 7:30pm
This evening will include classical music, Chritsmas sean favourites including  Vaughan Williams' Fa... more
Sunday, 15th December3:00pm-4:00pm
Music arranged for 15 winds. Conductor Robin O’Neill (Philharmonia) THIS XMAS CONCERT HAS MOVED TO S... more
From Sunday, 15th December to Wednesday, 18th December6:00pm-8:00pm
Kennett Road – Monday 9th Santa visited town last week and will be back looking out for very good pe... more
Monday, 16th December7:30pm-8:45pm
Join a yoga class to build flexibility and strength. Stretch out your muscles and learn to breath de... more
Tuesday, 17th December9:30am-3:00pm
We are a friendly group who meet for lacemaking and the practice of other needlecrafts e.g. crochet,... 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
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Thursday, 2 January 2020 - 10:00am
Abingdon County Hall Museum will be open today 10 am to 4 pm and each day now following a new year b... more
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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
From Sunday, 15th December to Wednesday, 18th December6:00pm-8:00pm
Kennett Road – Monday 9th Santa visited town last week and will be back looking out for very good pe... 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
Tuesday, 17 December 2019 - 7:30pm
A traditional mummers' play with its origins in Sunningwell village will tour the villages south of... more
Thursday, 19 December 2019 - 7:00pm
Abingdon Mummers information is on Abingdon Traditional Morris website which has the approximate tim... 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
Friday, 10 January 2020 - 10:00am
Come to the Market Place this Friday for information on Tilsley Park and all the sports that can be... more
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