Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council is responsible for a number of civic traditions that are hundreds of years old, as well as organising, managing and promoting events that are of recent origin but play an important part in our shared community life. All of these events will be listed on the town events calendar as the dates are confirmed and a brief outline of each type of event is given below.
For more information about Town Council managed events, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council’s flag policy in relation to the County Hall can be found here. Details of government-designated flag days can be found here. Flag flying during inclement weather Sometimes […]
On the first Saturday in June the Abbey Gardens fills up with rides, face painting, live music, some great street food stalls, bouncy inflatables and many more free activities for […]
Abingdon plays its part in national and international occasions, including the Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth campaign which asks every town, organisation and government to raise the Commonwealth Flag at […]
Bun throwing is one of several ancient traditions of Abingdon-on-Thames. The town council organises bun throwings, usually as a gesture of loyalty and goodwill to the monarch and mainly associated […]
The annual meeting of the Town Council is held in May each year when the Mayor is installed for the coming Civic year. Town Council business is also undertaken to […]
Remembrance Day takes place on the second Sunday of November each year. it is sometimes known as “Remembrance Sunday.” Abingdon-on-Thames Town Councillors along with representatives from the British Legion, armed […]