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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

21 Jun 2017
The following opportunity has already been advertised in... more
31 May 2017
Music in the Park
This year Music in the Park takes place in the Abbey... more
30 May 2017
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Following the  terrorist attack on the Manchester Arena on... more
17 May 2017
The following helpful information has been received from... more
11 Apr 2017
Abingdon County Hall Museum are seeking volunteers. If you... more
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Thursday, 29th June7:00pm-8:00pm
On Thursday 29th June (on a hopefully perfect summer evening) we will be hosting two wonderful autho... more
Poster for The Divide documentary film
Thursday, 29 June 2017 - 7:30pm
 Inequality in society is fast becoming a hot topic for the election and beyond. Abingdon Quakers in... more
Friday, 30th June10:00am-4:30pm
As part of the on-going 150th anniversary of St Michael and All Angels Church celebrations we have o... more
Saturday, 1st July10:00am-4:30pm
As part of the on-going 150th anniversary of St Michael and All Angels Church celebrations we have o... more
Saturday, 1st July1:00pm-9:00pm
Culham 17 returns with a childrens fun fair, Live bands, Bar Tent, Food and Craft & Antique stal... more
Sunday, 2nd July10:00am-4:30pm
As part of the on-going 150th anniversary of St Michael and All Angels Church celebrations we have o... more
Sunday, 2nd July11:00am-4:00pm
Help us celebrate our 35th Birthday at this year’s summer festival! Party games, live music, a smoot... more
Monday, 3 July 2017 - 10:00am
Come along to our new yoga and healthy eating sessions starting on Monday the 3rd of October. You ca... more
From Monday, 3rd July to Tuesday, 4th July8:30pm-9:30pm
Wing Chun Kung Fu is a martial art that is suitable for everyone. Wing Chun is based on the shortest... more
Photo of Flower
Tuesday, 4 July 2017 - 7:15pm
Abingdon Flower Club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at The Northcourt Centre, Northcourt R... more
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fossil drawing pencil sketch design abingdon museum adult fun
Saturday, 15th July10:30am-3:30pm
Learn how to draw from nature by working from fossils, shells and natural history objects in the mus... more
Kids Workshop, Abingdon, Free
Tuesday, 25th July10:30am-3:00pm
As part of the Festival of Archaeology in Abingdon this year, join Kate Hammersley in creating wonde... more
Kids Workshop, Abingdon, Free
Thursday, 27th July10:30am-3:00pm
Become an artist from ancient times by using clay, imprints, decorating and more. FREE ACTIVITY - do... more
Kids Workshop, Abingdon, Free
Wednesday, 2nd August10:30am-3:00pm
The recycloborg invasion has begun! Discover how Robots can be made using simple household objects.... more
Kids Workshop, Abingdon, Free
Wednesday, 9th August10:30am-3:00pm
Veni. Vidi. Vici! Become a ‘Rotten Roman’ making shields, Mosaics and more. FREE ACTIVITY - donation... more
Kids Workshop, Abingdon, Free
Wednesday, 23rd August10:30am-3:00pm
Come and create something spectacular using your creativity. FREE ACTIVITY - donations gratefully re... more
Kids Workshop, Abingdon, Free
Wednesday, 25th October10:30am-3:00pm
Superheros are in the museum - from Disney characters on spoons to homemade superhero masks. FREE AC... more
Kids Workshop, Abingdon, Free
Thursday, 26th October10:30am-3:00pm
Superheros are in the museum - from Disney characters on spoons to homemade superhero masks. FREE AC... more
Kids Workshop, Abingdon, Free
Saturday, 2nd December10:30am-3:00pm
Our annual Christmas Crafts workshop returns with more fabulous homemade decorations to take home. F... more
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