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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

14 Aug 2017
Abingdon for All - Community Led Plan. A Community Led Plan... more
26 Jul 2017
We have received the following from the District Council:... more
21 Jul 2017
Swan Upping
Swan Upping plays an important role in the conservation of... more
21 Jul 2017
The District Council have issued the following update on... more
30 Jun 2017
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
This year the Council has allocated a sum of £18,000 for... more
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Wednesday, 16th August9:30am-10:00am
Come and join us for Rhymetime at Abingdon Library! Every Wednesday morning from 09.30 - 10.00, and ... more
Working in the garden
Wednesday, 16th August10:00am-4:00pm
Come and see the garden, feed the chickens, pick some veg to take home Get your hands dirty if you'd... more
Wednesday, 16th August7:00pm-8:00pm
Abingdon RFC is running a mixed touch rugby training this summer at Lambrick Way Wednesday nights fr... more
Abingdon Farmer's Market
Friday, 18th August8:30am-1:30pm
Delicious seasonal food and drink straight from local farms and kitchens plus plants, pottery and ot... more
Red chillis
Saturday, 19 August 2017 - 10:00am
Specialist foods all united by a chilli theme. Try chilli products and other interesting world foods... more
Saturday, 19th August10:00am-10:45am
Free family yoga workshop in Abingdon this summer. Suitable for children aged 4yrs and up, parents,... more
Red chillis
Saturday, 19 August 2017 - 10:00am
Specialist foods all united by a chilli theme. Try chilli products and other interesting world foods... more
Saturday, 19th August2:30pm-3:00pm
Come and join us for Storytime at Abingdon Library! Every Saturday from 2.30 - 3.00. Suitable for 3-... more
Sunday, 20th August10:00am-3:00pm
Professional photographer Andrew Walmsley will help you get to grips with your camera and provide gu... more
From Monday, 21st August to Friday, 25th August9:00am-5:00pm
  Experience some wild adventures in this holiday club for 7-11 year olds! Different outdoor activit... more
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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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