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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

19 Sep 2018
Abingdon Michaelmas Fair will take place on Monday 8th and... more
31 Aug 2018
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr Margaret Crick, will... more
21 Aug 2018
Please see below we have received from The Vale of White... more
08 Aug 2018
The Council has been experiencing IT problems and in... more
05 Jul 2018
From Saturday 21st to Sunday 29th July 2018 -  (11:30 am -... more
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Sculpture in the Vineyard 8th-23rd September
Thursday, 20th September10:00am-6:00pm
Sculpture in the Vineyard 2018 Following the success of two previous exhibitions at Bothy Vineyard,... more
Thursday, 20th September7:30pm-9:00pm
Legendary author Sebastian Faulks will be in conversation at St Helen and St Katharine on Thursday 2... more
Abingdon Farmer's Market
Friday, 21st September8:30am-1:30pm
Delicious seasonal food and drink straight from local farms and kitchens plus plants, pottery and ot... more
Sculpture in the Vineyard 8th-23rd September
Friday, 21st September10:00am-6:00pm
Sculpture in the Vineyard 2018 Following the success of two previous exhibitions at Bothy Vineyard,... more
Friday, 21st September6:00pm-7:00pm
Nia FreeDance is a barefoot 60-minute Conscious Dance class designed to awaken the movement artist w... more
Friday, 21st September7:00pm-10:30pm
Friday, 21st September7:30pm-10:30pm
Steve Bugeja: Almost Following three critically acclaimed shows and direct from the Edinburgh Festiv... more
Fundraising for Against Breast Cancer at Splash of Pink
Saturday, 22nd September10:00am-4:00pm
A fun family day to celebrate the work done by Abingdon-based charity Against Breast Cancer, and to... more
Sculpture in the Vineyard 8th-23rd September
Saturday, 22nd September10:00am-6:00pm
Sculpture in the Vineyard 2018 Following the success of two previous exhibitions at Bothy Vineyard,... more
Saturday, 22nd September2:00pm-5:30pm
Each of us has the original qualities of love, peace and power. When we emerge these qualities throu... more
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Sunday, 7th October8:00pm-8:30pm
To mark the start of the Fairs, the Town Council is organising the traditional Fairground Service of... more
Tuesday, 9th October12:00pm-11:00pm
The second day of The Abingdon Michaelmas Fair this year on Tuesday 9th October 2018 from 12 noon to... more
Monday, 15th October12:00pm-11:00pm
The Abingdon Runaway Fair takes place on Monday 15th October 2018 With funfair rides and traditional... more
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abingdon museum, crafts, autumn, hedgehog, history, family activity
Thursday, 25th October10:30am-3:00pm
Bring the outdoors in this October with our autumnal activities making hedgehogs and clay models. Al... more
Friday, 9th November7:00pm-9:30pm
A lecture and ordnance display by Rick Stevens and Gareth Howell. BBC historian Gareth Howell return... more
Peter Turner, Abingdon Museum, christmas crafts, family activity
Saturday, 1st December10:30am-3:00pm
Ho ho ho! Our ever popular Christmas Crafts activity is just around the corner. Will you make someth... more
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