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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

05 Nov 2018
100th Commemoration of the World War One Armistice Please... more
02 Nov 2018
Community Grants Scheme This is a reminder that Abingdon... more
26 Oct 2018
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr Margaret Crick, is... more
18 Oct 2018
Abindon Museum presents: '1918: The Bloody Road to Victory... more
18 Oct 2018
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council are pleased to announce... more
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Abingdon Farmer's Market
Friday, 16th November8:30am-1:30pm
Delicious seasonal food and drink straight from local farms and kitchens plus plants, pottery and ot... more
Friday, 16th November6:00pm-7:00pm
Nia FreeDance is a barefoot 60-minute Conscious Dance class designed to awaken the movement artist w... more
Abbey Group Christmas Oxgordshire Artweeks weekend
From Saturday, 17th November to Sunday, 18th November10:00am-5:00pm
Come and buy some original Christmas pesents! The Abbey Group of local artists Claire Cross, Margare... more
Saturday, 17th November10:00am-12:00pm
Clifton Hampden C of E Primary School Open Morning for all prospective students and families Judged... more
From Saturday, 17th November to Sunday, 18th November10:00am-5:00pm
www.artweeks.org in addition to May studios open has a festival of pop-up art and craft events in No... more
Saturday, 17 November 2018 - 11:00am
Please buy raffle tickets in advance (from members or at the Hospital, Marcham Road) or as the event... more
Saturday, 17 November 2018 - 7:30pm
Abingdon and District Musical Society tickets are available through Mostly Books independent booksho... more
Saturday, 17 November 2018 - 7:30pm
Oxford SeaGreen Singers invite you to celebrate with us in this evening of song, poetry, story and i... more
Abingdon RUFC
Sunday, 18 November 2018 - 10:00am
Abingdon Mini & Junior Rugby season. We are delighted to begin our 2018/19 mini & Junior Rug... more
Sunday, 18 November 2018 - 3:00pm
The Church in Abingdon organises a service each year for those who have lost loved ones, mainly in r... more
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Thursday, 22 November 2018 - 9:30am
This is a special day at which students from John Mason School are involved in activities to learn a... more
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Sunday, 18 November 2018 - 3:00pm
The Church in Abingdon organises a service each year for those who have lost loved ones, mainly in r... more
Sunday, 18 November 2018 - 3:00pm
The Church in Abingdon organises a service each year for those who have lost loved ones, mainly in r... more
Saturday, 1 December 2018 - 2:30pm
This is a pop-up coffee shop at Checker Walk which is family-friendly to anyone who wants to chat an... more
Saturday, 15 December 2018 - 7:30pm
Your local brass band invites you to enjoy traditional music and Christmas carols. Guest musicians j... more
Thursday, 10 January 2019 - 7:45pm
This is an evening at which anyone local with a camera can come and meet photography enthusiasts at... more
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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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