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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 Jul 2018
From Saturday 21st to Sunday 29th July 2018 -  (11:30 am -... more
29 Jun 2018
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council has published its Notice of... more
21 Jun 2018
Join the Mousehole Cafe next week as they celebrate... more
16 Jun 2018
Unfortunately not many residents registered to attend the... more
12 Jun 2018
Reminder about the next Community Led Plan Meeting ... more
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Thursday, 19th July9:00am-4:00pm
our very own Simon Parker will be teaching the key skills, including racket control, balance, touch,... more
Abingdon Farmer's Market
Friday, 20th July8:30am-1:30pm
Delicious seasonal food and drink straight from local farms and kitchens plus plants, pottery and ot... more
Friday, 20 July 2018 - 5:00pm
This week is the traditional week in which the census of swans is undertaken on the Thames. The Roya... more
From Friday, 20th July to Sunday, 22nd July5:00pm-6:00pm
This summer, Prosecco in the Park will be making its way to Abingdon, Oxford this July 20th to 22nd.... more
Friday, 20th July6:00pm-7:00pm
Nia FreeDance is a barefoot 60-minute Conscious Dance class designed to awaken the movement artist w... more
Friday, 20 July 2018 - 7:30pm
Kiss Me, Kate is a musical written by Samuel and Bella Spewack with music and lyrics by Cole Porter.... more
Saturday, 21 July 2018 - 11:30am
Gallery Talks - AAAHS 50th Anniversary There have been many books written about the world-famous spo... more
Saturday, 21st July2:30pm-3:00pm
Come and join us for Storytime followed by colouring in at Abingdon Library! Every Saturday afternoo... more
Saturday, 21st July2:30pm-3:00pm
Come and join us for Storytime followed by colouring in at Abingdon Library! Every Saturday afternoo... more
Sunday, 22 July 2018 - 11:30am
Gallery Talks - AAAHS 50th Anniversary We will meet at the Opthalmosaur showcase and enjoy together... more
map
See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
Saturday, 21 July 2018 - 11:30am
Gallery Talks - AAAHS 50th Anniversary There have been many books written about the world-famous spo... more
Sunday, 22 July 2018 - 11:30am
Gallery Talks - AAAHS 50th Anniversary We will meet at the Opthalmosaur showcase and enjoy together... more
Tuesday, 24 July 2018 - 11:30am
Gallery Talks - AAAHS 50th Anniversary This talk will discuss how coats of arms arose and how herald... more
Wednesday, 25 July 2018 - 11:30am
Gallery Talks - AAAHS 50th Anniversary Abingdon's Islamic enamelled glass beaker is the Archaeologic... more
Thursday, 26 July 2018 - 11:30am
Gallery Talks - AAAHS 50th Anniversary The "Monks' Map" as an example of early English map-making is... more
Friday, 27th July10:30am-3:30pm
In celebration of the AAAHS 50th anniversary there will be a number of children and famliy activitie... more
Saturday, 28th July10:30am-3:30pm
In celebration of the AAAHS 50th anniversary there will be a number of children and famliy activitie... more
Sunday, 29 July 2018 - 11:30am
Gallery Talks - AAAHS 50th Anniversary We will meet at the Opthalmosaur showcase and enjoy together... more
abingdon museum, crafts, puppets, history, family activity
Tuesday, 31st July10:30am-3:00pm
Be your own master of pupptes. Try making your own sock-puppet, moving animal or pop-up model in thi... more
abingdon museum, weather, crafts, family activity
Thursday, 9th August10:30am-3:00pm
Come rain or shine, become a weather reporter for the day by making rainbow mobiles, weather charts... more
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