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The River Thames laps at the foot of the medieval wharf of St Helens


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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Tuesday, 13 November 2018 - 7:15pm
Marius  Petipa’s  fantasy,  set  in  legendary  India,  tells  the  tale  of  a  temple  dancer  and... more
Tuesday, 13th November7:30pm-9:30pm
Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott will be visiting Mostly Books for a book club style event on Tuesday 13t... more
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 - 10:00am
This very popular Autumn event draws people searching for interesting gifts and homewares even thoug... more
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 - 7:00pm
Troilus and Cressida swear they will always be true to one another. But in the seventh year of the s... more
Yoga Classes Wednesday evenings at St Helen and St Katharine School
Wednesday, 14th November7:00pm-8:30pm
Hatha yoga for mixed ability students. Students learn to use the breath to deepen their experience o... more
From Wednesday, 14th November to Saturday, 17th November7:30pm-7:30pm
"Ev’ry child in Ankh-Morpork likes Hogswatch a lot. But the creatures who audit the Discworld do not... more
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Thursday, 15 November 2018 - 2:15pm
ABCD FILM SOCIETY Come and watch an entertaining and varied programme of new and classic films in a... more
Thursday, 15 November 2018 - 9:00pm
Michael Bloom : A History of Georgia in the Caucasus Mountains.  This comprehensively illustrated ta... more
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
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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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