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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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From Monday, 16th July to Friday, 3rd August9:00am-4:30pm
Produce and take home artwork using various mediums. Plaster casting, cyanotype, tie dye, weaving, s... more
From Monday, 16th July to Friday, 3rd August9:00am-4:30pm
Produce and take home artwork using various mediums. Plaster casting, cyanotype, tie dye, weaving, s... more
Monday, 16th July9:00am-4:00pm
our very own Simon Parker will be teaching the key skills, including racket control, balance, touch,... more
Monday, 16th July6:00pm-7:00pm
Love Your Body, Love Your Life with Vicky Rainbow & the fabulous Nia Technique....  Nia is holis... more
Hatha Yoga Oxfordshire
Monday, 16th July7:00pm-8:15pm
Aimed at those returning to yoga, or beginners with a basic level of fitness and mobility who are pr... more
Tuesday, 17th July9:00am-4:00pm
our very own Simon Parker will be teaching the key skills, including racket control, balance, touch,... more
Abbey Meadow Lacemakers Logo
Tuesday, 17th July9:30am-3:30pm
  We are a friendly group who meet regularly for lacemaking and the practice of other needlecrafts:... more
From Tuesday, 17th July to Thursday, 26th July9:30am-4:30pm
The Raymond Blanc Cookery School is bringing produce from the gardens at Le Manoir to our kitchens h... more
Wednesday, 18th July9:00am-4:00pm
our very own Simon Parker will be teaching the key skills, including racket control, balance, touch,... more
Wednesday, 18th July9:30am-11:30am
Come and join us for Rhymetime at Abingdon Library! Every Wednesday morning from 9.30am-10.00am, and... more
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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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