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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

24 Nov 2017
Abingdon's Christmas Extravaganza and switch on of the... more
21 Nov 2017
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Councillor Jan Morter,... more
15 Nov 2017
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames Councillor Jan Morter, is... more
11 Nov 2017
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
This year’s Remembrance Day commemorations will take place... more
11 Nov 2017
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
It is with regret that, after taking professional advice,... more
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Sunday, 17th December3:00pm-4:00pm
Pavlova Wind Quintet Christmas concert  with mulled wine and mince pies        
Sunday, 17 December 2017 - 3:00pm
Local Rotarians from our District 1090 invite you to their service of lessons and carols. There will... more
Sunday, 17 December 2017 - 3:00pm
KInecroft Academy website has more information on this showcase of talent. You can book through them... more
Monday, 18th December12:00pm-2:00pm
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames Councillor Jan Morter, is hosting a festive party with entertainment... more
Tuesday, 19 December 2017 - 8:00pm
Abingdon Mummers will be out this evening have a look near the time for the times at each pub venue... more
Wednesday, 20th December9:30am-11:30am
Come and join us for Rhymetime at Abingdon Library! Every Wednesday morning from 9.30am-10.00am, and... more
Wednesday, 20th December1:00pm-3:00pm
Soha Housing’s free, public sessions to help people get online take place across South Oxfordshire a... more
Wednesday, 20th December7:00pm-8:30pm
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Councillor Jan Morter, extends a warm invitation to all Abingdon to... more
Thursday, 21 December 2017 - 7:00pm
Abingdon Traditional Morris will have information out soon on the Abingdon Mummers traditional tour... more
see brochure at www.abfilms.org.uk
From Thursday, 21st December to Thursday, 19th April7:45pm-11:00pm
ABCD FILM SOCIETY Come and watch an entertaining and varied programme of new and classic films in a... more
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Monday, 18th December12:00pm-2:00pm
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames Councillor Jan Morter, is hosting a festive party with entertainment... more
Wednesday, 20th December7:00pm-8:30pm
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Councillor Jan Morter, extends a warm invitation to all Abingdon to... more
map
See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
Mythical Monsters, Abingdon, Volunteer craft, workshop, things to do
Tuesday, 13th February10:30am-3:00pm
Dive in to the mystical world of monsters, myths and tales with this workshop creating masks, silhou... more
abingdon museum, easter, crafts, family activity
Tuesday, 3rd April10:30am-3:00pm
Another year of our popular festive fun workshop making Easter style crafts. What shell we make this... more
abingdon museum, easter, crafts, family activity
Saturday, 7th April10:30am-3:00pm
Another year of our popular festive fun workshop making Easter style crafts. What shell we make this... more
abingdon museum, crafts, building, history, family activity
Thursday, 31st May10:30am-3:00pm
Construct your own 3D building, or can you recreate one of Abingdon's historic buildings using card... 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
abingdon museum, crafts, summer, history, family activity
Tuesday, 21st August10:30am-3:00pm
Its time to get creative! Come and design something amazing from a wide range of exciting and colour... more
abingdon museum, crafts, kites, planes, birds, history, family activity
Thursday, 30th August10:30am-3:00pm
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Have fun making parachutes, kites and birds in this high-flying craft a... more
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
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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