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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

11 Mar 2019
The Annual Parish Meeting will be held on Tuesday 12th... more
06 Mar 2019
The Annual Parish Meeting will be held on Tuesday 12th... more
26 Feb 2019
South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils... more
04 Feb 2019
Please see below an update from Vale of White Horse... more
01 Feb 2019
Severe weather can affect you in several ways, such as... more
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Friday, 22nd March1:00pm-3:00pm
A 12 week course beginning on March 1st which aims to teach drawing to the complete beginner.
Friday, 22 March 2019 - 7:30pm
Would you share your family's medical history to help cure cancer? Would you trust a driverless car?... more
Saturday, 23rd March10:00am-12:00pm
Come and explore Robotics concepts and coding with the OZOBOT! On the occasion of the ATOM Science a... more
Saturday, 23rd March10:00am-3:00pm
Free science activities in the open air! Come along to Abingdon Market Place to meet science organis... more
Saturday, 23 March 2019 - 11:00am
A majority of fossils are the remains of hard parts or organisms, fossil wood, fossil bones and teet... more
Saturday, 23 March 2019 - 12:30pm
At Culham, the world’s foremost fusion laboratory, efforts to bring fusion power onto the grid are a... more
Saturday, 23 March 2019 - 2:30pm
Each summer millions of puffins disappear at sea from the North Atlantic coasts after breeding, only... more
Saturday, 23 March 2019 - 4:30pm
How do you build a Proton Beam Therapy Centre 5 storeys underground and 8 metres away from the Londo... more
Saturday, 23 March 2019 - 7:30pm
Tickets to this concert are £10 in advance from Mostly Books bookshop on Stert Street £12 at the doo... more
Saturday, 23 March 2019 - 7:30pm
Award-winning materials engineer and science communicator Dr Anna Ploszajski has gathered the funnie... more
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See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
Friday, 22 March 2019 - 7:30pm
Would you share your family's medical history to help cure cancer? Would you trust a driverless car?... more
Saturday, 23rd March10:00am-3:00pm
Free science activities in the open air! Come along to Abingdon Market Place to meet science organis... more
Saturday, 23 March 2019 - 11:00am
A majority of fossils are the remains of hard parts or organisms, fossil wood, fossil bones and teet... more
Saturday, 23 March 2019 - 12:30pm
At Culham, the world’s foremost fusion laboratory, efforts to bring fusion power onto the grid are a... more
Saturday, 23 March 2019 - 2:30pm
Each summer millions of puffins disappear at sea from the North Atlantic coasts after breeding, only... more
Saturday, 23 March 2019 - 4:30pm
How do you build a Proton Beam Therapy Centre 5 storeys underground and 8 metres away from the Londo... more
Saturday, 23 March 2019 - 7:30pm
Award-winning materials engineer and science communicator Dr Anna Ploszajski has gathered the funnie... more
Sunday, 24th March11:00am-3:00pm
Bring the whole family to a fun-filled few hours of hands-on science activities, demonstrations and... more
Wednesday, 27 March 2019 - 7:00pm
Doing hands-on activities with children is the best way to get them exploring the world around them... more
Monday, 1 April 2019 - 10:00am
Each first Monday in the month Citizens' Advice have a morning session at Caldecott in South Abingdo... more
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Saturday, 23rd March10:00am-12:00pm
Come and explore Robotics concepts and coding with the OZOBOT! On the occasion of the ATOM Science a... more
Thursday, 11th April10:30am-3:00pm
Join us in creating seasonal crafts, to welcome in the spring and Easter festival. Shell we begin?  ... more
Wednesday, 17th April10:30am-3:00pm
Join us in creating seasonal crafts, to welcome in the spring and Easter festival. Shell we begin?  ... more
Friday, 17th May7:00pm-9:00pm
Come and experience Abingdon Museum in the evening with performances of popular folk, classical and... more
Saturday, 18 May 2019 - 10:30am
This event will involve a 'live experiment' using particle detectors on loan from the Rutherford Lab... more
Wednesday, 29th May10:30am-3:00pm
Dive into our treasure store of recycled materials and create something spectacular!! Time: 10:30 -... more
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