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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

15 Jan 2019
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr Margaret Crick, is... more
03 Jan 2019
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council are once again organising... more
02 Jan 2019
Recycle Your Christmas Tree! This is a reminder... more
31 Dec 2018
Abingdon on Thames view
Boundary Walk A New Year’s Day walk of the ancient parish... more
07 Dec 2018
The 1960s extension to Abingdon’s Guildhall – known as the... more
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Wednesday, 16 January 2019 - 2:00pm
Islam and the Mosque by Arts Society Lecturer Tom Duncan The development and spread of Islam followi... more
Christiana Figueres portrait
Wednesday, 16 January 2019 - 7:30pm
Abingdon Carbon Cutters invite you to join us to watch a video of Christiana Figueres' barnstorming... more
Summary Page
Thursday, 17 January 2019 - 2:15pm
ABCD FILM SOCIETY Come and watch an entertaining and varied programme of new and classic films in a... more
Military headquarters of the Legia III Augusta.
Thursday, 17 January 2019 - 7:30pm
Part of modern Algeria was the kingdom of Mauretania at the time of Christ, and its king Juba II was... more
Abingdon Quakers image and logo
Thursday, 17th January8:00pm-9:00pm
Abingdon Quakers invite you to join us to experience  a Quaker Meeting.    Everyone is most welcome... more
Abingdon Quaker logo
Thursday, 17 January 2019 - 8:00pm
Abingdon Quakers invite you to join us to experience a Quaker Meeting.  Everyone is most welcome for... more
Thursday, 17th January8:30pm-10:00pm
Every Thursday 8:30pm-10:00pm till 31 Jan 2019 Korfball is one of the world’s only mixed gender team... more
Abingdon Farmer's Market
Friday, 18th January8:30am-1:30pm
Delicious seasonal food and drink straight from local farms and kitchens plus plants, pottery and ot... more
Saturday, 19 January 2019 - 9:15am
Roger Thomas, Chairman of Abingdon Archaeological and History Society and also from University of Ox... more
Saturday, 19 January 2019 - 10:00am
Morning only, 10.00 am to 12.00 noon. Local action by locals on a national issue this morning with a... more
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From Monday, 21st January to Friday, 25th January12:00pm-12:00pm
All are welcome for peaceful prayer and reflection each day Monday to Friday this week at 12.00. Pra... more
Saturday, 4 May 2019 - 10:00am
The Cubs and Beavers of 10th Abingdon Scouts will have some interesting activities and items on sale... more
Saturday, 25 May 2019 - 10:00am
Abbey Meadow pool will be open all day every day until early September. The pool is a warm temperatu... more
Saturday, 8 June 2019 - 10:00am
Save the Children works all over the world and in the UK for the benefit of all children. The charit... more
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Thursday, 21st February10:30am-3:00pm
Come and try our mixed media craft, celebrating the winter season. Thursday 21st February 2019 Drop-... more
Thursday, 11th April10:30am-3:00pm
Join us in creating seasonal crafts, to welcome in the spring and Easter festival. Shall we begin? T... more
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Saturday, 19 January 2019 - 9:15am
Roger Thomas, Chairman of Abingdon Archaeological and History Society and also from University of Ox... more
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