The annual meeting of the Town Council is held in May each year when the Mayor is installed for the coming Civic year. Town Council business is also undertaken to determine membership of Council Committees and representation of other organisations. The outgoing Mayor also presents awards to members of the public for outstanding contributions to the life of the town.
The Mayor for the upcoming...
Bun Throwing is one of several ancient traditions of Abingdon-on-Thames. The Town Council are the organisers of Bun-Throwings which are held, usually as a gesture of loyalty and goodwill to the monarch, and mainly associated with royal events. Bun Throwing does not take place every year but only when there is a special event to celebrate. The last Bun Throwing, to celebrate the 90th Birthday of...
The Town Council organises the annual Fun in the Park and Music in the Park event on the first Saturday in June each year.
The daytime event, Fun in the Park, runs from 11.00 to 16.00 and is free - just walk in.
The evening Music in the Park runs from 17.00 to 22.30 and requires wristbands.Wristbands for the evening event are not usually available on the day. Details on how to obtain your...
Every year Abingdon’s Mayor hosts a charity ball in support of their chosen charities. The evening hosts fine dining and live entertainment along with fundraising activities such as a raffle and auction; some of the prizes and auction items are generously donated by our local traders.
Details of the event are posted on the Town Events Calendar several weeks beforehand.
Remembrance Day takes place on the second Sunday of November each year. it is sometimes known as "Remembrance Sunday."
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Councillors along with representatives from the British Legion, armed forces, units, clubs, societies and civic leaders come together for a Remembrance Service which is held in St Helen’s Church, East St Helen Street at 10am.
After the service, the various...