WHAT'S ON?
There is plenty to be a part of in Abingdon-On-Thames. Find out here what events, theatre performances, shows and exhibitions are on in this historic town.
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  • Portia Coughlan Wednesday, 27 September 2017 Wed 27th - Sat 30th September | 7:30pmOn her thirtieth birthday, Portia Coughlan appears to have all she needs: a home in the Belmont Valley, a wealthy husband, three children,… Read more
  • Film programme starts next week Friday, 29 September 2017 Friday, 29 September 2017 Films nights in the town are every Thursday from 5th October until Easter 2018. The first film on 5th is French Canadian SF'Arrival'  followed by 12th October… Read more
  • Abingdon Local Excellence Market Saturday, 30 September 2017 September 30th 2017 9am - 3pm This is a quartlerly held market that local food producers, craftworkers and other retailers showcase their goods in the heart of Abingdon's market place.… Read more
  • Autumn Water Festival Sunday, 01 October 2017 Sunday, 1st October, 11:00am-4:00pm Join our annual autumnal celebration of water and wetlands. See our website for full details. £6 adult, £3 child, £15 family. Book online at www.earthtrust.org.uk/whatson. Read more
  • ROH Live: La Bohème Tuesday, 03 October 2017 ROH Live: La BohèmeTuesday, 3 October 2017 - 7:15pmWhen Rodolfo, a penniless poet, meets Mimì, a seamstress, they fall instantly in love. But their happiness is threatened when Rodolfo learns… Read more
  • RSC Live: Coriolanus Thursday, 05 October 2017 Thursday, 5 October 2017 - 7:00pmA full-throttle war play that revels in the sweat of the battlefield, Coriolanus transports us back to the emergence of the republic of Rome.Caius Martius… Read more
  • NT Live: Hamlet (Encore) Thursday, 05 October 2017 NT Live: Hamlet (Encore)Thursday, 5 October 2017 - 7:00pmAcademy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy.Now seen by over… Read more
  • Book & DVD Sale at Abingdon Library Friday, 06 October 2017 Our monthly Book & DVD Sale returns from Friday 6th - Saturday 7th October at Abingdon Library!Come and browse for excellent value on ex-library stock. All DVDs are £1.00 each,… Read more
  • Voix de Cabaret Sunday, 08 October 2017 8th October, 3 - 4pm Voix de CabaretSongs made famous by Marlene Dietrich, Jacques Brell, Edith Piaf and Lisa MinelliIlona Domnich soprano with Mark Risi piano. Read more
  • Abingdon Michaelmas Fair Monday, 09 October 2017 From Monday, 9th October to Tuesday, 10th October, 12:00pm-10:00pmThe town's traditional Michaelmas street fair is on Monday 9th and Tuesday 10th October afternoons and evenings.The fair has something for all ages so bring your… Read more
  • Natural Dyeing Saturday, 14 October 2017 Saturday, 14th October, 10:00am-3:45pmDiscover the wide range of plants that can produce dye and find out how to extract and fix colour. Ј40; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.uk/whatson… Read more
  • Runaway Fair Monday, 16 October 2017 Runaway FairMonday, 16 October 2017 - 12:00pmAbingdon Runaway Fair's history can be read on the History section of this site and in Berkshire history. In the past linked with the… Read more
  • “Percy Manning: the extraordinary antiquary of Oxfordshire (with a bit of Berkshire)” Thursday, 19 October 2017 Thursday, 19 October 2017 - 7:45pmPercy Manning (1870-1917) was an extraordinary collector of all things Oxfordshire; his diverse interests ranged from archaeology and local buildings history to cricket and Morris… Read more
  • 2017 Abingdon Marathon Sunday, 22 October 2017 Sunday, 22nd October, 9:00am-2:00pmA flat, fast two lap circuit through Abingdon Town Centre and surrounding countryside starting and finishing at Tilsley Park athletic stadium. See website for full details. Read more
  • Visit of Macmillan Cancer Support's Information & Support Bus Tuesday, 24 October 2017 Tuesday, 24th October, 10:00am-4:00pmVisit of our single-deck information vehicle 'Bertie' to provide information and support to anyone affected by cancer and to help with general queries and concerns. 3 friendly… Read more
  • Comic Capers Thursday, 26 October 2017 25 & 28 October Superheros are in the museum -from Disney characters on spoonsto homemade superhero masks.FREE ACTIVITY - donations gratefully receivedLocation: Kempster Room, Museum basementTime: 10.30am-12.30am, 1-3pmFacilities: Baby changing,… Read more
  • Radcliffe Trio Sunday, 05 November 2017 5th November, 3 - 4pm Bethe Levvy (Piano)  Claire Parkin (violin) Emma Chamberlain (cello) Read more
  • No Horses @ The Brewery Tap, Abingdon Saturday, 25 November 2017 25th November 2017 9:30pm No Horses are a 5 piece Chicago Blues band from Oxfordshire, playing songs from artists such as Muddy Waters, Allman Brothers, Wilko Johnson , Charlie Musselwhite… Read more
  • Abingdon Local Excellence Market Saturday, 25 November 2017 November 25th 2017 9am - 2pm This is a quartlerly held market that local food producers, craftworkers and other retailers showcase their goods in the heart of Abingdon's market place.… Read more
  • Christmas Crafts Saturday, 02 December 2017 Saturday, 2nd December, 10:30am-3:00pm Our annual Christmas Craftsworkshop returns with morefabulous homemade decorationsto take home.FREE ACTIVITY - donations gratefully receivedLocation: Kempster Room, Museum basementTime: 10.30am-12.30am, 1-3pmFacilities: Baby changing, unisex toilets,… Read more
  • Pavlova Wind Quintet Sunday, 03 December 2017 3 December, 3 - 4pm Pavlova Wind QuintetChristmas concertwith mulled wine and mince pies Read more
  • Christmas Local Excellence Craft Market Saturday, 09 December 2017 December 9th 2017 Christmas Local Excellence Craft Market This is a quartlerly held market that local food producers, craftworkers and other retailers showcase their goods in the heart of Abingdon's… Read more