Thame is a quintessential English market town, hosting an impressive range of independent and individual shops specialising in handpicked items and sold by retailers with exceptional knowledge. The picturesque town is a popular location for filming television programmes such as Midsomer Murders.
Chinnor Rugby Club is based at Thame. Its first team currently plays in National Division Three South.
Thame United Football Club first team plays in Hellenic Football League Division One East.
Thame Town Cricket Club first eleven plays in Home Counties Premier Cricket League Division 2 West.
One of the town's major attractions is the annual Thame and Oxfordshire County Show which dates back 130 years. Another event is the two-day charter fair, which dates back to medieval times. There is a thriving weekly market, monthly farmers market and regular livestock market. When it comes to eating there is plenty of choice, ranging from pubs and tearooms to restaurants and fine dining such as Raymond Blanc's Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons in nearby Great Milton, holder of two Michelin stars.
1. Investigate the towns history at the Thame museum.
2. Follow the self-guided midsomer murder trail.
3. Cycle or walk along the 5 mile phoenix trail disused railway admiring 30 artworks.
4. Go bird watching in the 27 acres of cuttle brook nature reserve.
5. Go for a swim in Thame river.
6. Go for a figg burger at the james figg pub in town.
On 7 May 2015, those who are on the Electoral Register will be invited to vote in the General Election and the UK Local Government Elections. Your vote counts so make sure you are registered.
The Town Council has received a letter from Tesco informing that the company is aiming to bring forward plans for a food store and office development on the site it owns in Howland Road. Tesco has owned the site since 1996 and currently leases the units to several businesses, the principal occupier being DAF.
A retired vicar has self-published a book of more than 50 poems all about Thame after living in the town for 15 years.
Lots of different super markets - waitrose, co-op and sainsburys.
Lots of hair dressers.
Prezzos, burger king and many more restaurants.
The figgs, black horse, the thatch, the rising sun and manymore pubs.