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September 16, 2019
  • Community Drop-In Cafe

    September 16, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Methodist Church Hall, 20 Newbury & Church St. OX12 8DA

    Open to all (wantagemethodist.org.uk)

  • Lester Piggott - Born to Ride Exhibition

    August 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - December 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    An exhibition celebrating champion jockey Lester Piggott.

    Life size bronze statue of Lester Piggott officially unveiled by Lester in the Museum's terrace area on Sunday 18th August*

    Free admission but donations welcome.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    *The museum is not open to the public on that date.

  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon

    September 16, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 9BX

    Bring your little monkeys for a morning of fun and frolics diving in the ball pit, leaping on the bouncy castle and playing with the toys every Monday morning from 09.30am - 11.30am.

    £3.70 per child, £5.70 for two.

    http://beaconwantage.co.uk/activities

  • Computer help

    September 16, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7BB, United Kingdom

    Need help surfing the net? Not sure how to create an email account? Online shopping or job application support? Our volunteer can help! For all your computer needs call 01235 762291 to book your FREE session

  • Stay, Play and Learn!

    September 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage OX12 7BB, UK

    Drop into Wantage Library for a friendly, gentle morning of playing & activities, and play with toys, sensory materials and books - Perfect for babies, toddlers and their families! No need to book, just drop in! These sessions are kindly supported by the Grove and Wantage Family Community Group!

September 17, 2019
  • The Beacon Coffee Morning

    September 17, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX, UK

    The Beacon Coffee Morning

    Every Tuesday and Thursday 9.00am - Noon

    Just £2.50 for a tea or coffee AND a slice of cake!

  • Lester Piggott - Born to Ride Exhibition

    August 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - December 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    An exhibition celebrating champion jockey Lester Piggott.

    Life size bronze statue of Lester Piggott officially unveiled by Lester in the Museum's terrace area on Sunday 18th August*

    Free admission but donations welcome.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    *The museum is not open to the public on that date.

  • Contemporary Art Exhibition

    September 17, 2019 @ 9:30 am - September 28, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    A collection of contemporary art from local artist J C Clayton on display in the Museum's Dr VF Squires Gallery.

    Free admission but donations welcome.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Walking Football

    September 17, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    East Hanney War Memorial Field

    New session starts 3 July 2018, come and join in the revolution for over 60's! Fun and fitness football at walking pace!

    £2 per session

    Contact Simone Passeri simone.passseri@southandvale.gov.uk
    07717326661

  • Yoga/Seated Yoga (60+)

    September 17, 2019 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
    Grove Adult learning building

    Gentle exercise for the over 60. Starts 10 July 2018

    £5 per session

    Contact Neeraj neeraj.hargun@southandvale.gov.uk
    07717346351

  • Get to know your sewing machine...a bit more!

    September 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    The Mix Community Space, 15 Mill St, Wantage OX12 9AB, UK

    Managing straight stitching but want to branch out a bit?
    Come along to have a go at curved seams, buttonholes and chat through how to follow a pattern.
    Bring your own sewing machine and instruction manual (if possible)as well as thread and fabric scissors. Fabric will be provided from our Resource Bank.
    £10 per person
    Booking essential as places are limited
    contact Jo: 07768 767787 / wantagemix@gmail.com

  • Flower Demonstration: How Difficult Can It Be? Mystery!

    September 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Loyd Lindsay Rooms, High St, Ardington, Wantage OX12 8PS, UK

    If you love flowers, you will love what you can do at Wantage flower club. We welcome visitors, especially visitors and those new to the area and we will make every effort to welcome you. Wantage flower club has younger members too!

    You will see mystery guests creating flower arrangements which are raffled at the end of the evening!

    A new committee has added further events throughout the year including a NEW series of workshops on 4th Wednesdays of the month. You will find us at Wantage Carnival, Grove Extravaganza or some of our members competing at flower shows around the country including the Blenheim Palace Flower Show. You can be as involved as you like as there are further events held by the BB&O area & by NAFAS. You can even go on holiday in the UK, Europe & next year India for the world flower show...

    Visitors £10 and there will be fun fund raising item tonight.

    We are one of the top clubs in the country for our media so you can look and see what has happened at past events. You can welcome to contact us on wantageflowerclub@gmail.com or
    phone Catherine 07511840159 (text preferred please) or use other media.

    wantageflowerclub.wordpress.com is our website with publications and you can easily find the programme, next workshop & next demonstration.

    You can follow us on Facebook, you will find wantageflowerclub with many photos and you can find past publications by looking in the photo album section. This will show you what happens at our flower club from relaxing and enjoying leading flower arranging demonstrators showing how to create amazing designs on the 3rd Tuesday of the month 7pm for 7.30pm start - 10pm, to trying our NEW flower workshops every 4th Wednesday of the month 7pm - 9pm at Loyd Lindsay Rooms in Ardington. This year included a day trip with Oxford flower club by coach to the London Design Centre to see the NAFAS Diamond Anniversary National Show. We also held a quiz at Grove Village Hall in August to raise funds for the flower club.

    We have recently set up Instagram so that you can follow wantageflowerclub and also have a twitter account.

    We hope you can join us and look forward to welcoming you to our flower club.

  • Photography Talk by Alan Colgrave - 'From the Photo Studio to the Streets'

    September 17, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    Methodist Church Hall, Newbury Street, Wantage, OX12 8DA

    Today Alan Colgrave will be at Wantage Camera Club to discuss his recent work. His images, mostly of people, have been taken over the last ten years in a variety of circumstances. The journey starts in his photo studio in Central London, and goes on to describe his travel portraiture, street photography, and fine art photography.

    Alan is an associate of the Royal Photographic Society (ARPS), a recipient of several international awards, and an accomplished speaker, and we look forward to a very interesting evening.

    For a preview of Alan's work see http://www.ac-productions.co.uk/.
    For more information about the club's programme see http://wantagecameraclub.co.uk/.

    All visitors very welcome. The visitor fee is £3 at the door. Doors open at 7 pm.

    Nearest parking: The Beacon, Portway, Wantage, OX12 9BU, with entrance to the church hall via Church Street.

September 18, 2019
  • Lester Piggott - Born to Ride Exhibition

    August 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - December 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    An exhibition celebrating champion jockey Lester Piggott.

    Life size bronze statue of Lester Piggott officially unveiled by Lester in the Museum's terrace area on Sunday 18th August*

    Free admission but donations welcome.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    *The museum is not open to the public on that date.

  • Contemporary Art Exhibition

    September 17, 2019 @ 9:30 am - September 28, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    A collection of contemporary art from local artist J C Clayton on display in the Museum's Dr VF Squires Gallery.

    Free admission but donations welcome.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Drop in Computer help

    September 18, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7BB, United Kingdom

    A volunteer will be available to help with your computer queries. No need to pre book.

  • Weight Watchers

    September 18, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX, UK

  • Family History 1 to 1

    September 18, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7BB, United Kingdom

    Research your family history using our free online resources with the help of our volunteer expert. Pre book by email to wantage.library@oxfordshire.gov.uk or call 01235 762291

  • Rhymetime

    September 18, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7BB, United Kingdom

    Bring your little one along for our fun Rhymetime for the UnderFives! The Rhymetime is free, and there will be lots of nursery rhymes and songs! No need to book - just drop in! For more information, please phone 01235 762291, or message Wantage Library through Facebook!

  • Zumba Gold (60+)

    September 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Grove Village Hall, Main St, Grove, Wantage OX12 7JY, UK

    Get active with this dance party workout that moves at your pace

    £5

    Contact Neeraj to book 07717346351, neeraj.hargun@southandvale.gov.uk

  • Table Tennis (60+)

    September 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    East Hanney War Memorial Hall

    Join a casual group of players playing social games of Table Tennis

    £4 per session

    Contact Simone simone.passeri@southandvale.gov.uk
    07717326661

  • Rhymetime

    September 18, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7BB, United Kingdom

    Come and find out how to make your own paracord braceletfrom scratch! Suitable for children aged 8yrs upwards!  Please book your free ticket, by calling WantageLibrary on 01235 762291, or message us through Facebook.

  • Weight Watchers

    September 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX, UK

September 19, 2019
  • The Beacon Coffee Morning

    September 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX, UK

    The Beacon Coffee Morning

    Every Tuesday and Thursday 9.00am - Noon

    Just £2.50 for a tea or coffee AND a slice of cake!

  • Lester Piggott - Born to Ride Exhibition

    August 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - December 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    An exhibition celebrating champion jockey Lester Piggott.

    Life size bronze statue of Lester Piggott officially unveiled by Lester in the Museum's terrace area on Sunday 18th August*

    Free admission but donations welcome.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    *The museum is not open to the public on that date.

  • Contemporary Art Exhibition

    September 17, 2019 @ 9:30 am - September 28, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    A collection of contemporary art from local artist J C Clayton on display in the Museum's Dr VF Squires Gallery.

    Free admission but donations welcome.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Drop in Computer Help

    September 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7BB, United Kingdom

    A volunteer will be available to help with your computer queries. No need to pre book.

  • Stop Smoking Support Clinic

    September 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage OX12 7BB, UK

    Do you want to stop smoking, but need some help and advice on how to do this? Drop into the Stop Smoking Clinic, at Wantage Library every Thursday, and advisers from SmokeFreeLife Oxfordshire will be on hand to give you support on how to give up smoking! For more details,please ring 01865 238036!

  • Health Walk

    September 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    Join a friendly group of local walkers as they walk around the town. 
    All ages and abilities welcome, the walkers normally have 2 groups, one group does a longer walk and the other group does a shorter walk so no matter your ability there will be a walk perfect for you.

    Free to join, but please support the Vale And Downland Museum Cafe. The walkers normally stay for drinks (and cake) after the walk and have a good chat.

    For your first time joining the group please arrive around 10 minutes earlier as you will be required to fill in a join form.

    The health walkers meet at the Vale & Downland Museum at around 10am and aim to leave for the walk around 10.15.

  • Reading Group

    September 19, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7BB, United Kingdom

    Thursday Reading Group, meets monthly in Wantage library. New members are welcome. Contact the library on 01235 762291 or email wantage.library@oxfordshire.gov.uk to join the group

  • New Age Kurling

    September 19, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Wantage Leisure Centre, Portway, Wantage, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 9BY, UK

    No need for Ice with this fun game, can be played seated or standing

    £2.50 including tea/coffee

    Just turn up or contact Ashley for more information
    01235 422219 ashley.chapman@southandvale.gov.uk

  • Pickleball

    September 19, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Better Wantage Leisure Centre, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BY, UK

    Play this fun racket sport that is a cross between Tennis and Badminton. Ideal for playing a racket sport without as much movement.

    £3.30 per session, try your first session for free

    Contact Alan 01235 766201 or just turn up

September 20, 2019
  • Lester Piggott - Born to Ride Exhibition

    August 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - December 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    An exhibition celebrating champion jockey Lester Piggott.

    Life size bronze statue of Lester Piggott officially unveiled by Lester in the Museum's terrace area on Sunday 18th August*

    Free admission but donations welcome.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    *The museum is not open to the public on that date.

  • Contemporary Art Exhibition

    September 17, 2019 @ 9:30 am - September 28, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    A collection of contemporary art from local artist J C Clayton on display in the Museum's Dr VF Squires Gallery.

    Free admission but donations welcome.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Wantage Country Market

    September 20, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am
    The Vale & Downland Museum, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, United Kingdom

    The best place to buy fresh homemade goodies such as jams, chutneys, cakes as well as home grown fruit, vegetables and flowers.

  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon

    September 20, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 9BX

    Bring your little monkeys for a morning of fun and frolics diving in the ball pit, leaping on the bouncy castle and playing with the toys every Monday morning from 09.30am - 11.30am.

    £3.70 per child, £5.70 for two.

    http://beaconwantage.co.uk/activities

  • Knit Knot & Natter at the Museum

    September 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    Join the Museums Knit Knot |& Natter Group in the Museum cafe every 3rd Friday of the Month.
    Bring along your own project or take tuition from one of the talented members in various crafts, including knitting, crochet & weaving.
    Free to attend but we ask you support the Cafe.
    New faces are always welcome.

September 21, 2019
  • Lester Piggott - Born to Ride Exhibition

    August 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - December 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    An exhibition celebrating champion jockey Lester Piggott.

    Life size bronze statue of Lester Piggott officially unveiled by Lester in the Museum's terrace area on Sunday 18th August*

    Free admission but donations welcome.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    *The museum is not open to the public on that date.

  • Contemporary Art Exhibition

    September 17, 2019 @ 9:30 am - September 28, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    A collection of contemporary art from local artist J C Clayton on display in the Museum's Dr VF Squires Gallery.

    Free admission but donations welcome.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

September 22, 2019
  • Lester Piggott - Born to Ride Exhibition

    August 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - December 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    An exhibition celebrating champion jockey Lester Piggott.

    Life size bronze statue of Lester Piggott officially unveiled by Lester in the Museum's terrace area on Sunday 18th August*

    Free admission but donations welcome.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    *The museum is not open to the public on that date.

  • Contemporary Art Exhibition

    September 17, 2019 @ 9:30 am - September 28, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    A collection of contemporary art from local artist J C Clayton on display in the Museum's Dr VF Squires Gallery.

    Free admission but donations welcome.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

September 23, 2019
  • Community Drop-In Cafe

    September 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Methodist Church Hall, 20 Newbury & Church St. OX12 8DA

    Open to all (wantagemethodist.org.uk)

  • Lester Piggott - Born to Ride Exhibition

    August 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - December 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    An exhibition celebrating champion jockey Lester Piggott.

    Life size bronze statue of Lester Piggott officially unveiled by Lester in the Museum's terrace area on Sunday 18th August*

    Free admission but donations welcome.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    *The museum is not open to the public on that date.

  • Contemporary Art Exhibition

    September 17, 2019 @ 9:30 am - September 28, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    A collection of contemporary art from local artist J C Clayton on display in the Museum's Dr VF Squires Gallery.

    Free admission but donations welcome.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon

    September 23, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 9BX

    Bring your little monkeys for a morning of fun and frolics diving in the ball pit, leaping on the bouncy castle and playing with the toys every Monday morning from 09.30am - 11.30am.

    £3.70 per child, £5.70 for two.

    http://beaconwantage.co.uk/activities

  • Computer help

    September 23, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7BB, United Kingdom

    Need help surfing the net? Not sure how to create an email account? Online shopping or job application support? Our volunteer can help! For all your computer needs call 01235 762291 to book your FREE session

  • Stay, Play and Learn!

    September 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage OX12 7BB, UK

    Drop into Wantage Library for a friendly, gentle morning of playing & activities, and play with toys, sensory materials and books - Perfect for babies, toddlers and their families! No need to book, just drop in! These sessions are kindly supported by the Grove and Wantage Family Community Group!

  • Mosaic course

    September 23, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    The Mix Community Space, 15 Mill St, Wantage OX12 9AB, UK

    Learn how to turn recycled, pre-loved crockery into beautiful mosaics in this 5 week evening course.
    £60 per person, part funded places £30 and fully funded places also available thanks to support from Abingdon and Witney College, SFA and ESF
    To book contact Jo on 07768 767787 / wantagemix@gmail.com

    5 sessions: 23rd and 30th Sept, 7th, 14th, and 21st Oct

September 24, 2019
  • The Beacon Coffee Morning

    September 24, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX, UK

    The Beacon Coffee Morning

    Every Tuesday and Thursday 9.00am - Noon

    Just £2.50 for a tea or coffee AND a slice of cake!

  • Lester Piggott - Born to Ride Exhibition

    August 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - December 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    An exhibition celebrating champion jockey Lester Piggott.

    Life size bronze statue of Lester Piggott officially unveiled by Lester in the Museum's terrace area on Sunday 18th August*

    Free admission but donations welcome.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    *The museum is not open to the public on that date.

  • Contemporary Art Exhibition

    September 17, 2019 @ 9:30 am - September 28, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    A collection of contemporary art from local artist J C Clayton on display in the Museum's Dr VF Squires Gallery.

    Free admission but donations welcome.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Walking Football

    September 24, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    East Hanney War Memorial Field

    New session starts 3 July 2018, come and join in the revolution for over 60's! Fun and fitness football at walking pace!

    £2 per session

    Contact Simone Passeri simone.passseri@southandvale.gov.uk
    07717326661

  • Yoga/Seated Yoga (60+)

    September 24, 2019 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
    Grove Adult learning building

    Gentle exercise for the over 60. Starts 10 July 2018

    £5 per session

    Contact Neeraj neeraj.hargun@southandvale.gov.uk
    07717346351

  • Wantage Camera Club Evening

    September 24, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    Methodist Church Hall, Newbury Street, Wantage, OX12 8DA

    Today club members will bring in up to three images each that they have taken in the style of a famous photographer or artist.

    For more information about the club's programme see http://wantagecameraclub.co.uk/.

    All visitors very welcome. The visitor fee is £3 at the door. Doors open at 7 pm.

    Nearest parking: The Beacon, Portway, Wantage, OX12 9BU, with entrance to the church hall via Church Street.

September 25, 2019
  • Lester Piggott - Born to Ride Exhibition

    August 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - December 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    An exhibition celebrating champion jockey Lester Piggott.

    Life size bronze statue of Lester Piggott officially unveiled by Lester in the Museum's terrace area on Sunday 18th August*

    Free admission but donations welcome.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    *The museum is not open to the public on that date.

  • Contemporary Art Exhibition

    September 17, 2019 @ 9:30 am - September 28, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    A collection of contemporary art from local artist J C Clayton on display in the Museum's Dr VF Squires Gallery.

    Free admission but donations welcome.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Drop in Computer help

    September 25, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7BB, United Kingdom

    A volunteer will be available to help with your computer queries. No need to pre book.

  • Weight Watchers

    September 25, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX, UK

  • Family History 1 to 1

    September 25, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7BB, United Kingdom

    Research your family history using our free online resources with the help of our volunteer expert. Pre book by email to wantage.library@oxfordshire.gov.uk or call 01235 762291

  • Rhymetime

    September 25, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7BB, United Kingdom

    Bring your little one along for our fun Rhymetime for the UnderFives! The Rhymetime is free, and there will be lots of nursery rhymes and songs! No need to book - just drop in! For more information, please phone 01235 762291, or message Wantage Library through Facebook!

  • Zumba Gold (60+)

    September 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Grove Village Hall, Main St, Grove, Wantage OX12 7JY, UK

    Get active with this dance party workout that moves at your pace

    £5

    Contact Neeraj to book 07717346351, neeraj.hargun@southandvale.gov.uk

  • Table Tennis (60+)

    September 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    East Hanney War Memorial Hall

    Join a casual group of players playing social games of Table Tennis

    £4 per session

    Contact Simone simone.passeri@southandvale.gov.uk
    07717326661

  • Rhymetime

    September 25, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7BB, United Kingdom

    Come and find out how to make your own paracord braceletfrom scratch! Suitable for children aged 8yrs upwards!  Please book your free ticket, by calling WantageLibrary on 01235 762291, or message us through Facebook.

  • Weight Watchers

    September 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX, UK

  • Flower Workshop

    September 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Loyd Lindsay Rooms, High St, Wantage OX12 8PS, UK

    If you love flowers, you will love Wantage flower club all-level workshops which are suitable for beginners! where we show you how to create some amazing flower arrangements. We try to include many contemporary flower arrangements. Please come and join us. Wantage flower club members £8, Visitors £10 (please note, this does not include the contents of the requirements list). Please contact us to book, arrange payment and receive the requirements list. Thank you.

September 26, 2019
  • The Beacon Coffee Morning

    September 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX, UK

    The Beacon Coffee Morning

    Every Tuesday and Thursday 9.00am - Noon

    Just £2.50 for a tea or coffee AND a slice of cake!

  • Lester Piggott - Born to Ride Exhibition

    August 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - December 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    An exhibition celebrating champion jockey Lester Piggott.

    Life size bronze statue of Lester Piggott officially unveiled by Lester in the Museum's terrace area on Sunday 18th August*

    Free admission but donations welcome.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    *The museum is not open to the public on that date.

  • Contemporary Art Exhibition

    September 17, 2019 @ 9:30 am - September 28, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    A collection of contemporary art from local artist J C Clayton on display in the Museum's Dr VF Squires Gallery.

    Free admission but donations welcome.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Drop in Computer Help

    September 26, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7BB, United Kingdom

    A volunteer will be available to help with your computer queries. No need to pre book.

  • Stop Smoking Support Clinic

    September 26, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage OX12 7BB, UK

    Do you want to stop smoking, but need some help and advice on how to do this? Drop into the Stop Smoking Clinic, at Wantage Library every Thursday, and advisers from SmokeFreeLife Oxfordshire will be on hand to give you support on how to give up smoking! For more details,please ring 01865 238036!

  • Health Walk

    September 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    Join a friendly group of local walkers as they walk around the town. 
    All ages and abilities welcome, the walkers normally have 2 groups, one group does a longer walk and the other group does a shorter walk so no matter your ability there will be a walk perfect for you.

    Free to join, but please support the Vale And Downland Museum Cafe. The walkers normally stay for drinks (and cake) after the walk and have a good chat.

    For your first time joining the group please arrive around 10 minutes earlier as you will be required to fill in a join form.

    The health walkers meet at the Vale & Downland Museum at around 10am and aim to leave for the walk around 10.15.

  • New Age Kurling

    September 26, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Wantage Leisure Centre, Portway, Wantage, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 9BY, UK

    No need for Ice with this fun game, can be played seated or standing

    £2.50 including tea/coffee

    Just turn up or contact Ashley for more information
    01235 422219 ashley.chapman@southandvale.gov.uk

  • Pickleball

    September 26, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Better Wantage Leisure Centre, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BY, UK

    Play this fun racket sport that is a cross between Tennis and Badminton. Ideal for playing a racket sport without as much movement.

    £3.30 per session, try your first session for free

    Contact Alan 01235 766201 or just turn up

September 27, 2019
  • Lester Piggott - Born to Ride Exhibition

    August 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - December 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    An exhibition celebrating champion jockey Lester Piggott.

    Life size bronze statue of Lester Piggott officially unveiled by Lester in the Museum's terrace area on Sunday 18th August*

    Free admission but donations welcome.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    *The museum is not open to the public on that date.

  • Contemporary Art Exhibition

    September 17, 2019 @ 9:30 am - September 28, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    A collection of contemporary art from local artist J C Clayton on display in the Museum's Dr VF Squires Gallery.

    Free admission but donations welcome.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Wantage Country Market

    September 27, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am
    The Vale & Downland Museum, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, United Kingdom

    The best place to buy fresh homemade goodies such as jams, chutneys, cakes as well as home grown fruit, vegetables and flowers.

  • Friends of the VDM Day Trip to Winchester Cathedral

    September 27, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Seesen Way, Wantage OX12, UK

    Join the Friends of the Vale & Downland Museum for this day trip to Winchester Cathedral. Visit the stunning new exhibition Kings and Scribes: The Birth of a Nation


    The coach will leave Seesen Way (behind Wantage Library) at 9.30 am on Friday 27th September.  It will depart from Winchester at 4pm to return to Wantage.  
    You will be free to tour 3 levels and the 4 galleries of the exhibition have lunch in the Cathedral cafe or indeed visit the town for lunch and shopping.  

    The cost of the coach will be £18 for Friends and £20 for Visitors, no lunch or coffee is arranged as you are free to decide how to plan your day.

    Tickets available from the museum now.

    If you would like to find out more about the exhibition and the onsite cafe please go to the website www.winchester-cathedral.org.uk

  • MacMillan Coffee Morning Day!

    September 27, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage OX12 7BB, UK

    It's only a month to go until MacMillan Coffee Day at Wantage Library! Why not pop down and have a nibble and a natter, and raise some money for MacMillan Cancer Research! There will be lots of goodies on offer, so come and visit the Library before all the cakes get eaten.......!

  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon

    September 27, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 9BX

    Bring your little monkeys for a morning of fun and frolics diving in the ball pit, leaping on the bouncy castle and playing with the toys every Monday morning from 09.30am - 11.30am.

    £3.70 per child, £5.70 for two.

    http://beaconwantage.co.uk/activities

  • Letcombe Brook Bat Walk

    September 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    The Mix Community Space, 15 Mill St, Wantage OX12 9AB, UK

    Join us for a first Letcombe Brook Bat Walk!
    We will be exploring the banks of Letcombe Brook at night to see what creatures use it after dark. Wear warm waterproof clothing and walking boots or similar. Distance 1mile max, minimum age 7 yrs.
    Booking essential and as bat activity is very weather dependent no guarantees can be made!
    Meeting at The Mix at 7pm, finishing back at the Mix for hot drinks and biscuits.
    £3 per person
    To book contact Jo: 07768 767787 / wantagemix@gmail.com

September 28, 2019
  • Lester Piggott - Born to Ride Exhibition

    August 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - December 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    An exhibition celebrating champion jockey Lester Piggott.

    Life size bronze statue of Lester Piggott officially unveiled by Lester in the Museum's terrace area on Sunday 18th August*

    Free admission but donations welcome.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    *The museum is not open to the public on that date.

  • Contemporary Art Exhibition

    September 17, 2019 @ 9:30 am - September 28, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    A collection of contemporary art from local artist J C Clayton on display in the Museum's Dr VF Squires Gallery.

    Free admission but donations welcome.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Upcycle your t-shirts!

    September 28, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    The Mix Community Space, 15 Mill St, Wantage OX12 9AB, UK

    If your t-shirts are no longer wearable come and find out what else they could become!
    Find out how to make:

    no-sew bags, yoga style skirts for girls, turban style head bands, make up remover pads,
    children’s dress-up cape and t-shirt yarn.

    Pop in with your old t-shirts, or use some from our collection.
    This workshop is supported by funding from Oxfordshire County Council to help reduce textile waste.

    For more info contact Jo: 07768 767787 wantagemix@gmail.com

September 29, 2019
  • Lester Piggott - Born to Ride Exhibition

    August 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - December 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    An exhibition celebrating champion jockey Lester Piggott.

    Life size bronze statue of Lester Piggott officially unveiled by Lester in the Museum's terrace area on Sunday 18th August*

    Free admission but donations welcome.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    *The museum is not open to the public on that date.

September 30, 2019
  • Community Drop-In Cafe

    September 30, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Methodist Church Hall, 20 Newbury & Church St. OX12 8DA

    Open to all (wantagemethodist.org.uk)

  • Lester Piggott - Born to Ride Exhibition

    August 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - December 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    An exhibition celebrating champion jockey Lester Piggott.

    Life size bronze statue of Lester Piggott officially unveiled by Lester in the Museum's terrace area on Sunday 18th August*

    Free admission but donations welcome.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    *The museum is not open to the public on that date.

  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon

    September 30, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 9BX

    Bring your little monkeys for a morning of fun and frolics diving in the ball pit, leaping on the bouncy castle and playing with the toys every Monday morning from 09.30am - 11.30am.

    £3.70 per child, £5.70 for two.

    http://beaconwantage.co.uk/activities

  • Computer help

    September 30, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7BB, United Kingdom

    Need help surfing the net? Not sure how to create an email account? Online shopping or job application support? Our volunteer can help! For all your computer needs call 01235 762291 to book your FREE session

  • Stay, Play and Learn!

    September 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage OX12 7BB, UK

    Drop into Wantage Library for a friendly, gentle morning of playing & activities, and play with toys, sensory materials and books - Perfect for babies, toddlers and their families! No need to book, just drop in! These sessions are kindly supported by the Grove and Wantage Family Community Group!

  • Mosaic course

    September 30, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    The Mix Community Space, 15 Mill St, Wantage OX12 9AB, UK

    Learn how to turn recycled, pre-loved crockery into beautiful mosaics in this 5 week evening course.
    £60 per person, part funded places £30 and fully funded places also available thanks to support from Abingdon and Witney College, SFA and ESF
    To book contact Jo on 07768 767787 / wantagemix@gmail.com

    5 sessions: 23rd and 30th Sept, 7th, 14th, and 21st Oct

October 1, 2019
  • The Beacon Coffee Morning

    October 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX, UK

    The Beacon Coffee Morning

    Every Tuesday and Thursday 9.00am - Noon

    Just £2.50 for a tea or coffee AND a slice of cake!

  • Lester Piggott - Born to Ride Exhibition

    August 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - December 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    An exhibition celebrating champion jockey Lester Piggott.

    Life size bronze statue of Lester Piggott officially unveiled by Lester in the Museum's terrace area on Sunday 18th August*

    Free admission but donations welcome.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    *The museum is not open to the public on that date.

  • Wantage Art Group Exhibition

    October 1, 2019 @ 9:30 am - October 12, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    A collection of work from members of Wantage Art Group on display in the Museums Dr VF Squires Gallery.

    Free admission but donations welcome.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Walking Football

    October 1, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    East Hanney War Memorial Field

    New session starts 3 July 2018, come and join in the revolution for over 60's! Fun and fitness football at walking pace!

    £2 per session

    Contact Simone Passeri simone.passseri@southandvale.gov.uk
    07717326661

  • Yoga/Seated Yoga (60+)

    October 1, 2019 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
    Grove Adult learning building

    Gentle exercise for the over 60. Starts 10 July 2018

    £5 per session

    Contact Neeraj neeraj.hargun@southandvale.gov.uk
    07717346351

  • Monthly Craft Night

    October 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    The Mix Community Space, 15 Mill St, Wantage OX12 9AB, UK

    We welcome crafters of all ages and abilities to our social craft night, come along for a chance to meet people from the local community who enjoy crafting as much as you. All crafts welcome! We have knitters, crocheters, spinners, weavers, sewers and quilters plus more.
    A relaxed social evening. £3 per person.
    For more info contact Kirsty kirsty.rodger@hotmail.co.uk

  • Wantage Camera Club Evening

    October 1, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    Methodist Church, Newbury Street, Wantage, OX12 8DA

    This evening Wantage Camera Club will hold the third round of the Open Projected Image competition, and  club members may each enter up to three images.

    This is an excellent opportunity if you like to find out more about photography. An external judge will briefly discuss the weak and strong points of each image, and indicate how it could be improved.

    For more information about the club's programme see http://wantagecameraclub.co.uk/.

    All visitors very welcome; doors open at 7 pm. Please note: the fee for this talk is £3.

    Nearest parking: The Beacon, Portway, Wantage, OX12 9BU, with entrance to the church hall via Church Street.

October 2, 2019
  • Lester Piggott - Born to Ride Exhibition

    August 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - December 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    An exhibition celebrating champion jockey Lester Piggott.

    Life size bronze statue of Lester Piggott officially unveiled by Lester in the Museum's terrace area on Sunday 18th August*

    Free admission but donations welcome.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    *The museum is not open to the public on that date.

  • Wantage Art Group Exhibition

    October 1, 2019 @ 9:30 am - October 12, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    A collection of work from members of Wantage Art Group on display in the Museums Dr VF Squires Gallery.

    Free admission but donations welcome.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Drop in Computer help

    October 2, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7BB, United Kingdom

    A volunteer will be available to help with your computer queries. No need to pre book.

  • Weight Watchers

    October 2, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX, UK

  • Family History 1 to 1

    October 2, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7BB, United Kingdom

    Research your family history using our free online resources with the help of our volunteer expert. Pre book by email to wantage.library@oxfordshire.gov.uk or call 01235 762291

  • Rhymetime

    October 2, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7BB, United Kingdom

    Bring your little one along for our fun Rhymetime for the UnderFives! The Rhymetime is free, and there will be lots of nursery rhymes and songs! No need to book - just drop in! For more information, please phone 01235 762291, or message Wantage Library through Facebook!

  • Zumba Gold (60+)

    October 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Grove Village Hall, Main St, Grove, Wantage OX12 7JY, UK

    Get active with this dance party workout that moves at your pace

    £5

    Contact Neeraj to book 07717346351, neeraj.hargun@southandvale.gov.uk

  • Table Tennis (60+)

    October 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    East Hanney War Memorial Hall

    Join a casual group of players playing social games of Table Tennis

    £4 per session

    Contact Simone simone.passeri@southandvale.gov.uk
    07717326661

  • Rhymetime

    October 2, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7BB, United Kingdom

    Come and find out how to make your own paracord braceletfrom scratch! Suitable for children aged 8yrs upwards!  Please book your free ticket, by calling WantageLibrary on 01235 762291, or message us through Facebook.

  • Weight Watchers

    October 2, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX, UK

  • How to henna

    October 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    The Mix Community Space, 15 Mill St, Wantage OX12 9AB, UK

    Learn about making the paste, cones and creating designs with Tanya Vyas of The Henna Boutique. You will also get a full design by Tanya, as well as a practice kit!

    £35 per person, suitable for beginners.
    To book contact Jo: 07768 767787 / wantagemix@gmail.com

October 3, 2019
  • The Beacon Coffee Morning

    October 3, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX, UK

    The Beacon Coffee Morning

    Every Tuesday and Thursday 9.00am - Noon

    Just £2.50 for a tea or coffee AND a slice of cake!

  • Lester Piggott - Born to Ride Exhibition

    August 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - December 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    An exhibition celebrating champion jockey Lester Piggott.

    Life size bronze statue of Lester Piggott officially unveiled by Lester in the Museum's terrace area on Sunday 18th August*

    Free admission but donations welcome.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    *The museum is not open to the public on that date.

  • Wantage Art Group Exhibition

    October 1, 2019 @ 9:30 am - October 12, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    A collection of work from members of Wantage Art Group on display in the Museums Dr VF Squires Gallery.

    Free admission but donations welcome.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Drop in Computer Help

    October 3, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7BB, United Kingdom

    A volunteer will be available to help with your computer queries. No need to pre book.

  • Stop Smoking Support Clinic

    October 3, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage OX12 7BB, UK

    Do you want to stop smoking, but need some help and advice on how to do this? Drop into the Stop Smoking Clinic, at Wantage Library every Thursday, and advisers from SmokeFreeLife Oxfordshire will be on hand to give you support on how to give up smoking! For more details,please ring 01865 238036!

  • Health Walk

    October 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    Join a friendly group of local walkers as they walk around the town. 
    All ages and abilities welcome, the walkers normally have 2 groups, one group does a longer walk and the other group does a shorter walk so no matter your ability there will be a walk perfect for you.

    Free to join, but please support the Vale And Downland Museum Cafe. The walkers normally stay for drinks (and cake) after the walk and have a good chat.

    For your first time joining the group please arrive around 10 minutes earlier as you will be required to fill in a join form.

    The health walkers meet at the Vale & Downland Museum at around 10am and aim to leave for the walk around 10.15.

  • Knit & Natter

    October 3, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7BB, United Kingdom

    Come to the library and share your interest in knitting, crochet, needlework, tatting or any other textile work! Enjoy a chat over coffee and biscuits, then maybe borrow a book and get lots of ideas for your next project! No need to book, just drop in!

  • New Age Kurling

    October 3, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Wantage Leisure Centre, Portway, Wantage, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 9BY, UK

    No need for Ice with this fun game, can be played seated or standing

    £2.50 including tea/coffee

    Just turn up or contact Ashley for more information
    01235 422219 ashley.chapman@southandvale.gov.uk

  • Pickleball

    October 3, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Better Wantage Leisure Centre, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BY, UK

    Play this fun racket sport that is a cross between Tennis and Badminton. Ideal for playing a racket sport without as much movement.

    £3.30 per session, try your first session for free

    Contact Alan 01235 766201 or just turn up

October 4, 2019
  • Lester Piggott - Born to Ride Exhibition

    August 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - December 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    An exhibition celebrating champion jockey Lester Piggott.

    Life size bronze statue of Lester Piggott officially unveiled by Lester in the Museum's terrace area on Sunday 18th August*

    Free admission but donations welcome.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    *The museum is not open to the public on that date.

  • Wantage Art Group Exhibition

    October 1, 2019 @ 9:30 am - October 12, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    A collection of work from members of Wantage Art Group on display in the Museums Dr VF Squires Gallery.

    Free admission but donations welcome.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Wantage Country Market

    October 4, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am
    The Vale & Downland Museum, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, United Kingdom

    The best place to buy fresh homemade goodies such as jams, chutneys, cakes as well as home grown fruit, vegetables and flowers.

  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon

    October 4, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 9BX

    Bring your little monkeys for a morning of fun and frolics diving in the ball pit, leaping on the bouncy castle and playing with the toys every Monday morning from 09.30am - 11.30am.

    £3.70 per child, £5.70 for two.

    http://beaconwantage.co.uk/activities

October 5, 2019
  • Lester Piggott - Born to Ride Exhibition

    August 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - December 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    An exhibition celebrating champion jockey Lester Piggott.

    Life size bronze statue of Lester Piggott officially unveiled by Lester in the Museum's terrace area on Sunday 18th August*

    Free admission but donations welcome.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    *The museum is not open to the public on that date.

  • Wantage Art Group Exhibition

    October 1, 2019 @ 9:30 am - October 12, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    A collection of work from members of Wantage Art Group on display in the Museums Dr VF Squires Gallery.

    Free admission but donations welcome.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Repair Cafe

    October 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    The Mix Community Space, 15 Mill St, Wantage OX12 9AB, UK

    Don't chuck it - fix it!

    We have volunteer fixers ready to help you repair household and electrical items. As well as welcoming anyone popping in with things for fixing we'll be collecting broken electrical items to repair and sell on second-hand to reduce the amount ending up in landfill. If you have items to donate please contact Jo: 07768 767787 / wantagemix@gmail.com

    Please bring items before 12 noon
    Bring along items small enough for one person to carry and please back up your data!

  • Police Storytime!

    October 5, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage OX12 7BB, UK

    Come and join in with the fun at our Police Storytime! We will be having a special visit from Thames Valley Police, who will be giving lots of safety advice, and there will be police-themed stories and crafts! This storytime is suitable for children aged 3 - 12 yrs old! To book your free ticket, please either message Wantage Library through our Facebook page, or phone Wantage Library on 01235 762291!

October 6, 2019
  • Lester Piggott - Born to Ride Exhibition

    August 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - December 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    An exhibition celebrating champion jockey Lester Piggott.

    Life size bronze statue of Lester Piggott officially unveiled by Lester in the Museum's terrace area on Sunday 18th August*

    Free admission but donations welcome.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    *The museum is not open to the public on that date.

  • Wantage Art Group Exhibition

    October 1, 2019 @ 9:30 am - October 12, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    A collection of work from members of Wantage Art Group on display in the Museums Dr VF Squires Gallery.

    Free admission but donations welcome.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Scoop - Zero Waste pop-up

    October 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    The Mix Community Space, 15 Mill St, Wantage OX12 9AB, UK

    Fight plastic pollution and come and refill your own containers with a selection of dry goods and whole foods. Detergent refills also available from The Mix’s own SESI detergent refills.

    All our goods are sold by weight or volume so you can buy exactly what you need in any tub or container, reducing food waste, packaging waste and saving you money.

    Don’t have any spare containers? Don’t worry we’ll have a small selection for you to use on the day.

    We’ll be taking cash and card on the day.

October 7, 2019
  • Community Drop-In Cafe

    October 7, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Methodist Church Hall, 20 Newbury & Church St. OX12 8DA

    Open to all (wantagemethodist.org.uk)

  • Lester Piggott - Born to Ride Exhibition

    August 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - December 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    An exhibition celebrating champion jockey Lester Piggott.

    Life size bronze statue of Lester Piggott officially unveiled by Lester in the Museum's terrace area on Sunday 18th August*

    Free admission but donations welcome.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    *The museum is not open to the public on that date.

  • Wantage Art Group Exhibition

    October 1, 2019 @ 9:30 am - October 12, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    A collection of work from members of Wantage Art Group on display in the Museums Dr VF Squires Gallery.

    Free admission but donations welcome.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon

    October 7, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 9BX

    Bring your little monkeys for a morning of fun and frolics diving in the ball pit, leaping on the bouncy castle and playing with the toys every Monday morning from 09.30am - 11.30am.

    £3.70 per child, £5.70 for two.

    http://beaconwantage.co.uk/activities

  • Computer help

    October 7, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7BB, United Kingdom

    Need help surfing the net? Not sure how to create an email account? Online shopping or job application support? Our volunteer can help! For all your computer needs call 01235 762291 to book your FREE session

  • Stay, Play and Learn!

    October 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage OX12 7BB, UK

    Drop into Wantage Library for a friendly, gentle morning of playing & activities, and play with toys, sensory materials and books - Perfect for babies, toddlers and their families! No need to book, just drop in! These sessions are kindly supported by the Grove and Wantage Family Community Group!

  • Mosaic course

    October 7, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    The Mix Community Space, 15 Mill St, Wantage OX12 9AB, UK

    Learn how to turn recycled, pre-loved crockery into beautiful mosaics in this 5 week evening course.
    £60 per person, part funded places £30 and fully funded places also available thanks to support from Abingdon and Witney College, SFA and ESF
    To book contact Jo on 07768 767787 / wantagemix@gmail.com

    5 sessions: 23rd and 30th Sept, 7th, 14th, and 21st Oct

October 8, 2019
  • The Beacon Coffee Morning

    October 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX, UK

    The Beacon Coffee Morning

    Every Tuesday and Thursday 9.00am - Noon

    Just £2.50 for a tea or coffee AND a slice of cake!

  • Lester Piggott - Born to Ride Exhibition

    August 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - December 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    An exhibition celebrating champion jockey Lester Piggott.

    Life size bronze statue of Lester Piggott officially unveiled by Lester in the Museum's terrace area on Sunday 18th August*

    Free admission but donations welcome.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    *The museum is not open to the public on that date.

  • Wantage Art Group Exhibition

    October 1, 2019 @ 9:30 am - October 12, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    A collection of work from members of Wantage Art Group on display in the Museums Dr VF Squires Gallery.

    Free admission but donations welcome.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Walking Football

    October 8, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    East Hanney War Memorial Field

    New session starts 3 July 2018, come and join in the revolution for over 60's! Fun and fitness football at walking pace!

    £2 per session

    Contact Simone Passeri simone.passseri@southandvale.gov.uk
    07717326661

  • Reading Group

    October 8, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7BB, United Kingdom

    Join our Tuesday book group to chat about the books you love and those you love to hate!

  • Yoga/Seated Yoga (60+)

    October 8, 2019 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
    Grove Adult learning building

    Gentle exercise for the over 60. Starts 10 July 2018

    £5 per session

    Contact Neeraj neeraj.hargun@southandvale.gov.uk
    07717346351

  • Photography Talk by Kathy Chantler ARPS - 'The Agony and the Ecstacy'

    October 8, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    Methodist Church Hall, Newbury Street, Wantage, OX12 8DA

    Today Kathy Chantler will be at Wantage Camera Club to talk about the process she went through while preparing a panel of images to gain the Associate-ship of the Royal Photographic Society (ARPS). Such images must be based around a theme, and Kathy found hers when she spotted an abundance of distorted reflections in the area around Birmingham New Street Station; she describes these as a gift to the creative photographer. We look forward to a very interesting talk and exciting images.

    For more information about the club's programme see http://wantagecameraclub.co.uk/.

    All visitors very welcome. The visitor fee is £3 at the door. Doors open at 7 pm.

    Nearest parking: The Beacon, Portway, Wantage, OX12 9BU, with entrance to the church hall via Church Street.

October 9, 2019
  • Lester Piggott - Born to Ride Exhibition

    August 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - December 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    An exhibition celebrating champion jockey Lester Piggott.

    Life size bronze statue of Lester Piggott officially unveiled by Lester in the Museum's terrace area on Sunday 18th August*

    Free admission but donations welcome.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    *The museum is not open to the public on that date.

  • Wantage Art Group Exhibition

    October 1, 2019 @ 9:30 am - October 12, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    A collection of work from members of Wantage Art Group on display in the Museums Dr VF Squires Gallery.

    Free admission but donations welcome.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Drop in Computer help

    October 9, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7BB, United Kingdom

    A volunteer will be available to help with your computer queries. No need to pre book.

  • Weight Watchers

    October 9, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX, UK

  • Family History 1 to 1

    October 9, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7BB, United Kingdom

    Research your family history using our free online resources with the help of our volunteer expert. Pre book by email to wantage.library@oxfordshire.gov.uk or call 01235 762291

  • Rhymetime

    October 9, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7BB, United Kingdom

    Bring your little one along for our fun Rhymetime for the UnderFives! The Rhymetime is free, and there will be lots of nursery rhymes and songs! No need to book - just drop in! For more information, please phone 01235 762291, or message Wantage Library through Facebook!

  • Zumba Gold (60+)

    October 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Grove Village Hall, Main St, Grove, Wantage OX12 7JY, UK

    Get active with this dance party workout that moves at your pace

    £5

    Contact Neeraj to book 07717346351, neeraj.hargun@southandvale.gov.uk

  • Table Tennis (60+)

    October 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    East Hanney War Memorial Hall

    Join a casual group of players playing social games of Table Tennis

    £4 per session

    Contact Simone simone.passeri@southandvale.gov.uk
    07717326661

  • Rhymetime

    October 9, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7BB, United Kingdom

    Come and find out how to make your own paracord braceletfrom scratch! Suitable for children aged 8yrs upwards!  Please book your free ticket, by calling WantageLibrary on 01235 762291, or message us through Facebook.

  • Weight Watchers

    October 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX, UK

October 10, 2019
  • The Beacon Coffee Morning

    October 10, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX, UK

    The Beacon Coffee Morning

    Every Tuesday and Thursday 9.00am - Noon

    Just £2.50 for a tea or coffee AND a slice of cake!

  • Lester Piggott - Born to Ride Exhibition

    August 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - December 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    An exhibition celebrating champion jockey Lester Piggott.

    Life size bronze statue of Lester Piggott officially unveiled by Lester in the Museum's terrace area on Sunday 18th August*

    Free admission but donations welcome.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    *The museum is not open to the public on that date.

  • Wantage Art Group Exhibition

    October 1, 2019 @ 9:30 am - October 12, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    A collection of work from members of Wantage Art Group on display in the Museums Dr VF Squires Gallery.

    Free admission but donations welcome.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Drop in Computer Help

    October 10, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7BB, United Kingdom

    A volunteer will be available to help with your computer queries. No need to pre book.

  • Stop Smoking Support Clinic

    October 10, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage OX12 7BB, UK

    Do you want to stop smoking, but need some help and advice on how to do this? Drop into the Stop Smoking Clinic, at Wantage Library every Thursday, and advisers from SmokeFreeLife Oxfordshire will be on hand to give you support on how to give up smoking! For more details,please ring 01865 238036!

  • Health Walk

    October 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    Join a friendly group of local walkers as they walk around the town. 
    All ages and abilities welcome, the walkers normally have 2 groups, one group does a longer walk and the other group does a shorter walk so no matter your ability there will be a walk perfect for you.

    Free to join, but please support the Vale And Downland Museum Cafe. The walkers normally stay for drinks (and cake) after the walk and have a good chat.

    For your first time joining the group please arrive around 10 minutes earlier as you will be required to fill in a join form.

    The health walkers meet at the Vale & Downland Museum at around 10am and aim to leave for the walk around 10.15.

  • New Age Kurling

    October 10, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Wantage Leisure Centre, Portway, Wantage, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 9BY, UK

    No need for Ice with this fun game, can be played seated or standing

    £2.50 including tea/coffee

    Just turn up or contact Ashley for more information
    01235 422219 ashley.chapman@southandvale.gov.uk

  • Pickleball

    October 10, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Better Wantage Leisure Centre, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BY, UK

    Play this fun racket sport that is a cross between Tennis and Badminton. Ideal for playing a racket sport without as much movement.

    £3.30 per session, try your first session for free

    Contact Alan 01235 766201 or just turn up

October 11, 2019
  • Lester Piggott - Born to Ride Exhibition

    August 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - December 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    An exhibition celebrating champion jockey Lester Piggott.

    Life size bronze statue of Lester Piggott officially unveiled by Lester in the Museum's terrace area on Sunday 18th August*

    Free admission but donations welcome.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    *The museum is not open to the public on that date.

  • Wantage Art Group Exhibition

    October 1, 2019 @ 9:30 am - October 12, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    A collection of work from members of Wantage Art Group on display in the Museums Dr VF Squires Gallery.

    Free admission but donations welcome.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Wantage Country Market

    October 11, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am
    The Vale & Downland Museum, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, United Kingdom

    The best place to buy fresh homemade goodies such as jams, chutneys, cakes as well as home grown fruit, vegetables and flowers.

  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon

    October 11, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 9BX

    Bring your little monkeys for a morning of fun and frolics diving in the ball pit, leaping on the bouncy castle and playing with the toys every Monday morning from 09.30am - 11.30am.

    £3.70 per child, £5.70 for two.

    http://beaconwantage.co.uk/activities

  • Museum Book Group

    October 11, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    The Museum book group meet in the Museum Cafe every 2nd Friday of the Month.
    If you would like to join please leave your contact details at the Museum & the leader of the book group will contact you.
    Call 01235 771447 email vdmtourism@gmail.com or pop into the Museum

October 12, 2019
  • Lester Piggott - Born to Ride Exhibition

    August 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - December 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    An exhibition celebrating champion jockey Lester Piggott.

    Life size bronze statue of Lester Piggott officially unveiled by Lester in the Museum's terrace area on Sunday 18th August*

    Free admission but donations welcome.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    *The museum is not open to the public on that date.

  • Wantage Art Group Exhibition

    October 1, 2019 @ 9:30 am - October 12, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    A collection of work from members of Wantage Art Group on display in the Museums Dr VF Squires Gallery.

    Free admission but donations welcome.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Denim Day

    October 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    The Mix Community Space, 15 Mill St, Wantage OX12 9AB, UK

    Bring along your sewing machine and your old jeans and discover a multitude of ways you can give denim a new life!

    £10 per person
    To book contact Jo:
    07768 767787 / wantagemix@gmail.com

  • Saturday Reading Group!

    October 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage OX12 7BB, UK

    If you are in Years 5 and 6 at school, and you love reading, come along to our fun Saturday Reading Group! You will get to try lots of different books, meet new friends and eat chocolate digestives! For more information, please phone Wantage Library on 01235 762291.

  • Knit and Natter!

    October 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage OX12 7BB, UK

    Come to the library and share your interest in knitting, crochet, needlework, tatting or any other textile work! Enjoy a chat over coffee and biscuits, then maybe borrow a book and get lots of ideas for your next project! No need to book, just drop in!

  • Councillor Surgery in Wantage Library

    October 12, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage OX12 7BB, UK

    Cllr Jenny Hannaby will be available in Wantage Library, to ask for advice on council matters and issues, from 10.30am to 11.30am. No need to book, just drop in!

  • Crochet your own shopping bag

    October 12, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    The Mix Community Space, 15 Mill St, Wantage OX12 9AB, UK

    If you’ve got to grips with the basics and want to have a go at something new come along to this afternoon workshop and learn how to follow a pattern, increase and decrease stitch counts, and make yourself a shopping bag!

    £20 per person
    Fully funded places also available thanks to funding from Abingdon and Witney College, SFA and ESF

    For more info or to book contact Jo:

    wantagemix@gmail.com / 07768 767787

October 13, 2019
  • Lester Piggott - Born to Ride Exhibition

    August 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - December 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    An exhibition celebrating champion jockey Lester Piggott.

    Life size bronze statue of Lester Piggott officially unveiled by Lester in the Museum's terrace area on Sunday 18th August*

    Free admission but donations welcome.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    *The museum is not open to the public on that date.

October 14, 2019
  • Community Drop-In Cafe

    October 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Methodist Church Hall, 20 Newbury & Church St. OX12 8DA

    Open to all (wantagemethodist.org.uk)

  • Lester Piggott - Born to Ride Exhibition

    August 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - December 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    An exhibition celebrating champion jockey Lester Piggott.

    Life size bronze statue of Lester Piggott officially unveiled by Lester in the Museum's terrace area on Sunday 18th August*

    Free admission but donations welcome.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    *The museum is not open to the public on that date.

  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon

    October 14, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 9BX

    Bring your little monkeys for a morning of fun and frolics diving in the ball pit, leaping on the bouncy castle and playing with the toys every Monday morning from 09.30am - 11.30am.

    £3.70 per child, £5.70 for two.

    http://beaconwantage.co.uk/activities

  • Computer help

    October 14, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7BB, United Kingdom

    Need help surfing the net? Not sure how to create an email account? Online shopping or job application support? Our volunteer can help! For all your computer needs call 01235 762291 to book your FREE session

  • LiterArties Exhibition

    October 14, 2019 @ 9:30 am - November 2, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    Come and experience LiterArties and their images and words...
    Art exhibition in the Dr VF Squires gallery: 14th October to 2nd November

    As artists our styles include a wide range of styles, subject matter and mediums.

    As writers we cover a diverse range of subjects; from local history to transgenderism, psychological thrillers to children’s stories, gritty life to romantic escapism, and esoteric symbolism.

    Collectively, we are not only published authors and skilled artists, but also teachers, mentors, publishers and actively working in many other non-arts related professions.

    Free admission but check for workshop booking at the venue or on the www.literarties.com site.

  • Stay, Play and Learn!

    October 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage OX12 7BB, UK

    Drop into Wantage Library for a friendly, gentle morning of playing & activities, and play with toys, sensory materials and books - Perfect for babies, toddlers and their families! No need to book, just drop in! These sessions are kindly supported by the Grove and Wantage Family Community Group!

  • Make Lace Monday

    October 14, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    Have you ever wondered how lace is made?
    A small group of Wantage Lace Makers meet in the Museum Cafe every 2nd Monday of the Month, to show you how lace is made and to give you a chance to have a go yourself with one of their taster kits.
    Free admission but donations welcome.

  • Mosaic course

    October 14, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    The Mix Community Space, 15 Mill St, Wantage OX12 9AB, UK

    Learn how to turn recycled, pre-loved crockery into beautiful mosaics in this 5 week evening course.
    £60 per person, part funded places £30 and fully funded places also available thanks to support from Abingdon and Witney College, SFA and ESF
    To book contact Jo on 07768 767787 / wantagemix@gmail.com

    5 sessions: 23rd and 30th Sept, 7th, 14th, and 21st Oct

October 15, 2019
  • The Beacon Coffee Morning

    October 15, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX, UK

    The Beacon Coffee Morning

    Every Tuesday and Thursday 9.00am - Noon

    Just £2.50 for a tea or coffee AND a slice of cake!

  • Lester Piggott - Born to Ride Exhibition

    August 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - December 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    An exhibition celebrating champion jockey Lester Piggott.

    Life size bronze statue of Lester Piggott officially unveiled by Lester in the Museum's terrace area on Sunday 18th August*

    Free admission but donations welcome.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    *The museum is not open to the public on that date.

  • LiterArties Exhibition

    October 14, 2019 @ 9:30 am - November 2, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    Come and experience LiterArties and their images and words...
    Art exhibition in the Dr VF Squires gallery: 14th October to 2nd November

    As artists our styles include a wide range of styles, subject matter and mediums.

    As writers we cover a diverse range of subjects; from local history to transgenderism, psychological thrillers to children’s stories, gritty life to romantic escapism, and esoteric symbolism.

    Collectively, we are not only published authors and skilled artists, but also teachers, mentors, publishers and actively working in many other non-arts related professions.

    Free admission but check for workshop booking at the venue or on the www.literarties.com site.

  • Walking Football

    October 15, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    East Hanney War Memorial Field

    New session starts 3 July 2018, come and join in the revolution for over 60's! Fun and fitness football at walking pace!

    £2 per session

    Contact Simone Passeri simone.passseri@southandvale.gov.uk
    07717326661

  • Yoga/Seated Yoga (60+)

    October 15, 2019 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
    Grove Adult learning building

    Gentle exercise for the over 60. Starts 10 July 2018

    £5 per session

    Contact Neeraj neeraj.hargun@southandvale.gov.uk
    07717346351

  • Flower Demonstration: Do you see what I see? BB&O area demonstrator Anna Steven

    October 15, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Loyd Lindsay Rooms, High St, Ardington, Wantage OX12 8PS, UK

    If you love flowers, you will love what you can do at a flower club. We welcome visitors, especially visitors and those new to the area and we will make every effort to welcome you. Wantage flower club has younger members too!

    You will see BB&O area demonstrator Anna Steven create amazing flower arrangements and you might take one home with you because all the beautiful arrangements are raffled at the end of the evening!

    A new committee has added further events throughout this year including a NEW series of workshops on 4th Wednesdays of the month. You may have seen us at Wantage Flower Club, Grove Extravaganza or some of our members competing at flower shows around the country including the Blenheim Palace Flower Show. You can be as involved as you like as there are further events held by the BB&O area & by NAFAS. You can even go on holiday in the UK, Europe & next year India for the world flower show...

    Visitors £10 tonight for an entertaining night out!

    We are one of the top clubs in the country for our media so you can look and see what has happened at past events. You can welcome to contact us on wantageflowerclub@gmail.com or
    phone Catherine 07511840159 (text preferred please) or use other media.

    wantageflowerclub.wordpress.com is our website with publications and you can easily find the programme, next workshop & next demonstration.

    You can follow us on Facebook, you will find wantageflowerclub with many photos and you can find past publications by looking in the photo album section. This will show you what happens at our flower club from relaxing and enjoying leading flower arranging demonstrators showing how to create amazing designs on the 3rd Tuesday of the month 7pm for 7.30pm start - 10pm, to trying our NEW flower workshops every 4th Wednesday of the month 7pm - 9pm at Loyd Lindsay Rooms in Ardington. This year we had a day trip with Oxford flower club by coach to the London Design Centre to see the NAFAS Diamond Anniversary National Show and held a quiz at Grove Village Hall in August to raise funds for the flower club.

    We have recently set up Instagram so that you can follow wantageflowerclub and also have a twitter account.

    We hope you can join us and look forward to welcoming you to Wantage flower club.

  • Wantage Camera Club Evening

    October 15, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    Methodist Church, Newbury Street, Wantage, OX12 8DA

    This evening Wantage Camera Club will hold a practical session on portraiture. Please bring your cameras along!

    For more information about the club's programme see http://wantagecameraclub.co.uk/.

    All visitors very welcome; doors open at 7 pm. Please note: the fee for this talk is £3.

    Nearest parking: The Beacon, Portway, Wantage, OX12 9BU, with entrance to the church hall via Church Street.