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April 25, 2019
  • The Beacon Coffee Morning

    April 25, 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!

  • Drop in Computer Help

    April 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.

  • Stop Smoking Support Clinic

    April 25, 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 other Friday, 10am - 4pm, 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!

  • Sweaxhibition

    March 30, 2019 @ 9:30 am - April 30, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
    The Vale & Downland Museum, Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    A jointly curated exhibition from the Vale & Downland Museum and the Wantage Sweatbox celebrating over 50 years of Wantage youth club history.

    Free admission but donations welcome.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Stop Smoking

    April 25, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Grove Library School Lane Millbrook, Grove Wantage OX12 7LB

    Solutions4Health host a free to attend Stop Smoking session in Grove Library. They can help you give up for good - with support!

    Call the library on 01235 763841 to find out more.

    Every Thursday from 2pm-5pm. No need to book, just drop in.

  • New Age Kurling

    April 25, 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

    April 25, 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

April 26, 2019
  • Wantage Country Market

    April 26, 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

    April 26, 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

  • Sweaxhibition

    March 30, 2019 @ 9:30 am - April 30, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
    The Vale & Downland Museum, Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    A jointly curated exhibition from the Vale & Downland Museum and the Wantage Sweatbox celebrating over 50 years of Wantage youth club history.

    Free admission but donations welcome.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult.

April 27, 2019
  • Saturday Reading Group!

    April 27, 2019 @ 9:30 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.

  • Sweaxhibition

    March 30, 2019 @ 9:30 am - April 30, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
    The Vale & Downland Museum, Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    A jointly curated exhibition from the Vale & Downland Museum and the Wantage Sweatbox celebrating over 50 years of Wantage youth club history.

    Free admission but donations welcome.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • County Councillor Surgery

    April 27, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage OX12 7BB, UK

    Dropinto Wantage Library, for your chance to ask Cllr Jenny Hannaby for advice on council matters and issues of concern. For more information, please contact Wantage Library on 01235 762291.

  • Mario Lanza and Me

    April 27, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Wantage Parish Church OX12 8AQ

    Tenor John Hudson in 'Mario Lanza and Me' (Tribute in Song)

    with special guests Wantage in Harmony Community Gospel Choir at Wantage Parish Church OX12 8AQ 7.30pm Sat. 27 April. All tickets £12.50 from V and M Museum tel. 01235 771447, Bretts (Grove) 01235 763941 or jim@operaunmasked.com

    'The only thing bigger than John's thrilling voice is his personality'. (Limited seating please book early).

April 28, 2019
  • Sweaxhibition

    March 30, 2019 @ 9:30 am - April 30, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
    The Vale & Downland Museum, Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    A jointly curated exhibition from the Vale & Downland Museum and the Wantage Sweatbox celebrating over 50 years of Wantage youth club history.

    Free admission but donations welcome.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult.

April 29, 2019
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon

    April 29, 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

    April 29, 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

  • Sweaxhibition

    March 30, 2019 @ 9:30 am - April 30, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
    The Vale & Downland Museum, Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    A jointly curated exhibition from the Vale & Downland Museum and the Wantage Sweatbox celebrating over 50 years of Wantage youth club history.

    Free admission but donations welcome.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Stay, Play and Learn!

    April 29, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    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!

  • Oxfordshire Artweeks

    April 29, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Various

    Free exhibitions and open studios May 11 to May 19.

    Opening dates and times vary

    Many throughout the Vale. Details in Artweek guides from Museum, libraries and other outlets or on www.artweeks.org

  • National Trust Talk at Wantage Library!

    April 29, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage OX12 7BB, UK

    Rangers from the National Trust will be visting Wantage Library, to talk about the Ridgeway, the Ashdown Estate and West Oxfordshire.

     

    Please book your free ticket, by calling Wantage Library on (01235) 762291, or message us through Facebook.

April 30, 2019
  • The Beacon Coffee Morning

    April 30, 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!

  • Sweaxhibition

    March 30, 2019 @ 9:30 am - April 30, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
    The Vale & Downland Museum, Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    A jointly curated exhibition from the Vale & Downland Museum and the Wantage Sweatbox celebrating over 50 years of Wantage youth club history.

    Free admission but donations welcome.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Alfie Meets

    April 30, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    Join Alfie Bear as he meets different objects and people from Wantage past and present.

    Children will enjoy crafts, games and other fun activities.

    Alfie Meets is run by the museum's Learning Officer Mel and her education team volunteers, to make learning fun!

    These sessions are for under 5's, primarily aimed at 3-5 years but all under 5's are welcome to join in.

    To sign up call 01235 771447, email vdmtourism@gmail.com or pop into the museum.

    Suggested donation £1 per child.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Walking Football

    April 30, 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

  • Oxfordshire Artweeks

    April 30, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Various

    Free exhibitions and open studios May 11 to May 19.

    Opening dates and times vary

    Many throughout the Vale. Details in Artweek guides from Museum, libraries and other outlets or on www.artweeks.org

  • Yoga/Seated Yoga (60+)

    April 30, 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

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

    This evening club members have an opportunity to show their holiday photos, taken during the last twelve months; a maximum of five images may be brought in.

    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.

May 1, 2019
  • Drop in Computer help

    May 1, 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

    May 1, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX, UK

  • Family History 1 to 1

    May 1, 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

  • Zumba Gold (60+)

    May 1, 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+)

    May 1, 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

    May 1, 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.

  • Oxfordshire Artweeks

    May 1, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Various

    Free exhibitions and open studios May 11 to May 19.

    Opening dates and times vary

    Many throughout the Vale. Details in Artweek guides from Museum, libraries and other outlets or on www.artweeks.org

  • Edible hanging baskets

    May 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    The Mix Community Space, 15 Mill St, Wantage OX12 9AB, UK

    Plant up a hanging basket each using a selection of plants, including edible flowers and culinary herbs, and take your basket home with you!
    £20 per person, we can also offer part-funded places at £10 or fully funded places thanks to support from Abingdon and Witney College, the SFA and ESF.
    To book contact Jo: 07768 767787 / wantagemix@gmail.com

  • Weight Watchers

    May 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX, UK

May 2, 2019
  • The Beacon Coffee Morning

    May 2, 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!

  • Drop in Computer Help

    May 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.

  • Stop Smoking Support Clinic

    May 2, 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 other Friday, 10am - 4pm, 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!

  • Knit & Natter

    May 2, 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!

  • Oxfordshire Artweeks

    May 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Various

    Free exhibitions and open studios May 11 to May 19.

    Opening dates and times vary

    Many throughout the Vale. Details in Artweek guides from Museum, libraries and other outlets or on www.artweeks.org

  • New Age Kurling

    May 2, 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

    May 2, 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

May 3, 2019
  • Wantage Country Market

    May 3, 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

    May 3, 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

  • Oxfordshire Artweeks

    May 3, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Various

    Free exhibitions and open studios May 11 to May 19.

    Opening dates and times vary

    Many throughout the Vale. Details in Artweek guides from Museum, libraries and other outlets or on www.artweeks.org

May 4, 2019
  • Repair Cafe

    May 4, 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!

  • Oxfordshire Artweeks

    May 4, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Various

    Free exhibitions and open studios May 11 to May 19.

    Opening dates and times vary

    Many throughout the Vale. Details in Artweek guides from Museum, libraries and other outlets or on www.artweeks.org

  • Go with the grain - pallet upcycling workshop

    May 4, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    The Mix Community Space, 15 Mill St, Wantage OX12 9AB, UK

    Learn DIY skills while upcycling pallets; measuring, sawing and drilling to construct items such as spice racks and planters.
    First Saturday of each month, £12 per person
    Booking essential as spaces are limited, contact Jo: 07768 767787 / wantagemix@gmail.com

May 5, 2019
  • Abingdon Air and Country Show

    May 5, 2019
    Abingdon Airfield ( Dalton Barracks)

    Great family day out 3 hour flying display, Static aircraft, Model Flying aircraft , Classic and military vehicles, Live music and arena displays. Helicopter flights. Trade and craft stalls. Food and free parking . For prices and more information go to www.abingdonairandcountry.co.uk

  • Scoop - Zero Waste pop-up

    May 5, 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.

  • Oxfordshire Artweeks

    May 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Various

    Free exhibitions and open studios May 11 to May 19.

    Opening dates and times vary

    Many throughout the Vale. Details in Artweek guides from Museum, libraries and other outlets or on www.artweeks.org

  • Wantage Market Garden Plant and Cake Sale

    May 5, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Wantage Market Garden, Wantage Community Support Services, Charlton Village Road, Wantage, OX12 7HG

    The Wantage Market Garden Project is holding a plant sale, with herbs, veg and flower plants for sale, all grown by our gardeners, and all at reasonable prices. We will also have a cake sale, teas and coffees, garden trail, pebble hunt, kid’s crafts, and tombola. Entry is free. Money raised will go back into the garden which provides gardening opportunities for everyone.

    The Wantage Market Garden is a partnership project between Sustainable Wantage, Style Acre and Wantage Community Support Services. Unfortunately the site is not suitable for dogs.

    For further info contact Olwen at olwenbarlow@yahoo.co.uk

May 6, 2019
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon

    May 6, 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

    May 6, 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!

    May 6, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    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!

  • Oxfordshire Artweeks

    May 6, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Various

    Free exhibitions and open studios May 11 to May 19.

    Opening dates and times vary

    Many throughout the Vale. Details in Artweek guides from Museum, libraries and other outlets or on www.artweeks.org

May 7, 2019
  • The Beacon Coffee Morning

    May 7, 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!

  • Walking Football

    May 7, 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

  • Oxfordshire Artweeks

    May 7, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Various

    Free exhibitions and open studios May 11 to May 19.

    Opening dates and times vary

    Many throughout the Vale. Details in Artweek guides from Museum, libraries and other outlets or on www.artweeks.org

  • Yoga/Seated Yoga (60+)

    May 7, 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

    May 7, 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

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

    This evening Wantage Camera Club will hold two print competitions. For Round 2 of the 'Open Print' competition members may enter up to two prints; for 'Close-up or Still Life Print' only one image is allowed.

    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.

May 8, 2019
  • Drop in Computer help

    May 8, 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

    May 8, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX, UK

  • Smith & Jones Exhibition

    May 8, 2019 @ 9:30 am - May 18, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    Local artists Jill Smith & Patsy Jones are back at the museum with a new exhibition of their recent work as part of Oxfordshire Art Weeks.

    Original paintings, prints and hand-printed reduction linocuts by the artists, in a variety of media - watercolour, acrylic and oil, covering a variety of subject matter - local scenes, landscape, flowers, semi-abstract and images incorporating textural forms.

    Join Jill and Patsy for a Meet the Artist session on Friday 10th May from 10am-1pm.

    Admission to the museum is free but donations are welcomed. Suggested donation £2 adult and £1 child.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Family History 1 to 1

    May 8, 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

    May 8, 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+)

    May 8, 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+)

    May 8, 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

    May 8, 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.

  • Oxfordshire Artweeks

    May 8, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Various

    Free exhibitions and open studios May 11 to May 19.

    Opening dates and times vary

    Many throughout the Vale. Details in Artweek guides from Museum, libraries and other outlets or on www.artweeks.org

  • Quilting Demonstration!

    May 8, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage OX12 7BB, UK

    The Ridgeway Quilters will be showing you the basics of quilting, including techniques, materials and tools! To book your free ticket, please phone Wantage Library on 01235 762291, or message us through Facebook!

  • Weight Watchers

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

May 9, 2019
  • The Beacon Coffee Morning

    May 9, 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!

  • Smith & Jones Exhibition

    May 8, 2019 @ 9:30 am - May 18, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    Local artists Jill Smith & Patsy Jones are back at the museum with a new exhibition of their recent work as part of Oxfordshire Art Weeks.

    Original paintings, prints and hand-printed reduction linocuts by the artists, in a variety of media - watercolour, acrylic and oil, covering a variety of subject matter - local scenes, landscape, flowers, semi-abstract and images incorporating textural forms.

    Join Jill and Patsy for a Meet the Artist session on Friday 10th May from 10am-1pm.

    Admission to the museum is free but donations are welcomed. Suggested donation £2 adult and £1 child.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Drop in Computer Help

    May 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.

  • Stop Smoking Support Clinic

    May 9, 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 other Friday, 10am - 4pm, 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!

  • Oxfordshire Artweeks

    May 9, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Various

    Free exhibitions and open studios May 11 to May 19.

    Opening dates and times vary

    Many throughout the Vale. Details in Artweek guides from Museum, libraries and other outlets or on www.artweeks.org

  • New Age Kurling

    May 9, 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

    May 9, 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

  • The Great Museum Quiz Night

    May 9, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    Support the Vale & Downland Museum at The Great Museum Quiz Night!

    Enjoy an evening of fun and interesting trivia on topics such as music, geography and many more.

    Maximum of six people per team.
    Tickets £10 per person, available from the museum, ticket price includes a ploughman's supper!

    All proceeds will go towards the upkeep of the museum.
    This quiz evening is for over 18's only.

May 10, 2019
  • Smith & Jones Exhibition

    May 8, 2019 @ 9:30 am - May 18, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    Local artists Jill Smith & Patsy Jones are back at the museum with a new exhibition of their recent work as part of Oxfordshire Art Weeks.

    Original paintings, prints and hand-printed reduction linocuts by the artists, in a variety of media - watercolour, acrylic and oil, covering a variety of subject matter - local scenes, landscape, flowers, semi-abstract and images incorporating textural forms.

    Join Jill and Patsy for a Meet the Artist session on Friday 10th May from 10am-1pm.

    Admission to the museum is free but donations are welcomed. Suggested donation £2 adult and £1 child.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Wantage Country Market

    May 10, 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

    May 10, 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

  • Oxfordshire Artweeks

    May 10, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Various

    Free exhibitions and open studios May 11 to May 19.

    Opening dates and times vary

    Many throughout the Vale. Details in Artweek guides from Museum, libraries and other outlets or on www.artweeks.org

  • Museum Book Group

    May 10, 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

  • WSMC Musical Road Trip Concert

    May 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Old Mill Hall Grove, Thomas Hughes Uffington, Steventon Village Hall

    WSMC return to the stage this May with their next series of concerts, taking a musical road trip. It features songs from artists as diverse as The Beatles, Cher, Alisha Keys, Peter Gabriel and George Ezra. The concerts are taking place: Fri 10th May – Old Mill Hall, Grove, Sat 11th May – Thomas Hughes Memorial Hall, Uffington, Fri 17th May Steventon Village Hall –, Sat 18th May – Old Mill Hall, Grove Tickets are available NOW from www.WSMC-music.co.uk with an online offer.
    The concerts are taking place:
    Fri 10th May – Old Mill Hall, Grove,
    Sat 11th May – Thomas Hughes Memorial Hall, Uffington,
    Fri 17th May Steventon Village Hall,
    Sat 18th May – Old Mill Hall, Grove

May 11, 2019
  • Smith & Jones Exhibition

    May 8, 2019 @ 9:30 am - May 18, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    Local artists Jill Smith & Patsy Jones are back at the museum with a new exhibition of their recent work as part of Oxfordshire Art Weeks.

    Original paintings, prints and hand-printed reduction linocuts by the artists, in a variety of media - watercolour, acrylic and oil, covering a variety of subject matter - local scenes, landscape, flowers, semi-abstract and images incorporating textural forms.

    Join Jill and Patsy for a Meet the Artist session on Friday 10th May from 10am-1pm.

    Admission to the museum is free but donations are welcomed. Suggested donation £2 adult and £1 child.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Pallet DIY

    May 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    The Mix Community Space, 15 Mill St, Wantage OX12 9AB, UK

    Take apart pallets and turn them into something new in this one-day workshop, learning DIY and construction skills along the way. Whether you want to make a shoe rack, planter, bench, set of shelves or something different, bring along your idea and we'll have the power tools, pallets and expert advice and guidance ready!

    £40 per person, we can also offer part-funded places at £10 and fully funded places thanks to support from Abingdon and Witney College, the SFA and ESF.

    Spaces limited, to book contact Jo: 07768 767787 / wantagemix@gmail.com

  • Oxfordshire Artweeks

    May 11, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Various

    Free exhibitions and open studios May 11 to May 19.

    Opening dates and times vary

    Many throughout the Vale. Details in Artweek guides from Museum, libraries and other outlets or on www.artweeks.org

May 12, 2019
  • Smith & Jones Exhibition

    May 8, 2019 @ 9:30 am - May 18, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    Local artists Jill Smith & Patsy Jones are back at the museum with a new exhibition of their recent work as part of Oxfordshire Art Weeks.

    Original paintings, prints and hand-printed reduction linocuts by the artists, in a variety of media - watercolour, acrylic and oil, covering a variety of subject matter - local scenes, landscape, flowers, semi-abstract and images incorporating textural forms.

    Join Jill and Patsy for a Meet the Artist session on Friday 10th May from 10am-1pm.

    Admission to the museum is free but donations are welcomed. Suggested donation £2 adult and £1 child.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Oxfordshire Artweeks

    May 12, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Various

    Free exhibitions and open studios May 11 to May 19.

    Opening dates and times vary

    Many throughout the Vale. Details in Artweek guides from Museum, libraries and other outlets or on www.artweeks.org

May 13, 2019
  • Smith & Jones Exhibition

    May 8, 2019 @ 9:30 am - May 18, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    Local artists Jill Smith & Patsy Jones are back at the museum with a new exhibition of their recent work as part of Oxfordshire Art Weeks.

    Original paintings, prints and hand-printed reduction linocuts by the artists, in a variety of media - watercolour, acrylic and oil, covering a variety of subject matter - local scenes, landscape, flowers, semi-abstract and images incorporating textural forms.

    Join Jill and Patsy for a Meet the Artist session on Friday 10th May from 10am-1pm.

    Admission to the museum is free but donations are welcomed. Suggested donation £2 adult and £1 child.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon

    May 13, 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

    May 13, 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

  • Mini Music at the Museum

    May 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    Our under 5's music session has had a makeover!

    Still the same family friendly session with museum volunteers Sem, Maureen and Hazel.

    Join in with traditional songs and rhymes accompanied by live music played on a variety of instruments.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    Suggested donation of £1 per child.

  • Stay, Play and Learn!

    May 13, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    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!

  • Oxfordshire Artweeks

    May 13, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Various

    Free exhibitions and open studios May 11 to May 19.

    Opening dates and times vary

    Many throughout the Vale. Details in Artweek guides from Museum, libraries and other outlets or on www.artweeks.org

  • Make Lace Monday

    May 13, 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.

May 14, 2019
  • The Beacon Coffee Morning

    May 14, 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!

  • Smith & Jones Exhibition

    May 8, 2019 @ 9:30 am - May 18, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    Local artists Jill Smith & Patsy Jones are back at the museum with a new exhibition of their recent work as part of Oxfordshire Art Weeks.

    Original paintings, prints and hand-printed reduction linocuts by the artists, in a variety of media - watercolour, acrylic and oil, covering a variety of subject matter - local scenes, landscape, flowers, semi-abstract and images incorporating textural forms.

    Join Jill and Patsy for a Meet the Artist session on Friday 10th May from 10am-1pm.

    Admission to the museum is free but donations are welcomed. Suggested donation £2 adult and £1 child.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Walking Football

    May 14, 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

  • Oxfordshire Artweeks

    May 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Various

    Free exhibitions and open studios May 11 to May 19.

    Opening dates and times vary

    Many throughout the Vale. Details in Artweek guides from Museum, libraries and other outlets or on www.artweeks.org

  • Reading Group

    May 14, 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+)

    May 14, 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 Michael Krier, ARPS, MA: Now for Something Different

    May 14, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    Methodist Church Hall, Newbury Street, Wantage, OX12 8DA

    On 14th May Wantage Camera Club welcomes Michael Krier ARPS, MA who will take us through some of the issues he considered while studying for a Master’s degree. Do we make images to win awards and please judges? Might we learn from the world of professional and art photography and the photographic 'greats', to become better and more confident image makers in the era of social media? We look forward to seeing how Michael's thoughts influenced his subsequent photography.

    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.

May 15, 2019
  • Smith & Jones Exhibition

    May 8, 2019 @ 9:30 am - May 18, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    Local artists Jill Smith & Patsy Jones are back at the museum with a new exhibition of their recent work as part of Oxfordshire Art Weeks.

    Original paintings, prints and hand-printed reduction linocuts by the artists, in a variety of media - watercolour, acrylic and oil, covering a variety of subject matter - local scenes, landscape, flowers, semi-abstract and images incorporating textural forms.

    Join Jill and Patsy for a Meet the Artist session on Friday 10th May from 10am-1pm.

    Admission to the museum is free but donations are welcomed. Suggested donation £2 adult and £1 child.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Drop in Computer help

    May 15, 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

    May 15, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX, UK

  • Family History 1 to 1

    May 15, 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

    May 15, 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+)

    May 15, 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+)

    May 15, 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

    May 15, 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.

  • Oxfordshire Artweeks

    May 15, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Various

    Free exhibitions and open studios May 11 to May 19.

    Opening dates and times vary

    Many throughout the Vale. Details in Artweek guides from Museum, libraries and other outlets or on www.artweeks.org

  • Weight Watchers

    May 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX, UK

May 16, 2019
  • The Beacon Coffee Morning

    May 16, 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!

  • Smith & Jones Exhibition

    May 8, 2019 @ 9:30 am - May 18, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    Local artists Jill Smith & Patsy Jones are back at the museum with a new exhibition of their recent work as part of Oxfordshire Art Weeks.

    Original paintings, prints and hand-printed reduction linocuts by the artists, in a variety of media - watercolour, acrylic and oil, covering a variety of subject matter - local scenes, landscape, flowers, semi-abstract and images incorporating textural forms.

    Join Jill and Patsy for a Meet the Artist session on Friday 10th May from 10am-1pm.

    Admission to the museum is free but donations are welcomed. Suggested donation £2 adult and £1 child.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Drop in Computer Help

    May 16, 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

    May 16, 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 other Friday, 10am - 4pm, 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!

  • Reading Group

    May 16, 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

  • Oxfordshire Artweeks

    May 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Various

    Free exhibitions and open studios May 11 to May 19.

    Opening dates and times vary

    Many throughout the Vale. Details in Artweek guides from Museum, libraries and other outlets or on www.artweeks.org

  • New Age Kurling

    May 16, 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

    May 16, 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

May 17, 2019
  • Smith & Jones Exhibition

    May 8, 2019 @ 9:30 am - May 18, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    Local artists Jill Smith & Patsy Jones are back at the museum with a new exhibition of their recent work as part of Oxfordshire Art Weeks.

    Original paintings, prints and hand-printed reduction linocuts by the artists, in a variety of media - watercolour, acrylic and oil, covering a variety of subject matter - local scenes, landscape, flowers, semi-abstract and images incorporating textural forms.

    Join Jill and Patsy for a Meet the Artist session on Friday 10th May from 10am-1pm.

    Admission to the museum is free but donations are welcomed. Suggested donation £2 adult and £1 child.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Wantage Country Market

    May 17, 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

    May 17, 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

  • Oxfordshire Artweeks

    May 17, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Various

    Free exhibitions and open studios May 11 to May 19.

    Opening dates and times vary

    Many throughout the Vale. Details in Artweek guides from Museum, libraries and other outlets or on www.artweeks.org

  • Knit Knot & Natter at the Museum

    May 17, 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.

  • Nicola Cornick - Author Talk at Wantage Library!

    May 17, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage OX12 7BB, UK

    Nicola Cornick, international bestselling author of ‘TheWoman in the Lake’, ‘The House of Shadows’, and the Scandalous Women of the Tonseries, will be talking about her books and how she writes historical fiction!There will be an opportunity to purchase books on the night, courtesy of theMadHatter Bookshop, and Nicola will be signing books after the talk! Pleasebook your free ticket, by calling Wantage Library on 01235 762291, or messageus through Facebook.

May 18, 2019
  • Smith & Jones Exhibition

    May 8, 2019 @ 9:30 am - May 18, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    Local artists Jill Smith & Patsy Jones are back at the museum with a new exhibition of their recent work as part of Oxfordshire Art Weeks.

    Original paintings, prints and hand-printed reduction linocuts by the artists, in a variety of media - watercolour, acrylic and oil, covering a variety of subject matter - local scenes, landscape, flowers, semi-abstract and images incorporating textural forms.

    Join Jill and Patsy for a Meet the Artist session on Friday 10th May from 10am-1pm.

    Admission to the museum is free but donations are welcomed. Suggested donation £2 adult and £1 child.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Millets farm funday!

    May 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Millets Farm Centre Kingston Road Abingdon OX13 5HB

    Come and join us for our fundraising day at Millets Farm.

    We are dedicated to providing vital research into secondary spread breast cancer and are holding this fundraising day to raise as much money as possible.

    There will be a raffle and tombola with great prizes, stalls, face painting and more!

    Come along and join the fun!

  • Oxfordshire Artweeks

    May 18, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Various

    Free exhibitions and open studios May 11 to May 19.

    Opening dates and times vary

    Many throughout the Vale. Details in Artweek guides from Museum, libraries and other outlets or on www.artweeks.org

May 19, 2019
  • Oxfordshire Artweeks

    May 19, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Various

    Free exhibitions and open studios May 11 to May 19.

    Opening dates and times vary

    Many throughout the Vale. Details in Artweek guides from Museum, libraries and other outlets or on www.artweeks.org

May 20, 2019
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon

    May 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

  • Computer help

    May 20, 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!

    May 20, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    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!

  • Alfie Meets

    May 20, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
    Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

    Join Alfie Bear as he meets different objects and people from Wantage past and present.

    Children will enjoy crafts, games and other fun activities.

    Alfie Meets is run by the museum's Learning Officer Mel and her education team volunteers, to make learning fun!

    These sessions are for under 5's, primarily aimed at 3-5 years but all under 5's are welcome to join in.

    To sign up call 01235 771447, email vdmtourism@gmail.com or pop into the museum.

    Suggested donation £1 per child.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

May 21, 2019
  • The Beacon Coffee Morning

    May 21, 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!

  • Walking Football

    May 21, 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+)

    May 21, 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

May 22, 2019
  • Drop in Computer help

    May 22, 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

    May 22, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX, UK

  • Family History 1 to 1

    May 22, 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

    May 22, 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+)

    May 22, 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+)

    May 22, 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

    May 22, 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

    May 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX, UK

May 23, 2019
  • The Beacon Coffee Morning

    May 23, 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!

  • Drop in Computer Help

    May 23, 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

    May 23, 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 other Friday, 10am - 4pm, 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!

  • New Age Kurling

    May 23, 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

    May 23, 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

May 24, 2019
  • Wantage Country Market

    May 24, 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

    May 24, 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

  • Johannes Von Stumm - Sculptor Talk

    May 24, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage OX12 7BB, UK

    Renowned international sculptor and President of the OxfordArt Society, Johannes Von Stumm, will be talking about his life and work as asculptor, and the different materials that he chooses to sculpt with! Pleasebook your free ticket, by calling Wantage Library on 01235 762291, or messageus through Facebook.