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October 2018

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1
  • Wantage Art Group Exhibition
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Computer help
  • Water|colour, Acrylic and Yarn Exhibition
  • Stay, Play and Learn!
  • 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!
2
  • The Beacon Coffee Morning
  • Wantage Art Group Exhibition
  • Water|colour, Acrylic and Yarn Exhibition
  • Walking Football
  • Yoga/Seated Yoga (60+)
  • Wantage Camera Club Evening
3
  • Wantage Art Group Exhibition
  • Drop in Computer help
  • Weight Watchers
  • Water|colour, Acrylic and Yarn Exhibition
  • Family History 1 to 1
  • Rhymetime
  • Zumba Gold (60+)
  • Table Tennis (60+)
  • Rhymetime
  • Weight Watchers
4
  • The Beacon Coffee Morning
  • Wantage Art Group Exhibition
  • Drop in Computer Help
  • Water|colour, Acrylic and Yarn Exhibition
  • Knit & Natter
  • Talking to the Gods - Discussions with deities in ancient Rome, Greece, Egypt and Mesopotamia
  • New Age Kurling
  • Pickleball
  • Crochet for beginners
  • LEGO® Evening for Grown Ups!
5
  • Wantage Art Group Exhibition
  • Wantage Country Market
  • Water|colour, Acrylic and Yarn Exhibition
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Stop Smoking Support Clinic
  • Flower festival
6
  • Wantage Art Group Exhibition
  • Water|colour, Acrylic and Yarn Exhibition
  • Repair Cafe
  • Saturday Storytime!
7
  • Scoop - Zero Waste pop-up
  • Wantage Market Garden plant and cake sale
8
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Computer help
  • Water|colour, Acrylic and Yarn Exhibition
  • Music Monday
  • Stay, Play and Learn!
  • 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
  • 9
    • The Beacon Coffee Morning
    • Water|colour, Acrylic and Yarn Exhibition
    • Walking Football
    • Reading Group
    • Yoga/Seated Yoga (60+)
    • My Life My Choice Self-Advocacy Group
    • Wantage Camera Club Evening
    10
    • Drop in Computer help
    • Weight Watchers
    • Water|colour, Acrylic and Yarn Exhibition
    • Family History 1 to 1
    • Rhymetime
    • Zumba Gold (60+)
    • Table Tennis (60+)
    • Rhymetime
    • Weight Watchers
    • Beginners Knitting
    11
    • The Beacon Coffee Morning
    • Drop in Computer Help
    • Water|colour, Acrylic and Yarn Exhibition
    • Saving Millions - Life Changing Post War Development at Grove Airfield
    • New Age Kurling
    • Pickleball
    • Crochet for beginners
    12
    • Wantage Country Market
    • Water|colour, Acrylic and Yarn Exhibition
    • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
    • Museum Book Group
    13
    • Water|colour, Acrylic and Yarn Exhibition
    • Saturday Storytime!
    14
    • Mosaic Workshop
    15
    • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
    • Computer help
    • Stay, Play and Learn!
    • 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!
    16
    • The Beacon Coffee Morning
    • Walking Football
    • Yoga/Seated Yoga (60+)
    • Wantage Camera Club Evening
    17
    • Drop in Computer help
    • Weight Watchers
    • Family History 1 to 1
    • Rhymetime
    • Zumba Gold (60+)
    • Table Tennis (60+)
    • Rhymetime
    • Weight Watchers
    • Beginners Knitting
    18
    • The Beacon Coffee Morning
    • Installing and Using Apps on your Tablet or Smartphone
    • Drop in Computer Help
    • Reading Group
    • New Age Kurling
    • Pickleball
    19
    • Emergency First Aid at Work - one day training course
    • Wantage Country Market
    • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
    • Stop Smoking Support Clinic
    • Knit Knot & Natter at the Museum
    • WSMC Presents That 70’s Concert
    20
    • Pallet DIY workshop
    • Saturday Storytime!
    • Autumn Ceilidh! (Barn Dance)
    21
    • Apple pressing
    • Keggie Carew in Conversation with Mary Loudon
    • Linda Parker ‘Woodbine Willie’
    • Lucy Newlyn in Conversation with Poet Jenny Lewis ‘Diary of a Bi-Polar Explorer’
    • Ghost Walk with Mike White
    22
    • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
    • Computer help
    • Stay, Play and Learn!
    • 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!
  • Polish Storytime and Craft!
  • 23
    • The Beacon Coffee Morning
    • Board Game Cafe!
    • Roald Dahl Activity Day
    • Walking Football
    • Yoga/Seated Yoga (60+)
    • Wantage Camera Club Evening
    24
    • Drop in Computer help
    • Weight Watchers
    • Family History 1 to 1
    • Zumba Gold (60+)
    • Roald Dahl Activity Day
    • Table Tennis (60+)
    • Kita Mitchell - Local Auithor Talk!
    • Felt mice and other small creatures
    • 200 Words
    • Weight Watchers
    • Beginners Knitting
    • Local Voices – Adults with Compere Marti Leimbach
    • Ghost Walk with Mike White
    25
    • The Beacon Coffee Morning
    • Drop in Computer Help
    • New Age Kurling
    • Pickleball
    • Crochet for beginners
    26
    • Wantage Country Market
    • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
    • Bedtime Stories!
    27
    • Trev's Silver Jewellery Workshop
    • Saturday Storytime!
    28
    29
    • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
    • Computer help
    • Stay, Play and Learn!
    • 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!
    30
    • The Beacon Coffee Morning
    • Drawing and Washes Art Classes
    • Walking Football
    • Yoga/Seated Yoga (60+)
    • Talk by Richard Wakefield on 'Cinematic Photography'
    31
    • Drop in Computer help
    • Weight Watchers
    • Family History 1 to 1
    • Rhymetime
    • Zumba Gold (60+)
    • Table Tennis (60+)
    • Rhymetime
    • Weight Watchers
    • 'Green Drinks' Sustainable Wantage Social

    Wantage Events List

    October 23, 2018
    • The Beacon Coffee Morning

      October 23, 2018 @ 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!

    • Board Game Cafe!

      October 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
      Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage OX12 7BB, UK

      Join us at Wantage Library for a relaxed session playing board games! All ages are welcome - bring your friends or family, or come along on your own! We will provide the board games, but we would love it if you want to bring your own too! It's totally free - no need to book, just drop in! For more information, please ring Wantage Library on 01235 762291!

    • Roald Dahl Activity Day

      October 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
      The Vale & Downland Museum, Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

      Join the Vale and Downland team for a fun-filled and family-friendly day celebrating the life of Roald Dahl. BFG dream bottles, revolting rhymes and a fancy-dress competition are amongst the many activities taking place.
      Keep an eye on our website www.wantageliteraryfestival.co.uk for a schedule of the day’s activities!

      This is a free event thanks to sponsorship from Midcounties Co-operative, although donations would be welcome.

      All ages welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    • Walking Football

      October 23, 2018 @ 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 23, 2018 @ 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

      October 23, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
      Methodist Church Hall, Newbury Street, Wantage, OX12 8DA

      Tonight images from the 'GB Cup' will be shown; a standard to aspire to in our own photography...

      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 24, 2018
    • Drop in Computer help

      October 24, 2018 @ 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 24, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
      The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX, UK

    • Family History 1 to 1

      October 24, 2018 @ 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+)

      October 24, 2018 @ 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

    • Roald Dahl Activity Day

      October 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
      The Vale & Downland Museum, Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

      After such a massive demand for the Roald Dahl Activity Day on Tuesday 23rd October, the team from Wantage Literary Festival and the Museum team are extending the fun to include some timed pre-booked sessions on Wednesday 24th October.

      There are 3 hour long sessions taking place 10am-11am, 11am-12pm & 12pm-1pm.

      To book your tickets please visit https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/whats-on/wantage/the-vale/roald-dahl-themed-activity-day tickets are free but you must have tickets to attend. Please note each person attending will need a ticket, this includes adults, children and babies.
      Join the Vale and Downland team for a fun-filled and family-friendly day celebrating the life of Roald Dahl. BFG dream bottles, revolting rhymes and a fancy-dress competition are amongst the many activities taking place.

      This is a free event thanks to sponsorship from Midcounties Co-operative, although donations would be welcome.

      All ages welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    • Table Tennis (60+)

      October 24, 2018 @ 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

    • Kita Mitchell - Local Auithor Talk!

      October 24, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
      Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage OX12 7BB, UK

      Localchildren’s author, Kita Mitchell, will be visiting Wantage Library to talkabout her ‘Grandma Dangerous’ books – there will also be some fun games, andKita will be signing books after the session! This event is suitable forchildren aged between 5 to 12 years old who are prepared for an adventure! Pleasebook your free ticket by calling Wantage Library on 01235 762291!

    • Felt mice and other small creatures

      October 24, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
      The Mix Community Space, 15 Mill St, Wantage OX12 9AB, UK

      Turn scrap felt, ribbon and lace into hand-sewn mice and other small creatures in this upcycling workshop.
      All materials provided from our Resource Bank.

      £5 per person, to book contact Jo: 07768 767787 / joharvey100@gmail.co

    • 200 Words

      October 24, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
      The Vale & Downland Museum, Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

      A Competition for budding creative writers and poets. 

      The top 9 entries will have the opportunity to perform their readings at the Vale and Downland Museum.  


      Small prize for each age group’s runner-up and winner (9 and under, 10-13 and 14+) and a prize for the overall winner and their school. 
      To find out more contact WantageLitFestCompetitions@Gmail.com by 30th September.

    • Weight Watchers

      October 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX, UK

    • Beginners Knitting

      October 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
      The Mix Community Space, 15 Mill St, Wantage OX12 9AB, UK

      An introductory course covering all the basic skills: casting on and off, the knit stitch, the purl stitch, how to create stitch patterns using knit and purl, working in rows and rounds, and increasing and decreasing techniques for simple shaping.
      By the end of the course we will be following a simple knitting pattern.

      £40 per person, part funded places £20, and fully funded places also available thanks to support from Abingdon adn Witney College, SFA and ESF

      For more info or to book contact Jo
      joharvey100@gmail.com / 07768 767787

      Session 3 of 5, following sessions: 7th Nov, 14th Nov

    • Local Voices – Adults with Compere Marti Leimbach

      October 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
      The Vale & Downland Museum, Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

      Local poets, novelists and flash fiction fans, grab your 5 minutes of fame. Take centre stage and share your writing with Wantage. To find out more contact WantageLitFestCompetitions@Gmail.com by 30th September. Limited slots so register your interest now.

      Marti Leimbach is an American fiction writer. Her first novel, Dying Young (1990), was an international bestseller and the basis of the film, Dying Young, starring Julia Roberts. Marti's other novels include Sun Dial Street (1992) and Love and Houses (1997). Her latest book Daniel Isn't Talking (2006), is partially autobiographical derived from her real-life experience as a mother of an autistic child.

      Age 18+.
       **Performers free. Audience £5 **

      Audience tickets available from the Museum or online via http://www.wantageliteraryfestival.co.uk/2018-programme/local-voices/

      This event is part of Wantage Literary Festival.

    • Ghost Walk with Mike White

      October 24, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
      The Vale & Downland Museum, Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

      Local ghost expert Mike White is hosting his very popular Ghost Walks as part of the Wantage Literary Festival.

      Starting at the Museum Mike will take you on a walk around the town exploring the darker side of Wantage.

      Tickets are £5 per person and available from the Museum or online via http://www.wantageliteraryfestival.co.uk/2018-programme/ghost-pub-walks/

      Spaces are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.

      Under 18's must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

    October 25, 2018
    • The Beacon Coffee Morning

      October 25, 2018 @ 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

      October 25, 2018 @ 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.

    • New Age Kurling

      October 25, 2018 @ 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 25, 2018 @ 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

    • Crochet for beginners

      October 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
      The Mix Community Space, 15 Mill St, Wantage OX12 9AB, UK

      From how to hold a hook and different sizes of hooks and wools to the basic stitches. By the end of this course you will be crocheting in rows and in rounds, creating granny squares and reading basic patterns.

      £40 per person, part funded places £20, and fully funded places also available thanks to support from Abingdon and Witney College, SFA and ESF.

      For more info or to book contact Jo: joharvey100@gmail.com / 07768 767787

      Session 3 of 5
      Following sessions: 1st Nov, 8th Nov

    October 26, 2018
    • Wantage Country Market

      October 26, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am
      The Vale & Downland Museum, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, United Kingdom

    • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon

      October 26, 2018 @ 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

    • Bedtime Stories!

      October 26, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
      Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage OX12 7BB, UK

      Comeand join in with the fun and your favourite bedtime stories – teddies areinvited too! This event is suitable for children aged between 3 to 10 yearsold! Please book your free ticket by calling Wantage Library on 01235 762291!

    October 27, 2018
    • Trev's Silver Jewellery Workshop

      October 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
      The Mix Community Space, 15 Mill St, Wantage OX12 9AB, UK

      Create beautiful jewellery in this fun workshop with a professional goldsmith. All materials, tools and guidance will be provided to help you design and make a unique piece of jewellery which you will take away at the end of the session.
      Booking essential - contact Trev Edwards: 07805 842192 or email trev.edwards39@gmail.com

      £30 per person, per session, to include one item of jewellery.

    • Saturday Storytime!

      October 27, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
      Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage OX12 7BB, UK

      Come and join in with our fun storytime every Saturday morning! Suitable for children aged between 3 to 8 years old! No need to book, just drop in! For more details, please phone Wantage Library on 01235 762291!

    October 29, 2018
    • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon

      October 29, 2018 @ 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 29, 2018 @ 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 29, 2018 @ 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!
    October 30, 2018
    • The Beacon Coffee Morning

      October 30, 2018 @ 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!

    • Drawing and Washes Art Classes

      October 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:15 pm

      Local artist Vicky Vergou is bringing her very popular art classes back to the Museum.

      Pencil, ink and watercolour washes

      TUESDAYS 10am - 1.15pm (15 min break)

      Starting 30th October 2018

      30 October and 6, 13, 20, 27 November

      At the Vale & Downland Museum

      5-week course: £115 (3hours)

      For more information and to register please contact Vicky directly

      • email: v.vergou@gmail.com 
      • 07811450567
    • Walking Football

      October 30, 2018 @ 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 30, 2018 @ 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

    • Talk by Richard Wakefield on 'Cinematic Photography'

      October 30, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
      Methodist Church Hall, Newbury Street, Wantage, OX12 8DA

      This evening Wantage Camera Club welcomes Oxford based photographer Richard Wakefield. His early career as a cinematographer won him a number of awards. Richard then made a smooth transition into photography and lighting, and tonight he will talk about his work for fine art photographer Kirsty Mitchell, fine art and fashion photographer Bella Kotak, and others, and explain in which way this has changed how he approaches shoots, and processes photos.

      For a preview of Richard's work see http://richard-wakefield.co.uk/.

      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 31, 2018
    • Drop in Computer help

      October 31, 2018 @ 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 31, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
      The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX, UK

    • Family History 1 to 1

      October 31, 2018 @ 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 31, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
      Wantage Library

      Bring your little one along for nursery rhymes and songs.

    • Zumba Gold (60+)

      October 31, 2018 @ 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 31, 2018 @ 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 31, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
      Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7BB, United Kingdom

      Bring your little one along for nursery rhymes and song!

    • Weight Watchers

      October 31, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX, UK

    • 'Green Drinks' Sustainable Wantage Social

      October 31, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
      The Mix Community Space, 15 Mill St, Wantage OX12 9AB, UK

      Informal get together for those interested in the environment, energy, local food, nature or just meeting some nice local people! All welcome, bring your own tipple.
      This month Waste and Recycling Officer Ellie Bunn will be joining us for ‘Let’s Talk Rubbish', covering what can go into each of the bins you have at home and what happens to the waste/recycling after it has been collected. If there are items you're not sure on if they can be recycled or not feel free to bring them along to the talk/discussion.

    November 1, 2018
    • The Beacon Coffee Morning

      November 1, 2018 @ 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

      November 1, 2018 @ 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.

    • Knit & Natter

      November 1, 2018 @ 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

      November 1, 2018 @ 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

      November 1, 2018 @ 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

    • Crochet for beginners

      November 1, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
      The Mix Community Space, 15 Mill St, Wantage OX12 9AB, UK

      From how to hold a hook and different sizes of hooks and wools to the basic stitches. By the end of this course you will be crocheting in rows and in rounds, creating granny squares and reading basic patterns.

      £40 per person, part funded places £20, and fully funded places also available thanks to support from Abingdon and Witney College, SFA and ESF.

      For more info or to book contact Jo: joharvey100@gmail.com / 07768 767787

      Session 4 of 5
      Following session: 8th Nov

    November 2, 2018
    • Wantage Country Market

      November 2, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am
      The Vale & Downland Museum, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, United Kingdom

    • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon

      November 2, 2018 @ 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

    • Exploring Drawing

      November 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:15 pm
      The Vale & Downland Museum, Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

      Local artist Vicky Vergou is back in the Museum with her very popular art classes.

      Exploring Drawing with special attention to line and composition, pencil, pen and charcoal.

      Three week course of 3 hour sessions £70.00. Drop-in sessions available at £30 each.

      For more in formation and to book please contact Vicky directly v.vergou@gmail.com or 07811450567

      Friday 2nd November, Friday 8th November & Friday 16th November.
      10am - 1.15pm 

    • Stop Smoking Support Clinic

      November 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 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!

    November 3, 2018
    • Repair Cafe

      November 3, 2018 @ 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, or if you would like to train up as a repairer, please contact Jo:
      07768 767787 / joharvey100@gmail.com.

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

    • Saturday Storytime!

      November 3, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
      Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage OX12 7BB, UK

      Come and join in with our fun storytime every Saturday morning! Suitable for children aged between 3 to 8 years old! No need to book, just drop in! For more details, please phone Wantage Library on 01235 762291!

    November 4, 2018
    • Scoop - Zero Waste pop-up

      November 4, 2018 @ 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.

    November 5, 2018
    • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon

      November 5, 2018 @ 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

      November 5, 2018 @ 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!

      November 5, 2018 @ 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!
    November 6, 2018
    • The Beacon Coffee Morning

      November 6, 2018 @ 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!

    • Drawing and Washes Art Classes

      November 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:15 pm
      The Vale & Downland Museum, Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

      Local artist Vicky Vergou is bringing her very popular art classes back to the Museum.

      Pencil, ink and watercolour washes

      TUESDAYS 10am - 1.15pm (15 min break)

      Starting 30th October 2018

      30 October and 6, 13, 20, 27 November

      At the Vale & Downland Museum

      5-week course: £115 (3hours)

      For more information and to register please contact Vicky directly

      • email: v.vergou@gmail.com 
      • 07811450567
    • Walking Football

      November 6, 2018 @ 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+)

      November 6, 2018 @ 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

      November 6, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
      Methodist Church Hall, Newbury Street, Wantage, OX12 8DA

      Tonight the annual Photo Trek competition will take place. This year members were asked to take 20 images on specific subjects during the months of August and September. Images had to be taken anywhere in Oxfordshire.

      This is an internal club competition, judged by a panel of three non-competing members.

      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.

    November 7, 2018
    • Drop in Computer help

      November 7, 2018 @ 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

      November 7, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
      The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX, UK

    • Family History 1 to 1

      November 7, 2018 @ 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

      November 7, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
      Wantage Library

      Bring your little one along for nursery rhymes and songs.

    • Zumba Gold (60+)

      November 7, 2018 @ 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+)

      November 7, 2018 @ 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

      November 7, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
      Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7BB, United Kingdom

      Bring your little one along for nursery rhymes and song!

    • Weight Watchers

      November 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX, UK

    • Beginners Knitting

      November 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
      The Mix Community Space, 15 Mill St, Wantage OX12 9AB, UK

      An introductory course covering all the basic skills: casting on and off, the knit stitch, the purl stitch, how to create stitch patterns using knit and purl, working in rows and rounds, and increasing and decreasing techniques for simple shaping.
      By the end of the course we will be following a simple knitting pattern.

      £40 per person, part funded places £20, and fully funded places also available thanks to support from Abingdon adn Witney College, SFA and ESF

      For more info or to book contact Jo
      joharvey100@gmail.com / 07768 767787

      Session 4 of 5, following session; 14th Nov

    November 8, 2018
    • The Beacon Coffee Morning

      November 8, 2018 @ 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

      November 8, 2018 @ 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.

    • New Age Kurling

      November 8, 2018 @ 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

      November 8, 2018 @ 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

    • Crochet for beginners

      November 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
      The Mix Community Space, 15 Mill St, Wantage OX12 9AB, UK

      From how to hold a hook and different sizes of hooks and wools to the basic stitches. By the end of this course you will be crocheting in rows and in rounds, creating granny squares and reading basic patterns.

      £40 per person, part funded places £20, and fully funded places also available thanks to support from Abingdon and Witney College, SFA and ESF.

      For more info or to book contact Jo: joharvey100@gmail.com / 07768 767787

      Session 5 of 5

    November 9, 2018
    • Wantage Country Market

      November 9, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am
      The Vale & Downland Museum, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, United Kingdom

    • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon

      November 9, 2018 @ 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

    • Exploring Drawing

      November 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:15 pm
      The Vale & Downland Museum, Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

      Local artist Vicky Vergou is back in the Museum with her very popular art classes.

      Exploring Drawing with special attention to line and composition, pencil, pen and charcoal.

      Three week course of 3 hour sessions £70.00. Drop-in sessions available at £30 each.

      For more in formation and to book please contact Vicky directly v.vergou@gmail.com or 07811450567

      Friday 2nd November, Friday 8th November & Friday 16th November.
      10am - 1.15pm 

    • Museum Book Group

      November 9, 2018 @ 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

    November 10, 2018
    • Saturday Storytime!

      November 10, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
      Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage OX12 7BB, UK

      Come and join in with our fun storytime every Saturday morning! Suitable for children aged between 3 to 8 years old! No need to book, just drop in! For more details, please phone Wantage Library on 01235 762291!

    November 11, 2018
    • Pedal Power (1 of 2)

      November 11, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
      The Mix Community Space, 15 Mill St, Wantage OX12 9AB, UK

      Join us as we make a turbo stand generator over this 2 day workshop, attaching USB outlets and putting together a basic 12 volt mp3 amplifier. By the end of the workshop you'll be set to make your own so you can pedal power phone charging and music!
      £40 per person
      To book contact Jo: 07768 767787 / joharvey100@gmail.com

    November 12, 2018
    • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon

      November 12, 2018 @ 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

      November 12, 2018 @ 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

    • Music Monday

      November 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
      Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

      A fun & friendly music session for under fives.

      Join in with traditional songs and rhymes accompanied by live music.

      This session is for children under the age of 5, children must be accompanied by an adult.

      Suggested donation of £2 per family.

    • Stay, Play and Learn!

      November 12, 2018 @ 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!
  • Make Lace Monday

    November 12, 2018 @ 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.

  • November 13, 2018
    • The Beacon Coffee Morning

      November 13, 2018 @ 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!

    • Drawing and Washes Art Classes

      November 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:15 pm
      The Vale & Downland Museum, Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

      Local artist Vicky Vergou is bringing her very popular art classes back to the Museum.

      Pencil, ink and watercolour washes

      TUESDAYS 10am - 1.15pm (15 min break)

      Starting 30th October 2018

      30 October and 6, 13, 20, 27 November

      At the Vale & Downland Museum

      5-week course: £115 (3hours)

      For more information and to register please contact Vicky directly

      • email: v.vergou@gmail.com 
      • 07811450567
    • Walking Football

      November 13, 2018 @ 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

      November 13, 2018 @ 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+)

      November 13, 2018 @ 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

    • My Life My Choice Self-Advocacy Group

      November 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
      Wantage Methodist Church, 20 Newbury St, Wantage OX12 8DA, UK

      A self-advocacy group for adults with learning disabilities run by My Life My Choice. ​Our groups are free to attend and give members an opportunity to make friends, express their opinions and learn new skills.

    • Wantage Camera Club Evening

      November 13, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
      Methodist Church Hall, Newbury Street, Wantage, OX12 8DA

      This evening the annual Audio Visual competition takes place. Each member may enter one or more audio-visual sequences, and the competition will be judged by two non-competing members of the club.

      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.

    November 14, 2018
    • Drop in Computer help

      November 14, 2018 @ 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

      November 14, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
      The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX, UK

    • Family History 1 to 1

      November 14, 2018 @ 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

      November 14, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
      Wantage Library

      Bring your little one along for nursery rhymes and songs.

    • Feltmaking

      November 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
      The Mix Community Space, 15 Mill St, Wantage OX12 9AB, UK

      Learn the basics of wet felting in this one-day workshop. We will take a selection of fibres and use them to make coloured felt, which we will then use to make a textile representation of an image of your own choice.
      £35 per person, part-funded places £10 and fully funded places also available thanks to support from Abingdon and Witney College, SFA and ESF.
      To book contact Jo: 07768 767787 / joharvey100@gmail.com

    • Zumba Gold (60+)

      November 14, 2018 @ 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+)

      November 14, 2018 @ 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

      November 14, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
      Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7BB, United Kingdom

      Bring your little one along for nursery rhymes and song!

    • Weight Watchers

      November 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      The Beacon, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX, UK

    • Beginners Knitting

      November 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
      The Mix Community Space, 15 Mill St, Wantage OX12 9AB, UK

      Description:An introductory course covering all the basic skills: casting on and off, the knit stitch, the purl stitch, how to create stitch patterns using knit and purl, working in rows and rounds, and increasing and decreasing techniques for simple shaping.
      By the end of the course we will be following a simple knitting pattern.

      £40 per person, part funded places £20, and fully funded places also available thanks to support from Abingdon adn Witney College, SFA and ESF

      For more info or to book contact Jo
      joharvey100@gmail.com / 07768 767787

      Session 5 of 5

    November 15, 2018
    • The Beacon Coffee Morning

      November 15, 2018 @ 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

      November 15, 2018 @ 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.

    • Music, Video and Audio on your Smartphone or Tablet

      November 15, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
      Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage OX12 7BB, UK

      This freeworkshop offers an introduction to the most popular music, radio and TVstreaming applications, and websites, together with information about variousaudio book services – staff from Abingdon and Witney College will be on hand toshow you how to access these! Book your free place now by phoning 01235 216400,or by visiting www.abingdon-witney.ac.uk to enrol online!

    • Reading Group

      November 15, 2018 @ 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

    • The Eccentric Poet The Lord & The King - A Victorian Wantage Story

      November 15, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
      The Vale & Downland Museum, Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

      Join Sem Seabourne in the Museum as he tells a Victorian Wantage Story.
      This talk is followed by a homemade cream tea in the Museum Cafe.

      Tickets £6 each, available from the Museum, Please book in advance.

    • New Age Kurling

      November 15, 2018 @ 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

      November 15, 2018 @ 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

    November 16, 2018
    • Wantage Country Market

      November 16, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am
      The Vale & Downland Museum, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, United Kingdom

    • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon

      November 16, 2018 @ 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

    • Exploring Drawing

      November 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:15 pm
      The Vale & Downland Museum, Vale & Downland Museum & Visitor Centre, 19 Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK

      Local artist Vicky Vergou is back in the Museum with her very popular art classes.

      Exploring Drawing with special attention to line and composition, pencil, pen and charcoal.

      Three week course of 3 hour sessions £70.00. Drop-in sessions available at £30 each.

      For more in formation and to book please contact Vicky directly v.vergou@gmail.com or 07811450567

      Friday 2nd November, Friday 8th November & Friday 16th November.
      10am - 1.15pm 

    • Stop Smoking Support Clinic

      November 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 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 Knot & Natter at the Museum

      November 16, 2018 @ 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.

    November 17, 2018
    • Mosaic workshop

      November 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
      The Mix Community Space, 15 Mill St, Wantage OX12 9AB, UK

      In need of a new hobby? Learn how to turn recycled, pre loved crockery into a beautiful mosaic wall hanging or tea pot stand.

      £55 per person
      To book contact Wendy:
      07918 524617 / wendy.dobbenie@In need of In need of ntlworld.com

    • Saturday Storytime!

      November 17, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
      Wantage Library, Stirlings Rd, Wantage OX12 7BB, UK

      Come and join in with our fun storytime every Saturday morning! Suitable for children aged between 3 to 8 years old! No need to book, just drop in! For more details, please phone Wantage Library on 01235 762291!

    November 18, 2018
    • Pedal Power (2 of 2)

      November 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
      The Mix Community Space, 15 Mill St, Wantage OX12 9AB, UK

      Join us as we make a turbo stand generator over this 2 day workshop, attaching USB outlets and putting together a basic 12 volt mp3 amplifier. By the end of the workshop you'll be set to make your own so you can pedal power phone charging and music!
      £40 per person
      To book contact Jo: 07768 767787 / joharvey100@gmail.com

    November 19, 2018
    • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon

      November 19, 2018 @ 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

      November 19, 2018 @ 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!

      November 19, 2018 @ 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!
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