Wantage News

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Scout Christmas Post 2019

Wantage and Grove Scouts are offering their local Christmas card delivery service in December.  Postage is still only 30p per card and payment along with the cards should be posted directly into the one of the Scout post boxes located in:  Charlton Post Office (Barnards Way), Campbells...

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Wantage Dickensian Evening

Wantage Dickensian Evening is Friday 6th December 2019 6pm to 9pm. Enquiries - please email wantagedickensian@aol.co.uk There will be Christmas festivities in and around Wantage Market Place, music in the square and the museum and lots more...
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Wantage Dickensian Evening

General Election Hustings 2019

General Election Hustings 2019 will be held Sunday 1st December 7.30pm to 9.00pm at Old Mill Hall in School Lane, Grove OX12 7LB (behind Millbrook Square) Open to everyone. Doors open 7.15pm Please email your questions by Wednesday 27th November to wgcphustings@gmail.com or post to WGCP...

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Wantage Hustings 2019

Wantage Calendar 2020

Pictures of Wantage and the surrounding area taken by local people! Stunning aerial photos and classic pictures including the Wantage Silver Band, Icknield Way Morris Men, Royal Scots Guards in Wantage, St Peter & St Paul’s Church and much more. THE 2020 WANTAGE CALENDAR IS AVAILABLE FROM...

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2020 Wantage Calendar

Jigsaw presents Cinderella

Jigsaw Stage Productions presents A Traditional Family Pantomime by Rex Walford & Iris Lloyd Tickets £7 and £5 (Concessions) from 01235-200266 or from Mill Street Hair, Wantage. Cinderella is a typical rags to riches story, with all the usual elements along the way - Wicked Step-mother,...

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Wantage in Harmony Christmas Concert

The new Community Gospel Choir, Wantage in Harmony, celebrates Christmas with their first standalone concert on Thursday 12th December 2019. Created by Mark Stanley (of Didcot Community Gospel Choir) in September 2018, the choir has quickly grown to number over 60 enthusiastic regular singers...

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Wantage in Harmony

Broadway and Beyond

Broadway and Beyond by Wantage Stage Musical Join Wantage Stage Musical Choir for a magical evening to celebrate all things musical. We'll take a journey through theatre-land, for some old favourites and some hidden gems. With four dates to choose from, make sure you join us, and don't miss out...

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Dedication of Bench in Wantage Memorial  Park

Dedication of Toc H bench at bandstand in Wantage Memorial  Park On September 16th 2019 members of Toc H Wessex gathered at the bandstand in the memorial park to dedicate a bench which they had raise money to purchase for the people who visit the park. The bench was given as a token of...

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Toc-H bandstand bench

The Vale and Downland Museum is looking for a new Trustee

The Museum is operated as a company limited by guarantee which is also a registered charity. Trustees are directors of the company. The existing Board of Trustees has the power to co-opt an additional Trustee which it wishes to do. In considering potential new Trustees the Board would take into...

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Guys and Dolls Amegos Theatre

Considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy, Guys And Dolls ran for 1,200 performances when it opened on Broadway in 1950. Set in Damon Runyon's mythical New York City, Guys And Dolls is an oddball romantic comedy. Gambler Nathan Detroit tries to find the cash to set up the biggest...

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Guys and Dolls

Wantage pub re-opens with fresh new look

The Lord Nelson Greene King pub has now reopened following a six-figure refurbishment, creating 12 new jobs. As part of the investment, the Lord Nelson Greene King, on Charlton road, has undergone a total refurbishment, including the introduction of a lighter colour scheme which incorporates...

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Lord Nelson

Wantage Literary Festival 2019

Running from October 26th to November 2nd is the 2019 Wantage Literary Festival offers, as always, a veritable variety of talks and events ranging from the charming to the challenging. Opening the Festival will be Lord David Owen with his thoughts on America’s Hubris – The Road to Donald Trump....

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Wantage Literary Festival