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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

Pandemonium and Friends

The annual Wantage Summer Arts Festival is a shop-window for the many incredible arts organisations that contribute to the social life of Wantage and surrounding villages. The 2019 Festival runs from Saturday July 15th through to Sunday July 14th, with events to suit all interests and ages....

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Planning for the future health and care needs in OX12

The OX12 Stakeholder Reference Group has been set up to bring together patients, carers and the public from the local community with partners of the Oxfordshire Health and Wellbeing Board (HWB) to ensure public views and experiences are taken into account in the implementation of Oxfordshire’s...

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The King and I

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s THE KING AND I Music by RICHARD RODGERS Book and Lyrics by OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II Based on "Anna and the King of Siam" by Margaret Landon Original Choreography by Jerome Robbins An amateur production by arrangement with R&H Theatricals Europe Following our...

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Wantage Dickensian Evening

Wantage Dickensian Evening is Friday 7th December 2018 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

Christmas Trees 2018

Wantage Rotary Club will again be supplying Christmas trees this year, all of which will be delivered to your door, at no extra cost. Both Nordmann and Norway Sprucetrees will be available, each in two different sizes - the former, although a little more expensive, retain their needles much...

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Wantage Rotary

Home Start

Calling All Parents and Grandparents in Southern Oxfordshire. Have you every thought about using your skills and experience to volunteer? Could you spare 2-3 hours each week? Click below to find out more...
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Home Start

Wantage Calendar 2019

The Wantage 2019 Calendar is now on sale for £9.99 from Peter B Ledbury Ltd, Rowes Newsagents (Wantage Post Office), The Vale and Downland Museum, The Cornerstone Cafe in Grove, KA Fitness and Bretts Pharmacy in Grove to name a few, and it will be for sale at various Christmas fares, a stall...

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Wantage Calendar 2019