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Welcome to Wantage

A place to live, a place to love

Wantage in Oxfordshire is a small market town in the Vale of White Horse, and has a good range of shops and services, including plenty of pubs and restaurants, places to visit and accommodation.

Take a look at the Wantage Directory. Add your own business, club or other organisation. It’s free!

What’s on in Wantage? Take a look at the Wantage Calendar. Add your own events too. It’s free!

And look at the Wantage News page. Do you have a story to tell? Then send us your Wantage News for inclusion on this website.

Links with the past are very strong too and Wantage is a great place to visit to enjoy this historic part of England; it is the town in which King Alfred the Great was born. We also have literary connections in Sir John Betjeman and Thomas Hardy.

On our doorstep is the Ridgeway and lots of pretty Oxfordshire villages; great for countryside walking, followed by a pub lunch!

And every (well, most) Saturdays 11am May to September is “Wantage presents… Music in the Marketplace”. A little something to brighten your day. We have singer/songwriters, dancers, ceilidh bands and more. Hope to see you there.

Videos of Wantage and Grove

The Town Team have put together some videos to showcase cafes, bars, pubs, restaurants and shops in Wantage and Grove.

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Wantage Presents

Wantage’s Saturday morning buskers

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Wantage Presents Sarah Fell

The Wantage Calendar

April 2017

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  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Computer help
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  • Drop in Computer help
  • Tots, Toys & Tales
  • Introduction to Upholstery
  • Family History 1 to 1
  • Made in Dagenham
  • Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
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  • Drop in Computer Help
  • Knit & Natter
  • Drill Baby Drill
  • Made in Dagenham
  • Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
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  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Wantage Country Market
  • Spring Storytime and Craft at Wantage Library!
  • Made in Dagenham
  • Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
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  • Computer help
  • DIY Pallet Workshop
  • Made in Dagenham
  • Wantage & Grove Lions Bingo
  • Made in Dagenham
  • Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
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  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Computer help
  • National Theatre Live: Twelfth Night
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  • Reading Group
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  • Drop in Computer help
  • Family History 1 to 1
  • Cartoon Drawing Workshop at Wantage Library!
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  • Drop in Computer Help
  • Charlton Spring Festival
14
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Wantage Country Market
  • The Zoots Sounds of the Sixties Show at The Beacon
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  • Computer help
  • Freecycle LIVE!
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  • Kids@church
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  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Computer help
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  • Drop in Computer help
  • Tots, Toys & Tales
  • Family History 1 to 1
  • Reversible Bags
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  • Drop in Computer Help
  • Reading Group
  • National Theatre Live: Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead
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  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Wantage Country Market
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  • Grove Record Fair
  • Computer help
  • Safe internet practice with Minecraft workshop - Wantage Pixel Club
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  • Food Fair
  • Corallian Cycling Club - Welcome Ride
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  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Computer help
  • Sustainability Film 'Tomorrow'
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  • Drop in Computer help
  • Rhymetime
  • Family History 1 to 1
  • Rhymetime
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  • Drop in Computer Help
  • New Pilates Matwork Class
  • 6 steps to a successful business
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  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Wantage Country Market
  • Beacon Cinema: A United Kingdom (12A)
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  • Computer help
  • The Beacon Family Cinema: Trolls (U)
  • Equestrian Table Top Sale
  • Open Tower and Teas
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  • Brightwalton Fete

Wantage Neverland – Peter Pan prize trail

There’ll be a little of Neverland about Wantage town centre for the end of May school half term holidays, as local shops host a special Peter Pan trail. It’s a joint venture by Wantage town team and The Beacon to celebrate its showing, on June 10th 2017 at 2.30pm, of...

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General Election Hustings

Just in time for the General Election, you are invited to a Hustings arranged by Wantage and Grove Church Partnership. Thursday evening 1st June, 7:30 to 9:00 in Old Mill Hall, Grove (address School Lane, OX12 7LB). Doors open 7:15. All the candidates have also been...

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Wantage photographer – Tom Reveley 1875-1941

One of the most well known North Berkshire photographers of the past 150 years was Tom Reveley who was an active professional photographer in the Wantage area from 1896-1941. Tom was born in Wantage in 1875 to Thomas Reveley and his wife Maria (nee' Pring). Thomas...

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