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King Alfred the Great

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Views from the Church tower

Vale and Downland Museum

Betjeman Park

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Wantage Videos

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Wantage Presents

Wantage Presents

Saturday morning buskers

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.

The Wantage Calendar

August 2017

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1
  • Legs, Bums and Tums
  • Rounders in the Park
  • Wantage Camera Club Evening
2
  • Drop in Computer help
  • Tots, Toys & Tales
  • Family History 1 to 1
  • Legs, Bums and Tums
3
  • Drop in Computer Help
  • Knit & Natter
  • Pickleball
4
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Wantage Country Market
  • Case File #1 Storytime and Craft!
5
  • Computer help
  • Saturday Storytime at Wantage Library!
6
7
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Computer help
  • Bumps and Beyond
8
  • Reading Group
  • Legs, Bums and Tums
  • Rounders in the Park
  • Wantage Camera Club Evening
9
  • Drop in Computer help
  • Family History 1 to 1
  • Animal Agents Crafty Workshop with Family Learning
  • Legs, Bums and Tums
10
  • Drop in Computer Help
  • Pickleball
11
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Wantage Country Market
  • The Importance of Being Earnest
12
  • Computer help
  • Saturday Storytime at Wantage Library!
  • The Importance of Being Earnest
13
  • The Importance of Being Earnest
14
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Computer help
  • Case File #2 Storytime and Craft!
  • Knit and Natter at Wantage Library!
15
  • Legs, Bums and Tums
  • Rounders in the Park
  • Wantage Camera Club Evening
16
  • Drop in Computer help
  • Tots, Toys & Tales
  • Family History 1 to 1
  • Legs, Bums and Tums
17
  • Drop in Computer Help
  • Reading Group
  • Pickleball
18
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Wantage Country Market
19
  • Computer help
  • Saturday Storytime at Wantage Library!
  • White Horse Festival Ceilidh!
20
21
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Computer help
22
  • Legs, Bums and Tums
  • Rounders in the Park
  • Wantage Camera Club Evening
23
  • Drop in Computer help
  • Family History 1 to 1
  • Mini Professors Science Classes
  • Mystery at the Museum - Wantage Library
  • Legs, Bums and Tums
24
  • Drop in Computer Help
  • Pickleball
25
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Wantage Country Market
26
  • Computer help
  • Saturday Storytime at Wantage Library!
27
28
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Computer help
29
  • Legs, Bums and Tums
  • Rounders in the Park
  • Wantage Camera Club Evening - "Chairman's Choice"
30
  • Drop in Computer help
  • Family History 1 to 1
  • Case File #3 Storytime and Craft!
  • Mini Professors Science Classes
  • Legs, Bums and Tums
31
  • Drop in Computer Help
  • Pickleball

Ride and Stride

Oxfordshire Historic Churches Trust It’s not long now until our next annual Ride and Stride on the 9th September 2017 and we are looking for local families to take the challenge and join us. Ride and Stride is a sponsored event whereby participants travel between our...

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An hour in Wantage by Alastair Clunie

What’s it like to view where you live as if you were shooting it as a travel photographer? That’s the question I set out to answer in an hour in Wantage. 60 minutes, one camera, one lens and the self-set challenge to view the familiar differently. After about the same...

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A friendly greeting at the gym

tfd health & fitness add 200sqm of gym floor space & 2 new studios Opened in 2004 by local husband and wife team, tfd health & fitness on Grove Business Park is a community in its’ own right, full of people who make the atmosphere inclusive, friendly and...

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