Welome to Wantage

Wantage Parish Church

Old Town Hall

Wantage Market

Stirlings

King Alfred the Great

Wantage Marketplace

Fresh food at Wantage Market

Views from the Church tower

Vale and Downland Museum

Betjeman Park

Places to visit

Wantage shops

THE WANTAGE WEBSITE

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.

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!

The Wantage Calendar

March 2017

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1
  • Drop in Computer help
  • Tots, Toys & Tales
  • Family History 1 to 1
  • French Conversation and Coffee
2
  • Drop in Computer Help
  • Knit & Natter
  • Re-made @ The Mix
3
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Wantage Country Market
  • Cinema at the Beacon: Sully
4
  • Computer help
  • Repair Cafe
  • The Beacon Cinema: Moana (PG)
  • Wantage & Grove Lions Bingo
  • Acoustic Blues Night
5
6
  • Wantage Camera Club Exhibition at Wantage Library!
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Computer help
7
8
  • Drop in Computer help
  • Rhymetime
  • Introduction to Upholstery
  • Family History 1 to 1
  • Rhymetime
9
  • Drop in Computer Help
10
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Wantage Country Market
  • An Audience with Larry Lamb
11
  • Computer help
  • Rock @ The Beacon
12
13
  • Wantage Camera Club Exhibition at Wantage Library!
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Computer help
14
  • Reading Group
15
  • French Conversation and Coffee
  • Drop in Computer help
  • Tots, Toys & Tales
  • Family History 1 to 1
16
  • Drop in Computer Help
  • Reading Group
17
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Wantage Country Market
  • Wantage CAMRA Beer Festival
18
  • Computer help
  • Wantage CAMRA Beer Festival
19
  • Kids@church
  • Alice in Wonderland
20
  • Wantage Camera Club Exhibition at Wantage Library!
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Computer help
21
22
  • Drop in Computer help
  • Rhymetime
  • Introduction to Upholstery
  • Family History 1 to 1
  • Rhymetime
23
  • Drop in Computer Help
  • Drill Baby Drill
24
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Wantage Country Market
25
  • Earth Hour -Get Ready!
  • Computer help
  • Safe internet practice with Minecraft workshop - Wantage Pixel Club
26
  • Corallian Cycling Club - Welcome Ride
  • Mothering Sunday Service
27
  • Wantage Camera Club Exhibition at Wantage Library!
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Computer help
28
29
  • Drop in Computer help
  • Family History 1 to 1
  • Lets Get Creative with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Course
  • Jog Wantage - Welcome Evening
30
  • Drop in Computer Help
  • Drill Baby Drill
31
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Wantage Country Market
  • Caritas Concert

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 scientist takes her research to Parliament #wantage

Cara Ellison, 25, a PhD student at MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, hailing from Wantage, Oxfordshire, is attending Parliament to present her bioscience research to a range of politicians and a panel of expert judges, as part of STEM for BRITAIN on...

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ONE new council for the whole of Oxfordshire? Have your say.

Oxfordshire county council wants to know what you think about its draft proposal to abolish all six councils in Oxfordshire and replace them with a one new council for the whole county, called a ‘unitary’ council. Why change? Central government is changing the way...

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The Wantage Photo Gallery

The current photo gallery is of buskers in Wantage
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The Wantage Directory

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