Wantage Flashop Update

Would your business like to take a first step into Wantage town centre at the Flashop pop up shop? Wantage’s successful Flashop pop-up shop has a new home, and businesses who’d like to make use of the space are being asked to put in an expression of interest. Wantage’s town team have reached agreement in principle with the landlords of the former Nonoy’s Oriental Store unit in the Arbery … continue reading

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Smarti Minis art

Paintings of Wantage and Grove landmarks by some of the district’s youngest artists have gone on display, as part of a new public art and performance initiative. Ten paintings by children aged two to four have gone up in the wall-mounted display boxes of Wantage’s Victoria Cross Gallery. The project is part of a new initiative by Wantage’s town team, who are looking to encourage opportunities … continue reading


"All warriors would have had an axe. A sword, however, would have cost the equivalent of, say, a top of the range BMW. Used the right way, it could break a man's fighting arm. A skeleton was discovered near York with twenty-seven deep cuts to the actual bones, showing what a fearsome weapon a sword could be. Not all warriors would have protected themselves with chain mail either. A suit of chain mail would have been worth about the same as a four bedroom house today." ... See MoreSee Less

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