Welcome to Wantage

Wantage Parish Church

Music in the Marketplace

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

Wantage Events Calendar

Calendar

What’s On

Wantage News

News

Local news stories

Wantage News

Directory

Local directory with maps

Wantage Videos

Map

Visitor’s Map

Wantage Videos

Videos

Cafes, bars, pubs, restaurants and shops

Wantage Photo Gallery

Photos

Wantage and nearby

Wantage Videos

Guide

Official Wantage Guide

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

September 2017

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Wantage Country Market
2
  • Computer help
  • Saturday Storytime at Wantage Library!
  • Think Water: Digital Storytelling Workshop on the Impact of Climate Change
3
4
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Computer help
5
  • Legs, Bums and Tums
  • Photography Talk by Darrell Godliman - "Architecture, Ancient to Modern"
6
  • Drop in Computer help
  • Tots, Toys & Tales
  • Family History 1 to 1
  • Legs, Bums and Tums
7
  • Drop in Computer Help
  • Knit & Natter
  • Pickleball
8
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Wantage Country Market
  • Come and Talk about Books!
9
  • Computer help
  • Family Orienteering Event @ Wantage Memorial Park
  • Saturday Storytime at Wantage Library!
  • Come Get Inspired... Go Green Your Home
  • Junk Monkeys -Upcycling crafts for ages 8+
10
  • Free Ballroom Basics Workshop
11
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Computer help
  • Knit and Natter at Wantage Library!
12
  • Reading Group
  • Legs, Bums and Tums
  • Wantage Camera Club Evening
13
  • Drop in Computer help
  • Family History 1 to 1
  • Upholstery
  • Rhymetime
  • Rhymetime
  • Legs, Bums and Tums
14
  • Drop in Computer Help
  • Pickleball
15
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Wantage Country Market
16
  • Computer help
  • Pallet DIY Workshop
  • Saturday Storytime at Wantage Library!
17
18
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Computer help
19
  • Legs, Bums and Tums
20
  • Drop in Computer help
  • Tots, Toys & Tales
  • Family History 1 to 1
  • Rhymetime
  • Rhymetime
  • Legs, Bums and Tums
21
  • Drop in Computer Help
  • Reading Group
  • Pickleball
22
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Wantage Country Market
23
  • Re-vamp a barrel lampshade
  • Computer help
  • Saturday Storytime at Wantage Library!
  • Curry and Quiz Night
24
  • Wrappers' delight! Spring rolls and spicy samosas
25
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Computer help
26
  • Legs, Bums and Tums
  • Talk by Paul Mitchell - 'Confessions of a Landscape Photographer'
27
  • Drop in Computer help
  • Rhymetime
  • Family History 1 to 1
  • Rhymetime
  • Rhymetime
  • Rhymetime
  • Legs, Bums and Tums
  • 'Green Drinks' Sustainable Wantage Social
28
  • Drop in Computer Help
  • Pickleball
29
  • Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
  • Wantage Country Market
  • MacMillan Coffee Morning Day
30
  • Computer help
  • Public Speaking for the Terrified
  • Saturday Storytime at Wantage Library!

View plans for new leisure centre

Residents in the Vale of White Horse can have their say on plans for a new leisure centre for the Wantage and Grove area. With up to 5,000 new homes expected to be built in the local area at sites such as Grove Airfield and Crab Hill by 2031, Vale of White Horse...

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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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