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Wantage Dickensian Evening 2016 programme #wantage

The Wantage Dickensian Evening programme 2016 is here… Friday 2nd December 2016 6pm to 9pm Wantage Marketplace (and nearby streets), outside Waitrose, outside Sainsbury’s, Parish Church, Museum, Library and Wantage Baptist Church. Come along and join in: Santa and reindeer, Victorian fun fair, Punch and Judy, pig roast, charity stalls, plus many more attractions and […]

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Wantage Dickensian Evening 2nd Dec 2016 #wantage

Wantage Dickensian Evening 2016 Friday, 2nd of December 2016, 6-9pm Please take a look at the Wantage Dickensian website http://www.dickensianevening.co.uk  

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Scout Christmas Post 2016

Wantage and Grove Scouts are offering their local Christmas card delivery service in December. Postage is 25p per card and payment along with the cards should be posted directly into the one of the Scout post boxes located in: Charlton Post Office (Barnards Way), Campbells Opticians, Charlton Garden Centre, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, Wantage Health Centre, Smiths […]

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#Wantage Silver Band at Christmas

I was sitting in my favourite chair this evening, when I started to hear wonderful Christmas music coming from outside. I popped my head out of the door – and there they were – the Wantage Silver Band in Haywards Close, playing traditional Christmas music and carrying out their Christmas door-to-door collection. Wonderful! This year, […]

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Wantage Dickensian 4th Dec 2015 #wantage

Here is the 2015 programme. We also have our annual activities – This year’s shop window competition theme is ‘FROZEN CHRISTMAS’. Please join our competition – the winner will be announced on the night of our event. Stay in touch for more real time updates on our fan page so to find out more, please follow us there, let […]

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Christmas trees to your door #wantage

The Rotary Club of Wantage is now taking orders for the supply of Christmas trees, both Norwegian Spruce and Nordmann, in various sizes, either cut or pot grown, and which will be delivered directly to your door. All profits from these sales will go to supporting good causes in the Wantage area, and Rotary charities. […]

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Scout Christmas Post 2015 #wantage

Wantage and Grove Scouts are offering their local Christmas card delivery service in December. Postage is 25p per card and payment along with the cards should be posted directly into the one of the Scout post boxes located in:  Charlton Post Office (Barnards Way), Campbells Opticians, Charlton Garden Centre, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, Wantage Health Centre, Smiths DIY […]

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Gearing up for the Christmas rush at Sheepdrove Organic Farm

High on the Berkshire Downs in Lambourn, Sheepdrove Organic Farm is gearing up for the busiest time of the year – Christmas! More than 500 turkeys, geese and ducks are being reared organically at the 2,500 acre farmespecially for the festive season. This is in addition to the cattle, sheep and pigs that are reared all year round to supply Sheepdrove’s Organic Butchers’ shops in Bristol and London and […]

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Wantage Dickensian Evening overview

Christmas festival held in and around Wantage Market Place, Oxfordshire, on the first Friday of December every year. Dress up in period costume, enjoy Christmas attractions and start your holiday shopping. It is the night to celebrate the best of Wantage! Wantage Dickensian Evening is always held on the first Friday in December. It is […]

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Wantage Dickensian December 2014

Attractions Here is our plan for 2014 event:     Supporting local businesses: Wantage Dickensian Evening is a great opportunity to promote local businesses. The idea of our event started with promotion of local, independent shops and even though it has evolved we want to ensure that it remains an important element of the evening. This year we have opened our planning sessions […]

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Christmas Fair

Start your Christmas Shopping at the Loyd Lindsay Rooms Christmas Fair.  Come along and pick up some unique gifts to delight your family & friends. SATURDAY 29TH NOVEMBER 10AM – 4PM LOYD LINDSAY ROOMS, ARDINGTON Admission: £2.50 (includes glass of Mulled Wine) Children: Free  There will be an array of products on sale including:   […]

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Christmas Services 2012

Here are the times and dates of the Christmas Services put on by the Christian churches that make up the Wantage & Grove Church Partnership www.wgcp.org.uk

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Wantage Dickensian Evening 2012 Photos

Your friendly webmaster (me) was away on holiday during the amazing Wantage Dickensian Evening 2012. First one I’ve ever missed. I was cottage-sitting in the Lake District for a friend :O) However, my eldest son Jamie was kind enough to volunteer to take some photos for wantage.com. Good job son!! www.wantage.com/photo-gallery  

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Mayor’s Carol Service

This annual event takes place at The Parish Church in Wantage, this Wednesday 5th December. That’s the big stone building at the west end of Wantage Market Place. The service starts at 7.00pm but its a good idea to get there early as it is a very popular event and seats are taken quickly. Your […]

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Wantage Dickensian December 2012

Here is the programme for Wantage Dickensian Evening 2012

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Christmas trees delivered to your door

The Rotary Club of Wantage will again be selling Christmas trees this year, and delivering them to your door at no extra cost. We can supply cut Norway Spruce and Nordmann trees, from 5ft to http://www.wantage.com/wpft, and also smaller pot grown trees of both types. To order, or for more information, contact Alan Howell on […]

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Keeping Christmas Local

HERE’S AN IDEA: Let’s buy Christmas presents from small local businesses and self-employed people. For example, from your neighbour who sells online, the local crafts person who makes jewellery, the girl who has a stunning florist, the local gift store, your friend who runs a shop, the local bakers that do handmade cakes, buns and […]