Wantage Neverland – Peter Pan prize trail

There’ll be a little of Neverland about Wantage town centre for the end of May school half term holidays, as local shops host a special Peter Pan trail. It’s a joint venture by Wantage town team and The Beacon to celebrate its showing, on June 10th 2017 at 2.30pm, of...

General Election Hustings

Just in time for the General Election, you are invited to a Hustings arranged by Wantage and Grove Church Partnership. Thursday evening 1st June, 7:30 to 9:00 in Old Mill Hall, Grove (address School Lane, OX12 7LB). Doors open 7:15. All the candidates have also been...

Wantage photographer – Tom Reveley 1875-1941

One of the most well known North Berkshire photographers of the past 150 years was Tom Reveley who was an active professional photographer in the Wantage area from 1896-1941. Tom was born in Wantage in 1875 to Thomas Reveley and his wife Maria (nee’ Pring)....

Magical Musicals

WSMC is delighted to present “Magical Musicals” a concert celebrating the fantastic songs from the Musicals. The night will feature hits from well-known musicals such as Grease, Chicago, The Sound of Music and Blood Brothers. As well as family favourites...

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...