Beacon

Our main event event venue, with main hall, meeting rooms, cafe, bar and car park

Opera in Wantage

Encouraging enjoyment and understanding of Opera, Theatre, Ballet and other performing Arts.

Betjeman Millenium Park

Delightful, semi-wild park, with sculptures, information boards and Betjeman poems engraved in stone.

Places to Visit

Find out about the places of interest in Wantage, nearby and further afield.

Churches

There are several Christian churches in this area: C of E, Baptist, Methodist, Free Churches and Roman Catholic.

Sack House

Small museum, displaying the history of the canal, wharf and the building itself. Free but donations welcomed.

Festivals

Several annual festivals and other community celebrations take place in Wantage.

Vale and Downland Museum

Our museum in Church Street is of the highlights of Wantage. Plenty to see and also a lovely cafe and bookshop too.

Folk Music and Dance

Wantage has a thriving folk music and culture, from ceilidh bands, dance troupes and folk music sessions.

Walking and Cycling

It’s a lovely part of the country, so take a look at the cycle and walking routes.

Library

Local library is 2 minutes from Waitrose. A Home Library Service is available for those who can’t get out.

Wantage Presents

Saturday morning busking outside The Bear; raising smiles and cash for our lovely community.