An insight into the world of Alpinism & it’s amazing landscape

An insight into the world of Alpinism & it’s amazing landscape

The hugely popular Wantage Summer Festival starts on 17th June & finishes on 23rd July. We are hosting a few events for the festival here at the Museum. An insight into the world of Alpinism & it’s amazing landscape, an illustrated talk by Mike Hope will be held in the Museum on Friday 21st July at 7.30 pm. Tickets cost £6 each and are available from Museum reception

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Wantage & Hardy

Wantage & Hardy

The hugely popular Wantage Summer Festival starts on 17th June & finishes on 23rd July. We are hosting a few events for the festival here at the Museum. Wantage & Hardy is a very entertaining evening hosted by The Mad Hatters Ceilidh Band with a cocktail of readings & poetry punctuated with music from the tune books of the Hardy family. Thursday 13th July 2017 at 7pm Tickets are just £7 each including a drink & nibbles Tickets...

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Harwell Through the Lens

Harwell Through the Lens

The hugely popular Wantage Summer Festival starts on 17th June & finishes on 23rd July. We are hosting a few events for the festival here at the Museum. Eric Jones will be giving another of his very interesting talks, Harwell Through the Lens. Thursday 29th June 2017 Doors open at 7 pm for a 7.30 pm start Eric has previously given a talk on this subject & it proved very popular, so if you missed out last time make sure to get your...

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Casting Metal, The historic role of local foundries

Casting Metal, The historic role of local foundries

Casting Metal The historic role of local foundries is a talk by Jim Birch. Tuesday 27th June 2017  7.30 pm (doors open 7 pm) Tickets are just £6 each and are available from Museum reception now. In the 19th and early 20th centuries rural areas of Britain did more than grow corn and raise animals, many had some manufacturing industry. The Vale and Downs were no exception and there were over thirty foundries within fifteen miles of Wantage –...

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