Wantage Summer Arts Festival

Wantage Summer Arts Festival

We are participating in the annual Wantage Summer Arts Festival with lots of events taking place in the Museum over the next couple of months.           Starting on Saturday 2nd June with An Evening with Wantage Quartet – A brass band quartet playing music by Jenkins, Lloyd-Webber, Byrd & Horowitz. 7.30pm. Tickets £10.   Tuesday 5th June local historian Trevor Hancock will be telling More Wantage...

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Formula 1 Display

Formula 1 Display

As regular visitors to the Museum may know we are very lucky to have a full size Williams F1 car which was once driven by British legend Damon Hill on long term loan from Williams Racing which is based in Grove.     This week curator Suzie Tilbury has unveiled the latest addition to the F1 display with the acquisition of a pair of  Damon Hill’s 1995/96 season overalls.   The overalls are now on display next to the F1 car...

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Ice Creams And Ice Lollies

Ice Creams And Ice Lollies

The summer is on it’s way! (we hope)               The Museum Cafe have purchased a new ice cream freezer to offer a wider choice of ice creams and ice lollies to our visitors.     There are lots of varieties to enjoy and we’d love to hear your feedback if you try one, just let the Cafe staff know or send us an email to...

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Letcombe Brook Mural

Letcombe Brook Mural

Regular visitors to the Museum will know that we have been slowly improving the Letcombe Brook display in the children’s area within the main galleries. We were lucky enough to commission a very talented local artist to paint a mural for the Letcombe Brook display.     Pam Stokell spent quite a few hours over the Easter half term holidays creating a beautiful landscape to compliment the new brook display made by the Museums...

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Music Monday

Music Monday

A fun and friendly session for under 5’s Join in with traditional songs and rhymes accompanied by musical instruments. Suggested donation of £2 per family per session Children must be accompanied by an adult Spaces are limited so we recommend booking in advance. Next dates are 16th April, 14th May & 11th June. 10am – 10.30am

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