A Visit to Compton Verney

A Visit to Compton Verney

Join the Friends of the Vale & Downland Museum for a guided tour of Compton Verney. Tuesday 18th September It is widely recommended, a great place to visit – the grounds are stunning and the exhibitions are a must.  We have booked the above day for a guided group tour to make our day extra special and have also planned to take in two exhibitions “The Marvellous Mechanical Museum” as well as “Rodney Peppé’s World of...

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Art Courses with Vicky Vergou

Art Courses with Vicky Vergou

Artist Vicky Vergou is back with a new 5 week intensive art course at the Museum. A fun and intensive course inspired by still life compositions, exploring line, form, colour, glazes, wet to wet and more! 5 week course £115 Starting Tuesday 30th October 10am – 1.15pm For more info and to book contact Vicky 07811450567 or v.vergou@gmail.com. For beginners and...

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Wantage LEGO® Expo

Wantage LEGO® Expo

Wantage LEGO® Expo is bigger and better for 2018! After listening to feedback from visitors during the LEGO® expo last year we are having an extra long expo for 2018 so as many people as possible get the chance to visit. The Wantage LEGO® Expo runs for the whole duration of the schools summer holidays! Starts on Saturday 28th July and finishing on Saturday 8th September. (The Museum is closed on Sundays and Bank Holidays) There will be...

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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 10th September, 8th October, 12th November and 10th December. 10am – 10.30am

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Japan Day

Japan Day

Wow what a fantastic time we had for Japan Day!             On Tuesday 10th April we hosted the latest of our family friendly events during the Easter half term. We welcomed a staggering 400 visitors into the Museum throughout the day. With a wide range of ages enjoying the activities. Thank you to everyone who came and enjoyed the day with us. It takes a lot of planning over a few months to put together one of our...

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Drawing Mania

Drawing Mania

Good News! Drawing Mania is now a regular feature in the Museums events calendar! Join us every first Saturday of the month and we’ll provide you with all the materials and guidance you need to draw something in the galleries. Adults & children welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult. All materials provided. Free to attend but donations welcome. Saturday 3rd February, 3rd March* & 7th April, 10.30am – 11.30am *Due...

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