Thurlough O’Carolan

Thurlough O’Carolan

Join us in the Museum to find out how a peasant farmer’s blind son became Ireland’s National Composer. This talk is accompanied by live music then followed by a home made cream tea in the Museum Cafe. Tickets £6 per person, available from the Museum reception. Please book in advance.

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An Evening of Gothic Tales

An Evening of Gothic Tales

Watch ghost tales performed by Bill Jestico and Margaret Bateman. Enjoy mulled wine and mince pies then join Mike Whit for a guided ghost talk around Wantage. Tuesday 30th January. Doors open 7pm for a 7.30pm start. Tickets are £8 per person and are available now from the Museum. Please book in advance to avoid...

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Art Courses at the Museum

Art Courses at the Museum

Local artist Vicky Vergou will once again starting a new round of art classes in the Museum. All of Vicky’s courses have proved very popular in the past and we are so pleased they will be continuing in 2018! There will be four courses in total two drawing courses & two watercolour courses. All details are below. Drawing Course 1 – Composition, line, shape, form and tone inspired by the great masters of drawing. Landscape...

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Christmas Crafts & Gifts

Christmas Crafts & Gifts

If you are looking for unique gifts this Christmas then come along to our Christmas Crafts & Gifts Exhibition. All items are locally produced by artists & crafts people. You will be sure to find something unique for everyone. Tuesday 21st November til Saturday 6th January* Free admission Museum opening times are Monday – Saturday 9.30am – 4pm *the Museum will be closed 23rd Dec – 2nd Jan

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Alfie Meets..

Alfie Meets..

Come and join Alfie Bear as he meets different objects & people from Wantage past & present. This is an under 5’s group aimed at children 3-5 years but all ages welcome. The dates for the autumn/winter Alfie Meets sessions are Monday 25th September Monday 30th October Monday 27th November Monday 18th December Sessions run 10.30am – 11.15am Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Suggested donation of £2 per...

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Music Monday – Autumn/Winter Sessions 2017

Music Monday – Autumn/Winter Sessions 2017

New dates for the next Four Music Monday sessions are 11th September 9th October 13th November 11th December   A fun & friendly session for under 5’s, Join in with traditional songs and rhymes accompanied by live music. 10am – 10.30am Spaces are limited so it is essential to book in advance Children must be accompanied by an adult Suggested donation of £2 per...

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