Knit, Knot & Natter

Knit, Knot & Natter

Our friendly Knit, Knot & Natter group meet every 3rd Friday of the month at 1.30pm in the Museum Cafe. New faces are always welcome. Bring along your own project of just come and buy a coffee and a piece of cake and see what others are working on! It’s a great way to get inspired and to pick up tips and tuition in crafts such as knitting, weaving and crochet.

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Walking for Health

Walking for Health

Thursdays 10am. Walking for Health sets off from the museum on Thursday mornings and returns to the museum after the walk – for a coffee and a chat! Ask at the museum reception desk for the organiser’s contact details.

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Country Market in the Museum

Country Market in the Museum

Fridays 9.30am – 10.45am Country Market in the Museum If you are free on Friday mornings, don’t miss the chance to buy wonderful chutneys, marmalades, cards, cakes and plants at this  lively weekly drop-in market. Shop, meet your friends and chat over coffee in the museum coffee shop!

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Museum Book Group

Museum Book Group

Friday 8 May  2015, 2pm – 3.30pm Museum Book Group  Book for Discussion: ‘ Crow Lake’ by Mary Lawson Read the book, turn up, buy a coffee and join in our lively and informal discussions. New members are always welcome. Free but we do hope you  will support the coffee shop. Ask the staff at the museum reception desk for details. We hope to see you...

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Make-Lace Mondays

Make-Lace Mondays

Your chance to learn a traditional and all absorbing craft! Free drop -in sessions run by Wantage Lacemakers on the 2nd Monday in the month and every Monday during the Wantage Summer Festival.   Buy a tea or coffee from the coffee shop and have a go at bobbin lace-making. Try-out boards will be available so there is no need to have your own equipment. Experienced lace-makers are also very welcome – just turn up and bring your own project with...

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Railway through the Vale

Railway through the Vale

A 7.9m (almost 26ft) long model railway is the new exhibit in the Main Gallery of the Museum in Wantage. The Railway through the Vale exhibit provides some much needed emphasises to the relevance of railway transport to local trades and industries of the area. Space does not allow a true representation of the Great Western Railway near to Wantage, but this model does bring a flavour of the railway as it passes through the Vale downland....

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