John Betjeman Bust

John Betjeman Bust

Poet Laureate Sir John Betjeman lived in Wantage for many years with his wife Penelope & their children. He is fondly remembered in the town & here at the Museum we are very lucky to have been chosen for the site of a new bust of Mr Betjeman. Sunday 28th August 2016 would have been John’s 110th birthday so to celebrate the event we had a grand unveiling of the bust with some very special guests, Martin Jennings the artist came to...

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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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