Wantage Lego Expo

Wantage Lego Expo

After the huge success of our 1 day Lego Expo last year we are very excited to tell you we will be hosting a TWO week Lego Expo this summer in collaborations with Wantage Pixel Club & Toy Planet Collectors. Starting on Saturday 22nd July & ending on Saturday 5th August, there will be plenty of time for everyone to enjoy the wonderful creations that will be on display. As with the last Lego Expo we will be asking for your creations to be...

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Wantage Summer Festival – An insight into the world of Alpinism & it’s amazing landscape

Wantage Summer Festival – An insight into the world of Alpinism & it’s amazing landscape

The hugely popular Wantage Summer Festival starts on 17th June & finishes on 23rd July. We are hosting a few events for the festival here at the Museum. An insight into the world of Alpinism & it’s amazing landscape, an illustrated talk by Mike Hope will be held in the Museum on Friday 21st July at 7.30 pm. Tickets cost £6 each and are available from Museum...

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Wantage Summer Festival – Wantage & Hardy

Wantage Summer Festival – Wantage & Hardy

The hugely popular Wantage Summer Festival starts on 17th June & finishes on 23rd July. We are hosting a few events for the festival here at the Museum. Wantage & Hardy is a very entertaining evening hosted by The Mad Hatters Ceilidh Band with a cocktail of readings & poetry punctuated with music from the tune books of the Hardy family. Thursday 13th July 2017 at 7pm Tickets are just £7 each including a drink & nibbles Tickets...

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Wantage Summer Festival – Harwell Through the Lens

Wantage Summer Festival – Harwell Through the Lens

The hugely popular Wantage Summer Festival starts on 17th June & finishes on 23rd July. We are hosting a few events for the festival here at the Museum. Eric Jones will be giving another of his very interesting talks, Harwell Through the Lens. Thursday 29th June 2017 Doors open at 7 pm for a 7.30 pm start Eric has previously given a talk on this subject & it proved very popular, so if you missed out last time make sure to get your...

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Wantage Summer Festival – Casting Metal, The historic role of local foundries

Wantage Summer Festival – Casting Metal, The historic role of local foundries

Casting Metal The historic role of local foundries is a talk by Jim Birch. Tuesday 27th June 2017  7.30 pm (doors open 7 pm) Tickets are just £6 each and are available from Museum reception now. In the 19th and early 20th centuries rural areas of Britain did more than grow corn and raise animals, many had some manufacturing industry. The Vale and Downs were no exception and there were over thirty foundries within fifteen miles of Wantage –...

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