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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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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