Adults

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Here you will find all of the Adult events.

Click on the individual posters for more details.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Talks & Teas – Lifting the Lid on the Museums Collection Join the Museums Curator Suzie and Learning & Access Officer Mel as they show you some of the objects in the Museums reserve collection, this 40 minute talk is followed by a homemade afternoon tea in the Museum Cafe. £6 each. Pre-booking is essential. 2pm Thursday 2nd November

 

 

 

 

Mike Brain Autumn Exhibition A collection of original paintings, collages, prints & cards from Oxfordshire artist Mike Brain. On display in the Dr Squires Gallery 23rd Oct – 4th Nov

 

 

 

Talks & Teas – The Local Landscape Join Geologist Val Clure in the Museums Auditorium as she explains how the local landscape influenced the development of Wantage. This 40 minute talk is followed by a homemade cream tea in the Museum Cafe. £6 per person, pre-booking is essential. 2pm Thursday 19th October.

 

 

 

 

Talks & Teas – A Brief History of Grove Airfield Join Aviation Historian Don Summers in the Museum Auditorium as he shares the history of our local airfield. This 40 minute talk is followed by a homemade cream tea in the Museum Cafe. £6 per person, pre-booking is essential. 2pm Thursday 16th November

 

 

 

 

Talks & Teas – Wantage Tales Join local historian Trevor Hancock in the Museum Auditorium as he shares stories from Wantage Past. This 40 minute talk is followed by a homemade cream tea in the Museum Cafe. £6 per person, pre-booking is essential. 2pm Thursday 23rd November

 

 

 

Friends of the Museum Day Trip to the Weald & Downland Living Museum The Friends of the Museum invite you to join them on this day trip to the Christmas Market at Weald & Downland Living Museum. Saturday 25th November. Tickets available from the VDM reception. £25 for Friends, £27 for Visitors & £22 for Children (5-17yrs) For more information click here

 

 

 

 

 

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Drawing Classes Local artist Vicky Vergou is running her drawing classes at the Museum starting 10th Oct. Deadline to sign up is 20th Sept, to sign up please contact Vicky directly v.vergou@gmail.com or 07811450567

 

 

 

 

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Water Colour Classes Local artist Vicky Vergou is running 2 courses on Water Colour, starting on 10th Oct. Deadline to sign up is 20th Sept, to sign up please contact Vicky directly v.vergou@gmail.com or 07811450567

 

 

 

 

 

Upcycled Craft Exhibition An exhibition of unique bags, jewellery, gifts & homeware that have been creatively upcycled by local artists & crafts people. On display in the Museums Upper Gallery 23rd Oct –  18th Nov. Free admission.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Talks & Teas – Morris Dancing Have you ever wondered where Morris Dancing came from & why they do it? Join Icknield Way Morris Man Sem Seabourne in the Museum Auditorium to find out. This 40 minute talk is followed by a homemade cream tea in the Museum Cafe. 2pm Thursday 12th October. £6 per person, booking in advance is recommended.

 

 

 

 

 

Talks & Teas – 10,000 Years of Textiles Join professional weaver Angela Pawlyn as she takes you through a whistle stop tour of textile history. This 40 minute talk is followed by a homemade cream tea in the Museum Cafe. 2pm Thursday 9th November. £6 per person, booking in advance is recommended.

 

 

 

 

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Knit Knot & Natter Join the Museums Knit Knot & Natter group every 3rd Friday of the Month in the Museum Cafe at 1.30pm. Bring along your own project or take tuition from one of the members in crafts including knitting, crochet & weaving. Free to attend but please support the Cafe.

 

 

 

 

Museum Book group

 

Join the Museum Book Group in the Museum Cafe every 2nd Friday of the Month at 2pm. For more information & to join please send your contact details to vdmtourism@gmail.com & the leader of the group will get in touch. Free to attend but please support the cafe.

 

 

 

 

Make-lace-Mondays

Make Lace Mondays Join a small group of Wantage Lace Makers in the Museum Foyer every 2nd Monday of the month at 1.30pm. See how lace is made & even have a go with their guidance. Free admission but donations welcome.

 

 

 

 

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Wantage Country Market Every Friday morning 9.30am – 10.45am the ladies from Wantage WI run their market in the Museum Cafe. They sell homemade cakes, desserts, jams, chutneys and lots more. Free admission.

 

 

 

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