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Here you will find all of the Adult events.

Click on the individual posters for more details.











Christmas Crafts & Gifts the perfect place to buy unique locally made gifts for Christmas. 21st Nov – 6th Jan (Museum will be closed 24th Dec – 2nd Jan) Monday – Saturday 9.30am – 4pm.







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 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 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.





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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 & the leader of the group will get in touch. Free to attend but please support the cafe.






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.





Wantage country market


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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