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What's On in Southern Oxfordshire?

There's always something interesting going on with events, festivals, shows, exhibitions and fairs happening all year round. This events diary will keep you up to date with what's on in South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse so you can plan your visit.

Although major events such as the Henley Royal Regatta, Thame Show, Rewind, Wallingford Food Festival, Thame Food Festival and Henley's Festival of Music and the Arts attract massive publicity, there are plenty more events taking place.

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Results in Wantage

Fairs & Festivals

Wantage (not just) Betjeman Literary Festival - Wantage

22/10/2016 to 23/10/2016

We look forward to welcoming you to another faubulous 9 days of fact, fiction and fun. For more information, please visit the website.

Wantage 'not just' Betjeman Literary Festival - Wantage

24/10/2016 to 30/10/2016

This festival named after Poet Laureate, Sir John Betjeman who lived in the town of Wantage from 1951 to 1972 boasts a plethora of 30 events across the week at a variety of venues in Wantage. This festival offers something for everyone to get involved in, from talks and workshops from both local and well known authors, to murder mystery and wine tasting, as well as a whole host of children's events.

General Events

The Life & Times of Edward Davey of Wantage, Wantage Museum - Wantage

20/10/2016 19:00

The Life & Times of Edward Davey of Wantage - A talk by Sem Seabourne, discover how a Wantage Victorian wine merchant became a felloe of The Geology Society & a national expert on rare and ancient coins.

Tickets are available at the Museum reception

Art / Exhibitions

Heritage Exhibition, Champs Chapel, East Hendred - Wantage

24/04/2016 to 30/10/2016

Champs chapel Museum is rub by the East Hendred Heritage Trust. It holds a permanent display of our village history and annual exhibition on the "Secret Lives of Our Streets". Our 2016 exhibition focuses on Church Street in East Hendred.

Forton Fine Art Autumn Exhibition, Eastmanton House, Sparsholt - Wantage

04/11/2016 to 13/11/2016

Autumn exhibition of paintings, sculpture and ceramics. 

Please visit the website for a list of exhibitors and their work

Explore Drawing, Vale & Downland Museum - Wantage

15/11/2016 11:45 to 13/12/2016 13:15

In this series you will learn drawing techniques such as tone, form, line and perspective. You will discover various media you can use for drawing inspired by still life and photographs. 

Please visit the website for more information.

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