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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

General Events

Wantage Model Railway Show, School Lane, Grove - Wantage

18/04/2015 10:00

The show will appeal to both local families and keen modellers. Twelve layouts are booked in gauges Z to O plus static displays, trade support and buffet. One layout is for children to operate. Organised by experienced modellers and Grove Scout Group, this is the first model railway show at this venue. The hall is owned by Grove Parish Council with disabled facilities and ample free parking. Proceeds will go to Grove Scout Group with over 200 beavers, cubs, scouts and explorers in need of a new hall. Adults £3.50, Concessions £3.00, Children £2.00. At The Old Mill Hall, School Lane, Grove, Wantage, Oxon, OX12 7LB. Contact tel: 01452 770447.

Sporting Events

White Horse Harriers Half Marathon, Grove - Wantage

29/03/2015 09:30

Entries have now closed for this 13.1 mile road race as entries are now full. The White Horse Half Marathon has been voted one of the top 10 races for Personal Best potential on the Runners World website. This half marathon is run through the attractive country villages of the Vale of the White Horse. The race incorporates the Oxfordshire County Half Marathon Championships and is one of the events included in the Oxfordshire AA Road Race Grand Prix. There are a variety of cash and non-cash prizes awarded. 


The Ridgewalk, Watlington & Ashbury - Entire Region

20/06/2015 to 21/06/2015

An amazing walking challenge across Oxfordshire and Wiltshire - have you got what it takes to take on The RidgeWalk 2015? Taking place along the oldest road in Britain – The Ridgeway - we assure you that this challenge will test you and your team both physically and mentally. We are offering all teams a choice of three routes: trek 52 miles in 24 hours, trek 26 miles in 12 hours or trek 13 miles in 6 hours. You will be provided with hot meals en route, regular checkpoints with FREE drinks and snacks, medics, marshals and pace walkers, a finishers medal and t-shirt for every trekker. The 52-mile route starts at 14.00 on Saturday 20 June  at Watlington and the 26-mile route starts 10 hours later at midnight at West Ilsley. The 13-mile route starts at 8.00 on Sunday 21 June at Ashbury. At the big finish at Barbury Castle there will be music, hot food, drinks, massages and a refresh tent available, so why not get your family and friends to come along and cheer you over the line! Sign up by the end of January and receive 50% off your registration fee.

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