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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

Oktoberfest - Wantage

07/10/2016 17:00 to 08/10/2016 23:59

In association with Loose Cannon Brewery, our Oktoberfest celebrates all that is good about beer with many ales, ciders and porters to enjoy with food and live music from local bands.


More info can be found by visiting the website.

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

Starting Points, Wantage Museum - Wantage

13/09/2016 09:30 to 01/10/2016 16:00

Starting Points - An exhibition of work by The Oxford Textile Workshop 

Creative poetry workshop, The Vale & Downland Museum - Wantage

17/09/2016 10:00

Could you write poetry in the Museum? - Join us for a creative poetry workshop & be inspired by the past on display in The Vale & Downland Museum. Participants will have a 'hands on' exploration of some exhibits too! All abilities welcome.


Tickets available at Museum reception or by email: wantagepoetryworkshop@gmail.com

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

Plays & Films

Childrens's Theatre: The Star Seekers, Wantage Museum - Wantage

16/10/2016 11:00

Have you ever dreamt of flying to the moon? Becoming an astronaut?

Join the Wardrobe Ensemble on a journey through the stars where you take the steering wheel.

Suitable for ages 3-8. For more information, please visit the website.

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.




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