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Mindfulness - next on Tuesday, 21st November, 7-9.30pm

on Tue, 21/11/2017 - 6:00pm

Wantage Farmers' Market - Saturday, 25th November from 8.30am

on Sat, 25/11/2017 - 7:30am

#Wantage Farmers Market is in the Market Square, usually on the last Saturday of every month from 8.30am 'til 1pm.

Smaller markets can be found in the same place in Wantage on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

 

Telephone: 01235 763459

Restart & Repair Cafe - Saturday, 25th November, 9.30am - 12.30pm

on Sat, 25/11/2017 - 8:30am

LOCAL: Book Club “The Master and Margarita" - Monday, 27th November at 8pm

on Mon, 27/11/2017 - 8:00pm

The next meeting of the book club will be on Monday, 27th November at 8pm.

The book this month is The Master and Margarita" by Mikhail Bulgakov, available from Amazon (click link to visit Amazon).

Contact Barbara W for further information:-


Submitted by Barbara W.

Make your own Christmas cards - Wednesday, 29th November, 1-4pm

on Wed, 29/11/2017 - 12:00pm

Cornerstone Film Club "The Graduate" - Weds, 29th November, 8pm

on Wed, 29/11/2017 - 7:00pm

The next Didcot Cornerstone Film Club film is "The Graduate" - Weds, 29th November at 8pm.

Trailer:-

 

The Didcot Cornerstone Film Club meets monthly, usually on the last Wednesday of the month at 8pm (plus some Saturday Matinees). Films are shown on a large screen in the main hall and there's a bar afterwards.

Annual membership costs £5 and is available from Cornerstone or Didcot Civic Hall. Please fill in & bring a membership form with you if you're not already a member (click <here> for the form).
 
Tickets for members and their guest are now £6 and members can buy up to 2 tickets for each film (so no need for couples to both join). Tickets for non-members are £8. Tickets are available through the normal Cornerstone booking procedures: on-line, by phone or in person at the box office.

  • Admission is £6-8 per person
  • 8pm start (Each film follows a short introduction)
  • Unreserved seating

Forthcoming screenings:-

  • "The Graduate" - Weds, 29th November
  • 10 Jan - Saturday Night Fever (US 1977)
  • 31 Jan - The Levelling (UK 2016)
  • 28 Feb - Micmacs (Fr 2009)
  • 4 Apr - Passport to Pimlico (UK 1949)
  • 25 Apr - Graduation (Rom 2016)

The Cornerstone Film Club shows the sort of films you probably won't see in mainstream cinemas:-

  • Hollywood Classics
  • Foreign Language
  • New British Independents

For further information, see the Didcot Cornerstone Film Club's own page in 'Groups':-

Wantage Dickensian Evening - Friday, 1st December 6-9pm

on Fri, 01/12/2017 - 9:00pm

#wantage

On Dickensian Evening the market square in Wantage will be full of all sorts of fantastic attractions and events - it is the town's biggest annual event, held on the first Friday of December every year.

Don't forget to dress up in Victorian costume if you possibly can!

Previously, there have been a Victorian Fun Fair, Punch and Judy shows, Icknield Way Morris Men, handbell ringers, circle dancers, and Christmas carols ringing out across the town. Father Christmas has also made an appearance.

Its a real family event and is always great fun!

Mosaic Course - Saturday, 2nd December, 10am - 5pm

on Sat, 02/12/2017 - 9:00am

Christmas Crafts Workshop - Sunday, 3rd December, 10am - 1pm

on Sun, 03/12/2017 - 9:00am

Craft Night - First Tuesday (5/12), 7.00-9.30pm

on Tue, 05/12/2017 - 6:00pm

Upholstery - next on Wednesday, 6th December, 9.30am - 2.30pm

on Wed, 06/12/2017 - 8:30am

LOCAL: Parish Council Meeting - Wednesday, 6th December at 7.30pm

on Wed, 06/12/2017 - 6:30pm

SPARSHOLT PARISH COUNCIL

There will be a meeting of the Sparsholt Parish Council on Wednesday, 6th December at 7.30pm at the Griffin Memorial Hall

ALL MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC WELCOME

Open Forum, to include addresses from the public, District & County Councillors

  1. TBC

Mrs D Lewis-Pryde, Parish Clerk

Tel: 

LOCAL: Spirit of the Vale Christmas Fair - Thursday, 7th December, 12-8pm

on Thu, 07/12/2017 - 8:48am

White Horse Gardening Club - Thursday, 7th December at 7.30pm

on Thu, 07/12/2017 - 6:30pm

Meetings in the Thomas Hughes Memorial Hall, Uffington, Faringdon, SN7 7RA

7.30pm unless otherwise stated. Membership per annum £10. Visitors £2.50.

CLUB PROGRAMME

Thursday 7th December

  • AGM,
  • followed by ‘Gin - distilling and botanicals’, with gins to sample.  
  • A talk by Majestic Wine.    Seasonal refreshments included. Visitors £3.

​Please do come along and bring your friends, neighbours and relatives. Membership cards will be available at this meeting - JOIN US.

To download the 2017 programme, please click link below

White Horse Gardening Club 2017 programme
Garden_Club_2017.pdf 
Adobe Acrobat document [435.9 KB]

Find out more:-

French Market in Wantage - Friday, 8th December, 9am - 5pm

on Fri, 08/12/2017 - 8:15am

Genuine French market – all day Friday, 8th December, 9am - 5pm, Wantage Marketplace.

Cinema at The Beacon - Love Actually (15) - Friday, 8th December at 7.30pm

on Fri, 08/12/2017 - 6:30pm

Join us for a festive evening screening of the modern classic Love Actually complete with a glass of prosecco or mulled wine on arrival and mince pies on offer too! From the makers of Four Weddings and a Funeral and Bridget Jones's Diary.

Glass of prosecco or mulled wine included in ticket price.

Relax with a movie at The Beacon in Wantage.

The bar is open throughout and in the tradition of great cinema, they have an interval with hot dogs, ice cream and popcorn.

For every cinema visit to The Beacon, Wantage Loyalty Card holders can enjoy a free serving of popcorn to enjoy with the film.

  • Love Actually (15) - Friday 8th December at 7.30pm

For further details:-

Relaxing Evenings

Enjoy a relaxing trip to the movies for a blockbuster Friday evening!

All tickets cost £6

Films start at 7.30pm

Easy Mornings

Entertain the kids with a Saturday morning movie.

All tickets cost £3

Films start at 11am

Priscilla Queen of Popcorn

No trip to the cinema is complete without popcorn, made by our very own Priscilla Queen of Popcorn!

Booking

Tickets can be booked in person at Reception at The Beacon or via telephone on 01235 763456.

No booking fees

 

Children's Cinema - ​The Emoji Movie (U) - Sat, 9th Dec, inc. autism friendly

on Sat, 09/12/2017 - 10:00am

Saturday mornings at The Beacon in #Wantage are reserved for the children with Movies 4 Kids shown at 11am.

Relax and enjoy snacks and a coffee whilst the whole family is entertained with an on-screen adventure.

For every cinema visit to The Beacon, Wantage Loyalty Card holders can enjoy a free serving of popcorn to enjoy with the film.

  • The Emoji Movie (U) - Sat, 9th December, 11am 
  • The Emoji Movie (U) - Sat, 9th December, 1pm (Autism Friendly Screening)
For further details:-

 

Relaxing Evenings

Enjoy a relaxing trip to the movies for a blockbuster Friday evening!

All tickets cost £6

Films start at 7.30pm

 

 

Easy Mornings

Entertain the kids with a Saturday morning movie.

All tickets cost £3

Films start at 11am

 

Priscilla Queen of Popcorn

No trip to the cinema is complete without popcorn, made by our very own Priscilla Queen of Popcorn!

Booking

Tickets can be booked in person at Reception at The Beacon or via telephone on 01235 763456.

No booking fees

 

 

Wantage Choral Society - Christmas Oratorio - Saturday, 9th December at 7.30pm

on Sat, 09/12/2017 - 7:30pm

Wantage Choral Society - J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio (Parts 1 – 3)

7.00pm Saturday, 9 December at Wantage Parish Church. 

Ticket Prices: £10 in advance; £12 on the day; accompanied U16’s free but will need ticket.

All tickets from Vale and Downland Museum or at the door.

Pub Quiz at The Greyhound – Sunday, 10th December at 8pm

on Sun, 10/12/2017 - 7:00pm

Join us for our very popular and challenging monthly quiz. Entry is £2.00 with half going into the Jackpot Prize round and half to our nominated charity for this month: The Royal British Legion

There are prizes every round and teams of any size are allowed.

A special pre-quiz menu is served from 6:30-7:30pm, with £1 for each main course sold donated to the chosen charity. Booking is essential as places are always limited! 

Save the date: the next quiz will be on TBC.

The Greyhound, Letcombe Regis (click)

French Conversation & Coffee - Wednesday, 13th December from 9.20am

on Wed, 13/12/2017 - 8:20am

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