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Oct
17
Wed
2018
Beginners Knitting @ The Mix, Wantage
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Beginners Knitting @ The Mix, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

An introductory course covering all the basic skills: casting on and off, the knit stitch, the purl stitch, how to create stitch patterns using knit and purl, working in rows and rounds, and increasing and decreasing techniques for simple shaping.

By the end of the course we will be following a simple knitting pattern.


Oct
20
Sat
2018
Pallet DIY Workshop @ The Mix, Wantage
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Pallet DIY Workshop @ The Mix, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

Turn pallets and surplus wood into a shoe rack, outdoor plant rack, or other item of your choice in this one day workshop.


Oct
21
Sun
2018
apple pressing @ The Mix, Wantage
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
apple pressing @ The Mix, Wantage | United Kingdom

 


Bring along your surplus apples and windfalls and turn them into juice. £1 a bottle. We will also have a pasteuriser available so your juice keeps for longer.

Pop in with a bag or 2, or if you have lots of apples, please book a slot: contact Jo on 07768 767787/ joharvey100@gmail.com


Oct
22
Mon
2018
Build your Resilience Toolkit: The arts and science of staying strong in the face of life’s challenges @ The Mix, Wantage
Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Build your Resilience Toolkit: The arts and science of staying strong in the face of life's challenges @ The Mix, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

This course includes art, music, mindfulness, scientific research on

mental wellbeing, creative writing, nature therapy, spirituality perspectives, physical activity and relaxation. Giving you the opportunity to experiment with a variety of tried and tested ways of improving psychophysical health,

strength and resilience. Open to all, no matter your background.

6 evenings: 10th, 17th and 24th Sept, 8th, 15th, and 22nd Oct.


 

Oct
23
Tue
2018
Mindfulness course
Oct 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Mindfulness course

This course includes the central elements of the internationally recognised Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) programme developed by

Jon Kabat-Zinn, combined with compassion meditation, readings and

group discussions. All welcome – no experience necessary, just a

commitment to some manageable regular home practice.

 

6 evening sessions (11th, 18th, 25th Sept, 9th, 16th,

23rd Oct) and practice day Sat 13th Oct 10am -4pm.


 

Oct
24
Wed
2018
Felt mice and other small creatures @ The Mix, Wantage
Oct 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Felt mice and other small creatures @ The Mix, Wantage | United Kingdom

Turn scrap felt, ribbon and lace into hand-sewn mice

and other small creatures in this upcycling workshop.

All materials provided from our Resource Bank.


Beginners Knitting @ The Mix, Wantage
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Beginners Knitting @ The Mix, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

An introductory course covering all the basic skills: casting on and off, the knit stitch, the purl stitch, how to create stitch patterns using knit and purl, working in rows and rounds, and increasing and decreasing techniques for simple shaping.

By the end of the course we will be following a simple knitting pattern.


Oct
25
Thu
2018
Crochet for Beginners @ The Mix, Wantage
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Crochet for Beginners @ The Mix, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

From how to hold a hook and different sizes of hooks and wools to the basic stitches. By the end of this course you will be crocheting in rows and in rounds, creating granny squares and reading basic patterns.


Oct
27
Sat
2018
Silver jewellery workshop @ The Mix, Wantage
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Silver jewellery workshop @ The Mix, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

Design and make your own unique piece of silver jewellery under the guidance of a professional goldsmith. All tools and materials provided.


 

Nov
1
Thu
2018
Crochet for Beginners @ The Mix, Wantage
Nov 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Crochet for Beginners @ The Mix, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

From how to hold a hook and different sizes of hooks and wools to the basic stitches. By the end of this course you will be crocheting in rows and in rounds, creating granny squares and reading basic patterns.


Nov
5
Mon
2018
Beginner machine sewing course for parent and child (suitable for age 8+) @ The Mix, Wantage
Nov 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Beginner machine sewing course for parent and child (suitable for age 8+) @ The Mix, Wantage | United Kingdom

This course will cover basic machine sewing skills,

from threading the sewing machine and simple seams

through to applique cushion covers and zips.

                                                                               

Bring along your own sewing machine (one per pair)

 

£40 for the course for each parent and child pair

to book contact Jo: 07768 767787 / joharvey100@gmail.com


Nov
7
Wed
2018
Beginners Knitting @ The Mix, Wantage
Nov 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Beginners Knitting @ The Mix, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

An introductory course covering all the basic skills: casting on and off, the knit stitch, the purl stitch, how to create stitch patterns using knit and purl, working in rows and rounds, and increasing and decreasing techniques for simple shaping.

By the end of the course we will be following a simple knitting pattern.


Nov
8
Thu
2018
Crochet for Beginners @ The Mix, Wantage
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Crochet for Beginners @ The Mix, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

From how to hold a hook and different sizes of hooks and wools to the basic stitches. By the end of this course you will be crocheting in rows and in rounds, creating granny squares and reading basic patterns.


Nov
11
Sun
2018
Pedal power! Making a turbo stand generator for powering mobile phones and music @ The Mix, Wantage
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Pedal power! Making a turbo stand generator for powering mobile phones and music @ The Mix, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

Join us as we make a turbo stand generator

over this 2 day workshop, attaching USB outlets and

putting together a basic 12 Volt mp3 amplifier.

By the end of the workshop you’ll be set to make your own so you can pedal power phone charging and music!


Nov
12
Mon
2018
Upholstery course @ The Mix, Wantage
Nov 12 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Upholstery course @ The Mix, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

For those with some experience in upholstery, this course develops your upholstery techniques while working on your own projects.

With tutor Kate Powell.


Beginner machine sewing course for parent and child (suitable for age 8+) @ The Mix, Wantage
Nov 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Beginner machine sewing course for parent and child (suitable for age 8+) @ The Mix, Wantage | United Kingdom

This course will cover basic machine sewing skills,

from threading the sewing machine and simple seams

through to applique cushion covers and zips.

                                                                               

Bring along your own sewing machine (one per pair)

 

£40 for the course for each parent and child pair

to book contact Jo: 07768 767787 / joharvey100@gmail.com


Nov
14
Wed
2018
Feltmaking @ The Mix, Wantage
Nov 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Feltmaking @ The Mix, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

Learn the basics of wet felting in this one-day workshop.

We will take a selection of fibres and use them to make pieces of coloured felt, which we will then use to make a textile representation

of an image of your own choice.


Beginners Knitting @ The Mix, Wantage
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Beginners Knitting @ The Mix, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

An introductory course covering all the basic skills: casting on and off, the knit stitch, the purl stitch, how to create stitch patterns using knit and purl, working in rows and rounds, and increasing and decreasing techniques for simple shaping.

By the end of the course we will be following a simple knitting pattern.


Nov
16
Fri
2018
Oktoberfest at The Beacon Wantage @ The Beacon
Nov 16 @ 5:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Oktoberfest at The Beacon Wantage @ The Beacon | England | United Kingdom

Join us at The Beacon for our annual Oktoberfest, where we offer a range of local beers/ciders, accompanied by delicious local food with entertainment from local bands.

 

Line-Up

Friday:

HEADLINING – 2TONE ALL SKA’S: 10pm -11:15pm
The Corsairs: 8:15pm – 9:30pm

Saturday:

HEADLINING – Unusual Suspects: 10pm – 11:15pm
Electrichead: 8:15pm – 9:30pm
Thunderbird: 6:30pm – 7:45pm

Open Mic: Sat 17 Nov (3pm – 6pm)

 

Dates & Times

Friday 16 November | 5pm – 12am

Saturday 17 November | 2pm – 12am

 

Tickets

£3 Entry (Buy on door)

£7 Beer Token (4  x Half Pints)

 

 

Nov
17
Sat
2018
Oktoberfest at The Beacon Wantage @ The Beacon
Nov 17 @ 2:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Oktoberfest at The Beacon Wantage @ The Beacon | England | United Kingdom

Join us at The Beacon for our annual Oktoberfest, where we offer a range of local beers/ciders, accompanied by delicious local food with entertainment from local bands.

 

Line-Up

Friday:

HEADLINING – 2TONE ALL SKA’S: 10pm -11:15pm
The Corsairs: 8:15pm – 9:30pm

Saturday:

HEADLINING – Unusual Suspects: 10pm – 11:15pm
Electrichead: 8:15pm – 9:30pm
Thunderbird: 6:30pm – 7:45pm

Open Mic: Sat 17 Nov (3pm – 6pm)

 

Dates & Times

Friday 16 November | 5pm – 12am

Saturday 17 November | 2pm – 12am

 

Tickets

£3 Entry (Buy on door)

£7 Beer Token (4  x Half Pints)

 

 

Nov
18
Sun
2018
Pedal power! Making a turbo stand generator for powering mobile phones and music @ The Mix, Wantage
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Pedal power! Making a turbo stand generator for powering mobile phones and music @ The Mix, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

Join us as we make a turbo stand generator

over this 2 day workshop, attaching USB outlets and

putting together a basic 12 Volt mp3 amplifier.

By the end of the workshop you’ll be set to make your own so you can pedal power phone charging and music!


Nov
19
Mon
2018
Introduction to upholstery @ The Mix, Wantage
Nov 19 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Introduction to upholstery @ The Mix, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

Learn upholstery techniques while working on your own project

with tutor Kate Powell.


Beginner machine sewing course for parent and child (suitable for age 8+) @ The Mix, Wantage
Nov 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Beginner machine sewing course for parent and child (suitable for age 8+) @ The Mix, Wantage | United Kingdom

This course will cover basic machine sewing skills,

from threading the sewing machine and simple seams

through to applique cushion covers and zips.

                                                                               

Bring along your own sewing machine (one per pair)

 

£40 for the course for each parent and child pair

to book contact Jo: 07768 767787 / joharvey100@gmail.com


Nov
24
Sat
2018
Year round crop planning @ The Mix, Wantage
Nov 24 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Year round crop planning @ The Mix, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

Learn the basics of wet felting in this one-day workshop.

We will take a selection of fibres and use them to make pieces of coloured felt, which we will then use to make a textile representation

of an image of your own choice.


Nov
26
Mon
2018
Beginner machine sewing course for parent and child (suitable for age 8+) @ The Mix, Wantage
Nov 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Beginner machine sewing course for parent and child (suitable for age 8+) @ The Mix, Wantage | United Kingdom

This course will cover basic machine sewing skills,

from threading the sewing machine and simple seams

through to applique cushion covers and zips.

                                                                               

Bring along your own sewing machine (one per pair)

 

£40 for the course for each parent and child pair

to book contact Jo: 07768 767787 / joharvey100@gmail.com


Dec
3
Mon
2018
Introduction to upholstery @ The Mix, Wantage
Dec 3 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Introduction to upholstery @ The Mix, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

Learn upholstery techniques while working on your own project

with tutor Kate Powell.


Dec
10
Mon
2018
Upholstery course @ The Mix, Wantage
Dec 10 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Upholstery course @ The Mix, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

For those with some experience in upholstery, this course develops your upholstery techniques while working on your own projects.

With tutor Kate Powell.


Dec
21
Fri
2018
Pantomime: Sleeping Beauty @ The Beacon
Dec 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Pantomime: Sleeping Beauty @ The Beacon | England | United Kingdom

Join us this Christmas for the pantomime of your dreams!

TaleGate Theatre Productions is back at the Beacon for the fifth year with a show ‘packed with songs, slapstick, silliness, audience participation and all the fairytale magic of traditional pantomime!

This fun-filled extravaganza is guaranteed to delight the whole family.

 

Tickets

Tickets £8.50 | £32 Family Ticket for 4

 

Dates & Times

Friday 21 December | 4.00pm
Saturday 22 December | 1.00pm & 4.00pm

Dec
22
Sat
2018
Pantomime: Sleeping Beauty @ The Beacon
Dec 22 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Pantomime: Sleeping Beauty @ The Beacon | England | United Kingdom

Join us this Christmas for the pantomime of your dreams!

TaleGate Theatre Productions is back at the Beacon for the fifth year with a show ‘packed with songs, slapstick, silliness, audience participation and all the fairytale magic of traditional pantomime!

This fun-filled extravaganza is guaranteed to delight the whole family.

 

Tickets

Tickets £8.50 | £32 Family Ticket for 4

 

Dates & Times

Friday 21 December | 4.00pm
Saturday 22 December | 1.00pm & 4.00pm

Jan
14
Mon
2019
Upholstery course @ The Mix, Wantage
Jan 14 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Upholstery course @ The Mix, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

For those with some experience in upholstery, this course develops your upholstery techniques while working on your own projects.

With tutor Kate Powell.