The Beacon

The Beacon
Portway, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 9BX
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Beauty & The Beast

  • PG

Saturday 8 July | 11.00am | £3 Disney's animated classic takes on a new form, with a widened mythology and an all-star cast. A young prince, imprisoned in the form of a beast, can be freed only by true love. What may be his only opportunity arrives when he meets Belle (Emma Watson), the only human girl to ever visit…

Sat 8 Jul


Cara Dillon

Cara Dillon has one of those rare talents you only come across a handful times in your life. Her crystalline, angelic voice has the ability to reach inside the soul of a song with profound sweetness, poignancy and depth. Come and join the exceptional Cara Dillon for a night of Christmas songs in what will undoubtedly…

Fri 8 Sep


An Evening Of Wine Tasting

Join Brian Davis, member of the Association of Wine Educators, for an evening of wine tasting around the theme of unusual grape varieties. Brian has nurtured his passion for wines whilst entertaining clients for over 30 years. Through reading and tasting, membership of wine clubs and inspired by Jasper Morris MW, Brian…

Fri 14 Jul


Hidden Figures

  • PG

Friday 7 July | 7.30pm | £5 As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. Based on the unbelievably true life stories of three of these…

Fri 7 Jul


The Hunting of the Snark

All aboard! The ship is departing! All children, animals and silly people welcome! The impossible voyage of an improbable crew to hunt an imaginary creature is brought magically to life in this sparkling musical comedy adventure for 4 to 94 year olds. Enter the imaginative world of Alice in Wonderland creator, Lewis…

Sun 29 Oct


Jeremy Hardy

Mr Hardy is a stalwart of BBC Radio 4 comedy including The News Quiz and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue. Now's your chance to see Jeremy out on his own, peddling his intelligent satire and gentle musings across the country.

Sat 30 Sep


Jive Aces: A Night Of Jive & Swing Music

A night of jive and swing music with Special Guest Amy Baker Having become the first ever band to reach the semi finals of Britain's Got Talent in 2012 following up with a performance for Her Majesty The Queen as part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations and performances for both the Olympic and Paralympic…

Sat 22 Jul


John Robins & Ivo Graham Comedy Edinburgh Preview

Double Bill: John Robins Guilt! Shame! Regret! Stand-Up Comedian, Vibe-Magnet and "London's Saddest DJ" yells into a well for fifty five minutes. Join the brilliant John Robins as he works through new material leading up to his 8th Edinburgh festival show (work in progress). As seen on Mock The Week, Russell…

Fri 30 Jun


Morgan & West: More Magic For Kids!

\*\*\*Morgan & West return with marvellous magic and crazy capers for the young and old alike!\*\*\* Time-travelling magicians Morgan & West return to the stage with a marvellous magic show full of crazy capers for the young, old, and everyone in-between! Expect the unexpected, believe the unbelievable, but do not…

Sat 18 Nov


Morgan & West: Time-Travelling Magicians

\*\*\*Morgan & West amaze and astound with their mind boggling magic!\*\*\* Great Scott! Time-travelling magicians Morgan & West bring a magical extravaganza to a millennium near you! Not content with their lot as the nineteenth century's greatest magic duo, this prestidigitatory pair present a conjuring…

Sat 18 Nov


National Theatre Live: Angels In America, Part 1 Millennium Approaches

This new staging of Tony Kushner’s multi-award winning two-part play is directed by Marianne Elliott (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, War Horse).

Thu 20 Jul


National Theatre Live: Angels In America, Part 2 Perestroika

The second part of Tony Kushner’s multi-award winning play.

Thu 27 Jul


National Theatre Live: Salome

  • 2017

This charged retelling turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salomé at the centre of a revolution. Director Yaël Farber draws on multiple accounts to create this urgent, hypnotic production.

Thu 22 Jun


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Thu 29 Jun


National Theatre Live: Yerma

Billie Piper returns in her Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role. A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s masterpiece.

Thu 31 Aug


Rich Hall's Hoedown

*Presented by Off the Kerb Productions * as part of the Wantage (not just) Betjeman Literary Festival 2017 Running Time: 2 hours (including interval) Age Suitability: 14+ (parental guidance - likely to be swearing and adult content) Rich Hall’s critically acclaimed new show begins its second leg of touring. There…

Fri 27 Oct


Sarah and Duck's Big Top Birthday

Sarah and Duck are brought to the stage through the magic of theatre and puppetry. Ages 3+.

Sun 2 Jul


Sat 15 Jul


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