Regular Activities at The Beacon

From exercise classes and kickboxing to life drawing and flower arranging, there are sure to be activities running at The Beacon to capture your interest. Our programme of regular activities is designed to work out your body and mind, and once you've finished, why not have a coffee and catch up with friends in The Beacon Coffee Shop? Children are well provided for too with dancing, stage school and funtime soft play sessions.

 

Exercise

Exercise classes at The Beacon

Whether you like your exercise fast and energetic or relaxing and calming, we offer a range of classes for all ages and all abilities so now there's no excuse not to get fit and have fun!

Dance

The Beacon dance classes

Dancing forms a large part of our regular activities at The Beacon. There’s ballet, tap, freestyle and stage school for children and lots of different genres for adults, including Salsa, Konga and Egyptian Dance.

Monkey Mayhem

Monkey mayhem at The Beacon

Bring your little monkeys for a morning of fun and frolics diving in the ball pit, leaping on the bouncy castle and playing with fun toys. Every Monday and Friday (except B/Holidays) 09.30am - 11.30am. £3.70 per child, £5.70 for two.

Workshops

Creative workshops at The Beacon

If you're feeling creative then come and create a masterpiece at The Beacon, whether it's discovering Wantage Wildlife or by saying it with flowers at Flower Club, there plenty of opportunities to learn new skills!

Community Use

Community use of The Beacon

We have a number of organisations who hold meetings at The Beacon, including weight management classes. The NHS also hosts regular blood donor sessions.

Room Hire

Your event at The Beacon

Would you like to host your own regular event or class at The Beacon? If so, please get in touch with one of our team to discuss availability and options on 01235 763456. Take a look at our Rate Card for prices of all our spaces.


Regular Activities Timetable at The Beacon


 

Monday

9.30am - 11.30am

Monkey Mayhem

Pre-school Stay and Play session with Bouncy Castle and Ball Pit!

 

Contact The Beacon: 01235 763456   www.beaconwantage.co.uk

9.30 - 10.30am

10.45 - 11.45am

5.00 - 7.00pm

Body Control Pilates

Beginner's PIlates (5-19th June)

Body Control Pilates

 

 Contact email:  belinda.spanswick@btinternet.com

 Contact Belinda Spanswick: 07833 643696  

1.00 - 2.30pm

Bumps & Beyond 

Contact email: wantage.grove.babies@gmail.com

Contact: Michelle Rozier

 

3.45 - 4.15pm

4.15 - 4.45pm

4.30 - 5.15pm

5.15 - 6.00pm

5.15 - 6.00pm

6.00 - 6.45pm

7.30 - 8.15pm

Karen Brind School of Dance

Freestyle/Street 5-8 years

Freestyle/Street 9-11 years

Grade 2 Tap

Grade 3 Tap

Senior Freestyle/Street

T.A.P Award

Adult Tap

 

Contact email: grahambrind@btinternet.com

Contact Karen Brind: 01235 769 109

6.30 - 7.30pm

Konga Dance

Contact email:  regainfit@gmail.com

Contact Rosemary Rautenbach: 07876 194869


Tuesday

9.30am - 11.00am

Yoga

Contact Diana Reynolds: 01235 831540

11am - 12pm Baby Yoga

Contact Jacqueline: YogawithJacqueline@hotmail.com

 

3.45 - 4.15pm

4.15 - 4.45pm

4.45 - 5.15pm

5.15 – 5.45pm

5.45 - 6.30pm

6.30 – 7.00pm

Karen Brind School of Dance

Preparatory Ballet

Preparatory Tap

Primary Ballet

Primary Tap

Grade 1 Ballet

Grade 1 Tap

 

Contact email: grahambrind@btinternet.com

Contact Karen Brind: 01235 769 109

6.00 – 8.30pm

 

Taekwon-Do

 

 

www.valetkd.com

Contact Carl Davis: 07846 475422

 

7.30pm Cafe Scientifique Free monthly science and engineering talks in The Beacon Coffee Shop, every second Tuesday of the month. Check our community events page for more details on the monthly topics.
7.30pm - 8.30pm Yoga with YogaVictoria

Contact email: mail@yogavictoria.co.uk

Contact Victoria: 01235 767 348 | 07952 830 217

7.30pm - 8.30pm Rose Hips Dance

Contact email: sorcha.ni@gmail.com

Contact Sarah Callaghan: 07974 000124

8.30 – 9.45pm

 Egyptian Dance (intermediate)

Contact email: loreley@homecall.co.uk

Contact Loreley Rice: 01367 710652  |  www.loreleyrice.co.uk


Wednesday

10.00am & 6.30pm

 

WeightWatchers

 

Contact email: nwilloughby@weight-watchers.co.uk

Contact Nicola Willoughby: 07739184284  |  www.weightwatcherslocal.co.uk

 

10.15am - 10:55am

11.15am - 11.55am

 

Mini Professors: Pre-school Science Class

(3 week Summer holiday course from Wed 16-30 August)

Interactive 40 minute sessions introduce young learners (2-5 years) to the wondrous world of science through experiments, stories and fun resources to handle. 

Contact email: newbury@miniprofessors.co.uk

Contact Ruth: 07912257839 | 01264352454

Book Online: www.miniprofessors.co.uk

6.00 – 7.15pm

Jacqueline Rice Yoga

Contact email: jacks130@hotmail.com

Contact Jacqueline Rice: 01235 519 012

6.00 - 7.00pm

Legs, Bums & Tums (start 7 June 2017)

Contact email: info@fit4this.co.uk

Contact Luke Horton: 07896118696 | www.fit4this.co.uk

7.30 – 9.00pm

 Kickboxing

Contact email: cainedo@btinternet.com

Contact Handel Caine: 07957 111160

 

3.45 - 4.30pm

4.30 – 5.15pm

5.15 – 6.00pm

6.00 – 6.30pm

6.30 – 7.15pm

7.15 – 8.15pm

Karen Brind School of Dance

Grade 2 Ballet

Grade 3 Ballet

Grade 6 Point

Senior Point

Classical Award Ballet

Intermediate Ballet

 

Contact email: grahambrind@btinternet.com

Contact Karen Brind: 01235 769 109


Thursday

9.30 – 10.15am

& 10.45 – 11.30am

 

Boogie Beats

 

Contact email: vici@boogiebeat.co.uk

Contact Vici Montgomery: 07787 121628  |  www.boogiebeat.co.uk

10.00 – 11am

& 8.15 – 9.15pm

Bizzy Bodiez

 

Contact email: elaine@bizzybodiez.co.uk

Contact Elaine Bywaters: 07831 889603  |  www.bizzybodiez.co.uk

 

 

1.30 - 2.30pm

2.00 – 2.30pm

4.00 – 4.45pm

4.45 – 5.30pm

5.30 - 6.15pm

6.15 – 6.45pm

6.45 – 7.30pm

Karen Brind School of Dance

Tiny Toes

Baby Ballet (from Jan 2017)

Grade 4 Ballet

Grade 4 Tap

Grade 5 Ballet

Beginners Point Work

Grade 5 Tap

 

Contact email: graham.brind@btinternet.com

Contact Karen Brind: 01235 769 109

7.00 – 10.00pm

 Flower Club (monthly)

Wantage Flower Club, founded 1970, is a place to learn, enjoy flowers and flower arranging and make friends. Beginners and new to Wantage and the surrounding area are especially welcome!

Contact email: secretary@bbando.org.uk

www.bbando.org.uk

View the latest Flower club Newsletters:

- May 2017

- April 2017

- June 2017


Friday

9.30am - 11.30am

Monkey Mayhem

Pre-school Stay and Play session with Bouncy Castle and Ball Pit!

 

 

Contact The Beacon: 01235 763456   www.beaconwantage.co.uk

4.00 – 7.00pm

Forbes Stage School

Contact email: misskirsty@ntlworld.com

Contact Kirsty: 07802 531459  www.forbestheatreartsoxford.com

7.15 – 9.30pm

Wantage Wildlife, History & Archaelogy 
(second Friday of each month)

Contact email:  mjgc.taylor@btinternet.com

Contact Gillian Taylor: 01235 751 646 or Steve Maier: 01235 414 176

7.15 – 8.30pm

Cheek 2 Cheek Dance Lessons

Contact email: cheek2cheekdance@hotmail.co.uk

Contact Alison:  www.cheek2cheekdance.co.uk

10.00am – 12.00pm

Wantage Decorative & Fine Arts Society (monthly)

Contact email: info@wantagedfas.uk

www.wantagedfas.org

9.00pm – 12.00am

Ceroc (monthly)

Contact email: ceroc_oxford@hotmail.com

www.cerocoxford.com


Saturday

8.45 am - 1.30pm

Stelle School of Dance

Contact email: gemsy9@hotmail.com

Contact Gemma Abitabile:  07969 670043