Regular Activities at The Beacon

From exercise classes and kickboxing to dance and music classes for all ages, 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 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!


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.


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



9.30am - 11.30am

Monkey Mayhem

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


Contact The Beacon: 01235 763456

9.30 - 10.30am

10.45 - 11.45am

5.00 - 7.00pm

Body Control Pilates

Beginner's PIlates

Body Control Pilates


 Contact email:

 Contact Belinda Spanswick: 07833 643696  

1.00 - 2.30pm

Bumps & Beyond 

Contact email:

Contact: Michelle Rozier


3.45 - 4.15pm

4.15 - 4.45pm

4.30 - 5.15pm

5.15 - 6.00pm

5.15 - 6.00pm

5.15 - 6.00pm

6.00 - 6.45pm

6.00 - 6.45pm

6.45 - 7.30pm

7.30 - 8.15pm

Karen Brind School of Dance

Freestyle/Street 5-8 years

Freestyle/Street 9-11 years

Freestyle/Street 12+ years

Grade 3 Tap

Grade 3 Tap

Senior Freestyle/Street

Senior Ballet

Intermediate Tap

Adult Tap

Adult Tap


Contact email:

Contact Karen Brind: 01235 769 109


9.30am - 11.00am


Contact Diana Reynolds: 01235 831540


10.00am - 11.00am

11.00am - 12.00pm

Music Bugs

Family Bugs


Baby Bugs

Contact Lee-Anne


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:

Contact Karen Brind: 01235 769 109

6.00 – 8.30pm



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:

Contact Victoria: 01235 767 348 | 07952 830 217

7.30pm - 8.30pm Rose Hips Dance

Contact email:

Contact Sarah Callaghan: 07974 000124

8.30 – 9.45pm

 Egyptian Dance (intermediate)

Contact email:

Contact Loreley Rice: 07472 345222  |


10.00am &



Contact email:

Contact Nicola Willoughby: 07739184284  |


3.45 - 4.30pm

4.30 – 5.15pm

5.15 – 6.00pm

6.00 – 6.30pm

6.30 – 7.15pm

Karen Brind School of Dance

Grade 2 Ballet

Grade 3 Ballet

Classical Award Ballet

Senior Point

Intermediate Ballet


Contact email:

Contact Karen Brind: 01235 769 109

7.30 – 9.00pm


Contact email:

Contact Handel Caine: 07957 111160


9.30 – 10.15am

Boogie Beats


Contact email:

Contact Vici Montgomery: 07787 121628  |

10.00 – 11am

& 8.00 – 9.00pm

Bizzy Bodiez


Contact email:

Contact Elaine Bywaters: 07831 889603  |



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

Grade 4 Ballet

Grade 4 Tap

Grade 5 Ballet

Beginners Point Work

Grade 5 Tap


Contact email:

Contact Karen Brind: 01235 769 109


9.30am - 11.30am

Monkey Mayhem

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



Contact The Beacon: 01235 763456

10.00am – 12.00pm

Wantage Decorative & Fine Arts Society (monthly)

Contact email:

4.00 – 7.00pm Forbes Stage School

Contact email:

Contact Kirsty: 07802 531459


8.45 am - 1.30pm

Stelle School of Dance

Contact email:

Contact Gemma Abitabile:  07969 670043

8.30pm - 1.00am