Community Events at The Beacon

Our community events are run by people in the local community, often along with ourselves, for the community to enjoy. Our programme of events is constantly being developed and updated so ensure you check back frequently to see what exciting performances have been added to the calendar.


Talk: Cafe Scientifique!

Second Tuesday of the Month| 7.30pm | Doors 7pm | FREE

Monthly science and engineering evening talks in our Coffee Shop, free entry! This month's topic will be announced soon.

Acoustic Blues Weekend

Friday 2 - Sunday 4 March

Workshops | Jams | Performance


Evening Jam Session (Participants Only)
Friday 2 March 8.00pm - Midnight
Public Staff Concert
Saturday 3 march 8.00pm

Class Schedule
Friday 2 March 1.00pm - 5.00pm
Saturday 3 March 10.00am - 5.00pm
Sunday 4 March 10.00am - 3.00pm


The weekend will offer classes starting Friday from 1pm to 5pm and an evening jam session from 8pm to midnight for ‘participants only’. On Saturday, classes will run from 10am to 5pm followed by a public staff concert at 8pm. On Sunday, classes will start at 10am and end at 3pm. The classes will cater for all levels of ability and we highly recommend that you bring along a portable recorder so you can recall your lessons for future reference. The tutors for the ‘Acoustic Blues Weekend’ are Will Wilde (harmonica), Adam Franklin (bottleneck slide guitar), Abi Budgen and Michael Roach (country blues guitar).