Events At The Beacon

At The Beacon we run a regular programme of events for the local community to participate in and enjoy.


If you would like to keep up-to-date with all our events, activites and offers, then join our mailing list.


All events run by The Beacon can be booked at The Beacon Box Office Reception: 01235 763456. You can also download our current ticket booking policy here.


Take a look at our regular activities, run by people in the local community.


The Beacon, Wantage is proud to be a member of The Family Arts Standards, providing activities that welcome families. Find out more.




Live Comedy: Seann Walsh: After This One, I'm Going Home

Saturday 30 March | 8pm | £15

Support Act: TBC

14+ (Parental Guidance) Likely to be swearing and adult content

Returning from his run in America, where he made his USA television debut appearance on Conan, Seann Walsh is back on tour in the UK.




Community Event: Jigsaw Stage Productions Present's 'The King & I'  

Thursday 4 - Saturday 6 April

7:30pm Evening Shows & 2:30pm Saturday Matinee 

£15 Tickets | £13 Concessions (Over 60's & Under 18's)

Music by Richard Rodgers, book & lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Based on 'Anna and the King of Siam' by Margaret Landon and original choreography by Jerome Robbins. 

Tickets available from our Box Office, Brett's Pharmacy & Rosemary Strickland (01235 200266). 




National Theatre Live: All About Eve

Thursday 11 April | 7pm | £15

By Joseph L Mankiewicz

Adapted and directed for the stage by Ivo van Hove

Gillian Anderson (X-Files, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) lead in All About Eve.

Photographs: Gillian Anderson by Pari Dukovic and Lily James by Perou. Design: Bob King Creative



Pantomime: The Little Mermaid

Friday 12 April | 2pm

£8.50 Tickets | £32 Family Ticket

A fast paced, highly entertaining Easter Pantomime featuring pop songs, magic and puppets - Guaranteed to make a splash!



Community Event: Wantage Male Choir Annual Concert

Saturday 13 April | 7:30pm | £10

Wantage Male Voice Choir proudly presents its annual concert with special guests Oxford Welsh Male Voice Choir.

Concert proceeds will be in aid of choir funds and a local charity. 

For more information please visit





The Zoots - Sounds Of The 70's

Friday 26 April | 8pm | £15

Join The Sounds Of The Seventies for their unforgettable live show, as they explore the monster sounds of T.Rex, Queen, Bowie, Abba, The Sweet, The Rolling Stones, Bob Marley, Led Zeppelin, and other amazing Seventies legends! 





An Evening Of Wine Tasting

Friday 17 May | 7:30pm | £20

Join Brian Davis the experienced wine educator for an evening of wine tasting focusing on the wines of Southern Italy. 




National Theatre Live: All My Sons

Thursday 30 May | 7pm | £15

By Arthur Miller & directed by Jeremy Herrin.

Filmed recording from The Old Vic in London, Academy Award-winner Sally Field (Steel Magnolias, Brothers & Sisters) and Bill Pullman (The Sinner, Independence Day) star in Arthur Miller’s blistering drama All My Sons

Please note this a filmed recording not a live performance.






National Theatre Live: Small Island

Thursday 27 June | 7pm | £15

Adapted by Helen Edmundson & based on the novel by Andrea Levy.

Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. A company of 40 actors take to the stage of the National Theatre in this timely and moving story.

Please note this a filmed recording not a live performance.






An Evening Of Wine Tasting

Friday 20 September | 7:30pm | £20

Join Brian Davis the experienced wine educator for an evening of wine tasting focusing on the wines of South Africa. 




Live Comedy: Lost Voice Guy

Friday 4 October | 8pm | 14+

Tickets: £16

Support Act: 2017 BGT Semi-Finalist Jonny Awsum

Britain’s Got Talent 2018 & BBC New Comedy Award winner and star and writer of BBC Radio 4’s comedy series, Ability, Lee Ridley (aka Lost Voice Guy) is heading to The Beacon as part of his UK tour!






Community Event: An Evening Of Mediumship With Psychic Tony Stockwell

Thursday 28 November | 7:30pm | £21

The popular star of TV’s Street Psychic, Psychic Private Eyes and Psychic Academy, Tony Stockwell, has a long established credibility as one of the top Intuitive Mediums and has shared the stage with international mediums such as Colin Fry. For entertainment purposes.

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Christmas Pantomime: Aladdin

Saturday 21 December | 1pm & 4pm

Sunday 22 December | 3pm

£10 Tickets | £38 Family Ticket

A pantomime packed with songs, slapstick, silliness, audience participation and all the magic of traditional pantomime!