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.




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.





Wantage Summer Arts Festival: Wantage Choir Festival

Saturday 15 June | 7:30pm | £6

Local Choirs from children to seniors get a chance to perform 
and strut their stuff. Includes gospel/pop/classical/close harmony.

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National Theatre Live: Small Island

Thursday 27 June | 7pm | £15 | 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.





Wantage Summer Arts Festival: Film - Mr Turner

Thursday 4 July | 7pm | £12.50

Running Time: 2Hrs, 30Mins

Controversial bio-pic about the great artist starring Timothy Spall. 

Please note some scenes may offend. 

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Wantage Summer Arts Festival: Ballet On Film - Swan Lake

Saturday 6 July | 7:30pm | £12.50

Royal Ballet acclaimed performance starring Natalia Osipova

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Wantage Summer Arts Festival: Opera On Film - Carmen

Saturday 13 July | 7:30pm

Tickets £12.50 With Free Glass Of Wine/Soft drink

Jonas Kaufmann and Anna Caterina Antonacci star in this heartbreaking performance of Bizet’s classic opera. Great for opera beginners.

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Community Event: An Evening Of Mediumship With Nikki Kitt

Friday 19 July | 7:30pm | £10

As a Medium Nikki Kitt aims to provide evidence of life after life by getting links from loved ones in spirit for people in the audience with amazing accuracy in descriptions, personalities and all sorts of personal information... to give both confirmation and comfort.

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National Theatre Live: The Lehman Trilogy

Thursday 25 July | 7pm | £15

By Stefano Massini, adapted by Ben Power & directed by Sam Mendes.

Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, The Ferryman) directs Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles who play the Lehman Brothers, their sons and grandsons.


Andre Rieu Maastricht Concert 2019

Saturday 27 July | 7pm | £15

André Rieu’s annual hometown Maastricht concerts attract fans from all corners of the globe. The medieval town square is transformed into a spectacular backdrop for unforgettable concerts filled with humour, fun and emotion for all ages – and, of course, magnificent music. 

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. 


National Theatre Live: One Man, Two Guvnors

Thursday 26 September | 7pm | £15

By Richard Bean, based on The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni, with songs by Grant Olding.

Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from host of the The Late Late Show, James Corden, the hilarious West End and Broadway hit One Man, Two Guvnors returns to cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.




Live Comedy: Lost Voice Guy - TICKETS SELLING FAST

Friday 4 October | 8pm | 14+ | £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: The Night Sky Show

Friday 15 November | 7:30pm | £16

The Night Sky Show will take you on an epic journey from our celestial back yard and across the cosmos. A fun, entertaining and memorable evening which will help you understand and enjoy the stars above & beyond. Helpful for the next time you're stargazing, or when you just look up and wonder. 



Live Comedy: Griff Rhys Jones - All Over The Place - ONE TICKET LEFT!!

Saturday 23 November | 8pm | £20

Guaranteed to be packed with wicked insights into the pains of celebrity, the vicissitudes of parenthood and encounters with the great, the good and even the royal.




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.




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!