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on Mon, 25/12/2017 - 6:30pm

Christmas Comedy - Friday, 22nd December at 8pm

on Fri, 22/12/2017 - 7:00pm

Johnny Cochrane | Tez Ilyas | Kate Lucas |Mo Gilligan

Join us for some festive fun with a fantastic line-up of some of Britain's hottest comic talent. Tez Ilyas achieved phenomenal success with his debut stand-up, with sell-out runs and his own Radio 4 series, with a second series coming this year. Award-winning musical comedian Kate Lucas is known for her razor-sharp dark humour. Mo Gilligan is one of the UK's fastest rising social media stars reaching mutliple millions. All hosted by the popular TV face and radio presenter (The Johnny & Inel Show), Johnny Cochrane.

  • Friday 22 Dec |

Christmas Panto "Dick Whittington" - Thursday 21st & Saturday 23rd December

on Thu, 21/12/2017 - 11:51am

"Join our hero ‘Dick Whittington’ on an adventure to London, where the streets are paved with gold, to seek your fortune. TaleGate Theatre Productions is now in it’s ninth year touring the UK. ‘Dick Whittington’ promises to be our funniest and most spectacular pantomime ever!  

Packed with songs, slapstick, silliness, breathtaking special effects, audience participation and all the fairytale magic of traditional pantomime! 

This fun-filled extravaganza is guaranteed to delight the whole family. So turn again ‘Dick Whittington’, three times Lord Mayor of London!"

ickets can be purchased


NT Live at The Beacon - Young Marx - Monday, 18th December at 7pm

on Mon, 18/12/2017 - 6:00pm

National Theatre Live: Young Marx 
Monday 18th December | 7.00pm
Tickets: £15 
(joint offer only available via Box Office)
Running Time: tbc (including intervals)

Rory Kinnear (The Threepenny Opera, Penny Dreadful, Othello) is Marx and Oliver Chris (Twelfth Night, Green Wing) is Engels, in this new comedy written by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman. Broadcast live from The Bridge Theatre, London, the production  is directed by Nicholas Hytner and reunites the creative team behind Broadway and West End hit comedy One Man, Two Guvnors.

1850, and Europe’s most feared terrorist is hiding in Dean


T.Rextasy - Friday, 15th December at 8.00pm

on Fri, 15/12/2017 - 7:02pm

Marc Bolan, with his band T.Rex, was one of the most flamboyant and charismatic stars of the original glam rock era. It’s hard to believe that 40 years have now passed since Marc’s tragic fatal car accident and fans have mourned the loss of a truly individual, inspirational talent ever since. Bolan's special ingredient of Rock-a-Boogie songs including '20th Century Boy’, ‘Get in On’ and 'I Love to Boogie' have insured that Marc Bolan and T.Rex have become one of the most memorable and enduring bands of the seventies

T.Rextasy have now been performing around the world for over 20 years, a


Morgan & West - Time Travelling Magicians - Saturday, 18th November at 8pm

on Sat, 18/11/2017 - 6:52pm

Morgan & West amaze and astound with their mind boggling magic!

Great Scott! Time-travelling magicians Morgan & West bring a magical extravaganza to a millennium near you! Not content with their lot as the nineteenth century's greatest magic duo, this prestidigitatory pair present a conjuring spectacular to the audiences of the modern day.
Morgan & West have fooled Penn & Teller (Fool Us ITV 1), competed to be the Next Great Magician (ITV 1), and even attempted to escape The Slammer (CBBC). Join these practitioners of prestidigitation for an unforgettable evening of magic, mystery, and the


Morgan & West - Magic for Kids! - Saturday, 18th November at 2pm

on Sat, 18/11/2017 - 2:00pm

Morgan & West return with marvellous magic and crazy capers for the young and old alike!

Time-travelling magicians Morgan & West return to the stage with a marvellous magic show full of crazy capers for the young, old, and everyone in-between! Expect the unexpected, believe the unbelievable, but do not dare miss the unmissable Morgan & West!

Morgan & West have fooled Penn & Teller (Fool Us ITV 1), competed to be the Next Great Magician (ITV 1), and even attempted to escape The Slammer (CBBC). Winners: Best Family Show Buxton Fringe 2013

  • Tickets: £10 / £38 Family Ticket for 4
  • Age: Aimed at

Give Blood - Friday, 3rd November

on Fri, 03/11/2017 - 1:00pm

96% of us rely on the other 4% to give blood - don't leave it to someone else. If you’re generally healthy and aged between 17 and 65, you can probably donate.

The next donation session at The Beacon, Wantage (click <here> for a map) is on Friday, 3rd November between 13.15-15.30 & 16.15-19.15.

Parking at The Beacon, Wantage is free for the first 2 hours (with a free 'pay & display' ticket). For your trouble, you'll enjoy a complimentary cup of tea and selection of biscuits, alongside the satisfaction of knowing that you're actively helping others.

Can you give blood?

Most people can


Family Theatre "The Hunting of the Snark" - Sunday, 29th October at 1 & 4pm

on Sun, 29/10/2017 - 11:46am

Sunday 29 October | 1.00pm & 4.00pm
Tickets: £12 Standard | £44 Family Ticket for 4
Age Recommendation: 4+

All aboard!  The ship is departing!  All children, animals and silly people welcome!

The impossible voyage of an improbable crew to hunt an imaginary creature is brought magically to life in this sparkling musical comedy adventure for 4 to 94 year olds.  

Enter the imaginative world of Alice in Wonderland creator, Lewis Carroll, in this brand new, highly original, ultra-modern adaptation inspired by his much loved classic poem.

Fresh from London’s West End, this show features five


Comedy - Rich Hall's Hoedown - Friday, 27th October at 8.00pm

on Fri, 27/10/2017 - 7:36pm

Friday 27 October | 8.00pm | Bar open 7.00pm
Tickets: £17
Running Time: 2 hours (including interval)
Age Suitability: 14+ (parental guidance - likely to be swearing and adult content)

Rich Hall’s critically acclaimed new show begins its second leg of touring. There has never been a better time to be an American comedian in the UK. Hall’s precision in dismantling the tenuous relationship between two countries is as freewheeling and deadly accurate as ever.