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NT Live - The Madness of George III (12A) Thursday, 17th January, 7pm

on Thu, 17/01/2019 - 6:00pm

National Theatre Live - The Madness of George III (12A)
Thursday 17 January | 7.00pm
Tickets: £15
Running Time: 210 Minutes
Box Office: 01235 763 456

by Alan Bennett

Multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III will be broadcast live to cinemas, in National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse.

Written by one of Britain’s best-loved playwrights Alan Bennett (The History Boys, The Lady in the Van), this epic play was also adapted into a BAFTA Award-winning film following its premiere on stage in 1991.

The cast of this new production includes Olivier


Bank holiday waste collections 2018

on Sun, 30/12/2018 - 6:30pm

Christmas Panto "Sleeping Beauty" - Fri, 21st & Sat, 22nd December

on Fri, 21/12/2018 - 4:00pm

Sleeping Beauty
Friday 21 December | 4.00pm 
Saturday 22 December | 1.00pm & 4.00pm
Tickets £8.50 | £32 Family Ticket for 4

Join us this Christmas for the pantomime of your dreams!

Help Prince Valentine defeat the evil fairy, Malevola and wake Sleeping Beauty with true loves kiss.
TaleGate Theatre Productions is back at the Beacon for the fifth year!

'Sleeping Beauty’ promises to be our funniest and most spectacular pantomime ever!  Packed with songs, slapstick, silliness, audience participation and all the fairytale magic of traditional pantomime!

This fun-filled extravaganza is guaranteed


Wantage Dickensian Evening - Friday, 7th December 6-9pm

on Fri, 07/12/2018 - 6:00pm


On Dickensian Evening the market square in Wantage will be full of all sorts of fantastic attractions and events - it is the town's biggest annual event, held on the first Friday of December every year.

Don't forget to dress up in Victorian costume if you possibly can!

Previously, there have been a Victorian Fun Fair, Punch and Judy shows, Icknield Way Morris Men, handbell ringers, circle dancers, and Christmas carols ringing out across the town. Father Christmas has also made an appearance.

Its a real family event and is always great fun!


NT Live at The Beacon - Anthony & Cleopatra (12A) Thurs, 6th December, 7pm

on Thu, 06/12/2018 - 5:57pm

Anthony & Cleopatra (12A)
Thursday 6 December | 7.00pm
Tickets: £15
Running Time: 220 minutes
Box Office: 01235 763 456

Broadcast live from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power.

Caesar and his assassins are dead. General Mark Antony now rules alongside his fellow defenders of Rome. But at the fringes of a war-torn empire the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony have fallen fiercely in love. In a tragic fight between devotion and duty, obsession becomes a catalyst for war.



Wine Tasting: Christmas Wines - Friday, 30th November at 7pm

on Fri, 30/11/2018 - 5:54pm

An Evening of Wine Tasting - Christmas Wines
Friday 30th November | 7.00pm
Tickets: £20
Limited tickets available

Join Brian Davis the experienced wine educator for an evening of wine tasting focusing on Christmas Wines.


French Market, Wantage Market Place - Thursday, 29th November, 9am - 5pm

on Thu, 29/11/2018 - 8:28am


Rory Bremner and Jan Ravens - Friday, 23rd November at 8pm

on Fri, 23/11/2018 - 6:51pm

Rory Bremner and Jan Ravens
Friday 23 November | 8.00pm | Bar open from 7.00pm
£20 tickets | £18 Over 60s
Age recommendation 16+
Running Time: TBC
Box Office: 01235 763 456

She's Merkel To His Trump. He's Boris to her Theresa. Two of Britain's finest impressionists come together on one bill to make sense (and nonsense) of a world where Boris Johnson is Foreign Secretary, Donald Trump is US President, and Brexit means Brexit. Good luck with that.

Featuring personalities from Farage to Lumley, Diane Abbott to Fiona Bruce and the sublime to Jacob Rees Mogg.


Oktoberfest - Beer, Music, Food - Friday 16th & Saturday 17th Novem(Octo)ber

on Fri, 16/11/2018 - 4:00pm

Oktoberfest 2018
Friday 16 November | 5pm - 12am
Saturday 17 November | 2pm - 12am
£3 Entry (Buy on door)

£7 Beer Token (4 x Half Pints) 

Bands - Full Line-Up TBC


  • HEADLINING - 2TONE ALL SKA'S: 10pm -11:15pm 


  • HEADLINING - Unusual Suspects: 10pm - 11:15pm
  • Electrichead: 8:15pm - 9:30pm 
  • Open Mic: Sat 17 Nov (3pm - 6pm) 

Join us for our annual Oktoberfest, where we offer a range of local beers/ciders, accompanied by delicious local food with entertainment from local bands. 


Battle's Over: WW1 Beacons of Light - Sunday, 11th November, 7-9pm

on Sun, 11/11/2018 - 6:00pm

Join us in commemorating the anniversary of the end of the First World War.

We will join the nationally organised tribute to the millions killed or wounded in the First World War by holding a commemorative event on 10th -11th November, marking 100 years since the end of the WWI.

More information:-

  • Booking not required
  • This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.
  • 01793 762209
  • White Horse Hill, Uffington. B4507 Ashbury to Wantage road Oxfordshire SN7 7QJ.

Please note: There are no toilets or facilities on this site.