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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


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.


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.


How to Hide a Lion - Wednesday, 7th November at 1.30pm

on Wed, 07/11/2018 - 12:30pm

How to Hide a Lion by Helen Stephens
Wednesday 7 November | 1.30pm
£6.50 Children tickets | £9.50 Adult Tickets 
Running Time: TBC
Box Office: 01235 763 456

When a lion is chased out of town, a little girl, Iris, helps him to find somewhere to hide. Iris embarks on a mission to squash her new friend into a variety of sneaky tight spots, as the misinformed town folk try and track him down. Helen Stephens’ magical book, How to Hide a Lion, comes to life with playful humour, dazzling puppets and jazz. 

Pigtails Productions, Polka Theatre and Oxford Playhouse present How to Hide a Lion by Helen


MasterChef's Gregg Wallace - Saturday, 6th October at 8pm

on Sat, 06/10/2018 - 7:46pm

Gregg Wallace: Doesn't Get Tougher Than This
Saturday 6 October | 8.00pm | Bar open from 7.00pm
Standard Ticket Price - £20
Premium Ticket Price (includes show ticket and signed apron) - £30
VIP Ticket Price (includes show ticket, signed apron and meet & greet with Gregg post show) - £40
Running Time: TBC
Box Office: 01235 763 456

The star of BBC's MasterChef, Inside The Factory and Eat Well For Less takes to the stage for this brand new live show mixing hilarious behind the scenes tales with demonstrations and audience fun and games. 

Join Gregg as he answers the questions you’ve always wanted


FFF&B Ploughing & Country Show - Saturday, 29th September

on Sat, 29/09/2018 - 9:00am

70th Annual Fairford, Faringdon, Filkins and Burford Ploughing Championships and Country Show.

The 2018 Ploughing Match and Country Show will be held on Saturday 29th September at Friars Court, Clanfield, Oxon, OX18 2SU.

Google Maps link: click <here>

Entry prices last year were £9 Adults £5 Children and Seniors (children under 12 Free). Sorry but cash only on the gate.

The show is open to the public from 8.30am.


NT Live at The Beacon - King Lear (12A) - Thursday, 17th September at 7p2

on Thu, 27/09/2018 - 6:59pm

National Theatre Live - King Lear
Thursday 27 September | 7.00pm
Certificate: 12A
Tickets: £15
Running Time: TBC
Box Office: 01235 763 456

Considered by many to be the greatest tragedy ever written, King Lear sees two ageing fathers – one a King, one his courtier – reject the children who truly love them.  Their blindness unleashes a tornado of pitiless ambition and treachery, as family and state are plunged into a violent power struggle with bitter ends.


Old Berks Hunt Show - Sunday, 23rd September

on Sun, 23/09/2018 - 10:27am
Old Berks Hunt Supporters Club Open Horse Show
Old Berks Hunt Supporters Club – OPEN HORSE SHOW
Fun friendly local show, including Equifest Showing qualifiers and Cricklands jumping qualifiers, Working Hunters, Ridden and In-hand Showing and a wide variety of Children’s fun classes 
A great day out!
OBH Hounds will be paraded in the Main Ring at lunchtime

The Old Berks Hounds will be parading at lunchtime.


Uffington Farmers Market - 3rd Sun of the month - Sunday, 16th September

on Sun, 16/09/2018 - 10:00am

Local food producers offering meat, cheese, preserves, fruit, vegetables, pies and pastries, vintage tea room and much more!

The market (usually) runs every third Sunday of the month in the car park of the Thomas Hughes Memorial Hall, Uffington. SN7 7SB. 10am to 12.30pm.

Established in 2015, the Uffington Farmers Market is a non-profit community market organised by village residents. 

Find out more here:-

Dates for 2018 are: 

  • 16th September

  • 14th October

  • 18th November

  • 16th December