The Beacon, Wantage

The Beacon Wantage is a vibrant gathering place for the local community in and around Wantage and is named after the historic Beacons along the town’s ancient Ridgeway.


At The Beacon we offer a varied programme of events from live theatre (including pantomime each Christmas and Easter), live music, cinema screenings and stand-up comedy, to a regular timetable of classes and workshops including stage school, dance, yoga and soft play sessions. Please click here to sign up to our events newsletter.

Venue for Hire

With a choice of rooms for hire, including a large auditorium, a dance studio and function rooms, The Beacon is the ultimate flexible space, whatever your requirements. If you need space for a small team meeting or a full company briefing, we can host for just a few people to over one hundred.

Children’s Parties

At The Beacon we offer a range of children’s party packages. Our dedicated staff can help you to plan your celebration down to the smallest detail and we’ll even do all the cleaning up afterwards for you!

Coffee Shop

Our coffee shop is also open Monday – Saturday and offers a wide range of delicious hot and cold drinks with handmade cakes and range of sandwiches/panninis to have in or take away, with FREE wi-fi. Click here to view our menu.

Contact Us

The Beacon
OX12 9BX

01235 763456


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