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Nov
16
Fri
2018
Oktoberfest at The Beacon Wantage @ The Beacon
Nov 16 @ 5:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Oktoberfest at The Beacon Wantage @ The Beacon | England | United Kingdom

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

 

Line-Up

Friday:

HEADLINING – 2TONE ALL SKA’S: 10pm -11:15pm
The Corsairs: 8:15pm – 9:30pm

Saturday:

HEADLINING – Unusual Suspects: 10pm – 11:15pm
Electrichead: 8:15pm – 9:30pm
Thunderbird: 6:30pm – 7:45pm

Open Mic: Sat 17 Nov (3pm – 6pm)

 

Dates & Times

Friday 16 November | 5pm – 12am

Saturday 17 November | 2pm – 12am

 

Tickets

£3 Entry (Buy on door)

£7 Beer Token (4  x Half Pints)

 

 

Sarah McQuaid @ ACE Space
Nov 16 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Sarah McQuaid

“The precision and sophistication of the writing and playing blows me away. I am so glad to be involved,” writes guitar legend Michael Chapman in his introduction to Sarah McQuaid’s fifth solo album If We Dig Any Deeper It Could Get Dangerous – which he offered to produce after meeting Sarah at a festival where they were both on the bill.

Recently honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Ards International Guitar Festival in Northern Ireland, Sarah’s also drawn critical praise for her voice (which has been variously likened to malt whiskey and melted chocolate) and her engaging rapport with audiences:  “I’ve attended hundreds of concerts of all kinds, and her subtle mastery onstage launches her straight into my fave shows ever,” wrote The Huffington Post.

Reviewers of the Madrid-born, Chicago-raised, Cornwall-based singer/songwriter’s previous albums have repeatedly alluded to her “relative obscurity” (The Big Takeover) and “under-the-radar” (The Vinyl District) profile. With her new album – on which she expands her battery of instruments to include piano and electric guitar – she looks set to change that.

“One voice, one guitar, and the wondrous reminder of the magic of music. Sarah has the gift.” – The Huffington Post

“The songs are acutely observed and literate, almost like journal notes set to music. They’re measured and tranquil but they’re never dull because there is always a sense of restlessness and unease behind the poetry…. And it’s all lovely.” –  R2/Rock ‘n’ Reel

Sarah’s website

Tickets: £12 (£10 Early Bird – by 2 November or when limited tickets have been sold if earlier)

Tickets are available locally in advance from Hogan Music with no booking fee or click here to buy tickets from wegottickets

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The ACE Space bar usually stocks draught ale eg Good Old Boy (£3.50 pint), bottled / canned beers, lagers, ciders, wines, spirits and soft drinks. Interval drinks may be ordered in advance. Note bar is cash only.

Seating is normally informally grouped around tables in the main hall. Come early for the best choice of seats.

N.B. Due to nearby construction work, there is no car parking and very restricted turning capacity at the venue so please use the nearby car parks (£2 for the evening) or look for on-street parking other than in St Nicholas Road, so as not to inconvenience local residents. Most parking spaces in Bartholomew Street are free after 6pm.

8pm start  (Doors open: 7.30pm)

Nov
17
Sat
2018
Oktoberfest at The Beacon Wantage @ The Beacon
Nov 17 @ 2:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Oktoberfest at The Beacon Wantage @ The Beacon | England | United Kingdom

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

 

Line-Up

Friday:

HEADLINING – 2TONE ALL SKA’S: 10pm -11:15pm
The Corsairs: 8:15pm – 9:30pm

Saturday:

HEADLINING – Unusual Suspects: 10pm – 11:15pm
Electrichead: 8:15pm – 9:30pm
Thunderbird: 6:30pm – 7:45pm

Open Mic: Sat 17 Nov (3pm – 6pm)

 

Dates & Times

Friday 16 November | 5pm – 12am

Saturday 17 November | 2pm – 12am

 

Tickets

£3 Entry (Buy on door)

£7 Beer Token (4  x Half Pints)

 

 

Apr
26
Fri
2019
Live Music: The Zoots The Sounds of the Seventies @ The Beacon
Apr 26 @ 8:00 pm
Live Music: The Zoots The Sounds of the Seventies @ The Beacon | England | United Kingdom

 

Join The Zoots for their unforgettable live show, as they explore the monster sounds of T.Rex, Queen, Bowie, Abba, The Sweet, The Rolling Stones, Bob Marley, Led Zeppelin, and other amazing Seventies legends!

From Glam Rock to Prog Rock, Motown to Disco – there’s something for everyone – you can’t help grooving to The Sounds Of The Seventies!