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What's On in Southern Oxfordshire?

There's always something interesting going on with events, festivals, shows, exhibitions and fairs happening all year round. This events diary will keep you up to date with what's on in South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse so you can plan your visit.

Although major events such as the Henley Royal Regatta, Thame Show, Rewind, Wallingford Food Festival, Thame Food Festival and Henley's Festival of Music and the Arts attract massive publicity, there are plenty more events taking place.

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Results in Wantage

Live Music

Music: The Zoots Christmas Show, The Beacon - Wantage

22/12/2016 20:00

After their sell=-out performance last year, the fantastic 60s band return to The Beacon. The Zoots will entertain you with live music featuring songs from a host of eras, de-signed to entertain and delight audiences from every generation, including songs from: Michael Jackson, Queen, The Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Bruno Mars & of course there'll be Christmas numbers in there too! 

Please visit the website for more information.

Plays & Films

Film: White Christmas, The Beacon - Wantage

09/12/2016 19:30

Irving Berlin's wonderful musical rom-com classic 1954 starring Bing Crosby "great songs, gentle humour and dose of syrup to keep that Christmas spirit going until next year!" - Empire

Running Time: 2 hour 15 minutes (including 15 minute interval)

Please visit the website for more information. 

Kids Film: Home Alone (PG), The Beacon - Wantage

10/12/2016 11:00

A heat-warming and hilarious classic, and the highest grossing Christmas movie of all time!

Running time: 1 hour 45 minutes.
Please visit the website for more information.

Comedy: The Comedy Club, The Beacon - Wantage

16/12/2016 20:00

 be prepared for extreme laughter! 3 top stand-up comedians as seen on TV will be warming up our festive season produced by the prestigious UK Comedy Club. This year we are lucky to host: magician and comedienne Mandy Muden, channel 4's Mark Dolan (Mad Bad Ad show and Balls of Steel) and Australia's much - loved Colin Cole.

Christmas Panto: Beauty & The Beast, The Beacon - Wantage

23/12/2016 13:00

We invite you to be our guest for this tale as old as time, Beauty and the Beast, promising to be our funniest and most spectacular pantomime yet! Packed with songs, slap-stick, silliness, breath-taking special effects, audience participation and all the fairy-tale magic of traditional pantomime! 

Please visit the website for more information.

Family theatre: Burglar Bill - Wantage

22/01/2017 11:00

Who's that creeping down the street? It's Burglar Bill!

Join Pied Piper Theatre Company in a fun and engaging stage adaption of Janet and Allan Ahlberg's Charming picture book.

Running time: 50 Minutes.
Please visit the website for more information.

Theatre: Macbeth, The Beacon - Wantage

27/02/2017 19:30

A dagger-sharp cast of three take down Shakespeare's classic tale of ambition betrayal, murder and manipulation in a boiling hell-broth of tragedy, comedy, physical theatre and song.

"...hilarious and horrific...frankly brilliant" Three weeks (Woyzeck)
Running time: 60 minutes
Please visit the website for more information. 

Art / Exhibitions

Explore Drawing, Vale & Downland Museum - Wantage

15/11/2016 11:45 to 13/12/2016 13:15

In this series you will learn drawing techniques such as tone, form, line and perspective. You will discover various media you can use for drawing inspired by still life and photographs. 

Please visit the website for more information.

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