What’s On

Full of Life!

Exciting new event starting at the Beacon, Wednesdays 11am to 1pm.
Come along to meet or make friends at this relaxed adult social time. Have tea or coffee. chat or play games – table tennis and pool table available. Suggested donation £2.00.
Everyone Welcome!

Our office will be closed from Friday 22nd December 2023 and will reopen on Tuesday 2nd January 2024 but you can still request bookings through the website. 

To book through the Beacon website – click on the Bookings or Party tab, scroll down, click on Calendar, find appropriate date/room square, click on the + sign, fill in forms. 

We look forward to seeing you in 2024!

17th Dec Beacon poster 2023

Community Gardening Sessions – Fridays at 12:30pm – 2:30pm

We grow food and flowers and maintain a beautiful community garden. Experienced gardeners, complete beginners, parent and toddler, high and low mobility, young and old – all are needed!

This year we have been companion growing corn, beans and squash to great success – the corn is as high as an elephant’s eye! We’re trying to grow in an ecologically considerate way too. 

Come down and marvel at it all!

Places now available – Over 60’s Yoga Tuesdays 10.30

An 8 week course encourages you to establish a yoga routine, specifically designed to help build muscle strength to reduce joint pain, increase flexibility, mobility, coordination and balance. Relaxation and breathing techniques to help cope with day-to-day pain, reduce stress and calm the mind. […]

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Free Cooking Class

Free Cooking Classes at the Beacon Centre Monday 11th, 18th, 25th September 2023 11an – 1pm We will be making easy, cheap, healthy veggie dishes using surplus fruit and vegetable. Over the 3 weeks we plan to make vegetable soup, shepherds pie, bean chilli […]

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Craft & Chat

Come along on a Monday morning and join a friendly group who love crafting and chatting! Our Craft & Chat session starts at 10.30am – 12.30pm. £3.00. Everyone is welcome to come and bring their own craft. We can also set up tables for […]

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The Hub youth drop-in is back!

Great news – The Hub is back! It's run by Isca Church and is for Years 7-11. Starting with a Christmas Party on Tue 14 Dec, 3pm-5pm, then re-starting on Tuesdays from 11 January, 3pm-5pm. Please note we've now moved to Tuesday drop-ins. […]

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Playful Yoga

We're excited to announce a new course, Playful Yoga. It's great for beginners and anyone wanting to increase joy and awareness. Looks great fun! Just 8 spaces Relax and Enjoy […]

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Craft and Chat

Mondays: 10.30am – 12.30pm We're delighted to launch a new Monday morning session – Chat and Craft. It's a very simple idea, bring your craft along and chat with other crafters over a cuppa. This takes place in our light and airy Hobnob Hall […]

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Friday Cafe

10am – 12noon Join us on Friday mornings for a coffee – we'd love to see you! Our centre is a great place to catch up with friends and to make new ones. Jigsaw and board games table, free Tesco surplus food, Spinning Top […]

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Music with Mummy

When: Has re-started. What: Music with Mummy and Jolly Babies are fun, friendly and interactive music classes for little ones from birth to preschool.  Each session lasts 30 minutes and includes a mixture of traditional nursery rhymes, original songs, percussion, action songs, dancing and […]

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Exeter Food Bank

When: Fridays 10am – 12noon  We are the Beacon Heath branch of the main Exeter Foodbank. Our entrance has now moved to the far right of the building. Important: Our food bank works using a voucher referral system.  To get help from our food bank, you […]

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Knit and Knatter

Saturday 1.30pm – 4.30pm Come and make friends with others who enjoy crafts. Join our lovely Knit, Natter, Crochet and Cross Stitch group. There is a small charge of £3.00 to cover our room rental and refreshments. Don't worry if you don't have any […]

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Tadpoles Toddler Group

When: Thursdays, 9.30 am – 11.15am Term time only What: Tadpoles is a baby and toddler group for 0-5s Tadpoles is a baby and toddler group for 0-5s at The Beacon Community Centre, Beacon Lane, every Thursday during term time from 9:30am – 11:15am.  Costs […]

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Toy Library

Spinning Top Toy Library

Spinning Top Toy Library has re-opened! Find us at the back of the building, go through the blue gates and follow signs. All toys are cleaned and quarantined after loaning out. WHEN: Fridays 9.30am until 12.30pm  What: People say our toy libraries are like Aladdin's […]

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Meet and remember

Meet and Remember for over 55s

When:  NOW MEETS ON THURSDAYS AT THE YEOMAN PUB We are an award-winning group for older people to come and chat, reminisce and enjoy time together. Join us for coffee, film and tv clips, hear a talk, and enjoy a two course hot lunch. […]

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