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Loughborough Beacon Bingo, Baxtergate

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Club Details

Beacon Bingo
Baxtergate
Loughborough
Leicestershire
LE11 1TG

Tel: 01509 216022

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Club Opening Times

Listed below are the club's main session times. The times were correct at the time of publication, but we recommend you check with the club first by phoning them, as all times are liable to change.

Day Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Session N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Afternoon Session 1.20pm 1.20pm 1.20pm 1.20pm 1.20pm 1.45pm 1.30pm
Evening Session 7.30pm 7.30pm 7.30pm 7.30pm 7.30pm 7.30pm 7.30pm

Club Background And History

Located in the centre of Loughborough, Beacon Bingo has a large bar and a diner, and although a modern bingo operation, the club has been around for years, and resides in the premises of an old theatre.

Originally opened in 1936 as the Odeon Theatre, it had a reasonable seating of 1,625. As you can see from the image below, the exterior is still in a reasonable condition, with the original Hathernware faience tiles in view. It lasted a cinema until 1974, having undergone a name change to Classic Cinema, and a brief stint as the Vogue Social Club. Mecca Bingo were the first owners of the bingo operation, but latterly the club is under ownership of Beacon Bingo. It is now a Grade II listed building.

Photographs Of The Beacon Bingo Loughborough

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Beacon Bingo Loughborough

Exterior of Beacon Bingo Loughborough

Other Clubs In The Area

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Your Comments On The Baxtergate Beacon Bingo

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Expensive

It is very expensive, not many people go any more and the winnings are very poor. The intervals are far too long too.

Rated 5/5 by M. Dobb (September 2009)

Electronic Boards Complaint

I've been a member for 10 years, the place used to be packed 5/7 nights a week. Electronic boards appeared & people soon stopped going due to cost. They should have 1 day/night of books only for £10 all in, the place would be packed bring back the good old days.

Rated 3/5 by M. Oldfield (April 2010)

Exciting And Interesting

I cannot comment on whether people have stopped going to Beacon. I've been going for 6 months. I travel weekly from Nottingham and I find the games to be far more interesting and the actual Beacon with the option of winning thousands very exciting. Compared to other Bingo in Nottingham, Beacon is best by far. Not too fancy, just pleasant. Of course if people find bingo too expensive then go less and buy less books. Oh, and maybe a newspaper for the interval.

Rated 4/5 by Wingolo (April 2010)

Great Place

A great place to go the breakfast and food are very nice the staff very helpfull. It's a nice friendly place to go and relax and have fun with friends.

Rated 5/5 by Anna (August 2017)

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