Beacon Arts Centre

The Beacon Arts Centre is a significant new addition to the Scottish theatre and arts scene and a venue of choice for touring productions as well as being a vibrant hub for local community groups.

Beacon Arts Centre

About Beacon Arts Centre

Beacon Arts Centre Custom House Quay, Greenock PA15 1HJ
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The Beacon, opened January 2013, at Customhouse Quay in Greenock and overlooks the River Clyde estuary towards the hills of Argyll and Dunbartonshire. There can be few theatres in the country which will enjoy such a spectacular location.

The Beacon has 2 performing spaces, together with a Bistro/Bar and 3 large rehearsal rooms which can be extended to provide a function suite for up to 170 guests. The new building will use cutting-edge theatre technology as well as providing wi-fi, online bookings and infrastructure for live television broadcasts.

The main stage of the Beacon is one of the largest in Scotland. It comes fully equipped including a full height fly tower with counterweight system, two trap doors, retractable orchestra pit and generous wing space. The theatre can accommodate over 500 patrons on three levels.

Our studio theatre seats 130 people on retractable bleacher seating and is adaptable as a black box space, which can be used end stage, in the round, cabaret etc.

Upcoming Events at Beacon Arts Centre

Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

6th December 2019 - 31st December 2019
Come and join us for the biggest panto in Inverclyde this festive season with Jack & the Beanstalk at the Beacon Arts Centre!
Christmas by Candlelight

Christmas by Candlelight

16th December 2019
Featuring some of the best loved Christmas Songs and Carols, Christmas by Candlelight is a show not to be missed this festive season at Beacon Arts Centre!
A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play on Stage

A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play on Stage

19th December 2019 - 21st December 2019
No Nonsense Productions return to the Beacon Arts Centre with a brand new show for 2019 A Christmas Carol; A Radio Play on Stage!
The Legends of American Country Show

The Legends of American Country Show

11th January 2020
The UK's no.1 country music tribute show, The Legends of American Country, returns to Beacon Arts Centre for another fantastic night of toe tapping Country classics!
Down For The Count: Swing That Music

Down For The Count: Swing That Music

18th January 2020
Down for the Count are a mini big band with an electrifying show full of incredible energy and musicianship, catch their 'Swing That Music' tour at Beacon Arts Centre on January 18th!
An Audience With Elaine C Smith

An Audience With Elaine C Smith

25th January 2020
Elaine C Smith presents a sparkling mix of intelligent stand-up, storytelling, music and occasional outbursts of communal singing at Beacon Arts Centre on January 25th!
Mercury: The Ultimate Queen Tribute

Mercury: The Ultimate Queen Tribute

26th January 2020
Celebrating 20 years on the road, Mercury: The Ultimate Queen Tribute returns to the Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock on Sunday 26th January!
The Counterfeit Sixties Show

The Counterfeit Sixties Show

11th April 2020
Re-live the sounds of the swinging sixties, as Britain's No. 1 tribute show brings the magic of the sixties to Beacon Arts Centre with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era!
Carnival of Carnage

Carnival of Carnage

19th September 2020
Get ready for a night like no other when Carnival of Carnage returns to Beacon Arts Centre after a successful sell out show 2019!

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