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.

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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

The Edge

The Edge

25th February 2018
The Talented pupils of Dance Dreams Theatre School once again return to The Beacon Centre for their Annual Show!
Goodnight Mr Tom

Goodnight Mr Tom

1st March 2018 - 3rd March 2018
Thistle Theatre Company return to Beacon Arts Centre with one of the most uplifting stories ever written, Goodnight Mr Tom!
Velvet Evening Seance

Velvet Evening Seance

1st March 2018
A young Victorian medium accused of a terrible crime plunges the depths of his own conscience in a tale where death is only the beginning.
The Time Machine

The Time Machine

3rd March 2018
The Scientific Romance Theatre Company are preparing to take family audiences on a thrilling ride to a future age with 'The Time Machine'!
Bowie Experience

Bowie Experience

4th March 2018
Bowie Experience is a breathtaking concert celebrating the music of the world’s greatest pop icon, David Bowie. Catch it at Beacon Arts Centre on March 4th!
Calamity Jane

Calamity Jane

8th March 2018 - 10th March 2018
Inverclyde Musical Youth Theatre returns to Beacon Arts Centre with an all new production of the fun-filled family show, Calamity Jane!
Songwriters Uncovered Series

Songwriters Uncovered Series

8th March 2018
SongWriters Uncovered Series makes a welcome return to the Beacon with another amazing wealth of local songwriting and performing talent!
Square One ft. Andy Middleton

Square One ft. Andy Middleton

10th March 2018
Scary Biscuit Promotions presents Square One Jazz featuring Andy Middleton at Beacon Arts Centre on March 10th!
Michael English in Concert

Michael English in Concert

11th March 2018
Following the huge success of Michael English’s previous visit to The Beacon Arts Centre, he returns with a brand new show on March 11th!
My Friend Selma

My Friend Selma

14th March 2018
My Friend Selma is the remarkable real-life story of one girl’s journey from war in Bosnia to safety in the UK.
Scottish Ensemble Court & Country

Scottish Ensemble Court & Country

14th March 2018
Scottish Ensemble present Court & Country featuring a collaboration of new music from Chris Stout and Catriona McKay!
Charity Gala Concert Featuring The Band of the Royal Regiment of Scotland

Charity Gala Concert Featuring The Band of the Royal Regiment of Scotland

16th March 2018
Returning by popular demand the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Heritage Trust are hosting a Charity Concert featuring the Band of the Royal Regiment of Scotland!
The Creative Martyrs

The Creative Martyrs

22nd March 2018
The Creative Martyrs are a Vaudeville duo specialising in fine song, surrealism and satire, catch their show Kabakunst at the Beacon Arts Centre on March 22nd!
Oliver! The Musical

Oliver! The Musical

22nd March 2018 - 24th March 2018
The Albany Academy will take you on a wild adventure through Victorian England’s underworld of theft and violence as Oliver Twist searches for a home, a family but most importantly love.
Songwriters Uncovered Series

Songwriters Uncovered Series

24th May 2018
SongWriters Uncovered Series makes a welcome return to the Beacon with another amazing wealth of local songwriting and performing talent!
Songwriters Uncovered Series

Songwriters Uncovered Series

27th September 2018
SongWriters Uncovered Series makes a welcome return to the Beacon with another amazing wealth of local songwriting and performing talent!
Songwriters Uncovered Series

Songwriters Uncovered Series

8th November 2018
SongWriters Uncovered Series makes a welcome return to the Beacon with another amazing wealth of local songwriting and performing talent!

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