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

Eddi Reader

Eddi Reader

25th April 2019
Eddi Reader will be touring Scotland in Spring playing songs both old and new, don't miss her perform at Beacon Arts Centre on April 25th!
All My Sons by Arthur Miller

All My Sons by Arthur Miller

25th April 2019 - 27th April 2019
Following on from their success with Goodnight Mister Tom, Thistle Theatre return to Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock with the Arthur Miller classic, All My Sons!
Des McLean & Gary Little Stand Up Special

Des McLean & Gary Little Stand Up Special

27th April 2019
Join Award winning comedians Gary Little & Des McLean for a top night of stand up comedy at Beacon Arts Centre on Saturday 27th April!
Faith: The George Michael Legacy

Faith: The George Michael Legacy

28th April 2019
Faith – The George Michael Legacy returns with a brand-new production, catch it at the Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock on 28th April!
Sydney Devine

Sydney Devine

2nd May 2019
Scottish Country Legend Sydney Devine by popular demand hits the road again in 2019 for his Farewell Tour, catch him at Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock on May 2nd!
Invisible: The Musical

Invisible: The Musical

10th May 2019
Invisible: The Musical, the thought-provoking and entertaining story of the Paisley-based Sunshine Club, comes to Greenock for the first time on May 10th!
Wannabe: The Spice Girls Show

Wannabe: The Spice Girls Show

11th May 2019
Join the exceptionally talented Wannabe cast as they pay homage to Ginger, Scary, Posh, Sporty & Baby when the smash hit touring sensation Wannabe: The Spice Girls Show arrives in Greenock!
Leah MacRae - My Big Fat Fabulous Diary

Leah MacRae - My Big Fat Fabulous Diary

16th May 2019
Join Leah MacCrae, the star of BBC’s River City, Gary: Tank Commander and the huge hit stage comedy 51 Shades Of Maggie, as she delves into the hilarious pages of her Big, Fat, Fabulous Diary!
Jamie MacDonald: Designated Driver

Jamie MacDonald: Designated Driver

24th May 2019
Don't miss an evening of foot to the floor comedy at Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock courtesy of that funny blind guy, Jamie MacDonald!
Big Girls Don’t Cry

Big Girls Don’t Cry

25th May 2019
Come and experience the iconic sounds of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons authentically recreated by a phenomenal cast and live band at the Beacon Arts Centre on 25th May!
Fergus McCreadie Trio

Fergus McCreadie Trio

25th May 2019
Fergus McCreadie's music is dynamic and beautifully crafted, reflecting the Scottish landscape and musical traditions, catch him and his rhythm team at Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock on May 25th!
Legends of Irish Music & Song: The Fureys

Legends of Irish Music & Song: The Fureys

26th May 2019
A Fureys concert is always a night to remember, book your tickets for their show at Beacon Arts Centre on Sunday 26th May!
Walk Right Back: The Everly Brothers Story

Walk Right Back: The Everly Brothers Story

31st May 2019
From the producers of That'll Be The Day, Walk Right Back tells the story of the most successful duo of all time - The Everly Brothers, don't miss it at Beacon Arts Centre on May 31st!
The Benny Lynch Story

The Benny Lynch Story

1st June 2019
Cathkin Park Ltd's national production tells the story of Scotland's first ever boxing world champion, Benny Lynch, don't miss your chance to see it at Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock!
The Drifters

The Drifters

27th June 2019
The Drifters are back on tour in the UK with a brand-new show performing all their classic hits from the last six decades, catch them at Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock on 27th June!
Gary Faulds Live

Gary Faulds Live

27th July 2019
Following his sold out 2018 tour, Gary Faulds brings his brand new live show to the Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock on Saturday 27th July!
Mercury: The Ultimate Queen Tribute

Mercury: The Ultimate Queen Tribute

29th August 2019
Celebrating 20 years on the road, Mercury: The Ultimate Queen Tribute comes to the Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock on Thursday 29th August!
Funbox Presents The Wild West Show

Funbox Presents The Wild West Show

26th October 2019
Yeee haaaa! Saddle up partners as FUNBOX head out on the prairie for their brand new spectacular for 2019... The Wild West Show! Catch them at Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock on October 26th!

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