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

Jill Leighton: Reawakening

Jill Leighton: Reawakening

8th June 2019 - 8th July 2019
With over 40 hand drawn illustrations inspired by the natural world and music. Jill Leighton's Reawakening exhibition at Beacon Arts Centre is not to be missed!
Jay Lafferty: Wheesht!

Jay Lafferty: Wheesht!

20th June 2019
After a successful Edinburgh Fringe run Jay Lafferty's Wheesht! will is going on tour, catch her at Beacon Arts Centre on Thursday 20th June!
The Sugar Revue: Burlesque & Variety Show

The Sugar Revue: Burlesque & Variety Show

21st June 2019
The Sugar Revue is a fabulous Burlesque and Variety Revue featuring some of Scotland's top Cabaret artists, catch it at Beacon Arts Centre on Friday 21st June!
The Bench

The Bench

22nd June 2019
The Bench, by award-winning Scottish writer Keir McAllister, is a comedy play about safe spaces and the people that fill them...
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!
Raymond Mearns: Confessions of a Control Freak

Raymond Mearns: Confessions of a Control Freak

6th July 2019
Raymond Mearns has been one of Scotland's top live stand-up comedians for the past 15 years don't miss him when he performs at Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock on Saturday 6th July!
Spirit Of Punk

Spirit Of Punk

12th July 2019
Don't miss Spirit of Punk at Beacon Arts Centre, an evening of music and an exhibition celebrating Inverclyde's musical and cultural heritage!
Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter

20th July 2019
After an sold-out Edinburgh Fringe run in 2018, Spontaneous Potter, an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, is coming to the Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock on July 20th!
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!
Keep It Country Show

Keep It Country Show

1st August 2019
Join four of Ireland's top country stars at the Beacon Arts Centre for the unmissable 'Keep It Country' show on Thursday 1st August!
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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