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

An Evening With Gordon Strachan: My Life In Football

An Evening With Gordon Strachan: My Life In Football

29th January 2020
On what promises to be an entertaining night at Beacon Arts Centre, Gordon Strachan will be discussing his colourful career and life with Gerry McDade on an evening you will not want to miss!
Fault Lines

Fault Lines

1st February 2020
Five diverse performers take to the stage on a catwalk like no other! Don't miss Fault Lines when it comes to Beacon Arts Centre on Saturday 1st February!
Some Guys Have All The Luck: The Rod Stewart Story

Some Guys Have All The Luck: The Rod Stewart Story

2nd February 2020
Some Guys Have All the Luck, celebrating the career of rock icon Rod Stewart, comes to Beacon Arts Centre on February 2nd!
The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music

6th February 2020 - 8th February 2020
Join Inverclyde Musical Youth Theatre as they present the final collaboration between Rodgers & Hammerstein, The Sound of Music, which was was destined to become the world's most beloved musical!
Ballet West: Swan Lake

Ballet West: Swan Lake

9th February 2020
Ballet West are back at Beacon Arts Centre in February with their critically acclaimed production of the classic ballet, Swan Lake!
The Ghosting of Rabbie Burns

The Ghosting of Rabbie Burns

12th February 2020
Hilarious comedy, The Ghosting of Rabbie Burns, proves that love and relationships haven't changed that much in 200 years after all! Catch it at Beacon Arts Centre on February 12th!
Acoustic Bowie & Acoustic Queen

Acoustic Bowie & Acoustic Queen

14th February 2020
Edinburgh Festival Fringe sell out duo, The Boyds, are returning to Beacon Arts Centre on Friday 14th February with their Acoustic Bowie and Queen show!
The Hollies Story

The Hollies Story

15th February 2020
Discover how two boys from the backstreets of Salford created a band to rival The Beatles when 'The Hollies Story' comes to Beacon Arts Centre!
The Tannahill Weavers

The Tannahill Weavers

16th February 2020
The Tannahill Weavers return to Greenock for a special concert at Beacon Arts Centre on Sunday 16th February!
A Country Night In Nashville

A Country Night In Nashville

20th February 2020
Be transported on a musical journey through the history of Country, when A Country Night in Nashville comes to Beacon Arts Centre on February 20th!
Times Are A-Changin’

Times Are A-Changin’

21st February 2020
Following their hugely successful performance last year, Andante return to Beacon Arts Centre with a new show in which they revisit the era of Peace, Protest and Love!
Dance To The Music

Dance To The Music

26th February 2020
Kristina Rihanoff brings her Dance To The Music tour hosted by Jake Quickenden to Beacon Arts Centre on February 26th!
Hallelujah: A Tribute To Leonard Cohen

Hallelujah: A Tribute To Leonard Cohen

6th March 2020
Don't miss Hallelujah, a tribute to the genius of cult figure Leonard Cohen, at Beacon Arts Centre on Friday 6th March!
You Win Again: Celebrating The Bee Gees

You Win Again: Celebrating The Bee Gees

7th March 2020
Direct from London's West End, You Win Again – Celebrating The Music of The Bee Gees comes to Beacon Arts Centre!
Tina May & Brian Kellock: Ella and Oscar

Tina May & Brian Kellock: Ella and Oscar

12th March 2020
Tina May and Brian Kellock present Ella & Oscar at Beacon Arts Centre... an evening of musical magic!
Oor Wullie

Oor Wullie

12th March 2020 - 14th March 2020
Jings, crivvens! Help ma boab! Don't miss the the awfy braw brand new musical, Oor Wullie, when it comes to the Beacon Arts Centre in March!
Croft & Pearce: Double Take

Croft & Pearce: Double Take

14th March 2020
Stars of BBC Radio 4's 'The Croft & Pearce Show' present their new narrative sketch show at Beacon Arts Centre on March 14th!
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!
Karen Marshalsay - Traditional Scottish Harp Music

Karen Marshalsay - Traditional Scottish Harp Music

18th April 2020
Enjoy an evening concert of traditional and contemporary music, from the Scottish, Gaelic, piping and harp worlds at Beacon Arts Centre courtesy of Karen Marshalsay.
New Focus - The Classical Connection

New Focus - The Classical Connection

30th April 2020
Euan Stevenson and Konrad Wiszniewski give fascinating insights into the relationship between classical music and jazz in this superb, informal presentation at Beacon Arts Centre!
Still Gaun!

Still Gaun!

6th June 2020
Still Game stars Mark Cox (Tam), Jane McCarry (Isa) & Paul Riley (Winston) are coming to Beacon Arts Centre for an evening of fun, laughter and memories of the hit show!
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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