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

Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

7th December 2018 - 31st December 2018
Following on from last year’s record breaking panto Snow White, Beacon Arts Centre present yet another spectacular family pantomime, and this time it’s the magical fairytale Sleeping Beauty!
It’s a Wonderful Life: A Radio Play on Stage

It’s a Wonderful Life: A Radio Play on Stage

13th December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
It's A Wonderful Life returns to the stage at the Beacon Arts Centre in this live radio play!
Celtic Legends: An Audience With John Hartson & Chris Sutton

Celtic Legends: An Audience With John Hartson & Chris Sutton

11th January 2019
Two Celtic legends come and grace the Beacon Arts Centre stage to talk about their brilliant careers and playing days at Celtic FC!
The Legends of American Country Show

The Legends of American Country Show

12th January 2019
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!
Dirty Dusting

Dirty Dusting

18th January 2019
Treat yourself to an evening of pure theatrical Viagra when Dirty Dusting returns to the Beacon Arts Centre on Friday 18th January after three sell out UK tours!
Duncan McCrone Band In Concert

Duncan McCrone Band In Concert

19th January 2019
The Duncan McCrone Band return to Greenock for their first concert at the Beacon in four years on Saturday 19th January!
Bugsy Malone

Bugsy Malone

25th January 2019 - 26th January 2019
Inverclyde Musical Youth Theatre return to Beacon Arts Centre with their fantastic production of Bugsy Malone!
Snow White & The 7 Inversliders

Snow White & The 7 Inversliders

26th January 2019 - 27th January 2019
Clyde Youth Theatre presents Snow White & The 7 Inversliders an original pantomime by Paul McEachnie!
The Outside Track

The Outside Track

30th January 2019
Using fiddle, accordion, harp, guitar, flute, step-dance and vocals The Outside Track blend boundless energy with unmistakable joie de vivre! Catch them at Beacon Arts Centre on January 30th!
The Johnny Cash Roadshow

The Johnny Cash Roadshow

2nd February 2019
The Johnny Cash Roadshow, a show not to be missed by avid fans or the casual listener, returns to Beacon Arts Centre with a brand new production for 2019!
There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly

11th February 2019
Relive the delights of this most charming of tales complete with a feast of sing along songs, colourful animal characters and heart-warming family fun at Beacon Arts Centre!
The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

15th February 2019
Ballet West’s Touring Company returns in 2019 with the ever-popular ballet, The Nutcracker, at Beacon Arts Centre on 15th February!
Menopause The Musical

Menopause The Musical

1st March 2019 - 2nd March 2019
Hysterical and uplifting... Menopause The Musical will have you laughing, and singing, all the way home when it returns to Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock!
Legally Blonde

Legally Blonde

7th March 2019 - 9th March 2019
Inverclyde Musical Youth Theatre presents the fabulously fun award-winning musical based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde!
Someone Like You: The Adele Songbook

Someone Like You: The Adele Songbook

14th March 2019
Someone Like You - The Adele Songbook is a stunning live concert performance, celebrating the music of one of our generations finest singer-songwriters, don't miss it at Beacon Arts Centre!
Francis Rossi: I Talk Too Much

Francis Rossi: I Talk Too Much

24th March 2019
Legendary Status Quo lead singer Francis Rossi will share the extraordinary secrets of his 50-plus years in rock’n’roll when he takes to the stage for an intimate evening in Greenock!
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!
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!

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Popular Events

Paisley First WinterFest
Paisley First's five week Christmas spectacular, WinterFest is returning to the streets of Paisley town centre this festive season!
Jack and the Beanstalk
PACE Theatre Company return to Paisley Arts Centre this Christmas with the exciting tale of Jack and the Beanstalk!
Santa’s Grotto at Ingliston
Children will receive a seasonal treat when they meet Santa at Ingliston Country Club & Hotel this December!
Hogmanay Gala Dance
The Erskine Bridge Hotel have a full evening of fun and entertainment planned for their annual Hogmanay Gala Dance!
Cinderella Panto Trip
Get into the festive spirit with The Bowfield, join them for a three course meal before being transported into Glasgow to catch Cinderella at The Pavilion!

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