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

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!
Milton Jones & Friends

Milton Jones & Friends

29th September 2018
A top night of stand up comedy is coming to Beacon Arts Centre on Saturday 29th September courtesy of Milton Jones & Friends!
Muriel Spark 100: A Response to ‘The Mandelbaum Gate’

Muriel Spark 100: A Response to ‘The Mandelbaum Gate’

7th October 2018
Spend a stimulating afternoon with award-winning author Tracey S Rosenberg as she reads 'The Western Wall', her fictional response to Muriel Spark's The Mandelbaum Gate.
The Dolls - Dragged Up

The Dolls - Dragged Up

11th October 2018 - 13th October 2018
The tan has barely faded from Agnes and Sadie's thick skin and they're in trouble again, and left lip-synching for their lives! Bring yer pals and join The Dolls at the Beacon for Dragged Up!
Imar - Avalanche Album Release Tour

Imar - Avalanche Album Release Tour

12th October 2018
Imar are touring the UK in October, to promote the release of their 2nd studio album, Avalanche, catch them at Beacon Arts Centre on October 12th!
Evergreen: A Tribute To Barbara Streisand

Evergreen: A Tribute To Barbara Streisand

14th October 2018
In this brand new show Alyson Orr presents a tribute to Barbra Streisand featuring her best loved songs! Catch it at Beacon Arts Centre on Sunday 14th October!
Doug Allan: Wild Images, Wild Life

Doug Allan: Wild Images, Wild Life

16th October 2018
Join Doug Allan at Beacon Arts Centre as he discusses the most challenging assignments of his 35 years filming wildlife in the remotest places on earth!
Beyond The Barricade

Beyond The Barricade

18th October 2018
Catch Beyond the Barricade at Beacon Arts Centre on October 18th - a blockbusting show of the greatest songs in musical theatre!
Craig Hill: C’mon The Lads!

Craig Hill: C’mon The Lads!

19th October 2018
Scotland's kilted and award-winning comedy treasure comes to Beacon Arts Centre with a new show and it is soooooo not about fit-baws!
Celtic Legends: John Hartson & Chris Sutton

Celtic Legends: John Hartson & Chris Sutton

22nd October 2018
Two Celtic legends come and grace the Beacon Arts Centre stage to talk about their brilliant careers and playing days at Celtic FC!
Charlie Landsborough In Concert

Charlie Landsborough In Concert

23rd October 2018
Multi award-winning and critically acclaimed country singer, Charlie Landsborough, returns to Beacon Arts Centre in October!
The Matt Monro Story

The Matt Monro Story

28th October 2018
The Matt Monro Story is an inspired and unforgettable show, celebrating the life and music of the legendary singer. Catch it at Beacon Arts Centre on October 28th!
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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Reminiscing Morning
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