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

Charity Gala Concert Featuring The Band of the Royal Regiment of Scotland

Charity Gala Concert Featuring The Band of the Royal Regiment of Scotland

22nd March 2019
Returning by popular demand the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Heritage Trust are hosting a Charity Concert featuring the Band of the Royal Regiment of Scotland!
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!
A Dose of Blushes

A Dose of Blushes

28th March 2019
A Dose of Blushes - Tales of The Samaritans Hospital is a great night out for the girls (and boys!) catch it at Beacon Arts Centre on March 28th!
Barry Steele & Friends: The Roy Orbison Story

Barry Steele & Friends: The Roy Orbison Story

28th March 2019
Barry Steele has been stunning audiences with his uncanny ability to recreate the vocal talents of Roy Orbison, catch him at Beacon Arts Centre on March 28th!
Dear Zoo

Dear Zoo

29th March 2019 - 30th March 2019
After a successful debut tour, Dear Zoo the timeless children's classic book returns to the stage in 2019, don't miss it at Beacon Arts Centre on 29th & 30th March!
Chic Murray: A Funny Place For A Window

Chic Murray: A Funny Place For A Window

2nd April 2019 - 6th April 2019
On what is his last day on this earth, Chic Murray takes a musical look back at the ups and downs, triumphs and tragedies of his glittering, but tragically flawed career!
Orfeo & Euridice

Orfeo & Euridice

6th April 2019 - 7th April 2019
Scottish Opera Youth Company returns to The Beacon following the success of Dido and Aeneas in 2017 with Orfeo & Euridice!
You Choose

You Choose

8th April 2019
Nonsense Room Productions bring You Choose, their brand new interactive musical show for all the family, to Beacon Arts Centre on April 8th!
Black Magic - The Little Mix Show

Black Magic - The Little Mix Show

9th April 2019
Black Magic is a highly energetic tribute show that follows in the footsteps of the award winning girl band, Little Mix!
Paper Memories

Paper Memories

17th April 2019
Jabuti Theatre's Paper Memories, at Beacon Arts Centre, is an exhilarating performance for children aged 7+ about migration, identity and the power of memories.
Grow

Grow

18th April 2019
GROW, at Beacon Arts Centre, is a curious, mellow, playful springtime adventure, brought to you by the company that created the award-winning and internationally acclaimed Four Go Wild In Wellies!
Derek Acorah: The Eternal Life

Derek Acorah: The Eternal Life

19th April 2019
See Derek Acorah, Britain's best loved and most entertaining medium, take to the stage at the Beacon Arts Centre with his all new ‘The Eternal Life’ Tour!
In Conversation with Judy Murray

In Conversation with Judy Murray

23rd April 2019
Judy Murray talks tennis, her first book, encouraging women into sport, and being a grandmother at Beacon Arts Centre with Times journalist and broadcaster Graham Spiers.
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!
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!
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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