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

All Our Yesterdays

All Our Yesterdays

26th April 2018
Timeless Theatre present All Our Yesterdays... the ultimate feel good show! Catch it at the Beacon Arts Centre!
Blood Brothers

Blood Brothers

26th April 2018 - 28th April 2018
Willy Russell's much loved and iconic play, Blood Brothers, is brought to life by Thistle Theatre Academy's senior acting class at Beacon Arts Centre!
The Monster and Mary Shelley

The Monster and Mary Shelley

3rd May 2018
The Occasion present a contemporary voyage into the life of Mary Shelley, the Gothic Girl who electrified the world, at Beacon Arts Centre!
Adam

Adam

4th May 2018 - 5th May 2018
National Theatre of Scotland presents, Adam, the remarkable, true story of a young trans man fleeing from Egypt.
Gaberlunzie Folk Duo: 50th Anniversary Concert

Gaberlunzie Folk Duo: 50th Anniversary Concert

5th May 2018
Folk singers Gordon Menzies and Robin Watson better know as Gaberlunzie bring their gift for entertainment to Beacon Arts Centre on May 5th!
Learn to Meditate Public Talk in Greenock

Learn to Meditate Public Talk in Greenock

5th May 2018
Glasgow's Vajrayana Kadampa Buddhist Centre are hosting a Learn to Meditate Public Talk with Kelsang Osung at the Beacon Arts Centre on May 5th.
Animals

Animals

8th May 2018
Animals, at Beacon Arts Centre on May 8th, is a show about... animals. Big ones, little ones, wild ones, tame ones!
Guitar Journey

Guitar Journey

10th May 2018
Giorgio Serci and Jonny Phillips, two of Europe’s leading acoustic players, bring their 'Guitar Journey' to Beacon Arts Centre on May 10th!
Ready Steady Girls

Ready Steady Girls

11th May 2018
Get Ready to be transported back in time to the sights and sounds of the Swinging 60s as Ready Steady Girls brings back the magic of the era!
Turntable

Turntable

12th May 2018
Join MJ McCarthy and Red Bridge Arts at Beacon Arts Centre, as they spin some records, share some stories and make some new friends!
Funbox: Dinosaur Safari

Funbox: Dinosaur Safari

12th May 2018
Get ready for some Stone Age singalong silliness as Anya, Kevin, Gary and Bonzo go on their most roarsome adventure yet - Dinosaur Safari at the Beacon Arts Centre!
Capitol Big Band

Capitol Big Band

17th May 2018
Join Capitol Big Band as they pay tribute to the famous swing bands of Glen Miller, Countbasie, Duke Ellington, Buddy Rich and many more!
The Francie & Josie Show

The Francie & Josie Show

18th May 2018
Enjoy a trip down memory lane which will have you laughing out loud when Francie & Josie return to Beacon Arts Centre!
The Rolling Stones Story

The Rolling Stones Story

19th May 2018
The Rolling Stones Story​ is a high energy concert celebrating the music of the World’s Greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll Band, catch it at Beacon Arts Centre on May 19th!
Baba Yaga

Baba Yaga

24th May 2018
An uproarious musical journey to the top floor and beyond, Baba Yaga is a brand new take on an old Russian folktale co-created by director Rosemary Myers!
Songwriters Uncovered Series

Songwriters Uncovered Series

24th May 2018
SongWriters Uncovered Series makes a welcome return to the Beacon with another amazing wealth of local songwriting and performing talent!
A Spoonful of Sherman

A Spoonful of Sherman

25th May 2018 - 26th May 2018
A smash hit show for all the family, come on a journey through 100 years of Sherman Family music at the Beacon Arts Centre!
Shattered

Shattered

26th May 2018
In Motion Theatre Company present Shattered, a new play exploring the humanity, humour and isolation of everyday life.
Scottish Chamber Orchestra in Greenock

Scottish Chamber Orchestra in Greenock

8th June 2018
The Scottish Chamber Orchestra return to Greenock in their 40th year of touring Scotland with a rich, lyrical programme featuring works from Schumann, Puccini, Cimarosa and Mendelssohn!
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!
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!
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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