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

Balloonatics 2: Get Pumped

Balloonatics 2: Get Pumped

22nd September 2019
Balloonatics is the award nominated and world travelled family comedy show for anyone who is crazy about balloons, catch it at Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock on September 22nd!
Chris Henry: Around The World in 80 Dates

Chris Henry: Around The World in 80 Dates

22nd September 2019
Chris Henry takes you on a whirlwind global gigglefest at Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock as he seeks to explore the world of dating as a 40-year-old bachelor!
Treppenwitz

Treppenwitz

16th October 2019
After touring the UK in 2018 and releasing their sophomore album 'The Kennedys at Beaver Point' in January 2019, Treppenwitz are back on tour and stop off at Beacon Arts Centre on October 16th!
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!
A Wee Blether With Gregor Fisher

A Wee Blether With Gregor Fisher

23rd November 2019
This November Greenock's Beacon Arts Centre will host an exclusive evening with one of Scotland’s best-known actors, Gregor Fisher!

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