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.

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Upcoming Events at Beacon Arts Centre

Dagba’s Forest Tales - CANCELLED

Dagba’s Forest Tales - CANCELLED

8th April 2020
With their magical Kamishibai, the Japanese Storytelling box, Harriet and Maria lead children and families on a trail of myth and wonder through our precious natural world!
Waves - CANCELLED

Waves - CANCELLED

16th April 2020
Waves, at Beacon Arts Centre, tells the story of young Australian woman, Elizabeth Moncello, daughter of immigrants, and unofficial inventor of the Butterfly stroke.
Thank You For The Music

Thank You For The Music

24th April 2020
Smash-hit tribute show, Thank You For The Music, brings all of ABBA's No. 1 hits to the Beacon Arts Centre stage in a production like no other!
MacFloyd: To The Moon & Back - POSTPONED

MacFloyd: To The Moon & Back - POSTPONED

25th April 2020
MacFloyd return to the Beacon Arts Centre with their new show for 2020, promising an unforgettable journey through the Pink Floyd catalogue!
Ventoux - POSTPONED

Ventoux - POSTPONED

29th April 2020
Ventoux at Beacon Arts Centre is a restaging of the epic rivalry between Lance Armstrong and Marco Pantani on the fearsome Mont Ventoux in the 2000 Tour de France!
Wasteland - CANCELLED

Wasteland - CANCELLED

29th April 2020
Wasteland is the sequel to the multi-award winning production of Coal by Gary Clarke Company, don't miss it when it comes to Beacon Arts Centre on April 29th!
KID X

KID X

2nd May 2020
KID_X collides Circus and street dance with hypnotic video projections and an original electronic score, catch it at Beacon Arts Centre on May 2nd!
Lullaby

Lullaby

2nd May 2020
Lullaby at Beacon Arts Centre follows on from Rutherford's projects KIN and Broth, and looks at family, ageing and the children she never had.
Bowie Experience

Bowie Experience

3rd May 2020
Bowie Experience is a breathtaking concert celebrating the music of the world’s greatest pop icon, David Bowie. Catch it at Beacon Arts Centre on May 3rd!
Worn

Worn

7th May 2020
Worn, at Beacon Arts Centre, is an exquisite and emotive new dance production, exploring how the body is affected by time and space!
Oh What A Night!

Oh What A Night!

8th May 2020
Oh What A Night! at the Beacon Arts Centre will take you back in time on a musical journey through the incredible career of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons!
The Spinners

The Spinners

13th May 2020
The Spinners at Beacon Arts Centre is an exhilarating ride into myth and imagination from renowned Scottish director Al Seed and award-winning Australian choreographer and dancer Lina Limosani!
Totally Tina Live!

Totally Tina Live!

15th May 2020
Come shake a tail feather at the Beacon Arts Centre with the UK's official number one Tina Turner tribute... Justine Riddoch and her talented cast!
Gary Meikle: Surreal

Gary Meikle: Surreal

16th May 2020
After his meteoric rise through the ranks, Scottish Comedy Award winner and viral sensation Gary Meikle is back with his second tour show, Surreal! Catch him at Beacon Arts Centre on May 16th!
Though This Be Madness

Though This Be Madness

17th May 2020
Though This Be Madness at Beacon Arts Centre wonders what delusions we might all share, questions the so-called sanity we are determined to live by and what we really mean when we call someone crazy.
Midnight Train to Georgia: A Celebration of Gladys Knight

Midnight Train to Georgia: A Celebration of Gladys Knight

17th May 2020
Midnight Train to Georgia features all of soul diva, Gladys Knight's classic hits, catch it at Beacon Arts Centre on May 17th!
LAU: Unplugged

LAU: Unplugged

20th May 2020
For the first time in over a decade, Lau present an entirely acoustic tour including a night at Beacon Arts Centre on May 20th!
Hotel California

Hotel California

22nd May 2020
Hotel California will perform their spectacular show at The Beacon Arts Centre on Friday 22nd May that gives you a concert experience of 100 minutes of pure Eagles nostalgia!
One Mississippi

One Mississippi

23rd May 2020
One Mississippi at the Beacon Arts Centre is a new hard-hitting verbatim play that explores how the impact of childhood experiences shape men’s adult lives, and the journey it takes them on.
The Unremarkable Death of Marylin Monroe

The Unremarkable Death of Marylin Monroe

28th May 2020
From the award-winning creators of The Time Machine, Austen's Women and Jane Eyre: An Autobiography comes The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe, catch it at Beacon Arts Centre on May 28th!
Sally Starshine The Life And Times, Almost... But Not Quite

Sally Starshine The Life And Times, Almost... But Not Quite

30th May 2020
What are you supposed to do when someone tells you, you don't have too long to live? Join Sally Starshine as she sets out to answer the big question...
Rapture Bites: The Shawl by David Mamet

Rapture Bites: The Shawl by David Mamet

5th June 2020
Following the huge success of Rapture Bites 2019, acclaimed theatre company Rapture Theatre return with Rapture Bites 2020, don't miss The Shawl by David Mamet at Beacon Arts Centre on June 5th!
Still Gaun!

Still Gaun!

6th June 2020
Still Game stars Mark Cox (Tam), Jane McCarry (Isa) & Paul Riley (Winston) are coming to Beacon Arts Centre for an evening of fun, laughter and memories of the hit show!
Love Me Tinder

Love Me Tinder

9th June 2020
Love me Tinder is a heart-warming tale of friendship, music, love, laughter and dating, catch it at Beacon Arts Centre on June 9th!
Dancing With The Devil

Dancing With The Devil

10th June 2020
Dancing with the Devil at Beacon Arts Centre is an intriguing new musical drama, with a soundtrack of 60s hits & original songs, when taking to a dancefloor meant 'courting' with danger...
Astrid: The Storm Sessions Acoustic Tour

Astrid: The Storm Sessions Acoustic Tour

14th June 2020
Willie Campbell and Charlie Clark aka Astrid are bringing The Storm Sessions Acoustic Tour to Beacon Arts Centre on Sunday 14th June!
Rock For Heroes

Rock For Heroes

24th June 2020
Rock for Heroes is back on the road bringing the perfect combination of your favourite Rock & Pop artists to Beacon Arts Centre, fundraising in support of the fantastic Help for Heroes!
Magic of Motown

Magic of Motown

25th June 2020
Music fans are invited to the biggest party of the year at Beacon Arts Centre as the unstoppable Magic of Motown show steams into town!
Sydney Devine In Concert + Special Guests

Sydney Devine In Concert + Special Guests

11th July 2020
Back by popular demand, Scottish Country Legend Sydney Devine hits the road again in 2020 for his 'I'm Back' tour, catch him at Beacon Arts Centre on Saturday 11th July!
Showaddywaddy

Showaddywaddy

25th July 2020
Don't miss 'The Greatest Rock & Roll Band In The World', Showaddywaddy, when they play Beacon Arts Centre on Saturday 25th July!
Ireland: The Show

Ireland: The Show

26th July 2020
An all-star cast of Ireland's most talented singers and performers bring Ireland: The Show to Beacon Arts Centre on Sunday 26th July!
Ian Waite & Vincent Simone: The Ballroom Boys - RESCHEDULED DATE

Ian Waite & Vincent Simone: The Ballroom Boys - RESCHEDULED DATE

3rd September 2020
The Ballroom Boys double act Ian Waite and Vincent Simone return with a brand new show, don't miss it at Beacon Arts Centre on September 3rd!
Hairspray - RESCHEDULED DATE

Hairspray - RESCHEDULED DATE

10th September 2020 - 12th September 2020
Hairspray is the fantastic feel-good show that is guaranteed to have you dancing the night away, don't miss this production from The Albany Academy at Beacon Arts Centre!
Islets of Silence (The C Word) - RESCHEDULED DATE

Islets of Silence (The C Word) - RESCHEDULED DATE

18th September 2020
The Gourley's are a typical Glasgow family, life is good to them until one of them is diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer... catch Islets of Silence (The C Word) at Beacon Arts Centre on September 18th.
Carnival of Carnage

Carnival of Carnage

19th September 2020
Get ready for a night like no other when Carnival of Carnage returns to Beacon Arts Centre after a successful sell out show 2019!
New Focus - The Classical Connection - RESCHEDULED DATE

New Focus - The Classical Connection - RESCHEDULED DATE

24th September 2020
Euan Stevenson and Konrad Wiszniewski give fascinating insights into the relationship between classical music and jazz in this superb, informal presentation at Beacon Arts Centre!
Absolute Elvis

Absolute Elvis

25th September 2020
Scotland's very own multi-award winning Johnny Lee Memphis will be performing in the Absolute Elvis Show at Beacon Arts Centre on September 25th!
The Dolls: A Rerr Terr

The Dolls: A Rerr Terr

27th September 2020
Comedy stars Louise McCarthy and Gayle Telfer Stevens are 'back in the overalls' as Scotland's favourite cleaners 'The Dolls' return with a brand new show, catch it at Beacon Arts Centre!
Eddi Reader

Eddi Reader

14th October 2020
Eddi Reader will be touring Scotland later this year as she celebrates her 40th year on stage, don't miss her perform at Beacon Arts Centre on October 14th!
All Our Yesterdays - RESCHEDULED DATE

All Our Yesterdays - RESCHEDULED DATE

15th October 2020
Timeless Theatre present All Our Yesterdays... the ultimate feel good show! Catch it at the Beacon Arts Centre!
The Doris Day Songbook - RESCHEDULED DATE

The Doris Day Songbook - RESCHEDULED DATE

19th October 2020
The Doris Day Songbook is a celebration of the life of Doris day, don't miss it at Beacon Arts Centre on October 19th!
Janey Godley’s Soup Pot Tour

Janey Godley’s Soup Pot Tour

20th October 2020
NEWS ALERT... Janey Godley and her soup pot are on tour... get ready for the Queen of Scottish Comedy coming to Beacon Arts Centre in October!
Tommy Tiernan: Tomfoolery

Tommy Tiernan: Tomfoolery

21st October 2020
Tommy Tiernan's brand new show TOMFOOLERY sees the now 50 year old comedian back onstage with an exhilarating mix of the highly personal and flamboyant storytelling that audiences have come to love!
Dead Ringer For Love

Dead Ringer For Love

25th October 2020
Don't miss a celebration of the work of Meatloaf and Cher when the power-packed must see musical spectacular, Dead Ringer For Love comes to Beacon Arts Centre on October 25th!
John Lydon: I Could Be Wrong, I Could Be Right

John Lydon: I Could Be Wrong, I Could Be Right

4th November 2020
John Lydon is touring the UK to coincide with the publication of his new book, the brilliant, funny and insightful 'I Could Be Wrong, I Could Be Right' catch him at Beacon Arts Centre in November!
Stuart Mitchell: Is It Just Me?

Stuart Mitchell: Is It Just Me?

6th November 2020
Join Stuart Mitchell, the longest running panellist on BBC Scotland's Breaking the News, for his new show 'Is It Just Me?' at Beacon Arts Centre!
The Counterfeit Sixties Show - RESCHEDULED DATE

The Counterfeit Sixties Show - RESCHEDULED DATE

16th January 2021
Re-live the sounds of the swinging sixties, as Britain's No. 1 tribute show brings the magic of the sixties to Beacon Arts Centre with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era!
Kings of the Blues - RESCHEDULED DATE

Kings of the Blues - RESCHEDULED DATE

12th February 2021
Main Street Blues are heading back to Beacon Arts Centre with their acclaimed Edinburgh Fringe 'Sell Out' Kings of the Blues Show!
Tenors UnLimited - RESCHEDULED DATE

Tenors UnLimited - RESCHEDULED DATE

28th April 2021
Tenors UnLimited's Scott, Paul & Jem are known as 'The Rat Pack of Opera' join them for an unmissable night at Beacon Arts Centre!
Walk Right Back: The Everly Brothers Story - RESCHEDULED DATE

Walk Right Back: The Everly Brothers Story - RESCHEDULED DATE

24th May 2021
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 24th 2021!

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Popular Events

Gourock Highland Games
Gourock Highland Games, the first games of the Scottish season, takes place in Inverclyde at Battery Park on Sunday 10th May!
Paisley Food & Drink Festival - CANCELLED
Paisley Food & Drink Festival 2020 is a celebration of the best that Scotland’s larder has to offer with plenty of food-related fun on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th April!
Virtual Birthday Party
The Song & Dance Factory are bringing the magic of their parties into homes across the country with the launch of their Virtual Birthday Parties!
The Doris Day Songbook - RESCHEDULED DATE
The Doris Day Songbook is a celebration of the life of Doris day, don't miss it at Beacon Arts Centre on October 19th!
Club Motown
NNE proudly presents: CLUB Motown plus very special guests Live at The Bungalow on Saturday 24th October!

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