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

Harry Papadopoulos ‘The Edit: Volume 2’

Harry Papadopoulos ‘The Edit: Volume 2’

Selected dates between 10th September 2020 - 31st October 2020

As a photographer with Sounds magazine, Harry Papadopoulos worked with many up and coming Scots band that emerged during the early 80s, some of his photography is now on display at Beacon Arts Centre!
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Musicals In The Park

Musicals In The Park

24th September 2020 - 26th September 2020

No Nonsense Productions in association with Beacon Arts Centre present Musicals In The Park at Gourock Park Amphitheatre over the September Weekend!
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Thank You For The Music

Thank You For The Music

10th October 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!
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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!
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The Legends of American Country Show

The Legends of American Country Show

9th January 2021

The UK's no.1 country music tribute show, The Legends of American Country, returns to Beacon Arts Centre for another fantastic night of toe tapping Country classics!
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Totally Tina Live!

Totally Tina Live!

15th January 2021

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!
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The Counterfeit Sixties Show

The Counterfeit Sixties Show

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!
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The Unremarkable Death of Marylin Monroe

The Unremarkable Death of Marylin Monroe

5th February 2021

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 February 5th!
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Menopause The Musical 2

Menopause The Musical 2

10th February 2021

The hysterical sequel to the smash-hit show Menopause The Musical, is coming to Beacon Arts Centre for one night only on Wednesday 10th February!
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Kings of the Blues

Kings of the Blues

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!
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Midnight Train to Georgia: A Celebration of Gladys Knight

Midnight Train to Georgia: A Celebration of Gladys Knight

7th March 2021

Midnight Train to Georgia features all of soul diva, Gladys Knight's classic hits, catch it at Beacon Arts Centre on March 7th!
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Still Gaun!

Still Gaun!

12th March 2021 - 13th March 2021

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!
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Dancing With The Devil

Dancing With The Devil

25th March 2021

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...
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Seven Drunken Nights: The Story Of The Dubliners

Seven Drunken Nights: The Story Of The Dubliners

26th March 2021

Following its sold out smash hit debut tour, Seven Drunken Nights – The Story of The Dubliners returns with an even bigger production. Catch it at Beacon Arts Centre on March 26th!
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Gary Meikle: Surreal

Gary Meikle: Surreal

27th March 2021

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 March 27th!
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Giovanni Pernice: This Is Me

Giovanni Pernice: This Is Me

5th April 2021

Expect all of your favourite Ballroom and Latin dances and more when Strictly Come Dancing favourite, Giovanni Pernice, brings his new show to Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock on April 5th!
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Janey Godley’s Soup Pot Tour

Janey Godley’s Soup Pot Tour

7th April 2021

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 April 2021!
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All Our Yesterdays

All Our Yesterdays

8th April 2021

Timeless Theatre present All Our Yesterdays... the ultimate feel good show! Catch it at the Beacon Arts Centre on April 8th!!
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Patrick Monahan: Started From The Bottom, Now I’m Here

Patrick Monahan: Started From The Bottom, Now I’m Here

10th April 2021

Patrick Monahan provides smart and funny observations on a new found, middle class lifestyle at Beacon Arts Centre on Saturday 10th April 2021!
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Karen Marshalsay - Traditional Scottish Harp Music

Karen Marshalsay - Traditional Scottish Harp Music

16th April 2021

Enjoy an evening concert of traditional and contemporary music, from the Scottish, Gaelic, piping and harp worlds at Beacon Arts Centre courtesy of Karen Marshalsay.
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Oh What A Night!

Oh What A Night!

17th April 2021

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!
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Islets of Silence (The C Word)

Islets of Silence (The C Word)

23rd April 2021

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 23rd April.
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Tenors UnLimited

Tenors UnLimited

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!
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New Focus - The Classical Connection

New Focus - The Classical Connection

30th April 2021

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!
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Hotel California

Hotel California

1st May 2021

Hotel California will perform their spectacular show at The Beacon Arts Centre on Saturday 1st May that gives you a concert experience of 100 minutes of pure Eagles nostalgia!
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The Dolls: A Rerr Terr

The Dolls: A Rerr Terr

8th May 2021

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!
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Stuart Mitchell: Is It Just Me?

Stuart Mitchell: Is It Just Me?

8th May 2021

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!
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Ian Waite & Vincent Simone: The Ballroom Boys

Ian Waite & Vincent Simone: The Ballroom Boys

21st May 2021

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 May 21st!
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Legends of Irish Music & Song: The Fureys

Legends of Irish Music & Song: The Fureys

23rd May 2021

A Fureys concert is always a night to remember, book your tickets for their show at Beacon Arts Centre on Sunday 23rd May 2021!
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Walk Right Back: The Everly Brothers Story

Walk Right Back: The Everly Brothers Story

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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Magic of Motown

Magic of Motown

17th June 2021

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!
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Sydney Devine In Concert + Special Guests

Sydney Devine In Concert + Special Guests

2nd July 2021

Back by popular demand, Scottish Country Legend Sydney Devine hits the road again with his 'I'm Back' tour, catch him at Beacon Arts Centre on Friday 2nd July!
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Carnival of Carnage

Carnival of Carnage

3rd July 2021

Get ready for a night like no other when Carnival of Carnage returns to Beacon Arts Centre after a successful sell out show in 2019!
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Ireland: The Show

Ireland: The Show

1st August 2021

An all-star cast of Ireland's most talented singers and performers bring Ireland: The Show to Beacon Arts Centre on Sunday 1st August 2021!
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Eddi Reader

Eddi Reader

3rd September 2021

Eddi Reader will be touring Scotland in 2021 as she celebrates her 40th year on stage, don't miss her perform at Beacon Arts Centre on September 3rd!
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Showaddywaddy

Showaddywaddy

7th October 2021

Don't miss 'The Greatest Rock & Roll Band In The World', Showaddywaddy, when they play Beacon Arts Centre on October 7th 2021!
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The Doris Day Songbook

The Doris Day Songbook

17th October 2021 - 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 17th 2021!
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Dead Ringer For Love

Dead Ringer For Love

22nd October 2021

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 22nd 2021!
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John Lydon: I Could Be Wrong, I Could Be Right

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

24th October 2021

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 October 2021!
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Popular Events

Virtual Moonwatch
Join Coats Observatory on Saturday 26th September as they host a Virtual Moonwatch celebrating NASA's International Observe the Moon Night!
Musicals In The Park
No Nonsense Productions in association with Beacon Arts Centre present Musicals In The Park at Gourock Park Amphitheatre over the September Weekend!
Paisley Farmers Market
Ayrshire Farmers Markets hold a market in Paisley Town Centre on the second and last Saturdays of each month!
Flash - A Tribute To Queen
Get ready to rock... Flash - A Tribute to Queen will return to The Bungalow Paisley on Friday 26th March!
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Braehead
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Braehead for an exciting festive experience at Santa's Grotto!

Popular Venues

Beacon Arts Centre Braehead Arena Johnstone Town Hall Paisley Arts Centre The Bungalow Paisley