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

16 Years: Gigs in Scotland 1974-1990

16 Years: Gigs in Scotland 1974-1990

30th July 2021

Join Beacon Arts Centre for a special event as Chris Brickley, author of 16 YEARS: Gigs in Scotland 1974-1990, discusses the live music experience in Scotland!
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Ireland: The Show - POSTPONED

Ireland: The Show - POSTPONED

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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Gary Meikle: Surreal

Gary Meikle: Surreal

18th September 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 September 18th!
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Islets of Silence (The C Word)

Islets of Silence (The C Word)

24th September 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 September 24th!
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The Dolls: A Rerr Terr

The Dolls: A Rerr Terr

2nd October 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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Jason Wilson Trio

Jason Wilson Trio

9th October 2021

Jason Wilson, joined by bandmates Marcus Ali and Vince Reel are set to return to the UK this October, catch them live at Beacon Arts Centre on Saturday 9th October!
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The Enemy

The Enemy

9th October 2021

Don't miss The Enemy, a brand new production from the National Theatre of Scotland, at Beacon Arts Centre on Saturday 9th October!
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The Doris Day Songbook

The Doris Day Songbook

11th October 2021

The Doris Day Songbook is a celebration of the life of Doris day, don't miss it at Beacon Arts Centre on October 11th 2021!
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Midnight Train to Georgia: A Celebration of Gladys Knight

Midnight Train to Georgia: A Celebration of Gladys Knight

15th October 2021

Midnight Train to Georgia features all of soul diva, Gladys Knight's classic hits, catch it at Beacon Arts Centre on Friday 15th October!
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Psychic Sally: 10 Years & Counting

Psychic Sally: 10 Years & Counting

18th October 2021

Sally Morgan, the nation's favourite Psychic and forerunner in the Psychic world is back on tour with her all new show, don't miss her live at Beacon Arts Centre on 18th October!
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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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Thank You For The Music

Thank You For The Music

23rd October 2021

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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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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Ian Waite & Vincent Simone: The Ballroom Boys

Ian Waite & Vincent Simone: The Ballroom Boys

25th October 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 25th October!
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Tommy Tiernan: Tomfoolery

Tommy Tiernan: Tomfoolery

28th October 2021

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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Janey Godley’s Soup Pot Tour

Janey Godley’s Soup Pot Tour

2nd November 2021 - 3rd November 2021

Janey Godley and her soup pot are heading out on tour... get ready for the Queen of Scottish Comedy coming to Beacon Arts Centre in November!
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Thunder’s Danny Bowes & Luke Morley: The First 50 Years

Thunder’s Danny Bowes & Luke Morley: The First 50 Years

4th November 2021

Join Thunder founder members Danny Bowes and Luke Morley at Beacon Arts Centre as they discuss the highs and lows of life in Britain's most popular and enduring rock band with rock writer Mick Wall!
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The Legends of American Country Show

The Legends of American Country Show

9th January 2022

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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Sun Records: The Concert

Sun Records: The Concert

26th January 2022

The legendary record label that brought us Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins, Rufus Thomas and scores more, comes to life, live on stage at Beacon Arts Centre!
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Totally Tina Live!

Totally Tina Live!

12th February 2022

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

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

18th February 2022

Patrick Monahan provides smart and funny observations on a new found, middle class lifestyle at Beacon Arts Centre on Friday 18th February!
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The Counterfeit Sixties Show

The Counterfeit Sixties Show

19th February 2022

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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Giovanni Pernice: This Is Me

Giovanni Pernice: This Is Me

12th March 2022

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 12th March 2022!
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Orphans

Orphans

1st April 2022 - 2nd April 2022

Orphans is a darkly comic musical about family, grief and forgiveness, don't miss the stage adaption of the multi award-winning cult film by Peter Mullan when it comes to Beacon Arts Centre in April!
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Legends of Irish Music & Song: The Fureys

Legends of Irish Music & Song: The Fureys

3rd April 2022

A Fureys concert is always a night to remember, book your tickets for their show at Beacon Arts Centre on Sunday 3rd April!
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Karen Marshalsay - Traditional Scottish Harp Music

Karen Marshalsay - Traditional Scottish Harp Music

8th April 2022

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!

8th April 2022

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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Mon Eh ‘Ton!

Mon Eh ‘Ton!

14th April 2022 - 16th April 2022

Mon Eh 'Ton! returns to the Beacon Arts Centre by popular demand to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the mighty 'Ton winning the Scottish Cup!
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All Our Yesterdays

All Our Yesterdays

21st April 2022

Timeless Theatre present All Our Yesterdays... the ultimate feel good show! Catch it at the Beacon Arts Centre on 21st April 2022!
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New Focus - The Classical Connection

New Focus - The Classical Connection

30th April 2022

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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Tenors UnLimited

Tenors UnLimited

11th May 2022

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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Hotel California

Hotel California

14th May 2022

Hotel California will perform their spectacular show at The Beacon Arts Centre on Saturday 14th May 2022 that gives you a concert experience of 100 minutes of pure Eagles nostalgia!
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Friends! The Musical Parody

Friends! The Musical Parody

18th May 2022

Friends! The Musical Parody is a fabulous good-hearted romp through our favourite moments from the hit TV show in an uncensored, hilarious, fast-paced, music-filled production at Beacon Arts Centre!
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Menopause The Musical 2

Menopause The Musical 2

29th May 2022

The hysterical sequel to the smash-hit show Menopause The Musical, is coming to Beacon Arts Centre for one night only on Sunday 29th May!
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Magic of Motown

Magic of Motown

16th June 2022

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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Showaddywaddy

Showaddywaddy

8th October 2022

Don't miss 'The Greatest Rock & Roll Band In The World', Showaddywaddy, when they play Beacon Arts Centre on Saturday 8th October 2022!
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