Beacon Arts Centre

Beacon Arts Centre
Custom House Quay, Greenock, Inverclyde, PA15 1HJ
  • Telephone 01475 723723
  • Food served Daily: 10am–10pm.
  • Box office times Daily: 10am–8pm.
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  • Website www.beaconartscentre.co.uk
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Beacon Arts Centre

Situated at Customhouse Quay and overlooking the River Clyde, the Beacon Arts Centre was opened in January 2013 to replace the Greenock Arts Guild Theatre.

The centre features two performing spaces, with a bistro/bar and three rehearsal rooms which can be extended to a function suite accommodating up to 170 guests. The theatre can accommodate 500 people over three levels, while the studio seats 130.

The Beacon Arts Centre is a significant new addition to the Scottish theatre and arts scene and is a venue of choice for touring productions as well as being a vibrant hub for the local community theatre groups within the area. The Beacon has two performing spaces, together with a bistro/bar and three large rehearsal rooms which can be extended to provide a function suite.

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  • Provides: Wheelchair access, Free wi-fi

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Adam Holmes and The Embers & Rachel Sermanni

Gogar Records presents Adam Holmes and The Embers & Rachel Sermanni Two of the brightest stars on the UK music scene today, Adam Holmes and The Embers & Rachel Sermanni bring their 2017 double bill tour to Beacon Arts Centre. An altogether unmissable opportunity to hear two of the country's most singular…

Sat 4 Nov

The Beacon Studio

£12 (Children £10; Students £10; Seniors £10) / 01475 723723

Ae Fond Kiss

Nonsense Room Productions presents Ae Fond Kiss Ae Fond Kiss is a musical journey through the major events of Burns’ life from birth to death. Rabbie Burns is your guide with quirky commentary, amusing and poignant interactions with key characters along the way, and renditions of several famous poems and songs…

Sun 11 Feb 2018

The Beacon Theatre

£15 (Children £13; Students £13; Seniors £13) / 01475 723723

Alice in Wonderland

Beacon Dance presents Alice in Wonderland Join Alice as she falls through the rabbit hole into a magical topsy turvey world of peculiarities. Alice in Wonderland brings together talented young dancers from across Inverclyde who take part in Beacon Youth Dance, West College Scotland and Clydeview Academy,

Sat 28 Oct

The Beacon Theatre

£9 (Children £7; Students £7; Seniors £7) / 01475 723723

The Andrews Sisters UK

A recreation of the much-loved close-harmony music of the 1940s US vocal harmony group.

Wed 25 Oct

The Beacon Theatre

£18 (Children £17; Students £17; Seniors £17) / 01475 723723

Barry Steele and Friends: The Roy Orbison Story

LMS Worldwide present Barry Steele & Friends: The Roy Orbison Story Barry Steele is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading vocalists playing homage to legend Roy Orbison. He has stunned audiences across the globe with his uncanny similarity and ability to authentically revive the exquisite toe-tapping…

Sun 12 Nov

The Beacon Theatre

£21 / 01475 723723

Black Magic: The Little Mix Show

Red Entertainment presents Black Magic: The Little Mix Show A highly energetic tribute show that follows in the footsteps of the award winning girl band, Little Mix. This iconic 5-star rated show has live vocals and is full of commercial pop-video choreography. Suitable for kids, tweens, teens and adults alike…

Sat 31 Mar 2018

The Beacon Theatre

£15 (Children £12; Students £12; Seniors £12; Family £12) / 01475 723723

The Bowie Experience

Tribute to the late, great David Bowie.

Sun 4 Mar 2018

£24.50 / 01475 723723

The Beacon Theatre

£24.50 / 01475 723723

Butterfly/Out of the Bad

Fairpley presents Butterfly and Out of the Bad Written by Anne Hogg Directed and adapted by Sarah McCardie Two one-act plays, performed together. In January 1987 the management of the Caterpillar factory in Uddingston announced the factory was to close. Butterfly and Out of the Bad focusses on the effect…

Wed 1 Nov

The Beacon Studio

Sold out / 01475 723723

Cinderella

Greenock Players present Cinderella Join Cinders as she transforms from rags to riches, outwits her very ugly and gruesome sisters, and, with the help of her best friend Buttons and one very magical Fairy Godmother, wins the heart of the dashing Prince Charming. Brought to you by The Greenock Players and written…

Thu 30 Nov

The Beacon Theatre

£10 (Family £8.75) / 01475 723723

Fri 1 Dec

The Beacon Theatre

£10 (Family £8.75) / 01475 723723

Sat 2 Dec

The Beacon Theatre

£10 (Family £8.75) / 01475 723723

The Dolls Abroad

An energetic show about two Glasgow girls and their all expenses paid trip to Greece.

Sun 22 Oct

The Beacon Theatre

£25 / 01475 723723

Dominic Kirwan In Concert With Lisa Stanley

Dominic Kirwan In Concert With Lisa Stanley Firmly established as one of Ireland’s greatest ever entertainers, Dominic Kirwan hits the road again in 2017 with a brand new show. Accompanying DOMINIC on the 2017 tour will be LISA STANLEY, one of Ireland’s top female vocalists and star of TV Channel 389 KEEP IT…

Wed 22 Nov

The Beacon Theatre

£25 / 01475 723723

Dracula: A Radio Play On Stage

No Nonsense Productions Dracula: A radio play on stage No Nonsense Productions return with a brand new show for this year's Galoshans. Join three plucky 1940s radio actors as they tackle Bram Stoker's classic, Dracula, as you've never heard it before. Vampiric lust against a backdrop of wartime austerity, this radio…

Fri 27 Oct

The Beacon Studio

£12 (Children £10; Students £10; Seniors £10) / 01475 723723

ELO Again: Return To The Blue Tour

Audienceware presents ELO AGAIN: Return To The Blue Tour Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of ELO's iconic album Out Of The Blue, ELO Again pays tribute to the beautifully crafted songs of Jeff Lynne and ELO.

Sun 8 Apr 2018

The Beacon Theatre

£24.50 / 01475 723723

Fastlove: A Tribute To George Michael

Entertainers Show Providers LTD present Fastlove: A Tribute To George Michael Get ready for an unforgettable evening with a global superstar, as he puts the Boom Boom into your heart with the all new production, Fastlove: A Tribute To George Michael. Relive the passion, the flare, and the unique sensitivity of…

Fri 2 Feb 2018

The Beacon Theatre

£22 / 01475 723723

Funbox Presents Dinosaur Safari

FUNBOX presents DINOSAUR SAFARI Get ready for some Stone Age singalong silliness as Anya, Kevin, Gary and Bonzo (formerly of The Singing Kettle) go on their most roarsome adventure yet - DINOSAUR SAFARI. The FUNBOX gang are in a prehistoric pickle trying to find their keys and discover different Dino-pals. Along…

Sat 12 May 2018

The Beacon Theatre

£13.50 / 01475 723723

Giselle ou Les Wilis

Ballet West presents Giselle ou Les Wilis Ballet West is delighted to return to Beacon Arts Centre with their brand-new production of Giselle ou Les Wilis. The epitome of ballet romanticism, Giselle ou Les Wilis and tells the story of a peasant girl who dies of a broken heart after discovering her lover is…

Sat 3 Feb 2018

The Beacon Theatre

£16 (Children £14; Students £14; Seniors £14) / 01475 723723

Gusset Grippers

Fair Pley presents Gusset Grippers Which should be dry at Christmas: turkey, cake or your knickers? Come with your friends to laugh, not leak; dance on your pelvic floor, and figure out whether you hit the Menopause or the Menofast. Jojo, Susan and Elaine wish you a Hap-pee Christmas with Festive Fun goodie bags.

Thu 23 Nov

The Beacon Theatre

£18 (Children £16; Students £16; Seniors £16) / 01475 723723

Horizontal Collaboration

  • 2 stars
  • Directed by: David Leddy
  • Written by: David Leddy

A drama about sex, power and politics.

Wed 25 Oct

The Beacon Studio

£12 (Students £10; Seniors £10) / 01475 723723

Hue & Cry

Soulful pop, jazzy influences and urban grooves from Scotrock veterans Pat and Greg Kane.

Sun 19 Nov

£29.15 / 01475 723723

The Beacon Theatre

£26.50 / 01475 723723

It's A Wonderful Life

No Nonsense Productions & Beacon Arts Centre presents It's A Wonderful Life: A Radio Play On Stage by Tony Palermo Back by popular demand, for its sixth consecutive year, It's A Wonderful Life is the story of the most inspirational film of all time and a heart-warming American family classic. It's a Wonderful…

Wed 20 Dec

The Beacon Studio

£15 (Children £13; Students £13; Seniors £13) / 01475 723723

Thu 21 Dec

The Beacon Studio

£15 (Children £13; Students £13; Seniors £13) / 01475 723723

Fri 22 Dec

The Beacon Studio

£15 (Children £13; Students £13; Seniors £13) / 01475 723723

Sat 23 Dec

The Beacon Studio

£15 (Children £13; Students £13; Seniors £13) / 01475 723723

James Grant Presents

Galoshans Festival James Grant Presents James Grant is one of the most renowned and respected songwriters and performers Scotland has ever produced. The Love and Money frontman has been working on a project with RIG Arts focusing on the Broomhill area in Greenock. James will be showcasing songwriters involved in the…

Sat 28 Oct

The Beacon Studio

Prices to be confirmed / 01475 723723

Joe Longthorne

AIM presents Joe Longthorne TV and Recording star Joe Longthorne Returns to Beacon Arts Centre in 2017. Joe will be joined on stage with his sensational live band and special guest artist. Come and join Joe as he takes you on a rollercoaster of Songs and impressions including Shirley Bassey, Tom Jones, Frank…

Sat 21 Oct

The Beacon Theatre

£22 (Students £20; Seniors £20) / 01475 723723

Just Beatles

Tribute to The Beatles.

Fri 17 Nov

The Beacon Theatre

£18 / 01475 723723

Kevin McDermott

Alun Woodward presents Kevin McDermott Kevin McDermott has been long regarded as one of the foremost songwriters and performers to come out of Scotland and has enjoyed an international reputation through touring and recording with the Kevin McDermott Orchestra and also as a solo artist. A career spanning 30 years…

Thu 16 Nov

The Beacon Studio

£12 (Children £10; Students £10; Seniors £10) / 01475 723723

The Legends of American Country

Country music tribute show featuring songs by Garth Brooks, Randy Travis, Dolly Parton, Tammy Wynette, Merle Haggard, Alan Jackson, Buck Owens and Johnny Cash.

Sat 13 Jan 2018

The Beacon Theatre

£19.50 / 01475 723723

Let's Hang On: The Music Of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Audienceware proudly present Let's Hang On: The Music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons This award-winning production is a musical journey through the prolific career of one of the most successful bands of all time - Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.

Thu 16 Nov

The Beacon Theatre

£22 / 01475 723723

The Lions of Lisbon

Fair Pley presents THE LIONS OF LISBON A Play of Two Halves by Ian Auld & Willy Maley A rehearsed reading with live music Adapted and Directed by Martin McCardie Musical Director Dave Anderson Get ready to roar for the golden anniversary of the finest silver ever lifted. If you know the history…

Fri 24 Nov

The Beacon Theatre

£17 (Children £15; Students £15; Seniors £15) / 01475 723723

Little Red Riding Hood's Musical Adventure

Nonsense Room Productions presents Little Red Riding Hood From the creative team behind the hugely popular Hairy Maclary Show, Little Red Riding Hood is a fun, original musical for children, with live music and loveable characters. Join Scarlet and her side-kick Stanley the Squirrel as they try to outwit Walter the…

Sun 11 Feb 2018

The Beacon Theatre

£8 (Family £7.50) / 01475 723723

Love & Information

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in association with Solar Bear presents Love and Information, written by Caryl Churchill Someone shares a secret. Someone can’t get a signal. Someone won’t answer the door. Someone gets a message from a traffic light… Caryl Churchill is one of the world’s most daring and playful…

Tue 14 Nov

The Beacon Studio

£13 (Children £11; Students £11; Seniors £11) / 01475 723723

The Lynching: The Last Rounds of Benny Lynch

Arts Enigma presents The Lynching: The Last Rounds of Benny Lynch Written & directed by Paul Moore Original Music by Oliver Lodge The Gorbals,1935. The Florence Street Flyweight, Benny Lynch conquers the World…and its imagination! 100,000 people welcome home their Champion to Glasgow’s Central Station.

Thu 2 Nov

The Beacon Theatre

£16 (Children £14; Students £14; Seniors £14) / 01475 723723

Mad 4 Musicals

Mad 4 Musicals Productions presents Mad 4 Musicals Bursting with all your favourite hits from the best loved musicals and stage shows, Mad4Musicals brings all the glitz and glamour of Broadway and the West End stage to YOU! This fantastic live show includes all your musical favourites; Evita, Phantom of the…

Sat 4 Nov

The Beacon Theatre

£16 (Children £14; Students £14; Seniors £14) / 01475 723723

Message In a Bottle: Tribute to The Police

Entertainers Show Providers Limited presents Message In A Bottle: Tribute To Police The iconic sound of one of the world's biggest rock bands. With six Grammys and two Brits, bands don’t come much bigger than this. With a distinctive sound and unforgettable songs, relive The Police with this unmissable pitch-perfect…

Thu 5 Apr 2018

The Beacon Theatre

£21 (Children £19; Students £19; Seniors £19) / 01475 723723

Opera Highlights

Scottish Opera presents Opera Highlights Each year Opera Highlights takes four singers and a pianist out and about around Scotland, travelling the highways and byways, by land, air and sea, taking a musical mix of operatic treasures to every corner of the country. Come September, the minibus will be packed full…

Thu 26 Oct

The Beacon Theatre

£12 (Children £5) / 01475 723723

Our Fathers

Magnetic North present a play inspired by Father and Son, Edmund Gosse’s Victorian memoir about growing up in an evangelical Christian family.

Sat 11 Nov

The Beacon Studio

£12 (Children £10; Students £10; Seniors £10) / 01475 723723

Phil Differ: That's Another Story

Differ presents a show of two halves. In the first, a new stand-up routine built around his unique observations of life, in the second more tales from behind the scenes of comedy programmes.

Fri 3 Nov

The Beacon Studio

£12 (Children £10; Students £10; Seniors £10) / 01475 723723

The Platters

AIM presents The Platters The Platters were one of the most successful vocal groups of the early rock and roll era. Their distinctive sound was a bridge between the pre-rock Tin Pan Alley tradition and the burgeoning new genre. The Platters through several personnel changes over the years but The Platters were one…

Wed 7 Feb 2018

The Beacon Theatre

£16 / 01475 723723

Psychic Sally: Kisses to Heaven

Psychic show from Sally.

Wed 18 Apr 2018

The Beacon Theatre

£24 / 01475 723723

Rock of Ages

Greenock Light Opera Club presents Rock of Ages It’s the tail end of the big, bad 1980s in Hollywood, and the party has been raging hard. Aqua Net, Lycra, lace and liquor flow freely at one of the Sunset Strips last legendary venues, a place where the Rock Star Stacee Jaxx takes the stage and groupies line up to…

Thu 9 Nov

The Beacon Theatre

£18 (Students £16; Seniors £16) / 01475 723723

Fri 10 Nov

The Beacon Theatre

£18 / 01475 723723

Sat 11 Nov

The Beacon Theatre

£18 / 01475 723723

Sally Morgan

Got a goldfish that you flushed down the toilet that you need to say sorry to? Now's your chance to apologise through the medium of Sally Morgan.

Wed 18 Apr 2018

£24 / 01475 723723

Scottish Ensemble: Court & Country

The Ensemble plays Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 with second movement by Sally Beamish; Beamish's own Seavaigers, Bach's Violin Concerto in E major and Bartók's Divertimento, with new music from Caitriona McKay (Scottish harp) and Chris Stout (fiddle).

Wed 14 Mar 2018

The Beacon Theatre

£14 (Students £5) / 01475 723723

Sing Sing Swing: Singing with the Big Bands

That Swing Sensation presents Sing, Sing, Swing: Singing with the Big Bands That Swing Sensation, Scotland's record-breaking big swing band, brings you a night of music and song from the Golden Age of the Crooners. Be transported back to a time when swing was king with memorable melodies made famous by Bobby…

Sat 18 Nov

The Beacon Theatre

£16 (Children £14; Students £14; Seniors £14) / 01475 723723

Snow White

Delighted to announce that our 2017 pantomime will be the wickedly funny Snow White. The show will also have a special guest appearance by CBeebies’ megastar Justin Fletcher as the Magic Mirror, where he will appear as a pre-recorded video

Fri 8 Dec

The Beacon Theatre

£13–£20 (Family £12–£16; Children £11–£17) / 01475 723723

Sat 9 Dec

The Beacon Theatre

£12–£18 (Children £11–£15) / 01475 723723

The Beacon Theatre

£13–£20 (Family £12–£16; Children £11–£17) / 01475 723723

Sun 10 Dec

The Beacon Theatre

£13–£20 (Family £12–£16; Children £11–£17) / 01475 723723

…and 17 more dates until 31 Dec

Songwriters Uncovered Series

Homegrown talented singer/songwriters take centre stage at the Beacon in a series of four concerts performed over the course of the year.

Thu 9 Nov

The Beacon Studio

£8 (£6) / 01475 723723

With Shelagh McKay Jones, Alison McNeill​, Fiona McNeill​, Martin Stephen Jones​, Chloé Simpson​, Gram Allan & Mark Philip Jones.

Songwriters Uncovered Series - Winter #sus

#SUS #SongWritersUncoveredSeries …we’ve got it SUSsed! Inverclyde and the West as you’ve never known it! Brand new concert series! Home-grown talented singer/song-writers! 22 Confirmed Acts to date!!! Experienced professional musicians with wide ranging styles from a diverse age range: Aimee Penman…

Thu 9 Nov

£9.08 / 01475 723723

The Sunshine Ghost

The comic story of the acquisition of Castle MacKinnon by a love-struck billionaire and property tycoon for his fiancé, Astrobeth – Hollywood’s favourite astrologer. Ages 12+. A musical from Richard Ferguson and Andy Cannon, directed by Ken Alexander.

Fri 27 Oct

The Beacon Studio

£17 (Children £15; Seniors £15; Students £15) / 01475 723723

The Beacon Theatre

£17 (Children £15; Students £15; Seniors £15) / 01475 723723

Tenors Unlimited: Venice to Vegas

Upbeat Management presents Tenors Unlimited: Venice to Vegas Tenors Un Limited - ‘Venice to Vegas.’ Hear the best songs from the world’s Opera Houses, Broadway Theatres & Concert Halls as ‘the Rat Pack of Opera’ take you from ‘Venice to Vegas.’ This is the MUST SEE show of the year. Scott, Paul & Jem…

Fri 9 Feb 2018

The Beacon Theatre

£20 / 01475 723723

Welcome My Son

A unique interpretation of Frankenstein which uses Chinese poles and physical theatre. Told through the monster's eyes, the play explores themes of isolation, loneliness and prejudice, themes that are as relevant now as they were when the novel was written.

Sat 28 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 01475 723723

Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival.

The Beacon Studio

£12 (Children £10; Students £10; Seniors £10) / 01475 723723

Wheesht!

Beacon Youth Theatre presents Wheesht! Devised and performed by Beacon Youth Theatre's Primary Classes and written by Marianne Yeomans, the mysterious Wheesht sail through the cracks in time when the clocks go back and the nights grow long. Bogles, sea snakes, witches and ghosts take the streets of Inverclyde by…

Tue 31 Oct

The Beacon Theatre

£9 (Children £7; Students £7; Seniors £7) / 01475 723723

White

Catherine Wheels Theatre Company presents White Welcome to the beautifully strange world of White. Full of birdsong and birdhouses, it gleams and dazzles and shines in the night. Two friends look after the birds and make sure the eggs stay safe. We watch, we help. The world is bright, ordered and white. But high up…

Tue 12 Dec

The Beacon Studio

£6 / 01475 723723

Wed 13 Dec

The Beacon Studio

£6 / 01475 723723

Thu 14 Dec

The Beacon Studio

£6 / 01475 723723

…and 3 more dates until 17 Dec

Yvonne Lyon with Flung Aboot

Yvonne Lyon with Flung Aboot Yvonne Lyon returns to the Beacon Arts Centre to launch her brand new album with Flung Aboot for what promises to be a memorable and unmissable night of original music. Normally known for her stripped-back performances, Yvonne will be joined by Flung Aboot throughout the set for a unique…

Fri 10 Nov

The Beacon Studio

£12 (Children £10; Students £10; Seniors £10) / 01475 723723

Comments & ratings

1. mbow227 Jan 2013, 3:42pm4 stars Beacon Arts Centre Report

Theatre looks great, only walked past with dog, can't wait to go inside .

Average rating 4/5 from 1 review of Beacon Arts Centre.

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