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.
  • Email
  • 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

Events at this venue

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80's Live

You’ve made it through the wilderness, somehow, you’ve made it through and now we’re never gonna give you up! Get ready as we bring you the biggest 80s party show to tour the UK! 80s Live! We will be heading down the Atlanta highway, so bring your jukebox money and get ready to Jitterbug. The show includes hits such as…

Thu 10 Mar 2022

£13.75–£28 / 01475 723723

All Our Yesterdays

The ultimate feel good show! Another sensational show from the producers of 'Memory Lane', ‘Rolling back the Years’, and ‘Memories are made of This’. One of the biggest shows of its kind in the UK, taking the audience on a breathtaking musical journey through the 50's, 60's, and some of the brilliant sounds of the 1970's.

Thu 21 Apr 2022

£9–£18 (£9–£16) / 01475 723723

Bend it like Bertie

The Mullens both know how it feels to be Celtic but while Denise is enjoying the trophies piling up, Danny has forgotten what a trophy looks like! How come?

Sat 13 Nov

£14.50–£16.50 (Children £14.50) / 01475 723723

Big Girls Don't Cry

It’s time to hang on to what we got and celebrate the iconic sounds of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. Come out tonight as we take you to a place where the moon shines bright and we dance the night away, taking you back in time with Big Girls Don’t Cry. During the sixties and seventies number one hits Sherry…

Sun 27 Feb 2022

£13–£26.50 (£13–£24.50; Children £13–£24.50) / 01475 723723

Blazin' Fiddles

One of today’s foremost Scottish folk acts, Blazin’ Fiddles combine over 20 years experience with ever-renewed musical appetite, vitality and sophistication. Encompassing a rare and virtuosic selection of the fiddle’s diverse Highland and island voices, with ensemble and solo-led sets both backed by powerhouse guitar and…

Sun 28 Nov

£18–£20 (£18) / 01475 723723

Cinderella

Get your tickets for the biggest ball in town this Christmas at the Beacon! The Baroness Demonica and the Wicked Stepsisters Senga and Sadie treat poor Cinderella appallingly but perhaps with the help of her best friend Buttons and the Fairy Godmother she will find that dreams can come true… Cinderella is the hilarious…

Fri 10 Dec

£9.25–£23.50 (£8.75–£21.50; Children £9.25–£21.50) / 01475 723723

Sat 11 Dec

£9.25–£23.50 (£8.75–£21.50; Children £9.25–£21.50) / 01475 723723

Sun 12 Dec

£9.25–£23.50 (£8.75–£21.50; Children £9.25–£21.50) / 01475 723723

…and 14 more dates until 31 Dec

Classic Rock Acoustic Show

Gus Boyd, the former lead vocalist,guitarist and bassist from UK’s top tribute acts: Hotel California, The Police Sting Show Ready Steady 60’s Show …… and currently Edinburgh Fringe Acoustic Shows Award Winner 2016-2019, performs in a concert with a unique difference! Solo live acoustic interpretations of the iconic rock…

Sat 12 Nov 2022

Studio

£12 (£10) / 01475 723723

Counterfeit Sixties Show

A nostalgic night of 60s music, interspersed with video clips from the era. The band performs songs by The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Monkees and many more.

Sat 19 Feb 2022

£18 / 01475 723723

Dead Ringer for Love

Tribute to both Meatloaf and Cher.

Fri 22 Oct

£25 (£23) / 01475 723723

The Dock Brief

Classic lunchtime theatre is back! Rapture Theatre return to our stages with their hugely successful lunchtime one-acts: Rapture Bites. What happens when a bumbling murderer meets an even more ineffectual barrister? Budgie fancier Herbert Fowle is on trial for killing his wife because she laughed too much. His only hope…

Wed 3 Nov

Studio

£15 / 01475 723723

The Dolls: A Rerr Terr

OVER 18’s ONLY DUE TO NUDITY Scotland’s top comedy stars Louise McCarthy and Gayle Telfer Stevens are “back in the overalls” as Scotland’s favourite cleaners “The Dolls”. In this brand-new style of variety show for the new decade it’s The Dolls and their special guest star comedians, singers, male dancers, magicians and…

Sat 5 Feb 2022

£25–£27.50 / 01475 723723

Friends! The Musical Parody

A hilarious parody based on the all time favourite sitcom, Friends.

Wed 18 May 2022

£13.75–£28 / 01475 723723

Galoshans Halloween Party

Join us for fiendish fun, ghoulish games, and a creepy costume competition! Our free party is open to all BYT members, their friends and anyone aged 5 – 18

Sat 30 Oct

Studio

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Ages 5-11

Hotel California

Hotel California perform a range of Eagles classics and Joe Walsh and Don Henley solo works.

Sat 14 May 2022

£18–£20 (£18) / 01475 723723

I Thought I was Undone - Book Launch

Join Magic Torch Comics as they launch their graphic novel exploration of doomed Scottish Pirate Captain William Kidd. Hear about the legend (not the life) of the hapless Kidd and get an exclusive first edition of the book, which features buried treasure, secret maps, sea shanties, courtroom drama, creatures from beyond…

Sat 6 Nov

01475 723723

  • 13:00 – 14:00

Ian Waite & Vincent Simone… Act Two

More glamorous dance feats by the Ballroom Boys and stars of Strictly Come Dancing.

Mon 25 Oct

£30 (£28) / 01475 723723

Islands In The Stream

We’ve got tonight, who needs tomorrow. Join us for a very special evening, celebrating country superstar royalty. Leave your 9 to 5 worries at the door and get ready as for one night only, we celebrate the Queen and King of country music – Dolly Parton and the late great Kenny Rogers. Bringing together the beloved glamour…

Wed 9 Mar 2022

£12.50–£25 / 01475 723723

Janey Godley's Soup Pot Tour

A hilarious new show from Scottish comedian Janey Godley.

Tue 2 Nov

£9.25–£18.50 / 01475 723723

Wed 3 Nov

£9.25–£18.50 / 01475 723723

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

He’s a legend and an icon, a revolutionary and an immortal. John Lydon – aka Johnny Rotten – changed the face of music and sparked a cultural revolution. The frontman and lyricist of the Sex Pistols and Public Image Ltd (PiL) caused a political earthquake and transformed music for good. To coincide with the publication of…

Sun 24 Oct

£30 / 01475 723723

Karen Marshalsay

Karen Marshalsay is a master of traditional Scottish harp music. Playing all three Scottish harps – gut-strung, wire-strung and the distinctive-sounding bray harp – Karen has appeared throughout the UK, Europe, America and Australia. Between gigs with Irish music legend, Boys of the Lough founder Cathal McConnell’s group…

Fri 8 Apr 2022

Studio

£12 (£10) / 01475 723723

Kings of the Blues

Showcasing some of the greatest-ever blues songs, this show includes classic tracks such as The Thrill is Gone, Born Under A Bad Sign, Hideaway, See See Baby, Let the Good Times Roll and many more, all performed with Main Street’s trademark energy and flair. Main Street have sold out all their performances at the…

Fri 20 May 2022

£15 (£13) / 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.

Sun 9 Jan 2022

£23.50 (£21.50) / 01475 723723

Legends of Irish Music & Song: The Fureys

Legends of Irish music & song, The Fureys, renowned for their hit songs I Will Love You, When You Were Sweet 16, The Green Fields of France, The Old Man, Red Rose Café, From Clare to Here, Her Father Didn’t Like Me Anyway, Leaving Nancy and Steal Away return to Beacon Arts Centre on Sunday 23rd May. The Fureys have…

Sun 3 Apr 2022

£12–£24 (£12–£22; Children £12–£22) / 01475 723723

Lost In Music

Get ready to get LOST IN MUSIC! The show that everyone is talking about, now even BIGGER! Join us as we recreate the Magical 70’s and let us take you on a musical journey straight to the heart of Disco! Relive some of the greatest songs of all time from artists such as Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor, Earth, Wind & Fire…

Thu 5 May 2022

£27 (£25; Children £25) / 01475 723723

The Magic of Motown

Tribute to the sweet soul sounds of Motown starring the supremely-talented Magic of Motown band, with hits made famous by the Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Martha Reeves and more.

Thu 16 Jun 2022

£13–£28 (£13–£26; Children £13–£26) / 01475 723723

The Magic of The Beatles

Come together right now and join us for a night like no other as we celebrate the music of one of the greatest bands of our lives! The “GET BACK!” UK tour for 2021/22 will transport you back to the golden era of pop with hit after hit! Bringing you all the hits you know and love including She Loves You, A hard day’s…

Fri 18 Feb 2022

£13–£26 (£13–£24; Children £13–£24) / 01475 723723

Making Tracks

Making Tracks brings together eight exceptional young musicians (Making Tracks Fellows) from the UK and around the world for an annual residency and tour. After incubating new collaborative works during a two-week residency on the west coast of Scotland, the Fellows go on tour, showcasing their own music and new…

Wed 27 Oct

Studio

£12.50 (£10) / 01475 723723

Menopause The Musical 2: Cruising Through Menopause

Robert C Kelly & Theater Mogul By Special Licence from GFour Productions presents Menopause The Musical 2: Cruising Through Menopause In our brand-new show, Cruising Through Menopause, the hysterical sequel to the smash-hit show Menopause the Musical®, we fast forward five years to catch up with the same four…

Sun 29 May 2022

£13.75–£27.50 / 01475 723723

MON EH 'TON!

MON EH ‘TON! returns to the Beacon by popular demand to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the mighty ‘Ton winning the Scottish Cup. The show tells the history of Greenock Morton Football Club in a funny and poignant way. Audience Reviews Five Stars - I saw it twice and would certainly see it again. Five Stars - I'm not…

Thu 14 Apr 2022

£9.50–£19 (£9.50–£17) / 01475 723723

Fri 15 Apr 2022

£9.50–£19 (£9.50–£17) / 01475 723723

Sat 16 Apr 2022

£9.50–£19 (£9.50–£17) / 01475 723723

New Focus Duo: The Classical Connection

Award-winning pianist and saxophonist Euan Stevenson and Konrad Wiszniewski give fascinating insights into classical music’s relationship with jazz. In an informal presentation, these two leading jazz musicians demonstrate Chopin, Rachmaninoff and Duke Ellington’s shared love, show why Miles Davis and Erik Satie were…

Sat 30 Apr 2022

Studio

£12 (£10) / 01475 723723

Oh! What a Night

A musical journey back in time to the big hits of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.

Fri 8 Apr 2022

£12–£24 (£12–£22; Children £12–£22) / 01475 723723

Orphans: A New Scottish Musical

Glasgow, 1998, one hell of a storm is ripping through the city. The Flynn siblings just need to survive the night and make it to their mother's funeral in the morning. Thomas won’t leave the church. Michael is bleeding out and roaming the streets. John has a gun and a taste for revenge. And Sheila can’t wait to live life…

Fri 1 Apr 2022

£5–£10 (£8) / 01475 723723

Sat 2 Apr 2022

£5–£10 (£8) / 01475 723723

Patrick Monahan

Smart and funny observations on a new found, middle class lifestyle with ski holidays, through the prism of poor, immigrant, living-in-a-caravan roots. Multi award winning comedian and Edinburgh Fringe favourite Patrick Monahan returns on Tour with a brand new stand-up show which premiered with a highly successful run at…

Fri 18 Feb 2022

Studio

£12 (£10) / 01475 723723

Psychic Sally: 10 Years & Counting

Sally Morgan, the nation’s favourite Psychic and forerunner in the Psychic world is back on tour with her all new show. “My Ability” Sally explains “ Allows me to harness the energy around individuals in the audience and pass on messages from their loved ones who have passed with incredible accuracy. I call every message…

Mon 18 Oct

£12.50–£25 (£24) / 01475 723723

Ready Steady 60's Show

Britain’s No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the Sixties, with their tribute to The Mod 60’s and British Beat Boom songs of that era. The show encompasses a kicking live band with stunning vocals plus video screen flashbacks from television history, including: TV programmes, adverts and footage from the original…

Sat 3 Sep 2022

£9–£18 (£9–£15) / 01475 723723

Scott Gibson "Rejoice"

Scott Gibson (Edinburgh Award Winner, Scottish Variety Award Winner, Chortle Nominee), Glasgow’s critically-acclaimed and award-winning son, is touring once again with a brand new hour of darkly comedic storytelling. Delivered in his trademark, breathlessly inimitable style, Gibson guides you through the turbulent world…

Sat 29 Jan 2022

Studio

£15 (£13) / 01475 723723

Showaddywaddy

Doo wop nostalgia merchants who performed on Top of the Pops more than 50 times and have now been together over 40 years.

Sat 8 Oct 2022

£23 / 01475 723723

Some Guys Have All The Luck: The Rod Stewart Story

Over 50 years since the release of Rod’s first album, Some Guys Have All The Luck – The Rod Stewart Story is back in theatres with a brand new show, bringing to the stage a fantastic live concert celebration of one of rock music’s most successful artistes of all time. Capturing the excitement, energy and charisma that…

Wed 6 Apr 2022

£24.50 (£22.50) / 01475 723723

SongWriters Uncovered Series Winter

Inverclyde’s very own internationally recognised SongWriters Uncovered Series C.I.C. brings you another wonderful crop of professional singer songwriters. Local artists, as well as others from across Scotland, share original and diverse music in the Beacon Studio Theatre. Featuring music from Lynette Beaton (Gourock)…

Sun 12 Dec

Studio

£8 (£6; Children £6) / 01475 723723

Spike! A Dinosaur Tale

Starcatchers present Spike! - a dinosaur tale by Andy Cannon and David Trouton Mary Anne lives in an ordinary little town with an extraordinary museum. There’s rockets and planes boats and trains tigers and sloths butterflies and moths and a dinosaur egg… Spike is the wonderful story of a little girl, her grandmother and…

Sat 23 Oct

Studio

£5 / 01475 723723

Sun 24 Oct

Studio

£5 / 01475 723723

Stand By

Four Police Officers sit in a riot van. Called out to a domestic dispute, which may turn violent, they are on stand by; waiting to enter a flat where a man is wielding a samurai sword. We wait with them, experiencing the relationships, forged through the stress of the job and the turmoil of being caught between following…

Fri 11 Mar 2022

Studio

£12 (£10) / 01475 723723

Sat 12 Mar 2022

Studio

£12 (£10) / 01475 723723

Sun Records: The Concert

The legendary record label that brought you Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins, Rufus Thomas and scores more rockin' pioneers, comes to life live on stage.

Wed 26 Jan 2022

Cancelled / 01475 723723

Fri 22 Jul 2022

Cancelled / 01475 723723

Tales of the Oak

Storyteller and author Paul Bristow shares his story map with us, and wanders through the folklore and urban legends of his hometown, searching for a different way to tell stories about Inverclyde. Tales of bogles, pirates, monsters and mermaids are reinterpreted and retold by voices from across the community, with…

Thu 28 Oct

Studio

01475 723723

Tenors Unlimited: That's Amore!

Make a date to see Tenors Un Limited the ‘rat pack of opera’ the number one selling classical vocal trio thrill once again with their uplifting new show ‘That’s Amore’. Let Scott, Paul & Jem take you on a journey through some of the best loved songs of the last century, made famous by other ‘icons of song’, such as…

Wed 11 May 2022

£22.50 / 01475 723723

Thank You For The Music

ABBA tribute show.

Sat 23 Oct

£24 (£22) / 01475 723723

Sun 6 Mar 2022

£24 (£22) / 01475 723723

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

Having toured the UK in 2019 with a 2-man stripped back Unplugged & Unscripted show, Danny & Luke from legendary UK rock band Thunder return this November, with a spectacular new book. For this show, Thunder founder members Danny Bowes (singer) and Luke Morley (guitarist) will be in conversation, talking through…

Thu 4 Nov

£13.75–£27.50 / 01475 723723

Totally Tina

Tribute to the American singer Tina Turner. Totally Tina recreates the spectacle of her live shows with a six-piece live band, four dancers and Justine Riddoch’s impersonation of the queen of rock and soul. Featuring hits including 'Simply The Best' and 'What’s Love Got To Do With It?'.

Sat 12 Feb 2022

£22 (£20) / 01475 723723

The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe

From the award-winning creators of I, Elizabeth, Austen’s Women, Jane Eyre: An Autobiography, Dalloway, and The Time Machine. August 5th, 1962: Monroe as we’ve never seen her before: alone in her bedroom, in dressing gown and underwear; no glitz, no glamour, no masks. Overdosed on pills, the woman behind the icon unravels…

Fri 22 Oct

£14 (£12) / 01475 723723

You Win Again

Direct from London’s West End, now in its 8th spectacular year this is You Win Again! Whether you’re a brother or whether you’re a mother, when the feeling's gone and you can't go on, it’s time to put on your dancing shoes, for the night out of the year you have been waiting for, as we celebrate the songs of music…

Thu 10 Feb 2022

£13–£26.50 (£13–£24.50; Children £13–£24.50) / 01475 723723