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The Beacon Arts Centre

Open today: 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Great location, by The Custom House. Some parking available. Distinctive modern building with great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Stunning location

The Beacon sits in one of THE most beautiful settings in Inverclyde. The management are missing a... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2019
Greenock, United Kingdom
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| Custom House Quay, Greenock PA15 1HJ, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

good for watching performances drinks are a bit expensive but once in a while its ok for a treat def recommend taking in a show

Date of experience: February 2019
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, by The Custom House. Some parking available. Distinctive modern building with great views over the Clyde. There is a lovely cafe on site but an honesty box was available for self service coffee. Lovely theatre and great variety of performances, cheaper than Glasgow.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank itchyfeet2014
Reviewed July 2, 2019

The Beacon sits in one of THE most beautiful settings in Inverclyde. The management are missing a trick by closing the bistro withing the building.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank irenemacp
Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

Went to Beacon theatre to watch my grandaughter dancing. The seating in the theatre was very comfy with pleanty of leg room. As the restaurant is no longer doing food better to go elsewhere if you want pre theatre dinner and drinks. Price of drinks...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank cmccahill
Reviewed March 30, 2019

Went to the recent Francis Rossi show here and was pleasantly surprised what I found. Friendly staff, busy bar, basic toilets and more importantly the theatre itself has more leg room than most, good viewing and comfy seats. Parking is a bit random outside, not...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Bob50M
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Great venue,great show.I come to this theatre frequently,the ticket price is always reasonable,the bar is cheap,even the sweet shop is great not like the city theatres were they rip you off

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mary H
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Big fan of Matt and the show put on by his son was great. Excellent value for money and all my old favourites were sung.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Allan C
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Had a family event booked for the beacon arts centre. We where told what we could have on the menu and then after we had paid the deposit it was changed by the manager ambrish(we had asked for curry and was told we couldn't have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

We've been to shows and for meals (mainly lunch) at the Beacon Centre. Last year's performance on stage of "It's a wonderful life" was outstanding. There are shows and exhibitions, throughout the year. It has an upstairs lecture theatre which is well used. Interesting talks....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Anne D
Reviewed July 29, 2018

This performance was re-scheduled after the Beacon was forced to close for 5 days due to the Beast from the East. Bowie Experience were superb, Lawrence has been doing the act for 20 years apparently, and it shows. He WAS Bowie, and the songs were...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from Beacon C | Property representative |
Hi Susie, There is a private car park for Beacon patrons located at the rear of the building. If you have any other questions please don't hesitate to call 014757 723 723. Best Beacon Arts Centre