Beacon Arts Centre is Inverclyde's flagship venue for the creative and performing arts. We are passionately committed to lighting up lives by engaging local residents and visitors in vibrant and thought-provoking productions, events and classes throughout the year. It is our aim to provide exciting and accessible ways for people of all ages, interests and backgrounds to engage with, learn from and be stimulated by arts and culture.
The Beacon is inviting expressions of interest from regional independent caterers, café, restaurant, event and street food operators interested in working in partnership to provide, food, bar and events services.
The venue comprises the following distinct spaces:
- 500-capacity auditorium;
- 120-seat studio theatre;
- ‘Gallery Rooms' made up of three individual spaces that can be opened into one stunning room with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Firth of Clyde, an ideal location for premium events and functions;
- a versatile, open plan bar and restaurant area, which operates with around 60 covers;
- an outdoor terrace area;
- a kitchen with dry and cold storage with access to a dumb waiter; and
- a small cellar.
We welcome creative ideas that will complement our ambitions to engage with local residents and visitors via our vibrant and thought-provoking productions, events and classes throughout the year and create an enticing food and drink offer that will also act as a destination in its own right.
Consideration will be given to proposals expressing interest in all food and drink services as well as alternative management approaches including temporary pop-up and street food opportunities. Interested parties will be required to demonstrate sound business skills and a clear understanding of the challenges of working in a performing arts venue.
Interested? To request an information pack, please contact our catering consultant Paul Smith.
Paul Smith | Director Montfort Consultants Ltd
M. 07973 790661 | T. 020 3667 7286
Photo credit: Jamie Donnelly Photography / Paul Zanre Photography