Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine
The Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine
Located by the picturesque Irvine Harbourside, the Harbour Arts Centre provides a vibrant programme of activities throughout the year: live music, comedy, theatre and exhibitions.
It has two multipurpose studio spaces along with a gallery and welcoming and stylish café bar.
If you want to hear it live, loud and keep it local, the HAC is the ideal venue for all musical lovers - a contemporary and intimate setting to experience a selection of musical genres.
|NEW ORLEANS JOYMAKERS - SUNDAY JAZZ|
NEW ORLEANS JOYMAKERS - SUNDAY JAZZ
Traditional jazz played by one of Scotland's finest bands.
|01294 274059||Sunday 23rd October 2016|
|CLUB AMERICANA PRESENTS FURNACE MOUNTAIN|
CLUB AMERICANA PRESENTS FURNACE MOUNTAIN
Each time, Furnace Mountain tour here it is as if they turn the whole world upside down. The classy Virginian 4-piece draws big crowds to some of the best ‘live’ music venues on the circuit, all stimulated by hugely-complimentary reviews. Bob Harris has said they were “wonderful” and provided a studio session for his BBC Radio 2 show, and they were selected for the BBC 2 TV show as one of the highlights from Glasgow’s Celtic Connections festival. There’s a brand new album just released and it’s winning them even more attention.
|01294 274059||Sunday 23rd October 2016|
|CAPALL DORCHA THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS A NIGHT OF BROADWAY|
CAPALL DORCHA THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS A NIGHT OF BROADWAY
This hugely successful production returns to the HAC, with a show full of more of the best songs from the biggest musicals and some new favourites too! Join us for another spectacular night of fantastic singing and chat, with a first class professional cast.
|01294 274059||Saturday 29th October 2016|
|THE MSFITS PRESENT - WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A T JUNCTION!|
THE MSFITS PRESENT - WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A T JUNCTION!
Three characters, four, counting a very scary WPC, on a collision course that will change their lives forever… and seriously damage their rear view mirrors!
When their cars collide at a T junction three very different lives get as entangled as their bumpers in an hilarious and poignant one woman comedy drama from The MsFits. Comedy Drama by award winning playwright Rona Munro Another One Woman Tour de Force from Fiona Knowles.
|01294 274059||Friday 11th November 2016|
|SIDE SPLITTERS COMEDY CLUB PRESENTS RAYMOND MEARNS LIVE|
SIDE SPLITTERS COMEDY CLUB PRESENTS RAYMOND MEARNS LIVE
Finally one of Scottish Comedies Biggest Powerhouses Raymond Mearns makes his return to the HAC in Irvine.
After nearly 15 years with all out comedy assault from one of the games true masters, this is one of these comedy events that you don’t want to miss.
|01294 274059||Saturday 26th November 2016|
|IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE; A RADIO PLAY ON STAGE|
IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE; A RADIO PLAY ON STAGE
No Nonsense Productions ‘It’s a Wonderful Life; A Radio Play on Stage'.
Fifth Anniversary Tour, Back by popular demand, for the fifth year in a row. The story of the most inspirational film of all time. The heart-warming American family classic. ‘It's a Wonderful Life’ is brought to the stage in a Live Radio Play. Performed as a 1940s live radio broadcast in front of a studio audience. Six actors perform the characters of 1940s radio actors, who in turn portray the dozens of characters of ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’.Featuring live sound effects and live music this performance is a rare opportunity to see how a 1940s radio broadcast was produced.
Ticket costs £10 - £12
|01294 274059||Friday 9th December 2016|
|THE MARK PRICE: DÉJÀ VU|
THE MARK PRICE: DÉJÀ VU
Everyone's experienced it, yet nobody can really explain it.On the back of 5 sell out shows, Mark Price is preparing to play with people's minds all over again - this time mixing what's going on in your head with what's actually going on in front of your eyes.
You'll not only be questioning him, you'll be questioning yourself and wondering if what you thought was impossible, isn't.
|01294 274059||Saturday 10th December 2016|
Under the guidance of professional tutors, these classes allow you to work with a variety of approaches to painting and drawing. Gain confidence to expand your range of skills and encourage development of your own individual style.
|01294 274059||Please call for dates|
Sundays will be dedicated to a variety of workshops which will concentrate on developing techniques in a range of media.
Each class will be taken by a professional tutor.
£20 per session
|01294 274059||Every Sunday|
Are you a writer based in or around North Ayrshire? Are you seeking a little inspiration? Or maybe some high quality critiques to help bring your work up to scratch? Come along and join our workshops, meet other writers and inspire each other.
The book café takes place in the relaxing surroundings of the hacbar. If you want to get hold of new books, take the pain out of choosing a good read or simply meet new people, then why not pop along.
Our ever-changing exhibition programme presents a range of traditional and contemporary work by up and coming Scottish artists.
Harbour Arts Centre
114 -116 Harbour Street
Irvine KA12 8PZ
Tel: 01294 274059
Fax: 01294 271419
10.00am - 5.00pm Mon-Thu
11.00am – 4.00pm Fri
10.00am - 5.00pm Sat
11.00am - 5.00pm Sun
Guide dogs welcome
Why not call into the Harbour Arts Centre, on the picturesque setting of the Irvine harbourside for a coffee, light snack or dinner.
The stylish and welcoming HACBAR is one of the most popular places to visit on Irvine’s harbourside. Open from 9am, seven days a week, you can start the day with a delicious, full breakfast, or enjoy a light lunch.
Throughout the day, fresh coffee and home baking is served.An Early Dinner menu is served from 5pm to 7pm and each evening a full a la carte menu with a selection of specials to accommodate all tastes is offered.
Serving fresh, locally harvested, sea food; traditional Scottish cuts of meat accompanied fresh seasonal vegetables; and offering dietary and vegetarian menus, all complemented with a comprehensive range of wines, spirits, beers, and cocktails.
Come to the HAC Bar for a warm welcome and simply, great food.
HACBAR Opening Hours
Mon: 11am – 4pm
Tues: 11am - Late
Weds - Sun: 9am - Late
Tel: 01294 311833
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