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.
|THE TRAIN WRECKERS FEATURING LADY MAGENTA|
THE TRAIN WRECKERS FEATURING LADY MAGENTA
One of the HAC's consistent best-sellers over the past 6 years, The Wreckers' unique take on live music with their 'USSR' genre (Unlimited Surfin' Swingin' Rock'n-country-roll), plus their unofficial 5th band member - the critically acclaimed vocalist, Lady Magenta, queen of countrified soul. A must for lovers of high quality live music and entertainment!
|01294 274059||Friday 27th May 2016|
|FRECKFEST PRESENTS: CHESNEY HAWKES|
FRECKFEST PRESENTS: CHESNEY HAWKES
Yes! It’s the one and only Chesney Hawkes. Making a rare appearance on the live circuit, early 90s heartthrob Chesney brings his one-man show to the cosy confines of the HAC. Support comes from Ayrshire’s own Little Fire. Not to be missed.
|01294 274059||Wedneday 15th June 2016|
|CLUB AMERICANA - THE CALIFORNIA FEETWARMERS|
CLUB AMERICANA - THE CALIFORNIA FEETWARMERS
When the California Feetwarmers played the swankiest nightclub in Beverly Hills, where Hollywood’s A-list go to have themselves some fun, Tom Jones enjoyed the show much he offered some advice. The Welsh superstar had been taken to The Vibrato Club to mingle with the stars and ended up a confirmed fan of the band.
|01294 274059||Friday 17th June 2016|
|NEW ORLEANS JOYMAKERS PRESENT SUNDAY JAZZ|
NEW ORLEANS JOYMAKERS PRESENT SUNDAY JAZZ
Traditional jazz played by one of Scotland's finest bands.
|01294 274059||Sunday 19th June 2016|
|SIDE SPLITTERS COMEDY CLUB - THE WEE MAN SYNDROME|
SIDE SPLITTERS COMEDY CLUB - THE WEE MAN SYNDROME
Mind that video? One wi the ned? Neil Bratchpiece barely does, and he is that 'ned'.
In an increasingly tiresome and sickening online culture, let him share his thoughts of being an O.M. (Original Meme) and his experiences of 15 seconds of fame (including buffering time). For those so inclined, the show will include 'that song'. Show will not include Neil being happy about it.
|01294 274059||Saturday 28th May 2016|
|CAPALL DORCHA PRESENT: A NIGHT OF BROADWAY|
CAPALL DORCHA PRESENT: A NIGHT OF BROADWAY
Join us for ‘A Night of Broadway’ following on from the success of our top-selling shows of last year.
|01294 274059||Friday 20th May 2016|
|SENIOR YOUTH THEATRE (12 – 16 YEARS)|
SENIOR YOUTH THEATRE (12 – 16 YEARS)
Create your own magical worlds, mystical sidekicks and set off on amazing adventures every week at our fun-filled drama workshops.The workshops specialise increative play, imagination andconfidence building.
If you love to sing, dance, act then why not give it a try! £40 (8 week block)
|01294 274059||Tuesdays 26th April - 14th June 2016|
Create your own magical worlds, mystical sidekicks and set off on amazing adventures every week at our fun-filled drama workshops.The workshops specialise in creative play, imagination andc onfidence building. If you love to sing, dance, act then why not give it a try!
Mini's 10.15am – 11.15am (4 – 6 years)
Juniors 11.15am – 12.30pm (7 – 9 years)
In-betweeners 12.30pm – 2pm (10 – 12 years)
£40 (8 week block)
|01294 274059||Saturdays 30th April - 18th June 2016|
|KIDS FUN EVENT - THE INCREDIBLES|
KIDS FUN EVENT - THE INCREDIBLES
Take on the evil Dr Syndrome and his devious plans to take over the world at this super event and be incredible! Games, drama and arts & crafts themed event.
Costs: £4 or 2 for £7.
Event suitable for 5+.
|01294 274059||Sunday 5th June 2016|
|THE MCDOUGALL’S’ HISTORY MYSTERY|
THE MCDOUGALL’S’ HISTORY MYSTERY
The McDougalls climb onboard the magical time-travelling garden shed, and whizz through time to solve Auntie Aggie’s crossword, meeting a host of historical characters! Let’s just hope they find the answers and don’t get lost in time forever!
Help solve History Mystery in this brand-new interactive musical show for weans of all ages!
Cost: £5 family of 4 for £15.
|01294 274059||Sunday 12th June 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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