Galoshans Festival is back for 2020!

Beacon Arts Centre is excited to deliver new activities throughout October as part of the Galoshans programme including, an online murder mystery event in partnership with Weekday Wow Factor and a two-day storytelling workshop!

*Please note all of our events require advanced booking.


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The Monster Mashed

by Debbie Irene Wahl

Wednesday 28 October 5:30pm

Friday 30 October 12pm

Advanced booking required 


FREE (via Zoom)


Doctor Dizzy and Friends welcome you to this Murder Mystery event. Come prepared with your own 3-course meal and inquisitive detective mind. *Halloween costume optional.


To book, email or call 07717732542.



Dracula: A Radio Play on Stage

Friday 30 October | 8pm



No Nonsense Productions return with a new show for 2020 starring Felix O' Brien (pictured right) and Leonna McGilligan. Join two plucky radio actors as they tackle Bram Stoker's classic, play 15 characters and grapple with cutting edge 1950s technology. The show features live sound effects and period music.

Watch online via Beacon Arts Centre's website and join in the live Hallowee'n Quiz afterwards on Zoom!

To register for the Hallowe'en Quiz, please email us to receive the Zoom link.

The Witches of Crow Mount

We’ve redesigned 'The Witches of Crow Mount' for a Covid world!

Registration deadline: Sunday 25 October 2020 | 5pm

Join Steven Lauder-Russell for a fun filled, storytelling workshop exploring the true story of witches and the ancient and mysterious area of Greenock, Crow Mount.

Culminating in creating a short film performance to be shared across Beacon Arts Centre’s online platforms.  


Step 1: Exploring the story 

Saturday 31 October 2020 | 11am – 12pm 

via ZOOM  


Step 2: Record your lines 

At home you will record lines assigned to you to contribute to the final film. Get creative with spooky lighting, using movement and action, and speaking your lines clearly and with passion 

Deadline: Tuesday 3 November 2020 | 12pm 


Step 3: Watch the film online and complete creative tasks 

You will be able to watch your magnificent creation via the Beacon Arts Centre website. For the remaining 3-weeks of November, you will receive weekly creative tasks to complete by email. 

Deadline: Monday 9 November 2020 


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