FILM WORKSHOP Jul17

FILM WORKSHOP

Working alongside industry professionals to develop your love of film and passion for screenwriting regardless of experience. Over 5 days, participants will journey through the process of filmmaking from start to finish – from using stimulus to generate ideas; storyboarding; using video...

PASADENA ROOF ORCHESTRA – PUTTIN’ ON THE RITZ! Jul21

PASADENA ROOF ORCHES...

Since 1969 the Pasadena Roof Orchestra has been faithfully re-creating the glories of popular music from the 1920’s and 1930’s. This fun-packed show features timeless classics from the great American songbook – those wonderful songs that miraculously lifted people’s spirits during the...

MURDER MYSTERY – MOMENTO MORI Jul22

MURDER MYSTERY ̵...

Sonic Boom Theatre Company In the Victorian era death was serious business… but when the daughter of a serious business women is found dead in a mort safe and her suitors are the suspects it can only mean trouble. Particularly when the poor deceased girl has a note in her hand that reads...

THE PEARL FISHERS Jul25

THE PEARL FISHERS

OPERA BOHEMIA Opera Bohemia return with Bizet’s masterpiece ‘The Pearl Fishers’. In this moving tale set in Ceylon, two men’s vow of friendship is threatened by their obsession with the same woman, a beautiful priestess, who battles to suppress her feelings of love in order to uphold her...

A PANTO, A PIE, & A PINT – PUNocchio Jul27

A PANTO, A PIE, ...

Written by Gary McNair, Music by Dave Anderson For hundreds of years Pinocchio has been the liar. That’s just been his thing. He thought it made him cool. But now, in 2017 he’s realised that lying is nothing special, everybody’s at it- politicians, bankers, news reporters. The games up. So...

FILM WORKSHOP Jul31

FILM WORKSHOP

Working alongside industry professionals to develop your love of film and passion for screenwriting regardless of experience. Over 5 days, participants will journey through the process of filmmaking from start to finish – from using stimulus to generate ideas; storyboarding; using video...

THE LIAM DOLAN SHOW Aug05

THE LIAM DOLAN SHOW

Liam Dolan has been entertaining audiences in Ayrshire and beyond for over a decade. His previous successes include sold-out Scottish tours of ‘The Francie and Josie Show’ and sell-out performances of ‘Viva Variety’ and ‘The Liam Dolan Show’ here at The Gaiety.  Liam is joined by special...

TECHNICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP Aug07

TECHNICAL THEATRE WO...

Working alongside industry professionals to develop your love of technical theatre regardless of experience. Over the 5 days participants will become sound and lighting operators and crew as they hone their skills to create a finale of sound and vision! GAIETY STUDIO THEATRE Mon 7 – Fri 11...

DEMENTIA FRIENDLY EVENT: GRANNY GREEN Aug15

DEMENTIA FRIENDLY EV...

Granny Green return to The Gaiety for a relaxing afternoon of live entertainment, music and free refreshments – developed exclusively for those living with dementia, their carers and loved ones.   Holly Boddice (Trumpet), Lizy Stirrat (Accordion) and Rachel Brown (Tuba) are a Glasgow based...

Ayr & District Flower Show Aug18

Ayr & District ...

The first Ayr & District Flower Show takes place at Ayr Racecourse on Friday 18th and Saturday 19th August.  This community led event, put together by volunteers, is a continuation of the tradition of providing an opportunity for growers in Ayrshire and the surrounding districts to show...

‘STEP INTO SUMMER’ SHOWCASE Aug26

‘STEP INTO SUMMER’ S...

A whole host of talented local performers present a feast of music, dance, laughter and song in our Summer Variety Showcase. Our community talent showcases have been held regularly since reopening in 2012 and have been delightfully enjoyed by all who have participated and attended. All...


MURDER MYSTERY – AT LEAST FIVE WAYS TO DIE IN THE WEST Aug29


MURDER MYSTERY R...

Sonic Boom Theatre Company Yeehaw!  Howdy pardners! Welcome to our sleepy town in the wild west… well, it’s usually sleepy. The Sheriff keeps things under control. Unfortunately the sheriff has just been found dead… and without him watching over the town anyone could ride in from the desert…...

STARMAN – DAVID BOWIE A MUSICAL CELEBRATION Aug30

STARMAN – DAVID BOWI...

From ‘Rebel Rebel’ and ‘China Girl’, to ‘Let’s Dance’, ‘Young Americans’, ‘Ashes to Ashes’ and ‘Heroes’- the list of David Bowie hits go on and on. Come and enjoy this highly charged show packed with songs from all eras of David Bowie’s celebrated career. Starman is not only the ultimate...

THE UGLY BUG RAGTIME THREE Sep01

THE UGLY BUG RAGTIME...

The Ugly Bug Ragtime Three are a brand-new band that bring together three of Scotland’s finest jazzers to play a wonderful mix of hot rags, blues and stomps from the golden age of jazz all delivered with real drive, swing and verve wee band with the big, big sound. The UBR3 have played at...

THE LADY BOYS OF BANGKOK – WHO RUNS THE WORLD! Sep05

THE LADY BOYS OF BAN...

It just couldn’t be more fabulous!  It’s the show everyone talks about- hotter…cheekier…funnier than ever – the country’s number one touring cabaret show – The Lady Boys of Bangkok  return to The Gaiety with a lavish new production –  ‘WHO RUNS THE WORLD!’ Elections and...

THE PRICE OF A FISH SUPPER Sep06

THE PRICE OF A FISH ...

by Catherine Czerkawska, performed by Ken O’Hara Originally staged by the award-winning ‘A Play, A Pie & A Pint’ team, ‘The Price of a Fish Supper’ is the sharply unsentimental story of a washed up ex-fisherman with an alcohol problem. Set somewhere on the Ayrshire coast, the play...

THE BRANDON MCPHEE SHOW Sep08

THE BRANDON MCPHEE S...

Brandon McPhee Show returns to Ayrshire to play his Gaiety debut. As an ‘All Scotland Senior Accordion Championship’ winner, Brandon has performed for the Royals, opened the Scottish Parliament and has seven recordings to his credit, both traditional Scottish music and country music vocals....

THE BILLY JOEL SONGBOOK Sep14

THE BILLY JOEL SONGB...

Following on from his highly-acclaimed reunion concerts in the USA with Billy Joel’s original touring band, Elio Pace delivers this sensational tour celebrating the phenomenal music of Billy Joel. Featuring the massive hits, ‘Uptown Girl’, ‘Just the Way You Are’ and ‘My Life’ as well as fan...

‘KEEP IT COUNTRY’ SHOW Sep15

‘KEEP IT COUNTRY’ SH...

Join four of Ireland’s top country stars for the unmissable ‘Keep it Country’ show- filled with toe tapping country music, cabaret and laughter that will have you singing all night long! Featuring showband legend John Hogan , the hilarious Gary Gamble with his surreal impressions of...

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Sep16

A STREETCAR NAMED DE...

by Tennessee Williams Rapture: Scotland’s leading touring theatre company Experience the excitement of live theatre in Rapture’s vibrant production of Tennessee Williams’, “A Streetcar Named Desire”. Join us for a dazzling trip to the whirlwind world of New Orleans...