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....

PERFECT DAYS Sep13

PERFECT DAYS

WRITTEN BY LIZ LOCHHEAD AYR FORT PLAYERS Barbs Marshall is a celebrity hairdresser in Glasgow. She is successful and well off, but she is 39 years old and almost deafened by the ticking of her biological clock. To make matters worse, her mother is a nag, her best friend is holding out on her,...

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...

DEMENTIA FRIENDLY EVENT: DAVID FOLEY & JACK SMEDLEY Sep19

DEMENTIA FRIENDLY EV...

Join us for a relaxing afternoon of live entertainment, music and free refreshments – developed exclusively for those living with dementia, their carers and loved ones.   David and Jack are a dynamic musical duo featuring Fiddle, Flute, Guitar, Bozouki and Bodhran. They are also part of the...

THE TAYLOR & BOYLE SHOW – LICENSE TO TICKLE YOUR FANCY! Sep22

THE TAYLOR & BO...

After their wildly successful show last year, a knighthood from the Queen and a letter of thanks from the Pope (NB this may not be true), Taylor and Boyle are back: and this time they have a license to tickle your fancy! Join them at The Gaiety for an evening of jollity and frivolity with...

BUDDY HOLLY & THE CRICKETERS Sep23

BUDDY HOLLY & T...

25 YEARS OF ROCK ‘N’ ROLLING THE WORLD 2017 For a quarter of a century, this breathtaking show has rock ’n’ rolled audiences across the globe from Cardiff to California, Barking to Bangkok and Swindon to Sweden! Starring some of the finest actor-musicians in the UK whose combined West End...

FUNBOX ‘UNDERWATER ADVENTURE’ Sep24

FUNBOX ‘UNDERWATER A...

Anchors away with Anya, Gary and Kevin (formerly of The Singing Kettle) for their brand-new show as they voyage beneath the waves to the bottom of the ocean. There’s somefin fishy going on in their latest sing-a-long tail – the FUNBOX is locked and the gang will have to cause a splash...

THE STEAMIE Sep26

THE STEAMIE

Written and directed by Tony Roper Come and celebrate the 30th anniversary of Scotland’s most loved play! It’s Hogmanay in a Glasgow wash house, and the girls need to get their washing done before the bells. Join Dolly, Magrit, Doreen and Mrs Culfeathers as they laugh and cry their way...

T.REXTASY Oct14

T.REXTASY

The 40th Commemorative Anniversary Tour Marc Bolan, with his band T.Rex, was one of the most flamboyant and charismatic stars of the original glam rock era. It’s hard to believe that 40 years have now passed since Marc’s tragic fatal car accident and fans have mourned the loss of a truly...

MAD ABOUT THE MUSICALS Oct20

MAD ABOUT THE MUSICA...

Starring Jai McDowall winner of ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ and Michael Courtney Taking you on a whistle stop tour from the heart of London’s theatre land to the glitz of Broadway, MAD ABOUT THE MUSICALS is back once again, celebrating the very best songs from the shows we all know and love!   ...