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Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine

 
the hac in 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.

Music

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.


SPLEEN
7pm

SPLEEN

Spleen celebrate 20 years in the business of hard rockin', fast riffin' live music.

The Irvine trio will be supported on the night by not one but two excellent support acts - the ridiculously talented Colin Hunter and the brooding heavy vibes of Bosphorus.

This show is in the running to be Loudest Gig Of The Year. 'Mon doon!

Tickets: £6

01294 274059 Friday 8th December 2017

THE MERCENARY FIDDLER SHOW
7.30pm

THE MERCENARY FIDDLER SHOW

A celebration of the music of Elsa Jean McTaggart aka the Mercenary Fiddler, accompanied on keyboards by her husband Gary Lister.

Tickets: £5 charitable donation

01294 274059 Saturday 9th December 2017

Comedy

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Theatre

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Children & Family Events

SATURDAY ART CLASSES WITH JULIA GRIFFIN (AGES 11 – 16 YEARS)
11am - 12.30pm

SATURDAY ART CLASSES WITH JULIA GRIFFIN (AGES 11 – 16 YEARS)

The Saturday Art Class is suitable for young adults with a passion for art. You will have the freedom to explore any medium or theme of your own choosing and the tutor will give plenty of technical guidance. Drawing and painting media will be provided.

£40 (5 week block)

To book please contact Julia on juliagriffinart@outlook.com

01294 274059 Saturday 28th October - Saturday 9th December 2017

HISTORICAL ADVENTURES PRESENTS: THE GRINCH – KIDS DRAMA WORKSHOP
Various

HISTORICAL ADVENTURES PRESENTS: THE GRINCH – KIDS DRAMA WORKSHOP

Stop the Grinch from being grumpy at this Grinch themed drama session filled with fun, music and games.

10am – 11.30am (5 - 6 years), 12noon – 1.30pm (7 – 9 years)

Cost: £5.50.

01294 274059 Saturday 9th December 2017

HISTORICAL ADVENTURES PRESENTS: CHRISTMAS CRACKER – ART PARTY GLITTER EVENT
Various

HISTORICAL ADVENTURES PRESENTS: CHRISTMAS CRACKER – ART PARTY GLITTER EVENT

Create your own cracker and sparkly surprise at this Christmas themed arts and crafts, glitter tattoo workshop.

10.30am – 11.30am (5 - 6 years), 12noon – 1pm (7 - 8 years) 1.30 – 2.30 (10 – 12 years)

Cost: £5.

01294 274059 Sunday 10th December 2017

THE MCDOUGALLS MAGICAL TOYSHOP
1pm, 3pm & 6pm (Exc 25th & 26th)

THE MCDOUGALLS MAGICAL TOYSHOP

It’s Christmas Eve in the Magical Toyshop and Santa’s got the flu! The Elves have sent for The McDougalls to come and help with all the Christmas lists, but they need your help too! Will they wrap all the presents in time?

Will Santa be well enough to fly the sleigh? And will the boys and girls get toys on Christmas morning? Find out in this brand new musical adventure for all the family!

Tickets: £8 adults/£6 kids/£25 family (Selected shows £6 adult/£4 kids/£18 family)

01294 274059 Thursday 14th - Thursday 28th December 2017

MRS CLAUS - EARLY YEARS STORYTELLING CHRISTMAS PARTY
Various

HISTORICAL ADVENTURES PRESENTS: MRS CLAUS - EARLY YEARS STORYTELLING CHRISTMAS PARTY

Join Mrs Claus for a cosy Christmas themed storytelling session filled with games and Christmas songs.

10am – 11am (2 – 3 years), 11.30am – 12.30pm (3 – 4 years) 1 – 2pm (3 – 4 years)

Cost: £5.

01294 274059 Saturday 16th December 2017

HISTORICAL ADVENTURES PRESENTS: ELF SCHOOL CHRISTMAS FUN DAY
11am - 1pm

HISTORICAL ADVENTURES PRESENTS: ELF SCHOOL CHRISTMAS FUN DAY

Meet Santa’s best elves as they take you through a typical day at Elf school – have you got what it takes? Price includes: games workshop, arts and crafts session and party games.

Snack included. Dress up encouraged.

Age (5 – 11 years)

Cost: £12.

01294 274059 Sunday 17th December 2017

Adult Art Classes

ART CLASSES WITH MAREE HUGHES
7pm - 9pm

ART CLASSES WITH MAREE HUGHES

This class is aimed at all abilities and designed to enable you to explore further possibilities developing your own art practise. It is a relaxing environment for you to come along to and explore your creativity. We will look at strengthening drawing skills by trying out various techniques and also how to start a painting.

The class aims for each person to go at their own pace and to eventually become self-motivated to try out their own ideas.

£56 (8 week block)

01294 274059 Monday 30th October - Monday 18th December 2017

Writers Group

writers group
12.30pm - 2.30pm

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.

£42.00/£36.00 concession

01294 274059 Tuesdays

Book Cafe

book CAFE
7pm

Book Café

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.

 

01294 274059 Tuesdays

Exhibitions

Our ever-changing exhibition programme presents a range of traditional and contemporary work by up and coming Scottish artists.

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Harbour Arts Centre

114 -116 Harbour Street
Irvine KA12 8PZ

Tel: 01294 274059
Fax: 01294 271419

Email:
harbourarts@north-ayrshire.gov.uk

Web:
www.north-ayrshire.gov.uk/hac


Opening Hours

Mon - Closed
Tue - Fri: 9.30am - 4.30pm
Sat & Sun: Open when booked

Wheelchair Access
Induction Loop
Guide dogs welcome


What's On Ayrshire

Duncan's Bar & Bistro

Why not call into Duncan's Bar & Bistro situated within the HAC for a coffee, light snack or dinner.

The stylish and welcoming Bistro is one of the most popular places to visit on Irvine’s harbourside.


Opening Hours

Mon: 10am – 5pm
Tue: 10am - 9pm
Wed & Thur: 10am - 9pm
Fri & Sat: 9am - 11pm
Sun: 9am - 9pm


Tel: 01294 311833

www.duncansirvine.co.uk

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Billy Kirkwood at the harbour arts centre irvine

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