Ayr Gaiety Theatre

Situated in the heart of Ayrshire, The Gaiety is the last of its kind on the British Mainland and one of the oldest theatres in Scotland!

Ayr Gaiety Theatre

About Ayr Gaiety Theatre

Ayr Gaiety Theatre Carrick Street, Ayr KA7 1NU
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For over 100 years, we’ve hosted the very best in Scottish Variety.

With 484 seats in the Main Auditorium and 75 in our Studio Theatre, Ayr Gaiety has the unique capacity to accommodate almost every type of show. Every seat in the Theatre offers a unique view of the stage with unrivalled acoustics and an intimate atmosphere.

Our facilities extend to the adjoining Stage Door Café which is a family friendly bar and restaurant open daily from 10am – 11pm serving fantastic food in a relaxed setting- perfect for a quick latte with friends or a pre-theatre dinner. The Stage Door Café opened its doors in early 2013 and quickly established itself as one of Ayrshire’s favourite eateries.

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Upcoming Events at Ayr Gaiety Theatre

Girls Night Oot

Girls Night Oot

24th September 2021

Insideout Productions bring Girls Night Oot, the hilarious sequel to I Will Survive, to the Gaiety Ayr on Friday 24th September!
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Daniel Sloss: Hubris

Daniel Sloss: Hubris

25th September 2021

The all-new, 11th solo show by Scotland's international comedy star, hot on the heels of his ground-breaking, global smash-hit 'Daniel Sloss: X', comes to the Gaiety Ayr in September!
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Opera Highlights

Opera Highlights

29th September 2021

Scottish Opera's much-loved Opera Highlights comes to the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on Wednesday 29th September as they tour around Scotland with a brand-new show!
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The Best of Take That performed by Rule the World

The Best of Take That performed by Rule the World

30th September 2021

Re-live over 30 years of Take That history when the ultimate tribute to the band, Rule The World, perform live at The Gaiety, Ayr on Thursday 30th September!
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Roy G Hemmings Motown Show

Roy G Hemmings Motown Show

1st October 2021

Catch Roy G Hemmings' Motown Show, a celebration of timeless Motown and Soul songs, at The Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on Friday 1st October!
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ABBA Forever

ABBA Forever

2nd October 2021

ABBA Forever is one of the UK’s leading international tribute shows! Don't miss it at The Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on Saturday 2nd October!
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Ben Fogle: Tales From The Wilderness

Ben Fogle: Tales From The Wilderness

5th October 2021

Join Ben Fogle at Ayr Town Hall for his uplifting and exciting show 'Tales From The Wilderness'... from crossing Antarctica to conquering Everest, Ben will take you on an inspiring adventure!
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Talon - The Best of the Eagles

Talon - The Best of the Eagles

6th October 2021

The World's definitive Eagles tribute show, Talon, return by popular demand to the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on Wednesday 6th October!
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Come What May - The Ultimate Tribute to Moulin Rouge

Come What May - The Ultimate Tribute to Moulin Rouge

7th October 2021

Travel back in time as the children of the revolution take you on a thrilling non-stop journey into the sexy, disreputable and glamorous underworld of Paris!
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Stars of Irish Country

Stars of Irish Country

8th October 2021

Join four of Ireland's favourite Country Music Stars for an unmissable night of toe tapping magic at the Gaiety Theatre Ayr on Friday 8th October!
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Craig Hill: Pumped!

Craig Hill: Pumped!

9th October 2021

Get pumped and get partying again as Craig Hill, Scotland's favourite kilty treasure, comes to the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr with his brand new show Pumped!
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The Best of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons

The Best of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons

15th October 2021

The Best of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons at the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr is a spectacular high-pitched celebration of timeless music from one of the biggest selling groups of all time!
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Midnight Train to Georgia: A Celebration of Gladys Knight

Midnight Train to Georgia: A Celebration of Gladys Knight

16th October 2021

Midnight Train to Georgia features all of soul diva, Gladys Knight's classic hits, catch it at the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on Saturday 16th October!
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Jimeoin - Turn It Up!

Jimeoin - Turn It Up!

23rd October 2021

Don't miss an unforgettably hilarious evening of world-class stand-up at the Gaiety Theatre in Ayr with Jimeoin!
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Ian Waite And Vincent Simone...Act Two

Ian Waite And Vincent Simone...Act Two

24th October 2021

The Ballroom Boys double act Ian Waite and Vincent Simone are set to return with a brand new show! Catch it at the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on 24th October!
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The History Of Rock

The History Of Rock

29th October 2021

Don't miss a jaw dropping night transporting you through the golden ages of ROCK when 'The History Of Rock' comes to the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr!
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Jamie And The Unicorn... A Legend of A Panto!

Jamie And The Unicorn... A Legend of A Panto!

26th November 2021 - 24th December 2021

The Gaiety Theatre, Ayr announce a return to live pantomime in 2021 with Jamie And The Unicorn – A Legend of A Panto!
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Christmas Country with the Stars

Christmas Country with the Stars

17th December 2021

Back by popular demand the 'Christmas Country with the Stars Show' returns for another unmissable night of toe-tapping festive magic with four of Irelands top stars all on one terrific bill!
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The Legends of American Country Show

The Legends of American Country Show

14th January 2022

The UK's no.1 country music tribute show, The Legends of American Country, returns to the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr for another fantastic night of toe tapping Country classics!
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Money for Nothing: A Tribute To Dire Straits

Money for Nothing: A Tribute To Dire Straits

20th January 2022

Money for Nothing are a 'must see' for any rock enthusiast or Dire Straits fan, don't miss them at the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on 20th January!
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One Night In Dublin

One Night In Dublin

21st January 2022

The Wild Murphys promise one glorious night of high-energy Irish Music and more than a little bit of Irish Craic at the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on Friday 21st January!
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The Dreamboys

The Dreamboys

22nd January 2022

Scream if you are ready to misbehave because Dreamboys are coming to the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr with their Too Hard To Resist Tour!
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Soul Town USA - The Hits of Motown and Soul

Soul Town USA - The Hits of Motown and Soul

28th January 2022

Soul Town USA is the authoritative story of soul and Motown stage show spectacular, don't miss it at the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on Friday 28th January!
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Celine - Live in Vegas

Celine - Live in Vegas

29th January 2022

Céline Live In Vegas is the premier tribute to Céline Dion's epic 16-year Las Vegas Residency, don't miss it at the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on Saturday 29th January!
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You Win Again - Celebrating the Music of the Bee Gees

You Win Again - Celebrating the Music of the Bee Gees

9th February 2022

Direct from London's West End, You Win Again – Celebrating The Music of The Bee Gees comes to the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on 9th February!
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T-Rextasy

T-Rextasy

12th February 2022

'Get it On' when T-Rextasy play all of Bolan's Greatest Hits on Saturday 12th February at the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr!
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Madama Butterfly

Madama Butterfly

16th February 2022

No opera can match the tragedy and sorrow of Puccini's Madama Butterfly which will be perfomed by the Russian State Opera at the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on February 16th!
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Aida

Aida

17th February 2022

A deeply moving opera overflowing with emotion and containing moments of despair and uncertainty, Aida is an unforgettable, inspiring experience! Don't miss it at the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr in February!
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The Best of Queen

The Best of Queen

19th February 2022

Get ready to Break Free with the UK's biggest Queen Tribute band, Majesty, when they bring their brand new show to the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on Saturday 19th February!
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Fastlove: Everything She Wants Tour

Fastlove: Everything She Wants Tour

23rd February 2022

The World's largest George Michael celebration FASTLOVE is back with a brand new show, don't miss it at Ayr's Gaiety Theatre on 23rd February!
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Neil Jones in Gingerland

Neil Jones in Gingerland

8th March 2022

Straight from his Directorial and Choreographic debut at Sadler's Wells, London, BBC Strictly Come Dancing professional dancer Neil Jones presents his brand new live dance show, GINGERLAND!
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Showaddywaddy

Showaddywaddy

11th March 2022

Don't miss 'The Greatest Rock & Roll Band In The World', Showaddywaddy, when they play the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on Friday 11th March!
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Think Floyd

Think Floyd

16th March 2022

Think Floyd are widely regarded as the UK's number one Pink Floyd tribute show! Catch them live at the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on 16th March!
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The Everly Brothers Dream

The Everly Brothers Dream

19th March 2022

Enjoy all the favourite Everly hits when The Everly Brothers Dream comes to the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on 19th March!
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Giovanni Pernice: This Is Me

Giovanni Pernice: This Is Me

21st March 2022

Strictly Come Dancing favourite, Giovanni Pernice, returns with his highly anticipated hit show 'This Is Me!', catch it at the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on 21st March!
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Hangmen

Hangmen

24th March 2022 - 26th March 2022

The Compass are thrilled to perform Hangmen, a multi-award winning black comedy, directed by Christine Stanley, at the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr in March!
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The Fureys

The Fureys

1st April 2022

Legends of Irish music and song The Fureys return to the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr for another night to remember on Friday 1st April!
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A Fright in the Museum (and the Curse of the Ancient Custard Pie)

A Fright in the Museum (and the Curse of the Ancient Custard Pie)

2nd April 2022

A Fright in the Museum (and the Curse of the Ancient Custard Pie) at the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr is a laugh out aloud show not to be missed for the whole family!
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Jimmy Buckley In Concert

Jimmy Buckley In Concert

7th April 2022

Jimmy Buckley is without a doubt one of Ireland's best loved and most respected performers, don't miss him live with special guest Claudia Buckley at the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on 7th April!
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Everybody Hates Raymond

Everybody Hates Raymond

8th April 2022

Everybody Hates Raymond is the ultimate self-help comedy show that teaches you one simple truth in a hilarious way! Catch it at the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on 8th April!
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Dominic Kirwan

Dominic Kirwan

16th April 2022

Dominic Kirwan brings a show full of classic and memorable songs from a vast repertoire of his recordings which span over those 30 years to this present day to the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on 16th April!
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The Johnny Cash Roadshow

The Johnny Cash Roadshow

22nd April 2022

Join award winning singer and songwriter Clive John at the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr for the Johnny Cash Roadshow, the UK's No1 celebration of Johnny Cash!
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The Led Zeppelin Story - Unledded

The Led Zeppelin Story - Unledded

23rd April 2022

The Led Zeppelin Story: UnLedded are back with their 'unplugged' acoustic show, catch them at the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on Saturday 23rd April!
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Lionel - A Tribute to Lionel Ritchie

Lionel - A Tribute to Lionel Ritchie

11th May 2022

Malcolm Pitt delivers a powerhouse and breathtaking performance in this high octane show celebrating the music of Lionel Richie and the Commodores, don't miss it at the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr!
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Tenors Unlimited

Tenors Unlimited

12th May 2022

Tenors UnLimited's Scott, Paul & Jem are known as 'The Rat Pack of Opera' join them for an unmissable night at the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr!
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Forbidden Nights

Forbidden Nights

13th May 2022

The Forbidden Nights Tour is coming to the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr with a brand new high-octane show, guaranteed to get your pulse racing!
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Count Arthur Strong: And This Is Me!

Count Arthur Strong: And This Is Me!

20th May 2022

Count Arthur Strong returns to the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on 20th May with his twentieth anniversary tour, And This Is Me!
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Barry Steele: The Roy Orbison Story

Barry Steele: The Roy Orbison Story

28th May 2022

Get ready for a night of solid gold hits when Barry Steele brings The Roy Orbison Story to the Gaiety Ayr on 28th May!
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Totally Tina

Totally Tina

4th June 2022

Re-creating the look and feel of Ms Turner at her best, Totally Tina at The Gaiety Ayr is a truly authentic, fun-packed musical spectacular!
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The Blues Band

The Blues Band

24th June 2022

The Blues Band have earned a reputation around the world as one of the finest exponents of the blues tradition, don't miss them live at the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on 24th June!
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Ansell’s Les Musicals

Ansell’s Les Musicals

25th June 2022

Jonathan Ansell, G4, and Jai McDowall, Britain's Got Talent Winner, have joined forces to present Les Musicals... the ultimate celebration of Musical Theatre!
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Buddy Holly & The Cricketers - The Summer HOLLYDAY Special!

Buddy Holly & The Cricketers - The Summer HOLLYDAY Special!

8th July 2022

Summer 2022 will see the long-awaited return of The Summer Hollyday Special from Buddy Holly & The Cricketers, live at the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on Friday 8th July!
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The Carpenters Experience

The Carpenters Experience

16th July 2022

The Carpenters Experience is coming to town for an evening of non-stop hits, catch it at the Gaiety Ayr on Saturday 16th July!
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Ireland: The Show

Ireland: The Show

22nd July 2022

An all-star cast of Ireland's most talented singers and performers bring Ireland: The Show to the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on Friday 22nd July!
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A Vision of Elvis

A Vision of Elvis

27th August 2022

A Vision Of Elvis at the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on 27th August promises a musical experience you will never forget!
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Que Sera Sera - A Tribute to Doris Day

Que Sera Sera - A Tribute to Doris Day

1st September 2022

Que Sera Sera is a magnificent tribute to the Hollywood Icon that is Doris Day, don't miss it at the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on 1st September!
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Simon and Garfunkel Through The Years

Simon and Garfunkel Through The Years

2nd September 2022

Critically acclaimed The Simon & Garfunkel Story comes to the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on 2nd September... get your tickets fast as this is an evening not to be missed!
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Counterfeit Sixties Show

Counterfeit Sixties Show

10th September 2022

Re-live the sounds of the swinging sixties, as Britain's No. 1 tribute show brings the magic of the sixties to the Gaiety Theatre with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era!
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A Country Night in Nashville

A Country Night in Nashville

17th September 2022

Be transported on a musical journey through the history of Country, when A Country Night in Nashville comes to the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on Saturday 17th September!
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The Rockabilly Big Band

The Rockabilly Big Band

24th September 2022

The Rockabilly Big Band will deliver a toe tapping, hand clapping, foot stomping show when they come to the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on 24th September 2022!
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Russian Ballet - Sleeping Beauty

Russian Ballet - Sleeping Beauty

10th October 2022

Russian National Ballet present Sleeping Beauty, a spectacular classic fairy-tale story of love and innocence, mystery and magic, set to Tchaikovsky’s sublime score at the Gaiety Theatre Ayr!
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Russian Ballet - Swan Lake

Russian Ballet - Swan Lake

11th October 2022

After the sold-out performances of Nutcracker last year, Russian National Ballet return to the UK with the most famous Ballet of all time... Swan Lake!
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The Drifters

The Drifters

14th October 2022

The Drifters are back on the road in the UK performing their classic hits from the last six decades, catch them at the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on Friday 14th October!
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Michael English

Michael English

18th October 2022

Michael English and his talented band are renowned for their energetic performances and Michael's superb piano playing, catch them at the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on the 20th & 21st October!
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The Glenn Miller and Big Band Spectacular

The Glenn Miller and Big Band Spectacular

22nd October 2022

The Moonlight Serenade Orchestra UK’s musicians happily state that they are the hardest swinging band in the UK but don’t take our word for it, come and see for yourselves!
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Real Diamond - The Jazz Singer Tour

Real Diamond - The Jazz Singer Tour

22nd October 2022

Join John Hylton at the Gaiety Theatre Ayr as he perfomrs songs from Neil Diamond's Jazz Singer album as well as his greatest hits!
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Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

25th November 2022 - 2nd January 2023

Fresh from the dizzy heights of success of Jack and The Beanstalk, the enchanting writing duo Fraser Boyle and Ken Alexander spin you into the magical tale of Sleeping Beauty!
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