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

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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The Dolls: A Rerr Terr

The Dolls: A Rerr Terr

2nd February 2022 - 3rd February 2022

Comedy stars Louise McCarthy and Gayle Telfer Stevens are 'back in the overalls' as Scotland's favourite cleaners 'The Dolls' return with a brand new show, catch it at Ayr Gaiety Theatre!
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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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The Ayrshire Lads

The Ayrshire Lads

11th February 2022

Join The Ayrshire Lads for this one off performance as we celebrate their talent and enjoy their awesome vocals and musicianship!
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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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The Circus of Horrors

The Circus of Horrors

24th February 2022

For the first time in over two years the Circus of Horrors is back with its latest incarnation 'THE WITCH' don't miss it live at The Gaiety, Ayr on Thursday 24th February!
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Neil Jones in Gingerland - CANCELLED

Neil Jones in Gingerland - CANCELLED

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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The Francie and Josie Sketchbook

The Francie and Josie Sketchbook

10th March 2022

Enjoy a trip down memory lane which will have you laughing out loud when The Francie and Josie Sketchbook comes to the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on 10th March!
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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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The Marriage of Figaro - Opera Bohemia

The Marriage of Figaro - Opera Bohemia

12th March 2022

Scotland's professional touring opera company Opera Bohemia returns with Mozart's sublime comedy, The Marriage of Figaro!
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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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St Patrick’s Night Hooley with the Irish Stars

St Patrick’s Night Hooley with the Irish Stars

17th March 2022

What better way to spend St. Patrick's Night than with a host of stars from the Emerald Isle at the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr!
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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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80’s Live

80’s Live

31st March 2022

The biggest 80's party show to tour the UK, 80's Live, is coming to the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on Thursday 31st 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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The Hollies Story

The Hollies Story

9th April 2022

Discover how two boys from the backstreets of Salford created a band to rival The Beatles when 'The Hollies Story' comes to the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr!
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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

21st 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 Best of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons

The Best of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons

22nd April 2022

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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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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I’m Still Standing - The Music of Elton John

I’m Still Standing - The Music of Elton John

5th May 2022

I'm Still Standing - The Music of Elton John is the ultimate celebration of one of the UK's biggest selling artists of all time! Don't miss it live at the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on 5th May!
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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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Friends! The Musical Parody

Friends! The Musical Parody

14th May 2022

Friends! The Musical Parody is a fabulous good-hearted romp through our favourite moments from the hit TV show in an uncensored, hilarious, fast-paced, music-filled production at the Gaiety, Ayr!
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Julius Caesar - Company of Wolves

Julius Caesar - Company of Wolves

17th May 2022

With their signature physicality, Company of Wolves breathe new life into Shakespeare's masterpiece Julius Caesar!
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The Monkees Tale

The Monkees Tale

19th May 2022

Hear the uncensored truth about Davy, Micky, Mike & Peter... with all of the Monkees hits performed live by a talented young band, as our seasoned host unfolds the fantasy and fiction!
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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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A Right Royal Knees Up - Jimmy Cricket and Leah Bell

A Right Royal Knees Up - Jimmy Cricket and Leah Bell

25th May 2022

A Right Royal Knees Up is an afternoon extravaganza starring Jimmy Cricket and Leah Bell plus full supporting company celebrating Her Majesty the Queens Platinum Jubilee!
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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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One Night In Dublin

One Night In Dublin

11th June 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 Saturday 11th June!
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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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Midnight Train to Georgia: A Celebration of Gladys Knight

Midnight Train to Georgia: A Celebration of Gladys Knight

23rd July 2022

Midnight Train to Georgia features all of soul diva, Gladys Knight's classic hits, catch it at the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on Saturday 23rd 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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The Ladyboys of Bangkok

The Ladyboys of Bangkok

31st August 2022

The Ladyboys Of Bangkok are returning to Lanark Memorial Hall in 2022 for the biggest party in town on Wednesday 31st August!
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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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Roy G Hemmings Motown Show

Roy G Hemmings Motown Show

8th September 2022

Catch Roy G Hemmings' Motown Show, a celebration of timeless Motown and Soul songs, at The Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on Thursday 8th September!
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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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The Best of UK Fleetwood Mac

The Best of UK Fleetwood Mac

15th September 2022

UK Fleetwood Mac, one of the UK's top, and some say most authentic, Fleetwood Mac tribute shows, are coming to the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on 15th September!
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90’s Live - Come on Barbie, Let’s Go Party!

90’s Live - Come on Barbie, Let’s Go Party!

16th September 2022

Get ready as we spice up your life, taking you back for good, and hit you one more time with the ultimate 90’s party night out!
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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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Celine - Live in Vegas

Celine - Live in Vegas

23rd September 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 Friday 23rd 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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Money for Nothing: A Tribute To Dire Straits

Money for Nothing: A Tribute To Dire Straits

6th October 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 6th October!
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Stars of Irish Country

Stars of Irish Country

7th October 2022

Join four of Ireland's favourite Country Music Stars for an unmissable night of toe tapping magic at the Gaiety Theatre Ayr on Friday 7th October!
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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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Queenz - The Show With Balls!

Queenz - The Show With Balls!

20th October 2022

Queenz - The Show With Balls is a life-affirming night of fun and frolics with a bunch of boys who dance like Britney and sing like Whitney!
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The Cavern Beatles

The Cavern Beatles

21st October 2022

Take a Magical History Tour through the works of the greatest pop music phenomenon when The Cavern Beatles perform at the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on Friday 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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