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

MaMa

MaMa

6th July 2022

Directed and performed by Kirsten Newell and Oxana Banshikova, MaMa at The Gaiety, is a new Bharatanatyam-based dance production on the themes of pregnancy and early motherhood.
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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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Piaf - Christine Bovill

Piaf - Christine Bovill

14th July 2022

Returning to The Gaiety with her sell-out show, Christine Bovill threads her own remarkable journey in the world of French Song with the life and works of Edith Piaf.
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The Dreamboys

The Dreamboys

15th July 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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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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Country Superstars - Dolly Parton Experience & Friends Tribute Show

Country Superstars - Dolly Parton Experience & Friends Tribute Show

20th July 2022

Don't miss Country Superstars at The Gaiety Theatre, Ayr... a truly unique show telling the diverse story of Country Music!
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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 - POSTPONED

Midnight Train to Georgia: A Celebration of Gladys Knight - POSTPONED

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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You Win Again - Celebrating the Music of the Bee Gees

You Win Again - Celebrating the Music of the Bee Gees

17th August 2022

Direct from London's West End, You Win Again – Celebrating The Music of The Bee Gees comes to the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on 17th August!
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Shona The Musical Choir

Shona The Musical Choir

25th August 2022

Shona The Musical Choir is a Scottish/African choir based in Edinburgh, presenting original songs from composer and playwright Neo Vilakazi.
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Women In Rock

Women In Rock

26th August 2022

Women In Rock are guaranteed to get you on your feet, so grab your tickets and let’s get ready to sing, dance, and ROCK!
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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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Time’s Plague

Time’s Plague

3rd September 2022

David Hayman returns as everyman Bob Cunningham in new show, to The Gaiety, Ayr on Saturday 3rd September!
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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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Keep It Country Show

Keep It Country Show

9th September 2022

Join five of Ireland's top country stars at the Gaiety Ayr for the unmissable 'Keep It Country' show on Friday 9th 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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G4 Live!

G4 Live!

11th September 2022

The UK’s No.1 classical vocal quartet, are back with another exhilarating tour – G4 LIVE!
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A Night of Adventure: Cycling 3,500 Miles Round Pandemic Britain

A Night of Adventure: Cycling 3,500 Miles Round Pandemic Britain

13th September 2022

Join award-winning travel writer and broadcaster Simon Parker as he discusses cycling 3,427 miles around ‘Pandemic Britain’ during 2020 and 2021!
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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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Thunderstruck

Thunderstruck

20th September 2022

Thunderstruck is the comic and tragic tale of how the greatest bagpiper of all time rocked the history and traditions of bagpiping and how he changed the life of one young piper forever!
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The Best of Queen

The Best of Queen

21st September 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 Wednesday 21st September!
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The Glenn Miller and Big Band Spectacular

The Glenn Miller and Big Band Spectacular

22nd September 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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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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Daniel Sloss: CAN’T

Daniel Sloss: CAN’T

6th October 2022

Internationally acclaimed and award-winning Scottish comedian Daniel Sloss returns to The Gaiety on 6th October with his brand new show CAN'T!
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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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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)

8th October 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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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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Money for Nothing: A Tribute To Dire Straits

Money for Nothing: A Tribute To Dire Straits

13th 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 13th October!
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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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Talon - The Best of the Eagles

Talon - The Best of the Eagles

15th October 2022

The World's definitive Eagles tribute show, Talon, return by popular demand to the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on Saturday 15th 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 18th 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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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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The Monkees Tale

The Monkees Tale

2nd February 2023

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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The Hollies Story

The Hollies Story

4th February 2023

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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Madama Butterfly - CANCELLED

Madama Butterfly - CANCELLED

15th February 2023

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 15th!
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Aida - CANCELLED

Aida - CANCELLED

16th February 2023

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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Barry Steele: The Roy Orbison Story

Barry Steele: The Roy Orbison Story

23rd February 2023

Get ready for a night of solid gold hits when Barry Steele brings The Roy Orbison Story to the Gaiety Ayr on 23rd February!
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Giovanni Pernice: Made In Italy

Giovanni Pernice: Made In Italy

21st March 2023

Strictly Come Dancing 2021 champion and dance heart-throb Giovanni Pernice invites you to join him on a journey to his homeland for his brand new 2023 production, Made in Italy!
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Fastlove: Everything She Wants Tour

Fastlove: Everything She Wants Tour

30th March 2023

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 30th March!
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The Cavern Beatles

The Cavern Beatles

13th April 2023

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 Thursday 13th April!
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80’s Live

80’s Live

17th May 2023

The biggest 80's party show to tour the UK, 80's Live, is coming to the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr on 17th May!
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