About The Ironworks

The Ironworks is a professional live music, event and conference venue in the heart of Inverness, Scotland. Purpose built as a live music venue, the Ironworks boasts state of the art equipment and a fully professional team dedicated to bringing Inverness the best in live music entertainment. In the past the venue has played host to the likes of Kasabian, Runrig, Van Morrison, Babyshambles, The Wombats, The Charlatans and Biffy Clyro as well as nurturing local talent in Inverness’s thriving live music scene and hosting popular local club nights.


1000 standing

400 seated theatre style

250 seated cabaret style

* balcony may be open subject to availability


Any person under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Responsibility for any person under 16 is with the accompanying adult. Any shows programmed for over 18 will be advertised as such. For all 18+ events, proof of ID will be required. The forms of ID we accept are Driving Licence and Passport. Holding a valid ticket is not proof of age.


Parking facilities are available in the Rose St. Car Park (1400 spaces & open 24 hrs) situated behind the venue adjacent to the Bus Station. Please note that no parking is permitted on Chapel St. The use of public transport, taxis & trains etc. is highly recommended and Inverness bus and train stations are within two minutes walk of the venue.


No cameras, video cameras, tape recorders or other recording equipment will be allowed into the Ironworks Live Music Venue (professional, amateur / digital or otherwise).


Please make sure all mobile phones are turned off during a performance. The use of camera phones is not permitted.


  • The Ironworks adopts a neighbourhood friendly policy so please make as little noise as possible on entering and leaving the venue.
  • The Ironworks reserves the right to refuse entry.
  • No bottles, cans, alcohol or food is to be brought into the venue.
  • No illegal substances may be brought into or taken on the premises. Anyone caught in possession of such substances will be ejected from the premises and may be reported to the police.
  • The Ironworks operates a strict non-smoking policy throughout the venue.
  • Ticket holders may be subject to continuous sound level which may cause damage to hearing.
  • There may be use of strobe lights throughout a performance.
  • Please note all shows are subject to age policy. Check with Box Office for further information.


The Ironworks Live Music Venue accepts items at £1 per item. It is located on the right as you enter the venue foyer. Please note that items will not be given out without presentation of a valid cloakroom ticket, and any items for which the ticket has been lost cannot be claimed before the end of the night. Lost property can be claimed during Box Office hours (12pm – 4pm) Monday to Friday. Any item left in the cloakroom is at the owner’s risk.


The Ironworks Live Music Venue takes the needs of wheelchair users very seriously and actively encourages people of all abilities to attend the events scheduled at the venue. The Ironworks Live Music Venue has been built to allow easy access from street level to the main auditorium and throughout. There are no steps to negotiate into or out of the Venue.

If customers wish to arrive at the venue 10 minutes prior to stated door time for show we will be happy to help in any way we can. The Ironworks also adopts the Highland Plus One cardholder policy, please contact us for further information.

The Ironworks Live Music Venue will aim to consistently review and improve its facilities to meet the needs of all our users. Both male & female wheelchair accessible toilets are reached via level access from the main auditorium through to the foyer left and right. Specific requests, enquiries or comments regarding access/personal needs should be made to The Ironworks Live Music Venue Management who will endeavour to accommodate all concerns.

Please note Strobe Lights, Haze and Smoke might be used on some shows, for further details please ask at the entrance on your arrival at the venue.

The Ironworks Live Music Venue reserves the right to change any & all information when it deems necessary. This does not affect your statutory rights.

For further details contact the venue by email at office@ironworksvenue.com

To view our Venue EPK Online please click here.