Venue Guide: The Ironworks, Inverness

Correct us if we’re wrong, but we reckon Ironworks might be the most northern gig venue in the UK. Based in the centre of Inverness in Scotland, the venue was built and opened in 2007. Ironworks is the place in town to see your favourite band, and also hosts club nights, comedy and sporting events! 

Address: 122b Academy Street, Inverness, IV1 1LX 

Telephone number: 0871 789 4173 



How many people does it hold? 1000 standing/400 seated 

Who else has played there? Morrissey, Mumford & Sons, Primal Scream, Amy MacDonald, Twin Atlantic, Belle & Sebastian, Paul Van Dyk, Felix Da Housecat, You Me At Six, Bastille, Public Service Broadcasting, Years & Years have all graced the Ironworks stage in recent years. 

How do I get there? From bus and train stations, Ironworks is a 10-minute walk along Academy Street.

Where can I park? Rose Street Car Park is under 5 minutes walk away. 

Where should I eat? If you’re on the Scottish northeast coast, you’re going to want to visit a chippy. We’ve heard good things about McLeod’s on Grant Street. 

Where can I stay? Find placed to stay in Inverness on Airbnb 



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