At The Arc, we have a range of flexible spaces that are available for hire including our 175-seat Performance Hall, two light, airy learning rooms, meeting rooms and a café. All these facilities are available for private hire.

Whether it is a regular class, a performance, a children’s party, or business meetings and events, our flexible facilities can accommodate your requirements. We can organise catering, tutors and café staff where needed.

Tech Specs


Performance Hall

The Performance Hall is a fully equipped theatre seating 175, featuring a full range of lighting and audio-visual equipment and a 4m (Depth) by 9m (Width) Stage. The racked seating can be retracted to provide experiences in the round as well as removed to increase capacity to 200. You can also hire a technician to look after your requirements.

Learning Rooms

Our two light, airy learning rooms are fully equipped with sinks and hand washing facilities, making them perfect for arts and crafts activities and workshops as well as more formal talks and meetings. Fully equipped with projectors and screens, each room can cater for 20. The two rooms can also be combined to provide space for larger events of up to 40 people.

Tower Room

A first floor venue ideal for corporate meetings, the Tower Room comfortably seats up to 15. Please note: not suitable for anyone with access requirements.

The Café

Our fully licensed café is a comfortable space for customers to relax when waiting for shows, classes and performances. We stock an excellent range of bottled ales, lagers, wines, spirits, hot drinks and soft drinks, and serve a range of meals and snacks.


To discuss availability, dates and pricing for a private hire, please fill out our contact form.



"The room was very light and spacious and made a real difference to everyone's mood and wellbeing. There was tea and coffee provided by the library cafe. The library itself has art exhibitions and is creative and therefore very inspiring place to be. The fact it was a library meant if I was early I could go find a book to read so got me out the house, and not only got me doing art, but reading too"

"It is a centrally located community centre, easily accessible by public transport, with a myriad of of activities geared to different learning preferences and ages"

"The Arc has everything you need"

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