Coming up next

  • Up In The Attic

    Overcome your fear of the dark on a magical journey of discovery and adventure.

    Presented by Half Moon, A Floods of Ink production

    Age 3 - 6 yrs

  • Ale & Arty 2015

    CAMRA’s 3 day beer festival returns with another mouth-watering selection of some of the world’s most refined and refreshing ales. 



  • Rapunzel

    This is a story about a girl called Rapunzel who is taken away from what she knows and protected from all the things that she loves.

    Presented by Tutti Frutti
    Age 3+

  • Groovy Babies: Mini Music Festival

    Groovy Babies is a super cool dance event for little mini movers aged 0-5 and their funky families!

    Presented by Urban Kaos
    Age 0 - 5yrs

Drama and Spoken Word

  • Just Checking

    Vivid Theatre returns to the North East with this relevant and challenging new piece based on obsessive-compulsive disorder. 

    Presented by Vivid Theatre in association with ARC

  • Writers ARCADE Rehearsed Reading: If I Should Wake

    Scott Young will present If I Should Wake. No work, no jobs, no hope and the country is on its knees. Bankers banquet whilst children starve in the street.

    Presented by Scott Young


  • Danny Bhoy: Please Untick This Box

    Danny Bhoy's natural gift for storytelling combined with razor-sharp wit makes him one of the most exciting stand-ups to have emerged in recent years.


  • Far From the Madding Crowd

    Thomas Hardy's story of independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene who attracts three very different suitors. 

Latest updates

  • Half term at ARC... Tue 26 May

    A Groovy Babies mini music festival and the timeless tale of Rapunzel is set for the stage this May half term!

  • Crossing The Tees Book Festival returns for 2015! Tue 12 May

    Teesside’s largest book festival Crossing The Tees will return this year between 3 - 20 June with the addition of a literary film festival taking place at ARC.