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. 

Performances on Screen

Drama and Spoken Word

  • HACT

    If you would describe yourself as a person with a curious mind, then it's your Time to Act. 


  • Acoustic Strawbs

    Acoustic Strawbs’ David Cousins has been described by the All Music Guide as ‘the most talented Dylan-influenced songwriter to come out of England’. Along with lead guitarist Dave Lambert, and the versatile Chas Cronk, they form the front-line of the 1970s line-up of Strawbs.

Try it at ARC

  • Try it at ARC: Star Zoo - Mixed Media Art

    Using star charts, maps and mixed media you will be guided to create lovely triptych inspired by the constellations in our skies and learn a little about the Dark Sky parks around us.



  • The Incident

    A new and original musical by a youth team from Hong Kong and China. A dynamic yet touching and hilarious story of two gangs of rival kids living, laughing and fighting in a 1940s British bombsite.


No 60

  • Matty Brown’s Dinner and Jazz at No 60

    Join us as local chef Matty Brown cooks up a delicious fine dining inspired three course meal, which will be accompanied by some mellow background jazz music from local musicians, and Teesside comedian Kevin Connelly will be providing the entertainment for the evening.


  • Breaking the Ice

    Join us on a journey into the snow where music, shadows and projection will transport you to a place where polar bears and Huskies really can be friends.

    Presented by Filskit Theatre in assosciation with Theatre Hullabaloo

    Age 2-5yrs

Food and drink at ARC

Latest updates

  • From Shanghai to Stockton! Mon 27 Jun

    A Stockton-born man is returning to his hometown this week and is bringing a group of talented schoolchildren from across South East Asia with him to perform in a brand new play which was written and composed by the Stocktonian.

  • Calling all young people to a free Fun Palaces workshop! Fri 24 Jun

    We’re looking for young people who love all things creative to get involved in a Fun Palaces workshop so that they can help create something incredible in their community!

  • We're set for four nights of top Edinburgh previews! Tue 31 May

    The country’s top comics are currently sharpening their acts and planning a trip to our venue, before aiming to take the comedy world by storm at the Edinburgh Festival this summer.