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ARC’s stunning building, spread over four floors boasts some of the most flexible and adaptable spaces to be found in the region. From a dedicated meeting room, to a 550 capacity entertainment space, we can host any type of function from corporate hospitality to conferences or exhibitions; private cinema screenings or Christmas parties.

We are a state of the art, modern venue with highly trained staff ensuring your event runs smoothly and according to plan. The unique and flexible spaces the venue offers, allow you to create a truly memorable event that is sure to impress your attendees. Our technical crew use the best technology in the industry ensuring even the smallest event demonstrates the highest level of professionalism and we will provide stewards and liaise with security staff on your behalf if needed.

We offer a full catering service which can be supplied to all rooms in the venue, we also offer a ground floor café bar which serves a variety of food and drink throughout the day.

For more information on how to find ARC, parking and transport, click here.

For more information on the spaces available, please visit our individual pages. If you would like more information, a tour of our facilities or to view technical specifications, please contact:

Amy Taylor
T: 01642 525186

Business & Events Coordinator


Your venue, whatever the occasion...
Let ARC play host to your event whatever the occasion. ARC can professionally house your conference, your meeting, your screening, your networking event or your party.
As a state of the art performance venue with highly trained staff we can ensure that your event runs smoothly, safely and according to plan.


Your party
Unique and exclusive party packages...

ARC has multiple spaces that are able to play host to a spectacular party for you and your guests to celebrate whatever the occasion and the best part is ... we will do all of the clearing up after!

Hire our Cinema for a children’s birthday party screening, The Point for a loud and wild time or a foyer space for a tasteful drinks reception. With a fully licensed bar, state of the art lighting and audio equipment and dedicated technicians we know how to throw a party whether it be an intimate drinks reception or a disco for 550 of your nearest and dearest.

Recommended party venues: Cinema, Dance Studio, Foyer, The Point

Your business
Corporate events and meeting space...

ARC’s unique facilities are available to hire for your mid-scale conferences, information events, away days and meetings. Whatever your business needs from your time spent away from the workplace ARC will work with you to make sure that you get exactly what you need out of your event at ARC.

Practical meeting rooms and training spaces with professional technical support ensure a productive day is achievable.

We also have strong links with expert creative practitioners; please get in touch to discuss how ARC can help with your organisations CPD training whatever your sector.

If you are looking to treat your staff we also offer excellent group rates on most live performances.

Recommended for corporate events: Meeting Rooms, Cinema, Theatre, Workshop.

Your performance
Let us put you centre stage...

Give your dance school, performing arts club or am-dram society their moment in the spot light with one of our performance packages. Make full use of our impressive 250 seat theatre and make it a show to remember!

Spot Light: 
2 performances (2 evenings or 1 evening & 1 matinee)
£1500 + VAT (excludes equipment re radio mics etc)

Time to Shine:
1 x evening/matinee performance
£1100 +VAT (excludes equipment re radio mics etc)

Little Stars: (Perfect for younger performers)
Afternoon 4 hr rehearsal 1 x early evening performance excludes Saturdays
£750 +VAT (excludes equipment re radio mics etc)
*More hours can be added please get in touch to discuss rates

Each package includes a planning meeting with a member of our production team, an assigned technician for rehearsals and performances, dressing rooms and ushers for your public performance.

For professional tours and programming please read our Artistic Policy.

Your idea    
Functional and flexible spaces available for your ideas...

Whether you are a group of likeminded people who would like to meet up at ARC, a practitioner wanting to share their skills orat this stage you just have an idea why not get in touch to find out how ARC Community could work for you.

As well as our welcoming building, high-tech facilities and helpful staff we also operate an efficient box office system allowing us to easily sell tickets online, on the phone and in person and provide advanced reporting on sales.

ARC’s equipment and expertise can also be loaned for your ideas or projects from pop-up cinemas, roaming box office’s or marketing guidance.