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The Cinema

Follow our neon sign down to the lowest level of the building to discover our cinema. The cinema seats 130 people and is bookable for private film screenings, networking events, training, seminars, conferences, celebration events and private parties. The space is intimate with modern facilities but vintage style, featuring arthouse style curtains and a high quality digital projector.
Full technical support is provided to ensure your event and projection run smoothly. Our Gallery and Foyers are also available for hire on the floors above - ideal for a reception after your event.

Previous clients include:

Cleveland Police
Go Warm North East
Film Education
Eastern Ravens
Mill Lane Primary School

"Thank you for your efforts on Monday. The evening went really well and the feedback about the whole event has been very positive". Andrew Fox, Cleveland Police

“Informal and attentive. The projectionist was always available and nothing was too much trouble ... Emily loved it”. Sean Fenwick, Cinema Hire for daughter's birthday

Bespoke packages are available on request.

Technical specifications - Here
If you would like more information or a tour of our facilities, please contact:

Stephen Laing
T: 01642 525186

Community Programme Coordinator
E: [email protected]

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See our other spaces

The Point

This versatile space can accommodate up to 390 people seated theatre style, 100 cabaret style and 550 standing.


We can offer hire of our fully equipped professional theatre. This accessible theatre seats 246 guests, making it ideal for performances, conferences, training and private events for all audiences.

Studio Theatre

Our Studio is a blank canvas space, offering a versatile well proportioned room with excellent facilities. The space can welcome 97 people theatre style, 40 cabaret style or can be set up flat floored as a large rehearsal space.

Dance Studio

The dance studio is fully accessible and well equipped. At 80 sqft the space comfortably welcomes 30 dancers, and consists of a wooden sprung floor, full length mirrors, a PA system and seating around the edges.


The workshop is a great space for creativity and productivity, the space provides a well equipped setting for choirs, crafts, workshops, training sessions and meetings.

First Floor Bar & Top Floor Gallery

The airy space, highlighting the stunning architecture of ARC, is an ideal setting for working lunches, dinners, drinks and networking.

Meeting Rooms

ARC has two meeting rooms available for hire, which are perfect for small meetings, interviews and strategic planning sessions.