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Located in the lowest level of the building 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.

We’re able to welcome up to 50 in a classic choir set up, 30 boardroom style, 30 class room style and 30 theatre style. Use of our projector, facilities to play music, piano, and flip chart can also be requested

Previous clients include:

Northern Grid for Learning
Spirul Workshop
Stockton Riverside College
Next Step & Job Centre Plus
Digital City Business

"It is because ARC demonstrates a willingness to support events for teachers and schools that I've had no hesitation in working with the venue again to deliver another important event for the region's learning community". Simon Finch, Northern Grid for Learning

Bespoke packages are available on request.

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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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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.

The Cinema

The cinema seats 130 people and is bookable for private film screenings, networking events, training, seminars, conferences, celebration events and private parties.

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.

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.