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ARC is a venue in the centre of Stockton on Tees offering a full programme of professional, high quality cultural entertainment including music, comedy, drama, dance, spoken word, film and work for families.

The venue is also a hub of creative activity for people to take part in, and provides support and development opportunities for professional performance artists. ARC works with an increasing range of partners across the Tees Valley, north east region and beyond to offer the very best cultural activity for Stockton.

ARC’s flexible spaces are frequently hired for meetings and conferences as well as local performances.

Funding awards

  • 2012-2013: £304,031
  • 2013-2014: £311,328
  • 2014-2015: £319,422

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Jen and Mike from Displace Yourself Theatre ahead of Eden at ARC, Stockton Arts Centre. Eden challenges perceptions of homelessness and social exclusion issues.

Blood - Part 3 of Margaret's Anatomy

Artist Claire Murphy Morgan presents the 3rd film in her Margaret's Anatomy trilogy, Blood. (c) Jonathan at Hype Film

Kirsten Luckins performs in Stockton Library

Performance poet Kirsten Luckins performs an excerpt from her solo show, The Moon Cannot Be Stolen in Stockton Central Library ahead of a full performance at ARC.

Who Killed the Easter Bunny

An opening to young drama group Creative Future's performance at ARC

C-12 in Stockton Central Library

C-12 perform an excerpt of their show Shhh! in Stockton Central Library ahead of their show at ARC. The performance used books and props from a library that was forced to close.

Hope and Social in the Bring The Happy Shop

Leeds band Hope & Social serenade visitors to Invisible Flock's Bring the Happy shop in Stockton, at the end of their one month stint collecting memories and pinpointing them on a large perspex map.

Backbone trailer: Margaret's Anatomy Trilogy

Would-Be Nuns and Cowboys present the 2nd film of their Margaret's Anatomy Trilogy. (c) Jonny at Hype Films

Youth Dance Company Christmas 2013 at ARC

Youth Dance Company at ARC perform a Dance in the foyers in December 2013. A performance complete with Christmas jumpers!

Interview with Nathan from Tangled Feet

ARC interviews Nathan from physical Theatre Company, Tangled Feet, to find out more about their show, Care, ahead of it's premier at ARC.

Tangled Feet at ARC

Theatre Company Tangled Feet work on their latest show Care which focuses on the NHS in ARC's theatre.

Cultural Volunteer at ARC

ARC is looking for Cultural Volunteers to assist participants of it's Silver Programme to engage with regular activity. For more information contact or visit ARC's website

Bring The Happy Stockton

Leeds artists Invisible Flock occupy a shop on Stockton High Street to gather memories from passers by. Some of these will contribute to their live show, Bring The Happy at ARC on Fri 1 & Sat 2 Nov. Music: April by Hope & Social. The band will be performing at the live shows at ARC.

Weather To Fly Trailer ARC

OddManOut present Weather To Fly

Black Coffee Theatre Voice Workshop

Marie Crocker from Black Coffee Theatre puts actor Robert through his voice-work paces in preparation for their voice workshop at ARC.

Black Coffee Theatre on Found

Luke Adamson of Black Coffee Theatre talks through their show, "Found", which is part of ARC's September 2013 programme of Drama


Urban Kaos Junior Dance Camp 2013

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Contact details

Dovecot Street
TS18 1LL

54.56414, -1.31485

  • 54.56414 -1.31485

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