We have a vibrant programme of live music, theatre, dance and comedy and we’re always adding new events to the calendar. Click the button below to view our full line-up.


About Us

Arlington Arts is the best choice for live music in West Berkshire. Our line-up is always introducing you to up-and-coming blues and folk artists, as well as veteran craftspeople of their scene. Alongside this we have a vibrant programme of Theatre, Dance and Comedy – as well as being available to hire for conferences, meetings, art galleries and team-building days. The venue has had some massive names perform on our stage; some of our most notable performers have been K.T. Tunstall, Michael Mcintyre, Russell Howard, and King King.

All proceeds from Arlington Arts go to the Mary Hare School For The Deaf Charity. To find out more about this cause please visit the Mary Hare page and see what your money can go towards in the life of deaf and hard hearing people. You can also find out more information about The Mary Hare Foundation via their own website.

The box office is open between 10am and 4.30pm Monday-Friday. We are occasionally open later/at weekends, depending on whether we have an event on. Please call on 01635 244 246 for ticket bookings and general enquiries.

For accessibility information, please click here.


Show Announcement

The Nimmo Brothers consisting of Stevie and Alan (King King) Nimmo perform at Arlington Arts on Friday 17 July. This is a mixed seated/standing show and tickets cost £20.

Find out more via the link below.

On sale now: T.Rextasy

If you would like to know exactly what a Marc Bolan concert was like in the 1970s, this show is for you.

Click the link below for more information and on how to buy tickets.

The Alter Eagles

Playing the entirety of the iconic 1976 album, Hotel California, The Alter Eagles return to Arlington Arts in September accompanied by The Spectre String Quartet.

For more information click on the link below.

Wishbone Ash

One of the most enduring and popular bands in British Rock. Wishbone Ash will be bringing their iconic twin-guitar sound to Arlington Arts in October.

Find out more via the link below.

Calling all artists!

We are giving everybody a chance to potentially exhibit their work at Arlington Arts next month. Whether you are a professional or an amateur, please feel free to submit a piece of work.

Find out more about the exhibition below.

Imaginative Role-Play Workshop – 5-7 Years

Join Rhubarb Theatre before Henry Moon and the Greasy Spoon for an imaginative role-play workshop on Thursday 16 April.

Anything could happen and it probably will!

Chris McCausland

Stand up comedian Chris McCausland will perform at Arlington Arts on Friday 23 October.

As seen on Would I Lie to You? – Have I Got News for You – Live at the Apollo – and 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown.

New Season Announcement

Our new seasonal brochures have arrived and they will be heading out to your doorsteps next week!

Tickets go on sale Tuesday 10 December at 10am.

You can find the full lineup below:

Raver Tots

The incredibly popular Raver Tots is returning to Newbury on Saturday 01 February 2pm at Arlington Arts.

To find out more about Raver Tots and how you can purchase tickets please visit the link below.

Flora, Fauna and Fruit

Our Autumn exhibition opens on Monday 07 October and is named Flora, Fauna and Fruit by Jane Baikie, Miggie Bruce and Amanda L Wall.

For more information please click on the button below.

Two New Show Announcements

We are pleased to announce the return of two popular tribute acts in Pulse & Whole Lotta Led.

Both shows are already selling well so get yours to avoid disappointment. To find out when you can catch them at Arlington Arts visit the link below:

Welcome NYT!

Welcome Newbury Youth Theatre to Arlington Arts.

This September, NYT are starting an exciting new chapter in their long, rich career as they have recently announced that they are moving up to Arlington Arts as the venues resident theatre company.

Mary Hare

The Mary Hare Foundation

The Mary Hare Foundation was established in 1991 by Sir Philip Wroughton supported by a group of individuals who wanted to help Mary Hare School by raising funds. The Foundation is a registered charity (number 1002680). All profits from Arlington Arts go to The Mary Hare Foundation.
Since the Foundation was established, it has raised over £8 million for development projects at Mary Hare School, including an indoor heated pool, a Year 11 boarding house, and the Arlington Arts Centre.  The school is the biggest school for the deaf in the UK.  Whilst the school receives funding from local authorities and the government, these only cover the teaching and care of pupils.  Development of new facilities and updating of existing ones depend wholly upon fundraising and donations.  The work to raise much needed funds is therefore key to the future of Mary Hare School and its ability to supply excellent provision to so many deaf pupils  going forward.

If you’d like to learn more please visit the Mary Hare website. To find out more how you can donate through Arlington Arts, visit the How To Book page.

The Legal Bits

As a separate registered charity, (number 1002680), The Mary Hare Foundation has been established to raise funds for deaf and hearing impaired children. It depends on the support of donations, grants and other fundraising activities to develop its work in the field of educating deaf children.

The Primary School Appeal

We’re moving to a secure and even brighter future, and we need your help!
Our current primary school is based in a Grade 2* listed building on the edge of Greenham Common in Newbury. It is a beautiful building set in wonderful grounds but it no longer meets our needs, and is difficult to maintain and expensive to modernise.  We are passionate about the children in our care and know that we could do so much more for them if we had a purpose built, modern learning environment, situated on the same site as the secondary school at Snelsmore Common.

To find out more please visit the appeal page or view the appeal brochure.

Visual Arts

Messages From Our Environment

Our latest exhibition, Messages From Our Environment, opens on Friday 14 February.

Invited artists, students and staff from Mary Hare have put together an exhibition of postcard sized art in response to both the quiet and challenging concerns nature is bringing to our attention.

The exhibition will show work across a variety of two and three-dimensional media exploring different art forms and techniques.

Opening Times: Mon-Friday – 10:00am-4:30pm. If you would like to visit the exhibition outside of these hours please call our box office on 01635 244246.



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