The Arts Centre houses the University’s Department of Creative Arts and the Rose and Studio theatres. We host a diverse range of high quality professional productions, including comedy, dance, drama, literature, music, film, live theatre screenings, and family-friendly shows. All designed to entertain students as well as local and regional communities.

While we make some changes to our website you may not see our full event listings or be able to book online. Please contact the box office to book your tickets.

How to book tickets

By phone

You can book tickets for any performance over the phone by calling the Box Office. We accept all major debit/credit cards with no extra booking or postage charges for this facility. If no one is available, there is a 24 hour answer phone simply leave a message and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Please do not leave your debit/credit card details on the answerphone.

Call: 01695 584480

By email

Ticket enquiries can be emailed to the Box Office staff at [email protected].

For security reasons, please do not email credit/debit card numbers with your reservation.

In person

The Arts Centre Box Office is normally open between 12pm and 5:30pm Monday to Friday, and until 8pm on performance nights.

The Box Office is only open at weekends when there is a performance.

Find us on the map

Buy online

You can book full price, over 60s, under 16s ticket(s), family, student and Edge Hill University student tickets, using our secure online booking facility. From the What’s On, click on the performance that you would like to see, and then choose the ‘Book Tickets’ link. You can then select your seat (if reserved seating is offered)  and buy your tickets online. There are no extra booking or postage charges for this facility.

By post

Please send a cheque made payable to EDGE HILL UNIVERSITY to:

The Arts Centre
Edge Hill University
St Helens Road
Ormskirk
Lancashire
L39 4QP

Send your booking by post

Concessionary seats

Concessionary tickets are available to students, over 60’s, ES40 holders, registered disabled people and children under the age of 16. You may be asked for relevant identification for concessionary tickets.

Concessionary seats available

Ticket exchange

Tickets may be exchanged for another performance at the discretion of the Box Office. It is only possible to resell tickets via the Box Office once a performance is sold out.

Resell tickets via the Box Office

EHU student membership scheme

Students looking a brochure at the box office in the Arts Centre.

Exclusively available to Edge Hill University students, The Arts Centre membership scheme is totally free and entitles our students to see free performances at The Arts Centre. Almost all of our shows can be booked for free on the student membership with only a few exceptions (please see current brochure for guidance).

All you have to do to get started is bring your student ID to the Box Office and sign up for the student membership scheme. You can start booking tickets straight away and students with memberships also get exclusive access to competitions and special offers straight to their email.

Register online or renew a membership

If you hold a membership and wish to renew it, please log in to your account before adding the item to your basket. Returning students can also renew existing memberships by logging in using the email address you originally registered with. Please be sure to tick ‘yes’ to receive emails so we can notify you of pre-sales and new events.

  • Expires on: the 1st day of September
  • Price: £0.00

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