The Arts Centre
The Arts Centre at Edge Hill University is one of the most exciting places to be on campus. Meet some of the biggest names in comedy. Our audiences have met James Acaster, Katherine Ryan, Joel Dommett and Russell Kane. Events, performances and cinema are all free for Edge Hill students. There are also lots of opportunities for Edge Hill students to perform at The Arts Centre, including regular Open Mic Nights, Student Talent Nights, and Poetry Slams.
Designed to entertain students, local and regional communities, join us to see:
- latest cinema releases
- live theatre screenings
- musical theatre
- dance and music
- talks by famous speakers
How to book tickets
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.
The Arts Centre Box Office is normally open between 1pm – 5.30pm Monday to Friday, and until 8pm on performance nights.
The Box Office is only open at weekends when there is a performance.
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.
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.
Concessionary tickets are available to students, over 60s, ES40 holders, registered disabled people and children under the age of 16. You may be asked for relevant identification for concessionary tickets.
EHU student membership scheme
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
To renew your membership, 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. With any issues, please contact the box office.
EHU Free Film Friday
On Fridays in our Studio Theatre, we hold Free Film Fridays, exclusively for EHU students. No tickets or booking required, just turn up at 7pm and attend our film that week. You can bring your own snacks and non-alcoholic drinks, even a blanket.
You can also sometimes vote for our film of the week, for example at Halloween and Christmas. Head to our Facebook group: EHU Free Film Fridays @ The Arts Centre to get involved and find out our screenings first.