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Ropetackle Arts Centre

Little High Street, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5EG, England
+44 1273 464440
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Quick lunch

Had a filled jacket potato. Seating at the right height for a powerchair. Easy entry thro' powered... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Martin O
could be more "Arty" in atmosphere and an occasion.

Ropetackle I feel could be more exciting than it is. they have a wide and good range of Artistes... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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Ropetackle Arts Centre is a purpose built community-run arts venue that attracts some of the biggest and best performing arts events in the UK. Situated in the heart of Shoreham, West Sussex, our goal is to stage events for all tastes and all budgets for the good folk of Adur and beyond.A registered charity, and staffed almost exclusively by volunteers (including our Trustees), Ropetackle Arts Centre is run by and for the local community. Friendly, welcoming, diverse and fun, we guarantee a great night out at a fair price.Our superbly equipped auditorium performance space seats 220, or 350 standing. We have a separate mezzanine space (for small events or meetings), two well-stocked bars, plus a large light and airy foyer which houses our in-house cafe.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Little High Street, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5EG, England
+44 1273 464440
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a filled jacket potato. Seating at the right height for a powerchair. Easy entry thro' powered doors. Very helpful staff. I'll be back!

Thank Martin O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ropetackle I feel could be more exciting than it is. they have a wide and good range of Artistes but the approach could be more theatrical in atmosphere. perhaps more Posters and photos of who has appeared. also why cant we reserve seats? means we...More

1  Thank barryjmishon
Reviewed August 9, 2017

I love the Ropetackle, I go there a lot. It’s a small venue, capacity I guess maybe 250 seated, rather more standing, providing lovely intimate entertainment, in an auditorium with decent sightlines (and a stage of a decent height) and excellent sound (mixer desk at...More

Thank Rob P
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic venue, helpful staff, great environment, fun night and gig. Well organised local gem. Can't wait for next opportunity to attend

Thank rohan v
Reviewed July 11, 2017

My first visit to Ropetackle after hearing good reviews. Very varied selection of choice. Went to see I Monet ( film followed by Q & As ) which was excellent.

Thank soprecious2016
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit to the Ropetackle, what a delight. There's a large lobby area where you can buy / collect tickets or get a drink. The main auditorium was full for our event (Stacey Kent) but it didn't seem cramped. Lovely acoustics. No...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Recently enjoyed The Treason Show, a satirical review of recent political and local happenings. Look out for male nudity! Download the Ropetackle programme, you will use full find something that you don't want to miss in this friendly, attractive, handy sized venue. In the autumn...More

1  Thank David J
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic local venue with good value drinks, hot food on offer for evening shows (which we did not try this time but will in future) and very friendly staff. We were sat right at the front for the jazz evening on April...More

1  Thank pearl2106
Reviewed April 29, 2017

Was here for a music event recently and have been various times before. Nice venue good area with tables and chairs where you can eat beforehand as we did. Food is a limited menu and selected beforehand but was very tasty and enjoyable there is...More

1  Thank ian239
Reviewed March 24, 2017

This is a great venue for a gig. There is parking close by, the venue has good all-round facilities and is a pleasure to visit.

Thank GuinnessandChips
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April 10, 2017|
Response from ropetackleartscentre | Property representative |
Hello, Barnstormers starts at 8.30pm, so doors will open around 8pm. We have two bars so drink and snacks are available, but unfortunately there are no meals before this show (there are plenty of options along Shoreham High... More
Jackie C
November 24, 2016|
Response from ropetackleartscentre | Property representative |
Hi Jackie, we certainly do, you can purchase on our website (listed in the 'What's On' as 25th December (I can't post a link on TripAdvisor), or alternatively over the telephone (01273 464440) / in person.