Ropetackle Arts Centre

Little High Street, Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex, BN43 5EG

Tel: 01273 464440
Email: admin@ropetacklecentre.co.uk
Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday: 10am-4.30pm / Sunday & Bank Holidays: Closed


Your visit will be a bit different during the COVID-19 pandemic. See the safety measures we have in place here.

Getting here

By train: The nearest railway station is Shoreham-by-Sea, a 10 minute walk away, which has frequent services to both Brighton (20 minutes) and Worthing (15 minutes), as well as a  direct service to London Victoria (approx. an hour.)

Bus: The nearest bus stop is a 2 minute walk away on the High Street. Plan your journey by clicking here: Brighton & Hove Bus Company Route 2 or here: Stagecoach 700 Coastliner. 

Car: There are 18 parking bays in Little High Street which are free-of-charge up to two hours during the day, and after 6pm. There is also parking available just over the Norfolk Bridge at the Adur Recreation Ground (next to the Dog’s Trust.)

There are two disabled parking bays outside the centre in Little High Street.


Ropetackle Arts Centre is completely wheelchair accessible and has accessible toilets.  Our staff and volunteers work hard to ensure you receive the best possible experience so please let us know if you have any specific requirements.

  •   A great local venue, always something on that appeals to all people. Lovely to have a local arts venue and not to have to go to Brighton

    chris b
  •   Attracts great diverse acts from nostalgic 1970s acts to new local talent as well as great comedy. Bar and informal restaurant there as well with good ale and appetising home... read more

  •   Lovely little place for a relax and chill in a morning! Coffee cake and a magazine. Meeting friends and family - or just a little working morning on my own!

  •   Just returned from our first visit to this place to see a band. The refreshment prices were good for a venue, half the price of places like the o2 or... read more

    Marc H
  •   Recently moved to Shoreham, and it’s lovely to have an arts centre. There are lots of activities and the cafe provides a friendly central hub. We have attended several... read more

  •   Fabulous friendly award winning venue run almost entirely by volunteers. Films.,bands, recitals talks you name it you can experience it here. Lovely cafe and bar and fab staff.

  •   Recently saw the South Coast Soul Review at Ropetackle and enjoyed a really good live band. Always a nice atmosphere and you can enjoy a drink inside the performance... read more

    Josie C
  •   Have been to several shows at Ropetackle Arts Centre. Plenty of variety for all tastes. It is great that you can sit in the comfort of a table and chair... read more

  •   Another great Sunday Jazz , just love the place, great place To go Sunday jazz is just a delight once a month

  •   This venue is great for a night out. They have an assortment of entertainment, we mainly see bands or tribute bands. The one in July was Eagles tribute and the... read more