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.

  •   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

  •   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
  •   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

  •   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

  •   We have been to the panto at the Ropetackle several times and this year it was as good, if not better than ever. It had all the ingredients we... read more

  •   First visit from Southampton to the Ropetackle for a Jon Boden concert. We had a excellent experience considering covid.

  •   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!

  •   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

  •   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
  •   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.