Box Office Opening Hours
Monday – Saturday 10am – 4pm and an hour before the start of the performance.

Tel 01273 464440

How to book

Online: you can book online 24/7; simply click on the event you are interested in.

Telephone: you can book over the phone by calling 01273 464440 during opening hours.

In person: you can book in person during opening hours.


All our events are unreserved seating unless specifically stated otherwise. The centre opens an hour before the start of a performance, and doors usually open between 15-30 minutes before the show. We recommend arriving at least half an hour before the start of a show.

Reservations: Groups of 6 or more people will be seated together at the time of booking. If you have any special access or seating requirements, please let us know ahead of the show so we can accommodate your needs. If you are a Gold Patron, you can reserve up to 4 seats at the time of booking. If you are a Silver Patron, you can reserve up to 2 seats at the time of booking.

Fees: There is a £1 booking fee for tickets booked online and over the phone. Booking fees are capped at £5 so if you buy five tickets or more, you will only incur a £5 charge.

Post/Collect: there is a £1 charge for postage and tickets are posted out 2nd class on the next working day. If the event taking place within 8 days of booking, tickets will automatically be held for collection. You may also choose to collect your tickets, and this can be done at any time prior to the event, or on the night if you wish.

Refunds/Returns: all tickets purchased from Ropetackle Arts Centre are non-refundable and non-returnable unless your event is cancelled. Please see our Terms & Conditions for more information.

 Vouchers: Gift vouchers can be redeemed over the telephone and in person at the Box Office only.

Complimentary tickets

The following people may be entitled to a free ticket (subject to availability.) These must be arranged in advance by emailing

  • People with a disability requiring assistance may have 1 x complimentary ticket for their personal assistant or carer
  • Press
  •   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

  •   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!

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

  •   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
  •   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.

  •   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

  •   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