Do you have a few hours to spare each week?
Would you like to join our happy band of volunteers?

Ropetackle is primarily a volunteer-run organisation.

The trustees, box office staff, Friends’ coordinator, event programmers,  bar staff and stewards are all are lovely kind people who have given their time and skills to help Ropetackle run smoothly.

If you’d like to be involved, please email your details (name, age, previous work experience and what you can offer) to and we’ll arrange to call you for a chat. While we are not always in a position to take on new volunteers, we always welcome expressions of interest.

Thank you.



We are currently looking for box office volunteers.

The box office team play a central role at Ropetackle, selling tickets, answering enquiries, and providing friendly customer service.

We are looking for box office volunteers to commit one regular daytime shift per week (10am-1pm, or 1pm-4pm, between Mon-Sat), alongside a few evening shifts each month covering the box office before shows.

Duties include:


Download the box office volunteering role and application form here.

Box office volunteering is a great opportunity to make friends, gain new skills, and become part of the thriving Ropetackle community!

If you are interested, please download and complete the application form above and return to Mark Phillips:

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    Josie C
  •   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

  •   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

  •   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
  •   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

  •   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

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

  •   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.

  •   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!