Guided by the Government’s advice, we have a phased approach to re-opening Arts Centre Washington and have introduced a few new things to safely welcome you back…
w/c 14 Sept – this will change weekly
Monday – Closed
Tuesday 1pm – 8pm
Wednesday 9.00 – 5.00pm
Thursday 9.00am – 9.00pm
Friday 9.00am – 4.00pm
Saturday 9.00am – 3.30pm
* We are implementing a phased reopening of the arts centre from 1st September
– please note that on evenings when we have no programme we will close.
Your safety is our priority
These are some of the additional measures we have put in place for your safety and the safety of our staff:
The number of visitors to all spaces has been restricted so social distancing can be maintained during your visit
Floor signage is in place, advising visitors to keep the recommended distance apart
A one way system will be in operation throughout the gallery
Signage and practical measures have been put in place to encourage visitors to social distance when using our toilet facilities. Please be aware this could mean you may need to wait longer than usual.
Hand sanitising stations will be available on entry/exit and throughout the building
The frequency of our cleaning throughout the building has been increased, including toilets and other facilities.
In line with current government guidance, and to protect others, face coverings must be worn when visiting the main public spaces such as the Main Gallery and Reception area – Face coverings are not necessary when taking part in activities.
Track and Trace:
Visitors will be asked to provide their name and contact number on entering the building to support Test and Trace as part of the government’s ongoing Covid-19 response.
All areas of the arts centre are accessible apart from;
The Granary which can only be accessed via stairs.
Studio 1 – has one step up into the space
Art Workshop is accessed via a ramp but there is a lip on the main door which can be difficult for some types of electric wheelchair.
If you’re feeling unwell:
If you or anyone you live with display symptoms associated with COVID-19, please delay your visit until it is safe to do so. If you think you have symptoms visit: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/symptoms/
Our Front of House team will be on hand to help with any questions
Should you require any additional information, please contact us at [email protected]