Plan Your Visit

Opening Times

Box Office Opening Times

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
Sunday Closed

* We are implementing a phased reopening of the arts centre from 1st September- please note that on evenings when we have no programme on we will close


Exhibitions are also open  during these times, for Granary exhibitions please call ahead on 0191 561 3455 to ensure the space is open for viewing

The Courtyard Cafe/ Bar is open outside of these times
Mon – Thurs 11am – 11pm
Fri + Sat 11am – 12 Midnight
Sun 11am – 11pm.
The Courtyard is also open on all Bank Holidays


Arts Centre Washington
Biddick Lane, Fatfield
Tyne & Wear
NE38 8AB

Get Directions


By car
Jct 64 on A1 northbound
Jct 64 on A1 southbound
Follow signs for Fatfield and then Arts Centre on A195

Take the exit for A1231 on A19 northbound
Take the exit for A1231 on A19 southbound
Then follow signs for Fatfield and then Arts Centre on A195

Arts Centre Washington is on the corner of Biddick Lane and Fallowfield Way

By bus
Bus No 2A, 4, 8, all drop you either outside or next to the Arts Centre.  Get directions from Nexus here

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The centre has free parking facilities including blue badge bays.

Booking Information

Box Office Opening Times:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 1 – 4pm
Wednesday – Friday: 9 .30am – 4pm
Saturday: Closed

Telephone Bookings:
0191 561 3455

Postal/In Person Bookings:
Arts Centre Washington, Biddick Lane, Fatfield, Washington NE38 8AB.

Refunds – Tickets are non refundable except when an event is cancelled.

Changes to Programme – Arts Centre Washington reserves the right to change the advertised programme.  Whenever it is reasonably possible advance notice of any changes will be given.

Concessions are students, under 16’s those on disability and unemployment benefit, over 65’s and retired

Carers – One complimentary ticket is available to essential personal assistants (proof required)*

Babes in Arms – Babies (under 18 months) who don’t require a seat can come for free*

*May not be available for all events

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Courtyard Studios & Bar


Arts Centre Washington is home to a number of creative industries as well as an award winning café bar.

Join us in The Courtyard Bar for a home cooked meal, buskers night, quiz night or one of a selection of fantastic real ales.

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Or pop into one of our Courtyard Studios including Uke School, The Voice Studio, TnT Dance Academy, The Crafty Cow, Big Daisy Kiss, Fabulously Fascinating Hats and Fascinators, KW Photography, Vince and Hazel Barren-Cooper – Artists…
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Access Facilities

All public areas in Arts Centre Washington have disabled and wheelchair access with adapted toilets.  Guide dogs and hearing dogs are always welcome and induction loop facilities are available in most areas for people with impaired hearing.

The centre has a free car park and three designated blue badge bays and an electric car charging point.