The arts centre houses Ashford Community Theatre, an intimate venue for live performances and independent cinema. The centre sits adjacent to Park Mall, where an eclectic group of artisans offer unique, handcrafted items alongside independent shops and larger stores
Ashford Arts Centre is a project of KATFM and makes it possible for young people with complex needs to access the following arts training and qualifications:
- Our membership plans are designed to enable people of all abilities and financial backgrounds to have access to community arts programmes, various arts-based clubs, training courses and performance opportunities.
- Termly classes are provided in the arts centre for a special-needs school catering to students with profound and severe learning difficulties and physical and sensory impairments.
- A group of de-registered young people in Home Education are working towards their GCSE exams in the Creative and Performing Arts in our centre. These young people would not otherwise have access to arts qualifications.
- Young people attending schools where GCSE arts courses are unavailable are able to study and take their exams at the arts centre.
Book An Appointment
Contact the arts centre team to book a brief tour and chat with the Director of Arts and Music. Call 01233 637 309 or stop by Monday to Friday, 8:30 to 4:00 or Saturday 10 to 1.
Ashford Arts Centre is nestled in heart of the Creative Quarter of Ashford, Kent and provides community access to training and performance opportunities in a broad range of art-forms, from dance and theatre to music and film.