The Courthouse, Rural Arts

The Courthouse, Rural Arts

The Courthouse in Thirsk is the home of Rural Arts, and is a friendly, vibrant venue with an award-winning café, gallery, shop and event space.

Rural Arts offers a programme of workshops, performances, events and exhibitions for all ages and abilities, which take place regularly and are all based here, at The Courthouse.

Built in 1885, Thirsk’s former Courthouse and Magistrate’s House was renovated in 2000, creating a cultural hub for Thirsk. As well as the activties hosted at The Courthouse, it is also used as a base for a range of workshops and events taken out into the community across North Yorkshire, including Rural Arts touring scheme ON Tour.

Contact Details

Telephone: 01845 526536
Our Address is 4 Westgate, Thirsk, YO7 1QS
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Booking Details

For booking infomation contact Angela Holt
Contact the booking clerk by email
Telephone 01845 526536

Events and information

Events and Information:

If you are thinking of popping into Rural Arts, which is only a short walk away from Thirsk martkeplace, here are some of the things you should know! It has:

• local parking

• disabled parking, access and toilet

• free WiFi

• games, books and activities for children

• children’s menu

• high chair & baby changing facilities

• space for meetings, events and conferences

Facilities

Activity Pane

Activity Contact Time Room
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Activity Contact Time Room
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Children's Art Club 4:00 - 5:15 Art Studio
Activity Contact Time Room
Activity Contact Time Room
Children's Art Club (5-11) 10:00 - 11:15 Art Studio
Children's Art Club (11-18) 11:30 - 12:45 Art Studio
Activity Contact Time Room

Location

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Available Rooms

The Courtroom

Seating Capacity: 70

Standing capacity: 100


Meeting Room 1

Seating Capacity: 40

Standing capacity: 60


Meeting Room 2

Seating Capacity: 6

Standing capacity: 10


Extended Cafe Area

Seating Capacity: 4

Standing capacity: 4