The Ivy Arts Centre

Venue details

  • Programme Manager: Pippa Cleary
  • Telephone: 01483 686155
  • Website:
  • Features: Catering, Disabled Access, Parking,
  • Address: University of Surrey, Stag Hill, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH

Ivy Arts Centre

A modern and flexible performing arts facility. Created primarily for the University of Surrey’s School of Arts, including the Guildford School of Acting (GSA), the Centre hosts a wide ranging programme of music, dance, theatre and music thetare peerformances as well as new cross-disciplinary innovation.  Performances by professional artists and companies, student performances and community groups.

A 200 Seat Theatre includes: balconies, lighting gantries, scenery lifting equipment and latest lighting and sound/audio-visual technology.  The venue also accommodates the following facilities:



Dressing rooms

Large wardrobe store

Costume making room and laundry

Box office

Foyer and Bar

Separate stage door

In addition, events are held at associated venues on site including the Performing Arts Technology Studios, Lecture Theatres and other studio spaces.