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St John’s ARC Call us on 01279 442447 Community Arts and Recreation Centre in Old Harlow Home St John’s Walk, Market Street, Old Harlow, Essex CM17 0AJ

Main Hall

Capacity: 200

Seated: 130

The Hall is an imposing space measuring 60ft x 30ft. The high vaulted ceiling and stained glass lend light and character to this unique venue. There is a fully fitted kitchen and serving area that can support most functions.


The ARC is a fabulous multi-purpose venue with a fully fitted kitchen, perfect for large and small events, parties, weddings, meetings & conferences and activity classes. Individual rooms or the whole building can be hired, from an hour to the whole day, at very competitive prices.   

The Vestry Room

Seated Capacity: 35

The Vestry measures 30ft x 15ft, and is suitable for meetings, community groups, workshops and well-being classes such as Yoga and Pilates.

Hall Hire

The Refectory

Capacity: 70

Seated Capacity: 40

The Refectory area can also be hired, either separately or in combination with another room hire, although its use may have to be shared with other users of the ARC if your booking is during our regular opening hours.

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