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St John’s ARC Call us on 01279 442447 Email: info@stjohnsarc.org.uk Community Arts and Recreation Centre in Old Harlow Home Page St John’s Walk, Market Street, Old Harlow, Essex CM17 0AJ

Main Hall

Capacity: 180

Seated Capacity: 130, depending upon layout

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

Capacity: 30

Seated Capacity: 25, depending upon layout

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: 40

Seated Capacity: 30, assuming the whole Refectory is available

The end of the Refectory area can also be hired, either separately or in combination with another room hire, and there is a dividing screen to make your party private.

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