Creating a home for the arts in the Chew Valley

Valley Arts Community Report - Tuesday 21st November, Chew Valley School Library, 7.30pm

Valley Arts’ vision is to create a purpose-built, versatile performing arts centre, bringing local and professional performers together with enthusiastic local audiences. The new centre will have a multi-purpose 250-seater auditorium, rehearsal rooms, dance studio, café / bar and flexible exhibition space. Currently we are in the planning and consultation phase of this exciting project and are funding this via our various fund raising activities. Read more...


Aviva Community Fund

Valley Arts is a nominee in the Aviva Community Fund.
With your support, we could win a bid of £5,000 that would really help towards making The Valley Performing Arts Centre become a reality. Everyone is able to vote, you just have to register.
It's easy to take part. Just go to the Aviva Community Fund page
1. Log in, or register on the Aviva website
2. Search for Valley Arts, and cast your vote!
In fact each voter has 10 votes - and you can vote for the same project 10 times, if you choose.
Feel free to share with friends and family. Via email, Facebook, pigeon post, we really don't mind. But PLEASE do ask others to vote for us. That's it! You have until 21 November to register your votes. But it is popular, so if the page is busy, please keep trying.


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Building for the future

A theatre space for everyone, plus rehearsal rooms, an exhibition wall... a cafe? Give us your feedback on our first-stage concept plans. More details

BT MyDonate

Fundraising via BT MyDonate

ValleyArts are fundraising via BT MyDonate. You can either make a donation, sponsor a fundraiser, or start a fundraising project.

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£££ from shops

Retail therapy becomes performing arts support when you do your online shopping via EasyFundraising and register us as your charity of choice. You pay the same, they give us money. Easyfundraising


••I'm delighted to support Chew Valley's arts centre project. Rural areas deserve to share the energy and creativity generated by the performing arts.•• Michael Eavis, Patron, Chew Valley Performing Arts Centre
••The Valley Arts centre will be a magnet for creativity in the community.•• The Theatre Orchard
••Think how great it would be to have this space right in the heart of the Chew Valley.••Katharine and Mark Finn, supporters