Creating a home for the arts in the Chew Valley

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...

Natural Born Thrillers

Don't miss this evening with award-winning BBC wildlife cameraman Doug Allen: the risks, the skills, the once-in-a-lifetime highlights. Book now


A dramatic production by the Wassail Theatre Company, inspired by the real-life experiences of residents of the Somerset Levels in 2013-14. Book now

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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.


£££ 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