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Art class space for life drawing, pottery lessons, oil painting and more

Assembly Arts provides access to a range of facilities including:

Art Room

With space available for up to twenty participants, the Art Room is available for hire for classes, workshops, talks and events.  The light and airy room is approximately 40m2 and is equipped with a range of easels, tables and chairs and it's own sink unit.

Main Studio

Occupying the light and spacious historic dance hall at the centre of the Assembly Rooms building, studio tenants have 24 hour access, 365 days of the year. Assembly Arts are pleased to be able to offer unique and exciting opportunities for creatives to establish and grow their practice in the centre of Lancaster.

Office Space/Writer's retreat

We have a delightful self contained and light 5m2 space that is perfect for writers, digital illustrators or similar, to start or complete a project.



Pottery wheel and ceramic kiln (firing up to 1300c). Housed in their own room, pottery facilities available on site.  

Screen printing

Screen printing facilities including an exposure unit, print bed, washout and screens.

Black and white Darkroom

A range of bookable black and white photographic processing and printing resources including enlargers, trays and tanks.


Used to showcase a range of work our gallery space is situated at the main entrance to Assembly Arts.

Art supplies store

An up and coming project, we plan to l supply a range of basic artist materials for sale to Assembly Arts users.

Storage space

We provide a range of lockers and storage cupboards for hire by users.

Art is a process. Its expressing yourself and doing something, and throwing yourself into it and getting better at it and trying again. Thats what its about.

- Grayson Perry

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