Arnside Educational Institute

Arnside Educational Institute, which was established in 1873, is a popular, dynamic meeting place for the local and surrounding community.  

There are many rooms of different shapes and sizes suitable for lots of different activities and get togethers. Recently the rooms have been used for meetings, family parties, christening, wedding, anniversary celebrations.

The E. I. has WiFi available in the whole of the building.

A number of clubs and societies meet at Arnside Educational Institute on a regular basis. Slots are available for new Interest Groups.  

 Arnside Library Link is now housed at the EI and is open 9.00-19.00 6 days a week.




Arnside Educational Institute
Church Hill

Tel: 01524 762828

Office Hours
Tuesday & Thursday
10.00 - 12.00

Founded 1873 Registered Charity No. 526894


To submit a Booking Enquiry please email:

Arnside Highlights is pleased to welcome Ragged Edge Productions to Arnside Educational Institute, Church Hill, Arnside with “The Chef Show” on Sunday, 9th June at 7.30pm.  Backstage tales of what it’s like to work on a busy Saturday night in the local curry house. Two actors play a cast of thousands in heroic and comic tales inspired by interviews with real people in the trade. They are also joined by a chef from your very own local restaurant – who will be offering a spicy cookery demonstration. All followed by a chance to taste the food and share conversation with your local chef and the cast.

A deliciously entertaining night out for all the family!

Please note - due to licensing regulations we are unable to run a licensed bar, but you are welcome to bring your own drinks!

Tickets are £8 (adults) £4 (under 18s) from Sue Hayward 01524 762254 or online (a booking fee applies to online bookings). 








In addition to the current University Grant the EI are pleased to announce the launch of the Dr Margaret Jackson Grants which are available to qualifying school children in Arnside.

Please contact the office to find out more details/eligibility.