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:

We are delighted to announce another double film bill in Arnside Educational Institute, Church Hill so soon after general release! On  Saturday, 1st December we will show "The Nutcracker and the Four Realms" at 4pm (certificate PG starring Keira Knightley, Mackenzie Foy, Morgan Freeman.   A young girl is transported into a magical world of gingerbread soldiers and an army of mice ) and "Bohemian Rhapsody" (certificate PG-13 starring Rami Malek, Joseph Mazzello, Mike Myers. A chronicle of the years leading up to Queen's legendary appearance at the Live Aid concert) at 7.30pm.  

Tickets are £7 (adult)/ £5 (under 18s)  for each film and are on sale through Sue Hayward 01524 762254 or at The Little Shop, Arnside Promenade.


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.