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 excited to announce its next double film bill on Saturday, 15th September in Arnside Educational Institute, Church Hill, Arnside  when we will be showing "Incredibles 2" at 4pm  certificate PG ( Bob Parr (Mr. Incredible) is left to care for Jack-Jack while Helen (Elastigirl) is out saving the world) and "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again" at 7.30pm  certificate PG-13 (In this sequel to Mamma Mia!, Sophie learns about her mother's past while pregnant herself.). We are delighted to be able to show both films so soon after their  general release in the UK .


Tickets are on sale now at The Little Shop, Arnside Promenade or through Sue Hayward 01524 762254



Ticket prices are £7 for adults and £5 for children


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.