The Autumn Term begins on Monday 25th September 2023 - The Schedule is available on this item on our News Page It should be noted that The Bridge will close permanently on 31st March 2024. See our News page for more information.


Frequently Asked Questions about The Bridge

Information for Students

What kind of courses do you offer?

At The Bridge, we provide a wide range of visual arts based courses to people in and around Darlington. If you'd like to take a look at our current course offering, please visit the Courses section on this site.

How do I join a course?

You can join a course by completing an online course registration form, or arriving for the first session of a term. Please note that arriving on the day does not guarantee a place, and we'd suggest you contact the tutor prior to attending via the website to be sure.

Can I join a course mid-term?

All of our courses run for 10 week terms which generally coincide with school terms. If you'd like to join a course that's already started, we suggest you make an enquiry via the course page and speak to the tutor directly.

Information for Tutors

How can I run a course at The Bridge?

You can learn more about starting a course by visiting our Tutors page, as well as completing our Booking Form.

Please note that for each booking, in addition to completion of our booking form, a Room Hire Agreement must be completed prior to commencement of the hire period.

What does it cost to run a course?

Courses can be held by tutors at a cost of £85.00 (accurate for the period of 1/4/18 to 31/3/19) for a 10 week booking.

This entitles you to one morning, afternoon or evening session per week for the duration of the 10 week term.

How can I pay for my booking?

Payment can be made with cash, cheque or card at The Bridge Centre. 

We do not currently allow online payment until we have received relevant completed documents and your booking is accepted by office management.

How will you advertise my course?

You'll receive a listing via our website, social media, print material and inclusion in our regular e-mail newsletters to promote your course.

Information for Hire Space Customers

How do I make a booking?

You can find more information about private bookings on our Private Bookings page, as well as viewing the rooms available under Hire Spaces.

Once you've selected your room, please proceed to our Booking form to check availability on your selected dates.

What does it cost to book a room?

Our room booking costs vary by room and duration of booking. Please view our Hire Space room listings for full details and prices.

Please note that use of additional facilities may be subject to additional charges which will be agreed at the time of booking.

How can I pay for my booking?

Payment can be made with cash, cheque, BACS or card at The Bridge Centre. Full details of payment will be provided upon confirmation of your booking.

Get in Touch

Phone: 01325 243864
E-mail: Contact us

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The Bridge provides a vibrant community led venue to support artists and encourage visual arts involvement for Darlington. Many artists who had a presence at the Darlington Arts Centre can now be found at The Bridge Centre. It is also the home of other arts-based organisations.

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