The Courtyard Centre for the Arts

The Courtyard Centre for the Arts

Charity information

The Courtyard Centre for the Arts

The Courtyard is Herefordshire’s Centre for the Arts; a thriving cultural hub with a footfall of over 300,000 annually. We have two performance spaces, a visual arts gallery, an award-winning Cafe Bar, rehearsal rooms and conference spaces. Our mission is to provide a broad range of high quality community arts programmes across all ages, including young and older people. We are artistically ambitious, with a mix of challenging and accessible work, appealing to a wide range of audiences.

Founded 1998

  • Mission statement

    The Courtyard is Herefordshire’s Centre for the Arts, serving the whole community - of all ages and backgrounds.

    We believe in promoting creativity as an important part of the lives of the whole community. The Courtyard’s key objectives are to:

    - Provide a wide variety of artistic and cultural experiences both participatory and non participatory

    - Encourage residents (and visitors) to take part in, engage with, challenge and expand on the breadth of opportunities available across the artistic spectrum.

  • Aims

    The Courtyard Centre for the Arts aims to:

    • To promote creativity in the lives of the whole community in Herefordshire, through a commitment to diversity, quality and excellence of arts programmes and experiences.
    • To provide high quality arts delivery for Herefordshire residents, particularly the young via education work & our Youth Theatre and for older people via our extensive Creative Ageing programme.
    • To play an active role in the cultural life of the region through collaborations with artists, practitioners & audiences, seeking new partners with whom we can achieve our goals and developing talent.
  • Overview

    Established: September 1998

    Registered Charity Number: 1067869

    Board members: 10

    Full time staff: 35

    Part time staff: 40

    Volunteers: 150

    Phone number: 01432 346503

    Address: The Courtyard, Edgar StHereford HR4 9JR

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  • Giving Something Back

    As Herefordshire's Centre for the Arts we wish to develop our community arts work in rural... More