Join us for ARCH DAY 2023 on  Saturday, 8 July!

Join us for ARCH DAY 2023 on Saturday, 8 July, as we celebrate small and independent businesses based in railway arches across England and Wales. ARCH DAY is all about encouraging people to visit their local arches and discover businesses in their local communities. 

Make the most of ARCH DAY 2023 by visiting your local arches and discovering the products, services, and experiences they offer. 

This year’s flagship ARCH DAY event is in Newcastle’s Westgate Road arches, NE1 1SA, on Saturday, 8 July from 1pm – 5pm.  

Bring your family for a fun-filled day packed with mini-golf, a treasure hunt, canvas painting, and the opportunity to win amazing prizes from local arch businesses.  

As well as a fun range of activities, our arches will be open, so if you’re a local business interested in letting one of our unique spaces, please come along. Our friendly team will be on hand to show you our available spaces and answer any questions you have – join us for ARCH DAY 2023! 

ARCH DAY is all about encouraging people to visit their local arches and discover businesses in their local communities – see if there’s an ARCH DAY event in your local area: 




  • Join Moor Beer Co for live, natural, vegan-friendly beer tastings, workshops, live music performances and educational talks, in collaboration with Morley College. Learn about the brewing process and tuck into delicious food by Secret Goldmine, all while supporting Moor Beer Co’s venue improvements and future events.📍 SE16 3RA


  • Join Ebony Horse Club for the grand opening of their new arch space, where they will showcase their renovated arch and host open access youth club sessions. This youth centre promotes personal growth and wellbeing through horse riding, and the event will feature activities including games, face painting, and an opportunity to meet the horses and the dedicated team. Celebrate this special milestone with Ebony Horse Club and their youth council, volunteers, and wider community!📍 SW9 7JD
  • Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of The Bureau of Silly Ideas (BOSI) at ‘Club Silly: Out of the Arches’. This community event will showcase brilliantly silly works by BOSI and local artists, featuring interactive activities, workshops to create marble runs, immersive audio experiences, vintage yard sales, and delicious food from local vendors. Join in the playful celebrations and be inspired by the creative work happening in the Brixton railway arches.📍 SW9 8JH
  • Craft Metropolis presents “The Return of P-Arched”! Get ready for the revival of this exceptional craft beer that left beer enthusiasts longing for more. After last year’s overwhelming demand, Craft Metropolis is brewing up a fresh batch of P-Arched. Join the celebration, have a great beer, and immerse yourself in the taste of P-Arch Day!📍 SW9 8RR 


  • Head to The Loft Pilates Studio for £10 Pilates Classes! Bring a friend or someone new and experience the transformative power of Pilates in their boutique studio. Don’t miss out on exclusive collaborations, pop-up shop, and special offers!📍 SW12 8SG 



  • Experience the thrill of bouldering at BethWall Green Climbing Centre! Join their free group induction sessions led by expert instructors, where you’ll learn essential climbing techniques, safety protocols, and equipment usage. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced climber, this inclusive and supportive event is your chance to reach new heights and discover the excitement of indoor climbing in a safe and educational environment.📍 E2 9QX 


  • Join Eastside Centre for a celebration of this diverse community. Children can express themselves through arts workshops while adults and older people can immerse themselves in multicultural music sessions that foster togetherness.📍 E1 0HR 


  • Join ECKOS as they host an engaging event in the local community to showcase their wide range of wholesale food and spices and connect with potential customers. From networking sessions to a keynote speech and a delicious open buffet, this event promises to be a feast for the senses! 📍 E1 2PG  




  • Experience NOISE & FLOWERS, the sustainable fashion and lifestyle showcase organised by Bryter Digital. There’ll be natural dye workshops, a catwalk show featuring designer Eirinn Hayhow’s latest collections, and immersive art installations centred around sustainability, and a site-specific art project by Dream Safari utilising recycled materials. This collaborative event aims to promote sustainable fashion, support local creative businesses, and provide an opportunity to invest in ethically made goods from the mindful marketplace. 📍 CT2 8BT 


  • Join The Turning Tides Project CIC at the Crediton Station Tearooms for free cream teas, hands-on gardening where you’ll decorate and replant their outdoor planters and take home your own plants and seeds to nurture – all while supporting equal access to music, arts, and life for individuals with learning disabilities or autism. 📍 EX17 3BY 



  • Join FutureShock Wrestling for an electrifying introduction to pro wrestling! Experience a free taster session for new trainees or enjoy a guest seminar for existing trainees. Come and try wrestling for the first time – or take your wrestling skills to the next level! 📍 M1 2ND 


  • This year’s flagship ARCH DAY event and open day is in Newcastle’s Westgate Road arches from 1pm – 5pm. Bring your family for a fun-filled day packed with free activities including mini-golf, a treasure hunt, canvas painting, and the opportunity to win amazing prizes from local arch businesses. 📍 NE1 1SA 
  • Join Centred Chiropractic as their experienced team opens their doors to the community. Learn more about chiropractic care and receive a free personalised spinal check-up! 📍 NE1 1SA 

Meet the makers, brewers, restaurateurs, fitness instructors, mechanics and other entrepreneurs who’ve built their business in your local arches. Spend quality time with your family, support local businesses, and be part of ARCH DAY 2023! 


We’ve supported the ARCH DAY events of the businesses, charities and CICs above with match-funding grants from £100 to £1,500, or up to £7,500 for groups of businesses working together. Funding was allocated based on the activity and its positive impact, and anyone who runs a business or charity from within one of our properties was eligible to apply. Our grants matched what our customers raised and were administered in partnership with the community action charity Groundwork London. 

We’re always here to celebrate local arches. For more information ARCH DAY 2023, please email us at 

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