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Warwick Arts Centre (WAC) is a multi-venue arts complex at the University of Warwick in Coventry, England. It attracts around 300,000 visitors a year to over 3,000 individual events embracing all types of theatre and performance, contemporary and classical music, dance, comedy, visual art, films, talks and family events. Warwick Arts Centre is the largest arts centre in the Midlands, and the largest venue of its kind in the UK outside the Barbican Centre in London.

Warwick Arts Centre comprises six spaces on the same site, including a concert hall, two theatres, a cinema, art gallery (Mead Gallery), Helen Martin Studio and conference room as well as hospitality suites, a café and bars.

The centre houses the University of Warwick Music Centre with practice rooms, and an ensemble rehearsal room where music societies and groups rehearse.

Capacities 1,340 (Butterworth Hall), 550 (Theatre), 150 (Studio)

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