The ArtBar is a place where RCA students can come together and express their creativity in a vibrant, safe, social environment.

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2nd floor, Frayling Building, Kensington Campus

Opening Hours



Monday | 5pm-10pm

Tuesday-Wednesday | 4:30pm-10pm

Thursday-Friday | 4pm-10pm

The ArtBar is a hub of activity, hosting a wide range of events throughout the year. From live music performances and art exhibitions to club nights and cultural events, there is always something happening at the bar. Any profits generated by the ArtBar go back into the Students' Union, funding exciting events and activities for our talented students. 


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Organise you event at the ArtBar

Looking to celebrate the end of assessments or projects? Hire ArtBar's versatile spaces! Perfect for students and tutors to toast their achievements, enjoy a vibrant atmosphere, and create lasting memories.
And if you are a DJ, we have all the equipment you need for your party.
Book now!

Hire our spaces


We hire from the student body

Artbar hires part-time bartenders from within the student body, offering opportunities to support your journey. Join our team today, check if we have any part time vacancies.

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