The Stevenage Arts Society whose membership is made up of both artists and potters is based at Springfield House Community Centre, Old Town, Stevenage. The society has been based at Springfield House since 1972 and runs a number of events there. Some members have privately rented studios in the building. There are exhibitions of members work held during the year. There are weekly sessions for painting and drawing plus ceramics workshops. Members are able to fire their ceramics using the society's kiln.