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Theatres in Eastbourne

Welcome to the Eastbourne theatre guide, book theatre tickets, find out what's on and all theatre information for Royal Hippodrome Theatre, Devonshire Park Theatre, Devonshire Park Theatre, Congress Theatre, The Winter Garden.

Theatres

Royal Hippodrome Theatre - Eastbourne

The Royal Hippodrome in Eastbourne opened in 1883 as the New Theatre Royal and Opera House. It changed its name to the Royal Hippodrome in 1904 following refurbishment. The Royal Hippodrome was the home of Music Hall in Eastbourne for many years and had the longest running summer show in Britain. The venue now hosts a wide variety of shown for all ages.

Congress Theatre - Eastbourne

The Congress Theatre is a Grade II* listed, purpose built, Theatre and conference venue built in 1963. It is the largest Theatre on the South Coast and plays host to touring West End musicals and plays, ballet, opera, comedy and live music. The venue has a seating capacity of 1,680. Eastbourne Theatres run 3 venues in Eastbourne, namely are the Congress Theatre, Devonshire Park Theatre and Winter Garden. Each venue has its own unique character and programme of events running throughout the year including touring shows, music, comedy and much more.

The Winter Garden - Eastbourne

The Winter Garden is a Grade II listed building built by the seventh Duke of Devonshire in 1875. This historic building consists of two main parts - the Floral Hall and the Gold Room. The Floral Hall has a seating capacity of 1,000 and the Gold Room a capacity of 400 and both host shows, music and comedy performances, cabaret style events, dinner dances and conferences The Congress Suite links the Floral Hall to the Congress Theatre. Eastbourne Theatres run 3 venues in Eastbourne, namely are the Congress Theatre, Devonshire Park Theatre and Winter Garden.