Theatre, Cinemas and Art Gallery

Box Office for Eastbourne theatres Tel: 01323 412000.

Eastbourne Theatres operate a free scheme for those who need a carer to be with them at a show in order to assist them. Apply for ‘Essential Companion Scheme’ form at the box office.

Congress Theatre BN21 4JR. 15 Wheelchair spaces with seat for Essential Companion. Lifts to all floors. Accessible Toilets. Changing Places toilet opening this year. Blue Badge parking on road and adjacent car parks and Blue Badge Drop Off point. Loop System in all areas of auditorium, Infrared System with headphones and neck loops available from Duty Manager.

Devonshire Park Theatre BN21 4BW. 4 wheelchair spaces with seat for Essential Companion. Access from service road beside theatre. 6 Blue Badge spaces in front of theatre or street parking. Loop System and Infrared System as above. Audio-description is available Friday evenings and Saturday Matinees. Accessible toilet.

Winter Garden – Floral Hall. Closed for refurbishment until 2020.

Royal Hippodrome Theatre. 2 wheelchair spaces. Accessible toilet. Loop audio system. Box Office Tel: 01323 802020. Carers discount for members of Care for the Carers card scheme.

The Bandstand. Concerts for all ages, accessible, toilets. Free carers ticket. Tickets from Seafront Office Tel: 01323 410611 or Tourist Information Centre.

Cinemas. Cineworld, The Beacon (opens in July 2019). The Cuzon, Langney Road and Hailsham Pavilion. The Cinema Exhibitor’s Association Card allows people with disabilities to obtain a free ticket for their carer. Helpline Tel: 01244 526016.

The Birley Centre and College Theatre. Carlisle Road BN21 4JY A contemporary performing arts centre. Ramp access, lift, accessible toilet. Part of Eastbourne College. Box Office Tel: 01323 452255.

Towner Art Gallery. BN21 4JJ. Next to Congress Theatre. Fully accessible, lift, cafe, accessible toilet. The cinema has 6 wheelchair spaces on front row. Tel: 01323 434670