The Royal Hippodrome Theatre

The Royal Hippodrome AuditoriumThe Royal Hippodrome opened in 1883 as the New Theatre Royal and Opera House. It changed to the Royal Hippodrome in 1904 following refurbishment.

The Royal Hippodrome was the home of Music Hall in Eastbourne for many years and has the longest running summer show in Britain.

What's On

Find out what's on at the Royal Hippodrome this season from the At A Glance guide.

Capacity and Facilities

The Hippodrome has:

  • a seating capacity of 643
  • a fully licensed bar upstairs
  • coffee bar on the ground floor

The Royal Hippodrome is owned by Eastbourne Borough Council but unlike the other theatres is run by a separate production company - Matthews Productions (www.babbacombe-theatre.com).

Friends of the Royal Hippodrome Theatre

You can also join the Friends of the Royal Hippodrome Theatre - membership forms can be found in the Theatre or by application to our Treasurer Mrs Joy Lambert, 9 Sussex House, Hartington Place, Eastbourne BN21 3BH.

The Hippodrome has a seating capacity of 643, a fully licensed bar upstairs plus coffee bar on the ground floor.

Theatre Contact Address

Royal Hippodrome
108-112 Seaside Road
Eastbourne
BN21 3PF

 

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