The 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 one of the longest running summer shows in Britain.
In it's 130th anniversary year of entertaining Eastbourne exciting things are happening at the theatre. RHT Management are now licensed to run the venue, for more information click here.
The Hippodrome has:
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, or at the website Royal Hippodrome.
The Hippodrome has a seating capacity of 643, a fully licensed bar upstairs plus coffee bar on the ground floor.
108-112 Seaside Road