The Eastbourne Royal Hippodrome Trust

The Eastbourne Royal Hippodrome Trust

Charity information

The Eastbourne Royal Hippodrome Trust

Development of a multi-purpose community arts & media centre as a community hub to encourage growth, development & subsequent regeneration of the surrounding area

Founded 2010

  • Mission statement

    The Royal Project aims to renovate and remodel Eastbourne's Hippodrome theatre building around its magnificent Grade II listed auditorium, and to bring it into use as a fully-equipped community theatre, capable of housing work in a wide variety of theatrical and media forms, and operating all the year round.

    The renovated theatre will act as a focal point for creative development in media and the performing arts, with day-long programmes to attract all sections of the community

  • Aims

    The Eastbourne Royal Hippodrome Trust aims to:

    • Restore the Royal Hippodrome Theatre to become a multi-purpose arts venue. The Hippodrome Theatre, designed by C.J. Phipps, is the only one of the 70 Phipps’ Theatres in the UK not yet to be restored
    • Encouraging local people to produce a wide range of activities and also attend these activities
    • Situated in the Devonshire Ward, one of the most deprived wards in England, the precincts will encompass studios, exhibition areas, bars and cafes to become a focal point of regeneration in the area
  • Overview

    Established: April 2010

    Registered Charity Number: 1136962

    Board members: 5

    Volunteers: 12

    Phone number: 07957 604386

    Address: Leaf Hall Community Arts Centre 51 Seaside Eastbourne East Sussex BN22 7NB

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