Congress Theatre (Eastbourne)

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Congress Theatre
Congress Theatre - Eastbourne.jpg
Address Carlisle Road
England, United Kingdom
Coordinates 50°45′46″N 0°17′00″E / 50.7628°N 0.2834°E / 50.7628; 0.2834
Owner Eastbourne Borough Council
Designation Grade II* Listed Building
Type Provincial
Capacity 1689
Opened 1963

The Congress Theatre is a Grade II* listed, purpose built, modern theatre and conference venue with a seating capacity of 1,689, located in the town of Eastbourne, in the coastal region of East Sussex. Designed by Bryan and Norman Westwood Architects, the theatre was built in 1963 and houses touring West End theatre, ballet, opera, comedy and live music.


The theatre has a licensed bar, cloakroom facilities, disabled facilities (including an infra red system for the hard of hearing) and public phones (available in the foyer)

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