About

We're part of - and proud to be part of - the Little Chelsea community.

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The Under Ground Theatre is the warm and intimate performance space situated beneath the Central Library, Grove Road, Eastbourne.

The theatre comfortably seats 150+ people and is the home to the Eastbourne Arts Centre.

The theatre is run entirely by enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers. At the Under Ground theatre you will find an extensive programme for Drama, Comedy, Jazz, Comedy, Open Stage Nights, Art Exhibitions and so much more.

The Under Ground Theatre is available to hire and is often used by many of the various art groups in Eastbourne.

We provide the following:
A 145-seater venue with
- stage lighting and sound system
- a digital projector, DVD player and screen
- 2 dressing rooms with toilets
Small-scale professional productions of Drama, Dance and Music which we book in
An affordable venue for amateur groups and local societies to hire
A programme of events that has something to appeal to all ages and interests
An opportunity for local people to join in and express their own talents and abilities
A 45-seater meeting room with 9 tables for hire
A meeting place for local people and visitors with a common interest in the Performing and Visual ArtsĀ 

Where are we? The Under Ground Theatre is the warm and intimate performance space situated beneath the Central Library, Grove Road, Eastbourne. (Parking nearby at the Enterprise Centre is available after 6pm for 50p all evening.)