The Under Ground Theatre Eastbourne

The Under Ground Theatre Eastbourne
1 Grove Road
Eastbourne
East Sussex
BN21 4TL
England

Website

www.undergroundtheatre.co.uk

E-mail

pr@undergroundtheatre.co.uk

Telephone

01323 411906

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The Under Ground Theatre in Eastbourne will be commemorating the anniversary of the First World War with Films, Plays, Art, Music, Lectures.
Between Friday 4th July & Sunday 27th July

Venue Type:

Gallery, Artist studio or collective, Library

Opening hours

As per programme listed on website - www.undergroundtheatre.co.uk

Admission charges

As per programme listed on website - www.undergroundtheatre.co.uk

Getting there

You can find us opposite Eastbourne Rail Stn - Make for the Library on the corner of Grove Road.

Additional info

Licensed Bar.
Coffee Bar.
With regret the venue has no wheelchair access.

Collection details

Fine Art, Film and Media, Music, Performing Arts

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
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Oh, Lovely, What a War

  • 26 July 2014 7:30-9:30pm *on now

The production has been specially commissioned by the Under Ground Theatre as part of the ‘Lest We Forget’ events organised to mark the centenary of the Great War and will be shown on Saturday 19th July at 7pm, and a week later on Saturday 26th (see the first show, please recommend to your friends)

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly

Admission

Tickets: £10 (UGT members £8 / students £8)

Website

http://undergroundtheatre.co.uk/events/meet-tommy-atkins/

photograph of war memorial with wooden crosses and poppies

The Day that Sussex Died

  • 26 July 2014 1:30-3pm *on now

A grim tale of young men from Sussex dying on the battlefields of World War One can be heard at the Eastbourne Under Ground Theatre, on the final weekend of a series of events marking the centenary of the Great War. The story will be told at 1.30pm on Saturday, 26th July, by Brighton-based author Ray Kemp.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly

Admission

Free Entry

Website

http://undergroundtheatre.co.uk/events/day-sussex-died-free-illustrated-talk/

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When Will They Ever Learn?

  • 26 July 2014 10am-12pm *on now

The Under Ground Theatre Eastbourne are commemorating WW1 between 4th July & 27th July.

Come and watch musical performance "When Will They Ever Learn?". The performance will be followed by a question and answer session which will allow the audience to discuss the conflict.

Suitable for

  • Any age
French and British troops detonating Mills hand grenades on the Balkan Front.

The Soldier's Life

  • 26 July 2014 4-5:30pm *on now

A fascinating new perspective on World War One is to be offered at the Eastbourne Under Ground Theatre – by an amateur historian who has been studying the Great War for a remarkable sixty years. Bob Payne, a retired consultant engineer, will be addressing the realities of “The Soldier’s Life”

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly

Admission

Free illustrated Talk

Website

http://undergroundtheatre.co.uk/events/wwi-soldiers-life-free-illustrated-talk/

Black and white photograph of men in trenches

The Killing Fields

  • 26 July 2014 2:45-4:30pm *on now

The Under Ground Theatre Eastbourne are commemorating WW1 between 4th July & 27th July.

Watch a screening of the film "The Killing Fields". The film will be followed by a question and answer session which will allow the audience to discuss the conflict.

Suitable for

  • Any age
New Zealand machine gunners fitting machine gun belts with cartridges

All Quiet on the Western Front

  • 27 July 2014 2:30-4:30pm

Watch a screening of the film "All Quiet on the Western Front", with tea and cakes.
The film will be introduced with a short illustrated presentation on the importance of the movie by Dr Niall Richardson, lecturer at the School of Media, Film and Music at Sussex University.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly

Admission

Tickets: £6.50 (this includes tea/coffee and cake after the film)
Doors open at 2.10pm
Buy at the UGT on Fridays and Saturdays 10am – 4pm, or whenever the theatre is open or, if still available, on the door.

Otherwise you can buy:
either from Eastbourne Tourist Information or
(plus a ticket agency fee of 75p per ticket) from Oxboffice : either by telephone (0845 6801 926)

Website

http://undergroundtheatre.co.uk/events/quiet-western-front-movie/

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Conflict and Creation...

  • 27 July 2014 11:30am-12:30pm

As part of the World War 1 weekend at the Under Ground Theatre, Eastbourne, artist Andrew G. Forrest will give a free talk on ‘Conflict and Creation: Artists and the First World War’, on Sunday 27th July at 11.30am.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly

Admission

Free Entry

photograph of gramophone

Mainly Music Hall

  • 27 July 2014 10am-12pm

The Under Ground Theatre Eastbourne are commemorating WW1 between 4th July & 27th July.

Join Mike Ainscough for musical performance "Mainly Music Hall". The performance will be followed by a question and answer session which will allow the audience to discuss the conflict.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Getting there

You can find us opposite Eastbourne Rail Stn - Make for the Library on the corner of Grove Road.

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