Chequer Mead Community Arts Centre

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Chequer Mead was opened to the public in 1996. The site was originally a Victorian primary school that opened in 1865. The site comprises the original school as meeting rooms, a studio and gallery - a 320 seat purpose built theatre was added to to site during redevelopment. The theatre is a very popular space with both professionals and semi-pros and the theatre currently hosts 200 shows a year. Another popular facility is the Greenstede Gallery which welcomes a wide range of artists, showcasing work in a wide range of mediums.

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Opening hours

Mon - Sat, 9.00 - 18.00.
Open later on show nights - check with Box office for times

Closed: Sundays

Admission charges

Greenstede Gallery - free

Chequer Mead Community Arts Centre
De la Warr Road
East Grinstead
West Sussex
RH19 3BS




01342 325577


01342 301416

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