The splendid new performing arts centre built for Eastbourne College is not only a great facility for the College but a magnificent addition to the arts scene in Eastbourne, positioned as it is next to the Towner Art Gallery and near the Congress Theatre and Winter Gardens.
The attractive building in a style reminiscent of Post-Modernists, is a real Tardis with an incredible amount of space fitted into its footprint. The foyer is welcoming with bar (usual services and kitchen attached) and exhibition area that can double as a small conference location with projector.
The lift accesses the lower floor which houses individual music practice rooms, instrument store, a composition room fully equipped with computers & keyboards as well as a state-of-the-art recording studio. This latter will be available for public hire and can also be used for rehearsals – big enough for a choir or orchestra or small recitals/poetry readings.
Read more in the November-December 2011 issue of Words and Music Magazine!