The White Rock Theatre

The White Rock Theatre
White Rock, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1JX
  • Box office 01424 462288
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Receiving house with a capacity of 1066 (after the date of the famous local battle), hosting touring shows including opera, ballet, musicals and children's shows.

The former East Sussex Hospital was replaced by the theatre in 1927 and opened by Edward, Prince of Wales.

Past performers inlcude Motörhead, Russell Brand, Hot Chocolate, Eartha Kitt, Al Murray, Geri Halliwell, Jools Holland, Derren Brown, Ricky Tomlinson, Tim Vine and Greg Davies.

There is a cafe, stalls bar, circle bar and function rooms. There are a number of nearby car parks.

Events at this venue

There are 19 events at this location

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The Bowie Experience

Tribute to the late, great David Bowie. Featuring songs including 'Space Oddity', 'Starman', 'Fashion', 'Life on Mars', 'China Girl', 'Rebel Rebel', 'Golden Years' and 'Modern Love'.

Sat 15 Sep

£25.50 / 01424 462288

Dirty Dancing

  • Directed by: Sarah Tipple
  • Written by: Eleanor Bergstein

See Baby not put in the corner in the musical based on the late Patrick Swayze's popular film. Following two West End runs and two UK Tours, the classic story of Baby and Johnny is back, featuring the hit songs ‘Do You Love Me?', ‘(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life’ and more.

Mon 22 Oct

£32–£62.50 / 01424 462288

  • 19:30

Tue 23 Oct

£32–£62.50 / 01424 462288

  • 19:30

Wed 24 Oct

£32–£62.50 / 01424 462288

  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 27 Oct

Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage

The story of Baby and Johnny, featuring the hit songs 'Hungry Eyes', 'Hey! Baby' and '(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life'.

Mon 22 Oct

£33–£63.50 / 01424 462288

Tue 23 Oct

£33–£63.50 / 01424 462288

Wed 24 Oct

£33–£63.50 / 01424 462288

…and 3 more dates until 27 Oct


An affectionate celebration of the life and music of George Michael including his early days with Wham!.

Sat 30 Jun

£26.25 / 01424 462288

Flawless Presents - Chase The Dream The Reboot

Flawless presents Chase The Dream THE REBOOTFollowing their World Tour, Flawless are back in the UK performing even bigger and jaw-dropping routines than ever before!Stars of the smash-hit movies Street Dance 3D 1 2 and two-time winners of the World Dance Championships, Flawless came to the fore on TVs Britains Got Talent…

Sun 28 Oct

£27.35 / 01424 462288

I'm About to Lose Control and I Think Joe Lycett

  • 4 stars

The Birmingham-born comic tours his latest show.

Fri 30 Nov

Sold out / 01424 462288

Islands in the Stream

Musical celebrating the queen and king of country: Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers.

Thu 21 Jun

£24.20 (£21.45) / 01424 462288

The King Of Pop

Get ready to moonwalk the night away at a Michael Jackson tribute show whose star performer Navi once earned a standing ovation from the King of Pop himself.

Fri 29 Jun

£23–£23.50 (£22–£22.50) / 01424 462288

  • 19:30

Let's Hang On

A tribute to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. Tight falsetto vocals and doo-wop harmonies, featuring all those insanely catchy hits such as 'Can't Take My Eyes Off You' and 'December '63 (Oh What A Night)'.

Sun 21 Oct

£25 ( £21.50) / 01424 462288

  • 19:30

Money for Nothing

A Dire Straits tribute band.

Sat 6 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01424 462288

Paul Young

Soulful pop singer.

Sat 29 Sep

£34.50 / 01424 462288

The Proclaimers

Scotland's unforgettable musical twins return to the stage with their singalong Caledonian anthems.

Sat 1 Dec

£37.25 / 01424 462288

The Quo Experience

Tribute to rockers Status Quo.

Sat 21 Jul

£21–£23; £17.50–£19.50 friends / 01424 462288

  • 19:30

Sarah Millican: Control Enthusiast

You'll know her face from talking about cake and cats on the telly, so here's another chance to see the Millican phenomenon in full flight live on stage.

Sun 9 Sep

Sold out / 01424 462288

Soul Legends

A night of soul classics.

Fri 13 Jul

£25.30 / 01424 462288

Fri 27 Jul

£25.30 / 01424 462288

Tom Chaplin

Lead singer of Keane off out in solo guise.

Sat 14 Jul

£40.15 / 01424 462288

Totally Tina

Tribute to the American singer Tina Turner. Totally Tina recreates the spectacle of her live shows with a six-piece live band, four dancers and Justine Riddoch’s impersonation of the queen of rock and soul. Featuring hits including 'Simply The Best' and 'What’s Love Got To Do With It?'.

Thu 28 Jun

£21.50–£23 / 01424 462288

  • 19:30


Reggae journeymen still slogging round the touring circuit, but now with a reduced line-up

Tue 2 Apr 2019

£35–£37.50 / 01424 462288

  • 20:00

Whitney: Queen of the Night

A celebration of the life and music of Whitney Houston through three decades of classic hits.

Sun 30 Sep

£25.50 ( £21) / 01424 462288

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