The White Rock Theatre

The White Rock Theatre
White Rock, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1JX
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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 23 events at this location

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Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the information displayed here is accurate, always check with the venue before attending (especially during the Covid-19 pandemic).

Al Murray: Landlord of Hope and Glory

A brand new show from everyone's favourite bigoted landlord, Al Murray, star of Happy Hour. Please only cheer at the irony and stay in your house if you actually hate the French.

Sat 5 Nov

£32.30 / 01424 462288

Burn The Floor: Kevin Clifton

Kevin Clifton stars in this high-energy ballroom dancing show.

Thu 3 Feb

£39–£46 / 01424 462288

Circus of Horrors

Circus show featuring rock music, comedy and more.

Mon 31 Jan

£23.50 / 01424 462288

CODA: A Tribute to Led Zeppelin

The UK's newest tribute to the mighty Zep play classics such as 'Stairway to Heaven', 'Whole Lotta Love' and 'Rock and Roll'.

Sat 29 Jan

£22.50 / 01424 462288

Dirty DC: AC/DC Tribute

Tribute band who have been playing throughout the UK and Europe since 1998.

Fri 19 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 01424 462288

Ed Byrne: If I'm Honest

Join Ed as he takes a long hard look at himself and tries to decide if he has any traits that are worth passing on to his children. Ed Byrne presents his brand-new masterclass in observational comedy hot on the heels of his 17/18 Touring hit, Spoiler Alert! A TV household name, in the past year Ed has appeared on Live At…

Wed 18 May

£26.50 / 01424 462288

From the Jam

The Jam exploded onto the punk scene in 1977 and became the sound of the British youth and one of the greatest and biggest selling bands in British history. From The Jam have gained a reputation for the kind of incendiary live performances that sealed the reputation of The Jam all those years ago. Expect to hear classic…

Thu 21 Apr

£31.75–£34.50 / 01424 462288

Gary Delaney: Gary In Punderland

Get ready to dive into a rabbit hole of the best jokes in the world - star of Live at the Apollo and sell-out sensation Gary Delaney is back! One of the most sought after joke writers in the country and longstanding Mock the Week special guest, Gary has been through the laughing glass and he's ready to bring you a brand…

Fri 29 Jul

£23.50 / 01424 462288

Go West & Paul Young

Hitting the road on a double bill tour, these two heavyweight chart toppers will be performing all their hits on a bumper bill of nostalgic pop! Celebrating 35 years, Go West were one of the most successful singer/songwriter duos of the 80’s. Formed in 1982 by Peter Cox and Richard Drummie, With Cox as lead singer and…

Thu 19 May

£34.50–£43.85 / 01424 462288

Jason Manford: Like Me

He’s back!  It’s been a busy few years for Jason Manford since his last smash-hit stand up show but fans of his Absolute Radio show will know this nationally acclaimed comedian hasn’t changed a bit. Like Me is Jason’s latest comic offering set to hit road, and is sure to be ‘expert observational comedy’ (The Guardian…

Wed 5 Oct

£31.50 / 01803328385

Jools Holland and His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

King of boogie-woogie, Jools Holland brings his energy-fueled show. Jools dazzles audiences across the UK with his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra and their exuberant live performances. The show will feature Gilson Lavis, special guest Eddi Reader, and guest vocalists Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall. A composer, pianist…

Fri 10 Jun

£37–£47 / 01424 462288

Josh Widdicombe: Bit Much …

The comedian and TV presenter returns.

Wed 30 Mar

£21.50 / 01424 462288

Just My Imagination UK - The Music of The Temptations

Just My Imagination is a celebration of the Motown legends named by Billboard Magazine as ‘The Number 1 Group In The History Of Rhythm And Blues!’ From their first hit, “The Way You Do The Things You do” in 1964, through the career highs of “My Girl”, “Ain’t Too Proud”, “Get Ready”, “Papa Was A Rolling Stone” and “Just My…

Sat 2 Apr

£25 / 01424 462288

Katherine Ryan: Missus

Comedian and star of Netflix show The Duchess discusses how she's married her first love, despite having disavowed marriage previously.

Thu 24 Mar

£25.50 / 01424 462288

Level 42

Eighties funk pop band back on the road again, singing old favourites including 'Running in the Family' and 'Lessons in Love' as well as newer tracks.

Fri 4 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01424 462288

The Magic of Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson tribute.

Sat 19 Feb

£24.50 / 01424 462288

Midge Ure: Voice and Visions Tour

Midge Ure & Band Electronica celebrate 40 years since the release of Ultravox's Rage In Eden and Quartet albums.

Tue 27 Sep

£31.75–£37.25 / 01424 462288

Omid Djalili: The Good Times Tour

After experimenting with a Zoom gig where he got muted by 639 people and a Drive‐in gig where Omid witnessed an audience member get out his car, attach a hose pipe to his exhaust and feed it through the window; multi award‐winning comedian and actor Omid Djalili is now where he belongs, on a stage and bringing back the…

Sat 29 Oct

£29 / 01424 462288

Opera South East: The Mikado

Opera South East perform Gilbert & Sullivan's classic.

Fri 8 Apr

£21 (Children free) / 01424 425028

Sat 9 Apr

£21 (Children free) / 01424 425028

Rob Beckett: Wallop

Observational and high-energy new material from the award-winning stand-up whose TV appearances include All Together Now, 8 Out of 10 Cats and Live at the Apollo.

Wed 8 Jun

£24.50 / 01424 462288

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac, the world’s finest tribute to Fleetwood Mac, returns to the stage in 2021 with a brand new show celebrating the very best of Fleetwood Mac, including a very special blues set paying tribute to Fleetwood Mac's legendary Peter Green era. Channelling the spirit of Fleetwood Mac at their very best…

Sun 19 Jun

£29–£39 / 01424 462288

Russell Kane: The Fast and the Curious

The award winning comedian tours his newest show.

Thu 5 May

£21.50 / 01424 462288

Shalamar with Special Guest Phil Fearon & Galaxy

Wednesday 10 June Front Doors Open: 6.15pmAuditorium: 7.15pmShow Starts: 7.45pm To alleviate large queues we ask that you arrive in good time as there are bag searches in place. Where possible please bring small bags with you. Tickets: £36.50, £34.50 & 32.50* *A transaction fee of £1.25 per ticket is charged for…

Wed 25 May

£36.60–£40.92 / 01424 462288