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Booking Info

Booking tickets through Congress Theatre Eastbourne


By phone: 01323 412000 (Mon-Sat 10am-8pm, and Sundays if there is a performance)

In person: Congress Theatre Box Office (Mon-Sat 10am-8pm (and Sundays if there is a performance)

There is a £1 booking fee for each ticket purchased (up to £6 per transaction).
There is a £1 charge for postage. Tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded.

Book more, pay less

Book 3 concerts and receive a 10% discount
Book 4 concerts and receive a 15% discount
Book 5 concerts and receive a 20% discount
Book 6 concerts and receive a 25% discount

Group Discounts: Bring friends – save money!

Groups of 10 or more will receive a 20% discount on ticket prices
Groups of 20 or more will receive a 20% discount as well as an extra complimentary ticket for the group organiser.

Please note that offers cannot be combined.


The Congress Theatre, Eastbourne wants everyone to enjoy their visit and offers a range of facilities for patrons with disabilities and their companions, and also to those who may need support in attending events. Please ensure you notify the Theatre of any special requirements when booking so that you are
offered the most appropriate seats. 

Wheelchair users

The Congress Theatre has several specially designed seat positions as well as a wheelchair accessible
toilet on the ground floor. A companion sitting in a neighbouring seat may be admitted free of charge.

Hearing impaired customers

There is an infra-red assisted hearing system in the Congress Theatre. Headphones and neck loops may
be reserved through the Duty Manager, who can be contacted on 01323 415500 to check that your hearing aid is compatible with this system.

Visually impaired customers

Guide Dogs are welcome. Printed materials are available in large print on request from the London
Philharmonic Orchestra Marketing Department (020 7840 4200).

Eastbourne Residency: Beethoven and Saint-Saens

Pastoral melodies of Beethoven's Sixth Symphony

3:00 PM, ​ Congress Theatre, Eastbourne

Berlioz Roman Carnival Overture
Saint-Saëns Violin Concerto No. 3
Ravel Le tombeau de Couperin
Beethoven Symphony No. 6 (Pastoral)

Timothy Redmond conductor
Matthew Trusler violin
London Philharmonic Orchestra

Between the insistence and upheaval of his Fifth and Seventh Symphonies came Beethoven's Sixth. Gone were tub-thumping argument and strident protest; in their place was a strange and wonderful radiance. The Sixth feels like a sudden step into daylight – into the softened world of the countryside, its quiet exultation and its strengthening sense of communion. Before it comes Ravel's plaintive memorial to lost friends Le tombeau de Couperin, Berlioz's colourful Roman Carnival Overture, and a real virtuosic tour de force: the last violin concerto to have flowed from the pen of Camille Saint-Saëns, in which the composer immortalised his friendship with the virtuoso Pablo de Sarasate in music of soaring beauty and sparkling power.


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