The Purple Playhouse Theatre near Brighton’s 7 Dials is a fully licensed, fully accessible and centrally located community resource. It is the ideal venue to host a diverse range of musical gigs, performances and events with lovely acoustics in a comfortable and welcoming setting. Our programme aims to be as diverse and inclusive as possible.
The Purple Playhouse is also much more than a theatre – we’re a Community Interest Company (CIC) associated with the Grace Eyre Foundation, which also has a range of spaces available for hire – from the theatre and meeting rooms to training kitchens and even a beach hut!
All profits from performances in the Purple Playhouse Theatre, the café/bar and room hires are reinvested in Grace Eyre’s many projects and programmes supporting people with learning disabilities in Brighton & Hove and beyond.
The Purple Playhouse Theatre is also one of only three venues in Brighton to have attained Attitude is Everything’s Bronze Standard Charter of Best Practice for showing commitment to venue access to our customers and performers. Learn more about accessibility at the Purple Playhouse Theatre.
Thursday, 15 March 2018
Doors open at 7:30 pm, Show starts at 8:00 pm
Come enjoy a night of local comedy when Purple Comedy Night returns to the Purple Playhouse Theatre on Thursday, 15 March! Daft comedy magic act El Baldiniho, finalist in the UK Pun Championships 2018, will be headlining and the fantastic Dan Fardell will be the compere. They’ll be joined by a great lineup of local rising talent. The night benefits Grace Eyre, a charity supporting adults with learning disabilities. A top stand up night with great comedians!Buy tickets for Purple Comedy Night
Friday, 16 February 2018
6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
The Purple Club House presents Grace Eyre LOVE Night with headliner Daniel Wakeford! There will also be DJs and quizzes.
There will be a drinks bar. This club is run by people with learning disabilities.
Cost: £4 on the door. Carers get in free.More info about the Purple Club House
Hire the Theatre
The Purple Playhouse Theatre is a fantastic space to hire near Brighton’s 7 Dials and is an ideal place to host your performances, birthday parties, wedding parties, corporate events and more! The Purple Playhouse Theatre and café/bar are fully licensed and can be hired together.
All profits from the hiring of our spaces are reinvested into Grace Eyre’s many projects and programmes supporting people with learning disabilities in Brighton & Hove and beyond.
More information:Click here to enquire
Volunteer at the Purple Playhouse Theatre
At the Purple Playhouse Theatre, volunteers are fundamental to enriching our projects. The addition of new skills and life experiences helps make a big difference to the lives of the people we support.
It’s a great way to improve your skills, build up your CV and broaden your experience for a job, college or university application. So why not increase your confidence and do something important? All our volunteers contribute to the development and direction of the projects and in return, we offer regular support as well as many training opportunities.
Volunteers get involved with Grace Eyre for so many different reasons, from wanting to make a difference, to meeting new people, or to simply share your skills, for whatever reason, we would love to hear from you!
Please email [email protected] for more information or ring the Volunteer Manager at Grace Eyre on 07436 093 170.
The Purple Playhouse Theatre is conveniently located in Hove (near Brighton’s Seven Dials), approximately 15 minutes’ walk from both Brighton and Hove railway stations.
Several Brighton & Hove bus routes stop nearby including the 7, 14, 14C, 27, 37, 37B, 56 and 77.
There is on-street pay & display parking.
We are proud to be one of the most fully accessible venues in Brighton. Read more about accessibility at the Purple Playhouse Theatre.
The Purple Playhouse Theatre
36 Montefiore Road
Tel: 07736 273 402
Email: [email protected]
Viewings of our spaces are generally available from noon to 1:00 pm and 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm Tuesday to Thursday. Please contact us to set up an appointment.