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Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts


Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts is a multi disciplinary arts centre on the University of Sussex campus. They present a seasonal public programme including music, film, theatre, dance, live art, digital practices, discussion and debate.


Mobility and/or building
  • Wheel Chair Accessible venue
  • Wheel Chair Accessible Entrance

Push pad door entry

Lowered counter at box office

Lift to get to Cafe and Theatre

Spaces for wheelchair users and seats with flat floor access

The café counter has a lowered section and there are bendable plastic straws on the bar

You can find a lot more accessability information by visiting the Attenborough Centre website

Disabled Parking & Drop-off
  • Designated Disabled Parking
  • Drop-off Area

The nearest car park is the Sports Centre car park. It is about 100 metres from the venue. There are 2 disabled parking spaces in this car park.

There is 1 disabled parking space across the road from the venue.

  • Accessible Toilets

Two accessible toilets on the ground floor

The venue does not have a Changing Places toilet. The closest one is at the AMEX Community Stadium (Brighton & Hove Albion FC’s ground), accessible 24 hours through the stadium’s Wheelchair Entrance 3. The room has a RADAR lock. To access this facility contact stadium security at the gate house or West Reception

Hearing Assistance
  • Hearing loop

For some shows there are captions that show the words the people on stage are saying. You can ask to have a seat near the captions where you can see them best.

For some shows we have someone signing the words in British Sign Language. You can ask for a seat near them if you need to see the sign language.

Large print menus available on request

If there are flashing lights in the show, we will put up signs to let people know

Some shows will have loud noises. You can get earplugs at the box office

Get in touch if you have any questions

Offers & Events


University of Sussex Gardner Centre Road
Brighton, BN1 9RA

This page was last updated on 26 Jan 2023