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There is a full and exciting programme of extra-curricular activity in Art, Dance, Design & Technology, Drama, English, Music and Textiles which takes place in addition to the academic timetable. The College works with a number of professional creative practitioners and national arts organisations, such as Rambert Dance Company, Lewes Live Literature and Culture Shift

For a brief overview of creative arts at the College please view this video.

We also work with individual artists and organisations such as the Royal Society of Arts to provide project, workshop and lecture/recital opportunities for our students. You can view more about these projects on our Partnerships pages.

There is a vibrant, rolling programme of professional artists’ work and work from our art students exhibited in the Birley Centre. The visiting artists are encouraged to offer workshop opportunities and master-classes to our students wherever possible.

We work with local community organisations and charities, such as St. Wilfrid's Hospice and are keen to foster links with local schools and colleges.

Activities and events that may be of wider interest are published in our termly Arts Programme (Please note change of date: Chelsea Chung Thursday 8 March, 6.45pm). This includes College productions and shows put on by professional companies and performers at the College, many of which are of interest to members of the Eastbournian Society

If you would like to book tickets for creative arts events, please contact the College Box Office on 01323 452255 or email

The Arts Festival, held annually, enables every member of the sixth form to celebrate the arts with three days of activity, participation and performance in collaboration with professional artists. Please contact Linda Salway, Head of Creative Arts Development for more information on any of our projects and partnerships.



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