Shakespeare Hall, Newhaven

Shakespeare Hall is easily reached from Peacehaven, Seaford and the surrounding area by car (five minutes from Newhaven Railway Station), and is directly adjacent to Newhaven Football Club. Situated in the south of Newhaven, it’s a great place for holding events such as Children's Birthday Parties and Wedding Receptions.

This centre is currently closed.

This centre is currently closed until further notice. We're working to be able to reopen and welcome you back as soon as we can. See our Coronavirus (COVID-19) response here.

Shakespeare Hall is easily reached from Peacehaven, Seaford and the surrounding area by car (five minutes from Newhaven Railway Station), and is directly adjacent to Newhaven Football Club.

Situated on Fort Road in Newhaven, Shakespeare Hall was built in 1973 by the Newhaven Boys Club Committee as a purpose-built resource centre for the young people of Newhaven with a stated objective of:

“To help and educate young people through their leisure time activities so to develop their intellectual, social, physical and spiritual capabilities that they may grow to full maturity as individuals and as members of society.”

Situated in the south of Newhaven, it’s a great place for holding events such as Children Birthday Parties and Wedding Receptions.

Please note this is a general email address, so please mention which centre you are enquiring about when you get in touch with us. 

Shakespeare Hall, Fort Rd, Newhaven BN9 9DL

Please note, we only open when there are sessions or bookings and sometimes we can be away from the phone. If we don't answer, please leave a message and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.

Shakespeare Hall’s Facilities

  • Sports Hall
  • Large Function Room
  • Small Function Room
  • Modern Kitchen
  • Meeting Room

Accessibility

See a full accessibility overview of Shakespeare Hall here. Find accessibility information for all our sites and learn about the i-go concessionary scheme here. 

Lunging in a fitness class
dancing in a fitness class
Baby in a ball pit