Visitor Information

We look forward to welcoming you to the Barn Theatre and Museum

Visits are by appointment only or through attendance at one of our events or projects. Please see Whats On to find out more.

Getting Here
Barn Theatre and Museum
Rodgers Farm
Westfield, Nr. Hastings
East Sussex. TN35 4PH

Please put in “The Bright Foundation, TN35 4PH” to your sat nav to take you to the correct location. Just the postcode will take you past our track.

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We are in a rural location which is not served by public transport, so travel is by car or bike. We have a car park on site and cycle rack. Stonestile Lane is a twisty single lane road. The approach from Stonestile Lane to the Barn Theatre and Museum is a single lane farm track with 3 vehicle passing places.


Free Wi-Fi

We have free wifi on site – please ask for the password on arrival. Telephone signal can be patchy dependent on your network provider.


We have a café on-site but it does not operate as a public café at present. We have an honesty box for hot drinks but no food or drink can be purchased unless at special events, such as our family festival.

Baby Change and Feeding

We have baby change facilities located within the accessible toilet. A highchair is available upon request. We can heat food or milk upon request. 


We welcome all and are committed to providing a welcoming, engaging and accessible experience for our visitors. If what you particularly require is not mentioned in our list below, please contact us by telephone 01424 559020 or by email [email protected] to discuss how to best meet your needs.

Parking for disabled people

We have dedicated disabled parking bays and drop-off point next to the Museum entrance. On arrival please follow signs.

Outside space

The external floor surface from the disabled parking area and around the Barn Theatre and Museum is flagstone. The venue is set within 24 acres of land which includes a large pond and orchard. There is a grass lawn and some areas of rougher grass.

BSL Interpreter

If you require a BSL Interpreter to enable you to take part in our activities, please let us know in advance so that we can arrange – ideally with one month notice. 

Wheelchair accessible toilet

We have one wheelchair accessible toilet in the foyer between the museum and theatre. It has a left hand transfer layout. 

Assistance dogs

All assistance and sensory support dogs are welcome. Water bowls are available upon request. 

Induction loop

An induction loop is installed in the theatre.

Visual Story

We have a visual story of the museum that can be shared in advance to help prepare visitors, particularly those who are autistic and those who are neurodiverse.

Moving around the internal space

The museum is fully wheelchair accessible. There are two sloped areas with gradient 1:14. Some doors have a lip at the threshold. 
There is a separate step-free wheelchair accessible entrance to access the theatre, as the main entrance has a narrow doorway and one step. Staff will be on-hand to direct you.

Audio Description

If you would like an audio described tour of the museum, please let us know in advance of your visit – ideally with one months notice

Quiet Space

The Barn Theatre and Museum is set in a beautiful rural location that is very quiet. We have a quiet space available separate to the museum and theatre if required. Please let us know in advance if you think this may be required.

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Barn Theatre & Museum
Rodgers Farm
Stonestile Lane
East Sussex
TN35 4PH


Registered address:
2 London Road
St Leonards-on-Sea
East Sussex
TN37 6AE


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