Every gift, no matter the size, will make a real difference to us and our communities. Thank you.

We are committed to keeping arts and culture open and accessible to all, and to conserving the Pavilion for the future. Est. 1935, modern ever since.

Why donate?

We are a registered charity. Your support helps us to:

  • Take care of the building, conserve its beautiful Grade I listed architecture and promote its heritage.
  • Keep our world class exhibitions completely free of charge for the Pavilion’s 430,000 annual visitors.
  • Every year we engage over 6,000 children, young people and adults in the arts through our learning activities.
  • Bring extraordinary artists and curators to Bexhill, enabling us to deliver up to 19 exhibitions per year.
  • Offer 3-5 new commissions to artists every year.
  • Work with schools, colleges and universities from across the region, and support schools to gain their Artsmark status.
  • Deliver Arts Awards qualifications for children and young people.
  • Support our dedicated team of volunteers and offer apprenticeships to young people from all walks of life.
  • Work in partnership with businesses to stimulate the regional economy.


If you are a registered taxpayer, please consider adding Gift Aid to your donation.


Individuals can leave a legacy or bequeath to the De La Warr Pavilion.
Your chosen solicitor can advise you about the best way to incorporate us into your will. This can reduce the amount of tax liable on your estate.

To find out more about how to leave a gift in your will and the difference it will make to the Pavilion, please contact using the details below.


You can also donate by sending a text: DLWP to 70507 to give £5.

You will be charged £5 plus one message at your standard network rate. De La Warr Pavilion will receive 100%. Registered charity number 1065586. If you wish to discuss this mobile payment, call 02032827863. 

Or send a cheque, payable to the De La Warr Pavilion Charitable Trust to: Pippa Moore, De La Warr Pavilion, Marina, Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex TN40 1DP.