What's on inEastbourne


Welcome to Eastbourne

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Eastbourne - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Eastbourne to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Eastbourne

26
APR
Bothwell School of Witchcraft
Herstmonceux Castle

The Bothwell School of Witchcraft is a place where you can finally live out your dream of becoming a real life student of magic. The story characters props and scenery will bring the school to life and leave you with an unforgettable…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07717 081444
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04
MAY
DON MCLEAN
De La Warr Pavilion

Donald McLean famously known as don Mclean the famous American song writer and singer from New Rochelle New york famous for his album American pie containing hit songs like American pie and Vincent performed…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAY
Wayfinder Woman Presents
Christ Church

Take a couple of hours to relax and enjoy the wonderful music of harpist Fiona Horsford and other musical delights interspersed with readings by professional actress Kay Cadell from diaries and records of the suffragettes and other women through the ages.An event…

Location: 1.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01323 886171
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09
MAY
Speed Dating in Eastbourne
TJ's Venue

Speed Dating in EastbourneHow Speed Dating in Eastbourne worksWhen you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Eastbourne you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the…

Location: 1.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02380 784694
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10
MAY
Boutique & Artisan Shopping Fair
East Sussex National Hotel

Looking for something special to do with friends or family or just to treat yourself Get ready for Summer as we offer you a very special shopping experience as we share our unique collection of over 50 hand picked Boutique & Artisan…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

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10
MAY
MATANA ROBERTS AND KELLY JAYNE JONES
De La Warr Pavilion

The artists will weave their own approaches into live collaborative works informed by deeply expressive playing tactile electroacoustic interplay and a shared politics of resistance and defiance.Commissioned by OUTLANDS produced by Qu Junktions and supported by Arts Council England and Esme Fairbairn…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01424 229111
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16
MAY
National Numeracy Day
National Numeracy

UKs first ever National Numeracy Day 16th May 2018KPMG and National Numeracy have come together to launch the UKs first National Numeracy Day ‐ created to drive a change in recognition of the importance of numbers for everyones lives. Designed…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 02074 032230
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25
MAY
MARK THOMAS & FRIENDS
De La Warr Pavilion

Last time Mark put together a gig for HFS it featured Mark Steel Josie Long James Acaster Tiffany Stevenson Natt Tapley and Ivor Dembina. We will announce this years line‐up nearer the time but here is your chance to get your tickets…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01424 229111
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06
JUN
THE ZOMBIES
De La Warr Pavilion

The Zombies might not be as young as they used too but they can still produce the same intensity as they did back then. Formed in St. Albans in the year 1961 the rock band…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
JUN
ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
De La Warr Pavilion

Formed way back in 1946 The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra RPO has played under the direction of many of the world's best conductors. Based at London's iconic Cadogan Hall in Chelsea the ever‐popular and world‐renowned group…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
JUN
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Battle Abbey

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeares best‐loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star‐crossed lovers playful fairies and hilarious travelling players. Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes a wonderful musical score and…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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26
JUN
JO BRAND
De La Warr Pavilion

Long established as one of the UKs best female comics Jo Brand is the star and writer of Getting On the BBCs BAFTA award‐winning series set on a hospitals geriatric ward which was partly inspired by her earlier career in nursing.She…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01424 229111
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28
JUN
Born To Win
Royal Hippodrome Theatre

After the huge success of Dance is Life in 2017 Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster showcasing a story of love and passion with even more heat even more energy and even more drama than…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01323 802020
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30
JUN
RUFUS WAINWRIGHT
De La Warr Pavilion

Rufus Wainwright is of CanadianAmerican singer‐songwriter and has to date recorded 6 studio albums. His debut was Rufus Wainwright in 1998 and his latest was All Days are Nights: Songs for Lulu in 2010. His…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
JUL
AN EVENING WITH DAVID SEDARIS
De La Warr Pavilion

This is your chance to hear from the critically acclaimed humourist at the De La Warr Pavilion.With his hugely popular BBC Radio 4 series Meet David Sedaris several sell‐out runs at Cadogan Hall and the release of his new book Theft by…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01424 229111
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20
JUL
An Evening with David Sedaris UK Tour 2018
De La Warr Pavilion

Leading US Humorist Best selling author and Triple Grammy Award nominee David Sedaris is coming to London for his 2018 UK tour supporting the release of his new book of essays Calypso.Known for his sardonic wit and his social satires and critiques…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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22
JUL
LEVELLERS ACOUSTIC
De La Warr Pavilion

Owing to tragic recent events this gig has been rescheduled to Sunday 22 JulyThe band have sent the following statement :Our March Acoustic Tour is being postponed until July. We are also postponing our Margate show which would have been Alfies birthday…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01424 229111
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24
JUL
GRAHAM NASH
De La Warr Pavilion

Doors 7pmStart 8pmTowering above virtually everything that Graham Nash has accomplished in his first seventy‐five years on this planet stands the litany of songs that he has written and introduced to the soundtrack of the past half‐century. His remarkable body of work…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01424 229111
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29
JUL
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
East Sussex National Resort

Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alices Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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03
AUG
Chilled in a Field
Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum

Chilled in a Field Festival is a feel good modern family‐friendly festival. Having kids doesnt mean you have to miss out on amazing live music and DJs until late into the night and your child‐free friends will love it too.Grown from the…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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11
AUG
Firle Vintage Fair
Firle Place

Located in the quintessentially English South Downs Firle Vintage Fair is a celebration of the beauty and antiquities of the past. Featuring a host of cherry‐picked vintage stalls including; French Brocante haberdashery and fashion country interiors and gardenalia plus croquet games and…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07711 086663
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24
AUG
England's Medieval Festival 2018
Herstmonceux Castle

The fairytale setting of Herstmonceux Castle in Sussex plays host to over 15000 visitors every August Bank Holiday weekend who immerse themselves in the wonderful sights sounds and spectacle of Englands Medieval Festival. This hugely popular annual event is the most authentic…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02081 506767
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25
AUG
South Coast Challenge
Princes Park

Whether youre a keen walker and new to endurance events or even a seasoned marathon runner looking to up the distance your challenge will be unforgettable with full support & great hospitality all the way. Eastbourne start on Saturday morning youll Walk…

Location: 2.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02076 096695
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05
OCT
JOAN ARMATRADING
De La Warr Pavilion

Described as Britains First Lady of Song Joan Armatrading has been nominated for a Grammy Award on no less than three occasions. Possessing an extremely unique voice and strong rhythmical acoustic guitar she is…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
OCT
10cc
De La Warr Pavilion

Join 10cc as they perform hit after hit with over 10 top ten hits including Im Not In Love Dreadlock Holiday Good Morning Judge The Things We Do For Love The Dean And I The…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
NOV
HENNING WEHN
De La Warr Pavilion

You couldnt make it up; surely the German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn hasnt bosched out yet another new show And whats he still doing here anyway Well his lack of transferable skills is what keeps him here and his belief that practise…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01424 229111
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24
NOV
STEWART FRANCIS
De La Warr Pavilion

The star of 'Mock The Week' 'Michael McIntyre's Roadshow' and 'Live At The Apollo' embarks on a brand new tour with a fantastic and hilarious new show A brilliant comic brain... this stand‐up cracks some…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Tourist Attractions


Drusillas Park

Where getting nose to nose with nature is all part of the most memorable, fun‐finding‐out day you can imagine. Located amidst the stunning scenery of the Cuckmere Valley at Alfriston in East Sussex. With hundreds of fascinating and entertaining creatures you can be certain there will…

Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway

Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway ‐ Amusement Park in Eastbourne, East Sussex. Contact venue on telephone number 01323520229 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

Michelham Priory

Michelham Priory is a rare fortified monastery, moated and a gate tower added in the late 13th century, probably in anticipation of a French attack. Boasting England's longest medieval water‐filled moat, Michelham Priory's Island of History reflects its nearly 800 year existence. The house dates back to…

Alfriston Clergy House

Step back into the Middle Ages with a visit to this 14th Century thatched Wealden Hall House.Trace the history of this magnificent building ‐ the first to be acquired by the National Trust in 1896 ‐ and discover why the chalk floor is soaked in sour milk …

How We Lived Then Museum

See well over 100,000 exhibits collected by Jan and Graham Upton during the past 40 years. Four floors of authentic shops, room‐settings and with various displays covering 100 years of shopping and social history from 1850 to 1950.We have a well‐stocked Gift Shop offering a selection of…

Lounge Ten

Lounge Ten Nightclub in Eastbourne, East Sussex. Contact venue on telephone number 01323 730303 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

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