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Stargazing for everyone at Eastbourne's Redoubt Fortress & Military Museum. Look at the Moon and Planets through an Astronomical Telescope on the Gun Platform at the Redoubt. On most evening an indoor presentation on what can be seen in the night sky will also be given. The EastbourneAstronomical Society will provide a family friendly tour of the night sky designed for people of all ages, including those with no previous knowledge.

 

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The Royal suite double bedroom

The Royal

A charming property of unique character. The Royal enjoys a prestigious seafront location,close to the Pier and within easy strolling distance of the town centre. Bedrooms are bright and clean with modern facilities and panoramic sea views.

Guest Accommodation with 10 rooms, £44-£59 pppnb, £143 prpnb

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The Guesthouse East, Eastbourne

The Guesthouse East

Awarded 1st place in Independent's '50 Best B&B's - best Eastbourne location - kitchens in most suites - largest suites sleep 5. Stylish, contemporary surroundings with 4* services such as beauty treatments, laundry and babysitting.

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The Langtons Guest House

Karen and Mark welcome you to their stylish Victorian seafront guest house. High quality en-suite accommodation, fantastic home-cooked breakfasts, close to pier and all amenities, easy parking. A superb seaside break.

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  • From the Sea to the Land Beyond (2012) at TownerSun 1 Feb 2015Penny Woolcock’s award-winning documentary celebrates a century of life on the British coastline, joined by a powerful soundtrack by British Sea Power. Made from over 100 years of BFI archive footage, the film offers a poetic meditation on
    John Virtue: The Sea at TownerSat 17 Jan - Sun 12 Apr 2015The first major exhibition by this distinguished artist to open in London in five years now comes to Eastbourne.
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  • John Virtue: The Sea at TownerSat 17 Jan - Sun 12 Apr 2015The first major exhibition by this distinguished artist to open in London in five years now comes to Eastbourne.
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  • Tiny TownerTue 3 Feb 2015Tiny Towner is a free drop-in for under 5s held every week. Enjoy our exhibitions then bring your little artists to play & get creative with our great new art resources.
    Open Ended at TownerTue 3 Feb 2015This is a groundbreaking initiative for people with memory problems and their carers – developed jointly between Towner and Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.
    John Virtue: The Sea at TownerSat 17 Jan - Sun 12 Apr 2015The first major exhibition by this distinguished artist to open in London in five years now comes to Eastbourne.
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  • John Virtue: The Sea at TownerSat 17 Jan - Sun 12 Apr 2015The first major exhibition by this distinguished artist to open in London in five years now comes to Eastbourne.
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  • An Afternoon with Anita Harris and Her trio at Royal HippodromeSun 8 Feb 2015An Afternoon with Anita Harris and Her trio
    Helen Picknett and Jennifer Carter at Under Ground TheatreSun 8 Feb 2015Eastbourne's underground 145 seater arts venue, set in the cool and quirky Little Chelsea independent shopping district, features a busy programme of drama, comedy, jazz, open stage nights, art exhibitions and so much more.
    Art Store Tours at TownerSun 8 Feb 2015These hour-long guided tours offer a fascinating and engaging introduction to Towner’s impressive art Collection.
    Ravilious Room at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 8 Mar 2015A dedicated space to admire a selection of Eric Ravilious' finest watercolours and explore the unique archive and books. Towner holds one of the largest public collections of his work, with its views of Sussex and the South Downs.
    John Virtue: The Sea at TownerSat 17 Jan - Sun 12 Apr 2015The first major exhibition by this distinguished artist to open in London in five years now comes to Eastbourne.
    Ori Gersht: Don’t Look Back at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 26 Apr 2015UK-based Israeli artist Ori Gersht will be showing two major moving image works Evaders (2009, from the Towner Collection) and The Forest, (2005) alongside a series of large scale photographs.
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  • Ravilious Room at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 8 Mar 2015A dedicated space to admire a selection of Eric Ravilious' finest watercolours and explore the unique archive and books. Towner holds one of the largest public collections of his work, with its views of Sussex and the South Downs.
    John Virtue: The Sea at TownerSat 17 Jan - Sun 12 Apr 2015The first major exhibition by this distinguished artist to open in London in five years now comes to Eastbourne.
    Ori Gersht: Don’t Look Back at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 26 Apr 2015UK-based Israeli artist Ori Gersht will be showing two major moving image works Evaders (2009, from the Towner Collection) and The Forest, (2005) alongside a series of large scale photographs.
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  • La Traviata at Congress TheatreTue 10 Feb 2015La Traviata
    Eastbourne's Tea Dances at Winter GardensTue 10 Feb 2015 Eastbourne's Tea Dances
    Tiny TownerTue 10 Feb 2015Tiny Towner is a free drop-in for under 5s held every week. Enjoy our exhibitions then bring your little artists to play & get creative with our great new art resources.
    Ravilious Room at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 8 Mar 2015A dedicated space to admire a selection of Eric Ravilious' finest watercolours and explore the unique archive and books. Towner holds one of the largest public collections of his work, with its views of Sussex and the South Downs.
    John Virtue: The Sea at TownerSat 17 Jan - Sun 12 Apr 2015The first major exhibition by this distinguished artist to open in London in five years now comes to Eastbourne.
    Ori Gersht: Don’t Look Back at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 26 Apr 2015UK-based Israeli artist Ori Gersht will be showing two major moving image works Evaders (2009, from the Towner Collection) and The Forest, (2005) alongside a series of large scale photographs.
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  • Our House (Hailsham Community College) at Devonshire Park TheatreWed 11 - Sat 14 Feb 2015Our House (Hailsham Community College)
    Ravilious Room at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 8 Mar 2015A dedicated space to admire a selection of Eric Ravilious' finest watercolours and explore the unique archive and books. Towner holds one of the largest public collections of his work, with its views of Sussex and the South Downs.
    John Virtue: The Sea at TownerSat 17 Jan - Sun 12 Apr 2015The first major exhibition by this distinguished artist to open in London in five years now comes to Eastbourne.
    Ori Gersht: Don’t Look Back at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 26 Apr 2015UK-based Israeli artist Ori Gersht will be showing two major moving image works Evaders (2009, from the Towner Collection) and The Forest, (2005) alongside a series of large scale photographs.
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  • Valentine's Dinner at The Beach DeckSat 14 Feb 2015Treat your loved one to an intimate three course meal at Eastbourne's favourite seafront restaurant for only £24.95pp. More info coming soon!
    Classic & Cult Film Season: Casablanca at Royal HippodromeSat 14 Feb 2015Classic & Cult Film Season: Casablanca
    Eastbourne Parkrun at Shinewater ParkSat 14 Feb 2015Enjoy a New Year challenge or get fit at the Eastbourne Parkrun! A 5km run against the clock in Shinewater Park, participation is free. We all run for our own enjoyment, so please come along and join in whatever your pace!
    Fabulous Fifties & Swingin' Sixties Dance Night at Under Ground TheatreSat 14 Feb 2015Eastbourne's underground 145 seater arts venue, set in the cool and quirky Little Chelsea independent shopping district, features a busy programme of drama, comedy, jazz, open stage nights, art exhibitions and so much more.
    Art Under Ground Josie Tipler at Under Ground TheatreFri 13 - Sat 14 Feb 2015Eastbourne's underground 145 seater arts venue, set in the cool and quirky Little Chelsea independent shopping district, features a busy programme of drama, comedy, jazz, open stage nights, art exhibitions and so much more.
    John Cave at Under Ground TheatreSat 14 Feb 2015Eastbourne's underground 145 seater arts venue, set in the cool and quirky Little Chelsea independent shopping district, features a busy programme of drama, comedy, jazz, open stage nights, art exhibitions and so much more.
    Our House (Hailsham Community College) at Devonshire Park TheatreWed 11 - Sat 14 Feb 2015Our House (Hailsham Community College)
    Half-term Workshop: The Look of Love at TownerSat 14 Feb 2015Bring in your favourite person or possession, put them on a pedestal and make a Valentine photograph to show how much you love them in this drop-in workshop.
    Eastbourne Music & Arts Festival at Winter GardensFri 13 - Sun 22 Feb 2015The 55th Eastbourne Music and Arts Festival will be offering new ideas and the opportunity for around 2,500 entrants of all ages to appear before professional adjudicators and live audiences in a wide range of performing arts disciplines.
    Ravilious Room at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 8 Mar 2015A dedicated space to admire a selection of Eric Ravilious' finest watercolours and explore the unique archive and books. Towner holds one of the largest public collections of his work, with its views of Sussex and the South Downs.
    John Virtue: The Sea at TownerSat 17 Jan - Sun 12 Apr 2015The first major exhibition by this distinguished artist to open in London in five years now comes to Eastbourne.
    Ori Gersht: Don’t Look Back at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 26 Apr 2015UK-based Israeli artist Ori Gersht will be showing two major moving image works Evaders (2009, from the Towner Collection) and The Forest, (2005) alongside a series of large scale photographs.
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  • The Big Sleep at Under Ground TheatreSun 15 Feb 2015Eastbourne's underground 145 seater arts venue, set in the cool and quirky Little Chelsea independent shopping district, features a busy programme of drama, comedy, jazz, open stage nights, art exhibitions and so much more.
    Eastbourne Music & Arts Festival at Winter GardensFri 13 - Sun 22 Feb 2015The 55th Eastbourne Music and Arts Festival will be offering new ideas and the opportunity for around 2,500 entrants of all ages to appear before professional adjudicators and live audiences in a wide range of performing arts disciplines.
    Ravilious Room at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 8 Mar 2015A dedicated space to admire a selection of Eric Ravilious' finest watercolours and explore the unique archive and books. Towner holds one of the largest public collections of his work, with its views of Sussex and the South Downs.
    John Virtue: The Sea at TownerSat 17 Jan - Sun 12 Apr 2015The first major exhibition by this distinguished artist to open in London in five years now comes to Eastbourne.
    Ori Gersht: Don’t Look Back at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 26 Apr 2015UK-based Israeli artist Ori Gersht will be showing two major moving image works Evaders (2009, from the Towner Collection) and The Forest, (2005) alongside a series of large scale photographs.
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  • Eastbourne Music & Arts Festival at Winter GardensFri 13 - Sun 22 Feb 2015The 55th Eastbourne Music and Arts Festival will be offering new ideas and the opportunity for around 2,500 entrants of all ages to appear before professional adjudicators and live audiences in a wide range of performing arts disciplines.
    Ravilious Room at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 8 Mar 2015A dedicated space to admire a selection of Eric Ravilious' finest watercolours and explore the unique archive and books. Towner holds one of the largest public collections of his work, with its views of Sussex and the South Downs.
    John Virtue: The Sea at TownerSat 17 Jan - Sun 12 Apr 2015The first major exhibition by this distinguished artist to open in London in five years now comes to Eastbourne.
    Ori Gersht: Don’t Look Back at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 26 Apr 2015UK-based Israeli artist Ori Gersht will be showing two major moving image works Evaders (2009, from the Towner Collection) and The Forest, (2005) alongside a series of large scale photographs.
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  • Controversial Cinema Season: 'Last Tango In Paris' at Under Ground TheatreTue 17 Feb 2015Eastbourne's underground 145 seater arts venue, set in the cool and quirky Little Chelsea independent shopping district, features a busy programme of drama, comedy, jazz, open stage nights, art exhibitions and so much more.
    The Fat Controller at Drusillas ParkTue 17 Feb 2015The Fat Controller will be causing a locomotion, when he alights at the Park to take control of the efficient running of the railway. Make tracks to Tidmouth Hault and enjoy photo opportunities with Sir Topham Hatt himself.
    Tiny TownerTue 17 Feb 2015Tiny Towner is a free drop-in for under 5s held every week. Enjoy our exhibitions then bring your little artists to play & get creative with our great new art resources.
    Eastbourne Music & Arts Festival at Winter GardensFri 13 - Sun 22 Feb 2015The 55th Eastbourne Music and Arts Festival will be offering new ideas and the opportunity for around 2,500 entrants of all ages to appear before professional adjudicators and live audiences in a wide range of performing arts disciplines.
    Ravilious Room at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 8 Mar 2015A dedicated space to admire a selection of Eric Ravilious' finest watercolours and explore the unique archive and books. Towner holds one of the largest public collections of his work, with its views of Sussex and the South Downs.
    John Virtue: The Sea at TownerSat 17 Jan - Sun 12 Apr 2015The first major exhibition by this distinguished artist to open in London in five years now comes to Eastbourne.
    Ori Gersht: Don’t Look Back at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 26 Apr 2015UK-based Israeli artist Ori Gersht will be showing two major moving image works Evaders (2009, from the Towner Collection) and The Forest, (2005) alongside a series of large scale photographs.
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  • Hello Kitty at Drusillas ParkWed 18 Feb 2015Hello Kitty will return to her home at Drusillas on 20 dates during the year! Visit her in her beautiful themed house and have a souvenir photo taken with the cutest girl herself.
    Half-term Screening: Ponyo (2008) at TownerWed 18 Feb 2015Join us for a free screening of this delightful animated adventure.
    Disney's "Aladdin Jnr" at Royal HippodromeWed 18 - Sat 21 Feb 2015Disney's "Aladdin Jnr"
    Eastbourne Music & Arts Festival at Winter GardensFri 13 - Sun 22 Feb 2015The 55th Eastbourne Music and Arts Festival will be offering new ideas and the opportunity for around 2,500 entrants of all ages to appear before professional adjudicators and live audiences in a wide range of performing arts disciplines.
    Ravilious Room at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 8 Mar 2015A dedicated space to admire a selection of Eric Ravilious' finest watercolours and explore the unique archive and books. Towner holds one of the largest public collections of his work, with its views of Sussex and the South Downs.
    John Virtue: The Sea at TownerSat 17 Jan - Sun 12 Apr 2015The first major exhibition by this distinguished artist to open in London in five years now comes to Eastbourne.
    Ori Gersht: Don’t Look Back at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 26 Apr 2015UK-based Israeli artist Ori Gersht will be showing two major moving image works Evaders (2009, from the Towner Collection) and The Forest, (2005) alongside a series of large scale photographs.
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  • Brendan Cole - A Night To Remember at Congress TheatreThu 19 Feb 2015Brendan Cole - A Night To Remember
    Wave Forms at TownerThu 19 Feb 2015Using John Virtue’s exhibition as inspiration, we will explore drawing and 3D model-making that capture the sea’s power, movement, shapes and rhythm. Led by artist Steven Follen.
    Seashells on the Seashore at TownerThu 19 Feb 2015nspired by the walks John Virtue made along the North Norfolk shoreline, we will create a group of drawings inspired by the shapes, surfaces and patterns we see in shells and stones collected from the shore. Led by artist Steven Follen.
    The Sea – Curator’s Walk & Talk at TownerThu 19 Feb 2015Join Sara Cooper, Head of Collections, as she takes you through The Sea and talks about curating the show.
    Disney's "Aladdin Jnr" at Royal HippodromeWed 18 - Sat 21 Feb 2015Disney's "Aladdin Jnr"
    Eastbourne Music & Arts Festival at Winter GardensFri 13 - Sun 22 Feb 2015The 55th Eastbourne Music and Arts Festival will be offering new ideas and the opportunity for around 2,500 entrants of all ages to appear before professional adjudicators and live audiences in a wide range of performing arts disciplines.
    Ravilious Room at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 8 Mar 2015A dedicated space to admire a selection of Eric Ravilious' finest watercolours and explore the unique archive and books. Towner holds one of the largest public collections of his work, with its views of Sussex and the South Downs.
    John Virtue: The Sea at TownerSat 17 Jan - Sun 12 Apr 2015The first major exhibition by this distinguished artist to open in London in five years now comes to Eastbourne.
    Ori Gersht: Don’t Look Back at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 26 Apr 2015UK-based Israeli artist Ori Gersht will be showing two major moving image works Evaders (2009, from the Towner Collection) and The Forest, (2005) alongside a series of large scale photographs.
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  • Disney's "Aladdin Jnr" at Royal HippodromeWed 18 - Sat 21 Feb 2015Disney's "Aladdin Jnr"
    Art Under Ground Josie Tipler at Under Ground TheatreFri 20 - Sat 21 Feb 2015Eastbourne's underground 145 seater arts venue, set in the cool and quirky Little Chelsea independent shopping district, features a busy programme of drama, comedy, jazz, open stage nights, art exhibitions and so much more.
    Eastbourne Music & Arts Festival at Winter GardensFri 13 - Sun 22 Feb 2015The 55th Eastbourne Music and Arts Festival will be offering new ideas and the opportunity for around 2,500 entrants of all ages to appear before professional adjudicators and live audiences in a wide range of performing arts disciplines.
    Ravilious Room at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 8 Mar 2015A dedicated space to admire a selection of Eric Ravilious' finest watercolours and explore the unique archive and books. Towner holds one of the largest public collections of his work, with its views of Sussex and the South Downs.
    John Virtue: The Sea at TownerSat 17 Jan - Sun 12 Apr 2015The first major exhibition by this distinguished artist to open in London in five years now comes to Eastbourne.
    Ori Gersht: Don’t Look Back at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 26 Apr 2015UK-based Israeli artist Ori Gersht will be showing two major moving image works Evaders (2009, from the Towner Collection) and The Forest, (2005) alongside a series of large scale photographs.
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  • Disney's "Aladdin Jnr" at Royal HippodromeWed 18 - Sat 21 Feb 2015Disney's "Aladdin Jnr"
    Eastbourne Parkrun at Shinewater ParkSat 21 Feb 2015Enjoy a New Year challenge or get fit at the Eastbourne Parkrun! A 5km run against the clock in Shinewater Park, participation is free. We all run for our own enjoyment, so please come along and join in whatever your pace!
    Art Under Ground Josie Tipler at Under Ground TheatreFri 20 - Sat 21 Feb 2015Eastbourne's underground 145 seater arts venue, set in the cool and quirky Little Chelsea independent shopping district, features a busy programme of drama, comedy, jazz, open stage nights, art exhibitions and so much more.
    Eastbourne's East End at Under Ground TheatreSat 21 Feb 2015Eastbourne's underground 145 seater arts venue, set in the cool and quirky Little Chelsea independent shopping district, features a busy programme of drama, comedy, jazz, open stage nights, art exhibitions and so much more.
    Simon Joslin and Friends at Under Ground TheatreSat 21 Feb 2015Eastbourne's underground 145 seater arts venue, set in the cool and quirky Little Chelsea independent shopping district, features a busy programme of drama, comedy, jazz, open stage nights, art exhibitions and so much more.
    Jane Reeves & The Swing Street Orchestra at Under Ground TheatreSat 21 Feb 2015Eastbourne's underground 145 seater arts venue, set in the cool and quirky Little Chelsea independent shopping district, features a busy programme of drama, comedy, jazz, open stage nights, art exhibitions and so much more.
    Eastbourne Music & Arts Festival at Winter GardensFri 13 - Sun 22 Feb 2015The 55th Eastbourne Music and Arts Festival will be offering new ideas and the opportunity for around 2,500 entrants of all ages to appear before professional adjudicators and live audiences in a wide range of performing arts disciplines.
    Ravilious Room at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 8 Mar 2015A dedicated space to admire a selection of Eric Ravilious' finest watercolours and explore the unique archive and books. Towner holds one of the largest public collections of his work, with its views of Sussex and the South Downs.
    John Virtue: The Sea at TownerSat 17 Jan - Sun 12 Apr 2015The first major exhibition by this distinguished artist to open in London in five years now comes to Eastbourne.
    Ori Gersht: Don’t Look Back at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 26 Apr 2015UK-based Israeli artist Ori Gersht will be showing two major moving image works Evaders (2009, from the Towner Collection) and The Forest, (2005) alongside a series of large scale photographs.
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  • Eastbourne Music & Arts Festival at Winter GardensFri 13 - Sun 22 Feb 2015The 55th Eastbourne Music and Arts Festival will be offering new ideas and the opportunity for around 2,500 entrants of all ages to appear before professional adjudicators and live audiences in a wide range of performing arts disciplines.
    Art Store Tours at TownerSun 22 Feb 2015These hour-long guided tours offer a fascinating and engaging introduction to Towner’s impressive art Collection.
    Ravilious Room at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 8 Mar 2015A dedicated space to admire a selection of Eric Ravilious' finest watercolours and explore the unique archive and books. Towner holds one of the largest public collections of his work, with its views of Sussex and the South Downs.
    John Virtue: The Sea at TownerSat 17 Jan - Sun 12 Apr 2015The first major exhibition by this distinguished artist to open in London in five years now comes to Eastbourne.
    Ori Gersht: Don’t Look Back at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 26 Apr 2015UK-based Israeli artist Ori Gersht will be showing two major moving image works Evaders (2009, from the Towner Collection) and The Forest, (2005) alongside a series of large scale photographs.
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  • Ravilious Room at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 8 Mar 2015A dedicated space to admire a selection of Eric Ravilious' finest watercolours and explore the unique archive and books. Towner holds one of the largest public collections of his work, with its views of Sussex and the South Downs.
    John Virtue: The Sea at TownerSat 17 Jan - Sun 12 Apr 2015The first major exhibition by this distinguished artist to open in London in five years now comes to Eastbourne.
    Ori Gersht: Don’t Look Back at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 26 Apr 2015UK-based Israeli artist Ori Gersht will be showing two major moving image works Evaders (2009, from the Towner Collection) and The Forest, (2005) alongside a series of large scale photographs.
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  • Ravilious Room at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 8 Mar 2015A dedicated space to admire a selection of Eric Ravilious' finest watercolours and explore the unique archive and books. Towner holds one of the largest public collections of his work, with its views of Sussex and the South Downs.
    John Virtue: The Sea at TownerSat 17 Jan - Sun 12 Apr 2015The first major exhibition by this distinguished artist to open in London in five years now comes to Eastbourne.
    Ori Gersht: Don’t Look Back at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 26 Apr 2015UK-based Israeli artist Ori Gersht will be showing two major moving image works Evaders (2009, from the Towner Collection) and The Forest, (2005) alongside a series of large scale photographs.
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  • Ravilious Room at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 8 Mar 2015A dedicated space to admire a selection of Eric Ravilious' finest watercolours and explore the unique archive and books. Towner holds one of the largest public collections of his work, with its views of Sussex and the South Downs.
    John Virtue: The Sea at TownerSat 17 Jan - Sun 12 Apr 2015The first major exhibition by this distinguished artist to open in London in five years now comes to Eastbourne.
    Ori Gersht: Don’t Look Back at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 26 Apr 2015UK-based Israeli artist Ori Gersht will be showing two major moving image works Evaders (2009, from the Towner Collection) and The Forest, (2005) alongside a series of large scale photographs.
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  • Ravilious Room at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 8 Mar 2015A dedicated space to admire a selection of Eric Ravilious' finest watercolours and explore the unique archive and books. Towner holds one of the largest public collections of his work, with its views of Sussex and the South Downs.
    John Virtue: The Sea at TownerSat 17 Jan - Sun 12 Apr 2015The first major exhibition by this distinguished artist to open in London in five years now comes to Eastbourne.
    Ori Gersht: Don’t Look Back at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 26 Apr 2015UK-based Israeli artist Ori Gersht will be showing two major moving image works Evaders (2009, from the Towner Collection) and The Forest, (2005) alongside a series of large scale photographs.
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  • Ravilious Room at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 8 Mar 2015A dedicated space to admire a selection of Eric Ravilious' finest watercolours and explore the unique archive and books. Towner holds one of the largest public collections of his work, with its views of Sussex and the South Downs.
    John Virtue: The Sea at TownerSat 17 Jan - Sun 12 Apr 2015The first major exhibition by this distinguished artist to open in London in five years now comes to Eastbourne.
    Ori Gersht: Don’t Look Back at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 26 Apr 2015UK-based Israeli artist Ori Gersht will be showing two major moving image works Evaders (2009, from the Towner Collection) and The Forest, (2005) alongside a series of large scale photographs.
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  • Ravilious Room at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 8 Mar 2015A dedicated space to admire a selection of Eric Ravilious' finest watercolours and explore the unique archive and books. Towner holds one of the largest public collections of his work, with its views of Sussex and the South Downs.
    John Virtue: The Sea at TownerSat 17 Jan - Sun 12 Apr 2015The first major exhibition by this distinguished artist to open in London in five years now comes to Eastbourne.
    Ori Gersht: Don’t Look Back at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 26 Apr 2015UK-based Israeli artist Ori Gersht will be showing two major moving image works Evaders (2009, from the Towner Collection) and The Forest, (2005) alongside a series of large scale photographs.

01 February 2015 to 01 February 2015

From the Sea to the Land Beyond (2012) at TownerSun 1 Feb 2015Penny Woolcock’s award-winning documentary celebrates a century of life on the British coastline, joined by a powerful soundtrack by British Sea Power. Made from over 100 years of BFI archive footage, the film offers a poetic meditation on

03 February 2015 to 03 February 2015

Tiny TownerTue 3 Feb 2015Tiny Towner is a free drop-in for under 5s held every week. Enjoy our exhibitions then bring your little artists to play & get creative with our great new art resources.

03 February 2015 to 03 February 2015

Open Ended at TownerTue 3 Feb 2015This is a groundbreaking initiative for people with memory problems and their carers – developed jointly between Towner and Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

05 February 2015 to 05 February 2015

Ghost Walk at Royal HippodromeThu 5 Feb 2015The Royal Hippodrome Theatre which was built in 1883, making it Eastbourne’s oldest theatre and originally named the Theatre Royal and Opera House, is the venue for Sussex Darkside latest ghost walk.

06 February 2015 to 06 February 2015

Foodie Fish Night On Deck at The Beach DeckFri 6 Feb 20155 COURSES - 06.02.2015 - £39.95 PP

06 February 2015 to 06 February 2015

My Dog's Got No Nose at Under Ground TheatreFri 6 Feb 2015Eastbourne's underground 145 seater arts venue, set in the cool and quirky Little Chelsea independent shopping district, features a busy programme of drama, comedy, jazz, open stage nights, art exhibitions and so much more.

07 February 2015 to 07 February 2015

The legendary THREE DEGREES at Royal HippodromeSat 7 Feb 2015The legendary THREE DEGREES

07 February 2015 to 07 February 2015

Henrietta the Hippo's Funhouse - Knights & Princes at Royal HippodromeSat 7 Feb 2015Henrietta the Hippo's Funhouse - Knights & Princesses

07 February 2015 to 07 February 2015

Eastbourne Parkrun at Shinewater ParkSat 7 Feb 2015Enjoy a New Year challenge or get fit at the Eastbourne Parkrun! A 5km run against the clock in Shinewater Park, participation is free. We all run for our own enjoyment, so please come along and join in whatever your pace!

06 February 2015 to 07 February 2015

Art Under Ground Josie Tipler at Under Ground TheatreFri 6 - Sat 7 Feb 2015Eastbourne's underground 145 seater arts venue, set in the cool and quirky Little Chelsea independent shopping district, features a busy programme of drama, comedy, jazz, open stage nights, art exhibitions and so much more.

07 February 2015 to 07 February 2015

Jimmy Lee & The Edge of Chaos Orchestra at Under Ground TheatreSat 7 Feb 2015Eastbourne's underground 145 seater arts venue, set in the cool and quirky Little Chelsea independent shopping district, features a busy programme of drama, comedy, jazz, open stage nights, art exhibitions and so much more.

05 February 2015 to 07 February 2015

Cavendish School presents Little Shop of Horrors at Devonshire Park TheatreThu 5 - Sat 7 Feb 2015Cavendish School presents Little Shop of Horrors

08 February 2015 to 08 February 2015

An Afternoon with Anita Harris and Her trio at Royal HippodromeSun 8 Feb 2015An Afternoon with Anita Harris and Her trio

08 February 2015 to 08 February 2015

Helen Picknett and Jennifer Carter at Under Ground TheatreSun 8 Feb 2015Eastbourne's underground 145 seater arts venue, set in the cool and quirky Little Chelsea independent shopping district, features a busy programme of drama, comedy, jazz, open stage nights, art exhibitions and so much more.

08 February 2015 to 08 February 2015

Art Store Tours at TownerSun 8 Feb 2015These hour-long guided tours offer a fascinating and engaging introduction to Towner’s impressive art Collection.

10 February 2015 to 10 February 2015

La Traviata at Congress TheatreTue 10 Feb 2015La Traviata

10 February 2015 to 10 February 2015

Eastbourne's Tea Dances at Winter GardensTue 10 Feb 2015 Eastbourne's Tea Dances

10 February 2015 to 10 February 2015

Tiny TownerTue 10 Feb 2015Tiny Towner is a free drop-in for under 5s held every week. Enjoy our exhibitions then bring your little artists to play & get creative with our great new art resources.

12 February 2015 to 12 February 2015

February Open Stage Night at Under Ground TheatreThu 12 Feb 2015Eastbourne's underground 145 seater arts venue, set in the cool and quirky Little Chelsea independent shopping district, features a busy programme of drama, comedy, jazz, open stage nights, art exhibitions and so much more.

12 February 2015 to 12 February 2015

13 February 2015 to 13 February 2015

“Past & Present” with the Fortunes at Royal HippodromeFri 13 Feb 2015“Past & Present” with the Fortunes

13 February 2015 to 13 February 2015

Geoff Simkins Quartet with Special Guest Stan Sulz at Under Ground TheatreFri 13 Feb 2015Eastbourne's underground 145 seater arts venue, set in the cool and quirky Little Chelsea independent shopping district, features a busy programme of drama, comedy, jazz, open stage nights, art exhibitions and so much more.

13 February 2015 to 13 February 2015

Richard and Adam - At the Movies at Congress TheatreFri 13 Feb 2015Richard and Adam - At the Movies

14 February 2015 to 14 February 2015

Valentine's Dinner at The Beach DeckSat 14 Feb 2015Treat your loved one to an intimate three course meal at Eastbourne's favourite seafront restaurant for only £24.95pp. More info coming soon!

14 February 2015 to 14 February 2015

Classic & Cult Film Season: Casablanca at Royal HippodromeSat 14 Feb 2015Classic & Cult Film Season: Casablanca

14 February 2015 to 14 February 2015

Eastbourne Parkrun at Shinewater ParkSat 14 Feb 2015Enjoy a New Year challenge or get fit at the Eastbourne Parkrun! A 5km run against the clock in Shinewater Park, participation is free. We all run for our own enjoyment, so please come along and join in whatever your pace!

14 February 2015 to 14 February 2015

Fabulous Fifties & Swingin' Sixties Dance Night at Under Ground TheatreSat 14 Feb 2015Eastbourne's underground 145 seater arts venue, set in the cool and quirky Little Chelsea independent shopping district, features a busy programme of drama, comedy, jazz, open stage nights, art exhibitions and so much more.

13 February 2015 to 14 February 2015

Art Under Ground Josie Tipler at Under Ground TheatreFri 13 - Sat 14 Feb 2015Eastbourne's underground 145 seater arts venue, set in the cool and quirky Little Chelsea independent shopping district, features a busy programme of drama, comedy, jazz, open stage nights, art exhibitions and so much more.

14 February 2015 to 14 February 2015

John Cave at Under Ground TheatreSat 14 Feb 2015Eastbourne's underground 145 seater arts venue, set in the cool and quirky Little Chelsea independent shopping district, features a busy programme of drama, comedy, jazz, open stage nights, art exhibitions and so much more.

11 February 2015 to 14 February 2015

Our House (Hailsham Community College) at Devonshire Park TheatreWed 11 - Sat 14 Feb 2015Our House (Hailsham Community College)

14 February 2015 to 14 February 2015

Half-term Workshop: The Look of Love at TownerSat 14 Feb 2015Bring in your favourite person or possession, put them on a pedestal and make a Valentine photograph to show how much you love them in this drop-in workshop.

15 February 2015 to 15 February 2015

The Big Sleep at Under Ground TheatreSun 15 Feb 2015Eastbourne's underground 145 seater arts venue, set in the cool and quirky Little Chelsea independent shopping district, features a busy programme of drama, comedy, jazz, open stage nights, art exhibitions and so much more.

17 February 2015 to 17 February 2015

Controversial Cinema Season: 'Last Tango In Paris' at Under Ground TheatreTue 17 Feb 2015Eastbourne's underground 145 seater arts venue, set in the cool and quirky Little Chelsea independent shopping district, features a busy programme of drama, comedy, jazz, open stage nights, art exhibitions and so much more.

17 February 2015 to 17 February 2015

The Fat Controller at Drusillas ParkTue 17 Feb 2015The Fat Controller will be causing a locomotion, when he alights at the Park to take control of the efficient running of the railway. Make tracks to Tidmouth Hault and enjoy photo opportunities with Sir Topham Hatt himself.

17 February 2015 to 17 February 2015

Tiny TownerTue 17 Feb 2015Tiny Towner is a free drop-in for under 5s held every week. Enjoy our exhibitions then bring your little artists to play & get creative with our great new art resources.

18 February 2015 to 18 February 2015

Hello Kitty at Drusillas ParkWed 18 Feb 2015Hello Kitty will return to her home at Drusillas on 20 dates during the year! Visit her in her beautiful themed house and have a souvenir photo taken with the cutest girl herself.

18 February 2015 to 18 February 2015

Half-term Screening: Ponyo (2008) at TownerWed 18 Feb 2015Join us for a free screening of this delightful animated adventure.

19 February 2015 to 19 February 2015

Brendan Cole - A Night To Remember at Congress TheatreThu 19 Feb 2015Brendan Cole - A Night To Remember

19 February 2015 to 19 February 2015

Wave Forms at TownerThu 19 Feb 2015Using John Virtue’s exhibition as inspiration, we will explore drawing and 3D model-making that capture the sea’s power, movement, shapes and rhythm. Led by artist Steven Follen.

19 February 2015 to 19 February 2015

Seashells on the Seashore at TownerThu 19 Feb 2015nspired by the walks John Virtue made along the North Norfolk shoreline, we will create a group of drawings inspired by the shapes, surfaces and patterns we see in shells and stones collected from the shore. Led by artist Steven Follen.

19 February 2015 to 19 February 2015

The Sea – Curator’s Walk & Talk at TownerThu 19 Feb 2015Join Sara Cooper, Head of Collections, as she takes you through The Sea and talks about curating the show.

18 February 2015 to 21 February 2015

Disney's "Aladdin Jnr" at Royal HippodromeWed 18 - Sat 21 Feb 2015Disney's "Aladdin Jnr"

21 February 2015 to 21 February 2015

Eastbourne Parkrun at Shinewater ParkSat 21 Feb 2015Enjoy a New Year challenge or get fit at the Eastbourne Parkrun! A 5km run against the clock in Shinewater Park, participation is free. We all run for our own enjoyment, so please come along and join in whatever your pace!

20 February 2015 to 21 February 2015

Art Under Ground Josie Tipler at Under Ground TheatreFri 20 - Sat 21 Feb 2015Eastbourne's underground 145 seater arts venue, set in the cool and quirky Little Chelsea independent shopping district, features a busy programme of drama, comedy, jazz, open stage nights, art exhibitions and so much more.

21 February 2015 to 21 February 2015

Eastbourne's East End at Under Ground TheatreSat 21 Feb 2015Eastbourne's underground 145 seater arts venue, set in the cool and quirky Little Chelsea independent shopping district, features a busy programme of drama, comedy, jazz, open stage nights, art exhibitions and so much more.

21 February 2015 to 21 February 2015

Simon Joslin and Friends at Under Ground TheatreSat 21 Feb 2015Eastbourne's underground 145 seater arts venue, set in the cool and quirky Little Chelsea independent shopping district, features a busy programme of drama, comedy, jazz, open stage nights, art exhibitions and so much more.

21 February 2015 to 21 February 2015

Jane Reeves & The Swing Street Orchestra at Under Ground TheatreSat 21 Feb 2015Eastbourne's underground 145 seater arts venue, set in the cool and quirky Little Chelsea independent shopping district, features a busy programme of drama, comedy, jazz, open stage nights, art exhibitions and so much more.

13 February 2015 to 22 February 2015

Eastbourne Music & Arts Festival at Winter GardensFri 13 - Sun 22 Feb 2015The 55th Eastbourne Music and Arts Festival will be offering new ideas and the opportunity for around 2,500 entrants of all ages to appear before professional adjudicators and live audiences in a wide range of performing arts disciplines.

22 February 2015 to 22 February 2015

Art Store Tours at TownerSun 22 Feb 2015These hour-long guided tours offer a fascinating and engaging introduction to Towner’s impressive art Collection.

07 February 2015 to 08 March 2015

Ravilious Room at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 8 Mar 2015A dedicated space to admire a selection of Eric Ravilious' finest watercolours and explore the unique archive and books. Towner holds one of the largest public collections of his work, with its views of Sussex and the South Downs.

17 January 2015 to 12 April 2015

John Virtue: The Sea at TownerSat 17 Jan - Sun 12 Apr 2015The first major exhibition by this distinguished artist to open in London in five years now comes to Eastbourne.

07 February 2015 to 26 April 2015

Ori Gersht: Don’t Look Back at TownerSat 7 Feb - Sun 26 Apr 2015UK-based Israeli artist Ori Gersht will be showing two major moving image works Evaders (2009, from the Towner Collection) and The Forest, (2005) alongside a series of large scale photographs.

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