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Want to find out what's on? Eastbourne has a packed diary of entertainment and events all year round. Witness the thrills of Eastbourne entertainment like; Airbourne, the world's largest FREE seafront air show or Eastbourne Extreme one of the UK's largest extreme sports festivals. For a more relaxed time book tickets for the Aegon International Eastbourne WTA tennis tournament at Devonshire Park or stroll around our French and Italian markets. Browse over 300 events in Eastbourne happening in Eastbourne throughout the year and check out our 'Events this week' sections to see the very latest of what's on in Eastbourne.

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All You Need to Know: Eastbourne's Events 2016!

From the fast and fabulous to the weird and wonderful, this year sees another jam-packed season of events in the UK's sunniest place! Magnificent Motors leads the way this month, followed many favourite festivals and some exciting new events. Read our blog for a round-up of Eastbourne's major events in 2016!

Events in Eastbourne

Making Tracks Eastbourne

Making Tracks: Eastbourne's Bronze Age Mystery daily!

This immersive exhibition reveals the previously untold stories of Eastbourne’s internationally important Bronze Age discovery. For the first time, the ground-breaking discoveries in Shinewater Park will be explored, giving the public a chance to travel back in time to walk alongside the astonishingly rare Bronze Age trackway built by Eastbourne residents in the distant past.

 

Coming Up This Week...

Chemsex

Chemsex

Sun 1 May 2016

Magnificent Motos

Magnificent Motors

Sat 30 Apr - Sun 1 May 2016

Market Traders

Seafront World Market

Fri 29 Apr - Mon 2 May 2016

Wild Art Weekend

Sat 30 Apr - Mon 2 May 2016

Hello Kitty

Hello Kitty

Mon 2 May 2016

Art In Focus

Art In Focus

Tue 3 May 2016

H.M.S Pinafore

H.M.S. Pinafore

Tue 3 - Sat 7 May 2016

Open Ended

Open Ended

Tue 3 May 2016

Bluebell Walk

Wed 4 May 2016

Ireland's Call

Ireland's Call

Thu 5 May 2016

Major Events in Eastbourne

Stuart Townend

An Audience With Stuart Townend

Sun 1 May 2016

Worship, performance and chat with one of today's leading songwriters.

Magnificent Motos

Magnificent Motors

Sat 30 Apr - Sun 1 May 2016

Biggest free motoring spectacular on the South Coast with over 600 vintage and classic cars, motorbikes, buses, steam traction engines, comercial and military vehicles, ranging across a century of motoring. Also features a French Market!

Discover Bronze Age Eastbourne

Making Tracks: Eastbourne's Bronze Age Mystery

Mon 21 Mar - Sun 13 Nov 2016

Uncover the mysteries of the incredible people living in Eastbourne over 3000 years ago, see some of their treasures and discover what made our town so special!

Hello Kitty

Hello Kitty

Mon 2 May 2016

Hello 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. Meet and greet opportunities will operate at intervals throu

Solid Silver 60s

The Solid Silver 60s Show

Tue 3 May 2016

Over 30 years, the Solid Silver 60s Show has entertained the nation and celebrated history’s most successful decade of music.

Ireland's Call

Ireland's Call

Thu 5 May 2016

Inspired by true events and spanning three decades, Ireland's Call follows the extraordinary journey of the strong-headed Sean Dempsey, who at the end of WW2 leaves behind his childhood sweetheart Cora and his beloved home

Queen Tribute Show

Queen Tribute Show (with Firework Finale)

Fri 6 May 2016

This fantastic 5 piece show scaramouches brilliantly from the early hits of the 1970’s through to the stadium rock anthems of the 1980’s with a rhapsody of surprises along the way. Unique and unrivalled, not only powerfully recreating the w

Some Guys Have All The Luck

Some Guys Have All The Luck-The Rod Stewart Story

Thu 12 May 2016

Some Guys Have All The Luck is a brand new theatrical production celebrating the career of one of rocks greatest icons, Rod Stewart – from street busker through to international suerstar!

Elvis Tribute Show

Elvis Tribute Show

Fri 13 May 2016

The Elvis Tribute; featuring the top selling International Elvis Tribute Act Mark Summers.

Purple Zeppelin

Fri 13 May 2016

As featured in the BBC TV documentary The Joy of the Guitar Riff, Purple Zeppelin are proud to pay tribute to Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin, together on the same bill for the very first time!!

Dancing In The Streets

Dancing In The Streets

Sat 14 May 2016

Join the original and the best celebration of Motown’s Greatest Hits with the spectacular, critically acclaimed Dancing in the Streets.

Julian Clary - The Joy of Mincing

Julian Clary - The Joy of Mincing

Wed 18 May 2016

Julian Clary, national trinket, author, TV and radio star is coming to Eastbourne.

Abba Tribute Show

Abba Tribute Show

Fri 20 May 2016

Abba Tribute Show with Abba Fever

Relax and enjoy the great live atmosphere

Beer & Cider by the Sea

Fri 27 - Sun 29 May 2016

Eastbourne’s seafront Western Lawns plays host to the south coast’s food and drink festival in May 2016, as ‘Beer and Cider by the Sea’ kicked off a three day extravaganza to tantalise the taste buds.

Tom Jones Tribute

Tom Jones Tribute Show

Fri 27 May 2016

Tom Jones Tribute Show with Tom-Tastic by Martin Jarvis

WTA Tennis

Aegon Eastbourne Trophy

Sat 28 May - Sat 4 Jun 2016

The Aegon Trophy is an annual tennis tournament coming to Eastbourne for the second time attracting some of the worlds top, up & coming women's players.

Stevie Wonder Tribute Show

Stevie Wonder Tribute Show

Sat 28 May 2016

Stevie Wonder Tribute Show with Know Wonder

T.Rextasy

T.Rextasy

Sat 28 May 2016

Marc Bolan, with his band T.Rex, was one of the most flamboyant and charismatic stars of the original glam rock era.

Hello Kitty

Hello Kitty

Mon 30 May 2016

Hello 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. Meet and greet opportunities will operate at intervals throu

Let It Be

Let It Be

Wed 1 - Sat 4 Jun 2016

The International hit show that celebrates the music of The Beatles is coming to town! Seen by over 1-million people worldwide, Let It Be has established itself as one of the West End’s most popular shows

Bing & Flop

Bing & Flop

Thu 2 Jun 2016

Round the corner, not far away…Bing and Flop are at Drusillas today! Bring your little Bingsters to meet the adorable duo at intervals during the day in the Events Arena.

Beach Boys Tribute Show with The Beached Boys

Beach Boys Tribute Show

Fri 3 Jun 2016

Beach Boys Tribute Show with The Beached Boys

Eastbourne Cycling Festival

Eastbourne Cycling Festival

Sat 4 - Sun 5 Jun 2016

The annual Eastbourne Cycling Festival is coming back to the seaside town, and this year it’s over 2 days on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th June.

Summer Dreaming "Greased up and ready to roll!"

Summer Dreaming "Greased up and ready to roll!"

Sat 4 Jun 2016

Summer Dreaming "Greased up and ready to roll!"

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