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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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Eastbourne Festival 2015

Eastbourne Festival!

Eastbourne Festival 2015 will run from 4-26 July 2015, an exciting three weeks of art and culture including music, visual arts, comedy, theatre, dance, talks, workshops, artists' open houses and much more. The Festival is now eight years old and has become recognised as a showcase for professional and amateur talent in Eastbourne.

Events in Eastbourne

Military History Redoubt

Military History Series: British Military Nurses - 11 July

This talk attempts to give some idea of how nurses from different backgrounds coped with ‘active service’ in France and Flanders particularly when away from the wards, and tries to represent them as professional women doing the job of work for which they were trained, but definitely not always as ‘angels.’


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4-26 July 2015

Eastbourne Festival

Sat 4 - Sun 26 Jul 2015

Eastbourne Festival 2015 will run from 4-26 July 2015, an exciting three weeks of art and culture including music, visual arts, comedy, theatre, dance, talks, workshops, artists' open houses and much more.

Summerdown Blue Boys

Summerdown Camp Project Exhibition

Mon 16 Mar - Wed 30 Sep 2015

Eastbourne Heritage Service is running a fascinating project about Summerdown Camp and the people who worked and convalesced there.



Mon 16 Mar - Sun 15 Nov 2015

Discover rare and wonderful objects in the Treasure exhibition, funded by the Arts Council.

Eastbourne Continental Market

Continental Market

Thu 9 - Sun 12 Jul 2015

Come and sample the delights of the Continent as Eastbourne seafront is transformed into a bustling European market place. Includes professional continental market traders from France, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Holland, Poland and many more.

999 Emergency Services Display

999 Emergency Services Display

Sat 11 - Sun 12 Jul 2015

A fantastic free emergency services spectacular on Eastbourne's seafront Western Lawns.

MCS Big Sea Swim Eastbourne

Big Sea Swim 2015

Sat 11 Jul 2015

Swimmers are invited to join in the Big Sea Swim on Saturday 11 July, to help raise money to keep the sea fit and safe to swim in.


Electric Strings Quartet - Storm

Sun 12 Jul 2015

Please Note This is an arena only event, tickets are limited

The Sound of Music

Sound of Music

Mon 13 - Sat 18 Jul 2015

Sound of Music

Eastbourne Extreme

Eastbourne Extreme

Sat 18 - Sun 19 Jul 2015

One of the UK's biggest FREE extreme sports festivals featuring inline skating displays, bmx stunt teams, skate boarding, free running demos, windsurfing, power boat racing, land yachting and much more!

Classical Evening

An Evening Of Classical Music

Sun 19 Jul 2015

Please Note This is an arena only event, tickets are limited

County Cup in Eastbourne

Aegon Summer County Cup

Mon 20 - Fri 24 Jul 2015

Competing counties battle in the national stages of this doubles competition which sees the some of the UK's best tennis players representing their county in this week long tournament, with Andy Murray and Tim Henman both past competitors.

At the Congress Theatre

Top Hat

Tue 21 - Sat 25 Jul 2015

Top Hat

Eastbourne Lammas Festival

Lammas Festival

Sat 25 - Sun 26 Jul 2015

A free extravaganza of folk music, morris dancing, traditional giants, and entertainment for everyone with a carnival parade from the Pier Saturday 12noon returning to the Western Lawns, the main festival site.

James Bond Concert

James Bond Concert Spectacular

Sun 26 Jul 2015

Please Note This is an arena only event, tickets are limited

At the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne

Legally Blonde: The Musical

Tue 28 Jul - Sat 1 Aug 2015

The international award-winning hit Legally Blonde The Musical is coming to The Congress Theatre after 3 triumphant years in the West End. Winner of 7 major awards including the coveted Best Musical 2011 (Olivier Awards) this all singing,

Henrietta the Hippo's Funhouse - The Wild West

Henrietta the Hippo's Funhouse - The Wild West

Sat 1 Aug 2015

Henrietta the Hippo's Funhouse - The Wild West

At the Congress Theatre

Alan Carr - Yap, Yap, Yap!

Wed 5 Aug 2015

Alan Carr - Yap, Yap, Yap!

Tennis events at Devonshire Park

GB Womens 35s Inter County Tennis Championships

Fri 7 - Sun 9 Aug 2015

The Women’s 35 Inter-County Championships are held on the world class grass courts at Devonshire Park, Eastbourne. Forty-four counties, divided into eleven groups of four teams, take part over three days in August each year.

The Opera Duo

The Opera Duo

Sun 9 Aug 2015

Please Note This is an arena only event, tickets are limited

At the Congress Theatre


Mon 10 - Sat 15 Aug 2015


Airbourne - picture by Scott Morley

Airbourne - Eastbourne International Airshow

Thu 13 - Sun 16 Aug 2015

The world's biggest free seafront airshow returns in August with 4 days of spectacular flying and its all FREE!

Airbourne Fireworks

Airbourne Fireworks

Sat 15 Aug 2015

A spectacular fireworks display from the Wish Tower beaches at 10pm.

Children's tennis events at Devonshire Park

Devonshire Park Open Tennis

Mon 17 - Sat 22 Aug 2015

Devonshire Park Open LTA Grade: 3  Singles and doubles events for adults, juniors and mini tennis players. Includes Mens 21&U and Mens 35 & Over events.

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