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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 Tennis 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.

 

 

Winter Wonderland Illuminations at Drusillas Park

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29 November - 4 Jan

Drusillas will be switching on their Winter Wonderland Illuminations. The dazzling display will start at 3:30pm daily and incorporate an animal themed light show, synchronised to music. Young revellers can expect to see a host of magical creatures in the ice-capped kingdom, adding some extra sparkle to the festive season.

 
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Eastbourne's famous pantomime returns with this classic tale of Belle and the beast

This show promises to be packed with all the elements that make an Eastbourne pantomime so memorable; live music and comedy fun with stunning costumes and glittering sets.

It's going to be a BEAST of a pantomime, and with some shows already sold-out what are you waiting for? Book now to ensure the best seats.

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Meads Magic

Meads Magic - 28 November

The festive street market will include an array of stalls showcasing mainly local handcrafts ideal as seasonal gifts, along with some fabulous culinary delights and live street music from the Swing Ninjas. There will be plenty of magical fun for the children too including Santa's grotto, Punch and Judy show, letter writing to Santa at our Lapland Post Office with the assistance of cheeky elves.

 

Coming Up This Week...

Major Events in Eastbourne

“The Royal Hippodrome’s Christmas Cracker” - A The

Thu 6 Nov - Fri 26 Dec 2014

“The Royal Hippodrome’s Christmas Cracker” - A Themed Variety Christmas Spectacular!

Eastbourne Ancestors at the Redoubt

Eastbourne Ancestors in The Pavilion

Sat 1 Feb - Fri 19 Dec 2014

This ground-breaking exhibition follows the biggest project of its kind, which saw scientific analysis of human remains dating back to the Bronze Age.

Screaming Blue Murder Comedy Club

Fri 28 Nov 2014

Screaming Blue Murder Comedy Club

Twixt Two Worlds at Towner Eastbourne

Twixt Two Worlds

Sat 11 Oct 2014 - Sun 4 Jan 2015

Twixt Two Worlds is presented in association with Brighton Photo Biennial (BPB14) BPB14 runs 4 October – 2 November 2014

The Winter Wonderland Illuminations

Sat 29 Nov 2014 - Sun 4 Jan 2015

Drusillas will be switching on their Winter Wonderland Illuminations daily with over 50,000 lights in an animal themed light show, synchronised to music. See a host of magical creatures in the ice-capped kingdom.

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Sun 30 Nov 2014

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Little Christmas in Little Chelsea

Little Christmas

Fri 5 Dec 2014

Little Christmas is a traditional evening street event offering great pre-christmas fun and festivities on Friday 5th December 2014.

Russian State Ballet & Opera House: Giselle

Fri 5 Dec 2014

Russian State Ballet & Opera House: Giselle

Santa Fun Run & Walk

Santa Fun Run & Walk

Sun 7 Dec 2014

This year’s myaware Santa Fun Run & Walk takes place on Sunday 7th December starting at 1.30 pm from the Sovereign Leisure Centre.

Saturday Night Fever

Mon 8 - Sat 13 Dec 2014

A brand new production of the spectacular musical Saturday Night Fever

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

Fri 12 Dec 2014 - Sun 11 Jan 2015

Eastbourne's famous pantomime returns with this classic tale of Belle and the beast, but can love break the spell?

Santa Special

Santa Special

Sat 20 - Sun 21 Dec 2014

Meet Santa for a ride on the trains at Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway Park.

Viennese Strauss Christmas Gala

Sat 20 Dec 2014

Viennese Strauss Christmas Gala

Christmas With The Rat Pack: Live From Las Vegas

Tue 23 Dec 2014

Christmas With The Rat Pack: Live From Las Vegas

Chistmas Day at the Bandstand

Christmas Day Concert with Eastbourne Silver Band

Thu 25 Dec 2014

A popular and longstanding tradition, Eastbourne Silver Band under the directorship of Geoff Broom entertains you with over an hour of festive tunes

TARGET Dance: Bodies on Motion

Fri 9 - Sat 10 Jan 2015

TARGET Dance: Bodies on Motion

Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage

Tue 13 - Sat 24 Jan 2015

Dirty Dancing

The Jive Aces

Sat 17 Jan 2015

The Jive Aces

Calamity Jane

Sat 24 - Wed 28 Jan 2015

Calamity Jane

An Afternoon with Anita Harris and Her trio

Sun 8 Feb 2015

An Afternoon with Anita Harris and Her trio

La Traviata

Tue 10 Feb 2015

La Traviata

“Past & Present” with the Fortunes

Fri 13 Feb 2015

“Past & Present” with the Fortunes

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Sun 22 Feb 2015

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Whats on in Eastbourne this week

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  • Eastbourne Ancestors in The Pavilion at Redoubt Fortress & Military MuseumSat 1 Feb - Fri 19 Dec 2014This ground-breaking exhibition follows the biggest project of its kind, which saw scientific analysis of human remains dating back to the Bronze Age.
    Twixt Two Worlds at TownerSat 11 Oct 2014 - Sun 4 Jan 2015Twixt Two Worlds is presented in association with Brighton Photo Biennial (BPB14) BPB14 runs 4 October – 2 November 2014
    Land and Sea at TownerSat 13 Sep 2014 - Sun 18 Jan 2015A selection of new acquisitions and existing works from the permanent collection. The display will tie in with Twixt Two Worlds and will focus on works that use film and photography in their depiction of sea and landscapes.
    Ravilious Room at TownerSat 13 Sep 2014 - Mon 2 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.
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  • Eastbourne Ancestors in The Pavilion at Redoubt Fortress & Military MuseumSat 1 Feb - Fri 19 Dec 2014This ground-breaking exhibition follows the biggest project of its kind, which saw scientific analysis of human remains dating back to the Bronze Age.
    Twixt Two Worlds at TownerSat 11 Oct 2014 - Sun 4 Jan 2015Twixt Two Worlds is presented in association with Brighton Photo Biennial (BPB14) BPB14 runs 4 October – 2 November 2014
    Land and Sea at TownerSat 13 Sep 2014 - Sun 18 Jan 2015A selection of new acquisitions and existing works from the permanent collection. The display will tie in with Twixt Two Worlds and will focus on works that use film and photography in their depiction of sea and landscapes.
    Ravilious Room at TownerSat 13 Sep 2014 - Mon 2 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.
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  • Eastbourne Ancestors in The Pavilion at Redoubt Fortress & Military MuseumSat 1 Feb - Fri 19 Dec 2014This ground-breaking exhibition follows the biggest project of its kind, which saw scientific analysis of human remains dating back to the Bronze Age.
    Twixt Two Worlds at TownerSat 11 Oct 2014 - Sun 4 Jan 2015Twixt Two Worlds is presented in association with Brighton Photo Biennial (BPB14) BPB14 runs 4 October – 2 November 2014
    Land and Sea at TownerSat 13 Sep 2014 - Sun 18 Jan 2015A selection of new acquisitions and existing works from the permanent collection. The display will tie in with Twixt Two Worlds and will focus on works that use film and photography in their depiction of sea and landscapes.
    Ravilious Room at TownerSat 13 Sep 2014 - Mon 2 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.
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  • Eastbourne Ancestors in The Pavilion at Redoubt Fortress & Military MuseumSat 1 Feb - Fri 19 Dec 2014This ground-breaking exhibition follows the biggest project of its kind, which saw scientific analysis of human remains dating back to the Bronze Age.
    Twixt Two Worlds at TownerSat 11 Oct 2014 - Sun 4 Jan 2015Twixt Two Worlds is presented in association with Brighton Photo Biennial (BPB14) BPB14 runs 4 October – 2 November 2014
    Land and Sea at TownerSat 13 Sep 2014 - Sun 18 Jan 2015A selection of new acquisitions and existing works from the permanent collection. The display will tie in with Twixt Two Worlds and will focus on works that use film and photography in their depiction of sea and landscapes.
    Ravilious Room at TownerSat 13 Sep 2014 - Mon 2 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.
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  • Eastbourne Ancestors in The Pavilion at Redoubt Fortress & Military MuseumSat 1 Feb - Fri 19 Dec 2014This ground-breaking exhibition follows the biggest project of its kind, which saw scientific analysis of human remains dating back to the Bronze Age.
    Twixt Two Worlds at TownerSat 11 Oct 2014 - Sun 4 Jan 2015Twixt Two Worlds is presented in association with Brighton Photo Biennial (BPB14) BPB14 runs 4 October – 2 November 2014
    Land and Sea at TownerSat 13 Sep 2014 - Sun 18 Jan 2015A selection of new acquisitions and existing works from the permanent collection. The display will tie in with Twixt Two Worlds and will focus on works that use film and photography in their depiction of sea and landscapes.
    Ravilious Room at TownerSat 13 Sep 2014 - Mon 2 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.
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  • Eastbourne Ancestors in The Pavilion at Redoubt Fortress & Military MuseumSat 1 Feb - Fri 19 Dec 2014This ground-breaking exhibition follows the biggest project of its kind, which saw scientific analysis of human remains dating back to the Bronze Age.
    “The Royal Hippodrome’s Christmas Cracker” - A TheThu 6 Nov - Fri 26 Dec 2014“The Royal Hippodrome’s Christmas Cracker” - A Themed Variety Christmas Spectacular!
    Twixt Two Worlds at TownerSat 11 Oct 2014 - Sun 4 Jan 2015Twixt Two Worlds is presented in association with Brighton Photo Biennial (BPB14) BPB14 runs 4 October – 2 November 2014
    Land and Sea at TownerSat 13 Sep 2014 - Sun 18 Jan 2015A selection of new acquisitions and existing works from the permanent collection. The display will tie in with Twixt Two Worlds and will focus on works that use film and photography in their depiction of sea and landscapes.
    Ravilious Room at TownerSat 13 Sep 2014 - Mon 2 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.
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  • Eastbourne Ancestors in The Pavilion at Redoubt Fortress & Military MuseumSat 1 Feb - Fri 19 Dec 2014This ground-breaking exhibition follows the biggest project of its kind, which saw scientific analysis of human remains dating back to the Bronze Age.
    “The Royal Hippodrome’s Christmas Cracker” - A TheThu 6 Nov - Fri 26 Dec 2014“The Royal Hippodrome’s Christmas Cracker” - A Themed Variety Christmas Spectacular!
    Twixt Two Worlds at TownerSat 11 Oct 2014 - Sun 4 Jan 2015Twixt Two Worlds is presented in association with Brighton Photo Biennial (BPB14) BPB14 runs 4 October – 2 November 2014
    Land and Sea at TownerSat 13 Sep 2014 - Sun 18 Jan 2015A selection of new acquisitions and existing works from the permanent collection. The display will tie in with Twixt Two Worlds and will focus on works that use film and photography in their depiction of sea and landscapes.
    Ravilious Room at TownerSat 13 Sep 2014 - Mon 2 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.
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  • Shinewater Healthy Walk at Shinewater ParkFri 28 Nov 2014A lovely one hour's walk around the Shinewater Lake, suitable for all ages, abilities and fitness levels. Ideal if you want to meet new people, get or keep fit, or if you haven't got the time to go on long walks.
    Screaming Blue Murder Comedy Club at Winter GardensFri 28 Nov 2014Screaming Blue Murder Comedy Club
    Ghost Worlds at TownerFri 28 Nov 2014Live lit, author readings, ghost stories, talks and films explore photography, cinema and the uncanny. With a nod to Dia de los Muertos and Halloween, the night will also bring to life ghost worlds through arts & craft, face painting and de
    Meads Magic at Meads VillageFri 28 Nov 2014After the success of last year’s event “Meads Magic 2014” is an event not to be missed. Scheduled for Friday 28th November, from 2.30pm on Meads Street, it is set to be one of the highlights of the Christmas schedule in Eastbourne.
    Eastbourne Ancestors in The Pavilion at Redoubt Fortress & Military MuseumSat 1 Feb - Fri 19 Dec 2014This ground-breaking exhibition follows the biggest project of its kind, which saw scientific analysis of human remains dating back to the Bronze Age.
    “The Royal Hippodrome’s Christmas Cracker” - A TheThu 6 Nov - Fri 26 Dec 2014“The Royal Hippodrome’s Christmas Cracker” - A Themed Variety Christmas Spectacular!
    Twixt Two Worlds at TownerSat 11 Oct 2014 - Sun 4 Jan 2015Twixt Two Worlds is presented in association with Brighton Photo Biennial (BPB14) BPB14 runs 4 October – 2 November 2014
    Land and Sea at TownerSat 13 Sep 2014 - Sun 18 Jan 2015A selection of new acquisitions and existing works from the permanent collection. The display will tie in with Twixt Two Worlds and will focus on works that use film and photography in their depiction of sea and landscapes.
    Ravilious Room at TownerSat 13 Sep 2014 - Mon 2 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.
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28 November 2014 to 28 November 2014

Shinewater Healthy Walk at Shinewater ParkFri 28 Nov 2014A lovely one hour's walk around the Shinewater Lake, suitable for all ages, abilities and fitness levels. Ideal if you want to meet new people, get or keep fit, or if you haven't got the time to go on long walks.

28 November 2014 to 28 November 2014

Screaming Blue Murder Comedy Club at Winter GardensFri 28 Nov 2014Screaming Blue Murder Comedy Club

28 November 2014 to 28 November 2014

Ghost Worlds at TownerFri 28 Nov 2014Live lit, author readings, ghost stories, talks and films explore photography, cinema and the uncanny. With a nod to Dia de los Muertos and Halloween, the night will also bring to life ghost worlds through arts & craft, face painting and de

28 November 2014 to 28 November 2014

Meads Magic at Meads VillageFri 28 Nov 2014After the success of last year’s event “Meads Magic 2014” is an event not to be missed. Scheduled for Friday 28th November, from 2.30pm on Meads Street, it is set to be one of the highlights of the Christmas schedule in Eastbourne.

29 November 2014 to 29 November 2014

Old Town Food & Craft Market at Community WiseSat 29 Nov 2014A friendly welcoming atmosphere at a local market selling a wide variety of local produce and crafts. Refreshments are also on sale.

29 November 2014 to 29 November 2014

Peter Knight's Gigspanner at St Luke's CentreSat 29 Nov 2014Peter Knight’s Gigspanner was one of the best acts at the Great British Folk Festival 2012. The three musicians bring together a unique and distinctive blend of music from all over the world.

29 November 2014 to 29 November 2014

Front Line Eastbourne at Eastbourne Heritage CentreSat 29 Nov 2014This exhibition commemorates 75 years since World War II began and features vintage photographs from the Eastbourne Herald and Gazette newspapers.

29 November 2014 to 29 November 2014

Tenors Un Limited - ‘the Rat Pack of Opera’ - ‘S at Royal HippodromeSat 29 Nov 2014Tenors Un Limited - ‘the Rat Pack of Opera’ - ‘Show the Suit Who’s Boss!’ Tour 2014

29 November 2014 to 29 November 2014

Eastbourne Parkrun at Shinewater ParkSat 29 Nov 2014Enjoy 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!

29 November 2014 to 29 November 2014

Hello Kitty at Drusillas ParkSat 29 Nov 2014Brand new for 2014, Hello Kitty will return to her home at Drusillas on 20 dates during the year! Visit her in the beautiful themed house and have a souvenir photo taken with her.

29 November 2014 to 29 November 2014

Southern Youth Ballet: Coppelia at Congress TheatreSat 29 Nov 2014Southern Youth Ballet: Coppelia

30 November 2014 to 30 November 2014

London Philharmonic Orchestra at Congress TheatreSun 30 Nov 2014London Philharmonic Orchestra

29 November 2014 to 30 November 2014

Free Family Drop-in at TownerSat 29 - Sun 30 Nov 2014Art materials and family learning booklets are available in our Art Box activity room (or in an alternative space if Art Box is unavailable – please ask at the Welcome Desk).

29 November 2014 to 30 November 2014

Collection Store Tours at TownerSat 29 - Sun 30 Nov 2014Our Collection Store Tours provide the public with a unique opportunity to view the Towner Collection behind the scenes.

08 November 2014 to 14 December 2014

01 February 2014 to 19 December 2014

Eastbourne Ancestors in The Pavilion at Redoubt Fortress & Military MuseumSat 1 Feb - Fri 19 Dec 2014This ground-breaking exhibition follows the biggest project of its kind, which saw scientific analysis of human remains dating back to the Bronze Age.

06 November 2014 to 26 December 2014

“The Royal Hippodrome’s Christmas Cracker” - A TheThu 6 Nov - Fri 26 Dec 2014“The Royal Hippodrome’s Christmas Cracker” - A Themed Variety Christmas Spectacular!

29 November 2014 to 04 January 2015

The Winter Wonderland Illuminations at Drusillas ParkSat 29 Nov 2014 - Sun 4 Jan 2015Drusillas will be switching on their Winter Wonderland Illuminations daily with over 50,000 lights in an animal themed light show, synchronised to music. See a host of magical creatures in the ice-capped kingdom.

11 October 2014 to 04 January 2015

Twixt Two Worlds at TownerSat 11 Oct 2014 - Sun 4 Jan 2015Twixt Two Worlds is presented in association with Brighton Photo Biennial (BPB14) BPB14 runs 4 October – 2 November 2014

13 September 2014 to 18 January 2015

Land and Sea at TownerSat 13 Sep 2014 - Sun 18 Jan 2015A selection of new acquisitions and existing works from the permanent collection. The display will tie in with Twixt Two Worlds and will focus on works that use film and photography in their depiction of sea and landscapes.

13 September 2014 to 02 March 2015

Ravilious Room at TownerSat 13 Sep 2014 - Mon 2 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.

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