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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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Radical View at Towner

A Radical View: William Gear as Curator until 31 Aug

The abstract painter William Gear (1915–1997) was Towner’s curator from 1958 until 1964. During this time, he added to the diversity and modernity of the permanent Collection with his acquisitions. This Collection Display celebrates Gear’s time at Towner and brings together some of the key purchases and acquisitions that demonstrate the important role he played in the gallery’s story.

 

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LTA SoE

LTA South of England Tennis Championships

Mon 31 Aug - Sat 5 Sep 2015

Over 35's tennis championships featuring players from all over the UK, at one of the worlds best grass court venues. Watch for free in the beautiful surroundings of Devonshire Park, or play - contact the Lawn Tennis Association.

Rugby World Cup 2015

Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour

Wed 2 Sep 2015

Rugby World Cup 2015 fever is set to storm Eastbourne this September, with big screen events on the opening weekend and a visit from the Webb Ellis Cup as part of the 100-day Trophy Tour of the UK and Ireland.

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.

Spindle

Treasure

Mon 16 Mar - Sun 15 Nov 2015

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

Halfway To Paradise

Halfway To Paradise

Thu 3 Sep 2015

Billy Fury was Britain's own Elvis - & the girls loved him!

Eastbourne Traditional Market

Traditional Seafront Market

Thu 3 - Sun 6 Sep 2015

Come and sample the delights of the Continent as Eastbourne seafront is transformed into a bustling European market place.

The Magic Of Motown

The Magic Of Motown

Fri 4 Sep 2015

Britain’s biggest Motown spectacular embarks on its 2015 nationwide tour with an all-new, all-star show.

Henrietta the Hippo's Funhouse - Space

Henrietta the Hippo's Funhouse - Space

Sat 5 Sep 2015

Henrietta the Hippo's Funhouse - Space

Waterloo 200

Waterloo 200

Sat 5 Sep 2015

Commemorating 200 years since the Battle of Waterloo, the Redoubt is proud to present an evening of music and history, bringing alive the period from Trafalgar to Waterloo culminating in the 1812 Overture.

Sound of the Rat Pack

The Sound of the Rat Pack

Sun 6 Sep 2015

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

Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar

Tue 8 - Sat 12 Sep 2015

Jesus Christ Superstar exploded onto the musical scene in 1971 - stunning audiences and changing the face of musical theatre forever.

Screen on the Green Eastbourne

Screen on the Green - Last Night of the Proms!

Sat 12 Sep 2015

Proms fans should head to the Western Lawns on Saturday, September 12, for a special live screening of the event.

Rugby World Cup 2015 Welcome Ceremony

Rugby World Cup Welcome Ceremony for South Africa

Sun 13 Sep 2015

Eastbourne Bandstand has been chosen to host the Rugby World Cup 2015 Welcome Ceremony for the South African rugby team on 13 September, along with sixteen other landmark venues across England and Wales chosen to host the ceremonies for

Free Festival of Sport

Festival of Sport

Fri 18 Sep 2015

Join in the fun at the three day Festival of Sport at Eastbourne Rugby Club. Kicking off on 18 September and celebrating local sport in the community, the free festival will feature the 1st team’s first game of the season, world-class

Jasper Carrott

Fri 18 Sep 2015

Jasper is back to his very best....mic in hand regaling the audience with his inimitable stand up routines before introducing his musical compatriots that have been 'rockin' audiences all over the world.

Free Festival of Sport

Festival of Sport

Sat 19 Sep 2015

Join in the fun at the three day Festival of Sport at Eastbourne Rugby Club. Kicking off on 18 September and celebrating local sport in the community, the free festival will feature the 1st team’s first game of the season, world-class

Free Festival of Sport

Festival of Sport

Sun 20 Sep 2015

Join in the fun at the three day Festival of Sport at Eastbourne Rugby Club. Kicking off on 18 September and celebrating local sport in the community, the free festival will feature the 1st team’s first game of the season, world-class

Coast & Country

Coast and Country Walking Festival

Thu 24 Sep - Fri 2 Oct 2015

Discover the Downland around the eastern gateway of the South Downs National Park at this great new walking festival.

Die Fledermaus

Thu 24 Sep 2015

Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent Production with international soloists, a full orchestra and highly praised chorus.

Carmen

Fri 25 Sep 2015

Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent Production with international soloists, a full orchestra and highly praised chorus.

Sooty & Friends

Sat 26 Sep 2015

Sooty and Friends Magic Show with Richard Cadell returns to Eastbourne. Join them for a morning of magic, mayhem and fun like only Sooty has been doing for over 65 years now.

Summerdown Blue Boys

Summerdown Camp Project Exhibition

Thu 1 Oct - Sun 15 Nov 2015

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

Twilight Tours

Twilight Tours

Fri 2 - Sat 3 Oct 2015

October is a spooky month at the Redoubt, as the 200 year old fortification opens up for Twilight Tours every Friday and Saturday.

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