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Christmas in Eastbourne

Christmas in Eastbourne

Christmas breaks and festive shopping events for Eastbourne, East Sussex

Visit Eastbourne this Christmas for festive fun! Hit the shops and festive markets for unique Christmas presents and fun filled shopping events, and enjoy some late winter festivities in Eastbourne in the South Downs National Park. Dine out in the evening with one of our special offers and enjoy top entertainment with festive concerts, ballet and the highly acclaimed Eastbourne pantomime!

Your Guide to December in Eastbourne

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Download or print out our free festive advent calendar for your guide to what's on this Christmas.  With an idea for every day and 'don't miss' moments, make special memories this Christmas with VisitEastbourne.

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Christmas Fun Activities!

Christmas Maze

Kids, get ready for the when Father Christmas comes to visit with these Christmas inspired games and puzzles.

Take on the Christmas wordsearch and see if you can find every one, test your festive knowledge with our fun quiz or how about helping reunite Father Christmas with his Reindeer!

Christmas Maze

Christmas Word Search

Events in Eastbourne this Christmas

Winter Fair

Winter Craft & Gift Fair

Michelham Priory

Sat 11 - Sun 12 Nov 2017

Festive fun and tasty treats with over 100 stalls, decorations and music in this beautiful setting. Get all your Christmas shopping done in one go! A magical way to start the Christmas period.

BoHo Winter Light Festival

BoHo Winter Light Festival

Seaside Road

Sat 18 Nov 2017

A FREE festive event for all the community with sound stage, street entertainers, market stalls, arts and crafts, traditional children’s fairground and grotto. Plus children's lanterns in a Winter Light Procession.

Drusillas Christmas Lights

The Winter Wonderland Illuminations

Drusillas Park

Sat 18 Nov 2017 - Mon 1 Jan 2018

Drusillas will be switching on their Winter Wonderland Illuminations daily with over 50,000 lights in an animal themed light show, synchronised to music. For accurate up to date information on prices please visit the website.

Meads Magic

Meads Magic

Meads Village

Fri 24 Nov 2017

Meads Magic 2017 returns for a night of festive village fun on 24th November. Now in its sixth year, Meads Magic is a firm favourite of the Eastbourne Christmas diary.

Little Chelsea Little Christmas

Little Christmas in Little Chelsea

Little Chelsea

Fri 1 Dec 2017

Little Christmas In Little Chelsea, Eastbourne’s annual Christmas extravaganza, will revert back to one day in its ninth year on Friday 1 December 2017.

Neon Noel

Neon Noel

Little Chelsea

Fri 1 - Sun 3 Dec 2017

Neon Noel looks set to return with another Christmas lights spectacular luminale in Eastbourne.

Bourne Chorus

A Little Christmas Music

Christ Church

Sat 2 Dec 2017

Bourne Chorus is an award-winning, small, close vocal harmony group based in Eastbourne. We all share a passion for singing and a love of entertaining.

Yule Log

Christmas at the Priory

Michelham Priory

Sat 2 - Sun 17 Dec 2017

Discover the fascinating history of Christmas and how it has been celebrated throughout the ages.

Christmas

Christmas Songs by Starlight

The Observatory Science Centre

Sat 2 Dec 2017

Come and enjoy a host of Christmas songs with our choir. There will be mulled wine and a mince pie to help bring in the festive cheer (alternatives will be offered to the children).

Motcombe Christmas Fair

Motcombe Village Christmas Fair

Motcombe Gardens

Sat 2 Dec 2017

Motcombe village Christmas fair is confirmed to return on Saturday 2nd December 2017 to Crown Street and Star Road in Motcombe!

Woodland Christmas

'Rewards and Fairies' woodland Christmas

Bateman's

Sat 2 Dec 2017 - Mon 1 Jan 2018

Discover the magic of Kipling's 'Rewards and Fairies' in the house and garden with our woodland Christmas theme.

Santa Specials

Santa Specials

Spa Valley Railway

Sat 2 - Sun 3 Dec 2017

Tickets are now on sale for the popular Santa Specials at the Spa Valley Railway in Royal Tunbridge Wells.

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Eastbourne College

Wed 6 - Sat 9 Dec 2017

On Christmas Eve, Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by ghosts offering him the chance of a better future who teach him it is never too late to change

Christmas Sale

Christmas Art Sale

Under Ground Theatre

Fri 8 - Fri 29 Dec 2017

In time for Christmas, choose a present from a variety of original paintings and artworks donated, for the benefit of raising funds for the charitable Eastbourne Arts Centre, from private collections.

Neon Noel

Neon Noel

Little Chelsea

Fri 8 - Sun 10 Dec 2017

Neon Noel looks set to return with another Christmas lights spectacular luminale in Eastbourne.

Santa Specials

Santa Specials

Spa Valley Railway

Sat 9 - Sun 10 Dec 2017

Tickets are now on sale for the popular Santa Specials at the Spa Valley Railway in Royal Tunbridge Wells.

Santa's Grotto

Santa's Grotto

Knockhatch Adventure Park

Sat 9 - Sun 10 Dec 2017

Santa will be visiting us at Knockhatch. Come and visit Santa in his grotto.

Christmas Carol Service

Christmas Carol Service

All Saints' Church

Thu 14 Dec 2017

You are welcome to join us at the College carol service for visitors.

Christmas Open Stage Night

Christmas Open Stage Night

Under Ground Theatre

Thu 14 Dec 2017

SINGERS, MUSICIANS, MAGICIANS, COMEDIANS, POETS, WHISTLERS, YODELERS AND MORE! HERE’S OUR PLATFORM FOR ENTERTAINERS OF 13+ TO TAKE TO THE UGT STAGE, WITH GREAT LIGHTING, SOUND & AUDIENCE.

Neon Noel

Neon Noel

Little Chelsea

Fri 15 - Sun 17 Dec 2017

Neon Noel looks set to return with another Christmas lights spectacular luminale in Eastbourne.

The Drawtones Christmas Show

The Drawtones Christmas Show

Under Ground Theatre

Fri 15 Dec 2017

Tonight’s show will feature music from many of the finest jazz legends, together with a seasonal collection of Christmas tunes arranged brilliantly in the classic Hammond groove style The Drawtones are becoming recognised for.

Christmas Dance Night

Christmas Dance Night

Under Ground Theatre

Sat 16 Dec 2017

The Christmas Dance Night at the UGT spans three eras – 50s, 60s and 70s. Music played will include songs from the 50s, 60s and 70s – music guaranteed to have you dancing the night away.

Santa Specials

Santa Specials

Spa Valley Railway

Sat 16 - Sun 17 Dec 2017

Tickets are now on sale for the popular Santa Specials at the Spa Valley Railway in Royal Tunbridge Wells.

Santa's Grotto

Santa's Grotto

Knockhatch Adventure Park

Sat 16 - Sun 17 Dec 2017

Santa will be visiting us at Knockhatch. Come and visit Santa in his grotto.

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army Christmas Concert

Royal Hippodrome

Sun 17 Dec 2017

Come join the Salvation Army as they bring their annual Christmas carol Concert back to the Royal Hippodrome.

The Night Before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas

Royal Hippodrome

Mon 18 - Wed 20 Dec 2017

On the night before Christmas, Emily stares out of the window, hugs her teddy and waits excitedly for the morning, while in the corner a little mouse called Eddie can’t understand why only humans are allowed to get presents

Santa Specials

Santa Specials

Spa Valley Railway

Thu 21 - Sun 24 Dec 2017

Tickets are now on sale for the popular Santa Specials at the Spa Valley Railway in Royal Tunbridge Wells.

Santa's Grotto

Santa's Grotto

Knockhatch Adventure Park

Thu 21 - Sat 23 Dec 2017

Santa will be visiting us at Knockhatch. Come and visit Santa in his grotto.

The Night Before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas

Royal Hippodrome

Fri 22 - Sun 24 Dec 2017

On the night before Christmas, Emily stares out of the window, hugs her teddy and waits excitedly for the morning, while in the corner a little mouse called Eddie can’t understand why only humans are allowed to get presents

Christmas Day at the Bandstand

Christmas Day Concert

Eastbourne Bandstand

Mon 25 Dec 2017

Eastbourne Bandstand will be packed again this year as the traditional Christmas and New Year concerts return to the south coast with fantastic festive entertainment, and it is all for free.

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