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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, one of the UK's biggest FREE seafront airshows or the challenging Beachy Head Marathon.

For a more relaxed time book tickets for the Aegon International Eastbourne tennis tournament at Devonshire Park or stroll around our French and Italian markets. Browse over 600 events in Eastbourne happening in Eastbourne throughout the year and check out our 'Events this week' section to see the very latest of what's on in Eastbourne.

Coming Up

1812 Firework Concerts

1812 Firework Concerts

Wed 27 Sep 2017

Performed by a different band every week.

Elvis Tribute

Elvis Tribute Show

Fri 29 Sep 2017

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

Queen Tribute

Queen Tribute Show

Sat 30 Sep 2017

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

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Abba Tribute Show

Fri 6 Oct 2017

Abba Tribute Show with Abba Fever

Madness Tribute Show

Madness Tribute Show

Sat 7 Oct 2017

Madness Tribute band Badness formed in 1994, Badness have been a market leader in the tribute scene.

Christmas Day at the Bandstand

Christmas Day Concert

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.

Boxing Day at the Bandstand

Boxing Day Concert

Tue 26 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.

New Years Day at the Bandstand

New Years Day Concert

Mon 1 Jan 2018

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.

Easter Sunday Concert

Traditional Easter Concert

Sun 1 Apr 2018

Our traditional Easter concert with our very own town band 'Eastbourne Silver Band' kicks off the entertainment season.

Walk FEST

The Essence of Eastbourne Walk (Walk FEST)

Fri 29 Sep 2017

This walk gives a different view of the Town's history. There'll be stops along the way to discuss and explore Eastbourne's more hidden heritage and fascinating stories. The walk will be leisurely but will involve some steps.

Spooky Fortress

Spooky October Half Term Trail and crafts

Sat 21 - Sun 29 Oct 2017

Explore the spooky fortress, look out for the scary bats lurking round every corner, have a go at our scary halloween crafts and pick up a tasty treat at the end!

Spooky Stairs

Twilight Tours

Sat 21 - Sun 29 Oct 2017

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

Stargazing

Stargazing with Eastbourne Astronomical Society

Sat 28 Oct 2017

Discover the secrets of Space with Eastbourne Astronomical Society

The Exorcist

The Exorcist (Directors Cut) film screening

Tue 31 Oct 2017

Dare you brave the fortress on Halloween for a Directors Cut screening of the Exorcist followed by a ghost tour of the fortress.

hound of the baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles film screening

Sat 18 Nov 2017

Join us to celebrate the 125th Anniversary of the first Sherlock Holmes story with Hound of the Baskervilles film screening at the fortress

Stargazing

Stargazing with Eastbourne Astronomical Society

Sat 25 Nov 2017

Discover the secrets of Space with Eastbourne Astronomical Society

Stargazing

Stargazing with Eastbourne Astronomical Society

Sat 20 Jan 2018

Discover the secrets of Space with Eastbourne Astronomical Society

Stargazing

Stargazing with Eastbourne Astronomical Society

Sat 24 Feb 2018

Discover the secrets of Space with Eastbourne Astronomical Society

Stargazing

Stargazing with Eastbourne Astronomical Society

Sat 24 Mar 2018

Discover the secrets of Space with Eastbourne Astronomical Society

Magnificent Motos

Magnificent Motors

Sat 5 - Sun 6 May 2018

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!

25 - 27 May 2018

Beer & Cider by the Sea

Fri 25 - Sun 27 May 2018

Eastbourne’s seafront Western Lawns plays host to the south coast’s food and drink festival in May 2018, as ‘Beer and Cider by the Sea’ kicked off a three day extravaganza to tantalise the taste buds.

Eastbourne Triathlon

Eastbourne Triathlon

Sun 10 Jun 2018

Take on this iconic 600m sea swim, 19km cycle, taking in the stunning (but tough) Beachy Head climb, South Downs and the lovely promenade.

What's on This Week

Best of Art

Best of the Art

Mon 4 Sep - Fri 20 Oct 2017

20 March - 12 November 2017

Living on the Edge: 8000 years by the sea

Mon 20 Mar - Sun 12 Nov 2017

Now, Today, Tomorrow

Now, Today, Tomorrow and Always

Sat 22 Jul - Sun 8 Oct 2017

Sussex Open

Sussex Open Exhibition

Sat 22 Jul - Sun 1 Oct 2017

Variety Performance

A Right Royal Variety Performance

Tue 26 - Wed 27 Sep 2017

Informal Concert

Informal Concerts

Tue 26 Sep 2017

The Ghost's Touch

The Ghost's Touch

Tue 26 - Sat 30 Sep 2017

1812 Firework Concerts

1812 Firework Concerts

Wed 27 Sep 2017

National Poetry Day

National Poetry Day

Wed 27 Sep 2017

Walk Fest

Eastbourne and Lewes WalkFEST

Fri 29 Sep - Sun 1 Oct 2017

Elvis Tribute

Elvis Tribute Show

Fri 29 Sep 2017

G4

G4 in Concert

Fri 29 Sep 2017

A Green and Pleasant Land

A Green and Pleasant Land

Sat 30 Sep 2017 - Sun 21 Jan 2018

Artists in Conversation

Artists in Conversation

Sat 30 Sep 2017

Mark Edward's the Cloggz

Mark Edward's the Cloggz

Sat 30 Sep 2017

Queen Tribute

Queen Tribute Show

Sat 30 Sep 2017

Major Events in Eastbourne

Eastbourne Cycling Festival
Cycling Festival
Magnificent Motors festival in Eastbourne, photo by Graham Huntley
Magnificent Motors
Red Arrows at Airbourne: Eastbourne International Airshow
Airbourne: Eastbourne International Airshow

16 - 19 August 2018

Voted UK's best free airshow, see fast jets, aerobatics, military displays, pleasure flights and fireworks finale all return in August. Regular favourites include the Red Arrows, Chinook, Typhoon and much more!

Culture, Entertainment and Heritage

Rent the musical at Eastbourne Theatre

Theatre shows in Eastbourne

From outdoor shakespeare to the best of the West End 

Eastbourne Bandstand concerts and events

Live music at the Bandstand

Pop tributes, fireworks, kids disco, big band and more, all by the beach

Westbury Horse by Eric Ravilious - Towner Art Gallery

Exhibitions at Galleries and Museums

Latest exhibitions and contemporary art in Eastbourne

Heritage events in Eastbourne, photo by Graham Huntley

Heritage Events in Eastbourne

Historic moments, moving stories and fascinating heritage events in Eastbourne

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