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Big Sea Swim in Eastbourne, photo by Graham Huntley

Study in Eastbourne

Study in the vibrant south coast resort of Eastbourne. Learn English at one of the many language schools or study at the University of Brighton campus in Eastbourne. The sunniest resort in the UK, Eastbourne offers a packed programme of events and is a gateway to the South Downs National Park and just 60 minutes from London Gatwick, making it the ideal location for studying and exploring the South East.

Download research and facts about Eastbourne, including the number of visitors and economic impacts.

Language Schools in Eastbourne

LTC2

Language Teaching Centre Eastbourne

A British Council accredited English language school. *General English Courses *IELTS and Cambridge First Certificate exam preparation. *Young learner summer school *Special courses for closed groups at any time of year.

EF Language School, Eastbourne

EF Language School

EF Language Schools Ltd

Private language school in the heart of Eastbourne, recently renovated school with modern facilities.

Eastbourne School of English

Eastbourne School of English

Founded in 1936, Eastbourne School of English, is a not-for-profit school with an international reputation for providing a wide range of quality English language courses for adults, expert teachers and excellent student services.

St Bedes International Summer School

Bede's Summer School

Bede's International Summer School, part of Bede's School Trust, has been running high-quality residential programmes for children, teenagers and young adults since 1993. Today, we offer 5 different types of programme at 7 locations.

ISS1

International Summer School

Moira House School

International Summer School is a small, family-run operation with almost 20 years experience of residential summer schools and independant boarding schools in East Sussex. The school is accredited by the British Council.

Sussex Downs College

Sussex Downs College

Sussex Downs College offers high-quality programmes on a modern campus located a short distance from Eastbourne town centre. Our facilities include a library, an IT suite, professional standard theatre and sporting facilities.

ELAC Language School

ELAC Study Vacations

A British Council accredited English language school. Summer Residential & Family Stay Courses for 12-17 Year Olds. Special courses for closed groups at certain times of the year. Venues include Eastbourne College and St Andrews School.

University Campus

University of Brighton Campus in Eastbourne

This leading multi-campus University offers one of the best teaching quality ratings in the UK and a strong research record, with under-graduate courses in hospitality, tourism and sport at the Eastbourne campus.

University of Brighton

Chelsea School of Sport

From foundation degrees to PhD programmes, Chelsea School has over 100 years of experience in education, research and consultancy, gaining an international reputation. Part of the University of Brighton, the school is located at the Eastbourne campus.

Culinary Arts Studio

The Culinary Arts Studio provides state of the art commerical kitchen facilities for learning and development, and is part of the School of Service Management at the University of Brighton. Also available for team building days, product development and research.

On Our Doorstep

South Downs National Park

Cycling in the South Downs National Park

Study in Eastbourne and explore the stunning coastal scenery of the South Downs National Park and iconic beauty spot Beachy Head. Featured in many Hollywood films, including Harry Potter, James Bond and Pearl Harbour.

Film Locations

Events & Cultural Highlights in Eastbourne

The Blades at Airbourne, Eastbourne International Airshow

Eastbourne offers a wide range of vibrant events from the annual Airbourne airshow in August, to international tennis, endurance sports, beer festivals and rock and pop tribute nights at the seafront Bandstand.  

Coupled with leading comedy acts, musicals direct from London's West End, ballet, opera, cutting edge drama and contemporary touring art exhibitions, there are many cultural highlights to enjoy in Eastbourne.

Events in Eastbourne

Major Events

World No.5 Caroline Wozniacki

Aegon International Eastbourne

Devonshire Park

Fri 23 Jun - Sat 1 Jul 2017

Enjoy world class tennis action from top women of the WTA tour, in this exciting pre-Wimbledon tournament at Eastbourne's Devonshire Park. Prices depend on court and date.

Alice in Wonderland

Alice In Wonderland-Ballet Theatre UK

Royal Hippodrome

Sat 24 Jun 2017

Come with Alice on a magical adventure as she tumbles into Wonderland!

Becky Beasley, Sedium Joy

Becky Beasley: Ous

Towner Art Gallery

Sat 29 Apr - Sun 9 Jul 2017

St Leonards based artist Becky Beasley will create six individual - but conceptually connected - room installations based around her interest in specific qualities of Eric Ravilious' practise.

Eastbourne Feastival

Eastbourne Feastival

Princes Park

Sat 24 - Sun 25 Jun 2017

This weekend long show brings together people from all over the globe mixing culture, food and music in a great setting near Eastbourne’s beautiful seafront at Princes Park.

20 March - 12 November 2017

Living on the Edge: 8000 years by the sea

The Pavilion

Mon 20 Mar - Sun 12 Nov 2017

From Neolithic enclosures to Iron Age field systems and Second World War defences the archaeology of the Seven Sisters covers thousands of years of history.

image: Eric Ravilious, Two Women in a Garden, 1939

Ravilious & Co: The Pattern of Friendship

Towner Art Gallery

Sat 27 May - Sun 17 Sep 2017

English Artist Designers 1922 – 1942. This major touring exhibition of the artist and designer Eric Ravilious (1903-1942), coincides with the 75th anniversary of his death.

Robbie Williams Tribute Show

Robbie Williams Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Sat 24 Jun 2017

The UK's Official Number 1 Robbie Williams Tribute Its a show you "feel" that doesn't "come undone" and is "strong" as he "entertains you" with "angels" and "candy" and since the "millennium" Paul has been the real "rock DJ!" Haha...

1812 Firework Concerts

1812 Firework Concerts

Eastbourne Bandstand

Wed 28 Jun 2017

Performed by a different band every week.

One Man Two Guvnors

One Man Two Guvnors

Devonshire Park Theatre

Thu 29 Jun - Sat 22 Jul 2017

It’s Brighton, 1963. Skiffle bands, East-End Gangsters, an 87 year old waiter with balance problems and one man with two needy bosses are set on a collision course in this frenetic comedy.

Pink & Katy Perry Tribute Show

Pink & Katy Perry Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Fri 30 Jun 2017

Pink & Katy Perry Tribute with Vicky Jackson and Her Band With an identical look and sound, it is one of the most authentic acts. Audiences are seen cheering on, dancing to some of the best tracks of Pink & Katy.

The Carpenters Tribute Show

The Carpenters Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Sat 1 Jul 2017

Solitaire are a fantastic tribute to the music of the great Karen Carpenter. Formed by professional musicians, dedicated to recreating the sound, the band is fronted by Chloe who has Karen's vocals spot on. Hearing is believing!

World Music - Salsa & Cuban Night

World Music - Salsa & Cuban Night

Eastbourne Bandstand

Sun 2 Jul 2017

World Music - Salsa & Cuban Night With Son Guarachando. Son Guarachando are one of the top exponents of Cuban Salsa, Cumbia and Latin music working in the UK today.

1812 Firework Concerts

1812 Firework Concerts

Eastbourne Bandstand

Wed 5 Jul 2017

Performed by a different band every week.

A taste of the continent

Seafront Market

Eastbourne Seafront

Thu 6 - Sun 9 Jul 2017

Come and sample the delights of the UK and abroad as Eastbourne seafront is transformed into a bustling Seafront market place.

Neil Diamond Tribute Show

Neil Diamond Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Fri 7 Jul 2017

As Neil Diamond marks 50 years at the top of his profession, singer and guitarist Bob Drury with his band, described as the UK’s ‘Voice of Neil’, celebrates the life and work of this musical legend.

999 Emergency Services Display

999 Emergency Services Display

Western Lawns

Sat 8 - Sun 9 Jul 2017

A fantastic free emergency services spectacular on Eastbourne's seafront Western Lawns. Get a close look at emergency response vehicles, get on board a fire engine or ambulance, try out the hoses, and much more.

UB40 Tribute Show

UB40 Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Sat 8 Jul 2017

Rats In The Kitchen are the world's number 1 UB40 Tribute Show currently touring the UK, Ireland, Europe and recently India. Fully live, eight piece band, performing one and a half hours of pulsating reggae hits!

Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show

Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Sun 9 Jul 2017

Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show with Fleetingwood Mac Fleetingwood Mac are a young and energetic tribute bring across the live sound of Fleetwood Mac. With just one guitar, a keyboard, a drum kit, a man on the bass and of course, the vocals! a

Tour of Sussex Cycle Race

Tour of Sussex Cycle Race

Eastbourne Seafront

Sun 9 Jul 2017

Having recovered from the previous days efforts, riders will be riding the now infamous Beachy Head course. A great family event to spectate and support all the cyclists!

1812 Firework Concerts

1812 Firework Concerts

Eastbourne Bandstand

Wed 12 Jul 2017

Performed by a different band every week.

Eagles

Eagles Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Fri 14 Jul 2017

The Alter Eagles are an experienced, authentic Eagles tribute band. Formed in 2003, they perform the whole repertoire of Eagles tracks, from tasteful country rock - complete with full harmonies.

Beachlife Festival

Beach Life Festival ft Eastbourne Extreme

Beachlife Festival ft Eastbourne Extreme

Sat 15 - Sun 16 Jul 2017

Beachlife Festival featuring Eastbourne Extreme, the south coast's coolest, fastest and most intense free sports festival is back with a vengeance.

Pet Shop Boys Tribute Show

The Pet Shop Boys Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Sat 15 Jul 2017

Pet Shop Boys Tribute have been a successful tribute band for the last six years. With an uncanny likeness and sound to Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe, a show not to be missed.

Sound of The Sixties with The Zoots

Sound of The Sixties

Eastbourne Bandstand

Sun 16 Jul 2017

Join The Zoots as they relive the 1960's in a non stop, sharp and spectacular live music concert. Be prepared to be wowed by this show cram packed with hits, filled with tight harmonies, outstanding music and a highly contagious energy.

1812 Firework Concerts

1812 Firework Concerts

Eastbourne Bandstand

Wed 19 Jul 2017

Performed by a different band every week.

Amy Winehouse Tribute Show

Amy Winehouse Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Fri 21 Jul 2017

Tania began her unique and authentic tribute to the multi-award winning vocalist Amy Winehouse, not only whipping up a frenzy across the UK, but also taking the rest of the World by storm!

Legendary 80's icons

Go West

The Winter Garden

Fri 21 Jul 2017

EasyTheatres proudly presents for 2017, legendary 80’s icons GO WEST.

Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras

Eastbourne Seafront

Sat 22 Jul 2017

Eastbourne's first pride festival! A fun-filled, colourful procession on Eastbourne seafront organised by Eastbourne's LGBT community. Featuring dancers, music and drag queens.

Multi-Tribute Comedy Show

Multi-Tribute Comedy Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Sat 22 Jul 2017

Multi-Tribute Comedy Show with The Professionals

James Bond

An Evening of James Bond

Eastbourne Bandstand

Sun 23 Jul 2017

Q the music (formally the Bond Band) were formed in 2004 by Trumpeter Warren Ringham (BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, English National Opera) and were the very first of its kind!

County Cup in Eastbourne

Aegon Summer County Cup

Devonshire Park

Mon 24 - Fri 28 Jul 2017

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.

Kid's Disco Party Night

Kids Disco Party

Eastbourne Bandstand

Tue 25 Jul 2017

A treat for the Summer Holidays Tuesday evenings during the summer holidays it's party time! Join the party, the kids won't want the school holidays to end.

Sweet Charity

Sweet Charity

Devonshire Park Theatre

Tue 25 - Sat 29 Jul 2017

A bright and sophisticated musical comedy following the journey of Charity Hope Valentine as she searches for love.

1812 Firework Concerts

1812 Firework Concerts

Eastbourne Bandstand

Wed 26 Jul 2017

Performed by a different band every week.

EODS Shakespeare production

EODS Presents Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors

Italian Gardens

Wed 26 Jul - Sat 5 Aug 2017

EODS will be performing a fabulous production of one of Shakespeare's plays at the beautiful Italian Gardens. Using the garden's stunning Italianate arbours as a stage, the surroundings provide a natural amphitheatre for Shakespeare.

A taste of the continent

Seafront Market

Eastbourne Seafront

Thu 27 - Sun 30 Jul 2017

Come and sample the delights of the UK and abroad as Eastbourne seafront is transformed into a bustling Seafront market place.

Police Tribute Show

Police & Sting Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Fri 28 Jul 2017

The Police Force are a three piece outfit who have gaining a reputation as one of the best tribute acts on the circuit. The full array of hits are here from the unmistakable five number one’s.

Hampden Park Hot Air Balloon Festival

Hot Air Balloon Festival

Hampden Park

Sat 29 - Sun 30 Jul 2017

A brilliant and brand new event for Eastbourne arrives with up to 25 Hot Air Balloons visiting Hampden Park. A first for the South East kindly sponsored by Gatwick Airport.

Eastbourne Lammas Festival

Lammas Festival

Western Lawns

Sat 29 - Sun 30 Jul 2017

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.

Oasis Tribute Show

Oasis Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Sat 29 Jul 2017

Oaceis capture the sound look and feel of the Band from the 1994-1997 era performing tracks from Definitely Maybe and Whats the Story Morning Glory with a few famous B-sides and thrown in for good measure.

Bee Gees Tribute Show

Bee Gees Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Sun 30 Jul 2017

Bee Gees tribute band Stayin Alive UK recreate the most accurate portrayal of the Brothers Gibb, covering hits from all the decades. Their uncanny resemblance has to be seen to be believed!

Body Double

Body Double

Devonshire Park Theatre

Tue 1 - Sat 5 Aug 2017

A play that keeps its audience guessing, a play about pretence, a play about the different roles people assume in life, about the dangers of pretending to be someone we’re not.

1812 Firework Concerts

1812 Firework Concerts

Eastbourne Bandstand

Wed 2 Aug 2017

Performed by a different band every week.

Gostinitsa

The Moscow State Circus ‘Hotel’ Production

Princes Park

Thu 3 - Tue 8 Aug 2017

The Moscow State Circus returns to Eastbourne with its latest and greatest production Gostinitsa. A show that promises to have all the spectacle and nerve-tingling, edge of your seat thrills for the whole family.

Tennis events at Devonshire Park

GB Men's 35s Inter-County Tennis Championships

Devonshire Park

Fri 4 - Sun 6 Aug 2017

Forty-four counties are divided into eleven groups of four teams that take part over three days in August each year.The World class grass courts provide a great stage for this superb battle of the counties.

Fort Awakens

The Fort Awakens

Redoubt Fortress

Sat 5 - Sun 6 Aug 2017

Join us for a weekend of discovery! Meet the Faces of the Fort and find Napoleonic Soldiers defending the fortress, undergoing gruesome surgery and telling tales of times gone by!

Kid's Disco Party Night

Kids Disco Party

Eastbourne Bandstand

Tue 8 Aug 2017

A treat for the Summer Holidays Tuesday evenings during the summer holidays it's party time! Join the party, the kids won't want the school holidays to end.

Jersey Nights

New Jersey Nights

Devonshire Park Theatre

Tue 8 - Sat 12 Aug 2017

Direct from the USA the international smash hit show New Jersey Nights comes to the UK as part of their world tour.

1812 Firework Concerts

1812 Firework Concerts

Eastbourne Bandstand

Wed 9 Aug 2017

Performed by a different band every week.

A taste of the continent

Seafront Market

Eastbourne Seafront

Thu 10 - Sun 13 Aug 2017

Come and sample the delights of the UK and abroad as Eastbourne seafront is transformed into a bustling Seafront market place.

Rod Stewart Tribute Show

Rod Stewart Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Sat 12 Aug - Wed 12 Jul 2017

When it comes to tribute acts, Rod Stuart, is without doubt one of the finest Rod Stewart tribute artists there is. Not only is he an uncanny Rod Stewart look alike, he is a fantastic soundalike too.

Footloose!

Footloose

Devonshire Park Theatre

Tue 15 - Sat 19 Aug 2017

Footloose is back and better than ever before! Everybody cut loose as the explosive 1980s rock ‘n' roll sensation bursts on to the stage in a remastered show for 2017.

1812 Firework Concerts

1812 Firework Concerts

Eastbourne Bandstand

Wed 16 Aug 2017

Performed by a different band every week.

Airbourne - picture by Scott Morley

Airbourne - Eastbourne International Airshow

Airbourne

Thu 17 - Sun 20 Aug 2017

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

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Abba Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Fri 18 Aug 2017

Abba Tribute Show with Abba Fever

Bucks Fizz

Bucks Fizz

The Winter Garden

Sat 19 Aug 2017

Cheryl Baker, Mike Nolan and Jay Aston - Eurovision Winners and former members of 80's pop sensation Bucks Fizz.

Airbourne Fireworks

Airbourne Fireworks

Airbourne

Sun 20 Aug 2017

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

Glenn Miller Orchestra

Glenn Miller Orchestra

The Winter Garden

Sun 20 Aug 2017

“Ray's In The Mood” as the world’s greatest Big Band transports you back to the heady days and music of the 1940s - with the fabulous harmonies of the Moonlight Serenaders and the sublime vocals of Catherine Sykes and Mark Porter.

Kid's Disco Party Night

Kids Disco Party

Eastbourne Bandstand

Tue 22 Aug 2017

A treat for the Summer Holidays Tuesday evenings during the summer holidays it's party time! Join the party, the kids won't want the school holidays to end.

1812 Firework Concerts

1812 Firework Concerts

Eastbourne Bandstand

Wed 23 Aug 2017

Performed by a different band every week.

Wait Until Dark

Wait Until Dark

Devonshire Park Theatre

Thu 24 Aug - Sat 2 Sep 2017

From the hand of Frederick Knott, author of Dial M For Murder, and the producers behind Night Must Fall and Birdsong, comes a major revival of the classic, edge of your seat, thriller Wait Until Dark.

Tennis events at Devonshire Park

GB Womens 35s Inter County Tennis Championships

Devonshire Park

Fri 25 - Sun 27 Aug 2017

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.

A taste of the continent

Seafront Market

Eastbourne Seafront

Fri 25 - Mon 28 Aug 2017

Come and sample the delights of the UK and abroad as Eastbourne seafront is transformed into a bustling Seafront market place.

A Night in Nashville Hosted by Sarah Jayne

A Night in Nashville

Eastbourne Bandstand

Sun 27 Aug 2017

A Night in Nashville Hosted by Sarah Jayne and Award Winning Vocal Impersonator Andy Crust take us on a journey through the history of Country Music. The show features Patsy Cline, Billie Jo Spears, Kenny Rogers, and more.

LTA SoE

LTA South of England Tennis Championships

Devonshire Park

Mon 28 Aug - Sat 2 Sep 2017

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.

1812 Firework Concerts

1812 Firework Concerts

Eastbourne Bandstand

Wed 30 Aug 2017

Performed by a different band every week.

Western Lawns

MG South Downs Run

Western Lawns

Sun 3 Sep 2017

The South Downs Run is a scenic and non-competitive drive of about 70 miles along the beautiful South Downs from Bury Hill to Eastbourne in Sussex, displaying at Western Lawns on the seafront.

1812 Firework Concerts

1812 Firework Concerts

Eastbourne Bandstand

Wed 6 Sep 2017

Performed by a different band every week.

Take That Tribute Show

Take That Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Fri 8 Sep 2017

The Take That Experience bring you all the thrills of this hugely popular act. A tribute show you will "Never Forget".

Steampunk

Eastbourne Steampunk

Eastbourne Seafront

Sat 9 - Sun 10 Sep 2017

ome one, come all! Marvel at the curiosities, revel in the entertainment, indulge in the delights!

Tom Jones Tribute

Tom Jones Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Sat 9 Sep 2017

Tom Jones Tribute Show with Tom-Tastic by Martin Jarvis

Tour of Sussex Cycle Race

Tour of Sussex Cycle Race

Eastbourne Seafront

Sat 9 Sep 2017

Having recovered from the previous days efforts, riders will be riding the now infamous Beachy Head course. A great family event to spectate and support all the cyclists!

Milkshake!

Milkshake! Live - The Magic Story Book

Devonshire Park Theatre

Sun 10 Sep 2017

Set amongst Milkshake’s magical bookcase, this brand new live show is sure to amaze and delight!

Brassed Off

Brassed Off

Devonshire Park Theatre

Tue 12 - Sat 16 Sep 2017

Based on a true story, Brassed Off is a funny and life-affirming tale of community spirit and triumph in the face of adversity.

1812 Firework Concerts

1812 Firework Concerts

Eastbourne Bandstand

Wed 13 Sep 2017

Performed by a different band every week.

Jersey Boys Tribute Show

Jersey Boys Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Fri 15 Sep 2017

"The Ragdolls" recreate the iconic sound of the "Jersey Boys”. In the first part of the show, the Boys take you back to where it all began.

1812 Firework Concerts

1812 Firework Concerts

Eastbourne Bandstand

Wed 20 Sep 2017

Performed by a different band every week.

1812 Firework Concerts

1812 Firework Concerts

Eastbourne Bandstand

Wed 27 Sep 2017

Performed by a different band every week.

Elvis Tribute

Elvis Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Fri 29 Sep 2017

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

G4

G4 in Concert

Royal Hippodrome

Fri 29 Sep 2017

Due to the overwhelming demand for G4, the multi-platinum selling vocal harmony group will be back on the road in 2017 with special gues

Queen Tribute

Queen Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

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

Eastbourne Beer Festival

Eastbourne Beer Festival

The Winter Garden

Thu 5 - Sat 7 Oct 2017

Eastbourne's annual beer festival features over 160 cask ales, plus wines, international bottled beers, ciders and perries. Each session features live music, Pub Games entertainment and food.

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Abba Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Fri 6 Oct 2017

Abba Tribute Show with Abba Fever

Bonfire Procession - photo by Graham Huntley

Bonfire Society Procession & Fireworks

Eastbourne Seafront

Sat 7 Oct 2017

Eastbourne Bonfire Society returns with an annual bonfire procession and fireworks along Eastbourne seafront - everyone welcome!

Spider Saturdays

Spider Saturday

Drusillas Park

Sat 7 Oct 2017

Spider experts from the British Tarantula Society will be displaying some of their most commonly feared animals in the Discovery Centre. The aim of the day is to try and overcome visitors’ phobias, as well as being fun and informative.

Wyntercon: 7 & 8 October 2017

Wyntercon

Princes Park

Sat 7 - Sun 8 Oct 2017

The award winning multi-genre convention is returning to Eastbourne this October 2017. There's lot's going on, with something for the whole family to enjoy!

Private Lives

Private Lives

Devonshire Park Theatre

Tue 10 - Sat 14 Oct 2017

In Private Lives, strong passions and stronger personalities set the stage for a classic battle of the sexes.

Swan Lake

Russian State Ballet : Swan Lake

Devonshire Park Theatre

Fri 20 Oct 2017

After a successful Ballet tour last year, Russian State Ballet and Opera House is back for their annual UK tour with mesmerising, and captivating full touring ballet production.

Halloween Shriek Week at Drusillas

Halloween Shriek Week

Drusillas Park

Sat 21 - Sun 29 Oct 2017

If you are bored of all your local haunts, stake out the fun at Drusillas Park over the Halloween period. We’ve conjured up some fang-tastically spooky surprises to keep your little horrors half term happy.

The Nutcracker

Russian State Ballet : The Nutcracker

Devonshire Park Theatre

Sat 21 Oct 2017

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a trip to your local theatre for a dazzling production of the most famous Ballet in the world – The Nutcracker.

Spooky Stairs

Twilight Tours

Redoubt Fortress

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.

Romeo & Juliet

Russian State Ballet : Romeo & Juliet

Devonshire Park Theatre

Sun 22 Oct 2017

Join us for an unforgettable journey as Russian State Ballet and Opera House is back for their annual UK tour with Romeo and Juliet.

Beachy Head Marathon

Beachy Head Marathon

Sat 28 Oct 2017

Beachy Head Marathon is one the biggest off-road marathon in the UK. Participant entry prices apply, see website for details.

Million Dollar Quartet

Million Dollar Quartet

Devonshire Park Theatre

Mon 30 Oct - Sat 4 Nov 2017

Following its success in the West End, Las Vegas and on Broadway, Million Dollar Quartet is coming to Eastbourne!

The Exorcist

The Exorcist (Directors Cut) film screening

Redoubt Fortress

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.

London Philharmonic Orchestra

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Devonshire Park Theatre

Sun 5 Nov 2017

Chamber music can be subtle, and it can be sublime. But sometimes, it’s just about a group of musicians getting together and simply having fun.

BoHo Winter Light Festival

BoHo Winter Light Festival

Seaside Road

Fri 17 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 2016 returns for a night of festive village fun on 25th November. Now in its fifth year, Meads Magic is a firm favourite of the Eastbourne Christmas diary.

Eastbourne Seafront

Santa Fun Run & Walk

Eastbourne Seafront

Sun 3 Dec 2017

See a host of Santa's jingling down the prom as they raise money for charity at this fun family event. Raising money for myaware - a charity fighting against the Myasthenia Gravis neuromuscular disease.

Dick Whittington and his Cat

Dick Whittington and his Cat

Devonshire Park Theatre

Fri 8 Dec 2017 - Sun 14 Jan 2018

From the team behind 2016 Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs, expect live music, colourful sets, amazing costumes spectacular special effects and plenty of comedy, fun and laughter!

Ed Byrne

Ed Byrne

Royal Hippodrome

Mon 11 Dec 2017

The master of observational comedy, Ed’s many TV appearances over the last couple of years have included hosting Live At The Apollo and being a regular panellist on Mock the Week and Have I Got News for You.

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.

Boxing Day at the Bandstand

Boxing Day Concert

Eastbourne Bandstand

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

Eastbourne Bandstand

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.

London Philharmonic Orchestra

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Devonshire Park Theatre

Sun 21 Jan 2018

A Serenade can be many things – a love song, a melody to relax to, or just something that makes you feel like you’re outdoors on a summer day and singing with happiness.

Eastbourne Half Marathon

Eastbourne Half Marathon

Sun 4 Mar 2018

Set yourself a challenge or cheer on the runners along the seafront at this fantastic spring event.

London Philharmonic Orchestra

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Devonshire Park Theatre

Sun 4 Mar 2018

Soul music, Austrian style. Even by Schubert’s standards, the C major String Quintet is something special, and with one of the most exquisitely beautiful slow movements in all music, it’s a regular choice on Desert Island Discs.

Easter Sunday Concert

Traditional Easter Concert

Eastbourne Bandstand

Sun 1 Apr 2018

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

London Philharmonic Orchestra

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Devonshire Park Theatre

Sun 8 Apr 2018

It only takes a handful of wind players to create an explosion of colour.

Magnificent Motos

Magnificent Motors

Western Lawns

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!

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