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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

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.

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.

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.

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

A Certain Kind of Light

A Certain Kind of Light

Towner Art Gallery

Sat 21 Jan - Sun 7 May 2017

A Certain Kind Of Light explores how artists have responded to light, its materiality, transience and effect over six decades.

Abigail's Party

Abigail's Party

Devonshire Park Theatre

Mon 20 - Sat 25 Mar 2017

It’s forty years since the appalling Beverly first put Donna Summer on the turntable, stacked a plate with little cheesey-pineapple ones, plied her guests with alcohol, cigarettes and Demis Roussos.

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.

The Museum of Art

The Museum of Art

Towner Art Gallery

Sat 4 Feb - Mon 17 Apr 2017

Inspired by the eclectic collections amassed by 19th century collectors, The Museum of Art uses works from the Towner Collection to playfully reflect the mood and character of a Victorian museum.

Bay City Rollers

Les McKeown's Bay City Rollers

The Winter Garden

Sun 26 Mar 2017

Bay City Rollers icon Les McKeown is at it again! Les is back on tour, bringing his fantastic show to Eastbourne.

The Sooty Show

The Sooty Show

Devonshire Park Theatre

Sun 26 Mar 2017

Izzy wizzy let's get busy! Sooty is back in a brand-new show with guaranteed giggles for the whole family! Direct from CITV, Sooty, Sweep and Soo head into town accompanied by TV’s Richard Cadell.

Noel & Gertie

Noel & Gertie

Devonshire Park Theatre

Wed 29 Mar - Sat 1 Apr 2017

Featuring song and scenes from Privates Lives and Blithe Spirit, this beautifully set and immaculately executed production by Matthew Townshend, takes a perfectly-orchestrated trip down memory lane.

Redoubt Rabbits

Easter Holidays crafts and trail

Redoubt Fortress

Sat 1 - Sun 16 Apr 2017

The Redoubt Rabbit is hiding around the fortress, find her if you can and create spectacular spring crafts in the Easter Holidays!

Romeo & Juliet

A Village Romeo and Juliet

Devonshire Park Theatre

Sun 2 Apr 2017

A noir twist on the much-loved tale, set to sumptuous late romantic music.

We're Going On A Bear Hunt

We're Going on a Bear Hunt

Devonshire Park Theatre

Mon 3 - Wed 5 Apr 2017

Join our intrepid adventurers on their quest to find a bear; as they wade through the gigantic swishy swashy grass, the splishy splashy river and the thick oozy, squelchy mud!

Strictly Murder

Strictly Murder

Devonshire Park Theatre

Thu 6 - Sat 8 Apr 2017

April 1939. An English couple, Peter and Suzy, are living in Provence in idyllic isolation, far, it seems, from the rumblings of the coming war.

Ghost Hunters

Ghost Hunt

Royal Hippodrome

Fri 7 Apr 2017

Ghost Hunter Tours had to the The Royal Hippodrome Theatre in Eastbourne to investigate this very active location. The night will consist of spirit board, table tipping, glass movement, sensory work, also using the equipment such as K2's

Gabriel

Gabriel

Devonshire Park Theatre

Tue 11 - Sat 15 Apr 2017

A family held captive in Nazi occupied Guernsey. A mysterious stranger with no history. Only one chance of survival.

Continental Market

Continental Market

Eastbourne Seafront

Fri 14 - Mon 17 Apr 2017

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

Queen of the Night!

Whitney - Queen of the Night

The Winter Garden

Sat 15 Apr 2017

A stunning celebration of the music and life of one of the greatest singers of our time.

Easter Eggspress

Easter Eggspress

Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway

Sun 16 Apr 2017

Easter fun at Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway Park. Free Easter Eggs for the children riding on the train. (Whilst stocks last.) Great family event for everyone to come on down and have a great time over the Bank Holiday Easter Weekend.

Bee Gees Tribute

You Win Again:The Story Of The Bee Gees

Devonshire Park Theatre

Tue 18 Apr 2017

Following its West End Debut at the Leicester Square Theatre, You Win Again – The Story of The Bee Gees will be embarking on its first ever nationwide tour.

London Philharmonic Orchestra

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Devonshire Park Theatre

Sun 23 Apr 2017

Brahms Horn Trio Schubert Piano Quintet in A major (‘Trout’) Soloists of the London Philharmonic Orchestra

Abba Tribute Show

Abba Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Fri 28 Apr 2017

ABBA Girls The UK’s top International ABBA Band. To date over 4000 shows in 40 countries worldwide. Dazzling costumes, excellent choreography, Abba Girls The Band will take you back to the golden days of ABBA.

Continental Market

Continental Market

Eastbourne Seafront

Fri 28 Apr - Mon 1 May 2017

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

Back to the 80s Tribute Show with The Tribute Show

Back to the 80s Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Sat 29 Apr 2017

The ultimate trip back to the 80's. The flamboyant eighties are back in fashion as The Rubix80s Band "Give A Little Respect" to the entire 80s decade as a tribute to the electric era.

Magnificent Motos

Magnificent Motors

Western Lawns

Sat 29 - Sun 30 Apr 2017

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!

Queen Tribute Show

Queen Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Fri 5 May 2017

Over 15 years on tour, Mercury is now established as one of the world's most authentic tributes to Freddie Mercury and Queen.

Elvis Tribute

Elvis Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Sat 6 May 2017

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

1920's Murder Mystery

The Play That Goes Wrong

Devonshire Park Theatre

Mon 8 - Sat 13 May 2017

Fawlty Towers meets Noises Off in this multi award-winning West End smash hit comedy!

Rolling Stones Tribute Show

Rolling Stones Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Fri 12 May 2017

Like a Rolling Stone They look like them!!, They perform and present like them!! All the charisma and energy that made the rolling Stones “The greatest Rock Band In The World”

The Bowie Experience

Bowie Experience

The Winter Garden

Sat 13 May 2017

Bowie Experience is a spectacular concert featuring all of David Bowie’s hits - celebrating the music of the world’s greatest pop icon. An unforgettable journey of sound and vision through Bowie’s golden years.

Eurovision Party at Eastbourne Bandstand

Eurovision Big Screen Party

Eastbourne Bandstand

Sat 13 May 2017

Eurovision Song Contest Party across two big screens Eurovision Song Contest Party. We'll be showing the whole song contest across two big screens. Abba Girls will entertain you during the voting intermission. Dressing up is positively

London Start

London to Eastbourne Jaguar Drive

Western Lawns

Sun 14 May 2017

After running the London to Jaguar Run for 18 years, the run will now be finishing at its new home - Eastbourne's Western Lawns, taking place on Sunday 14th May. Set to be the biggest and best run yet!

Our Man In Havana

Our Man In Havana

Devonshire Park Theatre

Wed 17 - Sat 20 May 2017

“You should dream more, Mr. Wormold. Reality in our century is not something to be faced.” Graham Greene, Our Man in Havana.

Bob marley Tribute Show

Bob Marley Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Fri 19 May 2017

Bob Marley Tribute Show with Trenchtown Experience. Trenchtown Experience authentically performs all of the great man’s legendary songs.

Football just £1

Eastbourne Sports Festival

Sat 20 - Fri 26 May 2017

Try a new sport for just £1! Eastbourne Sports Festival showcases the diversity of sports clubs and groups in the Eastbourne area as well as opening up the opportunity for people to have a go themselves.

The Supremes Tribute Show

The Supremes Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Sat 20 May 2017

The Supremes Tribute Show with The Arrindell Sisters ‘Spirit of Soul and Motown’ is a tribute to the classics of Diana Ross and the Supremes, that are still played around the world.

Relax and enjoy the great live atmosphere

Beer & Cider by the Sea

Western Lawns

Fri 26 - Sun 28 May 2017

Eastbourne’s seafront Western Lawns plays host to the south coast’s food and drink festival in May 2017, as ‘Beer and Cider by the Sea’ kicked off a three day extravaganza to tantalise the taste buds.

Continental Market

Continental Market

Eastbourne Seafront

Fri 26 - Mon 29 May 2017

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

The Killers Tribute Show

The Killers Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Fri 26 May 2017

Killers Tribute Show "The Killerz" are one of only a few tribute acts to "The Killers" in the world and prides itself on its overall likeness to the chart topping band.

Eastbourne Sunshine Carnival

Eastbourne Sunshine Carnival

Eastbourne Seafront

Sat 27 May 2017

Celebrate as Eastbourne Sunshine Carnival makes a welcome return once again to Eastbourne seafront. Last year’s Carnival was a great success, with more than 1,500 walkers taking part.

Frank Sinatra Tribute Show

Frank Sinatra Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Sat 27 May 2017

Jay Oxenham rekindles the memory of the 20th century's greatest performer as Frank Sinatra. From his vocal talent and style down to the smallest gesture you will truly believe the illusion.

Ravilious Room

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.

The Beatles Tribute Show

Beatles Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Fri 2 Jun 2017

The Beatles For Sale are a superb Beatles tribute. recreating the sound of the Fab 4 in a very authentic way.

Eastbourne Cycling Festival

Eastbourne Cycling Festival

Western Lawns

Fri 2 - Sun 4 Jun 2017

The annual Eastbourne Cycling Festival is coming back to the seaside town, and this year it’s over 2 days on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th June.

Buddy Holly Tribute Show

Buddy Holly Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Sat 3 Jun 2017

Rob Maskell has been portraying Buddy Holly now for over a decade performing mainly in the hit touring show “Buddy Holly and The Cricketers”, which has amused and entertained audiences in theatres the length and breadth of the U.K.

Johnny Cash Tribute Show

Johnny Cash Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Fri 9 Jun 2017

Kevin is regarded as one of the best Johnny Cash tributes in the country today. His live performances with the JCT band recreate the sound and style of Cash as close as you will ever see.

Status Quo Tribute Show

Status Quo Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Sat 10 Jun 2017

Quo-incidence are an authentic UK tribute to the legendary rockers, and have gigged all the country, faithfully re-creating the distinct 'QUO' sound

Jersey Boys Tribute Show

Jersey Boys Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Fri 16 Jun 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.

Lionel Richie Tribute Show

Lionel Richie Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Sat 17 Jun 2017

Lionel Richie Tribute Show with Hamilton Browne and His Band. Hamilton Browne is without doubt, one of the most popular Tribute Artists around" today.

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.

Beach Boys

Beach Boys Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Fri 23 Jun 2017

Beach Boys Tribute Show with The Beached Boys

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.

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...

Eastbourne Armed Forces Day

Eastbourne Armed Forces Day

Redoubt Fortress

Sun 25 Jun 2017

Event showing our support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to Service families, and from veterans to cadets.

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.

Continental Market

Continental Market

Eastbourne Seafront

Thu 6 - Sun 9 Jul 2017

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

This is a great annual cycle race taking place across Sussex with a time trial on Saturday 4th July along Eastbourne Seafront to Beachy Head followed by 7 laps between Eastbourne & Beachy Head on Sunday 5 July.

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

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.

Amy Winehouse Tribute Show

Amy Winehouse Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Fri 21 Jul 2017

Laura Jane is My Winehouse the UK's most authentic Amy Winehouse Tribute Show and provides a fitting tribute to the tragic star.

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 Eastbourne

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.

Continental Market

Continental Market

Eastbourne Seafront

Thu 27 - Sun 30 Jul 2017

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

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.

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.

Continental Market

Continental Market

Eastbourne Seafront

Thu 10 - Sun 13 Aug 2017

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

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

Airbourne Fireworks

Airbourne Fireworks

Airbourne

Sun 20 Aug 2017

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

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.

Continental Market

Continental Market

Eastbourne Seafront

Fri 25 - Mon 28 Aug 2017

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

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 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.

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.

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".

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

This is a great annual cycle race taking place across Sussex with a time trial on Saturday 4th July along Eastbourne Seafront to Beachy Head followed by 7 laps between Eastbourne & Beachy Head on Sunday 5 July.

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.

Elvis Tribute

Elvis Tribute Show

Eastbourne Bandstand

Fri 29 Sep 2017

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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