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Covid-19 Update

Please note that all attractions are currently closed in light of the current COVID-19 situation.

Government guidance on social distancing for everyone in the UK

Advice from the NHS on protecting yourself from COVID-19

View our updates below:

Latest event updates

Latest travel information

Home deliveries & takeaways


Latest Updates

  • Congress Theatre and Devonshire Park Theatre performances up until 17 May are either cancelled or postponed.
  • Bandstand concerts up until 31 May are cancelled.
  • Redoubt film screenings up until 31 May are cancelled.
  • Eastbourne Tourist Information Centre, Seafront Office and Eastbourne Theatres Box Office are all currently closed.
  • Closures also include all visitor attractions, pubs, restaurants, cafes, theatres, cinemas, galleries, sports and leisure centres, golf courses and shops, other than those shops selling basic necessities such as food.
  • Event Postponements include:
    • Seafront Soapbox Race is now 20 September.
    • Seafront Skate Park opening - date tbc.
    • Eastbourne Carnival is now 13 September (date tbc).
    • Macmillan Mighty Hike is now 22 August.
    • Eastbourne 10K is now 29 November.
    • Castle Night Trek - date tbc.
  • Event cancellations include:
    • Easterbourne
    • St George's Day Parade
    • Bible by the Beach
    • Magnificent Motors
    • Beer and Cider by the Sea
    • 999 Emergency Services Display
    • Heritage Eastbourne talks in April and May
    • The Waterfront Spring Market
    • Stargazing (March)
    • Seafront Market (April)
    • RSPB Walks/Talks
    • Hit the Downs MTB
    • All park runs
    • Arlington Bluebell Walk is currently closed

Travel & Ticket Information

Our Tourist Information Centre is now closed, however enquiries can be emailed to

Our Seafront Office is now closed, however enquiries can be emailed to or Bandstand ticket enquiries to 

Southern Rail
There will be a reduction in service from 23 March, and a further reduction from 30 March. Please check the website before travelling.
Tel: 0345 127 2920

Stagecoach Buses
Tel: 0871 200 22 33

Brighton & Hove Buses
Tel: 0871 200 22 33

Compass Buses
Tel: 01903 690025

Cuckmere Buses
This service is withdrawn until further notice.

Eastbourne Theatres
Ticketholders will be contacted in due course to arrange refunds and exchanges.

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