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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 Eastbourne International tennis tournament at Devonshire Park or stroll around our Continental 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

Oasis Tribute Show with Oasis Maybe

Oasis Tribute Show

Fri 18 Oct 2019

The show is inspired and drawn from those early gigs and huge stadium shows so come and check us out and transport yourself back to that magical time in the 90's when Britpop ruled the world.

Bon Giovi

Bon Jovi Tribute Show

Sat 19 Oct 2019

BON GIOVI perform all the greatest hits such as ‘Living On A Prayer’, It’s My Life, Wanted Dead or Alive, as well as many others from every album ever produced in one amazing stage show.

Zombie Makeup

Zombie Walk

Sat 26 Oct 2019

Meet from 1pm at The Crown and Anchor and have your makeup done with all proceeds going to charity. At 3pm, the zombie walk will make its way from the pub down to Eastbourne Pier and then through the town centre.

Halloween Party with Fireworks

Halloween Party and Fireworks

Sat 26 Oct 2019

THE ZOOTS are Coming! And They're Bringing the Hits of the last 50 years! performing a Halloween themed show.

Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Sunday Service

Sun 10 Nov 2019

The Civic Remembrance service attended by the Mayor of Eastbourne and combined services organisations. The service will take place at the War Memorial Roundabout on Cornfield Road, Eastbourne.

Christmas Day at the Bandstand

Christmas Day Concert

Wed 25 Dec 2019

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

Thu 26 Dec 2019

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

Wed 1 Jan 2020

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.

Stargazing

Stargazing with Eastbourne Astronomical Society

Sat 4 Jan 2020

Discover the secrets of Space with Eastbourne Astronomical Society.

Stargazing

Stargazing with Eastbourne Astronomical Society

Sat 1 Feb 2020

Discover the secrets of Space with Eastbourne Astronomical Society.

Participants in the Race

St Wilfrid's Pancake Race

Tue 25 Feb 2020

This years Pancake race will take place in Terminus Road precinct, starting from bankers corner from 1pm - 3pm.

Stargazing

Stargazing with Eastbourne Astronomical Society

Sat 29 Feb 2020

Discover the secrets of Space with Eastbourne Astronomical Society.

Stargazing

Stargazing with Eastbourne Astronomical Society

Sat 28 Mar 2020

Discover the secrets of Space with Eastbourne Astronomical Society.

Bike Nites

Bike Nites

Wed 29 Apr 2020

Eastbourne's Bike Nites are back! Join us on Terminus Road on the last Wednesday of the month, 6pm-9pm, between April and September! A free event with live music, great food and great bikes in sunny Eastbourne. All bikers welcome!

Magnificent Motos

Magnificent Motors

Sat 2 - Sun 3 May 2020

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 2020

Beer & Cider by the Sea

Fri 22 - Sun 24 May 2020

Eastbourne’s seafront Western Lawns plays host to the south coast’s food and drink festival in May 2019, as ‘Beer and Cider by the Sea’ kicked off a three day extravaganza to tantalise the taste buds.

Bike Nites

Bike Nites

Wed 27 May 2020

Eastbourne's Bike Nites are back! Join us on Terminus Road on the last Wednesday of the month, 6pm-9pm, between April and September! A free event with live music, great food and great bikes in sunny Eastbourne. All bikers welcome!

Eastbourne Sunshine Carnival

Eastbourne Sunshine Carnival

Sat 30 May 2020

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.

Eastbourne Triathlon

Eastbourne Triathlon

Sat 13 - Sun 14 Jun 2020

The award-winning triathlon is back with a nationwide field of athletes in a challenging 750m sea swim, 18.3km cycle and 5km run, plus brand new Olympic distance race.

Bike Nites

Bike Nites

Wed 24 Jun 2020

Eastbourne's Bike Nites are back! Join us on Terminus Road on the last Wednesday of the month, 6pm-9pm, between April and September! A free event with live music, great food and great bikes in sunny Eastbourne. All bikers welcome!

Spooky Stairs

Twilight Tours

Fri 25 - Sun 27 Oct 2019

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

Halloween Shriek Week At Drusillas Park

Halloween Shriek Week at Drusillas Park

Sat 26 Oct - Sun 3 Nov 2019

Join the frightful fun during Shriek Week at Drusillas Park this Halloween!

Nightmare Before Christmas

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Sat 26 Oct 2019

Jack Skellington, king of Halloweentown, discovers Christmas Town, but doesn't quite understand the concept.

Meet The Gruffalo at Drusillas Park

Meet The Gruffalo At Drusillas Park

Wed 30 Oct 2019

Go to Drusillas Park and meet the mystical monster who lives in the deep dark wood.

Amityville Horror

The Amityville Horror

Thu 31 Oct 2019

Film screening and Ghost tour Newlyweds move into a large house where a mass murder was committed, and experience strange manifestations which drive them away

Stargazing

Stargazing with Eastbourne Astronomical Society

Sat 2 Nov 2019

Run by Eastbourne Astronomical Society from 5 – 7pm, they will provide a family friendly tour of the night sky suitable for all. Members of the society will point out the constellations, features on the Moon and some of the Planets using bo

Christmas at Drusillas Park

Christmas at Drusillas Park

Sat 23 - Sun 24 Nov 2019

Meet Santa in his magical Santa's Grotto, come face-to-face with Huskies in their Ice Cave and marvel at the new Drusillas giant Christmas Tree!

Christmas at Drusillas Park

Christmas at Drusillas Park

Sat 30 Nov - Sun 1 Dec 2019

Meet Santa in his magical Santa's Grotto, come face-to-face with Huskies in their Ice Cave and marvel at the new Drusillas giant Christmas Tree!

Hello Kitty at Drusillas

Meet Hello Kitty at Drusillas on November 30th

Sat 30 Nov 2019

Hello Kitty will return to her home at Drusillas on Saturday 30th November!

Stargazing

Stargazing with Eastbourne Astronomical Society

Sat 30 Nov 2019

Run by Eastbourne Astronomical Society from 5 – 7pm, they will provide a family friendly tour of the night sky suitable for all. Members of the society will point out the constellations, features on the Moon and some of the Planets using bo

Christmas at Drusillas Park

Christmas at Drusillas Park

Sat 7 - Sun 8 Dec 2019

Meet Santa in his magical Santa's Grotto, come face-to-face with Huskies in their Ice Cave and marvel at the new Drusillas giant Christmas Tree!

Christmas at Drusillas Park

Christmas at Drusillas Park

Sat 14 - Mon 23 Dec 2019

Meet Santa in his magical Santa's Grotto, come face-to-face with Huskies in their Ice Cave and marvel at the new Drusillas giant Christmas Tree!

Hello Kitty at Drusillas Park

Meet Hello Kitty at Drusillas Park 15th December

Sun 15 Dec 2019

Hello Kitty will return to her home at Drusillas on Sunday 15th December!

Hello Kitty at Drusillas Park

Meet Hello Kitty At Drusillas Park

Sat 21 Dec 2019

Hello Kitty will return to her home at Drusillas on Saturday 21st December!

Viva Variety

VIVA VARIETY

Wed 8 May - Wed 23 Oct 2019

Take a trip to Las Vegas “The Entertainment Capital of the World” for a night celebrating the stars of Vegas past and present. Expect glitz and glamour, song and dance, and Eastbourne’s favourite comedy host Grant Martins.

No Man's Land

No Man's Land

Thu 17 - Sat 19 Oct 2019

A chance meeting between two elderly writers in a North London pub leads to an alcohol-fuelled night of reminiscences and verbal sparring.

Wireless Wise - A Celebration of BBC Radio 4

Wireless Wise - A Celebration of BBC Radio 4

Sun 20 Oct 2019

Featuring Alistair McGowan, the Reverend Richard Coles, Garry Richardson, Charlotte Green and Joe Stilgoe

Murder, Margaret and Me

Murder, Margaret & Me

Tue 22 - Sat 26 Oct 2019

Agatha Christie and Margaret Rutherford should never have been friends. But they were. Their paths crossed when they found themselves at the heart of one of British cinema's most successful franchises.

Avenue Q

Avenue Q

Mon 28 Oct - Sat 2 Nov 2019

Winner of the TONY “Triple Crown” for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book.

The Girl On The Train

The Girl on The Train

Mon 4 - Sat 9 Nov 2019

Starring Samantha Womack Rachel Watson longs for a different life. Her only escape is the perfect couple she watches through the train window every day, happy and in love. Or so it appears.

West Side Story

EODS: West Side Story

Thu 14 - Sun 17 Nov 2019

Bernstein’s classic musical West Side Story is back in Eastbourne for the first time in over a decade. The Jets and the Sharks fight a turf war whilst young lovers try to overcome social and cultural differences.

Ten Times Table

Ten Times Table

Mon 18 - Sat 23 Nov 2019

Ten Times Table is the inaugural production of THE Classic Comedy Theatre Company, produced by Bill Kenwright and his team behind: THE Agatha Christie, THE Classic Thriller, and THE Classic Screen to Stage Theatre Companies - which betwe...

Jack & The Beanstalk

Jack & The Beanstalk

Fri 6 Dec 2019 - Sun 12 Jan 2020

From the team behind 2018's Cinderella, expect live music, colourful sets, amazing costumes, spectacular special effects and plenty of comedy, fun and laughter!

Chinese New Year Extravaganza

Chinese New Year Extravaganza

Sat 15 Feb 2020

Mark a fresh beginning at the Devonshire Park Theatre this Chinese New Year!

Max Raabe and Palast Orchester

Max Raabe and Palast Orchester

Tue 3 Mar 2020

Dream a little dream with Max Raabe & Palast Orchester from Berlin, luxuriate in the high style and musical glory of the 20's and 30's with a cool contemporary twist.

The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson

The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson

Mon 9 - Sat 14 Mar 2020

The smash hit play that sold out its London run returns for a U.K. tour! It was the dinner that changed history: the night in February 2016 when Boris Johnson decided to vote ‘leave’.

The Habit of Art

The Habit of Art

Wed 18 - Sat 21 Mar 2020

The Original Theatre Company & Anthology In association with Peter Stickney and York Theatre Royal present: Alan Bennett’s The Habit of Art Directed by Philip Franks Starring Matthew Kelly and David Yelland?

Julian Clary - Born to Mince

Julian Clary - Born to Mince

Fri 15 May 2020

‘Are you ready for some filth? I know I am. Time once again for me to sally forth and pleasure the provinces with my particular brand of saucy innuendo. Let me at them!’

What's on This Week

Story of Eastbourne

The Story of Eastbourne

Tue 12 Feb 2019 - Thu 31 Dec 2020

Viva Variety

VIVA VARIETY

Wed 8 May - Wed 23 Oct 2019

TEN Exhibition

TEN

Sat 18 May - Sun 10 Nov 2019

Lothar Götz

Brewers Towner Commission

Sat 1 Jun 2019 - Sun 31 May 2020

The Animazing Story of Children's Television

The Animazing Story of Children's Television

Sat 27 Jul - Sun 27 Oct 2019

Nature Tots

Nature Tots

Wed 11 Sep - Wed 23 Oct 2019

David Nash: 200 Seasons

David Nash: 200 Seasons

Sat 28 Sep 2019 - Sun 2 Feb 2020

No Man's Land

No Man's Land

Thu 17 - Sat 19 Oct 2019

Oasis Tribute Show with Oasis Maybe

Oasis Tribute Show

Fri 18 Oct 2019

Justin Live

Justin Live!

Sat 19 Oct 2019

Bon Giovi

Bon Jovi Tribute Show

Sat 19 Oct 2019

Murder, Margaret and Me

Murder, Margaret & Me

Tue 22 - Sat 26 Oct 2019

Cinderella on Ice

Cinderella on Ice

Wed 23 - Sat 26 Oct 2019

Halloween Party

Halloween Party

Fri 25 Oct 2019

Spooky Stairs

Twilight Tours

Fri 25 - Sun 27 Oct 2019

Borde Hill Academy of Witches & Wizards

Borde Hill Academy of Witches & Wizards

Sat 26 Oct - Sun 3 Nov 2019

Pumpkin

Little Chelsea pumpkin trail

Sat 26 Oct - Sat 2 Nov 2019

Witches & Wizards

Witches & Wizards

Sat 26 Oct - Sun 3 Nov 2019

Beachy Head Marathon

Beachy Head Marathon

Sat 26 Oct 2019

Halloween Shriek Week At Drusillas Park

Halloween Shriek Week at Drusillas Park

Sat 26 Oct - Sun 3 Nov 2019

Halloween at Michelham Priory

Hallowe’en Weekend

Sat 26 - Sun 27 Oct 2019

Major Events in Eastbourne

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

15 - 18 August 2019

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 Chinook, Typhoon and The Blades plus 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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