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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

A taste of the continent

Seafront Market

Thu 22 Aug - Sun 1 Sep 2019

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

Traditional Afternoon

Traditional Afternoon Concert

Sun 25 Aug 2019

Performed by a different band every week.

Michael Bublé Tribute Show

Michael Bublé Tribute Show

Sun 25 Aug 2019

Michael Bublé with Kevin Hill Jnr This show pays tribute to Canadian crooning legend Michael Bublé. With the Bublé songs, the Bublé suit and a voice to die for, Mycool Bublé will put on a show never to be forgotten.

Kids Disco Party Nights

Kids Disco Party Nights

Tue 27 Aug 2019

Join the party with DJ Oli, playing music from the charts, plus some family favourites, the kids won't want the school holidays to end.

1812 Firework Concerts

1812 Firework & Proms Concerts

Wed 28 Aug 2019

Performed by a different band every week.

Big Band at Eastbourne Bandstand

Big Band & Swing Sound

Thu 29 Aug 2019

Our Big Band evenings are performed by some of our best local Big Bands and Military Bands. The unique Big Band Sound comes to life with numerous hits from the memorable era.

Neil Diamond Tribute Show

Neil Diamond Tribute Show

Fri 30 Aug 2019

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

George Michael Tribute Show

George Michael Tribute Show

Sat 31 Aug 2019

Beyond Faith is a brilliant spectacle and journey through the Musical Legend’s hits. George Michael is portrayed by twice 'National Tribute Award Winner' and runner up 'Best British Male', Paul Grant-Reason.

MG South Downs Run

MG South Downs Run

Sun 1 Sep 2019

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.

Traditional Afternoon

Traditional Afternoon Concert

Sun 1 Sep 2019

Performed by a different band every week.

Sounds of the 90s

Sounds of the 90s

Sun 1 Sep 2019

Join The Zoots for a trip back to the 90s. Crammed into every single one of their shows, you’ll witness their oh-so-tight harmonies, infectious stage presence & questionable, but highly entertaining dance moves.

1812 Firework Concerts

1812 Firework & Proms Concerts

Wed 4 Sep 2019

Performed by a different band every week.

Bob Marley Tribute Show

Bob Marley Tribute Show

Fri 6 Sep 2019

One of the top Bob Marley Tributes; You expect all the hits and classics and get ready to sing along to; One Love, Three Little Birds, No Woman No Cry, Iron Lion Zion, I Shot The Sheriff, Buffalo Soldier and many, many more.

Steampunk

Eastbourne Steampunk

Sat 7 - Sun 8 Sep 2019

Spanning from the Wishtower slopes to the Bandstand, this event aims to astound, dazzle, entertain and delight visitors of all ages.

The Motown Collective

The Motown & Soul Show

Sat 7 Sep 2019

The Soultown Collective give the ultimate Soul and Motown Experience. Performing many Motown songs like ‘My Girl’, ‘Get Ready’, ‘Just my Imagination’, ‘I can’t help myself’, ‘Reach Out’, and many more.

Traditional Afternoon

Traditional Afternoon Concert

Sun 8 Sep 2019

Performed by a different band every week.

UB40 Tribute Show

UB40 Tribute Show

Sun 8 Sep 2019

Fully live, eight piece band, performing one and a half hours of pulsating reggae hits now spanning more than 25 years! From early hits such as 'King', 'Food For Thought' and 'Red Red Wine' through to some of UB40's most recent work.

1812 Firework Concerts

1812 Firework & Proms Concerts

Wed 11 Sep 2019

Performed by a different band every week.

Jersey Boys Tribute Show

Jersey Boys Tribute Show

Fri 13 Sep 2019

“The Ragdolls” will take you on a musical journey through the well-known career of one of the most successful bands of all time, Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.

Pink Floyd Tribute Show

Pink Floyd Tribute Show

Sat 14 Sep 2019

This exceptional band are universally regarded as one of the UK's most authentic live Pink Floyd tributes, with an expertly crafted sound that's reminiscent of the classic 70’s Golden Floyd era.

Bourne stream

Culture & Cake - Bourne Free

Sat 14 Sep 2019

Bourne Free - Farmyards and foul water in Motcombe This talk will look at the results of this summer’s archaeological investigations in Motcombe Gardens and discover stories of lost farms, dirty water supplies and even a stolen river!

Close Encounters

Close Encounters of the Third Kind film screening

Sat 28 Sep 2019

Film Screening with lightshow and soundtrack in the parade ground As inexplicable events baffle experts worldwide, a UFO-obsessed man is drawn to a mysterious mountain that leads to a life-changing encounter.

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.

Nightmare Before Christmas

The Nightmare Before Christmas & Pumpkin Carving

Sat 26 Oct 2019

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

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

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.

The Night Watch

The Night Watch

Thu 22 - Sat 31 Aug 2019

The Original Theatre Company and York Theatre Royal present From the International best-selling author Sarah Waters THE NIGHT WATCH Adapted by Hattie Naylor

An evening of Magic

An Evening of Magic - Prepare To Be Amazed

Sat 7 Sep 2019

Witness a spectacular show featuring the most exciting names in magic & variety in the UK including the Magic Circle Stage Magician of the Year and Sooty!

Sooty, Sweep and Soo

The Sooty and Friends Show

Sat 7 Sep 2019

After a near sell out show at the Devonshire Park Theatre in March, Sooty and his gang return once again to Eastbourne.

Amélie

Amélie

Mon 9 - Sat 14 Sep 2019

Hartshorn – Hook Productions, Selladoor Worldwide and Broadway Asia Company in association with The Watermill Theatre present Amélie. An astonishing young woman who lives quietly in the world, but loudly in her mind.

Me and the Girls

Noël Coward's Me And The Girls

Tue 17 - Sat 21 Sep 2019

Noël Coward’s Me And The Girls Adapted by Richard Stirling Directed and Choreographed by Stewart Nicholls I’ve worked hard, but I’ve never become a great big star. I wonder if I’d have had a good time, my name up in lights.

The Mousetrap

The Mousetrap

Mon 23 - Sat 28 Sep 2019

Discover why Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap has kept people guessing for so long, becoming the longest running show of any kind in the history of theatre.

Someone Like You - The Adele Songbook

Someone Like You - The Adele Songbook

Wed 2 Oct 2019

A stunning live concert performance, celebrating the music of one of our generations’ finest singer-songwriters.

Divas in Concert

Divas in Concert

Fri 4 - Sat 5 Oct 2019

Direct from The West End! The ULTIMATE party night celebrating pop's greatest divas in concert!

Sinatra: Raw

Sinatra: Raw

Tue 8 Oct 2019

Written and performed by Richard Shelton Richard Shelton’s masterful show revealing the man behind the music tours following a sold-out West End season. You are invited to Palm Springs, California, 1971.

The National Trust Fan Club

The National Trust Fan Club

Wed 9 Oct 2019

Join Helen Wood’s one-woman quest to visit every National Trust property and become the NT’s biggest super-fan.

Adam Kay: This is Going to Hurt

Adam Kay: This Is Going To Hurt (Secret Diaries Of

Fri 11 - Sat 12 Oct 2019

Award-winning comedian Adam Kay shares entries from his diaries as a junior doctor in this “electrifying” (Guardian) evening of stand-up and music.

Danny John-Jules - I've Gotta Be Me

Danny John-Jules - I've Gotta Be Me

Fri 11 Oct 2019

The star of Red Dwarf, Death in Paradise and Strictly Come Dancing goes on tour. “The coolest cat in town”, is singing and dancing his way back to his musical theatre roots.

Beyond Therapy

Beyond Therapy

Mon 14 - Tue 15 Oct 2019

This quick witted and touching comedy focuses on Prudence (Tracy Shaw - Coronation Street) and Bruce who with the help of their psychiatrists, meet through an online ad, but their date doesn’t go as planned.

Charlie Landsborough

Charlie Landsborough in Concert

Wed 16 Oct 2019

In 2019, UK Country Music legend Charlie Landsborough plans to retire from touring to concentrate on writing and recording music. Before his retirement Charlie will be embarking on an extended tour of Britain.

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.

Alistair McGowan

Wireless Wise - A Celebration of BBC Radio 4

Sun 20 Oct 2019

Bringing together a unique group of seasoned radio pros for a celebration of BBC Radio in an unforgettable evening of comedy, music and nostalgia.

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.

What's on This Week

Story of Eastbourne

The Story of Eastbourne

Tue 12 Feb - Tue 31 Dec 2019

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

Dineo Seshee Bopape Exhibition

Dineo Seshee Bopape

Sat 15 Jun - Sun 8 Sep 2019

Phoebe Unwin

Phoebe Unwin: Iris

Sat 15 Jun - Sun 8 Sep 2019

Children's Urban Beach

Children's Urban Beach

Mon 17 Jun - Sat 31 Aug 2019

The Animazing Story of Children's Television

The Animazing Story of Children's Television

Sat 27 Jul - Sun 27 Oct 2019

A taste of the continent

Seafront Market

Thu 22 Aug - Sun 1 Sep 2019

The Night Watch

The Night Watch

Thu 22 - Sat 31 Aug 2019

Gallery pictures

A Celebration of Land and Sea

Fri 23 - Mon 26 Aug 2019

England's Medieval Festival

England's Medieval Festival

Sat 24 - Mon 26 Aug 2019

Eastbourne Feastival

Eastbourne Feastival

Sat 24 - Mon 26 Aug 2019

Len Phillips Big Band

Len Phillips Big Band

Sun 25 Aug 2019

Eastbourne Record Fair

Eastbourne Record Fair

Sun 25 Aug 2019

Kids Disco Party Nights

Kids Disco Party Nights

Tue 27 Aug 2019

Puppet making drop-ins

Puppet making drop-ins

Tue 27 Aug 2019

Punch & Judy

Punch and Judy

Tue 27 Aug 2019

Puppet making drop-ins

Puppet making drop-ins

Wed 28 Aug 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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