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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

1812 Firework Concerts

1812 Firework & Proms Concerts

Wed 18 Sep 2019

Performed by a different band every week.

Lionel Richie Tribute Show

Lionel Richie Tribute Show

Fri 20 Sep 2019

Hamilton is without doubt the Number 1 ‘Lionel Richie Tribute’ around today. All Nite Long, Hello, Easy, Running With The Nite and Dancing On The Ceiling to name just a few of the songs you can expect.

Phil Collins & Genesis Tribute Show

Phil Collins & Genesis Tribute Show

Sat 21 Sep 2019

Capturing every vocal intonation and mannerism absolutely perfectly, superbly combining this with the music genius’ cheeky humour, something really special is in the air the night the Phil Collins Experience comes to town...

Traditional Afternoon

Traditional Afternoon Concert

Sun 22 Sep 2019

Performed by a different band every week.

1812 Firework Concerts

1812 Firework & Proms Concerts

Wed 25 Sep 2019

Performed by a different band every week.

Queen Tribute Show with Pure Queen

Queen Tribute Show

Fri 27 Sep 2019

Pure Queen one of the UK's Leading Queen tribute bands around. a performance of Queen classics that will leave you gasping at Mark's wonderful interpretation of the great man.

Dire Straits Tribute Show

Dire Straits Tribute Show

Sat 28 Sep 2019

Money for Nothing was formed in 2000 as a tribute to one of the world’s premier rock bands

Traditional Afternoon

Traditional Afternoon Concert

Sun 29 Sep 2019

Performed by a different band every week.

ABBA Magic

ABBA Tribute Show

Fri 4 Oct 2019

Loved by all ages, ABBA – the world’s favourite pop group is spectacularly recreated by ABBA MAGIC – THE TRIBUTE. With their flawless voices, expert musicianship and captivating choreography they really are the best UK ABBA Tribute band.

Bonfire Procession - photo by Graham Huntley

Bonfire Society Procession & Fireworks

Sat 5 Oct 2019

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

Foo Fighters Tribute Show

Foo Fighters Tribute Show

Sat 5 Oct 2019

+Foo Fighters Tribute Show with The Foo Fighters GB Piling through hit after hit, the band performs set lists containing all the classics \- such as ‘Everlong’ and ‘Best of You’ alongside brand new material from the Foo’s new album.

Guns N Roses Tribute Show

Guns N Roses Tribute Show

Fri 11 Oct 2019

The world's most successful Guns N Roses tribute band! The Only Guns N Roses tribute to have performed with 4 different members of Guns N Roses. Guns 2 Roses have the looks, authenticity and natural charisma to emulate Guns N Roses.

Eagles Tribute Show with The Alter Eagles

Eagles Tribute Show

Sat 12 Oct 2019

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 - through to hard rocking numbers.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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!

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 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?

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

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

St Mary's Church

Heritage Open Days

Fri 13 - Sun 22 Sep 2019

Me and the Girls

Noël Coward's Me And The Girls

Tue 17 - Sat 21 Sep 2019

Eastbourne and Lewes Walk Fest

Eastbourne and Lewes Walk Fest

Fri 20 - Sun 29 Sep 2019

LuLu

Lulu 'On Fire' Tour

Fri 20 Sep 2019

The Mousetrap

The Mousetrap

Mon 23 - Sat 28 Sep 2019

Salsa Dancing

An Intro to Salsa Dancing

Thu 26 Sep 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

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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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