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Christmas in Eastbourne

Christmas breaks and festive shopping events for Eastbourne, East Sussex

Visit Eastbourne this Christmas for festive fun! Hit the shops and festive markets for unique Christmas presents and fun filled shopping events, and enjoy some late winter festivities in Eastbourne in the South Downs National Park. Dine out in the evening with one of our special offers and enjoy top entertainment with festive concerts, ballet and the highly acclaimed Eastbourne pantomime!

Your Guide to December in Eastbourne

Christmas Fun Activities!

Christmas Maze

Kids, get ready for the when Father Christmas comes to visit with these Christmas inspired games and puzzles.

Take on the Christmas wordsearch and see if you can find every one, test your festive knowledge with our fun quiz or how about helping reunite Father Christmas with his Reindeer!

Christmas Maze

Christmas Word Search

Events in Eastbourne this Christmas

Festive Event

BoHo Winter Light Festival

Seaside Road, Seaside Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 3NX

Sat 17 Nov 2018

BoHo Winter Light Festival is a free festival of workshops, a light procession from the town centre and a grand finale event, suitable for all ages.

Christmas at Drusillas

Christmas at Drusillas

Drusillas Park, Alfriston, East Sussex, BN26 5QS

Sat 17 Nov 2018 - Tue 1 Jan 2019

Enjoy the magic and enchantment of Christmas at Drusillas Park this year! Come face-to-face with a husky at the zoo before getting your face painted as a reindeer, fairy or even a Christmas pud in Hello Kitty’s Parlour.

The Flint Street Nativity

The Flint Street Nativity

The Lamb Theatre, 36 High Street, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 1HH

Fri 30 Nov - Sun 2 Dec 2018

Mizzis Horrocks' class of seven year olds (all played by adults) are about to perform their nativity play at Flint Street Junior School for the proud mums and dads - and the occasional social worker.

Eastbourne Christmas Market

Christmas Market

Eastbourne Town Centre, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 3NL

Fri 30 Nov - Sun 23 Dec 2018

The Eastbourne Christmas Market is back from Friday 30th November to Sunday 23rd December 2018, 10am - 6pm each day.

Meads Magic

Meads Magic

Meads Village, Meads Street, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN20 7ZZ

Fri 30 Nov 2018

Meads Magic 2018 returns for a night of festive village fun on Friday 30th November. Now in its seventh year, Meads Magic is a firm favourite of the Eastbourne Christmas diary.

Meet Father Christmas

Meet Father Christmas

The Llama Park, Wych Cross, Forest Row, East Sussex, RH18 5JN

Sat 1 - Sun 2 Dec 2018

Come and see the ‘Real’ Father Christmas at home in his cosy log cabin in The Llama Park’s Christmas Wonderland. See his sleigh and reindeer – who live full time at The Llama Park.

Old Town

Motcombe Village Christmas Fair

Old Town, Motcombe Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 1PU

Sat 1 Dec 2018

The Christmas fair in Old Town, Eastbourne is back with more seasonal cheer. A historical feel with character offering old time fair rides, Santa, morris dancers, market stalls with local produce, choirs, mulled wine and hot chestnuts.

Santa Specials

Santa Specials

Bluebell Railway, Sheffield Park Station, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 3QL

Sat 1 - Sun 2 Dec 2018

A Christmas visit to the Bluebell Railway is a magical experience!

 The Sussex Christmas Craft & Design Fair

The Sussex Christmas Craft & Design Fair

Enterprise Shopping Centre, 1 Station Parade, Eastbourne, E. Sussex, BN21 1BD

Sat 1 - Sun 2 Dec 2018

Browse for handmade stocking fillers and beautiful gifts at our Christmas craft and design fair. Ceramics, textiles, pottery, glasswork, contemporary jewellery, artwork, interior & home accessories and more!

Tudor Christmas

Tudor Christmas

Michelham Priory, Upper Dicker, Nr Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 3QS

Sat 1 - Sun 2 Dec 2018

There will be plenty going on this weekend! Get into the Tudor festive spirit with many Tudor re enactors in the house displaying what Christmas in Tudor times was really like!

The Flint Street Nativity

The Flint Street Nativity

The Lamb Theatre, 36 High Street, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 1HH

Fri 7 - Sun 9 Dec 2018

Mizzis Horrocks' class of seven year olds (all played by adults) are about to perform their nativity play at Flint Street Junior School for the proud mums and dads - and the occasional social worker.

Winter Wreaths Workshop

Winter Wreaths Workshop

Charleston, Charleston, Firle, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 6LL

Fri 7 Dec 2018

Join Roberta Emmott, ‘The Good Florist’ for a delightful day of winter floristry. Learn to make wreaths with a difference, drawing inspiration from the wild and natural, bringing new textures, colours and ingredients to Christmas.

Christmas at the Enterprise Centre

Christmas

Enterprise Shopping Centre, 1 Station Parade, Eastbourne, E. Sussex, BN21 1BD

Sat 8 - Sun 9 Dec 2018

Santa’s Grotto is definitely the most festive place to be this winter! Don’t miss out on seeing Santa in his festive home at the Enterprise Shopping Centre! Why not come and experience the true feeling of Christmas magic this year.

Meet Father Christmas

Meet Father Christmas

The Llama Park, Wych Cross, Forest Row, East Sussex, RH18 5JN

Sat 8 - Mon 24 Dec 2018

Come and see the ‘Real’ Father Christmas at home in his cosy log cabin in The Llama Park’s Christmas Wonderland. See his sleigh and reindeer – who live full time at The Llama Park.

Santa Specials

Santa Specials

Bluebell Railway, Sheffield Park Station, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 3QL

Sat 8 - Sun 9 Dec 2018

A Christmas visit to the Bluebell Railway is a magical experience!

Christmas Cake Decoration

Christmas Cake Decoration

Charleston, Charleston, Firle, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 6LL

Mon 10 Dec 2018

Create an original and stunning Christmas cake with artist and designer Cressida Bell. With Cressida’s expert guidance, plan a festive design — then decorate, creating patterns using a huge variety of edible embellishments.

Christmas Carol Concert

Christmas Carol Service

All Saints' Church, Grange Road, Eastbourne, BN21 4JR

Thu 13 Dec 2018

You are welcome to join us at the College Carol Service for visitors. There is no need to let us know that you are coming only to the service.

Dr Annie Gray

Christmas Dinner from Edward I to Edward VII

Eastbourne Town Hall, Grove Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4UG

Thu 13 Dec 2018

Join Dr Annie Gray a historian, cook, broadcaster and writer specialising in the history of food and dining in Britain from around 1600 to the present day

Secret Santa

Secret Santa – The Frost Files

Royal Hippodrome, 112 Seaside Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 3PF

Fri 14 - Sun 16 Dec 2018

SECRET SANTA – THE FROST FILES - Holly receives a letter from a secret organisation; The Ministry of Mistletoe – requesting her assistance on a top secret mission… Santa has been kidnapped!

Christmas at the Enterprise Centre

Christmas

Enterprise Shopping Centre, 1 Station Parade, Eastbourne, E. Sussex, BN21 1BD

Sat 15 - Sun 16 Dec 2018

Santa’s Grotto is definitely the most festive place to be this winter! Don’t miss out on seeing Santa in his festive home at the Enterprise Shopping Centre! Why not come and experience the true feeling of Christmas magic this year.

Great Offers this Christmas

The Sherwood Guest House

The Sherwood Guest House

20% off Mid-Week Stays

Classical late Victorian establishment, privately owned, excellent value, personal attention to all who visit. Ideally located for all amenities.

The Royal suite double bedroom

The Royal

7 nights for the price of 6, 3 nights for the price of 2

A charming property of unique character. The Royal enjoys a prestigious seafront location,close to the Pier and within easy strolling distance of the town centre. Bedrooms are bright and clean with modern facilities and panoramic sea views.

Southcroft Guest House

Southcroft Guest House

3 nights for the price of 2

Friendly family home with comfortable rooms and relaxed atmosphere. Located in the Meads area of town, a short distance from the start end of the South Downs Way National Park and close to the theatres, conference facilities and Town

Standard ensuite twin room

The Cherry Tree Guest House

3 nights for the price of 2

We are a friendly, family-run guest house offering relaxed accommodation in the quiet Lower Meads district of Eastbourne.

16 San Juan Court, Eastbourne

16 San Juan Court

Winter offer - 5% off 14 nights or more

San Juan Court is a very well-kept block of flats with a nice central courtyard garden. It is located on the outer harbour and therefore one can watch, from the balcony, all the normal comings and goings of leisure and fishing craft.

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