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Christmas in Eastbourne

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

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Download or print out our free festive advent calendar for your guide to what's on this Christmas.  With an idea for every day and 'don't miss' moments, make special memories this Christmas with VisitEastbourne.

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Black Friday

Black Friday

Fri 24 Nov 2017

Top up on stocking fillers and grab your some bargains this Black Friday weekend at the Tourist Information Centre in Eastbourne, with a selection of lines at 50% off!

Black Friday

Black Friday

Sat 25 Nov 2017

Top up on stocking fillers and grab your some bargains this Black Friday weekend at the Tourist Information Centre in Eastbourne, with a selection of lines at 50% off!

Black Friday

Black Friday

Mon 27 Nov 2017

Top up on stocking fillers and grab your some bargains this Black Friday weekend at the Tourist Information Centre in Eastbourne, with a selection of lines at 50% off!

Bauble Bonanza

Bauble Bonanza

Fri 1 - Fri 22 Dec 2017

Get involved in Eastbourne Tourist Information Centre's Bauble Bonanza to be in for a chance to win Eastbourne theatre vouchers or a goody bag full of prizes! It's completely FREE and kids get a treat just for taking part!

Letters to Father Christmas

Letters to Father Christmas

Fri 1 - Thu 21 Dec 2017

Bring your letters to Father Christmas into the Tourist Information Centre on Cornfield Road and pop them into our North Pole Express Post Box.

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

Drusillas Christmas Lights

The Winter Wonderland Illuminations

Drusillas Park

Sat 18 Nov 2017 - Mon 1 Jan 2018

Drusillas will be switching on their Winter Wonderland Illuminations daily with over 50,000 lights in an animal themed light show, synchronised to music. For accurate up to date information on prices please visit the website.

Vienesse Gala -Eastbourne-Devonshire Park Theatre

Viennese Strauss Christmas Gala

Devonshire Park Theatre

Tue 21 Nov 2017

Soloist names, Marilyn hill smith (soprano) Andrew Forbes lane (tenor Jeremy Peaker (Baritones) Presented by Malcolm a McKee Conductor Anthony Kraus

Meads Magic 2017

Meads Magic

Meads Village

Fri 24 Nov 2017

Meads Magic 2017 returns for a night of festive village fun on Friday 24th November. Now in its sixth year, Meads Magic is a firm favourite of the Eastbourne Christmas diary.

East Dean Christmas Fair

Christmas Fair

East Dean Village Hall

Sat 25 Nov 2017

Christmas craft fair. Various stalls in aid of The Church Mission Society.

Christmas Wreath Making

Christmas wreath making

Birling Gap

Sun 26 Nov 2017

Get crafty and make a wreath for your front door this Christmas (materials included).

Bauble Bonanza

Bauble Bonanza

Eastbourne Tourist Information Centre

Fri 1 - Fri 22 Dec 2017

Get involved in Eastbourne Tourist Information Centre's Bauble Bonanza to be in for a chance to win Eastbourne theatre vouchers or a goody bag full of prizes! It's completely FREE and kids get a treat just for taking part!

Letters to Father Christmas

Letters to Father Christmas

Eastbourne Tourist Information Centre

Fri 1 - Thu 21 Dec 2017

Bring your letters to Father Christmas into the Tourist Information Centre on Cornfield Road and pop them into our North Pole Express Post Box.

Little Chelsea Little Christmas

Little Christmas in Little Chelsea

Little Chelsea

Fri 1 Dec 2017

Little Christmas In Little Chelsea, Eastbourne’s annual Christmas extravaganza, will revert back to one day in its ninth year on Friday 1 December 2017.

Neon Noel

Neon Noel

Little Chelsea

Fri 1 - Sun 3 Dec 2017

Neon Noel looks set to return with another Christmas lights spectacular luminale in Eastbourne.

Bourne Chorus

A Little Christmas Music

Christ Church

Sat 2 Dec 2017

Bourne Chorus is an award-winning, small, close vocal harmony group based in Eastbourne. We all share a passion for singing and a love of entertaining.

Christmas

Christmas

Enterprise Shopping Centre

Sat 2 - Sun 3 Dec 2017

The Enterprise Centre has pulled out all the stops this December for a magical Christmas experience.

Christmas Open Houses

Christmas Open Houses and Studios

Eastbourne

Sat 2 - Sun 3 Dec 2017

Over 40 artists and makers showing and selling their work from their homes and studios, in various locations around Eastbourne.

Christmas

Christmas Songs by Starlight

The Observatory Science Centre

Sat 2 Dec 2017

Come and enjoy a host of Christmas songs with our choir. There will be mulled wine and a mince pie to help bring in the festive cheer (alternatives will be offered to the children).

Dear Santa

Dear Santa

Eastbourne Arndale Centre

Sat 2 - Sun 3 Dec 2017

Every weekend in December including Friday 22nd, children will also have the opportunity to write their own postcard to Santa telling him what their Christmas wishes are.

Christmas Fair

Motcombe Christmas Fair

Old Town

Sat 2 Dec 2017

Motcombe Christmas fair is confirmed to return on Saturday 2nd December 2017 to Crown Street and Star Road in Motcombe!

Christmas Bazaar

Open Chrismas Bazaar

Chaseley Trust

Sat 2 Dec 2017

Come join us for our open to all, very first ever Christmas bazaar. There will be many different stalls selling handmade gifts you can buy for your family. This event is completely disabled friendly.

Woodland Christmas

'Rewards and Fairies' woodland Christmas

Bateman's

Sat 2 Dec 2017 - Mon 1 Jan 2018

Discover the magic of Kipling's 'Rewards and Fairies' in the house and garden with our woodland Christmas theme.

Santa Specials

Santa Specials

Spa Valley Railway

Sat 2 - Sun 3 Dec 2017

Tickets are now on sale for the popular Santa Specials at the Spa Valley Railway in Royal Tunbridge Wells.

Sovereign Shines

Sovereign Shines 2017

Sovereign Harbour

Sat 2 - Sun 31 Dec 2017

This Christmas, The Waterfront businesses, local harbour residents, boat owners, the Yacht Club, the Berth Holders Association and Premier Marinas have all got together to make Sovereign Harbour REALLY shine.

Craft & Design Fair

The Sussex Christmas Craft & Design Fair

Enterprise Shopping Centre

Sat 2 - Sun 3 Dec 2017

The Sussex Christmas Craft & Design Fair in association with The Enterprise Centre. Browse for handmade stocking fillers and beautiful gifts at our Christmas inspired craft and design fair.

Yule Log

Tudor Christmas Weekend

Michelham Priory

Sat 2 - Sun 3 Dec 2017

Escape the mayhem of Christmas in the relaxing surroundings of Michelham. Discover the fascinating history of Christmas and how it was celebrated during the Tudor period.

Decoration Making

Winter Wonderland

SevenSisters Country Park Visitor Centre

Sat 2 Dec 2017

Join us in the barn for fun activities and art and craft. Make some nature inspired Christmas decorations and why not stick on your wellies and your woolly hat and join us to explore the woods for a wild winter adventure.

WRAS Christmas Craft Fair

WRAS annual Christmas craft fair

East Dean Village Hall

Sat 2 Dec 2017

Christmas craft fair in aid of WRAS Wildlife Rescue. Hand made crafts, refreshments and raffle.

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Eastbourne College

Tue 5 Dec 2017

On Christmas Eve, Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by ghosts offering him the chance of a better future who teach him it is never too late to change

Eastbourne Concert Orchestra

Christmas Concert

All Saints' Church

Tue 5 Dec 2017

An evening of ballet & Christmas favourites! Songs include: Copella - Sleeping Beauty - Sleigh Ride.

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Eastbourne College

Wed 6 - Sat 9 Dec 2017

On Christmas Eve, Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by ghosts offering him the chance of a better future who teach him it is never too late to change

Christmas Sale

Christmas Art Sale

Under Ground Theatre

Fri 8 - Fri 29 Dec 2017

In time for Christmas, choose a present from a variety of original paintings and artworks donated, for the benefit of raising funds for the charitable Eastbourne Arts Centre, from private collections.

Neon Noel

Neon Noel

Little Chelsea

Fri 8 - Sun 10 Dec 2017

Neon Noel looks set to return with another Christmas lights spectacular luminale in Eastbourne.

Oliver

Oliver

Royal Hippodrome

Fri 8 - Sun 10 Dec 2017

Consider yourself one of the family as you join the Broadway Platers for this hit musical.

Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

Enterprise Shopping Centre

Sat 9 - Sun 10 Dec 2017

Come and enjoy breakfast with Santa , Mrs Claus and the elves at The Enterprise Shopping Centre this Christmas!

Christmas

Christmas

Enterprise Shopping Centre

Sat 9 - Sun 17 Dec 2017

The Enterprise Centre has pulled out all the stops this December for a magical Christmas experience.

Eastbourne Christmas Market

Christmas Market

Eastbourne Town Centre

Sat 9 - Sun 17 Dec 2017

Join us, as this years popular Christmas Market finds a new home in Terminus Road and the Enterprise Centre

Christmas Open Houses

Christmas Open Houses and Studios

Eastbourne

Sat 9 - Sun 10 Dec 2017

Over 40 artists and makers showing and selling their work from their homes and studios, in various locations around Eastbourne.

Dear Santa

Dear Santa

Eastbourne Arndale Centre

Sat 9 - Sun 10 Dec 2017

Every weekend in December including Friday 22nd, children will also have the opportunity to write their own postcard to Santa telling him what their Christmas wishes are.

Father Christmas & Family Fun

Father Christmas & Family Fun

Birling Gap

Sat 9 - Sun 10 Dec 2017

Visit Father Christmas and take part in our self-guided family fun activities in our visitor centre.

Santa Specials

Santa Specials

Spa Valley Railway

Sat 9 - Sun 10 Dec 2017

Tickets are now on sale for the popular Santa Specials at the Spa Valley Railway in Royal Tunbridge Wells.

Santa's Grotto

Santa's Grotto

Knockhatch Adventure Park

Sat 9 - Sun 10 Dec 2017

Santa will be visiting us at Knockhatch. Come and visit Santa in his grotto.

The Sounds of Christmas

The Sounds of Christmas

St Saviours Church

Sat 9 Dec 2017

South Downs Singers together with The Warbleton Brass Band are presenting a Christmas concert in aid of "Children with Cancer Fund" at St Saviours Church.

Victorian Christmas

Victorian Christmas Weekend

Michelham Priory

Sat 9 - Sun 10 Dec 2017

Escape the mayhem of Christmas in the relaxing surroundings of Michelham. Discover the fascinating history of Christmas and how it was celebrated during the Victorian period.

Rotary Tree of Light

Rotary Tree of Light

Towner Art Gallery

Sun 10 Dec 2017

Annual Rotary Tree of Light event, taking place outside the Congress Theatre but the service will take place at The Towner Art Gallery. Come and support this spectacular show for local charities and the people of Eastbourne.

Christmas Concert

Christmas Concert

The Birley Centre at Eastbourne College

Tue 12 Dec 2017

An evening of jazz, music theatre and with a few seasonal numbers thrown in for good measure. Featuring members of the College's Jazz Bands, Concert Band and various soloists.

Christmas Carol Service

Christmas Carol Service

All Saints' Church

Thu 14 Dec 2017

You are welcome to join us at the College carol service for visitors.

Christmas Open Stage Night

Christmas Open Stage Night

Under Ground Theatre

Thu 14 Dec 2017

SINGERS, MUSICIANS, MAGICIANS, COMEDIANS, POETS, WHISTLERS, YODELERS AND MORE! HERE’S OUR PLATFORM FOR ENTERTAINERS OF 13+ TO TAKE TO THE UGT STAGE, WITH GREAT LIGHTING, SOUND & AUDIENCE.

Neon Noel

Neon Noel

Little Chelsea

Fri 15 - Sun 17 Dec 2017

Neon Noel looks set to return with another Christmas lights spectacular luminale in Eastbourne.

The Drawtones Christmas Show

The Drawtones Christmas Show

Under Ground Theatre

Fri 15 Dec 2017

Tonight’s show will feature music from many of the finest jazz legends, together with a seasonal collection of Christmas tunes arranged brilliantly in the classic Hammond groove style The Drawtones are becoming recognised for.

Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

Enterprise Shopping Centre

Sat 16 - Sun 17 Dec 2017

Come and enjoy breakfast with Santa , Mrs Claus and the elves at The Enterprise Shopping Centre this Christmas!

Christmas Dance Night

Christmas Dance Night

Under Ground Theatre

Sat 16 Dec 2017

The Christmas Dance Night at the UGT spans three eras – 50s, 60s and 70s. Music played will include songs from the 50s, 60s and 70s – music guaranteed to have you dancing the night away.

Dear Santa

Dear Santa

Eastbourne Arndale Centre

Sat 16 - Sun 17 Dec 2017

Every weekend in December including Friday 22nd, children will also have the opportunity to write their own postcard to Santa telling him what their Christmas wishes are.

Santa Specials

Santa Specials

Spa Valley Railway

Sat 16 - Sun 17 Dec 2017

Tickets are now on sale for the popular Santa Specials at the Spa Valley Railway in Royal Tunbridge Wells.

Santa's Grotto

Santa's Grotto

Knockhatch Adventure Park

Sat 16 - Sun 17 Dec 2017

Santa will be visiting us at Knockhatch. Come and visit Santa in his grotto.

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