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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 Aegon International Eastbourne tennis tournament at Devonshire Park or stroll around our French and Italian 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

Christmas Day at the Bandstand

Christmas Day Concert

Mon 25 Dec 2017

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

Tue 26 Dec 2017

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

Mon 1 Jan 2018

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.

Easter Sunday Concert

Traditional Easter Concert

Sun 1 Apr 2018

Our traditional Easter concert with our very own town band 'Eastbourne Silver Band' kicks off the entertainment season.

Sounds Of The Eighties

Sounds Of The Eighties

Fri 27 Apr 2018

Celebrating the start of the Bandstand season with The Zoots & Firework Finale It’s the 80s tribute show that’s wowed concert-goers around the world, The ZOOTS as they play the party anthems, classic pop, and power ballads of the 80s.

The Motown Collective

The Motown Collective

Sat 28 Apr 2018

The Motown 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.

1812 Firework Concerts

1812 Firework & Proms Concerts

Wed 2 May 2018

Performed by a different band every week.

Rolling Stones Tribute Show

Rolling Stones Tribute Show

Fri 4 May 2018

Like a Rolling Stone They look like them!!, They perform and present like them!! All the charisma and energy that made the rolling Stones “The greatest Rock Band In The World”.

Guns N Roses Tribute Show

Guns N Roses Tribute Show

Sat 5 May 2018

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.

Traditional Afternoon

Traditional Afternoon Concert

Sun 6 May 2018

Performed by a different band every week.

1812 Firework Concerts

1812 Firework & Proms Concerts

Wed 9 May 2018

Performed by a different band every week.

David Bowie Tribute Show

David Bowie Tribute Show

Fri 11 May 2018

The award winning 'Pop Up Bowie'. A stunning tribute to David Bowie. Performing the greatest hits of David Bowie, from every era of David Bowie's career from the 70's through to the nineties and beyond.

Kings of Leon Tribute Show

Kings of Leon Tribute Show

Sat 12 May 2018

The Kings Ov Leon have quickly established themselves as the number one UK tribute delivering an awesome set including 'Use Somebody', 'Closer', 'Revelry', 'Bucket' and the sublime 'Sex on Fire'.

Traditional Afternoon

Traditional Afternoon Concert

Sun 13 May 2018

Performed by a different band every week.

1812 Firework Concerts

1812 Firework & Proms Concerts

Wed 16 May 2018

Performed by a different band every week.

Lionel Richie Tribute Show

Lionel Richie Tribute Show

Fri 18 May 2018

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.

Traditional Afternoon

Traditional Afternoon Concert

Sun 20 May 2018

Performed by a different band every week.

1812 Firework Concerts

1812 Firework & Proms Concerts

Wed 23 May 2018

Performed by a different band every week.

Elvis Tribute Show

Elvis Tribute Show

Fri 25 May 2018

Originally from Yorkshire Mark has come a long way in a short time, recently appearing in the West End and Multi Award winning, in 2013-15 winning the National Tribute Music Award been crowned the UK's Official Number One Elvis Tribute!

Neil Diamond Tribute Show

Neil Diamond Tribute Show

Sat 26 May 2018

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.

Stargazing

Stargazing with Eastbourne Astronomical Society

Sat 25 Nov 2017

Discover the secrets of Space with Eastbourne Astronomical Society

Stargazing

Stargazing with Eastbourne Astronomical Society

Sat 20 Jan 2018

Discover the secrets of Space with Eastbourne Astronomical Society

Stargazing

Stargazing with Eastbourne Astronomical Society

Sat 24 Feb 2018

Discover the secrets of Space with Eastbourne Astronomical Society

Stargazing

Stargazing with Eastbourne Astronomical Society

Sat 24 Mar 2018

Discover the secrets of Space with Eastbourne Astronomical Society

Magnificent Motos

Magnificent Motors

Sat 5 - Sun 6 May 2018

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 2018

Beer & Cider by the Sea

Fri 25 - Sun 27 May 2018

Eastbourne’s seafront Western Lawns plays host to the south coast’s food and drink festival in May 2018, as ‘Beer and Cider by the Sea’ kicked off a three day extravaganza to tantalise the taste buds.

Eastbourne Triathlon

Eastbourne Triathlon

Sun 10 Jun 2018

Take on this iconic 600m sea swim, 19km cycle, taking in the stunning (but tough) Beachy Head climb, South Downs and the lovely promenade.

Eastbourne Lammas Festival

Lammas Festival

Sat 28 - Sun 29 Jul 2018

A free extravaganza of folk music, morris dancing, traditional giants, and entertainment for everyone with a carnival parade from the Pier Saturday 12noon returning to the Western Lawns, the main festival site.

What's on This Week

A Green and Pleasant Land

A Green and Pleasant Land

Sat 30 Sep 2017 - Sun 21 Jan 2018

Crossing the Screen

Crossing The Screen 2017

Thu 23 - Sun 26 Nov 2017

East of Berlin

East of Berlin

Wed 22 - Sat 25 Nov 2017

Jessica Warboys ECHOGAP

Jessica Warboys ECHOGAP

Sat 21 Oct 2017 - Sun 4 Feb 2018

Drusillas Christmas Lights

The Winter Wonderland Illuminations

Sat 18 Nov 2017 - Mon 1 Jan 2018

Andrew G Forrest

Art Exhibition : Andrew G Forrest

Fri 24 - Sat 25 Nov 2017

Black Friday

Black Friday

Fri 24 Nov 2017

Launch Party

Devonshire Digital Weekender Launch

Fri 24 - Sun 26 Nov 2017

Meads Magic 2017

Meads Magic

Fri 24 Nov 2017

Sinbad the Seaman

Sinbad the Seaman - The Adult Panto

Fri 24 - Sat 25 Nov 2017

The Terry Giles Sextet

The Terry Giles Sextet

Fri 24 Nov 2017

Black Friday

Black Friday

Sat 25 Nov 2017

East Dean Christmas Fair

Christmas Fair

Sat 25 Nov 2017

Coastal

Coastal

Sat 25 - Sun 26 Nov 2017

Experimental Cinema

DIGITAL WEEKENDER: Experimental Cinema

Sat 25 - Sun 26 Nov 2017

John Verity in Concert

John Verity In Concert

Sat 25 Nov 2017

Christmas Wreath Making

Christmas wreath making

Sun 26 Nov 2017

Major Events in Eastbourne

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

16 - 19 August 2018

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 Red Arrows, Chinook, Typhoon and 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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