In Days Out

What’s better than 1 Bank Holiday? 2! Make the most of your bank holidays this May with a selection of ideas to get out there and get busy living!

MAGNIFICENT MOTORS – Head to the Western Lawns for the biggest FREE motoring spectacular on the South Coast (4-5 May) with over 600 vintage and classic cars, motorbikes, buses and more, plus live music, fun fair and market on the prom! Full details.

Magnificent Motors

PICNIC – if the weather is fine grab a blanket and your favourite foodie treats and head out for a Great British Picnic. There’s plenty of spots – Beachy Head is the iconic place but why not enjoy a wander through the canopy of trees at Abbots Wood – there’s plenty of picnic tables and parking, parks aplenty in Eastbourne with Princes Park, Hampden Park, Shinewater and Gildredge just some suggestions. List of parks here.

Couple Picnic in Eastbourne

HOP ON & OFF! - The Eastbourne Sightseeing Bus is back! Fill your lungs with some fresh sea air, see the South Downs National Park from a new perspective! Hop on – hop off tickets which last for 24 hours. Daily every 30 minutes until 5pm. See here for full details.Have you experienced The Art Shuttle? For just £3.50 grab a seat and enjoy the views, experience iconic Sussex arts venues (discounted entrance fee to Charleston), with no need to worry about parking, hop on – hop off at picturesque villages of Alfriston and Lillington to enjoy a spot of lunch too! Runs Friday to Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday. For more see here.

Bandstand Image Graham Huntley

BANDSTAND’S BACK – May marks the return of the Bandstand regular concerts, bands and tribute shows from Taylor Swift to Depeche Mode, with over 140 shows in the diary there’s so much choice! Plus did we mention the fireworks? Check it out

BEER GARDEN – Beer Garden and bank holiday, need we say any more? When in the Old Town head to The Rainbow, The Prince Albert or The Crown to enjoy a beer garden in the sunshine, the town centre pubs also have outside space including Bibendum, The Eagle, The Dew Drop and The Crown and Anchor. Or head out to The Tiger to enjoy a tipple on the green, or The Garden Bar at Sovereign Harbour.

JERSEY BOYS TRIBUTE – The Bandstand tribute nights are back, Sunday 5 May celebrates the music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons in Jersey Boys Tribute Show, tickets here £11.50 in advance, £14 on the door, child discounts available. 




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