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Eastbourne Ancestors at the Redoubt

Eastbourne Ancestors in the Pavilion at Redoubt Fortress18th January - 16th November 2014 Brand new for 2014 will be the Eastbourne Ancestors Exhibition.  This ground breaking exhibition follows the biggest project of its kind, which saw scientific analysis of human remains dating back to the Bronze Age.  With discoveries including a rare African...

Eastbourne Cycling Weekend

Whether you are taking part or just watching, this cycling event is a sight to be seen!  All this happens on our doorstep too!  1st June 2014 Timed trials, races, simulators and much much more!  So get on your bike and come and join the fun!

Fiddler on the Roof at the Congress

Fiddler on the Roof Musical at the Congress6th - 10th May 2014  Starring Paul Michael Glaser (Starsky in the iconic 70's TV series Starskey & Hutch) in the lead role as Tevye and Choreographed by favourite Strictly Judge Craig Revel Horwood, this is certainly a musical not to be missed.  So special is it, that it ran for over 13 years on...

The Play that goes wrong!

The Play that Goes Wrong - Devonshire Park Theatre Monday 30th June - Saturday 5th July 2014 Fawlty Towers meets Noises Off in this new hit comedy direct from the West End. WINNER!  Whatsonstage Best New Comedy Award 2014 Spectacularly funny and bitingly accurate; we laughed until the tears ran down our faces. It has to be seen........ Joanna...

CATS the Musical at the Congress

CATS the Musical at the Congress Theatre20th - 31st May 2014 Adapted from TS Eliots 'Old Possums Book of Practical Cats', this blend of fantasy, drama and romance is set on the night of that the Jellicle Cats meet for the Jellicle Ball in a sparkling fusion of music, dance and verse.  Amazing musical score, spectacular set and stunning costumes;...


Birdsong - Devonshire Park Theatre Monday 7th - Saturday 12th July 2014 Due to the unprecedented public demand Birdsong makes a welcome return to Eastbourne following it's sell-out run in February Last year's National Tour was seen by over 75,000 people... don't miss your second chance to experience this stunning piece of theatre live on stage!

United Visual Artists at the Towner

United Visual Artists at the Towner Gallery18th April - 22nd June 2014 (Free Entry) United Visual Artists, or UVAs is an art practice that use design processes to combine a wide range of disiplines including sculpture, installation, line performance and architecture.

Spirit of the Dance

Spirit of the Dance 2014 - Congress Theatre Tuesday 19th - Saturday 23rd August the international smash hit Spirit of the Dance is one of the most successful shows ever to come out of Ireland and has been seen by more than twenty five million people around the world.  This summer we welcome the cast back to the Congress Theatre.  

Bandstand Tributes 2014

Every Friday night during the summer the Bandstand, just a short walk from the hotel becomes alive with the sounds of Tribute bands.... this year is no exception. 2nd May            Abba9th                    Queen16th                  Elvis23rd                  Dirty Dancing6th June            Bon Jovi13th                  Neil Diamond20th...

Saturday Night Fever

Saturday Night Fever - The Congress Theatre Monday 8th - Saturday 13th December 2014 When John Travolta walked onto the dancefloor in the smash hit film Saturday Night Fever, it changed the way we dance forever! Join in with the legendary BeeGees hits like, Stayin Alive, Night Fever, Jive Talking, You should be dancing and How deep is your love!

Aegon International Tenns

From the 14th - 21st June 2014 the Devonshire Park Tennis Centre transforms into an International Tennis Tournament with top players competing and warming up to the Grand Slam, Wimbledon event the following week. The courts are literally just behind the hotel, the perfect location to stay when visiting the tournament. Do contact our Reservations...

What's on at Drusillas this year?

Check out all the fun of Drusillas this summer!...... Little Kitty, Peppa Pig, Thomas the Tank Engine and sooooo much more!......   http://www.drusillas.co.uk/events

Eastbourne Extreme

Eastbourne Extreme returns amid popular demand for the weekend of 12th and 13th July 2014.  All the thrills and spills of this on road competition, meandering its way around the Beachy Head road.  Boards, Bikes, tin trays!  All used for the need for speed!  A spectators delight!

Singing in the Rain

Congress Theatre - 8th to 19th April 2014 Don Lockwood is a silent movie star with everything he could want, but Hollywood is about to change forever.  Rumour around the studio is of a new kind of film, where actors actually talk!...  Can he and the rest of the cast make the transition? Did you know that every performance uses 12,000 litres of...

Airbourne, Eastbourne Air Show

The biggest free Airshow in Europe returns to Eastbourne - Airbourne will once again delight hundreds of visitors each day between 14th - 17th August 2014. The Grand has prime position when it comes to viewing this spectacle, with the sea view balconies being hot property all weekend! The Red Arrows fly daily and their legendary Heart shape is...

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