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Annie the Musical

The Congress Theatre - Monday 10th - Saturday 15th August The World's Favourite Family Musical...  Annie... coming soon to the Congress in Eastbourne with the amazing Craig Revel Horwood (Strictly Judge fame) as Miss Hannigan... Definately not to be missed this one!....

Top Hat comes to the Congress

21st - 25th July 2015 Direct from its tremendous success in London, winning three Olivier Awards for 'Best New Musical', 'Best Choreography', 'Best Costumes' and The Evening Standard for 'Best Night Out', this spectacular West End production is making its Eastbourne debut this July. 'Top Hat'  brings the glamout of Hollywood's Golden Age and the...

The Towner Gallery

What's going on inside the Towner Gallery this Spring?..... Take a look! The Ravilious Rooms:  Between 17th January 2015 - 1 January 2015 a permanent Ravilious Room is dedicated to admire and browse a wonderful selection of the works the Towner is honoured to hold. John Virtue - The Sea Between 17th January - 12th April 2015.  A vast dark expanse...

Glyndebourne 2015

Glyndebourne Festival 2015 - Thursday 21st May - Sunday 30th August Attending Glyndebourne this year?  It makes sense to start and finish the performance here at the Grand.  Let us know the performance you are attending when you book directly with the hotel.  We will give you the best available rate, early check-in for changing and a nightcap...

What's on at Drusillas this year?

Enjoy a great family day out at one of the top tourist attractions in East Sussex.  Drusillas is widely regarded as the best small zoo in the country and they have created an animal and child friendly, family environment where the focus is always on involvement.  It is the perfect getaway for families with children, whether you are looking for...

Aegon Tennis at the Devonshire Park

Tennis at the Devonshire Park Centre this Summer! Aegon International Tennis Tournament - 20th - 27th June 2015 This tournament has been running since 1975 showcasing some of the world's finest female tennis talent as they prepare for Wimbledon.  The sunny seaside setting has played host to some legends of the game with previous champions...

Daily What's On in Eastbourne!

Never miss a trick on 'What's on in Eastbourne'...  Thanks to VisitEastbourne you can now see on a daily basis everything happening in the town worth knowing about!... Whether it be Shows at the Theatres, street markets, weather or even the tide times.  Just click on Eastbourne Daily Bulletin and check out the list..... it's almost endless...

Eastbourne Cycling Festival

13th - 14th June 2015 Eastbourne's exciting cycling festival returns once more to the Western Lawns opposite the Grand Hotel with Velopace.  This event offers cyclists to take part in a variety of events, from a sportive to road races, as well as browse the trade stands on the seafront.  Other activities include: Cyclosportive major climbs Road...

Bandstand Tributes 2015

TRIBUTE SHOWS FOR 2015 AT EASTBOURNE BANDSTAND - ENGLAND'S BUSIEST APPARENTLY!...... MAYFriday 1st                Legends Tribute with Firework FinaleFriday 8th                Meat LoafFriday 15th              Bee GeesFriday 22nd             Take ThatFriday 29th              Queen Mercury Returns JUNEFriday 5th                 Rolling StonesFriday...

Eastbourne Extreme

18th - 19th July 2015 Eastbourne Extreme, the South Coast's coolest, fastest and most intense free sports festival is back with a vengeance.  2 packed days with outdoor pursuits on land, water and in the air!  From Urban Shadows to the Relentless Bike Tour.  Plus the Surfkraft Ion Man contest and North  one hour classic.... Adrenalin or what...

Beer & Cider by the Sea

Beer and Cider Festival - Western Lawns  22nd - 24th May 2015 Eastbourne's seafront Western Lawns plays host to the South Coast's Food and Drink Festival this May.  A 3 Day extravaganza to tantalise the taste buds. Real Ale and Cider lovers can sample over 100 ales, ciders and perries along with great entertainment from the Festival Stage.

Airbourne Air Show

Airbourne Weekend - 13th - 16th August 2015 The World's Biggest Free Seafront Airshow returns to Eastbourne this August with 4 fun packed days of flying, displays, trade markets and so much more!  And it's all FREE! Featuring the best of the RAF and International display teams across the stunning eight miles length of the seafront and Beachy Head...

The Mousetrap 60th Anniversary

Devonshire Park Theatre - Monday 8th - Saturday 13th June As part of the 60th Anniversary of the Mousetrap, Eastbourne is honoured indeed to be including in this tour.  As the play implies... suspect everyone! 'A truly entertaining classic'...... The Sunday Times

Coast & Country Walking Festival

South Downs National Park - 26th September - 4th October 2015 This is the 2nd year of this wonderful festival and promises to be another interesting and informative one.  The nine day festival has a huge variety of guided walks planned including photography, Brewery walking tours, foodie tours, The Bloomsbury set and much more.  This festival...

The Sound of Music

The Congress Theatre - Tuesday 7th - Saturday 18th July A brand new production of this timeless family musical classic following the ups and downs of the Von Trapp Family.  Edelweiss, My favourite things, So long, farewell, Do-Re-Mi, The Sound of Music, Climb Every mountain,...... and the rest!...... A great story and an even greater sing along!

Eastbourne SteamPunk

Eastbourne makes the 'SteamPunk' Tour! - 12th - 13th September 2015 Come one, Come all!  Marvel at the curiosities, revel in the entertainment, indulge in the delights.  SteamPunk means many different things to many different people, to some it is a fashion style of dress, a persona, an art, craft or design, even a complete lifestyle..... some...

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