Coming from the sunshine coast of Southern England

Upcoming events for 2016

New Year's Day Concert

Friday- 1st January, 11am - 12.30pm, at the Central Bandstand on the seafront

Celebrate the new year with the Ray Campbell Dance band as they entertain the new year revellers on the first day of the new year!

Eastbourne Half Marathon

Sunday - 6th March, 9am starting at the top end of Princes Park

Living on the edge, Eastbourne's Prehistoric Mystery Exhibition

Monday, - 21st March  to November 13th, all day at the Redoubt Pavilion

Go back before the time when Eastbourne existed and see and venture into the history of the area

Magnificent Motors

Saturday - 30th April  - Sunday 1st May, on the Western Lawns

AEGON Eastbourne Tennis Trophy

Saturday - 28th May - Friday 3rd June, at the Devonshire Park

Eastbourne Annual Tennis championships

Eastbourne Cycling Festival

Saturday - 4th June  - Sunday 5th June, at the Western Lawns

Eastbourne Sunshine Carnival

Saturday - 11th June, 4pm  along Eastbourne Seafront

AEGON International Tennis Championships

Monday - 18th June - Monday 25th June, at the Devonshire Park

Eastbourne's annual international tennis championship event

999 Emergency Services Display

Saturday - 2nd July - Sunday 3rd July, all day at the Western Lawns

Eastbourne Festival

Saturday - 2nd July  - Sunday 24th July, at various venues throughout the town

The Annual festival of arts and crafts, readings and creative arts

Eastbourne Extreme

Saturday - 16th July - Sunday 17th July, on the seafront parade above Princes Park

The Lammas Festival

Saturday - 30th July - Sunday 31st July, all day event starting with a parade at 12 noon on Saturday, along the seafront to the Western Lawns

This annual pagan event celebrates Lammas with dancers, musicians and a Lammas village on the western Lawns.

Airbourne, Eastbourne's International Airshow

Thursday - 11th August - Sunday 14th August, 10am - 6pm, Eastbourne Seafront between Pier and Wish tower

When major Bernard Fowler first put on an air display at Eastbourne in 1919, he could not envisage the massive leaps in aviation and

the spectacular air display which is annually put on in the town. From the aerial displays to the static aircraft on Western Lawns, one

feels a sense of awe at the power of these vehicles of the sky.

South of England Tennis Championships

Monday - 29th August  - Saturday 3rd September, tennis championships at the Devonshire Park.

Steampunk Festival

Saturday - 10th September - Sunday 11th September, all day on the seafront from the Pier to the Wish tower

The victorians never had it this good! For Steampunk is more than a festival, it is a time of invention, great gothic costumes and a little bit

of what one may call eccentric activity. SInging, dancing and storytelling are all part of the programme!

Eastbourne Bonfire Society Procession & Fireworks

Saturday - 1st October, 7.30pm - 9pm,  parade along the seafront

As night breaks, the smugglers come out carrying their cartons of brandy and holding high torches to light the way. This is the scene all

along Eastbourne's seafront as all of the Bonfire societies gather i a spectacular parade that sends shivers up the spine, but it's all good fun!

Beachy Head Marathon

Saturday - 29th October, starting at  9am, commencing at St Bede's School, Holywell

Over 1700 runners annually challenge the 26 mile course across the rugged South Downs, in pursuit of being the first one to win the

coveted prize of being the champion for that year. For all the runners up, there is a gold badge to show that they have endured this

strenuous course.

Christmas Day Concert

Sunday - 25th December , 10.45am - 12.15pm, at the Central Bandstand on the seafront

A tradition which has been in Eastbourne for many years is the Christmas day dance and concert at the Bandstand. It's a wonderful

way of joining in the christmas festivity and, for a lot, showing of their decorative constumes.

New Years Day Concert

Sunday 1st January, 11am - 12.30pm, at the Central Bandstand on the seafront

Celebrate the new year with the Ray Campbell Dance band as they entertain the new year revellers on the first day of the new year!

Regular events

Eastbourne Borough Market

Wednesdays and Sundays between 9am and 3.30pm

A friendly mix of stalls to suit every shopper, from food and produce to clothes and jewellery, located between Debenhams and

T J Hughes along Terminus Road.

Tiny Towner at Towner Art Gallery

Tuesdays between 11am and 1pm

A free drop-in for toddlers under 5 held every week. Here you can enjoy exhibitions and bring your little ones to get creative and play.

Friday Foodie Nights at the Beach Deck

First friday of every month (March - August) 6.30

Meet friends, drink coffee and enjoy the sea air.

Old Town Food & Craft Market at Communitywise

Last Saturday of every month between 10am and 12.30pm

This popular monthly market is an ideal place to buy local produce including bread, meat, cheese, fruit and vegetables, homemade cakes,

crafts, cards and other gifts.