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Welcome to our Local News Page - giving a taste of what's going on in and around Eastbourne.

Select (by clicking) on the heading below for further information on your chosen subject.

Cutting Edge Hair Salon - link straight through to our daughter Joanne's Cutting Edge hair salon, just off of Eastbourne's Seafront. The salon is stockists for REDKEN & ghd.

Eastbourne Weather  - See what the weather is likely to be over the next five days, so you can plan your time ahead.

Eastbourne Theatres - Lets you know whats on and when

Eastbourne Herald News - The local paper, for local news

Eastbourne Property - The local property search

Cineworld Cinema - Latest film listings for the Cineworld Cinema (formely UGC Cinemas) at Sovereign Harbour Retail Park, Pevensey Bay Road, Eastbourne.

Curzon Cinema - Latest film listings for the Curzon Cinema in Langney Road, Eastbourne.

Museums and Galleries Eastbourne has an interesting variety of museums and galleries.  Some are owned by Eastbourne Borough Council, while others are privately owned. Don't miss the Towner, Eastbourne's award-winning new gallery and art museum. Towner presents major exhibitions of contemporary and historic art alongside changing displays from the renowned Towner Collection.

Redoubt Fortress & Military Museum -Welcome to the Redoubt Fortress & Military Museum Built in the early 1800s, the Redoubt has defended the Eastbourne coast for nearly 200 years. Today this magnificent building provides the perfect setting for the rich military collections of The Royal Sussex Regiment, The Queen's Royal Irish Hussars and the Sussex Combined Services.

Eastbourne's first bandstand was built in 1893 and a Municipal Orchestra was formed in 1899. There is a commemorative plaque at the rear of the current Bandstand in memory of Eastbourne bandsman John Wesley Woodward, who was one of those playing on the Titanic when it sank on April 15 1912. The current Bandstand was built in 1935 and cost £28,000, engineered by Leslie Rosevere.

Pagemost                                                                                                      Local area attractions, places of interest, Railway Station, etc.

Drusilla's Animal Park. Visit "the best small zoo in the country". Coming in December, a whole range of Christmas and winter based themes and activities.

Lewis Bonfire 2014 - Wednesday November 5th. The largest bonfire celebration and procession in the UK.

Beachy Head Marathon - Sunday 25th October 2014 - Starts 9am
The Beachy Head Marathon is one the biggest off-road marathons in the UK. Formerly known as the Seven Sisters Marathon, it is popular for its scenic and challenging route through the South Downs countryside. Great for runners, joggers or walkers looking to get fit.

Magnificent Motors
Magnificent Motors returns to Princes Park from Saturday 3rd to Sunday 4th May 2014. With 25,000+ visitors flocking to the show in 2012, it has become established as one of the biggest FREE motoring spectaculars on the South Coast. More than 500 vintage and classic cars, motorbikes, buses, steam traction engines, commercial and military vehicles displayed on Eastbourne's elegant promenade and seafront. Other attractions included a French Market and funfair rides plus the seafront cavalcade.
The event is organised by Eastbourne Borough Council, in partnership with Eastbourne Historic Vehicle Club, East Sussex Omnibus Society plus a variety of other historic transport groups.

AEGON International Tennis Championships in Eastbourne
Devonshire Park, Eastbourne: 14th - 21st June 2014

The AEGON International returned to Eastbourne in June 2013 with both mens and ladies world class tennis.
2013's event saw the highest attendance numbers ever! Tickets for the 2014 AEGON International will be on sale in early February, to book, telephone the Ticket Factory on 0844 581 3015.

Eastbourne Lammas Festival - dates to be confirmed for 2014
An extravaganza of folk music and morris dancing including a Carnival parade with traditional Giants.
Held every August around Eastbourne seafront and town centre; with live music and stalls all day plus a traditional barn dance (céilidh) for all.

Eastbourne's Airbourne Air Show - 14th to 17th August 2014
The dates for Eastbourne's Air Show have been confirmed for 2014. Bring your family and friends along to enjoy another year of military fast jets, helicopters, parachutists and incredible displays from aerobatics teams, including the Red Arrows.

Eastbourne Beer Festival - 9th - 11th October 2014
The biggest beer festival in East Sussex is held every October at the Winter Gardens.
Beers, Ales, Wine and Ciders from around the world with food tastings and daily entertainment.

Eastbourne 999 Display (awaiting confirmed dates for 2014)
The 999 display, which will be held on the Western Lawns and Wish Tower Slopes in July in Eastbourne is now the largest show of its kind in the UK.  

The event is managed by an organising committee from the local emergency services representing:
Sussex Police
East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service
South East Coast Ambulance Service
Maritime and Coastguard Agency
the RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) represented by Eastbourne Lifeboats 

The aim of the event is to raise awareness of the services that all these groups provide and to provide a fun and interactive day out for all the family.

Walks - The Eastbourne Downland is a wonderful environment for walking and rambling and many areas are open access, free for the public to explore. There are four farms - Bullock Down Farm, Black Robin Farm, Chalk Farm and Cornish Farm - where access is restricted but there are footpaths and bridleways to guide walkers through these areas. The Eastbourne Downland can be accessed by a coastal footpath or the inland bridleway.

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