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Today Tuesday 07-July-2020
Sheila's Island at Devonshire Park Theatre
Date: (Starts) Tuesday 07 July 2020 - Saturday 11 July 2020
Time: 7:45pm - 7:45pm
Where: Devonshire Park Theatre, Compton Street, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4BW
Town: Eastbourne
Email:
Phone: 01323 412 000

The Office meets Lord of the Flies meets Miranda.

Sheila’s Island, is a sparkling, sharp-witted new comedy from writer Tim Firth (Calendar Girls, Kinky Boots, The Band); starring Olivier Award winner Sara Crowe (Private Lives, Calendar Girls, Four Weddings and a Funeral) and Abigail Thaw (Endeavour).

Tickets: £21 - £28.50

Website: www.eastbournetheatres.co.uk/events/sheilas-island
Quiz Night
Date: Tuesday 07 July 2020
Time: 8:30pm
Where: The Old Plough, Church Street,
Town: Seaford
Email:
Phone: 0785 280 7164

Quiz Night to raise money for The Youth Counselling Project. Get there by 8pm to reserve a table for this popular event. £5

Website: www.tycp.org.uk
Friday 10-July-2020
Anything For Love - The Meat Loaf Story at Congress Theatre
Date: Friday 10 July 2020
Time: 7:30pm
Where: Congress Theatre, Carlisle Rd, Eastbourne BN21 4JR
Town: Eastbourne
Email:
Phone: 01323 412 000

Following his sell out 2019 national tour, the highly acclaimed Steve Steinman brings you his brand-new production featuring over 25 of Meat Loaf and Jim Steinman’s greatest hits, with special guest star Lorraine Crosby, the female lead vocalist on Meat Loaf’s Grammy Award winning song and No 1 hit the world over I Would Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That).

Tickets: £29.50

Website: www.eastbournetheatres.co.uk/events/anything-love-meat-loaf-story-0
Tuesday 14-July-2020
NGS Garden Opening
Date: Tuesday 14 July 2020
Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Where: 4 Marine Drive. Bishopstone. BN25 2RS
Town: Seaford
Email:
Phone: Day 01323 899 296

Award-winning coastal garden open for the National Garden Scheme with fabulous home made tea and cake served on vintage china in the beach garden and amongst the planting at the rear. Garden art for sale too.
Entrance £6

Website: www.driftwoodbysea.co.uk
NGS Garden Opening
Date: Tuesday 14 July 2020
Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Where: 4 Marine Drive. Bishopstone. BN25 2RS
Town: Seaford
Email:
Phone: 01323 899 296

Award-winning coastal garden open for the National Garden Scheme with fabulous home made tea and cake served on vintage china in the beach garden and amongst the planting at the rear. Garden art for sale too.
Entry £6.00

Website: www.driftwoodbysea.co.uk
Wednesday 22-July-2020
The Simon & Garfunkel Story at Congress Theatre
Date: Wednesday 22 July 2020
Time: 7:30pm
Where: Congress Theatre, Carlisle Rd, Eastbourne BN21 4JR
Town: Eastbourne
Email:
Phone: 01323 412 000

Following it’s success in London’s West End, a SOLD OUT UK tour and standing ovations at every performance, The Simon & Garfunkel Story is back! Using huge projection photos and original film footage, this 50th Anniversary Celebration also features a full live band performing all the hits including Mrs Robinson, Cecilia, Bridge Over Troubled Water, Homeward Bound and many more. Get your tickets fast as this is an evening not to be missed!

Tickets: £23 - £25

Website: www.eastbournetheatres.co.uk/events/simon-garfunkel-story-3
Saturday 25-July-2020
Macmillan Garden Trail
Date: (Starts) Saturday 25 July 2020 - Sunday 26 July 2020
Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Where: 4 Marine Drive. Bishopstone. BN25 2RS
Town: Seaford
Email:
Phone: 01323 899 296

Award-winning coastal garden open for as one of 20 gardens on the trail on both Saturday and Sunday with fabulous home made tea and cake served on vintage china in the beach garden and amongst the planting at the rear. Garden art for sale too. £8 trail ticket or £3 per garden.

Website: www.macmillangardentrail.co.uk
Monday 27-July-2020
42nd Street (The Rattonians) at Congress Theatre
Date: (Starts) Monday 27 July 2020 - Saturday 01 August 2020
Time: 7:30pm - 7:30pm
Where: Congress Theatre, Carlisle Rd, Eastbourne BN21 4JR
Town: Eastbourne
Email:
Phone: 01323 412 000

From the magical curtain raiser opening of the tap audition to some of the best show tunes including “Lullaby of Broadway” “We’re In The Money” and “42nd Street” the show is a nostalgic piece of theatre in true 1930’s Hollywood style filled with glamour and style. An uplifting summer musical filled with sunshine, whatever the weather!

This is an amateur production

Tickets: £16 - £20

Website: www.eastbournetheatres.co.uk/events/42nd-street-rattonians
Thursday 30-July-2020
NGS Open Gardens
Date: Thursday 30 July 2020
Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Where: 4 Marine Drive. Bishopstone. BN25 2RS
Town: Seaford
Email:
Phone: 01323 899 296

Award-winning coastal garden open for the National Garden Scheme with fabulous home made tea and cake served on vintage china in the beach garden and amongst the planting at the rear. Garden art for sale too.
Entrance £6
Geoff's garden, Driftwood has appeared on BBC2 Gardeners' World, was a finalist in Gardeners' World Magazine and a finalist in Lewes District Business Awards 2018 as "The Tourist Destination of the Year"

Website: www.driftwoodbysea.co.uk
Saturday 01-August-2020
Fossil Hunt - Beachy Head
Date: Saturday 01 August 2020
Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Where: Beachy Head
Town: Eastbourne
Email:

30 minute intro to fossils and geology, plus a demo and safety briefing.

Hard hats and goggles are provided

See website for booking instructions

Future Dates:
26th Sept - 12-3pm

Website: www.discoveringfossils.co.uk
Tuesday 25-August-2020
Mamma Mia! at Congress Theatre
Date: (Starts) Tuesday 25 August 2020 - Saturday 05 September 2020
Time: 7:30pm - 7:30pm
Where: Congress Theatre, Carlisle Rd, Eastbourne BN21 4JR
Town: Eastbourne
Email:
Phone: 01323 412 000

Join us at MAMMA MIA! and enjoy the ultimate feel-good factor at the world’s sunniest and most exhilarating smash-hit musical in Eastbourne!

Tickets: £32 - £35

Website: www.eastbournetheatres.co.uk/events/mamma-mia
Tuesday 15-September-2020
Sunny Afternoon at Congress Theatre
Date: (Starts) Tuesday 15 September 2020 - Saturday 19 September 2020
Time: 7:30pm - 7:30pm
Where: Congress Theatre, Carlisle Rd, Eastbourne BN21 4JR
Town: Eastbourne
Email:
Phone: 01323 412 000

The Kinks

Following a phenomenal two years in the West End and a sensational hit tour across the UK and Ireland in 2016, the multi Olivier Award winning “Dazzling” (Guardian) musical Sunny Afternoon comes to Eastbourne.

Age Guidance 14+

Tickets: £19 - £43

Website: www.eastbournetheatres.co.uk/events/sunny-afternoon
Saturday 26-September-2020
Fossil Hunt - Beachy Head
Date: Saturday 26 September 2020
Time: 12:00 Noon - 3:00pm
Where: Beachy Head
Town: Eastbourne
Email:

30 minute intro to fossils and geology, plus a demo and safety briefing.

Hard hats and goggles are provided

See website for booking instructions

Website: www.discoveringfossils.co.uk
Saturday 03-October-2020
Peppa Pig's Best Day Ever at Devonshire Park Theatre
Date: (Starts) Saturday 03 October 2020 - Sunday 04 October 2020
Time: 1:00pm - 1:00pm
Where: Devonshire Park Theatre, Compton Street, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4BW
Town: Eastbourne
Email:
Phone: 01323 412 000

Peppa Pig is excited to be going on a day out with George, Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig " it’s going to be her best day ever!

Saturday 1pm & 4pm
Sunday 10am & 1pm

Tickets: £13 - £21

Website: www.eastbournetheatres.co.uk/events/peppa-pigs-best-day-ever
Tuesday 06-October-2020
Quiz Night
Date: Tuesday 06 October 2020
Time: 8:30pm
Where: The Old Plough, Church Street,
Town: Seaford
Email:
Phone: 07852 807 164

Quiz Night to raise money for The Youth Counselling Project. Get there by 8pm to reserve a table for this popular event.
£5

Website: www.tycp.org.uk
Wednesday 14-October-2020
Daniel O'Donnell at Congress Theatre
Date: Wednesday 14 October 2020
Time: 7:30pm
Where: Congress Theatre, Carlisle Rd, Eastbourne BN21 4JR
Town: Eastbourne
Email:
Phone: 01323 412 000

The affable and unassuming international singing star Daniel O’Donnell, one of Ireland’s best known performers from Australia to Alaska, has continued to push out the boundaries of his career both on stage and TV in 2019 and looks to do the same in 2020.

Tickets: £41.50 - £51.50

Website: www.eastbournetheatres.co.uk/events/daniel-odonnell-0
Sunday 18-October-2020
RAF Music Centenary Tour at Devonshire Park Theatre
Date: Sunday 18 October 2020
Time: 3:00pm
Where: Devonshire Park Theatre, Compton Street, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4BW
Town: Eastbourne
Email:
Phone: 01323 412 000

As part of the Centenary Tour to celebrate 100 years of Royal Air Force Music, the RAF bands make a welcome return to Eastbourne with the Band of the Royal Air Force Regiment at 3pm on Sunday 18 October.

Tickets: £17.50

Website: www.eastbournetheatres.co.uk/events/raf-music-centenary-tour
Tuesday 27-October-2020
Heathers at Congress Theatre
Date: (Starts) Tuesday 27 October 2020 - Saturday 31 October 2020
Time: 7:30pm - 7:30pm
Where: Congress Theatre, Carlisle Rd, Eastbourne BN21 4JR
Town: Eastbourne
Email:
Phone: 01323 412 000

Following two smash hit West End seasons and a WhatsOnStage award for Best New Musical, Heathers The Musical, the black comedy rock musical based on the eponymous 1988 film, embarks on its first national tour.

Parental guidance advised due to sensitive content.

Tickets: £18.50 - £45.50

Website: www.eastbournetheatres.co.uk/events/heathers
Wednesday 04-November-2020
10cc at Congress Theatre
Date: Wednesday 04 November 2020
Time: 7:30pm
Where: Congress Theatre, Carlisle Rd, Eastbourne BN21 4JR
Town: Eastbourne
Email:
Phone: 01323 412 000

The legendary 10cc have announced a mammoth 25-date UK tour for Autumn 2020, performing the hits which have singled them out as one of the most inventive and influential bands in the history of popular music.

Led by co-founder Graham Gouldman, the art-pop band are heralded in equal measure for their ability to craft ingenious songs that also resonated commercially, with eleven top 10 hits, and over 15 million albums sold in the UK alone. The group also have three No 1 singles to their name " Rubber Bullets, Dreadlock Holiday and I’m Not In Love.

Tickets: £35.50 - £38.50

Website: www.eastbournetheatres.co.uk/events/10cc-2
Thursday 05-November-2020
The Greatest Love of All at Congress Theatre
Date: Thursday 05 November 2020
Time: 7:30pm
Where: Congress Theatre, Carlisle Rd, Eastbourne BN21 4JR
Town: Eastbourne
Email:
Phone: 01323 412 000

A Tribute to Whitney Houston

Whitney’s musical legacy is brought to life in this critically acclaimed tribute show described as “mind-blowingly spot on”.

Be stunned by the breathtaking vocals of Belinda Davids " a RiSA chart-topping artist in her home country of South Africa - who has performed alongside the likes of Keri Hilson, Keyshia Cole and Monica and featured on Fox TV’s ‘Showtime at the Apollo’ and BBC1 TV’s ‘Even Better Than the Real Thing’.

Tickets: £32.50 - £35.50

Website: www.eastbournetheatres.co.uk/events/greatest-love-all
Saturday 07-November-2020
Maximum R'n'B at Congress Theatre
Date: Saturday 07 November 2020
Time: 7:30pm
Where: Congress Theatre, Carlisle Rd, Eastbourne BN21 4JR
Town: Eastbourne
Email:
Phone: 01323 412 000

Join the legendary Manfreds and Georgie Fame for an evening of Rhythm and Blues nostalgia, and some of the greatest hits ever written.

Tickets: £32.50 - £34.50

Website: www.eastbournetheatres.co.uk/events/maximum-rnb
Tuesday 17-November-2020
Sixties Gold 2020 at Congress Theatre
Date: Tuesday 17 November 2020
Time: 7:30pm
Where: Congress Theatre, Carlisle Rd, Eastbourne BN21 4JR
Town: Eastbourne
Email:
Phone: 01323 412 000

The Ultimate Line up

•The Tremeloes
•Mamas and Papas uk
•Hermans Hermits
•The Marmalade
•The Merseybeats
•Dave Berry
•Steve Ellis
•Gerry’s Pacemakers

Tickets: £36 - £40

Website: www.eastbournetheatres.co.uk/events/sixties-gold-2020
Saturday 28-November-2020
Jon Richardson: The Knitwit at Congress Theatre
Date: Saturday 28 November 2020
Time: 8:00pm
Where: Congress Theatre, Carlisle Rd, Eastbourne BN21 4JR
Town: Eastbourne
Email:
Phone: 01323 412 000

Will the recycling be put out on the right day? Who is going to smooth over the top of the margarine? How many lights are on upstairs when everybody is downstairs?

Watch Jon pretend that these aren't his foremost concerns as he leaves home on his first tour since the last one.

Tickets: £25

Website: www.eastbournetheatres.co.uk/events/jon-richardson-knitwit
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