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Like the best blended whiskey, the full schedule for the season has been revealed today (13 November) by the Castle Inn

In many ways, the Castle Inn has become pure Pevensey Bay. The eclectic mix, scheduling, timings and dates all seamlessly woven together with wit, planning and the right choice of local entertainment makes for a joy for local residents at seasonal times.

Perhaps this is best represented by their Christmas schedule, where the mix becomes a feast of events. There is something for everyone, all promoted with thought to see that the blend is just right.

You can hold the tumbler in your hand up to the sparkle and warmth of the Castle Inn ambence and know that the Pevensey Bay Christmas has arrived.

Billing this good and thoughtful must take time and planning and the Castle Inn gets things right.

They kick off on Sunday 1 December 3:30pm with‘The Hat Man’ The indescribable Robert Lashmar returns with his special Xmas show. On Saturday 7 December we get favourites The Heartbeats, ’50s/’60s pop specialists

Friday 13 December sees the return of ‘Stars in their Eyes’. Landlords say, went so well last year that we’re letting the regulars loose with microphones and the fancy dress box again… God only knows what’ll happen, but we’re pretty sure it’ll be funny!

Saturday 14 December sees the renowned Pearly Cubes return, 5 piece rock/pop covers band. On Tuesday 17 December there is the Grand Xmas Draw, thousands of pounds worth of prizes inc. food, drink, electronic goods, and more. Tickets on sale now!

On Saturday 21 December we get back the one and only Fat Belly Jones, for Christmas the full 8 piece (!) ska, funk, and soul band. Tunes you can’t help jumping to…

Sunday 22 December sees Xmas Quingo, “our usual general knowledge quiz with a Christmas twist and a round of bingo thrown in. Prize for the best Xmas jumper!”

On Xmas Eve at 4pm, there is Carol Singing hosted by the inimitable Conor & Paul, then in the evening at 9pm, Kevin Jones the multi talented singer/guitarist, who has worked with Tina Turner, Paul Young and more

Saturday 28 December sees the fabulous authenticity of Jane Jenkinson, with her take on Etta James classics and her infectious sing-along from this bubbly and vivacious vocal artist

New Years Eve sees Conor & Paul, remember they say “the more you drink, the better they sound!”

Congratulations to the Castle Inn, with what appears to be one of the very best planned Christmas schedules in the locality for residents.

The fun and laughter begins on Sunday 1 December 3:30pm with the indescrible ‘Hat Man’.

The warmth and friendship at the Castle Inn through the season looks set to cheer us all the way into the New Year.

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