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THIS WEEK Coming to stay and spend in Wealden

COMMUNITY Bay Hotel Open Mic Night to be held twice a month

LETTERS Mint House: Village has a vibrant art scene, but few opportunities to display work


A TRIBUTE TO THE ORIGINAL ROCKET MAN THE ELTON SHOW Congress Theatre, Eastbourne Friday 22 November, 7.30pm The incredible music of Elton John is celebrated in the live theatre production The Elton Show featuring the greatest hits from this iconic performer performed by international singer-songwriter C.J. Marvin at the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne on Friday 22 […]


Apocalypse Now: Final Cut 2 & 7 November Towner Cinema, Towner Art Gallery Devonshire Park College Road Eastbourne BN21 4JJ November on the big screen In Downton Abbey (2–7 Nov) the Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for a royal visit that will – unbeknownst to them – unleash scandal, romance and intrigue, and leave the […]


On sale 10am Monday 21 October (10am Friday 18 October pre-sale to groups 10+ and Mama Mia fans) The sensational feel-good musical MAMMA MIA! will come to Congress Theatre, Eastbourne, for a two-week run from 25th August – 5th September 2020 as part of a UK & International Tour celebrating 20 years since MAMMA MIA! […]


LOST IN MUSIC – ONE NIGHT AT THE DISCO Eastbourne Congress Theatre – Saturday 16 November, 7.30pm It’s time to relive the decade of decadence that gave us the era of Disco! The 70’s are back at the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne for one night only (16 November ) in the show Lost In Music – […]


MODERN MURDER MYSTERY TACKLES COERCIVE CONTROL AND OBSESSION THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne Monday 4 to Saturday 9 November Based on the internationally acclaimed number one best-selling novel by Paula Hawkins, and the Dreamworks film of the same name, gripping thriller The Girl on the Train now comes to Eastbourne’s Devonshire […]


NEW TRANS STORY TOLD BY TRANS PEOPLE IS CHANGING FACE OF THEATRE *UPDATED DUE TO CAST CHANGE ROTTERDAM Devonshire Park Theatre Monday 10 – Wednesday 12 June, 7.45pm Wednesday matinee 2.30pm Following three critically acclaimed runs in London and a highly successful transfer to New York, new theatre drama Rotterdam will come to Eastbourne’s Devonshire […]


MUSIC OF THE MOD SCENE RETURNS TO SUSSEX WITH QUADROPHENIA THE ALBUM LIVE! QUADROPHENIA The Album – Live! Devonshire Park Theatre Saturday 17 November 2018 7.30pm QUADROPHENIA THE ALBUM LIVE! Set to a backdrop including Brighton’s thriving Mod scene, rock opera Quadrophenia was released as a double album in 1973 by English rock band The […]


Film London Jarman Award 2018 13 Oct – 28 Oct 2018 FREE ENTRY Tuesday to Sunday / 10.00am to 5.00pm Bank Holiday Mondays / 10.00am to 5.00pm Towner Art Gallery Devonshire Park, College Road Eastbourne, BN21 4JJ 01323434670 towner@townereastbourne.org.uk six artists at the forefront of experimentation in filmmaking This exhibition brings together six artists at […]


TRIAL BY LAUGHTER By Ian Hislop and Nick Newman Devonshire Park Theatre Tuesday 5 – Saturday 9 March 2019 Following smash-hit success for The Wipers Times which played to packed houses last week in Eastbourne’s Devonshire Park Theatre, Ian Hislop and Nick Newman’s Trial by Laughter is confirmed to play at the same theatre, 5 […]


THE new operator of an Eastbourne theatre has pledged to turn it into a professionally-run ‘community hub’ for live music, performance and the arts—East Sussex County Council, 21 September 2018 East Sussex County Council leases theatre below town library East Sussex County Council has decided to lease the theatre below the town library to newly-formed […]


EASTBOURNE THEATRES RARE ON STAGE Q&A WITH WRITERS IAN HISLOP AND NICK NEWMAN THE WIPERS TIMES ON STAGE Q&A WITH WRITERS IAN HISLOP AND NICK NEWMAN Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne – 2 October after 7.45pm performance BAFTA nominated writing partners Ian Hislop and Nick Newman to participate in a Question and Answer session It’s been […]


EASTBOURNE THEATRES MAGNIFICENT STAGE ADAPTATION – A SEASON HIGHLIGHT THE WIPERS TIMES By Ian Hislop and Nick Newman Monday 1 – Saturday 6 October: Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne Season highlight—The Wipers Times Tickets are selling fast for The Wipers Times, Ian Hislop and Nick Newman’s true and extraordinary story of the satirical newspaper created in […]


BlacKkKlansman Running time: 135 minutes BlacKkKlansman Cineworld Eastbourne: dates, times, prices From visionary filmmaker Spike Lee comes the incredible true story of an American hero. It’s the early 1970s, a time of great social upheaval as the struggle for civil rights rages on. Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) becomes the first African-American detective on the […]


Sun 16 September 2018, 4.30pm Directed by Michael Curtiz, 1945, 111m. Rated PG Tickets: £8.50 – standard £7.00 – concessions & Towner Members £5.00 – Under 18s Towner Film: Screen Classics September sees the launch of a new partnership with the University of Sussex. Every month we will be inviting an academic from the University’s […]


AUDIENCES AND CRITICS WOWED SUPER-SONIC SHOW IS THE PERFECT SUMMER TONIC RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne On Now until 1 September 2018 Audiences have been flocking to the Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne to catch this season’s super-sonic-tonic Return to the Forbidden Planet many re-booking to experience the feel-good show all over […]