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August bank holiday 26/27/28 August the Sovereign Harbour Yacht Club are organising 'A Celebration of Land and Sea'
On The Sea - The RNLI lifeboat, will be on display for people to explore. We have the coastguards who will be demonstrating sea rescues, and the Sea Cadets who will be taking visitors around the harbour in a number of different small boats. There will be jet skis, and Bates Wharf will be inviting visitors on board their exhibition of new and pre-owned power boats, motor cruisers and yachts.
On the Land - There will be over a dozen motor car, motor bike and motor home dealers displaying the very latest in vehicles.
Harveys Brewery will display their classic dray vehicles, together with the beautiful shire horses and, of course, there will be the chance to sample this famous Sussex brewery beer which will be available from the beer tent. There will also be a Pimms bar.
In addition we have a local dance school performing at the event and there will be live music and entertainment.
In the Yacht Club - There will be an exhibition of art by a well known local artist. Drinks and snacks will be available and there will be live music during the event.
Open Days at the Wish Tower. Do pop in and meet the Wish Tower Friends & learn more about Martello Tower 73.
Saturday 22nd July – from 1.00pm
Sunday 23rd July – from 11.00am
Sunday 30th July – from 11.00am
Sunday 6th August – from 11.00am
We are normally open for 3-4 hours – if the flag is flying then we are at home! Web site...
'Beat The Street' includes Sovereign Harbour locations. A fun, free game for the communities of East Sussex to see how far you can walk, cycle and run around your area and around the world. Walk and cycle for 7 weeks from 7 June to 26 July 2017 to win prizes for yourself or join a team to win team leaderboard prizes. More info...
The Green Room Productions presents the Eastbourne premiere of This Wide Night at the Lamb Theatre. This Wide Night by Chloë Moss was first produced at the Soho Theatre in 2008 and won the Susan Smith Blackburn Playwriting Prize in 2009. It subsequently opened off Broadway with Edie Falco starring. Performances 26th July 2017—29th July 2017, 7:30pm (doors open 7:10). Tickets: £11.00. Company website: click here...
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Box Office: 01323 479732
• Explore the East Sussex countryside with these guided and unguided walks. Walking routes...
• A Bikeability course gives children (and adults) the skills they need for riding their bikes on the road. It also encourages children to think independently and make informed decisions. Bikeability cycle training..
Pre-historic artefacts, a sunken U-boat and WWII airfield are being revealed in a brand new exhibition next week, after items were unearthed in a South Downs archaeological project, designed to recover 80 centuries of objects before they crumble into the sea.
The free ‘Living on the Edge’ exhibition by Heritage Eastbourne and the National Trust's Neptune Coastline Campaign opens on Monday 20 March at The Pavilion, running until November, and shows a changing landscape throughout the last 8,000 years, from a Neolithic Stone Age enclosure at Belle Tout lighthouse to evidence of the notorious 1690 Battle of Beachy Head.Eastbourne Borough Council Lead Cabinet Member for Tourism and Enterprise, Cllr Margaret Bannister said “The changing landscape of the Seven Sisters cliffs have seen much history from the first glimpse of Roman soldiers to the last memory of home by WW2 aircrews departing English shores.With some of this history literally crumbling into the sea, this has been a challenging project with the National Trust, and important in preserving these stories for the future.” The exhibition also delves into the downland’s more recent WWII history after Friston became an important aerodrome for British, Canadian and Polish crews with spitfires and hurricanes. Victorian coastguards, who once patrolled the coast from Crowlink also feature along with 3D scans of a sunken U-boat which sank off the Seven Sisters coast in WW1.The notorious Battle of Beachy Head is revealed from the Nine Year’s War in 1690 with recovered ammunition on show, while the exhibition travels further back to Stone Age times with the chance to discover how flint tools are made and see a Mesolithic pick and flint sickle on display. Budding scientists can even get to grips with dating methods themselves by examining molluscs under a microscope, just one of the interactive activities on offer. Living on the Edge opens on 20 March and continues until 12 November, entry is free. Children can complete the free exhibition trail for £1 off kids entry to the adjoining Redoubt Fortress. For more information visit www.eastbournemuseums.co.uk