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A Mammoth Challenge for Walkers

The Tiger Inn is the starting place for a new timed circular walk over 26 miles of the South Downs. The route takes in the three Sussex peaks of Beachy Head, Long Man and Firle Beacon before returning to The Tiger via High and Over, Cuckmere Valley and Seven Sisters. If you want to have a go, whether to get fit, raise money for charity or just test yourself against …

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Glyndebourne Festival Celebrates 80 Years

The world-famous Glyndebourne Festival starts on the 17th of May and runs until the 24th of August 2014, with performances of the following operas: Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss; Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin; Mozart’s Don Giovanni; La finta giardiniera also by Mozart; Verdi’s La Traviata; and Handel’s Rinaldo. There will also be history talks to celebrate 80 years of Glyndebourne, plus study days and recitals. If you would like to stay …

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Top Class Tennis Comes to Eastbourne Aegon International 2014

Many of the world’s leading tennis players will be coming to Devonshire Park 14 – 21 June 2014 for the Aegon International 2014. Last year, Spanish player Feliciano Lopez beat Gilles Simon to win the Men’s Title, and Russian player Elena Vesnina beat Jamie Hampton to take the Women’s title. For Aegon International 2014 news and tickets go to www.aegoninternational.co.uk or www.visiteastbourne.com/events/tennis Devonshire Park is only about 5 miles from …

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What’s on in Eastbourne April – June 2014

There is a great deal going on this Spring right on our doorstep.   The Eastbourne Arts Festival takes place 19 April – 11 May 2014, offering a full programme of events including concerts, theatre performances, art exhibitions and artists’ Open Houses.  www.eastbournefestival.co.uk The Towner Gallery is holding exhibitions such as United Visual Artists 18 April – 22 June, which explores different ways of creating a structure from light.  There are …

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Endurance Life 2014

Endurance Life comes to the Beachy Head area this year on 22 March 2014. The race starts and finishes at Birling Gap. Places are nearly fully booked across all of the 10K, Half-Marathon, Marathon and Ultra (33.7 miles) distance challenges. The dramatic coastline around Beachy Head and the Seven Sisters offers runners undulating and at times gruelling terrain. It also provides them with a chance to enjoy beautiful cliff-top scenery …

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Award-winning Ales from The Beachy Head Brewery…

…return to Eastbourne Beer Festival, 10 – 12 October 2013 “The Famous Christmas Ale” from the Beachy Head Brewery, which won Best Beer from a Micro Brewery in 2012, is returning to the Eastbourne Beer Festival this year.  The Brewery’s “Legless Rambler”, “Southdown Ale” and “Original Ale” will also be amongst the 120 real ales on the menu at the Festival. Established in 2006, the Brewery has already won several …

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Beachy Head Sponsors South Downs 101ers

Beachy Head is proud to be sponsoring the South Downs 101ers, who are riding the 101 miles of the South Downs Way to raise money for Multiple Sclerosis. James Pagram, who has secondary progressive MS, will be doing the ride on a mobility scooter along with two outriders on bikes Roger and James. The group not only aims to raise £10,000 to help combat the condition, but also to encourage …

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Airbourne 2013 a Spectacular View of the Action from Beachy Head

This year Beachy Head is the only place to be for unparalleled views of the renowned Airbourne: Eastbourne International Airshow, which takes place 15 – 18 August. High up on the cliffs overlooking the sea is the perfect place to watch as this incredible display unfolds before you. After last year’s 20th Anniversary Airshow, which included the busiest day ever in the history of the show Saturday 11 August 2012, …

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Top Class Tennis Comes To Eastbourne AEGON International 2013

Many of the world’s leading tennis players are coming to Eastbourne this weekend for the Aegon International 2013, which takes place at Devonshire Park in Eastbourne 15 – 22 June 2013. Twelve of the top twenty women players will feature, including defending champion Tamira Paszek (AUT), World Number 4 Agnieska Radwanska (POL), who is the highest ranked player to enter the event so far, and Marion Bartoli (FRA), ranked World …

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What’s on in Eastbourne, January – April 2013

Eastbourne, which is a five-minute drive from the village of East Dean and Beachy Head, is more than just a pretty seaside town. It also boasts a thriving arts and culture scene. The town’s theatres offer a full programme of events, ranging from opera, to ballet, musicals and plays. Highlights for Spring include: Midnight Tango with Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace from BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing (Congress 13 – 16 …

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