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Mary Ann Gilbert - Women of Eastbourne

12 Mar 2018

Women of Eastbourne – This is a lottery funded project discovering influential women of Eastbourne. Mary Ann Gilbert converted her land around Beachy Head to allotments in 1830 to help the poor. See the details at the Women of Eastbourne website, including the full story.  

Events · Marathon · Tiger Inn

A Free Pint for Endurance Life Runners

7 Mar 2017

ENDURANCE LIFE Coastal Trail Series, Sussex, 10K, Half Marathon, Marathon and Ultra : SATURDAY 18th March 2017 The Tiger Inn in East Dean is offering runners who receive a finisher’s medal in the ENDURANCE LIFE 10K, Half Marathon, Marathon and Ultra this year, a free pint of beer from the Beachy Head Brewery on presentation…

Art

The Beauty of Beachy Head

6 Mar 2017

Photographer Brian David Stevens has been documenting the area from Beachy Head to Birling Gap for the past year, recording both the changing seasons. Writer Robert Macfarlane commented on Brian’s pictures: “These are special images. I’ve never seen Beachy Head look like this. You make the billowing earth and the billowing cloud speak to one…

Awards · Tiger Inn

The Tiger wins Rural Pub of the Year award

12 Jan 2017

The Tiger has won the Rural Pub of the Year for South East Sussex; the first time the pub has won this award! Congratulations to everybody at the Tiger.

Events

Endurance Life 2017

4 Jan 2017

Endurance Life comes back to Beachy Head on 18th March 2017, with nearly 800 runners taking part in 10K, Half-Marathon, Marathon and Ultra Marathon (33.7 miles) race distances.  The races start near Birling Gap on Saturday morning from 8am. The dramatic coastline around Beachy Head and the Seven Sisters offers runners undulating and at times gruelling…

“Beachy Head Woman”

22 Nov 2016

David Olusoga as part of a BBC series of programmes recently filmed at Beachy Head, as he tells the story of “Beachy Head Woman” and her place in Black British History Emerging evidence shows that the African Romans raised families in Britain. The remains of an ancient, mysterious skeleton, found here and nicknamed Beachy Head…

Television

Jeremy Clarkson visits Beachy Head

15 Nov 2016

Jeremy Clarkson visited Beachy Head in September to film an advertisement for Amazon. The film production company used various parts of the Estate for filming, including helicopter and drone take-off and landing pads. The team were seen at the end of the day enjoying some well earnt beer in the Tiger Inn at the end…

Tiger Inn

The Independent names The Tiger their "Cool Place of the Day"

15 Jun 2016

The Independent recently named the Tiger their “Cool Place of the Day”, saying the Tiger Inn, whose setting, on East Dene’s picture-perfect village green of flint-walled cottages, is about as idyllic as you can get, especially on sunny days, when drinkers spill out on to the green. It’s a popular lunchtime stop-off for walkers tramping along the…

Mark the Gardener · Television · Tiger Inn · Walks

Beachy Head viewed by Julia Bradbury on ITV

24 Mar 2016

If you missed Julia Bradbury exploring Beachy Head and talking to Mark the Gardener on ITV, here is a link: http://www.itv.com/hub/best-walks-with-a-view-with-julia-bradbury/2a3365a0003