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Mary Ann Gilbert - Women of Eastbourne

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.  

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Award-Winning Ales from the Beachy Head Brewery Return to Eastbourne Beer Festival

9 – 11 October 2014 The fine ale “Legless Rambler” from the Beachy Head Brewery, which beat off strong competition to win CAMRA’s Best Micro Brewery Beer last year, will be returning to the Eastbourne Beer Festival in 2014. The Brewery’s “Famous Christmas Ale”, “Southdown Ale”, “Original Ale” will also be amongst the 160 real…

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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…

Art · Eastbourne · Events

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…

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New National Trust Café and Shop at Birling Gap

The new National Trust café, shop and information centre at Birling Gap are now open for business. The café offers a comfy seating area, delicious food and beautiful views of the sea, plus an ice-cream parlour serving local Sussex ice-cream. In the shop visitors can find locally sourced items and seaside goods, together with traditional…

Beachy Head Brewery · Eastbourne · Events

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…