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Beachy Head Brewery · Eastbourne · Events

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

4 Sep 2014

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…

Beachy Head is the Setting for New Sherlock Holmes Novel

13 Jun 2014

Beachy Head, East Dean, and the surrounding area are the setting for a new book about the adventures of fictional detective Sherlock Holmes. Written by the New York Times bestselling author James Lovegrove, his second Sherlock Holmes novel ‘Gods of War’ is released on 27 June, after his highly acclaimed first instalment was released to…

Walks

Make the Most of Summer Sun and Magical Moonlight

2 Jun 2014

Hunt amongst the rockpools at Beachy Head at low tide and see what you can discover.  The National Trust Rangers will be on hand to guide you in your search.  The Rockpool Ramble takes approximately 2 hours covering a distance of ½ mile. The walks are led by Lee Wather of the National Trust, meeting…

Events · music

Glyndebourne Festival Celebrates 80 Years

1 May 2014

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…

Birling Gap: Steps Down to the Beach Now Open

23 Apr 2014

The steps to the beach at Birling Gap have now reopened after heavy rainfall and high tides over the winter caused erosion and cliff falls at the renowned beauty spot. Demolition work on previously unsafe areas has now been completed. Wealden District Council report that the steps to the beach are in good condition and…

Eastbourne · Events

Top Class Tennis Comes to Eastbourne Aegon International 2014

1 Apr 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…

National Trust Visitor Centre Opens at Birling Gap

1 Apr 2014

The new National Trust Visitor Centre opens in April with a wealth of exhibits giving a fascinating insight into the history of the Beachy Head area including species of wild life you are likely to encounter on The Seven Sisters, landscape issues of erosion and conservation, leisure activities to enjoy out and about at Birling…

Beachy Head and the Eastbourne Area the Sunniest Place in the UK

13 Mar 2014

Beachy Head and the Eastbourne area was once again the sunniest place on the coast last year with 1693 hours of sunshine.  Eastbourne and the surrounding area is regularly cited as being the sunniest place in the UK.  Its location on the south coast, with shelter provided by the cliffs of Beachy Head and the…

Awards · Tiger Inn

The Tiger Named Britain’s Best Pub: Country Life Magazine

14 Feb 2014

The Tiger Inn has been described as one of Britain’s Best Pubs in Country Life Magazine. The article, which appeared in the 12 February edition of the magazine, was written by Alisdair Aird, Editor of “The Good Pub Guide 2014”. In it he describes The Tiger as “a classic walkers’ pub” with a cosy atmosphere and blazing woodburner,…