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JULY

A diary of events taking place in Bexhill-on-Sea, 1066 Country and Eastbourne throughout 2014 and beyond. From major events to quiz nights, farmers markets and music evenings. Contact information is supplied where available.

If you wish to include an event in this events diary, please submit it to me using this form.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure accuracy in the compilation of this events diary, I take no no liability for any error, omission or inaccuracy. If you plan to attend an event, please check the details with organisers beforehand.


From JUNE
Salsa Dance Class - Beginners
Monday 23 June to
Monday 25 August
6-7pm Wheatsheaf Inn. Bexhill.
Salsa Classes for Beginners Monday 6-7. Learn to Salsa dance in a relaxed and comfortable and fund atmosphere. No partner, experience or booking necessary. Pay on door £5.00
Tel: 01424 842004
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Saturday 19th to
Saturday 26th
The Polegrove, Brockley Road, Bexhill. Bexhill.
Bexhill Carnival is celebrating 65 years in 2014 and is one of the oldest carnivals in the South East of England. The committee are all volunteers and host a variety of events throughout the week to help raise money for local charities. Please visit the website for more details:

website link
01424738187
JULY
Eclectic Folk Band Titus
Friday 25th 7pm No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
Folk and Titus will be playing a great mix of songs! Chicken Chasseure meal included. £6.50!
01424 736600
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JULY
Bexhill Museum Open Day
Friday 25th 10.30 - 4.30 Bexhill Museum. Bexhill.
Summer Open Day ‘1920’’s themed summer fun for all the family. Entrance to the museum and all events are free all day on both days. This event is part of Bexhill Carnival Week.
enquiries@bexhillmuseum.co.uk or 01424 787950
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JULY
Jon McDevitt
Friday 25th 8.30pm Wheatsheaf Inn. Bexhill.
Join Jon McDevitt for an evening of Acoustic Guitar covering classics and the unusual.
01424 842004
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JULY
Mod Band The Vespbrettas
Saturday 26th 7pm No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
Mod band The Vespbrettas covering The Who, Kinks etc. £6.50
01424 736600
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JULY
The Pop Up Emporium And Cafe
Saturday 26th 11am - 4pm St Clements Hall, Croft Road, Hastings Old Town . Hastings.
The Pop Up Emporium and Cafe is a new event 'popping up' in Hastings Old Town on Saturday 26th July - the first day of Hastings Old Town week.

Full of wonderful makes and talented designers/makers The Pop Up Emporium showcases the talents of this south-eastern corner as well as having a pop up cafe serving homemade cakes, lemonade and a selection of teas.

The event will be held in St Clements Hall, Croft Road, Hastings Old Town from 11am - 4pm and will be free entry.

Find us on Facebook page at
https://www.facebook.com/thepopupemporiumandcafe
thepopupemporium@hotmail.co.uk
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JULY
East Sussex Youth Orchestra Concert
Saturday 26th 7.30pm De La Warr Pavilion. Bexhill.
The East Sussex Youth Orchestra's 35th Anniversary Concert. Director Colin Metters.

To include Fantasticke Scherzo by Suk and Mahler's Symphony No 1.

Tickets £10, concessions £6, children under 16 £2

All proceeds to the RNLI
Pavilion Box Office 01424229111
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Sunday 27th All day De La Warr Car Park. Bexhill.
Motorcycle sport returns to Bexhill for the first time since 1924. Bexhill MotoFest is a fantastic family friendly festival of everything motorcycle. Live sports on the sea front car park with a National round of the UK Moto Gymkhana championship, motorcycle cavalcade, lots of motorcycle displays and exhibitors, family funfair, live music and great food. All welcome to be a part of motorsport history. This event is free to attend.

website link
Howard Martin: 01424 720077
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JULY
Senlac Rotary Annual Jazz Picnic
Sunday 27th Doors open 11.30 Jazz 1.00pm-5 Camelot, 90 Westfield Lane, St Leonards. . Hastings.
Senlac Rotary Annual Jazz Picnic. Bring your own food and drink, relax and enjoy the music!
You may also dance and join in the decorated 'brolly parade'.
Music provided by the Sussex Jazz Kings.
Entry £1o in advance: £13 on the day. Further information from Pat Connor 01424 756990
Profits to Demelza and other children's charities.
Ample Parking.
01424 756990
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JULY
Loose Ends Beside The Sea
Sunday 27th From 12 Tea beside the sea. Bexhill.
Loose ends playing on the terrace beside the sea. Homemade cake and snacks. Licences bar and soft drinks.
The colonnade,
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JULY
Senlac Rotary Jazz Picnic
Sunday 27th 11.30am Camelot, Westfield Lane, St Leonards. Hastings.
Bring your picnic and drinks and dance to the Sussex Jazz Kings...or just chill in Pat and Judy's idyllic garden.
Tickets £10 in advance £13 on the door. Ample parking Profits to Demelza and local Rotary charities
Pat Connor 01424 756990
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JULY
Bexhill Bonfire Meeting
Monday 28th 8pm New Inn, Sidley. Bexhill.
Bexhill bonfire society meet every fourth Monday. We our currently looking for new members to attend meetings and represent your local bonfire society at other local bonfires and events.
JULY
Horrible Histories Barmy Britain Part Two
Wednesday 30th to
Thursday 31st
2pm and 4pm De La Warr Pavilion. Bexhill.
We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead!

So it's time to prepare yourselves for Horrible Histories live on stage with the all-new production of BARMY BRITAIN – PART TWO! Can you beat battling Boudicca? Has William Wallace met his match? Can evil Elizabeth entertain England? Will King Charles keep his head? Would you stand and deliver to dastardly Dick Turpin? Escape the clutches of Burke and Hare and move to the groove with party Queen Victoria! Don't miss this horrible history of Britain with the nasty bits left in!

After the sell-out success of Barmy Britain comes the brand new world premiere of BARMY BRITAIN – PART TWO!

Tickets £10.50 £12.50

website link
01424229111
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AUGUST
In The Wings Presents CATS
Friday 1st to
Saturday 2nd
2.30pm and 7.30pm The New Bexhill College Theatre. Bexhill.
In The Wings - Presents CATS - VENUE - The New Bexhill College Theatre - 1st & 2nd August, tickets from £7, Family Tickets available - BOOK NOW! 01424 219659 - Bernard Simon.
Bernard Simon 01424 219659
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AUGUST
Live Music - The Pete Prescott Band
Friday 1st 8pm Wheatsheaf Inn. Bexhill.
Free entry and free parking.
Tel: 01424 842004
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AUGUST
BBQ And Music Beside The Sea
Saturday 2nd 6pm Tea beside the se. Bexhill.
Live music with Loose Ends. BBQ. Licensed bar. Homemade cake and snacks.
The colonnade
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AUGUST
Annual Photography Exhibition
Saturday 2nd to
Sunday 3rd
10am-4pm St Barnabas Church, Sea Road. Bexhill.
Bexhill Photographic Club is holding its Annual Photographic exhibition of members' photos.

Come and view the fantastic talent of our local photographers. A section of the exhibition will be designated to local scenes. Refreshments available. Raffle.

website link
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AUGUST
No Exit Beside The Sea
Sunday 3rd 12 Tea beside the sea. Bexhill.
No Exit play live beside the sea. Homemade snacks and cake. Soft drinks. Licensed bar.
The colonnade
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AUGUST
Just One Look 2015 Bexhill Calendar Launch For Prostate Cancer
Sunday 3rd 10 to 5pm De La Warr Pavilion. Bexhill.
Official launch of the humourus Just One Look 2015 Calendar for Prostate Cancer UK. In the spirit of naughty seaside postcards of the 50's. All shot with brave local volunteers along Bexhill sea front and at the De La Warr Pavilion.

Calendars on sale at £9.95 from 10 to 5pm. Laid back live music by Loose Ends from 11 to 3pm

Come and join the fun and help us fight this horrible disease.

Pre order calendars and advance information from
website link
Mark Meakings
AUGUST
Soldiers' Stories - Children's Activity
Tuesday 5th 11.00 - 12 Noon Bexhill Museum. Bexhill.
A Bexhill Museum event as part of the 'Bexhill Remembers Project' and accompanying exhibition. Children will learn about Bexhill soldiers in the First World war and be given a map to explore the memorials in Bexhill commemorating their lives. £2.50 per child, £3 adults, booking advisable. Children must be accompanied by adult.
enquiries@bexhillmuseum.co.uk or 01424 787950
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AUGUST
Blue Bayou
Tuesday 5th 8pm Wheatsheaf Inn. Bexhill.
A little bit of County and a little bit of Rock & Roll.
Tel: 01424 842004
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AUGUST
Charity Golf Day
Thursday 7th 1st tee 08:00 Highwoods Golf Club. Bexhill.
28th annual charity golf day. A chance to play the superb Highwoods Golf Club at reduced green fees plus raise money for St Michaels Hospice. Teams of 4. Handicap required. Breakfast and lunch included. Many prizes to be won.

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AUGUST
Barnett & The Bishop Accoustic Rock And Pop
Friday 8th 7pm No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
Duo Barnett and the Bishop will be playing a fun mix of acoustic covers. Coq Au Vin meal inluded. £6.50!
01424 736600
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AUGUST
Free Museum Family Open Day
Friday 8th 10.30 - 16.30 Bexhill Museum, Egerton Road. Bexhill.
First World War themed special open day to commemorate the beginning of the First World War. FREE hands on activities, workshops & events in the museum & Egerton Park. These events are all designed for & suitable for children of all ages. Entry to the museum and all events throughout the day is FREE.

website link
01424 787950
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AUGUST
Loose Change
Friday 8th 8pm Wheatsheaf Inn. Bexhill.
Free entry and free parking.
Tel: 01424 842004
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AUGUST
Summer Fair/ Afternoon Tea For St Michael's Hospice
Saturday 9th 12pm - 5pm Methodist Church Hall Sackville Road. Bexhill.
Summer fair and cream teas in aid of St Micheals Hospice. We have lost 5 members of our family to cancer in the last two years and we would like to give back and show our appriciation for the wonderful people at St. Micheals Hospice.

There will be cream teas, stalls, tombolas including a chocolate one, raffle with donations from varies companys in Bexhill, cake stall and games to play.

Please come and support a worthwhile charity and have some fun! Thankyou.
Karen Godfrey email karen.high@tesco.net
AUGUST
Jazz And Soul With Hannah And Hudson
Sunday 10th 2pm No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
Jazz and Soul with Hannah & Hudson. £6.50 and meal included.
01424 736600
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AUGUST
Barby Keel Summer Fete
Sunday 10th 12.00 - 17.00 The Barby Keel Animal Sanctuary, Pipzedene, Freezeland Lane. Bexhill.
Open Day. Lots of stalls, grand prize raffle, fun games, refreshments, live music and Elvis...

Entry £2 adults, children FREE.

Free car park in adjacent field accessed via Watermill Lane.

Free minibus from: Little Common Roundabout, Bexhill Town Hall Square and Sidley Car Park (running continuously.)
Barby Keel 01424 222032
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AUGUST
Stepping Out To Find The Amsterdam - Guided Walk
Monday 11th 6.00pm Bexhill Museum. Bexhill.
A Bexhill Museum event. Leader Paul Wright, meet top of Galley Hill, 3 miles, 3 hours, £3 adults, accompanied children £1.50, sorry no dogs.
enquiries@bexhillmuseum.co.uk or 01424 787950
AUGUST
Seashore Surprises
Thursday 14th 2.00 - 4.00pm Bexhill Museum. Bexhill.
A Bexhill Museum event celebrating our centenary. Children will make arts and crafts based on collections of founder of Bexhill Museum Kate Marsden and Curator Henry Sargent. £2.50 per child, £3 adults, booking advisable. Children must be accompanied by adult.
enquiries@bexhillmuseum.co.uk or 01424 787950
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AUGUST
Divas Pop And Soul With Hana Christine
Friday 15th 7pm No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
Welcoming back this superb singer to perform a wide range of classic love songs and dance floor fillers.
Serving a 2 course meal included £10.

website link
Tel: 01424 736600
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AUGUST
Jerry C
Friday 15th 8pm Wheatsheaf Inn. Bexhill.
Join Jerry for an evening of greats from Fleetwood Mac, Garry Moore, Pink Floyd. Free entry and free parking.
Tel: 01424 842004
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AUGUST
Rockabilly With The Memphis Flyers
Saturday 16th 7pm No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
The Memphis Flyers will be playing a mix of rockabilly songs. Chicken and Jambalaya meal included. Only £6.50!
01424 736600
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AUGUST
Quiz Night
Tuesday 19th 7.30pm Wheatsheaf Inn. Bexhill.
Cash Prize Quiz Night. Entrance £2.50 pp for teams of up to 6. Optional hot supper £5.00 Booking recommended.
Tel: 01424 842004
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AUGUST
War Horses And Other Animals
Thursday 21st 2.00 - 4.00pm Bexhill Museum. Bexhill.
A Bexhill Museum event as part of the 'Bexhill Remembers Project and accompanying exhibition. Children can make their own warhorse and use arts and crafts to create other animals. £2.50 per child, £3 adults, booking advisable. Children must be accompanied by adult.
enquiries@bexhillmuseum.co.uk or 01424 787950
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AUGUST
50's 60's 70's Rock N Roll With Ricochet
Friday 22nd 7pm No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
50's, 60's rock n roll with band Ricochet. Covering Searchers, Shadows, Elvis etc. Lasagne meal included. £6.50.
01424 736600
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AUGUST
Flower Festival
Saturday 23rd to
Monday 25th
10 - 4pm (Sun 10.30 - 4pm) St. Martha's Church, Cooden Sea Road. Bexhill.
In celebration of their 25th Anniversary, Little Common Village Flower Club presents a Flower Festival "A Blooming Year" at St. Martha's Church on 23-25 August.
Also featuring an Art exhibition and sale by Rebel Art Group. Refreshments, light lunches, tombola, raffle, stalls. Admission £2. Supporting the local community with donations to Little Common Community Association and The Parish Fund.
Secretary 01424 213638
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AUGUST
Stepping Out Around Bexhill In The First World War - Guided Walk
Sunday 24th 2.00pm Bexhill Museum. Bexhill.
A Bexhill Museum event as part of the 'Bexhill Remembers Project' and accompanying the current exhibition. Leader David Hatherell, meet Bexhill Museum, 2½ miles, 2½ hours, £3 adults, accompanied children £1.50, sorry no dogs.
enquiries@bexhillmuseum.co.uk or 01424 787950
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AUGUST
Swing & Soul With Ricky Hendrie
Sunday 24th 2pm No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
Local favourite Ricky is back with his tribute to the likes of Matt Monroe and Dean Martin with a bit of up tempo 7o's and 80's classic added to the set.

Ploughmans' meal included £6.50.
01424 736600
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AUGUST
Age UK East Sussex Summer Fayre
Monday 25th 11am-6pm Western Lawns . Eastbourne.
Age UK East Sussex Summer Fayre 2014 on 25 August 2014 at Western Lawns, Eastbourne is a family fun day including stalls, dog show, live music, fun fair and much more.

Stalls are £30 for 3m x 3m or £50 for 3m x 6m if booked before 31 May 2014. £45 and £75 if booked before 31 July 2014 and £50 and £100 thereafter.

Spaces are limited coupled with the early bird booking fee so don't delay in booking your stall at this prime location.
lizzy.chapman@ageukeastsussex.org.uk
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AUGUST
No Exit Covers Band
Friday 29th 7pm No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
No Exit band covering Police, CCR, Stones, Queen etc BBQ chicken melt meal included. £6.50.
01424 736600
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AUGUST
Songs From Box Office Films And Musicals
Saturday 30th 7pm No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
Songs from box office films and musicals with singer Olivia Cooper. 3 Course dinner included. £15
01424 736600
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AUGUST
Folk, Pop And Soul With Mollie Tucker
Sunday 31st 2pm No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
Singer and guitarist Mollie Tucker singing folk pop and soul covers. Choice of salad meal included. £6.50
01424 736600
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SEPTEMBER
Country And Western With Blue Bayou
Friday 5th 7pm No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
Country and western music with Blue Bayou. Bangers and mash meal included. £6.50
441424736600
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Saturday 6th to
Sunday 7th
10am - 5pm Bexhill Seafront. Bexhill.
This eight-day extravaganza of sea fishing showcases some of the best angling in the south of England, together with an Open Event on the lawns in front of the iconic De La Warr Pavilion.

Discover Bexhill is a sponsor of this event.
Tel: 01424 733211
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SEPTEMBER
Party Night With Andy Burton
Saturday 6th 7pm No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
Party night with all round entertainer Andy Burton. Lasagne meal included. £6.50
01424 736600
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SEPTEMBER
Stepping Out To Find Belgian Refugees In Bexhill During The First World War - GUIDED WALK
Sunday 14th 2.00pm Bexhill.
A Bexhill Museum event. Leader Paul Wright, meet in Devonshire Square, Bexhill. 2 miles, 2 hours, A Heritage Open Day event, donations welcome. Sorry no dogs.

website link
01424 787950
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SEPTEMBER
Folk, Shanties & Blues With The Exiles
Friday 19th 7pm No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
Folk, shanties and blue with band The Exiles. Belgian stew with dumplings meal included. £6.50
441424736600
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Saturday 20th to
Sunday 21st
9am - 5pm Devonshire Road. Bexhill.
Two-day Anglo Continental Street Market with over 50 traders both from France and the local area. Food, wine, crafts, leather goods, decorative items, fireplaces & mirrors, clothes, shoes, local apples, herbs & spices, skincare, knitted items, local cakes, locally made sweets.
Lynn Brailsford: 01424 215584
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SEPTEMBER
The Chandeliers Covers Band
Friday 26th 7pm No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
This great band will cover the Killers, Kings of leon, Kinks, Stones, Oasis and many many more.
We are serving a curry meal included in the £6.50 entry.

website link
Tel: 01424 736600
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SEPTEMBER
Soul & Motown With Chloe Paige
Saturday 27th 7pm No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
Soul & motown with singer Chloe Paige. 2 course dinner included. £10
441424736600
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OCTOBER
Traditional Irish Folk With The Leprechauns
Friday 3rd 7pm No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
Traditional Irish folk music with The Leprechauns. Chilli Meal included. £6.50
01424 736600
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OCTOBER
Elvis Tribute Night With Chris Field
Saturday 4th 7pm No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
Elvis Tribute night with impersonator Chris Field. 2 course dinner included. £10
01424 736600
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OCTOBER
Rock And Soul With Chris Maikin
Sunday 5th 2pm No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
Rock & soul with singer/guitarist Chris Maikin. Bexhill best bangers and mash meal included. £6.50
441424736600
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OCTOBER
Party Music Form 60's To 90's With Mike Nield
Friday 10th 7pm No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
Party music with Mike Nield. Covering Neil Diamond, Meatloaf, Roy Orbison, Tom Jones etc. Bexhill Best Bangers and Mash meal included £6.50
01424 736600
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