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Events diary

A diary of events taking place in Bexhill-on-Sea, 1066 Country and Eastbourne throughout 2015 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 accept no liability for any error, omission or inaccuracy. If you plan to attend an event, please check the details with organisers beforehand.


JULY
Quiz Night
Friday 3rd

7.15pm for 7.30pm start
Bay House, Middlesex Road. Bexhill.
Quiz Night - In aid of Bexhill Caring Community. Being held at Bay House Nursing Home, Middlesex Road, Bexhill.
Tickets £8 each, teams of 4-6 people.
Price includes supper and soft drinks, you may bring your own alcoholic drinks. There will be a raffle on the night. Tickets available from Bexhill Caring Community, 25 Sackville Road, Bexhill (01424) 215116
Bexhill Caring Community 01424 215116
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JULY
Bexhill Caring Community Quiz Night
Friday 3rd

1930
Bay House Nursing Home. Bexhill.
Come and join in with the Bexhill Caring Community Quiz Night at the Bay House Nursing Home, Middlesex Road. Tickets are available from the Bexhill Caring Community offices in Sackville Road.
Bexhill Caring Community
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JULY
Bexhill FM 2015 Launch
Saturday 4th

07:00-22:00 Every day
Bexhill High School . Bexhill.
BexhillFM is back and better than ever!

BexhillFM is Bexhill's very own radio station and will be broadcasting from the 4th to the 17th of July this year. We are a community project with the very sole purpose to entertain the populace of Bexhill and local areas. We run two weeks a year due to funding and rely on our lovely sponsors to help us. From all of us at BexhillFM we are sincerely grateful!

This year will be our best year yet with so much going on and will be hitting not only the radio waves but the heat waves as well! We will be out in the sun this summer (Venues TBA) so if you see us come and say hello!

BexhillFM 2015 bringing you entertainment this summer!

FrequencyL 87.7fm

Like our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/bexhillfm
01424 735477 or 07595288295
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JULY
Summer Spectacular Concert
Saturday 4th

7.30 pm
St. Augustine's Church, Cooden Drive. Bexhill.
Treble Clefs, A Ladies' Choir in Bexhill invite you to their Summer Spectacular Concert. Part of the Bexhill Festival of Music

Tickets: £5.00 including refreshments.
From A P Westbrook,19 Sackville Rd
Hilary - 225888 or Sue - 733582
Diane Hennessy 211380
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JULY
Over The Top - Bright Lights Theatre Company
Wednesday 8th to
Saturday 11th

7.45pm (Sat Matinee 2.30pm)
Little Common Methodist Church Hall, Little Common. Bexhill.
Bravery, loss, laughter, poignancy, songs and music. Bright Lights Theatre Company present their Centenary tribute to WW1, Over The Top. Wed 8 to Sat 11 July, 7.45pm and a matinee at 2.30pm on Sat 11 July. Tickets £7 available in advance from Little Gem, 3 Clifton Chambers, Little Common (01424) 843147
Little Gem 01424 843147
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JULY
No Exit Cover Band
Friday 10th

7pm
No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
This great 5 piece band perform rock and roll, pop and soul music, covering The Police, the Stones, CCR, the Animals, Kings of Leon, Queen, to name just a few!

Meal is included in the £7.50 entry.

website link
Tel 01424 736600
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JULY
Irish Folk With The Leprechauns
Saturday 11th

7pm
No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
This fab group of entertainers will be performing all the classics from The Irish Rover, Molly Malone, Black Velvet band, 7 drunken nights....

Meal Inc. £7.50.

website link
Tel 01424 736600
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JULY
NT Live - Everyman
Thursday 16th

7pm
De La Warr Pavilion. Bexhill.
BAFTA winner and Academy Award® nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) takes the title role in this dynamic new production of one of English drama’s oldest plays, directed by the National Theatre’s new Director Rufus Norris (Broken, London Road).

Everyman is successful, popular and riding high when Death comes calling. He is forced to abandon the life he has built and embark on a last, frantic search to recruit a friend, anyone, to speak in his defence. But Death is close behind, and time is running out.

One of the great primal, spiritual myths,Everyman asks whether it is only in death that we can understand our lives. A cornerstone of English drama since the 15th century, it now explodes onto the stage in a startling production with words by Carol Ann Duffy, Poet Laureate, and movement by Javier De Frutos.
Tickets £12 £14

website link
01424 229111
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JULY
Rockabilly With The Memphis Flyers
Friday 17th

7pm
No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
These guys, not only sound but look like the real moonshine boys from the deep south. They perform classic hits from Gene Vincent, Johnny Cash, Elvis, Buddy Holly and many more.

meal Inc. £7.50.

website link
Tel 01424 736600
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JULY
Bexhill Roaring 20s
Saturday 18th

10am -
Seafront, DLWP and Town Centre. Bexhill.
A festival of the 1920s on Bexhill Seafront. Charleston dancers, military marching band, vintage air displays, big band music, vintage cars, donkey rides and lots more. Also look out for the prohibition raid in town...

Discover Bexhill is a sponsor and organiser of this event. More information can be found on the dedicated website:

website link
Roger Crouch: 07739 373567
JULY
Swing And Soul With Ricky Hendrie
Saturday 18th

7pm
No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
Ricky is a real favourite of the No.48 crowd and will be singing songs from Matt Monroe, Dean Martin, Neil Diamond, Wet Wet Wet...

Meal Inc. £7.50.

website link
Tel 01424 736600
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JULY
Bexhill Carnival Week
Sunday 19th to
Saturday 25th

The Polegrove, Brockley Road. Bexhill.
Events for all the community taking place in carnival week including:-

Its a Knockout
Dog Show
Boot Sale
Party in the Park
Carnival Procession

And much much more. Follow us on Facebook, twitter or go to our website website link
07800 680631
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JULY
Mary Chapin Carpenter
Thursday 23rd

7pm
De La Warr Pavilion. Bexhill.
“It’s a beautiful work. The voice. The words. The music. Sublime.”
Marilyn and Alan Bergman on Carpenter’s 2014 album Songs From The Movie

Born in Princeton, New Jersey, Carpenter began playing guitar and writing songs early in life, and was playing her songs in D.C. clubs before she was out of her teens. Word of Carpenter’s talents eventually reachedNashville, winning her a deal with Columbia Records, which released her 1987 debut album, Hometown Girl.

Her debut disc set the stage for the success of 1989’s State of the Heart and 1990’s Shooting Straight in the Dark, each of which produced four Top 20 hits, including the Grammy-winning smash “Down at the Twist and Shout.”

Those releases were followed by the massive commercial breakthrough of 1992’s Come On Come On, which was certified quadruple platinum and yielded no less than seven charting singles.

More success followed with such albums as the platinum Stones in the Road, A Place in the World, Time* Sex* Love* and Between Here and Gone. Carpenter moved to Rounder/Zoë in time for 2007’s Grammy-nominated The Calling, which was followed by the seasonally themed Come Darkness Come Light: 12 Songs of Christmas, the Grammy- nominated The Age of Miracles and Ashes and Roses.

Carpenter has won five Grammy Awards, was named the Country Music Association’s Female Vocalist of the Year in 1992 and 1993 and in 2012 was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.

tickets £26

website link
01424 229 111
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JULY
Country Night With Blue Bayou
Friday 24th

7pm
No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
A little bit of country, a little bit of rock and roll, from Dolly Parton, to Elvis Presley....

A meal is included in the £7.50 entry.

website link
Tel 01424 736600
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JULY
Concert By The East Sussex Youth Orchestra
Saturday 25th

7.00p.m.
De La Warr Pavillion. Bexhill.
The Est Sussex Youth Orchestra conducted by Colin Metters will perform a programme to include Sibelius Second Symphony.

Tickets available from the Pavillion Box Office form June 1.
Adults £12 Concessions £8 Children under 16 with an adult free.
01424229111 boxoffice@dlwp.com
Box Office 01424229111
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JULY
Mod Band The Vespbrettas
Saturday 25th

7pm
No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
The boys are back on the stage with that bexhill Sound! covering The Kinks, The Who, Oasis, Blur, madness....

Meal Inc. £7.50.

website link
Tel 01424 736600
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JULY
Rock And Soul With The Goo Goos
Sunday 26th

2pm
No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
The Goo Goos are a duo who cover T-Rex, the Stones, Bob Dylan, U2... and also some original music.

website link
Tel 01424 736600
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JULY
Rock, Pop And Blues, Tom Robinson And The League Of Gentlemen
Friday 31st

7pm
No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
These chaps(4 piece) are thoroughly, polished musicians and with the highly credited Tom Robinson on lead vocals they deliver a feel good set of classic hits.

website link
Tel 01424 736600
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AUGUST
Bexhill Men's Open Bowls Tournament
Monday 3rd to
Saturday 8th

Start 9.30
Polegrove Richmond Road. Bexhill.
Singles, Pairs and Triples.
01424 854965
AUGUST
Strangers In Keaneland, A Keane Fan Weekend
Friday 7th to
Sunday 9th

12:30pm
Bexhill.
Join us for the first ever International Keane Fan Weekend, taking place across Battle, Bexhill and Hastings happening August 7-9th, 2015 for a fun filled weekend following the Keane Trail, sharing fan stories and celebrating the lovely band who brought us all together.

For more information on the Keane Fan Weekend, please see our website here:
website link

To register, please visit: https://strangersinkeaneland.eventbrite.ca.

strangersinkeaneland@gmail.com
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AUGUST
Crooner Evening With Tom Fitzpatrick
Friday 7th

7pm
No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
Tom is top drawer, the real deal, the South East's most popular crooner, he delivers all the big hits from Michael Buble, to Robbie Williams, from Frank Sinatra to Dean Martin, from Van Morrison to Matt Monroe and many more along the way. A 2 course meal is included with the £15 ticket.

website link
Tel 01424 736600
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AUGUST
Divas Through The Decades With Olivia Cooper
Saturday 8th

7pm
No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
Olivia is a star turn and has performed all over the world. She will be performing hits from yesteryear to the present day, covering the likes of Abba, Whitney Houston, Shania Twain, Adele, Emile Sande, and many more.
Meal inc £7.50.

website link
Tel 01424 736600
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AUGUST
Barby Keel Animal Sanctuary Summer Fete
Sunday 9th

12.00 - 17.00
The Barby Keel Animal Sanctuary, Pipzedene, Freezeland Lane, Bexhill-on-sea, East Sussex . Bexhill.
The Summer Fete is the main fund-raising event of the year for the sanctuary and we need as many people as possible to come along, have fun and help to cover the expenses of feeding and caring for all the animals and birds that live here.

Please help us make 2015 the biggest and best summer fete bysharing this information with all your friends, family and neighbours!

Stalls selling toys, games, books, bric-a-brac, jewellery, accessories, home grown plants and produce, dvds, cds, pet accesories and equipment and many more bargains.
Grand Prize Raffle
Fun Family Games including 'China Smash', Darts, Tombola, Tin Can Alley and 'Fishing for Ducks'.
Live Music
Hot Dog & Burger Stand
Icecream & Refreshments
Meet all the animals, staff and volunteers

Entry £2 (children free)
Free minibuses running continuously from Little Common Roundabout, Bexhill Town Hall and Sidley Car Park. (Starting at 11.30am)
Free Parking in adjacent Field accessed via Watermill Lane (follow the signs.)
Phone 01424 222032
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AUGUST
Comedy Night
Thursday 13th

7pm
No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
There will be another variety of comedy from several different comedians to suit all tastes, over 18's, and it is recommended you come with an open mind.

Meal Inc. £10.

website link
Tel 01424 736600
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AUGUST
Party Night With Mike Nield
Friday 14th

7pm
No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
Mike Nield is back down from Manchester with his ever so popular "Back to the 60's Party Night" all the classics from the era, the dance floor will be buzzing!

Meal Inc. £7.50.

website link
Tel 01424 736600
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AUGUST
John Butler Trio Plus Support
Saturday 15th

Doors 7pm
De La Warr Pavilion. Bexhill.
"The thing to note about the John Butler Trio is that they are first and foremost crazily talented musicians. Each of them is a master of their craft, and there is nothing better than watching someone play an instrument with such expertise and passion … These guys are currently at their peak." Melissa Redman, Renowned for Sound

"Modest simplicity that has earned them gold records galore and a legion of fans across the globe. This isn’t a show, it’s showmanship." David Straw, Nottingham Post

Tickets: £20 in advance
Doors: 7.00pm
Age suitability: U14s to be accompanied

website link
01424 229111
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AUGUST
Motown And Soul With Charley Gray
Saturday 15th

7pm
No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
Bexhill is fortunate enough to have this fabulous singer performing at No.48, this will be her debut gig here after impressing at the festival.
Covering Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, the Staple Sisters, Luther Vandross, Joss Stone...

Meal Inc. £7.50.

website link
Tel 01424 736600
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AUGUST
Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom
Wednesday 19th to
Thursday 20th

1pm 4pm both days
De La Warr Pavilion. Bexhill.
"Somewhere, hidden amongst the thorny brambles is a little kingdom where everyone is very very small..."

From the makers of Peppa Pig comes this BAFTA award-winning television animation live on stage!

Join Ben and Holly, and their friends on this exciting musical adventure packed full of games, songs and laughter on an enchanting journey through the Magical Kingdom. With actors, masks and colourful costumes this beautiful story of elves, princesses and childhood innocence will delight all the family.

Tickets
Stalls : 15.50

£13.50 conc (incl u16’s)

£54 family of four

Balcony; £13.50

£11.50 conc (incl u16’s)

£50 family of four

website link
01424 229111
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AUGUST
Reggae Ska, Jazz & Groove With The Luvverleys
Friday 21st

7pm
No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
A great line up of superb musicians delivered a varied set of easy listening with a great sax Sound from Richard, covering Bob Marley, UB40, Stevie Winwood...

Meal Inc. £7.50.

website link
Tel 01424 736600
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AUGUST
Marie White Band Experience
Saturday 22nd

7pm
No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
Marie, backed up by her superb band , is an amazing experience putting an original spin on some classic hits from the likes of Prince, Michael Jackson, Queen, Cher, U2, Whitney Houston,and many more.

Meal Inc. £7.50.

website link
Tel 01424 736600
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AUGUST
60's, 70's, Soul And Motown With Rick & Bob
Friday 28th

7pm
No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
These guys are favourites at No.48, their nights always turn out to be classics with a real feel good factor.

Meal Inc £7.50.

website link
Tel 01424 736600
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AUGUST
Irish Singer Owen Donovan
Sunday 30th

2pm
No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
Owen is a singer guitarist who delivers all the classic Irish hits, folk songs and covers from U2 to John Denver, Rod Stewart to Ben Howard & Ray LaMontage.

Meal Inc £7.50.

website link
Tel 01424 736600
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AUGUST
Bay House Summer BBQ
Monday 31st

1pm
Bay House Nursing Home. Bexhill.
All are welcome to this popular free annual event. Live music, food and drink. Please call beforehand to book a place.
01424 210 202
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SEPTEMBER
Bexhill Festival Of The Sea
Saturday 5th to
Sunday 6th

10am - 5pm
Bexhill Seafront. Bexhill.
This extravaganza of the sea 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
The Chandeliers Covers Band
Saturday 5th

7pm
No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
These band deliver a mix of alternative old skool rock and poop to modern time classics from The Rolling Stones,to the Killers, John Denver and Rod Stewart to The kings of Leon and Oasis and many more along the way.

Meal Inc. £7.50.

website link
Tel 01424 736600
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SEPTEMBER
World Club Basketball Tournament
Saturday 12th to
Sunday 13th

10:30
Bexhill Leisure Centre . Bexhill.
After the successes of hosting three International Basketball tournaments during 2014 Bexhill Giants Basketball Club are proud to announce they will be hosting the inaugural World Club Basketball Tournament at the Bexhill Leisure Centre on Saturday 12th & 13th September 2015.

The tournament will be the biggest in the country this summer to feature teams from overseas.

The Basketball England endorsed tournament is open to Men’s over 18 teams, and participating teams will include teams USA Select Basketball , returning to Bexhill for their third year, Great Britain Police, USAF Lakenheath Eagles, Kampi Select of the Philippines and Hamman Sousse of Tunisia, as well other European teams from Turkey and France. The event will also be filmed as part of a documentary for national and overseas TV and social media outlets.

The tournament format will consist of two groups of five or 6 teams depending on the number of entries with the top two from each group progressing to the quarter finals, semi-finals then finals.

There will be a dunk contest, merchandise, cheerleaders and entertainment throughout the weekend and a free basketball coaching clinic for local youngsters to take part in.

For more information please contact email eric.douglin@btopenworld.com or visit the website

website link

eric.douglin@btopenworld.com
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SEPTEMBER
Anglo Continental Market
Saturday 19th to
Sunday 20th

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
Bexhill Lions Triathlon And Duathlon
Sunday 27th

10.00am - 4.00pm
De La Warr Pavilion. Bexhill.
Like running but not cycling, or the other way round? Then this is the event for you. The duathlon is the ideal way to share the challenge and the achievement with a pal as well as experiencing the buzz and excitement of the event.

Taster: 2km promenade run: 10km road cycle: 5km promenade run
A great way to start yourself off in the run-cycle-run events. The distances are achievable, along a flat route and you'll be with other first-timers as well as those who are looking to improve on their PBs from previous events.

Classic: 4km promenade run: 40km road cycle: 10km promenade run
This event provides a realistic challenge for the more experienced athlete.

Swim Bike Run:
Triathlon Distances

Sprint Distance: 750m sea swim: 20km road cycle: 5km promenade run

Standard Distance: 1500m sea swim: 40km road cycle: 10km promenade run

All events are ParaTri inclusive.We welcome athletes of all abilities with inclusive categories for those with special needs and for relay teams. So come along and take part. Get your first time or aim to improve on previous performances. Whichever it is, train to achieve your goals and thus inspire others. It's also a great way to raise money for local charities.

For full detail and online registration visit: website link
richard winrow
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DECEMBER
Bexhill Lions Charity Santa Dash
Saturday 5th

1030 am
De La Warr Pavilion. Bexhill.
A fun event for all to run, jog, walk, push a pushchair etc., either just take part in or raise money for their own charity. Entry fee includes Santa outfit to keep.
07912791458
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