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MARCH

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.


MARCH
Folk Melodies From Titus
Friday 27th

7pm
No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
Great great, great voices, great harmonies, come and enjoy the sound of music. An eclectic mix of folk included some classic Irish favourites.

Meal included £7.50.

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Tel 01424 736600
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MARCH
Party Music With Mike Nield
Saturday 28th

7pm
No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
Mike is down from Manchester to perform at his favourite venue on the South Coast, music from the 60's to the present day his repertoire includes covering Neil Diamond, Elton John, Bobby darin, REO Speedwagon, Meatloaf, Van Morrison and many more.

Serving a Bexhill Best Bangers and Mash meal included in the £7.50 entry.
Tel. 01424 736600
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MARCH
Crafts, Hobbies And Talents Day
Saturday 28th

10am - 4pm
Christchurch Methodist Church, Springfield Rd. Bexhill.
Stuck for something to do on Saturday, March 28th? Christchurch Methodist Church are holding another of their Crafts, Hobbies and Talents Days between 10am and 4pm in memory of Alan Malpass who died last year. There will be stalls, talks and demonstrations, and tea, coffee and cake. Admission will be free, so do come along.
steve1roberts@btinternet.com
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APRIL
ESSPA Presents 'Sleeping Beauty'
Wednesday 1st to
Thursday 2nd

Evening shows 7:15pm, Matinee
De La Warr Pavillion. Bexhill.
Not sure how to entertain the family during the Easter Holidays?

Then come along to see ESSPA’s innovative musical production of the ‘Sleeping Beauty.’ With a large cast of talented young performers, this annual stage show has become a popular fixture in the De La Warr’s calendar.

A baby’s christening descends into chaos, when an irate guest casts a curse on the baby Aurora. At the age of 16 she falls into a sleep for 100 years. With the use of music, dance and film, the audience is transported through two world wars and much more. How does a young girl cope when waking to find a dramatically different world to the one she left a century before?

Find out, by bringing the whole family, young and old, to the De La Warr Pavilion, for performances on Wednesday 1st April at 7:15. and Thursday 2nd April at 2:30 and 7:15pm.

Tickets available form the De La Warr Box Office on 01424 229111 and online: website link

ESSPA: website link
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APRIL
Condey Night
Thursday 2nd

7pm
No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
All last years winners are coming together for a clash of titans reunion!

£10 to include dinner.

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APRIL
Great Music With The Band Beat Street
Friday 3rd

7pm
No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
This band are making their debut at No.48 having performed all over the area. they cover a huge range included The Beatles, The steve Miller Band, Van Morrison, the Drifters, Steelers Wheel...

Meal included £7.50.

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Tel 01424 736600
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APRIL
The Chandeliers Covers Basnd
Saturday 4th

7pm
No.48 devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
This popular band cover rock pop and soul classics from the Stones, The Killer, The Kings of Leon, The Eagles, John Denver....

Curry meal included in the £7.50 entry
Tel 01424 736600
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APRIL
Rock And Blues With The Goo Goo's
Friday 10th

7pm
No.48 Devonshire rd. Bexhill.
Wendy White on vocals(and ukelele) deep sexy Cher like voice and Nelson Kig on the strings produce a mix of original music and covers of Dylan, Stones, T-Rex...

Meal included £7.50.

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Tel 01424 736600
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APRIL
Live Rockabilly Muisc With The Memphis Flyers
Saturday 11th

7pm
No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
The Memphis Flyers moonshine boys are back with their rockabilly country jazz and blues mix covering the likes of Johnny Cash, Elvis, Buddy Holly, Gene Vincent...

Meal included in the £7.50 entry.

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Tel 01424 736600
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APRIL
The Sound Of Soul With Hannah Bradbeer And Kevin Armstrong
Sunday 12th

2pm
No.48 devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
Hannah made it through to the X Factor Finals with her amazing voice and Kevin who has played guitar for some real A listers including Iggy Pop and David Bowie.

Together they make a wonderful partnership covering classics from Aretha, and Louis armstrong, Amy Winehouse through to Ed Sheran, and even Pharell Williams...
Meal included £7.50.

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Tel 01424 736600
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APRIL
Covers Group Cargo
Friday 17th

7pm
No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
Cargo are a group from Eastbourne, they deliver a mix of imported american pop and classic hits from the 60's era to today including tributes to Elvis, Johnny Cash, the kinks, CCR..

Meal included £7.50.
Tel 01424 736600
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APRIL
60's 70's Soul And Motown
Saturday 18th

7pm
No48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
After kicking the music off here all those years ago Rick and Bob are still pleasing the crowds and we look forward to them performing here no more than ever.

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Tel 01424 736600
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APRIL
Bexhill Bonfire
Saturday 25th

6.30pm - 11pm
The Polegrove Recreation Ground, Brockley Road. Bexhill.
Bexhill Bonfire is back in 2015 with a spectacular event in the Polegrove.
Stuart Wray: 07811 520631
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MAY
Elvis Tribute With Chris Field
Saturday 2nd

7pm
No.458 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
Bringing the King to life, prepare to be entertained. 3 course meal included £15.

website link
Tel 01424 736600
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MAY
Bexhill Choral Society Concert
Saturday 9th

7.30pm
St Augustine's Church. Bexhill.
Performing pieces by Vaughan Williams, Kenneth Roberts and Ketelbey. Kenneth Roberts will be conducting the Sussex Concert Orchestra. St Augustine's Church, St Augustine's Close, Bexhill. Tickets £12 (including programme) available from Second Spin, Sackville Road, Choir Members, on the door or (01424) 213352. Refreshments available.
(01424) 213352
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MAY
Starfish Marathon And Races
Sunday 10th

10.00
Bexhill Rowing Club. Bexhill.
The Starfish Marathon and Races will take place on the 10 May 2015. There are four races being held on the day, a full marathon, a half marathon and two relay races for either 2 or 4 people.
The race will be run in loops along Bexhill seafront starting and finishing at Bexhill Rowing Club.
There will prizes awarded in each race along with spot prizes and each entrant will be entered in a prize draw to win £100.00.
Please see the website below for further details together with entrance fees and age restrictions.

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Emma Bourne - ebourne@stmarysbexhill.org
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MAY
The Cathedrals Express
Thursday 14th

0900 - 2145
Brighton Railway Station . Brighton.
A day out by steam train from Brighton to Salisbury or Sherborne.

Treat yourself to a day out to the beautiful Cathedral City of Salisbury, where you will have around 4 hours to explore the pretty medieval city centre, or choose to visit Sherborne, where you will have around 2 hours to visit one of its many historic buildings, such as the Abbey or Castle.

On the return journey, the steam engine takes us along the south coast of England, granting you views of the Solent.

Prices range from £95- £239
01483 209888
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JUNE
Anglo-Continental Market
Tuesday 16th to
Wednesday 17th

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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JUNE
Sussex Day Festivities
Tuesday 16th

Throughout the day
No.48 Devonshire Rd. Bexhill.
Sussex Charter to read Mid Day at 48 Devonshire Road.

Rapid Chess challenge at BUPA Home Grovener Park afternoon

Sussex Day Quiz at 48 at 7pm in evening. The Bexhill Mayor will be present at all events.
Paul Lendon Tel: 01424 225430



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:

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Roger Crouch: 07739 373567
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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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



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
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

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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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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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