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Bexhill Events

Bexhill is the birthplace of British motor racing, home to De La Warr Pavilion and was the Guinness World Record breaker for the largest Charleston dance in 2015.

The town has a wide range of events including Roaring 20s Day; Bexhill Moto Fest; Bexhill Carnival; the Bexhill Festival of the Sea – all of which are firm favourites in the calendar.

The 2017 Roaring 20s Day promises to be the biggest yet with air displays, dancing, music, stunt prohibition action, stalls, vintage fair rides, displays of vintage cars, etc.  Added to that, the organisers are once again going for the world record for the largest Charleston dance.

To join in, simply learn a short routine - (YouTube Video) and dress as per the Guinness's rules.  These are: 

Ladies:  plain dress, headband, feather boa or pearls.  Gentlemen:  shirt, trousers, Fedora Hut.

View the upcoming events in Bexhill here.  

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    Type

    Sporting Event

    Cycling Festival

    Dates

    From:
    17 Jun 2017 To 18 Jun 2017

    The second 1066 Cycling Festival between Hastings and Bexhill.

    There will be lots to do and see, including: treasure hunt along the seafront, Dr Bike, learn to ride, Source demo displays, adapted and balance bikes, cycle jumble sale, Bottle Alley Bike Bomb races, local bike rides, the first...

  2. Type

    Type

    Festival

    Bexhill Festival of the Sea

    Location:

    Bexhill

    Dates

    From:
    2 Sep 2017 To 3 Sep 2017

    Bexhill Festival of the Sea is looking forward to an exciting sixth year celebrating life near the sea and offers something for everyone. The Festival kicks off with a brilliant weekend event next to the De La Warr Pavilion with over 50 stalls highlighting local Sussex produce and global seafood...

  3. Type

    Type

    Special Events

    Bexhill Motofest

    Location:

    Bexhill On Sea

    Dates

    From:
    30 Jul 2017 To 30 Jul 2017

    Bikers and petrol heads take note! Bexhill Motofest celebrates Bexhill’s important place in history as the birthplace of British motor racing, with this fantastic family friendly festival. Throught the day will be a series of great arean events incuding Moto-Stunts International spectaculr stunt...

  4. Type

    Type

    Show / Display

    Bexhill Roaring 20s

    Location:

    Bexhill

    Dates

    From:
    22 Jul 2017 To 22 Jul 2017

    Join us in celebrating the 1920s on Bexhill seafront and throughout Bexhill town centre on Saturday 22nd July 2017 and help us break the Charleston dance world record. Watch the fabulous air display. Take in the 1920s music and dance on the lawns in front of the De La Warr Pavilion. Be amazed as...

  5. Type

    Type

    Food

    Midsummer Food & Music Festival

    Location:

    Bexhill

    Dates

    From:
    23 Jun 2017 To 25 Jun 2017

     

    The inaugural Food and Drink Festival in Bexhill is located on the sea front lawns against the stunning backdrop of the Grade 1 Listed De La Warr Pavilion.  The midsummer event offer local food including a food marketing and street food, a feast of entertainment including rides for the...

Ongoing Events

  1. Type

    Type

    Comedy

    Jason Manford Work In Progress

    Location:

    Bexhill on Sea

    Dates

    From:
    17 Dec 2017 To 17 Dec 2017

    Jason Manford is back with a work in progress show ahead of his national tour in 2018.
    The show promises to feature a wealth of comedy anecdotes, misunderstandings and audience banter delivered with Jason's likeable charm and teasingly intelligent wit.

    Sunday Night at the Palladium (ITV1), Live at...

  2. Type

    Type

    Special Events

    Believe Me

    Location:

    Bexhill On Sea

    Dates

    From:
    21 Dec 2017 To 21 Dec 2017

    BELIEVE ME - A MEMOIR OF LOVE, DEATH AND JAZZ CHICKENS

    An Intimate Evening With Eddie Izzard

    DLWP’s Honorary Patron Eddie Izzard will share personal memories from his life including photos, readings from his best-selling autobiography – Believe Me – and will take questions from the...

  3. Type

    Type

    Christmas

    Sam Calver

    Location:

    Bexhill on Sea

    Dates

    From:
    23 Dec 2017 To 23 Dec 2017

    Sam Calver is back with his Christmas Concert which promises to be bigger and better than ever! Sam and friends, The Do Theys and The Chandeliers, will be playing a load of his songs along with the classic Christmas set.
    General on sale: Friday 13 October 10am

    Hailing from Hastings and poised to...

  4. Type

    Type

    Music

    The Damned

    Location:

    Bexhill on Sea

    Dates

    From:
    14 Feb 2018 To 14 Feb 2018

    British punk royalty The Damned hit the road for their Evil Spirits UK tour and are set to rock the DLWP stage. Following the band's epic appearance at British Summer Time Festival in Hyde Park on Saturday 1 July, The Damned has today announced the massive Evil Spirits UK tour. Hot off the success...

  5. Type

    Type

    Festival

    Bexhill Carnival Parade

    Location:

    BEXHILL-ON-SEA

    Dates

    From:
    21 Jul 2018 To 28 Jul 2018

    All events will be hosted at The Polegrove, Brockley Road, Bexhill.

    Bexhill Carnival is the flag ship event for the town providing a week of free community events.  Throughout the week you will find family events – It’s a Knockout and Dog shows, to community events – Bootfairs with the week...

  6. Type

    Type

    Performance

    International Composers Festival

    Dates

    From:
    21 Sep 2018 To 23 Sep 2018

    Performing some of the most exciting classical, melodic music written today. Big orchestral scores, film, gaming and tv themes, choral and chamber music.

    Four concerts over three unforgettable days.

     

    large orchestra - meet famous composers - relaxed atmosphere - family concert -...

  7. Type

    Type

    Exhibition

    Roaring 20s

    Location:

    Bexhill

    Dates

    From:
    1 Feb 2017 To 17 Dec 2017

    A shimmering display from our costume collection

    Discover silk chiffon flapper dresses covered in bugle beads and sequins, unmade dress panels of equal splendour, accompanied by purses, shoes, hats and a suitably attired gentleman.

    Encounter glamorous evening dresses cut on the bias and...

  8. Type

    Type

    Exhibition

    Roy Voss - The Way Things Are

    Location:

    Bexhill On Sea

    Dates

    From:
    6 Oct 2017 To 28 Jan 2018

    Roy Voss’ new commission The Way Things Are is a sculpture that stretches the length of the Pavilion’s ground floor gallery space, between the floor-to-ceiling windows and the thin columns that run along it.

    Constructed from machined and push-jointed wood, the sculpture’s form is drawn from...

  9. Type

    Type

    Exhibition

    Joanthan Baldock and Emma Hart Love Life Act III

    Location:

    Bexhill on Sea

    Dates

    From:
    21 Oct 2017 To 7 Jan 2018

    Working together, artists Jonathan Baldock and Emma Hart have radically re-imagined the traditional seaside show, Punch and Judy.
    Public opening 4 – 6pm – Everyone welcome

    Members & Patrons drinks 2pm – Not a member? Click here

    Artists talk 3pm – Book here

    Following ACT II at Grundy Art Gallery...

  10. Type

    Type

    Food

    Festive Lunches

    Location:

    Bexhill on Sea

    Dates

    From:
    11 Dec 2017 To 23 Dec 2017

    Come and enjoy delicious Christmas Lunch in our Café Bar & Kitchen this December. Two courses £19.50 Three courses £23.50 Available to book 11 – 14 December and 18 – 22 December or order from our Specials Board on the weekends of 16 and 17, 23 December. To book please email dominika.hicks@dlwp...

  11. Type

    Type

    Walking

    1066 Mass 10.66km Walk

    Location:

    Hastings/Bexhill

    Dates

    From:
    8 Oct 2017 To 8 Oct 2017

    A free mass walk of 10.66km with a start time of 10.66am;  2 starting points at 10.66am  at Grosvenor Gardens, St Leonards and De La Warr Pavillion.

    All participants walk between these points and return.

    You may like to picnic half way and hopefully some will dress up too as Normans and...

  12. Type

    Type

    Music

    60's & 70's pop & soul night with Ricky & Bob

    Location:

    Bexhill

    Dates

    From:
    17 Feb 2017 To 17 Feb 2017

    The original and best good time guys will be back packing the dancer floor again at No.48 with all the classics from the era.

  13. Type

    Type

    Performance

    Glastonbury

    Location:

    Bexhill On Sea

    Dates

    From:
    14 Dec 2016 To 14 Dec 2016

    Charles Hazlewood conducts Army of Generals and members of the British Paraorchestra

    Following his critically acclaimed headlining appearance at Glastonbury Festival 2016 performing to over 20,000 people, Charles Hazlewood brings his mesmerising project celebrating the life of David Bowie out...

  14. Type

    Type

    Free Event

    Mercury transit

    Location:

    Bexhill On Sea

    Dates

    From:
    9 May 2016 To 9 May 2016

    Skywatchers on Earth will be able to see Mercury make its way across the surface of the sun. The so-called transit of Mercury occurs only about 13 times every century, and the next one won't take place until 2019.

    ESAS will have it's telescope at the De La Warr Pavilion on Monday 9th from...

  15. Type

    Type

    Workshop

    Abstract Animation Studio

    Location:

    Bexhill On-sea

    Dates

    From:
    15 Feb 2017 To 15 Feb 2017

    Half Term Workshop

    For ages 8-12 years

    Create abstract animations inspired by the Len Lye films on show in The New Line Exhibition at De La Warr Pavilion, with artists Lee Shearman and Matt Fleming.

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