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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

    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...

  2. Type

    Type

    Music

    Band

    Location:

    Bexhill

    Dates

    From:
    21 Oct 2017 To 21 Oct 2017

    50's & 60's Rock 'n' Roll band, covering the Shadows, Elvis, The Searchers and many more from the era that bought us rock 'n' roll.

  3. Type

    Type

    Music

    O'Donnell & Sapford

    Location:

    Bexhill

    Dates

    From:
    22 Oct 2017 To 22 Oct 2017

    O'Donnell & Sapford are fabulous guitarists and singers, together they are so tight, they produce tribute to The Everley Brothers, as well as Simon and Garfunkel, The Isley Brothers, The Beatles for a huge dose of nostalgia!

  4. Type

    Type

    Theatre

    Derek Acorah

    Location:

    Hastings

    Dates

    From:
    25 Oct 2017 To 25 Oct 2017

    Derek Acorah is one of the foremost names in the world of Psychic Phenomena, as well as a celebrity, author and performer like no other. The pioneer for Spiritualism and Mediumship on television, he is arguably the world's most renowned Spirit Medium having demonstrated to many hundreds of...

  5. Type

    Type

    Music

    Public Service Broadcasting

    Location:

    Bexhill On Sea

    Dates

    From:
    25 Oct 2017 To 25 Oct 2017

    After two years up in the stratosphere with the hugely successful 'The Race For Space', Public Service Broadcasting are returning to earth. The band's first release through independent label Play It Again Sam, Every Valley examines the history of coal mining in South Wales. It is a record about...

  6. Type

    Type

    Talks

    Pechakucha Night 20x20

    Location:

    Bexhill on Sea

    Dates

    From:
    26 Oct 2017 To 26 Oct 2017

    An evening of quick-fire inspiring presentations on a wide variety of subjects. A panel of inspiring speakers will show 20 images, each for 20 seconds, and present their ideas in just 6 minutes and 40 seconds! The presentation format was devised by Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham of Klein Dytham...

  7. Type

    Type

    Music

    The Blakeley Band

    Location:

    Bexhill

    Dates

    From:
    27 Oct 2017 To 27 Oct 2017

    Rock and Roll Folk with fiddles, guitar and drums. these guys have a wealth of experience composing music and delivering it live on the road.

  8. Type

    Type

    Music

    African Gospel Choir

    Location:

    Bexhill On Sea

    Dates

    From:
    28 Oct 2017 To 28 Oct 2017

    Paul Simon's Graceland performed in full by The London African Gospel Choir. Live performance and dance is brought to the DLWP stage for this extraordinary musical event.

    An uplifting and amazing show which sells out every venue and receives rave reviews from the audiences.

    Thirty years...

  9. Type

    Type

    Music

    Billy Bragg

    Location:

    Bexhill On Sea

    Dates

    From:
    5 Nov 2017 To 5 Nov 2017

    Fresh from touring the world with Joe Henry and galvanised by 'events', not least the worrying rise of popularism, Billy Bragg is dealing with it in the best way he knows how, by strapping on his electric guitar and heading out on tour across the UK and Europe in November, under the title 'Bridges...

  10. Type

    Type

    Music

    Collabro

    Location:

    Bexhill On Sea

    Dates

    From:
    11 Nov 2017 To 11 Nov 2017

    Following a huge UK sold out tour this year, Britain's Got Talent winners Collabro announced dates for their third nationwide tour. Performing across some of the UK's major cities, the twenty nine-date run will kick off in Liverpool at The Philharmonic on Tuesday 24th October and will run until...

  11. Type

    Type

    Sporting Event

    Location:

    Bexhill

    Dates

    From:
    11 Nov 2017 To 11 Nov 2017

    Come and join us in what is promising to be another great event and the 10th anniversary as well.

    There will be the half marathon, a 10k and 5k race, as well as children’s runs.

    All the races will start and finish at the De La Warr Pavilion.

  12. Type

    Type

    Music

    OMD

    Location:

    Bexhill On Sea

    Dates

    From:
    15 Nov 2017 To 15 Nov 2017

    English new wave/synthpop act, OMD, developed a strong fan base in the 80s, before returning to the fore in 2006, selling over 40 million records worldwide. Signed first to Factory Records and then snapped up by Virgin, the duality inherent in OMD was plain to see from the start, as Peter...

  13. Type

    Type

    Performance

    Nelly

    Location:

    Bexhill On Sea

    Dates

    From:
    2 Dec 2017 To 2 Dec 2017

    It's getting hot in here! Diamond-selling, multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning rap superstar and actor, Nelly comes to Bexhill on Sea this December.

    Since stepping on the scene in 2000 with his distinctive vocals and larger-than-life personality, Nelly has continually raised the bar for the...

  14. Type

    Type

    Community

    Supporters Club

    Location:

    Old Town, Bexhill-on-sea

    Dates

    From:
    4 Nov 2016 To 1 Dec 2017

    Bexhill Theatre Supporters' Club holds a very friendly and lively monthly coffee morning on the first Friday of each month where bookings are taken for our monthly theatre trips. We may go to Eastbourne, Hastings, Brighton, Worthing, Bromley or Canterbury. We have a mix of musicals and plays and...

  15. 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...

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Divide your day between the two major sites bound up with the history of the Norman Invasion - Battle and Hastings.  William marched first...

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