De La Warr Pavilion

Marina, Bexhill, East Sussex, TN40 1DP

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Staircase at the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill, East Sussex

About

The spectacular modernist 1935 Grade 1 listed Pavilion sits just a stone’s throw from the prom on the seafront in Bexhill. 

The Pavilion is free to enter, open every day and welcomes everyone. It presents a lively programme of free exhibitions by contemporary artists, live music and comedy gigs, films, talks and tours and events for children and young people both inside and outside the building.

The Café Bar, with balconies overlooking the sea, serves light lunches and sandwiches made to order using locally sourced ingredients as well as home baked cakes and scones and speciality teas and coffees. You can also visit the shop for books, limited editions, and designer home accessories and souvenirs and browse Music’s Not Dead, an independent record store tucked in a corner of the café for your all vinyl!

Exhibitions

Until Sunday 3 January: Zadie Xa and Marc Bauer.

From 23 January: Rock Against Racism: Militant Entertainment 1976-82; and All In The Same Storm: Pandemic Patchwork Stories.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Free Admission to PavilionFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2020
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    385
  • Very Good
    305
  • Average
    126
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Recent Reviews:

  • Sue P
    United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Boring!
    1 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 27th September 2020
    Always wondered what was in there.......... Nothing! :( They are adhering to covid guidlines. Had a wander around in there but nothing of interest to see. Read full review
  • Goldie1520
    Rainham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    A September Visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 24th October 2020
    Due to Covid, we needed to prebook our visit. This was easily done on the website, and there was no charge to enter. Our main reason for visiting was to have lunch. It was a little strange to have... Read full review
  • Bexpeps1
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Very good
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 30th October 2020
    Had a wonderful coffee and cake, it was beautiful watching the sea whilst enjoying a lovely cappuccino and a slice of cake, we popped in to escape the bad weather whilst taking a stroll and we... Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From London - M25,A21,turn off at John's Cross and follow signs to Bexhill. Or M25, A22 to Eastbourne, then A271 to Bexhill From Brighton - A27 to Bexhill

Public Transport Directions

Bexhill station from via Victoria, Charing Cross, Waterloo East, London Bridge, Brighton, Gatwick

Facilities

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • On-Site cafe/restaurant

Establishment Features

  • Toilets

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction

Opening Times

Christmas holidays (12 Dec 2020 - 3 Jan 2021)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00*
Opening hours 2021 (16 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
DayTimes
Wednesday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Events

Saturday, 13th February 2021 - Saturday, 13th February 2021

Jo Whiley's 90s AnthemsHEY GIRL, HEY BOY, SUPERSTAR DJ... HERE WE GO!
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Wednesday, 28th April 2021 - Wednesday, 28th April 2021

Stacey Kent in ConcertWith over 2 million albums sold, a Grammy nomination and international recognition as the most successful and prolific jazz vocalist of her time, Stacey Kent is an artist in the mould of the greatest.
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Sunday, 30th May 2021 - Sunday, 30th May 2021

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club: All Day Beach Terrace and Auditorium PartyThe legendary actor, host and broadcaster Craig Charles is one of UK's most beloved Funk and Soul DJ's. From Robot Wars to Red Dwarf, Craig has now grounded himself as a Funk and Soul icon after 10 years of broadcasting on BBC 6 Music with their primetime Saturday night show.
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Friday, 23rd July 2021 - Friday, 23rd July 2021

The Blues Band: 40 Years & Back for MoreFormed in 1979 by five virtuosos, already music industry veterans, The Blues Band are celebrating 40 glorious years as Britain and Europe's leading exponents of one of the greatest musical traditions of all time.
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Saturday, 24th July 2021 - Saturday, 24th July 2021

Bexfest: Artful Dodger, Baby D, General Levy + Many MoreLine up: Artful Dodger, Baby D, General Levy + many more.
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Tuesday, 5th October 2021 - Tuesday, 5th October 2021

Eddi Reader: 40 Years Live TourEddi Reader is perhaps Scotland's greatest living female voice. Now she celebrates her 40th year on stage with the '40 Years Live' concert tour.
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Awards

  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member Tourism South East Member 2017
  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020

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