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Whats On in Hastings & 1066 Country

Visit 1066 Country provides a comprehensive what’s on in Hastings guide for events in and around Hastings as well as Battle, Bexhill, Rye, Pevensey & Herstmonceux.

With a full calendar it makes it an idea place to visit all year round – a destination for all seasons.

1066 Country is great for a weekend away of even longer, always something to see and do with a wide choice of activities to suit all ages, budget and interest. Jack in the Green and bikes are a true mix in May, Motofest in July and scarecrow festivals are just a few of the quirky occasions in 1066.

The eventful Hastings old town week with everything from a free beach concert to a spectacular carnival and Bexhill Carnival that includes ‘It’s a Knockout’ and Dog Show.

There’s fun for all on the coast.

Take a picnic, explore the beaches, play golf or catch the waves with a spot of kite-surfing at Camber.

Hearty feast?...Vintage Car Show?...Or just a great day out with the family flying a kite? – 1066 has it all. 

Great music at the International Jazz Festival presenting World class artistes or the Battle Arts & Music Festival with a diverse and informal Battle Fringe in October are just two popular events. Lots of outdoor theatre events take place at Herstmonceux, Winchelsea and Bodiam.

Literary and art festivals happen in October too along with the start of the bonfire season and Hastings Week. Take part in our 1066 Cycling Festival or re-live the atmosphere and tension of over 400 soldiers clashing at the Battle re-enactment of the Battle of Hastings!

Themed tours, films, art exhibitions, etc. there really is something for everyone.

Make a discovery now - find out what's on in Hastings and throughout the 1066 Country area here.

If you are looking for something a little more specific, you can always use our search facility on the right. 

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