What’s on


  1. Stay safe, stay home – there's lots to do
    We may be staying in, but we're certainly not missing out. From the comfort of your sofa you can enjoy robotic gallery tours, virtual museums, festivals on Facebook and live streams from the zoo – here's what's happening online.
  2. Festivals
    If there's one thing we love in 1066 Country, it's a good festival. From seafood to scarecrows, there's always a party.
  3. Exhibitions
    Find out what's on show at our galleries, museums and historic sites.
  4. Music
    From piano concertos to intimate gigs in packed pubs, the music scene here is vibrant and varied.
  5. Free events
    Entertainment doesn't have to cost the earth - from guided walks to festivals, there's plenty to do for free.
  6. Theatre
    Plays, poetry and performance art - see what's coming up in our theatres and back rooms.
  7. History
    Cellar tours, tournaments and re-enactments – let 1066 Country bring history to life.
  8. Children's events
    There's loads for all the family to do, check out these family-friendly events to keep your kids entertained.
  9. Guided walks
    Get to know our twittens, caverns and secret passages with the help of knowledgeable local guides.

As we emerge from lockdown, please follow these steps for visiting 1066 Country safely

Enjoy music, performance and art that takes you out of yourself and into a different space.

  1. What's on in Battle
    A year-round programme of events including arts, battle re-enactments and a fiery bonfire parade.
  2. Yours to conquer.

  3. What's on in Bexhill
    The De La Warr hosts a huge variety of big-name performers, plus there's a thriving calendar of festivals.
  4. Where original stuff happens.

  5. What's on in Bodiam
    Special train rides, seasonal events at the castle, and an annual hop-picking festival.
  6. What's on in Hastings
    With a year-round programme of festivals and events, there's loads going on in Hastings.
  1. What's on in Rye
    A lively year-round programme of events, celebrating everything from jazz to scallops.
  2. It's in our nature.

  3. What's on around Winchelsea
    Join one of our lively cellar tours, wine tasting sessions or bird watching trips.
  4. What's on around Herstmonceux
    There are regular events at the Observatory and castle tours, as well as an annual Medieval Fayre.
  5. Ancient settlements. Modern lifestyles.

  6. What's on around Pevensey
    Get experimental at the Observatory, with stargazing and scientific experiments for children and adults.

Festivals, gigs, re-enactments and street parties reach out for those who want to play along.

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