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August Bank Holiday

Summer Bank Holiday begins Friday 25 August to Monday 28 August.  Whether you’re planning a weekend break, day trip or looking for events, we have put a selection of ideas together to give you inspiration into what’s going on in 1066 Country.

From festivals and exhibitions to walks, music, children’s activities and free events, there is something for everyone to enjoy.  So embrace your UK weekend break whatever the weather, if the forecast is poor, there’s still plenty of ‘inside’ attractions to visit.

Boyzone at Hastings Pier  - get your tickets direct from Hastings Information Centre

Herstmonceux Medieval Festival

Ocean Colour Scenet at Hastings Pier  - get your tickets direct from Hastings Information Centre

Sussex Guild Craft Show at Pashley Manor Gardens

Outdoor Cinema Screening at De La Warr Pavilion

Stade Saturdays - Compagnie Bilbobasso

Hands on History at Battle Abbey

Rye International Jazz Festival

War Games at Bodiam Castle

Hastings Pride

Winchelsea Medieval Cellar Tours

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Historic Itinerary

Historic Itinerary

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