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Eastbourne Bandstand

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Up and down the front

We had traveled to Eastbourne by train and had walked to the pier and decided to walk along the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
Queen tribute band

Booked to stay at Eastbourne for a couple of days and was looking for things to do whilst there... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kent, United Kingdom
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  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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The current bandstand was built in 1935, with its unique semi-circular design and blue domed roof; there is no other like it in the United Kingdom. It has a main arena, middle and upper balconies and seats for 1,600. For many years the Bandstand has...more
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Grand Parade | Grand Parade, Eastbourne BN21 3AD, England
+44 1323 410611
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All reviews tribute band band stand boxing day great tribute fireworks display under cover wednesday evening summer season great evening singing and dancing lovely venue well worth a visit great fun sea front visiting eastbourne concert overture
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had traveled to Eastbourne by train and had walked to the pier and decided to walk along the promenade pasting the Bandstand on route to the tower at the other end away from the pier. It was a very warm sunny day with some...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked to stay at Eastbourne for a couple of days and was looking for things to do whilst there. Saw the Bandstand held tribute acts and Queen tribute band were playing the day we were due to arrive. So booked tickets online. Could only get...More

Thank gertyglew
Reviewed 1 week ago

The skies over Eastbourne were filled with music old and modern and alight with fireworks as a wonderful evening of renditions from an amazing silver band ended on a rousing finale of the 1812 overture. Fantastic!!

Thank jengil37
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant evening listening to the 1812 overture with fireworks display at the end. Had coffee that was good and reasonably priced, friendly staff.

Thank DavidTim2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Throughout the summer, Eastbourne Bandstand hosts open air concerts. This is a picturesque setting, right on the seafront just a 200yards or so west of the pier. Every Wednesday evening, bands and small orchestras present varied musical programs always finishing with the “1812 Overture” and...More

Thank ChrisBeal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thus bandstand is a great example of Art Deco architecture. It has been mostly well restored & maintained by the Council. However, some areas, especially the external walkways are scruffy & need money spending. The bandstand is well used during the summer months with excellent...More

Thank jilljilani2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The bandstand is a great place for open air concerts. Open all year with music dancing and tribute bands

Thank Margaret R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely place to visit and sit listening to music, lots of seating and plenty of events advertised for the coming months, clean and tidy and accessible for wheelchairs

Thank Dena C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Book early to get main arena tickets We had terrace tickets and went early to get seats near the front. The performance was very good. There's a bar available and toilets nearby. As it is outdoors it is best to check the weather forecast before...More

Thank Jacky C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the 1812 Concert last Wednesday evening. The rain held off and the concert was brilliant culminating in a spectacular firework display. The Bandstand has various tribute bands throughout the summer season too. The tickets are reasonably priced and the Bandstand is well...More

Thank karen j
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Fran H
12 May 2018|
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Response from Michael-4551 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know, suggest you contact booking office direct to ask them
2 April 2018|
Response from EBBandstand | Property representative |
Good Afternoon, Thank you for your enquiry. The seating is on a 'First Come First Served' basis for all our shows. Once doors open you may choose the available seat you would like. The tickets for the Main Arena are sold... More
3 March 2017|
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Response from EBBandstand | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. We have a variety of events here at Eastbourne Bandstand during your visit. Sunday 11/06- Traditional Afternoon Concert with All Saints Concert Band-3pm -4:30pm Wednesday 14/06-1812 Firework... More