events at the Redoubt Fortress and Heritage Eastbourne

Heritage Events in Eastbourne

Vibrant Events, Exhibitions & Talks

Heritage Eastbourne organise a range of vibrant events, exhibitions and fascinating talks, from spooky Twilight Tours and half term kids trails at the Redoubt Fortress, to themed film nights and Culture & Cake talks.

Book event tickets in advance online or purchase at the Redoubt Fortress or Eastbourne Tourist Information Centre, Cornfield Road, Eastbourne BN21 4QA.

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What's On at the Redoubt Fortress

Summer Holiday crafts

Summer Holiday trail and crafts

Sat 21 Jul - Sun 2 Sep 2018

Join us in the Summer Holidays for our FREE trail and crafts in the fortress. Create your own stories as you travel through the redoubt and dive in to the craft area to create some spectacular characters!

79th Cameron Highlanders

Cameron Highlanders at the Redoubt

Sat 28 - Sun 29 Jul 2018

Travel back in time and defend the Redoubt with the 79th Cameron Highlanders, witness gruesome Georgian surgery and see the muskets fire as the soldiers keep the fortress safe from invasion!

Story Stones

Tell Me A Story workshops

Wed 1 Aug 2018

Explore tales of adventure and intrigue in our Tell Me A Story workshops in August, create your own puppets and tell your own stories.

Story Stones

Tell Me A Story workshops

Wed 8 Aug 2018

Explore tales of adventure and intrigue in our Tell Me A Story workshops in August, create your own puppets and tell your own stories.

Story Stones

Tell Me A Story workshops

Wed 15 Aug 2018

Explore tales of adventure and intrigue in our Tell Me A Story workshops in August, create your own puppets and tell your own stories.

Heirlooms and photographs

Culture and Cake - Collecting Memories

Sat 18 Aug 2018

Heritage Engagement Officer Katherine Buckland will explore stories of forgotten treasures and objects collected to remember.

Story Stones

Tell Me A Story workshops

Wed 22 Aug 2018

Explore tales of adventure and intrigue in our Tell Me A Story workshops in August, create your own puppets and tell your own stories.

Story Stones

Tell Me A Story workshops

Wed 29 Aug 2018

Explore tales of adventure and intrigue in our Tell Me A Story workshops in August, create your own puppets and tell your own stories.

Titanic

Titanic film screening with the Gibbs Trio

Sat 1 Sep 2018

As the Titanic went down, the band played on. To complete the experience the Gibbs Trio will play the music that entertained the passengers of the doomed ship while you sip a pre-film drink from our pop-up bar.

Redoubt Fortress

Heritage Open Days

Sat 8 - Sun 9 Sep 2018

Discover the stories of the Redoubt in FREE talks and tours for Heritage Open Days

Myth and Memory

Culture and Cake - Myth and Memory in Eastbourne

Sat 15 Sep 2018

Join Heritage Manager Jo Seaman for this intriguing talk where some local myths will not only be busted but also carefully unpicked and re-examined in order to understand how they have evolved and that in fact, the real stories are just as

Stargazing

Stargazing with Eastbourne Astronomical Society

Sat 13 Oct 2018

Discover the secrets of Space with Eastbourne Astronomical Society

Creepy Crafts

October Half Term trail and crafts

Sat 20 - Sun 28 Oct 2018

Brave the fortress in October half term for our spooktacular trail and creepy crafts!

Spooky Stairs

Twilight Tours

Sat 27 - Tue 30 Oct 2018

October is a spooky month at the Redoubt, as the 200 year old fortification opens up for Twilight Tours.

The Omen

The Omen Film screening and Ghost Tour

Wed 31 Oct 2018

A Halloween screening of the horror classic The Omen, with added fear factor from our petrifying props and if you aren’t scared enough already, a ghost tour of the building taking us to the witching hour!

What's on at the Pavilion

Eastbourne Remembers exhibition in 2018

Unlocking Extraordinary Memories

19 March to 2 November 2018 - FREE

'Eastbourne Remembers' is a brand new FREE exhibition for 2018, opening from 19 March to 4 November at The Pavilion.

Unlocking extraordinary memories from the past, the exhibition will be revealing lost pieces of time spanning over 2,000 years.

Uncover the memory triggers of nostalgic childhoods, heirlooms and commemoration of loved ones, exploring how we create memories – both true and false, and how we choose to remember, or in some cases, even forget!

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