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

George Grimmond

Culture & Cake - How's Tricks?

Sat 13 Apr 2019

How’s Tricks? A tale of two Georges Join Katherine Buckland to discover the stories of George Grimmond, Eastbournes’s incredible illusionist and magician and George Beaumont Loveday the actress stealing manager of the Royal Hippodrome.

The Battlefield Beneath Your Feet

Culture & Cake - The Battlefield Beneath Your Feet

Sat 11 May 2019

The Battlefield Beneath Your Feet : Eastbourne 1939 - 45 Join Peter Hibbs to discover the secrets of Eastbourne during WW2.

Eating For Eastbourne

Culture & Cake - Eating for Eastbourne:

Sat 8 Jun 2019

Eating for Eastbourne: What we ate and when we ate it Join Heritage Manager Jo Seaman for a lively talk examining the evidence for what people in Eastbourne have been eating since the Stone Age

Mrs Wilson

Culture & Cake - A Century of Secrets

Sat 13 Jul 2019

A Century of Secrets. Join Katherine Buckland to solve the mysteries of Eastbourne’s often forgotten century with tales of plague, piracy and pies.

Star Brewery

Culture & Cake - Beer, Boulders and Bullets

Sat 10 Aug 2019

Beer, Boulders and Bullets: Eastbourne’s extraordinary Industry. From salt-making to flame-throwers and everything in between, join Heritage Collections Officer Kelly van Doorn to uncover Eastbourne’s industrious past.

Bourne stream

Culture & Cake - Bourne Free

Sat 14 Sep 2019

Bourne Free - Farmyards and foul water in Motcombe This talk will look at the results of this summer’s archaeological investigations in Motcombe Gardens and discover stories of lost farms, dirty water supplies and even a stolen river!

What's on at the Pavilion

Eastbourne Remembers exhibition in 2018

Unlocking Extraordinary Memories

19 March to Spring 2019 - FREE

'Eastbourne Remembers' is a brand new FREE exhibition, opening from 19 March to Spring 2019 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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