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“Excellent: a visit is highly recommended” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Eastbourne Bandstand

Eastbourne Bandstand
Ranked #5 of 60 things to do in Eastbourne
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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 played host to a full programme of concerts and events and has survived as a outdoor musical entertainment venue because of its ever changing programme, introducing new audiences and new entertainment's without forgetting the more popular traditional concerts. The Bandstand to this day plays an important part in the musical entertainment on the south coast offering around 140 - 150 concerts per year.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access
Worthing, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Excellent: a visit is highly recommended”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2014

Eastbourne is fortunate to have a seaside bandstand. The newly refurbished bandstand has a very comprehensive programme of events ranging from the very popular Tribute Nights to Gilbert and Sullivan. I attended the local Gilbert and Sullivan Society's performance on Monday 21 July which was much appreciated by the audience. The staff are very helpful.

If you are going to Eastbourne think about visiting the bandstand and don't be put off by bad weather as there is shelter for the performers and a coverered area for spectators in case of rain or high winds!

Visited July 2014
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Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
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“Eastbourne varied entertainment in a scenic venue”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2014

The band stand is a very striking building, with a lot of outdoor seating. During the summer season there is a great variety of entertainments offered, ranging from tribute shows to band proms concerts (which we enjoyed). There is a bar, and a friendly ticket/information shop.

Visited July 2014
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“Adele tribute”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

Went last night to see Helen Ward Jackson as Adele tribute. She was terrific, as were the backing singers and band. Great venue, great evening.

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London, United Kingdom
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“1812 concert”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2014

had a great night at this event.
great music, very comfortable chairs for an outdoor event.
staff friendly and helpful.
bar choice a bit basic.
going again soon

Visited July 2014
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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“Great evening”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2014

Just seen the beached boys here .fantastic show! It rained all evening but this did not make a bit of difference.we arrived early and were able to get seats undercover .great atmosphere and for £7.50
You could not fault it . One tip get food before you go in as there is nothing inside and eastbourne food outlets seem to close at 9.30 !

Visited July 2014
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