Eastbourne Festival 2014: 19 April - 11 May

Regrettably the 'Lux Aeterna' concert, 'This Merry Month of May' due to take place on Friday 9 May at St Mary's Church, Old Town has had to be postponed due to illness and a bereavement. 'Lux Aeterna' apologise for any inconvenience caused and will circulate details of the new date in due course.

You will find an exciting line up for Festival 2014 including 'Eastbourne Goes Live' with Dan le Sac vs Scroobus Pip and Itch + Sarah White, 'Sceptics in the Pub', a theatrical experience in Bibendum, 'Paul Gunn and Worsted' at the Lamb, Greg Harper in Concert at 'the Underground Theatre, a concert by Eastbourne Symphony Orchestra at St Saviour's Church, music and events at St Mary's Old Town including a redital of early European organ music by Victor Potter as part of the Royal College of Organists' 150 for 150 international concert series, early music concerts by 'Etrusca' and 'Lux Aeterna', the HOT Spring Fair, art exhibitions and Artists' Open Houses, Eastbourne Shout!, Boudoir Burlesque and contributions from Eastbourne Theatres, the Library, the Birley Centre, Towner and much more. Full details of the programme are available in the brochure, a .pdf copy of which is available by clicking on the link above.

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for information regarding shows taking place at The Royal Hippodrome Theatre during the Festival including 'There's Magic in Music' (9, 16 and 23 April), 'Showaddywaddy' (25 April), 'Tony tells the Stars' Secrets' and Backstage  Tour, (27 April) 'Henrietta Hippo's Fun House' (3 May) and Billy Pearce (3 May), plus a Ghost Walk (24 April at 8.00 p.m. £15 per person)!

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Please note that the Dicker Players presentation of 'Lend me a Tenor' by Ken Ludwig at the Underground Theatre will take place from Wednesday 23rd April 2014 to Saturday 26th April 2014 nightly at 7.30 (bar and coffee bar from 7.00) with a matinee on Saturday at 3.00 (bar and coffee bar from 2.30). Further information is available by clicking www.dickerplayers.co.uk

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Please note that the Bourne to Write evening at the Lamb is now on the 14th May rather than the 7th as previously advertised.

Advance notice
In 2015 Eastbourne Festival will be moving! Festival 2015 will take place for three weeks from 5 July 2015 to 26 July 2015, including three weekends, rather than at Easter. July is one of the busiest months for visitors to Eastbourne and we can look forward to warmer weather and the chance of more outdoor events. It also gives better opportunities for local schools.We would also like to encourage greater participation from all aspects of our community. Make a note of these advance dates, particularly if you are an event organiser or artist. More news will follow in due course.

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