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Eastbourne Bandstand

Grand Parade | Grand Parade, Eastbourne BN21 3AD, England
+44 1323 410611
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Another great evening and more to come

Wow, yet another fantastic evening at the Bandstand. Last night we went to see Mercury, the Queen... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lindylock
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Horam, United Kingdom
Tribute shows great,bring a she wee...

I've been to a few of the tribute shows at the bandstand and the calibre of entertainment has... read more

Reviewed yesterday
angiel1972
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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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 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.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Grand Parade | Grand Parade, Eastbourne BN21 3AD, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Wow, yet another fantastic evening at the Bandstand. Last night we went to see Mercury, the Queen tribute band, brilliant. So far this year have seen Lady Gaga, Pink, Phil Collins, Robbie Williams, and many more bands booked to see over the next few months....More

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Reviewed yesterday

I've been to a few of the tribute shows at the bandstand and the calibre of entertainment has always been great, last night's Elton John tribute was overall, very good..my only comment on the show is that just when people were getting up to do...More

Thank angiel1972
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Eastbourne Bandstand is an elegant structure in Neo-Grec style situated along the Grand Parade and was built in 1935 and designed by Leslie Rosevere, a Borough Council Engineer. It has a main arena with upper balconies and originally had seating for over 3,500 people but...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Located right on the seafront a lovely looking bandstand. Can visit it in the day time when empty and just the seats are out or if you are lucky enough to see a performance there then you’re in for a great time.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The bandstand offers a number of different events and gigs over the summer months , tickets are well priced and hot , Cold and alcoholic drinks can be purchased inside along with a selection of snacks . All seats good and a dance floor area...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having stayed in The Crescent Hotel, which is just opposite Eastbourne Bandstand, it was quite hard to miss! The acoustics are certainly good, with numerous artists performing while I was there. The music, ranging in type from Classical to "Pop", was pretty good. That said,...More

1  Thank Pegasus8London
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great to walk straight into right on the beach front with no hassel very good price with good services and great shows well worth the visit giving you just what you need to enjoy your day

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eastbourne's iconic bandstand is said to be the busiest in the UK. .. summer season is in full swing & there are a variety of tribute acts performing here over the season... having never paid to see an act here, I am unsure of the...More

Thank NICOLAJAYNE50
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bought tickets for Jersey Boys tribute on Friday 22nd June. Advised to get there for 7 p.m. as it would be busy, which it was. Only seats available on the top level. At 8 p.m. when concert was due to start another guest told us...More

Thank jillbeer18
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been attending events here for several years and recently joined FOB not only is the entertainment really good and great value. But the credit here goes to the staff. From box office to front of house. Professional. Polite. Coerteous. Jovial In all a credit...More

1  Thank nigeldebbie
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Fran H
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Sorry I don't know, suggest you contact booking office direct to ask them
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gatesy150
2 April 2018|
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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
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Elizabeth H
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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
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