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Redoubt Fortress Mounts 68-pounder Cannon in Coastal Revival Funded Project
Eastbourne’s Redoubt Fortress has mounted a 68-pounder cannon onto a bespoke oak carriage, sitting at the bottom of the fortress’s glacis, as part of the Coastal Revival Fund project in which the 200 year old iconic seafront building received a £47,800 grant to improve public spaces around the outside of the fortress.
18 April, 2016, 09:43:39 AM
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Eastbourne to Celebrate Queen’s 90th Birthday with Beacon Lighting and Bandstand Party!
When Queen Elizabeth II turns 90 on 21 April, Eastbourne will join in with national celebrations taking place across the country, by marking the occasion with a Beacon Lighting, birthday party and fireworks at the seafront-facing Bandstand.
18 April, 2016, 09:41:54 AM
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Halloween
The frightful fun steps up a gear towards the end of the month with an interactive children’s Halloween trail throughout half term, featuring a spooky treat at the end and fang-tastic things to make and do, all included in the museum admission fee (£4.50 adults, £3.25 concessions, £2.50 children and family ticket £12). Tickets can be used for one free return visit in 2015 and trail runs from Friday 23 October to Sunday 1 November.
18 September, 2015, 03:16:20 PM
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Frightful Friday’s Join Spooky Saturdays at the Redoubt Fortress this October
Next month sees double the fear factor as spooky Twilight Tours return to the Redoubt Fortress every weekend throughout October, in a brand new tour seen through the eyes of a Canadian soldier’s sweetheart.
18 September, 2015, 03:15:12 PM
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Eastbourne Turns Back the Clock in 700th Year With Spectacular Christmas Light Show
Eastbourne will be celebrating its 700th Christmas this December by turning the Town Hall clock tower into a spectacular ‘Neon Noel’ historical light show, the first projection of its kind on the south coast.
18 September, 2015, 03:13:03 PM
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Redoubt’s Military History Series Continues with ‘Tommy’s War’ Lecture by Eminent Historian
The fascinating Military History Series at Eastbourne’s iconic Redoubt Fortress continues with a look into the daily life of World War One soldiers through information gathered by popular historian, Richard van Emden.
08 September, 2015, 11:42:09 AM
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The Redoubt, The Wish Tower and Other Historical Eastbourne Sites Offer Heritage Open Day Tours!
The nation-wide initiative, Heritage Open Days which is managed by the National Trust, is being celebrated across the country from 10-13 September and Eastbourne is joining in by celebrating the wealth of heritage and culture on offer in the town, opening up many places which aren’t normally open to the public.
08 September, 2015, 11:40:33 AM
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Eastbourne Rugby Club Hosts Three Days of Family Fun at the Free Festival of Sport!
On Friday 18 September, a three day Festival of Sport kicks off at Eastbourne Rugby Club in conjunction with Eastbourne Borough Council. There is plenty of family fun to be had at this free event which sees Eastbourne’s 1st XV Team play their first game of the season.
08 September, 2015, 11:38:31 AM
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Fascinating ‘Carry On Curator’ Interactive Events Continue at Eastbourne’s Redoubt Fortress!
The third in a brand new series of interactive ‘Carry on Curator’ talks takes place on 26 May at Eastbourne’s iconic Redoubt Fortress, and explores the development of machine-guns throughout the First and Second World Wars.
26 May, 2015, 10:46:39 AM
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Summer Season Well Underway as Eastbourne Bandstand Brings Busy Line-up in June!
June will bring a fantastic line-up of alfresco concerts at the UK’s busiest Bandstand, following May’s marvellous opening month. With Sunday evening concerts and ‘Big Band Sound’ Thursday night’s beginning, June is set to provide another great month of live music.
26 May, 2015, 10:44:55 AM
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