Looking back at Eastbourne Carnival

Jayne Jewson was carnival queen in 1971
Jayne Jewson was carnival queen in 1971

WITH Eastbourne Sunshine Carnival scheduled to take place on June 2 this summer, the Herald has been receiving lots of carnival memories from readers, like this picture of Jayne Jewson who was carnival queen in 1971.

For lots more carnival memories as well as memories of the coronation and life in Eastbourne over the years, click on this link and visit our ‘Looking Back’ nostalgia section.

Alternitively you can click on ‘Looking Back’ in the community menu.


Do you have any old photographs you would like us to feature in our newspaper and on this website? If so please send them in!

All submitted pictures must have your name and address printed on the back of the picture (on a sticker so as not to spoil the print) otherwise we cannot guarantee its return. Or you can email your pictures to eastbourne.herald@trbeckett.co.uk - please put ‘Looking Back’ in the subject line and enclose a few details about your picture, or we can ask readers to send us their comments.

If you recognise any of the pictures in our archive please write to ‘Looking Back’, Eastbourne Herald, Berkeley House, 26 Gildredge Road, Eastbourne BN21 4SA,

or e-mail: eastbourne.herald@trbeckett.co.uk or use the comment facility available below each story - you will need to register on the website in order to post comments.