Win free tickets for Eastbourne drive-in movie showings

Free tickets are up for grabs to come and see a drive-in movie in Eastbourne.

Friday, 7th August 2020, 3:01 pm
Updated Friday, 7th August 2020, 3:16 pm
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The lucky winners will get their hands on one ticket (equaling one car full of people) free for afternoon showings of School of Rock, The Greatest Showman, Hairspray, and Mamma Mia.

All you need to do is comment on the Eastbourne Herald Facebook post for this story.

Four winners will be chosen within 24 hours. Just let us know your name and we will do the rest.

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The beach drive-in movies are set to return from August 11-14, following the event’s sell-out success in July.

The event will take place in the new location of Hampden Park, and will showcase eight films on the big screen across four days.

This includes Dirty Dancing, Moulin Rouge! and a sing-a-long version of The Greatest Showman.

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Eastbourne Borough Council Lead Cabinet Member for Tourism and Enterprise, Councillor Margaret Bannister said, “We are delighted to announce that our socially distanced Beach Life Drive-In Movie event will be returning for a sequel!

“Hearing the positive feedback we received from the previous event, it’s clear that Eastbourne is a town of movie lovers.

“We’re happy to say that we’ve listened to this feedback and will be going bigger and better in August, showcasing eight films across four days.”

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The council says public safety remains of the highest importance at this event and social distancing measures will be in place.

There will be including hand sanitising stations and a secure boundary to the event site, ensuring only attendees with pre-purchased tickets are able to enter.

Local catering company The Bean Bike will once again be serving up traditional wood fired pizzas.

The on-site bar will be offering a variety of beers, wines, spirits and more for attendees to enjoy, with a wide selection of non-alcoholic beverages available for designated drivers.

All food and drink must be purchased using a contactless form of payment.

Audience members will be asked to stay in their cars, unless purchasing food from the onsite catering or using the toilet facilities, where socially distanced queuing systems will be in place.

Tickets are on sale and cost £25 per vehicle. Available for online purchase only, visit to book.

Timings are as follows:

Tuesday, August 11

16:00 - School of Rock (PG-13)

19:30 - Dirty Dancing (PG-13)

Wednesday, August 12

16:00 - The Greatest Showman (Sing-a-long) (PG)

19:30 - Grease (PG)

Thursday, August 13

15:30 - Hairspray (PG)

19:30 - Moulin Rouge! (PG-13)

Friday, August 14

16:00 - Mamma Mia! (PG-13)

19:30 - Yesterday (PG-13)