The popular Beer and Cider By the Sea event returns to the Western Lawns from May 23-25, kicking off the Bank Holiday Weekend in Eastbourne. The three-day food and drink festival will delight real ale and cider lovers who can sample around 100 real ales, ciders and perries. There will also be plenty of entertainment. Evening sessions are from 5.30pm-10.30pm on Friday and Saturday, with day sessions on Saturday (10.30am-3.30pm) and Sunday (11am-4pm). Tickets cost £7/£6/£5, call 412000. Photo by Graham Huntley.