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An unmissable date with The Renaissance Singers in Eastbourne

When does your Christmas really start? Never mind present buying in September, or lights up from early November. Next Tuesday, at St Saviour’s Church, the Renaissance Singers present their annual Gala Concert – and it’s an unmissable date to declare the season open.

Dicker Players in Christmas 2018 comedy

Ten great things to do in Eastbourne this week - from Friday December 7

1. Theatre. The Broadway Players are at the Royal Hippodrome Theatre in Eastbourne with Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Whistle Down The Wind from Friday December 7 until Sunday December 9. Set at Christmas 1959 in Louisianna, Whistle Down the Wind follows the story of three farm children who discover a fugitive hiding in the barn. Thinking he is Jesus Christ they want to protect him but, when the villagers find out, a man hunt begins. Tickets from £15.

Alan Barnes at Splash Point Jazz club in Eastbourne

A Christmas Carol told by jazz band

The last gig of 2018 at Splash Point Jazz Club Eastbourne is on Wednesday December 12, and it’s a Christmas special to see the year out in style. Multi-award winning saxophonist Alan Barnes has put together a band of top UK musicians to play his specially written suite of pieces which takes the audience through the characters and scenes of A Christmas Carol.

Artwork It's Time by Emma O'Brien

Ten great things to do this week in 1066 country - from Friday December 7

1. Comedy. BLODS have opened up their Little Theatre in the Manor Gardens, Bexhill, to host a comedy night on Friday December 7 at 8pm - featuring a line up of seven comedians, all hailing from various comedy venues such as the Comedy club in London, Komedia in Brighton, and other top clubs. There is a fully licensed bar. Book on or email

Crossing The Screen 2018

Ten great things to do in Eastbourne this week - from Friday November 30

1. Theatre. The Green Room Productions presents The Flint Street Natvity at the Lamb Theatre, Old Town, on Friday November 30 followed by performances on December 1/2/7/8/9. Based on the film, this wonderful comedy with music is bound to delight in the festive season. Mizzis Horrocks’ class of seven year olds (all played by adults) are about to perform their nativity play at Flint Street Junior School for the proud mums and dads - and the occasional social worker. Mayhem ensues. Performances at 7.30pm, with Sunday shows at 3pm. Tickets £11 from or 01323 479732.

Theatre and Comedy

Razorlight gig in Bexhill

Lose yourself in classic indie rock when much-loved British band Razorlight - best known for massive tune America from 2006 - makes its way to Bexhill as part of an upcoming string of shows just announced.

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