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Eastbourne’s Beer and Cider Festival 2023

Take a pint of Firecracker ESB, Lemon Dream or Scaramanga, mix with live music and great company and you have the perfect ingredients for a fantastic night out at Eastbourne’s Beer & Cider Festival. Yes, it’s back. Just head to head to Western Lawns in Eastbourne between the 19th and 21st of May 2023.

Eastbourne Banstand

The forecast is looking good and this year sees the addition of craft beers to the ale line up and of course, the cider and perry producers will be represented too. Sussex breweries who will be there include the award-winning Long Man at Litlington, Gun at Chiddingly, Route 21 in Eastbourne and Only With Love in Uckfield.

Eastbourne beer and Cider Festival
Photo credit to Graham Huntley

The live music line-up throughout the weekend sees Rewind 45 and Hot Detroit on Friday evening; Stray Dogs and The Pat Butchers on Saturday afternoon; The Do Theys and Fat Freddie & The Queens on Saturday evening with Stage Door Jazz, Andy T King as ELVIS and Brotherhood taking to the stage on Sunday.

Eastbourne beer and cider festival
Photo credit to Graham Huntley

Session times for Eastbourne’s Beer and Cider Festival are 5 pm-10 pm on Friday; 11 am-4 pm and 5 pm-10 pm on Saturday and 12 pm-5 pm Sunday and Tasting Notes are now available online to peruse in advance of the event. Tickets are available from £8.70 per adult, £7.70 for CAMRA members and £3 per child at  Children’s tickets are available for afternoon sessions only.

Eastbourne beer and cider festival
Photo credit to Graham Huntley

For more information about Eastbourne, visit:

10 of the Best Things To Do Near Eastbourne

Exploring Eclectic Eastbourne

The 12 Best Things To Do In Eastbourne (East Sussex)

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