Eastbourne entertainment listings, Friday to Thursday, March 6-12

Concerts, stage shows, films, exhibitions and stand-up comedy gigs

Thursday, 5th March 2020, 12:09 pm
Emma Davies as Thatcher, Will Barton as Boris Johnson and Bill Champion as Churchill. Photo by Pamela Raith
Emma Davies as Thatcher, Will Barton as Boris Johnson and Bill Champion as Churchill. Photo by Pamela Raith

CINEMA

EASTBOURNE CINEWORLD AT THE BEACON

0330 333 4444

1917 (15): Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed & Thu 5.00; Sat 4.30.

Hindi – Baaghi 3 (tbc): Fri, Sat & Tue 8.20.

Dark Waters (12A): Fri & Tue 1.30, 4.30, 7.30; Sat 7.30; Sun 4.40, 7.40; Mon 1.30, 4.30, 8.20; Wed & Thu 2.00, 8.20.

Dolittle (PG): Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed & Thu 4.00; Sat & Sun 11.50, 2.30, 5.10.

Emma (U): Fri, Mon & Tue 2.00.

Fantasy Island (15): Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed & Thu 1.20, 9.10; Sat & Sun 9.10.

Military Wives (12A): Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed & Thu 12.30, 1.40, 3.10, 4.20, 5.50, 7.00, 7.50, 8.40; Sat & Sun 11.00, 12.30, 1.40, 3.10, 4.20, 5.50, 7.00, 7.50, 8.40.

Onward (U): Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed & Thu 12.00, 2.40, 5.20, 6.30, 8.00; Sat & Sun 10.30, 12.00, 1.10, 2.40, 3.50, 5.20, 6.30, 8.00.

Riverdance 25th Anniversary Show (12A): Sun 2.00.

Sonic The Hedgehog (PG): Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed & Thu 1.00, 3.30, 6.00; Sat & Sun 10.20, 11.30, 1.00, 3.30, 6.00.

The Call Of The Wild (PG): Sat 10.00, 12.20, 2.00; Sun 10.00, 12.20.

The Hunt (tbc): Wed & Thu 1.10, 3.50, 6.20, 8.50.

The Invisible Man (15): Fri, Mon & Tue 12.00, 2.50, 5.40, 8.30; Sat 2.50, 5.40, 8.30; Sun 2.50, 5.40, 8.20; Wed & Thu 11.50, 2.40, 5.30, 8.20.

Malayalam – Trance (tbc): Sun 8.30; Mon 7.30.

A Shaun The Sheep Movie – Farmageddon (U): Sat & Sun 10.10.

HAILSHAM PAVILION

01323 841414

Honeyland (12A): Fri 7.45.

Paw Patrol – Ready, Race, Rescue! (U): Sat & Sun 11.00.

JoJo Rabbit (12A): Sun, Mon & Tue 7.45; Wed & Thu 2.15, 7.45.

ARTS

TOWNER ART GALLERY

townereastbourne.org.uk

MARCH 11: The Bavard Bar at Towner. On the second Wednesday of every month. A delightful blend of TED, comedy and Radio 4. Sort of. Doors 7pm. Tickets £8. Visit www.bavardbar.co.uk.

MARCH 13: Eastbourne Arts Circle. Special Interest Day, 11.30am-3pm. Art for the People: Images of 20th century Life with Peter Scott. Peter will explore popular British art asking why works by artists like L. S. Lowry and Stanley Spencer are in prestigious galleries while those of Beryl Cook and Jack Vetriano are not. Two lectures and lunch.

UNTIL MAY 10: BRINK – Caroline Lucas curates the Towner Collection.

Until May 31: Alan Davie and David Hockney – Early Works.

VENUES

ALICE CROFT HOUSE, CORNFIELD LANE

March 12: The launch of Alice’s Attic, a new-style acoustic music evening, organised by the old Under Ground Theatre. At Alice Croft House at the war memorial end of South Street. Relaxed and friendly, with cabaret-style seating. Hosted by R’n’R (Richard Walder and Ron Turner). Also featuring Jim Murray and Kevin Barber. Free entry. Doors 6.30pm, music 7pm-9.30pm. Tea, coffee and nibbles available. No bar but you can bring a bottle. Disabled access.

CONGRESS THEATRE

01323 412000

UNTIL MARCH 7: New Jersey Nights, 7.30pm (Sat 2.30pm). Evenings £20-£30, Saturday matinee £21 all seats. Celebrating the music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons.

MARCH 12: Purple Zeppelin, 7.30pm, £23, concessions £2 off. Paying tribute to the two greatest rock bands of all time.

MARCH 13: Brendan Cole – Show Man, 7.30pm, £27.50-£38. Expect every style of ballroom and Latin dance from Brendan Cole and his hand-picked championship dancers.

MARCH 14: Menopause The Musical 2 – Cruising Through Menopause, 7.30pm, £34.50.

DEVONSHIRE PARK THEATRE

UNTIL MARCH 7: Jane Eyre. By Charlotte Brontë​, adapted by Nick Lane. 7.45pm, Sat 2.30pm, evenings £17- £24.50, matinee £19-£21. A gothic masterpiece of tempestuous passions and dark secrets.

MARCH 9-14: The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson. 7.45pm, Wed & Sat 2.30pm, £19-£26.50.

ROYAL HIPPODROME

01323 802020

MARCH 6: The Fortunate Sons present a tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival, 7.30pm, £24.

MARCH 7: Let The Music Play: A Celebration of Barry White, 7.30pm £25-£27. Starring William Hicks with his live band and the three-piece female group The Supreme Dreamgirls.

MARCH 8: The Foundations, 7.30pm, £22-£24. Original lead guitarist and vocalist Alan Warner is keeping the sound of The Foundations alive.

MARCH 14: A Tribute to Amy – The Amy Winehouse Celebration. 7.30pm, £24-£26.

Printers Playhouse, Grove Road

MARCH 6: PPH Community Choir. Come all and sing! 7pm, Downstairs at Printers, only £6.

MARCH 6: Owen Donovan. A popular local singer-guitarist with a very special personal style. 9pm, Downstairs at Printers, free.

MARCH 7: Dandelion Charm. Beautiful harmonies and song-writing from John and Clare. 9pm, Downstairs at Printers, free.

MARCH 9: PPH Community Choir. 7pm, Downstairs at Printers, £6.

MARCH 10: Printers’ Ukulele Army. Tuition given. Bring your own instrument or borrow one. All welcome, Downstairs at Printers, from 8pm, free.

MARCH 11: Open Stage Night. All musicians, poets, storytellers and comedians welcome. Downstairs at Printers, from 8pm, free.

MARCH 12: Eastbourne Comedy Club. Comics from far and wide hosted by the irrepressible Jim Grant. 8pm, Downstairs at Printers, free.

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