Eastbourne entertainment listings, Friday to Thursday, February 14-20

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

Milkshake Monkey. McPherson Photography
Milkshake Monkey. McPherson Photography

CINEMA

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1917 (15): Fri, Sat & Sun 11.40, 2.40, 5.30, 8.20; Mon, Tue, Wed & Thu 11.40, 2.40, 5.30, 8.20.

Bad Boys For Life (15): Fri 7.20; Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed & Thu 9.00.

Birds Of Prey (15): Fri, Sun & Mon 11.20, 2.00, 4.40, 6.00, 8.10; Sat 11.20, 2.00, 4.40, 6.00, 7.20, 8.40; Tue 11.20, 2.00, 4.40, 6.00, 8.40; Wed 12.45, 3.20, 6.00, 7.20, 8.40; Thu 12.45, 3.20, 6.00, 8.40.

Dolittle (PG): Fri, Sat, Sun & Mon 10.30, 12.00, 1.00, 2.30, 3.30, 5.10, 7.40; Tue 10.30, 12.00, 1.00, 2.30, 3.30, 5.10, 7.20; Wed & Thu 10.00, 11.10, 12.30, 1.40, 3.00, 5.30, 8.00.

Emma (U): Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon & Tue 10.20, 1.20, 4.30, 7.30; Wed & Thu 11.10, 2.10, 5.10, 8.10.

Jumanji – The Next Level (12A): Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon & Tue 10.50, 1.50; Wed & Thu 10.00.

Like A Boss (15): Fri 9.00.

Korean – Parasite (15): Fri 5.00, 8.40; Sat & Tue 5.00, 8.10; Sun & Mon 5.00, 7.20; Wed 4.20, 7.30; Thu 4.00, 7.30.

Paw Patrol – Ready, Race, Rescue (U): Fri-Thu 10.20.

Movies For Juniors – Playing With Fire (PG): Fri-Thu 10.00.

Sonic The Hedgehog (PG): Fri-Thu 11.00, 12.20, 1.30, 2.50, 4.00, 5.20, 6.30, 7.50.

Malayalam – Varane Avashyamund (12A): Sun & Mon 8.40.

Unlimited Screening – Dark Waters (12A): Tue 7.45.

The Call Of The Wild (tbc): Wed & Thu 12.00, 2.30, 5.00.

NT Live – Cyrano De Bergerac (15): Thu 7.00.

HAILSHAM PAVILION

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1917 (15): Fri-Wed 7.45.

Spies In Disguise (PG): Sat-Thu 2.15.

ARTS

TOWNER ART GALLERY

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FEBRUARY 21: The Art Habit. An illustrated journey of discovery into human creativity and perception.

‘Why do we engage with some, but not all art?’ Eastbourne Arts Circle Lecture by Neil Morrison, Towner Gallery Auditorium. 2.30pm, £12 non-members. Limited availability on the door or from the Tourist Information Centre.

UNTIL MAY 10: BRINK – Caroline Lucas curates the Towner Collection. Her choices reflect her passions.

UNTIL SPRING 2021: Lothar Götz – Dance Diagonal, Gallery Exterior, free admission. Drawing on the gallery’s architecture, angles, curves and recesses, Götz has created his largest painting to date, a colourful piece that also marks the first time that an artist has been commissioned to create an artwork for Towner’s exterior at scale.

VENUES

CONGRESS THEATRE

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FEBRUARY 11-15: Beautiful – The Carole King Musical. Tuesday to Saturday 7.30pm. Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday 2.30pm, £32-£52.

FEBRUARY 20: Anton & Erin – Dance Those Magical Movies, 7.30pm, £32-£46. Featuring choreography set to music from silver screen classics.

FEBRUARY 21: Milkshake! Live – Milkshake Monkey’s Musical. 12pm and 3pm. £16. Family ticket £57 (two adults and two under 16s), under 16s £14.50.

DEVONSHIRE PARK THEATRE

FEBRUARY 15: Chinese New Year Extravaganza, 2.30pm, £18.50-£22.50. Concessions £1.50 off, children £2 off (under 16s), family saver £68 (two adults, two children), groups of 10 get 11th ticket free. Jinlong Culture & Performing Arts brings a spectacular line-up of Chinese acrobatics, music and dance to Eastbourne.

FEBRUARY 17-22: Educating Rita, Mon-Sat 7.45pm, Wed & Sat 2.30pm, £20-£28.50. A spokesperson said: “When hairdresser Rita enrols on a university course to expand her horizons, little does she realise where the journey will take her. Her tutor Frank is a frustrated poet, brilliant academic and dedicated drunk who’s less than enthusiastic about taking Rita on but when these two people come together they soon realise how much they have to teach each other.”

ROYAL HIPPODROME

01323 802020

FEBRUARY 14: One Moment In Time – The Greatest Hits of Whitney Houston. 7.30pm, £25. Direct from a sell-out tour in Germany, Nya King and her world class singers and musicians offer a moving tribute.

FEBRUARY 15: Screaming Blue Murder Comedy Club, 8pm, £10. A four-strong line-up of comedy’s rising stars hosted by compere Windsor.

Printers Playhouse, Grove Road

FEBRUARY 14: PPH Community Choir. Come all and sing! 7pm, Downstairs at Printers, only £6.

FEBRUARY 14: Stormy T and Blueman’s Lane. Experience the romance of rockin’ blues for Valentine’s. 9pm, Downstairs at Printers, free.

FEBRUARY 15: Zachary Dogwood. Always a special night with this top local band and their stylish indie rock. 9pm, Downstairs, free.

FEBRUARY 17: PPH Community Choir. 7pm, Downstairs, only £6.

FEBRUARY 18: Printers’ Ukulele Army. Tuition given, bring your own instrument or borrow one. All welcome, Downstairs, 8pm, free.

FEBRUARY 19: Open Stage Night. Downstairs, from 8pm, free.

FEBRUARY 20: Harvest Moon. A lovely evening of acoustic music and more from Jacob Szulecki and his talented friends. 8.30pm, Downstairs at Printers, free.

COMMUNITY WISE, OLD TOWN

February 29: A morning of memorable songs from memorable performers. First, R’n’R (Richard Walder on tea-chest bass and guitarist Ron Turner), then the comedy king of Seaford John Cave. From 10am until noon. Free to enter, coffee, tea and biscuits from 9.30am.

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An interview with Baxter Dury ahead of Hastings Fat Tuesday’s launch night. Click here to read more.

Inspiring workshops with Claire Martin and Guy Chambers: Hastings International Piano Festival. Click here to read more.