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Spring Water Festival: 10-19 May 2024

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A wide range of exciting events is being planned, for all ages and interests – from walks visiting the refill stations, a Big Beach Clean event, creating Mandalas made from beach litter debris, a pilgrimage, art exhibitions, health and well-being events and an Eco Fair!

 Throughout the Festival
  • Spring Water Way, visit our Refill Stations
  • Melting Ice/Rising Tides, with Emma Stibbon
 FRIDAY, 10 May
  • Walking the Seafront, with the Walking Women's Group
    9.30am from Holywell
 SATURDAY, 11 May
  • OPENING CEREMONY - 12 midday, Western Lawns
    Eastbourne Mayor, Candy Vaughan, will open the Festival followed by talks featuring Caroline Ansell MP, Neil Peters (Environmental First), Karine Morrison (Sea Swimmers) and Oliver Sterno (Community Leader).
  • EcoFair - 10am-4pm, Western Lawns
  • Strandliners discussions - at their stall during the Eco Fair, Western Lawns
  • Eastbourne Sea Swimmers - finishing by 12 midday, Western Lawns
  • Watersports with Buzz Active - 10am-12, register via BuzzActive
 SUNDAY, 12 May
  • Big Beach Clean - 2-4pm, <94 Beaches
  • Watersports with Buzz Active - 10am-12, register via BuzzActive
  • Spring Water Festival Cup yacht race - 9.45am-2pm, Sovereign Harbour Yacht Club
 TUESDAY, 14 May
  • Wriggle Room Workshop for under 5's, - 10am-12, at Towner Gallery Cinema
 THURSDAY, 16 May
  • Wellbeing Wheel and Walk - 11am-12, at Seasons Bistro
  • Film Festival - 2pm matinee & 7pm, at Towner Gallery Cinema
 FRIDAY, 17 May
  • Walking the Seafront, with the Walking Women's Group
    9.30am from Holywell
 SATURDAY, 18 May
  • Free Parks Tennis, with Defiant Sports - 10-11am, Fishermans Green Tennis Courts
  • Film Festival - 4.30pm matinee, at Towner Gallery Cinema
  • Watersports with Buzz Active - 10am-12, register via BuzzActive
  • Pilgrimage: The Sea Beneath our Feet with Clive and Merriel Woodward, 1.30pm Starting from St Wilfred's Hospice, 1 Broadwater Way, BN22 9PZ
 SUNDAY, 19 May
  • Watersports with Buzz Active - 10am-12, register via BuzzActive
  • Kidical Mass - with Band on Wheels
  • Closing Ceremony - 3-4.30pm, Holywell