Sat 3rd & Sun 4th Sept 2016
Welcome to the 2016 Bexhill Festival of the Sea
Bexhill Festival of the Sea is a month long event running from the 3rd – 30th September 2016 and promotes all that is great about our seaside. The Sea Festival includes our festival weekend which takes place over the 3rd & 4th September and 7 different angling competitions during the festival month.
Festival Weekend – 3rd & 4th September 2016
Saturday 10am – 6pm | Sunday 10am – 5pm
There is something for everyone at the Bexhill Festival of the Sea! The weekend event on the Metropole Lawns will include cooking demonstrations by Billingsgate Seafood Training School, presentation by WhaleFest and foraging by Wild Feast, stalls highlighting excellent local Sussex produce and global seafood cuisine, English wines, arts & crafts, free angling coaching, children’s fun fair, Morris dancing, and a full line up of live music on the lawns stage and on Sunday on the De La Warr Pavilion terraces. Free programmes are available at all entrances. If you like the event please help to support us by donating in any of our official collection buckets.
Sea Angling competitions start with the Juniors beach match on Sunday 4th September on the beaches by the Festival.
Bexhill Festival of the Sea incorporates what was Bexhill Sea Angling Festival and now includes 7 angling competitions. The 24-day extravaganza showcases some of the best angling in the south of England. It aims to promote many of the diverse sea angling disciplines, as well as find the best anglers from around the country in their specialist field.