View the photos from the 2017 Mermaid Gathering

The Mermaids Are Coming!

1st September 2018 at the Bexhill Festival of the Sea

Mermaids and Mermen of all ages are welcome

Saturday schedule of events: Sea Festival opening times 10am – 6pm

A Mermaid Parade with trophy presentations and a mermaid swim (essential to book in advance) is now planned. So…. keep working on those outfits. We are hoping for some great photographs! Here’s the format:

1:00pm on Saturday 1st September at the Colonnade (in back of the De La Warr Pavilion):

Mermaids that can walk – parade on the promenade for the judges
Mermaids that have fixed tails will display on the beach for the judges

Mermaid trophy categories are:

Best mermaid or merman under 12 yrs old
Best mermaid group
Most humorous entry
Best merman
Best mermaid (two categories)
Monofin tail
Home-made tail