Terms & Conditions


Tickets, Admission and Attendance

Collection of Tickets Tickets purchased over the phone, from the Seafront office or online will be held at the Seafront office for collection Tickets can be collected either on the performance day or in advance during opening hours. Posting of Tickets Tickets are posted out within 24 hours of receiving an order and payment is completed.
Postage is charged at £4.80 per transaction. Tickets are sent out by Royal Mail 'Signed For', due to fire safety regulations at venues they cannot be replaced if lost. This means that they require a signature on receipt. If there is nobody at home when the Post Office call, you should find that they have left a card with instructions: check this carefully, but usually you will have seven days to collect your tickets from the delivery office.
Non-Delivery of Tickets If you have not received your tickets by ten working days prior to the gig, please call us on the telephone (01323 410611) for advice. Don’t leave it until the last minute! Sometimes (mistakes happen) the Post Office may attempt delivery but not leave a card. In this case your tickets are likely to be at the delivery office – give us a call first so we can check if they’ve been returned to us, and look up the reference number for you if not. Customers purchasing from other outlets are advised to consult individual ticket policies
Lost & Stolen Tickets We can't always replace your tickets, so treat them like cash and keep them in a safe place out of direct sunlight and moisture. Tickets are printed on heat sensitive paper, so any contact with high temperatures will turn them completely black and they won't be valid, so please keep this in mind. Don't attempt to laminate them!
Refunds & Exchanges We regret that tickets once purchased, cannot be refunded or exchanged. However, we will accept tickets for resale and once resold the value of the tickets will be issued as customer credit less £2.00 admin charge. Tickets will be eligible for resale only after all of the venue's own tickets, for that event or concert, have been sold. In the case of a cancelled performance, including cancellation or postponement caused by the weather, see bad weather policy below. Photography and Recordings By attending an event, ticket holders consent to being filmed, photographed or recorded as a member of the audience and the resulting materials being used in commercial distribution and publication without payment or copyright. Food & Drink Food and drink purchased elsewhere may not be consumed on the premises. Drinking glasses, bottles, any other glass items and cans are not permitted in the Bandstand, inluding the belconies. Searches For security reasons, security searches of bags, clothing and all other items may take place as a condition of entry. Eastbourne Bandstand reserves the right to confiscate items which may cause danger or disruption to the event or others attending the event. Refusal of Admission or Removal of Persons The Management of the Eastbourne Bandstand reserves the right to refuse admission or attendance to any person and to remove persons from the premises for any reason where necessary. The Management of Eastbourne Bandstand reserves the right to refuse admission and/or eject any person appearing to be intoxicated or under the influence of drugs or otherwise behaving dangerously or inappropriately. No refunds will be given under these circumstances Subject to Change The Management of the Eastbourne Bandstand reserves the right to make any alterations to an advertised programme or event. Validity of Tickets Only tickets purchased via our website, at the Eastbourne Bandstand Box Office or from approved agents are valid for admission. Tickets sold via third parties and other unauthorised outlets, including online auction sites, are not valid for admission. Eastbourne Bandstand will not take responsibility for the validity of tickets purchased from unauthorised agents or other sources. Babies & Small Children In the interests of all patrons, babies and small children (under 3 years old) may not be admitted to some performances.

Concessions, Discounts and Special Offers

There may be concessions available from time to time for some performances. These will only be available when supported by proof of the entitlement.
To enjoy greater discounts and specials join friends of the Bandstand. Not only will you enjoy a wide range of benefits, you will also be supporting the venue. Pick up a leaflet. Friends of the Bandstand discount is applied to the card holder's ticket only. Advance 'Early Bird' discounted tickets are available up to 6pm on the day of the event booked for.
We reserve the right to introduce special offers and discounts without notice. Tickets already purchased will not qualify for these offers.
Discounts and special offers apply to full price tickets.
Only one offer, discounts, membership discounts or concession can be used in each transaction or concert. Offers, discounts, membership discounts or concessions can not be combined.
Groups Concessions apply on concert tickets for groups of 15 or more if booking for the same concert at the same time.
Discounts are applied automatically at the time of booking, either online, over the phone or at the Bandstand Box Office. Membership Card remain the property of Eastbourne Borough Council

Codes of Conduct

We aim to provide a safe and comfortable environment for everyone to enjoy their visit You can help us do this by:

  1. Respecting the staff, the building, the contents and other visitors.
  2. Not smoking or vaping anywhere within the Bandstand or balconies.
  3. Not bringing your dogs into the bandstand, other than assistance dogs
  4. Not displaying anti-social behaviours
  5. Switch your mobile off or switched to silence once events and performances have begun.

Alcohol, Drinks and other Prohibited Items

Only alcohol and drinks that are purchased on the premises may be brought onto the premises. We reserve the right to search concert goers and confiscate then destroy any drinks brought or attempted to be brought onto the premises.
Glass or sharp implements are prohibited and will be confiscated.


  1. Some seats may have restricted views of the stage.
  2. Seats cannot be reserved.
  3. The level you enter the Bandstand on is the level you must stay on.
  4. We reserve the right to refuse admission on account of health and safety, environmental or security concerns at our discretion and to make changes to the advertised programme owing to circumstances beyond our reasonable control.
  5. Strobe lighting can cause epileptic fits.
  6. Loud music can damage hearing.
  7. CCTV is in operation on the premises for the purposes of crime prevention and detection.
  8. Eastbourne Borough Council accepts no responsibility for any personal property brought on to the premises.
  9. If there are no age restrictions advertised, the ticket buyer takes full responsibility for exposing the child to the content and context of the event.
  10. Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult.
  11. Some performances may have specific conditions of sale. These will be listed on the event pages for that event on this site and it is the responsibility of the ticket holder to check this before they purchase tickets.
  12. All performances dates, times, prices and artists are subject to change without notice.
  13. Scheduled concerts are usually at least an hour long.
  14. Government legistration

Refunds & Exchanges

We regret that tickets once purchased, cannot be refunded or exchanged. However, we will accept tickets for resale for a sell-out event , once resold the value of the tickets will be issued as customer credit less £2.00 admin charge. Tickets will be eligible for resale only after all of the venue's own tickets, for that event or concert, have been sold. Bad Weather The stage and parts of the venue are undercover and on average 98% of performances go ahead. Refunds will not be given due to inclement weather unless the event or concert is cancelled by the management.
If a concert or event is cancelled by the management due to adverse weather or any other exceptional circumstances before half of the scheduled concert has taken place then a refund will be offered. Refund Due to Cancelation Refunds must be claimed with 14 days of the scheduled performance. Covid-19 Refunds will not be given if the customer does not follow government COVID-19 guidelines for attendance at live events and the customer is not admitted or is excluded from the event for that reason.

Special Needs/Disabled

If person who requires assistance to access or move around the bandstand then their Carer/Assistant is entitled to a free PA ticket for this purpose. PA tickets can only be ordered online once registed for a PA Ticket, please call the Bandstand box office on 01323 410611 or pop into the Seafront Office. MORE INFO>>

Airshow Tickets

In addition to above:

  1. Tickets are not transferable
  2. Tickets must be shown to enter the seating area and are required for re-entry.
  3. Lost tickets will only be replaced on presentation of the original transaction receipt and reprints will be charged at 50p per ticket.
  4. Refunds or exchanges will not be offered on seats for any reason, including inclement weather and cancellations or amendments to the flying program.
  5. Chairs cannot be moved in any way.
  6. The viewing area is open from 11am-5.30pm only.
  7. Only registered assistance dogs are permitted into the seating area.
  8. For the comfort of other ticket holders, please refrain from smoking in the seating areas.

Gift Vouchers

  1. Vouchers are valid for 5 years from the date of issue or as per the date stated on your Gift Voucher(s).
  2. Expiry date on vouchers is non-extendable, vouchers that have expired will not be accepted.
  3. Specific voucher is valid only for use for its stated purposes, additional fees will apply for any alterations.
  4. Vouchers must be redeemed in full at the time of visit; Cash refunds is not available for part redeemed vouchers but may be placed on account as credit.
  5. Vouchers are non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash.

FOB Memberships

  1. FOB Members' discounts and special offers cannot be used in conjunction with other promotions.
  2. Priority booking is valid for Eastbourne bandstand events.
  3. Partner discounts are subject to change without notice.
  4. There are no additional per ticket booking fees.
  5. Some offers are only available by e-mail. Eastbourne Bandstand reserves the right to make changes to the benefits we offer.
  6. Members must log in first when booking online.
  7. One ticket discounted per member, per selected Eastbourne Bandstand events.
  8. Friends of the Bandstand discount is applied to the card holder's ticket only.
  9. Membership Card remain the property of Eastbourne Borough Council.
  10. Discounts can only applied at the time of booking, either online, over the phone or at the Bandstand Box Office and not retrospectively.
FOB Members Partner Discounts
  1. Daily Deckchair hire £1, excluding August.
  2. The Pavilion Cafe Bar - 10% discount on food & drinks (excluding promotions)
  3. The Stage Door Pub - 10% discount on food & drinks (excluding promotions)
  4. The DQ Cafe - 10% discount on food & drinks (excluding promotions)


COVID19 ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Before attending an Event, guests must familiarise themselves with and comply with the latest rules and guidance issued by the UK government regarding COVID19. By attending an Event at any of our venues, all guests are acknowledging their consent to, and agree to abide by, the safety precautions that have been adopted by that Venue, which may include (but not be limited to) wearing of face coverings and non-invasive COVID19 status certification checks. Safety measures for each venue are posted on our website for such venue and specific guest requirements will be set forth in the pre-visit email notifications. Failure to comply with any such precautions could result in guests being asked to leave the venue. We further reserve the right to refuse entry to any person that refuses to comply with our safety protocols. The safety measures that are being and have been introduced at our venues are intended to minimise the risk of contracting COVID19 but this risk cannot be completely eradicated. By purchasing a ticket for an Event, you are acknowledging that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID19 exists in any public place where people are present, and that you and those in your party voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID19 and agree not to hold Eastbourne Borough Council, the Venue, EBC Event Partners or any of their affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors or volunteers liable for any illness or injury.. Anyone attending an Event acknowledges that they do so at their own risk.


Website Policy

By using this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern Eastbourne Bandstand's relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website. The term 'Eastbourne Bandstand' or 'us' or 'we' refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is Eastbourne Borough Council, 1 Grove Road, Eastbourne, BN21 4TW. The term 'you' refers to the user or viewer of our website.

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