Eastbourne launches its Christmas period.on Wednesday – and it’s going to be great!

Eastbourne’s Lightning Fibre Ice Rink – the first real ice rink in over a decade held at Eastbourne’s Enterprise Shopping Centre – opens on Wednesday 1st of December at 9.45am.Already over 5,000 people have booked their tickets (

Don’t forget to book yours at www.visiteastbournetickets.co.uk/icerink)

The rink will be opened by Father Christmas before we open to members of the public for our first day of trading.

We will also be turning on Elf Radio, which will play Christmas music and business adverts every day throughout the town centre from 10am to 6pm.

At 4pm on Wednesday 1st December we will also be turning on the UK’s first ever outdoor Interactive Christmas Tree, funded by the European Regional Development Fund Welcome Back Fund. This tree will be fully mapped with over 9,000 LEDs and will display an amazing array of colours as well as seasonal messages. The lights will be turned on by a member of the public, along with Ratton School who are raising money for their school performance.