Thursday Firework Finale!

Thanks to the support of Bibendum, Dew Drop Inn , The Dolphin , The Eagle Eastbourne and Saffrons Sports Club, there will be a firework finale following the lighting of the jubilee beacon at 9.45pm outside Eastbourne Town Hall.

Stephen Holt, CEO of Your Eastbourne BID, said “We are absolutely delighted that thanks to the pubs in Little Chelsea and the Saffrons Sports Club we are able to bring a firework finale to Eastbourne’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations. The fireworks will be launched shortly after the we join the national jubilee beacon celebrations at 9.45pm outside the Town Hall. All day, you’ll be able to take a selfie with the official commemorative Beacon which will be on display in front of the stage, outside Bibendum.

“This is just one of the highlights though of our street party in Little Chelsea which is going to be non-stop fun and games from 12pm all the way through till 9:45pm. With live entertainment, sports day, dog shows, fancy dress competitions, a Royal Bear Hunt, arts and crafts and street entertainers, there will be something for all the family. It’s been great how the businesses in Little Chelsea have worked together to bring this event. So come down and enjoy our street party. The day promises to be such a special occasion, and now we have the perfect way to finish it.”

Shoes Simes, Owner of The Eagle and Dew Drop Inn, said “This is going to be such an amazing day, with everyone coming together to celebrate the Queen’s 70-year reign in style. The street party now has the perfect way to finish, literally ending with a bang! My thanks all the pubs in Little Chelsea for contributing!”

These fireworks will take place after the lighting of the official Platinum Jubilee beacon, which takes place at 9:30pm, coinciding with the other national beacon lightings. This display will be the final item on the program for the day. The Platinum Jubilee street party celebrations will also include live street entertainment, a royal bear hunt, a ‘best of British’ fancy dress competition and a dog show! Be sure to pop down to Little Chelsea on Thursday 2nd June at 12pm for tea, nibbles and a day to remember.