Visit The Waterfront, Sovereign Harbour for shopping, eating, drinking, relaxing, walking and so much more - every day!

Sovereign Harbour is northern Europe’s largest composite marina complex and boasts four linked harbours, a large FREE car park and the hugely popular Waterfront retail and restaurant development.

Ideal as a day out for the whole family, The Waterfront has an impressive range of shops, galleries, boat-sales, cafes, restaurants and bars, along with a luxury hair studio, boat tours and charters.

Rain or shine, day or night, seven days a week, you and the family will have a great time at The Waterfront, Sovereign Harbour, Eastbourne.

A video tour around The Waterfront

What's on at a glance

Dates Time Venue Event
Friday 28th April Starts 7:00PM Seasons Live Music from Jennifer Clarke (Singer/Keyboards/Guitarist)- a professional solo singer who plays keyboards, piano and acoustic guitar. She plays original material, pop, soul, r’n’b and country covers in a relaxed and chilled set.
Saturday 29th April Starts 7:00PM Seasons Seasons Soul Night - Join us in Seasons from 7pm and enjoy some classic soul sound-tracks and videos from all your favourite artists! Sing along to all your favourites and have a boogie on our dance-floor!
Bank Holiday Monday 1st May Starts 1:30PM and 3:00PM The Waterfront Meet Mickey and Minnie Mouse at 1:30pm and 3:00pm. They are happy to have their pictures taken with the children and there is no charge, however, a small donation to the RNLI would be appreciated.
Friday 5th May Starts 7:00PM Seasons Live Music from Owen Donovan - Irish Singer/Songwriter. His unique voice and acoustic music he blends the songs you know and love with his own style.
Saturday 6th May Starts 9:00PM Garden Bar The Dirty Rascals (formally Devil's Queen) are a rock come punk covers band based in a East Sussex playing live at the Garden Bar.
Sunday 7th May Starts 2:00PM - 5:00PM The Waterfront Visit The Waterfront on Sunday 7th May and be warmly welcomed the effervescent sounds of The Denis Primet jazz band. Playing alfresco at the entrance to The Waterfront you can take a seat inside or out at one of the nearby restaurants, bars or cafes and enjoy some great music.
Friday 12th May Starts 7:00PM Seasons Live Music from Kane Taylor - Acoustic Guitarist. Kane is a self-taught acoustic soloist based in East Sussex. He will be performing a variety of folk, classical, country and jazz instrumentals so come and join us for supper from 7pm.
Saturday 13th May Starts 9:00PM Garden Bar The Southern Blues Kings style of music is influenced by West Coast Swing / Jump and Chicago Style Blues. This style of music draws it’s influence from the Big Bands of the 1930’s and 40’s and the Chicago Blues masters.
Thursday 18th May Starts 7:00PM Simply Italian Live Music with Alan Costiga Comical Opera - Normal Menu. Call to book on: 01323 470911
Friday 19th May Starts 7:00PM Seasons Live Music from Stuart Bligh - Singer/Guitarist. Stuart Bligh, admits to being a huge Stevie Ray Vaughan fan. Following in the SRV tradition, he takes pure, classic blues music and injects it with a raw excitement. Stuart has been compared, by press and enthusiastic fans alike, with Hendrix as well as SRV but he plays down such grandiose comparisons.
Saturday 20th May Starts 9:00PM Garden Bar Enjoy Live Music from Sam Calver who is a singer/songwriter/producer based in East Sussex.
Friday 26th May Starts 7:00PM Seasons Live Music from Joel White - Singer/Guitarist. An experienced performer, Joel will be playing an eclectic mix of funky jazz tones with a soulful delivery. He has a passion for music and high standards of musical expression that draw on influences from across a wide spectrum of musicians including B.B. Kings blues to Steve Vai's virtuosity to Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder, Michael Buble, Van Halen, The Beatles, Smokey Robinson and countless others.
Saturday 27th May Starts 9:00PM Garden Bar Big Blue - The Big Blue play a wide and varied repertoire within the blues / rock genre.
Bank Holiday Monday 29th May Starts 1:30PM and 3:00PM The Waterfront Meet Minions at 1:30pm and 3:00pm. They are happy to have their pictures taken with the children and there is no charge, however, a small donation to the RNLI would be appreciated.
May, June Times throughout the day and evening Unit 24, The Waterfront Basic Life Support and Defibrillator Awareness

Session Venue - Unit 24, The Waterfront, Sovereign Harbour, Eastbourne – Max 12 persons per session. Block bookings possible.

Dates / Times

May 15th - Monday
7:00PM – 8:30PM

May 20th - Saturday
11:00AM – 12:30PM

June 12th - Monday
7:00PM – 8:30PM

June 18th - Sunday
2:00PM – 3:30PM

All places are offered FREE of charge Places are on a first come basis. However, we do ask for a donation for the British Heart Foundation.
This helps to pay for equipment and enables them to continue their work.
To Book your Place - Contact: FIRST RESPONSE LEARNING Ltd
Tel: 01323 471 308

Dates Events Venue Time
Monthly Sovereign Ward Councillors Surgeries Simply Italian, The Waterfront 10:30am to 12:30pm
Sunday lunchtime Special Sunday Lunch Buffet for £9.99 per person at Ganges Indian Restaurant. Ganges Sunday Lunchtime, call 01323 479988 for details.
Weekly Age Concern Walking for Wellness 3 mile circular walk from Sovereign Harbour Meet outside Bright Ideas gift shop at the Waterfront Thursdays 10am
Weekly East Sussex Mobile Library with Internet access and computer lessons Car park opposite Yacht Club Tuesdays 2pm to 4pm
Dates Events Venue Dates
Weekly Table entertainers between 1pm and 4pm. Magic and comedy. FREE at your table, inside or out. All Waterfront restaurants

Tuesdays and Thursdays

  • Bright Ideas Gallery
    works of art and exclusive gifts.
    01323 471080
  • Bright Ideas Magenta
    ladies fashions, shoes, gloves and accessories.
    01323 471945
  • The Chippy
    serving traditional fish and chips.
    01323 478151
  • Di Lieto’s Coffee Lounge
    a traditional coffee lounge, sandwich bar and ice cream parlour.
    01323 470990
  • Gringos
    American bar & grill.
    01323 478151
  • Harbour Boat Trips
    07790 077019
  • The Harvester
    traditional family restaurant and bar area.
    01323 470074
  • Pablo’s
    quality Mediterranean food.
    01323 470400
  • Seamoors
    wine and music bar, large screen TV.
    01323 470271
  • Ganges Indian Restaurant
    contemporary Indian cuisine.
    01323 479988 or 01323 479808
  • The Garden Bar
    smart casual dress, over 21s.
    01323 479822
  • Inner Beauty
    beauty and pampering
    01323 479451
  • Hearing Link
    head office of a national charity for hearing loss.
    0300 111 1113

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