Venue Eastbourne Arndale Centre
Eastbourne RNLI fundraising team will have a table outside Sainsbury’s for the day. Information about RNLI will be available and there will a collection bucket to raise funds for our local life boat station.
The word Lammas is the old English for Loaf Mass. It is a celebration of the corn harvest and the earth’s bounty.
The Festival includes live music (folk, rock and jazz), a beer tent, Morris dancing, drumming and many stalls. On the Saturday, there will be a parade from the pier, along the seafront, to the western lawns, starting a 12 noon. This will include many people in fancy dress, giants and John Barleycorn.
The event is free but a collection is taken, with 50% in aid of Eastbourne RNLI. The other 50% funds next year’s event.