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 29th July Starts 7:00PM Seasons Live Music with Fiona Hosford (Harpist) - Fiona’s repertoire ranges from Classical music, the Beatles, through to Light Jazz and popular Modern Classics.
Saturday 30th July Starts 2:00PM Waterfront Outside Live Music from Con Brio Jazz - Playing jazz standards, soul, bossa nova and gypsy jazz, Con Brio are known for their lively, genre-hopping, instrument swapping style.
Saturday 30th July Starts 9:00PM Garden Bar The Agenda - are a band formed in 2013 in the Hastings, East Sussex area. The Agenda perform New Wave, Punk and Mod classics and also some own material.
Sunday 31st July Starts 2:00PM Outside of Seasons Live Music from Andy Millen Jazz Trio - Enjoy an afternoon in the sunshine with the sound of Jazz music.
Tuesdays and Thursdays in School Summer Holidays Starts 1:00PM - 4:00PM Waterfront Table entertainers every Tuesday and Thursday throughout the School Summer Holidays. Magic and comedy. FREE at your table, inside or out.
Thursday 4th August Starts 7:00PM Simply Italian Rat Pack Tribute Night – Enjoy an evening of live music and Italian food. Call to book on: 01323 470911
Friday 5th August Starts 7:00PM Seasons Live Music Faldie Adams - playing an eclectic mix of acoustic Spanish flamenco and contemporary guitar tunes, Faldie really delivers a great evening of live acoustic music with something for every taste!
Saturday 6th August Starts 9:00PM Garden Bar Bang Tidy are a four piece band based around East and West Sussex covering rock/ pop / new wave and classics to the likes of Bryan Adams, The Jam, Queen, Squeeze and many more.
Saturday 6th August Starts 1:30PM and 3:00PM Waterfront Toy Story’s Buzz Lightyear and Sheriff Woody visit The Waterfront. Bring the kids!
Sunday 7th August Starts 2:00PM Waterfront Live Music from Abi Flynn Duo - Great Jazz vocals from Abi accompanied by Dan on guitar. Perfect music for a sunny afternoon.
Wednesday 10th August Starts 7:00PM Simply Italian Rat Pack Tribute Night – Enjoy an evening of live music and Italian food. Call to book on: 01323 470911
Friday 12th August Starts 7:00PM Seasons Live Music from Gary Wonfor - Come and join us for supper and FREE live music at Seasons from 7pm. This Friday we have an evening with Garry Wonfor, the ever-popular singer/guitarist and one half of Eastbourne duo Stray Dogs.
Saturday 13th August 12:30PM and 2:00PM Waterfront Punch and Judy LIVE shows with Ray Sparks. Great summer entertainment for all the family.
Saturday 13th August Starts 9:00PM Garden Bar The Do Theys – are a four piece good time band with a versatile repertoire ranging from Buddy Holly and Chuck Berry, through to The Foo Fighters and Stereophonics with Stevie Wonder, Bruno Mars and many others inbetween!
Sunday 14th August Starts 2:00PM Waterfront Live Music Faldie Adams - playing an eclectic mix of acoustic Spanish flamenco and contemporary guitar tunes, Faldie really delivers a great evening of live acoustic guitar with something for every taste!
Sunday 14th August Starts 12 Noon Outside of Seasons Live Music Loose Ends - The local four-piece band will be playing live music in the Sunday sunshine.
Thursday 18th August Starts 7:00PM Simply Italian Rat Pack Tribute Night – Enjoy an evening of live music and Italian food. Call to book on: 01323 470911
Friday 19th August 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 20th and Sunday 21st August Starts 10:00AM - 5:00PM Waterfront Discover the wealth of talent from our local harbour artists on the lower promenade.
Saturday 20th August Starts 9:00PM Garden Bar Live Music Revival are a six piece Brighton covers band playing Rock, Soul, Indie and Pop covers.
Sunday 21st August Starts 2:00PM Waterfront Live Music from Mel Hayes Guitarist/Singer - playing an eclectic repertoire of classic pop hits and some of her own compositions, Mel has an engaging acoustic style that we know you’ll all love.
Tuesday 23rd August Starts 7:00PM Ganges Restaurant King of Swing by Ian Gallagher – 4 course unlimited meal for £19.99 per person. Call to book on: 01323 479988/479808 or email: gangesatharbour@yahoo.co.uk
Thursday 25th August Starts 7:00PM Simply Italian Rat Pack Tribute Night – Enjoy an evening of live music and Italian food. Call to book on: 01323 470911
Friday 26th August Starts 7:00PM Seasons Live Music from Oliver Robinson (Guitarist/Singer) - enjoy an evening of brilliant acoustic music.
Saturday 27th August Starts 2:00PM Waterfront 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 27th and Sunday 28th August All Day Waterfront Come and meet Daryl Farmer who is about to take part in the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge and row, single-handed, 3,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean from La Gomera in the Canary Islands to Antigua. Daryl is taking part in this gruelling Challenge in the memory of his Mum who was lost to kidney cancer in 2012. He is also raising lots of money (hopefully) for his favourite charities, the East Sussex Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service and the Peter Andre Fund for Cancer Research. The Waterfront are proud to support this wonderful cause and we will have Daryl’s 7-metre, purpose-built rowing vessel ‘Bojangles’ on display along with a team from the wildlife charity and Daryl himself. Come along and speak to Daryl and find-out more about the Challenge and the work of the Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service. We know you will be impressed by the effort involved and we hope you will be happy to donate a little money to these very worthy causes. For more details please visit Daryl’s website at: www.rowers-ark.com
Sunday 28th August Starts 1:30PM and 3:00PM Waterfront Meet Elsa and Olaf from Frozen! Have your picture taken with your favourite Frozen characters. Donations to charity welcome.
Sunday 28th August Starts 2:00PM Outside of Seasons Live Music from Matt Wilson with his Gypsy Jazz Guitar for you to relax to in the summer sunshine.
Dates Events Venue Time
Monthly Sovereign Ward Councillors Surgeries Simply Italian, The Waterfront 10:30am to 12:30pm
Weds-Sun NEW Evening Menu in Seasons. Seasons From 5pm, call 01323 471948, or email info@seasonseastbourne.com for details.
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
Weekly Sovereign Harbour Debating Society Simply Italian, The Waterfront Wednesdays 3pm
Weekly Sovereign Harbour Cookery Club Seamoor's Wine Bar, The Waterfront Mondays 10pm
Weekly Sovereign Harbour Cookery Club (Food Intolerance) Simply Italian, The Waterfront Mondays 3pm
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
    www.gringosgrill.co.uk
  • Harbour Boat Trips
    07790 077019
  • The Harvester
    traditional family restaurant and bar area.
    01323 470074
    www.harvester.co.uk
  • 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
    www.hearinglink.org

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