What’s on and where

The festival is held on Bexhill on Sea seafront at 2 specific areas all fairly close together:

The Bexhill Sailing Club to Galley Hill

To the side of the pavilion

FRIDAY EVENING 7.00 – 10.30
The Marquee on the Metropole Lawns

The Great Gatsby Ball
1920’s and 30’s DJ ‘The Swinging Detective’ will be your host for the evening.
Champagne Bar & Buffet will be available.
Early Bird entry tickets are £15.00
Tickets on the night £18.00
This event is for over 18’s only.

SATURDAY 12.00 -12.30

The Big Charleston Challenge Dance
The Savoy Kicks dance troupe will be on stage from midday teaching the Charleston dance moves.
It is a lot of fun for everyone to join in and it’s free. Please arrive from 11.30 for this event


SATURDAY 1.00 – 5.00
The Metropole Lawns
A Tea Dance with the 1920’s and 30’s DJ “The Swinging Detective”
Prizes for Best Dressed Lady, Best Dressed Gent & Best Dancers.


The Vintage Swing Night
Dylan Kirk and The Killers Rock n Roll
DJ Gypsy John
Early Bird Tickets are £7
Tickets on the night £10

SUNDAY MORNING 9.30 – 11.30
The Metropole Lawns Marquee

Free entry to the marquee. Coffee, pastries & breakfasts available


SUNDAY 1.00 – 5.00
The Metropole Lawns
Swing Street Band, Tim Wormley Healing, Jo Woods & Some Like it Hot and The BYG Band
Best Dressed Peaky Blinder & Best Dancer with prizes


The East Parade

Some of the best vintage traders in the UK will be back for 2019 trading along the seafront from 9am-6pm

There will also be various dance displays and musicians
Dance Moves
Diana Freedman School of Dance
The Drumskullz Drummers
Morris Dancers
The Hastings Old Town Ukulele Group
Stilt walker Mark Burford
Classic and Custom cars
Vintage Bikes
Funfair Rides
A food festival and bar

(The management reserve the right to alter the billed acts if and when it is necessary)


Entertainers during this event include:

The Sleepy Lagoon Orchestra (23 piece), Some like it Hotter, The Hastings Old Town Ukulele Group, My Charleston dance Troupe, The Wacky Band, Dance Moves, Diana Freedman School of Dance, The Swinging detective, Viv The Spiv, Swing Street Band, Abbey Ukuleles, Mark Burford Stilt Walker, Lipstick and Beatnicks, Tim Wormley Healing, Tap on Tap, Mark Caira, The Drumskullz Drumming Band, The Homefront Lindy Hoppers, Mish Mash Morris Dancers, The Maldon Ukuleles, Dylan Kirk and the Killers, Dj Gypsy John