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All Saints Life Last chance to buy at All Saints Time is running out to buy a beautiful, converted property at Berkeley’s prestigious All Saints development in Meads Village, Eastbourne. There are a very limited number of unique two bedroom apartments, perfectly combining traditional architecture with modern design.

he popularity of All Saints has seen the development experience an exceptional sales success, with only a limited number of homes for sale. Anyone wishing to own a historic home combining the best of traditional architecture with modern living, in beautifully landscaped grounds, will need to act fast. All Saints recently saw the completion of a four year labour of love, combining the grandeur of Victorian architecture with the very best in modern living. Built in 1869 and originally designed by architect Henry Woodyer, this significant landmark building had fallen into disrepair until it was sensitively converted into a unique collection of homes unrivalled in the area. It has now been restored to its original Victorian glory by Berkeley (Southern) Ltd, working closely with English Heritage and a team of

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highly skilled craftsmen, including local company Priest Restoration, which has previously worked on historic buildings such as Kensington Palace and Somerset House. Each home at All Saints is individually designed to blend authentic period features with the best of stylish modern interiors, offering a variety of layouts that take advantage of the building’s heritage while providing living space that is practical. Architectural features, such as turrets, have been integrated into homes as modern functional spaces, such as shower and laundry rooms. The exterior cloisters have also been used effectively, acting as covered terraces and balconies for selected homes and offering sensational views over the South Downs or towards the sea. Kevin Redmond, Head of Sales at All Saints, comments: “There has

been incredibly strong demand at All Saints. There are only a handful of homes left so anybody who wishes to live in a unique, converted home and own a slice of history needs to move quickly to avoid disappointment. “This really is the last chance to buy, and there are simply no other developments anywhere near the calibre of All Saints in the area.” Within each unique home are all the modern comforts one would expect, from integrated kitchen appliances to underfloor heating. The bathrooms are finished to Berkeley’s signature high specification and many of the bedrooms have fitted wardrobes and ensuite facilities. Berkeley’s attention to detail extends to the impressive communal areas. One of the magnificent entrance halls has been returned to its Victorian splendour, a process that took hundreds of man-hours

to complete, and the original geometric tiled floor design was painstakingly recreated from historic photographic records. There is also a library where residents can meet each other or greet guests, and an on-site gym. The private chapel has also been completely restored and will now be used as an exciting venue for an ongoing programme of cultural events. The splendour of the building is complemented by beautifully landscaped grounds which include communal courtyards, designed to encourage wildlife and biodiversity, while creating a tranquil environment for its residents.

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All outside space is professionally maintained by the estate management service, so residents can enjoy the gardens without having to do anything to maintain them. It all adds up to some of the finest restored properties available on the South Coast. For more information or to book your personal appointment at the show home, please contact the Sales & Marketing suite on 01323 749521 or visit www.allsaints-eastbourne.co.uk. The Sales & Marketing suite is open Thursday to Monday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, by appointment only.

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Local Community

All Saints Life NEWS IN BRIEF

Building a community Berkeley’s philosophy is to build not only homes, but living, sustainable communities that become an integral part of the wider community.

Building a community Living, sustainable communities that become an integral part of the area. page 2 An extra pair of hands at All Saints Innovative concierge service at All Saints. page 3 Food and drink Review of two gourmet providers in Eastbourne. page 4 Something for everyone at All Saints A development that ticks all the boxes. page 5 Creating heavenly interiors Architectural features blended with modern amenities and conveniences. page 6 The discreet charm of Eastbourne The South Coast is becoming increasing popular. page 7 Eastbourne’s event diary Guide to the Spring/Summer at All Saints and Eastbourne page 8

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t All Saints this ethos is reflected not only in the restoration of the building so it reclaims its status as a landmark within Meads Village, but also in the creation of beautiful communal areas for residents to use and enjoy, and amenities that benefit the wider local community as well. The main communal entrance hall is now as imposing as it was in its Victorian heyday. The original doors and hinges were stripped back, repaired and painted to a high quality finish, a task which took hundreds of man-hours to complete. Old Victorian patterned ceramic tiled floors have been recreated using old photographs and historical records. The restoration of the ornate iron balustrades also shows Berkeley’s careful attention to detail. They were electronically analysed by specialist architectural paint researchers, Crick Smith, to establish the exact colour and patterns used to decorate the original staircase. An expert sign writer then painted the intricate, highly decorative pattern onto the ironwork, a delicate process which took over a month to complete. Finally, a small section was left in its original state to demonstrate the authenticity of the restoration.

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“The creation of an exciting cultural venue at the restored Chapel will link us to the community, and we hope that residents will use the concierge service to discover and connect with the exciting world on their doorstep.” The Victorian Chapel has also been fully restored and now serves as an exciting events and exhibition space both for residents and the local community. A full programme of cultural events, including art exhibitions and classical music recitals is now in place. The Chapel is also available for hire for private events and has been used as a location by a local band for filming a music video. Residents have access to a communal library, where they can work or read one of the many books available, as well as a residents only gym. The beautiful gardens have been designed to attract wildlife and encourage biodiversity, important since the adjacent South Downs are one of the rarest and most distinctive habitats in Britain. As well as private terraces and balconies, they feature communal courtyards that encourage residents to mingle and enjoy these tranquil green spaces with their views over the English Channel and the South Downs together. All Saints has a dedicated Concierge service that can assist residents with day-to-day necessities such as dry cleaning or deliveries as well as providing recommendations on where to eat and current events in Eastbourne and Sussex. Kevin Redmond, Head of Sales at All Saints, comments: “After its closure All Saints had deteriorated to a point where it contributed little to the life or the visual appearance of the area. Careful restoration has returned it to its Victorian glory and the landscaped grounds have re-integrated the building into the surrounding neighbourhood. “The creation of an exciting cultural venue at the restored Chapel will link us to the community, and we hope that residents will use the concierge service to discover and connect with the exciting world on their doorstep.”

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Service

An extra pair of hands at All Saints Residents at All Saints can count on an extra pair of hands when it comes to help with every day errands and tasks, with an innovative Concierge service that combines the convenience of a five-star hotel style concierge with the cost effectiveness of a pay-as-you go system.

he service is managed by local residents Mark and Carrie Bird (pictured above), who have over 25 years experience of providing customer service, event organisation and public relations, and will provide ideas and inspiration to enable residents to get the most out of enjoying life at All Saints, as well as access to the cultural possibilities that the area has to offer. Kevin Redmond, Head of Sales at All Saints, comments: “We wanted to create a genuinely useful concierge service which was tailor made to each one of our residents’ needs. Many of our buyers are second home owners who do not want to be paying a service charge for a porter they rarely use, but do want to access local expertise and insider knowledge to enable them to make the most of the Eastbourne area during their weekend visits.” The Concierge service is available exclusively to residents

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of All Saints. It provides a cost effective solution for taking care of day-to-day tasks, which can range from linen changing, ironing and even dog walking. However, the service will also allow residents to take advantage of everything that the area of Eastbourne has to offer and provide a much wider range of lifestyle services. This could be anything from personal shopping, arranging bespoke experiences in the local area, booking tickets for shows, making difficult to secure restaurant reservations and sourcing the very best local gourmet foods that are available. Carrie Bird comments: “We are committed to making a genuine difference to the lives of residents at All Saints by not only taking the time and hassle out of every day chores but also by helping people to get the most out of Eastbourne. “We provide a service with all the qualities of a five-star hotel, whether the request is booking

travel, gift buying, organising a dinner party or even arranging for residents to go out on a local boat to catch lobsters. “Mark and I are passionate about Eastbourne and what it has to offer. There are so many exciting discoveries to be made, including small delicatessens stocking beautiful local produce rivalling anything found in London. “Our service is simple: we take care of the mundane to free up your time and then provide you with inspiration and access to interesting and unusual activities.” With the lifestyle of All Saints’ residents in mind, the Concierge service aims to combine the ultimate in convenience, with a friendly and personal service. This means that purchasers at the development may be buying a weekend retreat or holiday home and will not want to pay high service charges for a Concierge which they will rarely use during the week, but instead they may

“We wanted to create a genuinely useful Concierge service which was tailormade to each one of our residents’ needs. Many of our buyers are second home owners who do not want to be paying a service charge for a porter they rarely use, but do want to access local expertise and insider knowledge to enable them to make the most of the Eastbourne area during their weekend visits.” want to access local expertise and insider knowledge to enable them to make the most of the Eastbourne area during their weekend visits. Residents will be able to choose from two levels of service at All Saints – the Gold Service and Platinum Service. Residents using the Gold Service will be able to access assistance on a pay-as-you go basis between 9:30am and 4:30pm, Monday through to Saturday. Charges start

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from as little as £10 per hour and will rise to £25 if the service requires out of local area travelling. The Concierge service is also able to liaise with third party service providers subject to a 25% service charge. The Platinum Service is for residents with extensive requirements for assistance, providing a personal assistant style service for a set monthly fee of £200, around the clock 365 days per year.

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Food and Drink

Cooden Cellars Wine merchants Cooden Cellars have been providing real choice for customers in Eastbourne for over a decade. Founder Colin Barnes, who boasts over 20 years experience in the wine industry, stocks a number of local producers as well as carrying up to 1,000 wines, which offer variety during each season. olin Barnes comments: "I’ve been in the wine trade for 21 years and prior to that I had my own restaurant with my wife, which is how I originally became involved with wines. “We stock local producers, including the award winning East Sussex sparkling wines from Ridgeview Estate and Breaky Bottom, along with Beachy Head beers. From West Sussex comes Nyetimber sparkling wines and the still wines of Bolney Estate and from just over the border in Kent,

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Chapel Down wines and beers. “Shortly to be added are the sparkling wines of Bluebell Estate. “We carry up to 1,000 wines which vary according to season

“Our wines come from all around the world including countries such as Switzerland, France, Italy, Spain, Australia, Argentina and the USA.”

and around 100 spirits. Our wines come from all around the world including countries such as Switzerland, France, Italy, Spain, Australia, Argentina and the USA. “During summer, the accent is white and rosés, but these days customers are buying rosés all year round, this category is seeing an increase in sales across the UK. “Like a lot of other towns, most wines purchased are from the supermarkets as a convenience factor. We hope we have added

to the choice for people who have a real interest in wines.” Some exciting vinous times lie ahead for wine connoisseurs in Eastbourne, with the largest vineyard in Europe about to be planted with vines for sparkling wines between Eastbourne and the Cuckmere Valley. Around 600 acres were purchased in 2010 at Rathfinney Farm, costing around £3.5 million. Having previously lived in London, Colin can relate to the different way of life in Eastbourne and the pleasure local people take in the area.

Colin comments: “Having spent most of my life working in London to be able to commute along the beach just gives such a wonderful sense of not really going to work, but it’s the local people who can make life so rewarding. “I remember one Australian visitor remarking how relaxed everyone was in Eastbourne, having spent the previous couple of weeks in London on business.”

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Frith and Little Just outside of Eastbourne, nestled in a little village on the Downs, lies East Dean, with the delicatessen Frith and Little stocking the best produce available. ndy Frith runs Frith and Little with his wife Kathy Little. Having worked in the food and catering industry for over 25 years, he is able to offer expertise on stocking the best products, as well as the attractive area where he both lives and works. Frith and Little stocks some of the best food and drink in the area, bringing in bread from a baker in Bexhill and wine from Cooden Cellars in Eastbourne. Andy comments: “We are a delicatessen, so we sell specialist high end items. For example, Spanish and Italian products that are also sold in places like Harrods and we also have a big cheese counter. “We sell a lot of local produce, including chutney and cheeses.

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We have an artisan baker, who is probably one of the best bakers in the country, whose bread we use from Bexhill. We also stock wines from Cooden Cellars. “We have plenty of award winning local products and only sell something local if it is good.” Summer and Autumn are noted as a particularly busy time in East Dean, as the warm weather attracts plenty of visitors from Eastbourne. Andy comments: “We are on the outside of East Dean, nestled in a little village on the Downs, where we have beautiful countryside and the Seven Sisters cliffs. “We are here in East Dean because of my parents. Kathy and I were looking all over the country for a delicatessen and we found somewhere in Suffolk, but it was

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just by chance that my mum rang while she was having a drink in East Dean and she saw a ‘to let’ sign in a shop that she thought would be ideal. We came down the same day and knowing the area from my parents, we knew it was the right spot and bought the shop. “During the Summer and Autumn, we get plenty of people walking over the Downs to visit East Dean and generally, when people stay in Eastbourne, they often make a trip out to East Dean because it is so picturesque here. You have the Thai restaurant and the sheep centre and people come here because it is so beautiful; it is the quintessential village green.” Visit: www.frithandlittle.com

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Lifestyle

Something for everyone at All Saints All Saints has something for everyone, from downsizers to retirees or those who just want to enjoy the historic surroundings and beautiful Sussex countryside. he picturesque setting that All Saints provides appealed to Brenda Haw, 74, when she recently moved back to the UK after spending seven years in France. The natural beauty and tranquillity of Eastbourne offered an ideal setting for Brenda to carry out her profession as an artist. Brenda also sought out the advice of her architect son before moving into All Saints, as he gave his seal of approval on the converted development before she bought a two bedroom home. Brenda comments:“One of my sons is an architect and he knows my tastes very well. He told me that the apartment was truly unique and ticked all the boxes. The conversion is fantastic and combines all of the period features I like such as the high gothic windows and big old metal beams with the modern conveniences I need.” “I used to illustrate for a publisher, but I don’t do that anymore; I just paint now and I don’t have any deadlines. I can work from home and it means I can take full advantage of the wonderful, relaxing scenery in Eastbourne when I paint.”

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Jane and Michael Worsley also saw the benefits of buying at All Saints when they purchased a two bedroom duplex home. The couple downsized from their period three bedroom house in East Dean Village, which led them towards buying the ground floor show apartment. Jane comments: “Our new home is very well designed. Although an apartment, we have our own front door. This opens into a ground floor suite which consists of a double bedroom, huge walk-in wardrobe, spacious and well-fitted bathroom, laundry room and a cupboard under the stairs. These stairs lead up to a gracious living area with a vaulted ceiling and original windows and fireplace. There is also another double bedroom, shower room and delightful modern kitchen. “We love the fact that All Saints is so close to Meads Village. Eastbourne has many attractions, which include the beach and seafront, Towner Art Gallery, several theatres and lovely surrounding countryside of the South Downs.” It was a case of downsizing made easy for Christopher Robbins and his wife Doreen when they moved into a two bedroom duplex home at

All Saints, falling in love with their new home straightaway. The architectural heritage of All Saints really stood out for the couple, as well as the thriving community spirit and a prime location only minutes from the sea. Christopher comments: “We had been looking at other much more expensive properties, which we nearly put down deposits for, that did not even come close to matching our home at All Saints. “The old hospital looks like a large mansion house and its conversion makes it a really unique development. We bought the property to downsize from our previous home, as the garden we had was simply too much work and we wanted more money for our retirement. We now have a much larger garden and don’t have to do anything to maintain it. It's much more relaxing for us at All Saints. “Our new home is on the corner next to the entrance gate so we have met most of the people that live here. We also only live a couple of hundred yards from the sea in Eastbourne and certainly take advantage of that.”

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If anyone can, the handyman can at All Saints On hand to apply the needed touch to all maintenance requirements at All Saints, residents can take extra comfort from being able to call upon the services of their handyman Rob Wilkins. ob has become a familiar face since joining All Saints in September 2011 and is looking forward to getting around and meeting all the residents. Rob has 30 years experience in the construction industry, many as a Site Manager and working on a variety of projects which include residential and commercial. He comments: “As the handyman at All Saints, I’m

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involved in quite a few projects in and around the development to ensure that the presentation is correct. “There are many tasks that need to be undertaken and handled as the handyman each day, which includes making sure the lighting works, carrying out daily inspections and checking if there are any contractors on site.

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“I’ve met a lot of the residents from All Saints and there’s a wonderful community here. I work on-site at All Saints throughout the week and am always on hand to help the residents with any maintenance situations on the development itself, as well as carrying out a light bulb changing service.”

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Property Feature

Creating heavenly interiors Every home has been individually designed to carefully blend original architectural features with modern amenities and conveniences.

he homes at All Saints feature a wide choice of layouts that utilise period detail without sacrificing comfort or style, creating an individual identity for each home while maintaining the building’s integrity. For example, in some units spiral staircases add period charm, while in others quirky, unconventionally shaped areas such as turrets have been converted into shower rooms, laundry rooms or wine cellars. Kevin Redmond, Head of Sales at All Saints, comments: “We made great efforts not only to restore the historical building, but also to find ideal specification solutions, from kitchen and worktop styles, to complementary ceramic tiling and bathroom suites that would best suit each home.

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“The homes include sustainable materials, insulation and technology creating a desirable modern living environment within a historically recognised location.” “The homes include sustainable materials, insulation and technology creating a desirable modern living environment within a historically recognised location.” Modern comforts can be found throughout each home, from integrated kitchen appliances to underfloor heating. The bathrooms feature white Villeroy & Boch sanitaryware and chrome Hansgrohe fittings and many of the bedrooms have fitted wardrobes and ensuite facilities. While no two homes are exactly the same, with subtle nuances of size and shape adding to their individuality, all are finished to the high specification and quality typical of Berkeley developments and will form a suitable canvas for a wide range of decorative styles, from the modern and sleek to traditional comfort.

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Recreation

The discreet charm T of Eastbourne Eastbourne is changing. The grande dame of the South Coast is becoming increasingly popular with a new, diverse and discerning public who appreciate her elegant charm.

here’s a lot to enjoy and appreciate. A glorious seaside location makes it ideal for summer days on the beach and in the water, whether you favour a gentle saunter on the promenade, paddling in the shallows or more active watersports such as windsurfing, kite surfing or sailing. The lovely natural setting is complemented by Eastbourne’s elegant Victorian architecture, especially the seafront, where the historic promenade and pier complete with Winter Garden and immaculate floral displays are perennial attractions. In an ironic twist Eastbourne’s pier was also used as a location for the Leonie remake of the film “Brighton Rock” since it was more suitable for the period of the film, than its larger, brasher South Coast neighbour.

‘The lovely natural setting is complemented by Eastbourne’s elegant Victorian architecture, especially the seafront.’ Each year the town plays host to high profile events which draw thousands of visitors from across the country. The AEGON International tennis tournament is a key warm-up event ahead of Wimbledon and the world famous ‘Airbourne’ festival takes place every August. When it comes to leisure activities, Eastbourne has plenty to keep golfers happy with a choice of three superb golf courses in the area – The Royal Eastbourne Golf Club, Willingdon Golf Club and Eastbourne Downs Golf Club.

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‘Magnificent Motors’ brings an impressive array of vintage motor cars to the seafront over May Bank Holiday weekend, while the fit and athletic can participate in the Beachy Head marathon, over one of the toughest courses in the UK in the Autumn. Eastbourne has a thriving cultural scene. The Eastbourne Festival in the spring showcases work by local artists and performers. The recently opened Towner Gallery hosts contemporary art exhibitions as well as workshops and events and attracts over 100,000 visitors per year. The town also boasts five theatres with an extensive line up of live entertainment as well as numerous museums and visitor attractions. Opera at the nearby Glyndebourne Festival draws a global audience each year. Budding musicians can also use the ICC recording studio in the town centre, used by artists including Sir Paul McCartney. The newly restored Chapel at All Saints in Meads Village will also be holding a regular series of cultural activities including music recitals and art exhibitions. Eastbourne is also the gateway to the recently designated South Downs National Park. The park boasts some of the most breathtaking scenery on the south coast including Beachy Head and Seven Sisters Country Park as well as the South Downs Way, a 90 mile trail taking in local landmarks such as the Holywell Retreat and the Long Man of Wilmington. It is also a good base for exploring the English Channel, whether in small sailboats or a cross-channel ferry. The gourmet and the wine buff are not forgotten. Eastbourne is a haven for good quality food, boasting a wide selection of excellent restaurants, cafés, hotels, delicatessens and wine merchants. Local producers and suppliers offer a wide range of produce from the Sussex countryside and the sea, as well as some of the best wine produced in the UK, all of which adds to the high quality of local life. Much of the area’s outstanding produce is on show at the Eastbourne Beer Festival in the Autumn which offers food tastings as well as the chance to sample beers, wine and ciders. Whether you are looking to spend a lazy day taking in the sea air, indulge yourself with super-fresh seafood, or enjoy a weekend full of adrenaline producing activities, Eastbourne has something to offer for everyone.

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Leisure / Entertainment

Lagoon Water Sports Eastbourne is renowned for being a popular seaside resort and one way to take advantage is to enjoy the many coastline watersport activities. to be able to skipper their own boat. The day skipper is probably our most popular course, because

“There are a lot of activities and training sessions to take part in such as powerboating and dinghy sailing. We also cater for groups who just want to charter a boat for the day and sail off the coast. We run two-day courses to learn how to drive a powerboat and we also do practical and theory training.” it gives you a license to drive a boat. A lot of people that want an introduction can take our weekend two-day course.”

19th – 20th Eastbourne Cycling Festival About: The Eastbourne Cycling Festival offers cyclists the chance to take part in a series of free events, including time trials and road races. Location: Western Lawns, King Edwards Parade, Eastbourne Time: 10:00am – 17:00pm www.visiteastbourne.com

17th Olympic Torch Relay About: Residents and visitors are invited to welcome the Olympic Flame and share in the excitement of the Olympic Torch Relay. Location: 1 Grove Road, Eastbourne www.visiteastbourne.com

Visit: www.lagoon.co.uk JUNE 2012 2nd – 4th Eastbourne Fiesta and Diamond Jubilee About: Eastbourne’s Spring Fiesta is a fusion of cultural experiences. Working with Eastbourne Cultural Communities Network, this seafront event will offer a variety of entertainment. Location: Eastbourne Western Lawns www.visiteastbourne.com

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AUGUST 2012 9th – 12th Airbourne About: The world’s biggest free seafront air show returns in August with 4 days of spectacular flying and it’s all FREE! Featuring the best of the RAF and international display teams across the eight miles length of seafront and over national beauty spot Beach Head. Location: Eastbourne Seafront, King Edwards Parade, Eastbourne, East Sussex www.visiteastbourne.com

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We run two-day courses to learn how to drive a powerboat and we also do practical and theory training. “Generally speaking, it takes about 15 days worth of training for people to get the right experience

JULY 2012 14th – 15th Eastbourne Extreme About: Eastbourne Extreme is the south coast’s coolest, fastest and most intense free sports festival is back with a vengeance. Location: Princes Park & Eastern Seafront, Royal Parade & Prince William Parade, Eastbourne www.visiteastbourne.com

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16th – 23rd AEGON International Tennis About: The AEGON International, set within Devonshire Park in the centre of Eastbourne, offers exceptional world class men’s and women’s tennis. Location: Devonshire Park www.lta.org.uk/fans-major-events

MAY 2012 12th Diamond Jubilee Cream Tea in All Saints Chapel About: A fundraiser for the Friends of Eastbourne Hospital. Outside on the Chapel lawn there will be stalls from the fête selling a variety of goods such as plants, cakes, stamps, cards, silver and jewellery - and much more. Tickets are available in advance on 417400 ext 4696 or available on the door for £5 or £6.50 (dependant on choice of tea). Location: All Saints Chapel Time: 1.30pm to 4.30pm www.allsaintschapel.co.uk

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ebastian Rouse, Director at Lagoon Water Sports, comments: “Beachy Head and the Seven Sisters cliff make for a dramatic coastline locally. “You also have a bit of protection as well with the sheltered waters and it is only a short trip outwards to the sea, so you have quick and easy access.” Even if you are a novice, Lagoon Water Sports can introduce you to the joys of the coastline, with a flexible and person-centered approach which focuses on your individual needs. Lagoon Water Sports can offer a wide range of activities on the coast with the latest high tech equipment, including yachting, powerboating and windsurfing, as well as training sessions from their team of friendly and experienced staff. Sebastian added: “Eastbourne is popular with power boaters, as you could get across the channel in three hours. For watersport activities, the area has an advantage because the prices are good for such a busy area and if you wanted access to the water and to keep your own boat in Eastbourne, a lot of people come to us to train to use them. “There are a lot of activities and training sessions to take part in such as powerboating and dinghy

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