Eastbourne Skate Festival by SK8school and Eastbourne Roller Disco

WHAT : Part of the Eastbourne Beach Life Festival – FREE – Street Skate and Outdoor Roller Disco with Beach BBQ and Picnic!

WHEN : Saturday Midday-10pm and Sunday Midday-5pm (ish) – July 13/14 2019

WHERE : The old skate Park site, behind the Sovereign Centre

Map Link : Here

FAQ : I’ve got bags and stuff that I don’t really want to skate with, is there anywhere to leave my extra drinks, picnic/Beach BBQ/ clothes etc? – Yup we’ve got you covered! Make sure you hand over your stuff for locking away BY 1:30pm at the skate park!

FAQ : Where do I get food for the BBQ etc. From? Well… the Co-op is close by link here.

FAQ : When is the Picnic and When is the Beach BBQ? The Picnic is whenever you like (we suggest 1pm ish – before the street skate sets out), the SUPERVISED FREE BBQ will be available 4-7pm. You bring the food, we’ll cook it for you!

FAQ : Will there be refreshments available? There are various vendors onsite and nearby shops as linked above. We will have limited amounts of free water available during the day, to refill water bottles etc.

Saturday Program :

Midday : Setup and open skating, tips and tricks roller disco, eat your picnic etc. Last call for secure kit store is 1:30pm Gathering people up for …

2pm : Street Skate sets off suitable for all skaters. (Beginners about 6Km , Experts about 15Km)

2:45pm : Skaters reach Holywell cafe, beginners take refreshments and head back to the skate park, probably stopping for ice creams… before reaching the Roller Disco, Picnic and Beach BBQ into the night…

3pm : Experts break off from the beginners skate and head out on the Experts Town Tour (Some Hills and Street Skating at a Pace is required) This route takes in several sights around the town and stops at a pub and cafe area, before returning to the skate park for final Roller Disco, Picnic and Beach BBQ into the night…

5pm (ish) : Settle down for picnics and FREE “CHEF” SUPERVISED BBQ’s for those that have them or use ours… music in the background, gentle skate around, building up to a full roller disco into the night…

10pm : Close (officially).

Sunday Program :

Midday : Start as per Saturday. Similar program scaled back… Shorter street skate and return for open air roller disco.

4-5pm ish : Close (depending on how busy !)

Other Stuff :

This part of the Beach Life Event is brought to you by Eastbourne Roller Disco and SK8school, with much appreciated help from Loco and 7Ply.