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With lockdown easing bookings are now being made available. Get in touch if you’d like to book slot for this summer. We are filling up quickly. Please note that events may or may not happen depending on government guidlines at the time. ‘Playing on the Plaza’ The team of Hayling Island’s annual season of volunteer staged free live music events are set for a massive year of entertainment assisted by the Hayling Lions.  Musicians and entertainers of all genres from acoustic acts, street dancers, and local bands from around the area, all being sourced to perform at Eastoke Corner’s alfresco bandstand on selected Sunday afternoons. Check the NEWS section for all the latest gossip on what’s happening. The events devised as part of the Hayling’s BEST, which also includes Island projects such as the Hayling Scarecrow Festival and the ‘Discover Hayling’ local history group, are volunteer run and completely free of charge to attend. They will take place on the Livability Plaza at Eastoke Corner normally  between 1pm and 5pm on selected Sundays afternoons.  Any talented performers who have a love of their Island community with a desire and ability to entertain a seaside crowd, are invited to contact the Plaza team via our contact us page HERE  

2021 Dates for Plaza


Sundays 1-5pm (ish) Sometimes Saturdays see below for further details Click on the bands for more details where available, performance times are variable  and weather dependant Book your event by using the contact us page
Last updated 05-08-2021
Sunday 29th August
Peludo Beach These folks will be rocking the plaza with an excellent selection of rock and pop covers. Check them out on Sound Cloud  
July 11th Ken Weaver Singer entertainer  60’s music from  The Beatles, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry  and many more POSTPONED TILL AUGUST 8th July 18th Ready to Rock School Saturday 24th July Sunday 25th July Hayling Fest Weekend 12-7pm Bands to be announced Sunday Aug 1st Line Dancing Aug 8th Ken Weaver Singer entertainer  60’s music from  The Beatles, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry  and many more August 15th Going Back  60's good time band August 22nd Femme Fatale  80's Duo Lisa and Ralph