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‘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  

2022 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 01-08-2022
Sunday June 12th Talula Rose Jazz Cancelled due to illness Sunday July 3rd Country music and Line Dancing live on the Plaza Sunday July 17th The Ready to Rock School Are back again. HI Fest is a 2 day music extravaganza Saturday July 23rd  12.00 The Big Noise Samba Band 2.00 – 7.00 The Therapy Rooms Studio Sessions Bands from Haylings very own music recording studio click here for more details. Sunday July 24th 2.00 The Igloo Band and Choir 4.00 The Brass Holes Brass Band Plus the Mary Rose and Royal George Street Dancers Sunday July 31st This Sunday is available after cancellation Saturday August 27th  This Sunday is available after cancellation