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‘Playing on the Plaza’ An annual summer season of free live music events for Hayling Residents and visitors, run by a small group of volunteers. Musicians and entertainers of all genres, acoustic acts, bands dancers and even fitness groups from around the area, will perform at Eastoke Corner's alfresco bandstand on different weekends throughout the summer. From the beginning of June until the end of August starting with a May BH event and culminating in an end of season Musical Extravaganza weekend. 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 Liveability Plaza at Eastoke Corner on weekends throughout the summer. Performers also have the option of performing during the evenings on any day of the week. These events will finish at 9pm. Please contact us for details.  Any performers who have a love for their Island Community with the desire and ability to entertain a seaside crowd, are invited to contact the Plaza team via our contact us page HERE. Don't be shy!

2024 Dates for Plaza


 Saturday and Sunday 11am - 5pm ish Weekday and weekend evening slots also available til 9pm Click on the bands for more details when available. Performance times are variable and weather dependant Book your event by using the contact us page Groups that played in 2023 click here
Last updated 29-02-2024
2024 Dates and Groups TBC