Join us in Eastbourne on Thursday 6 July for ESC MiniFest, our FREE smash-hit summer festival for students! ESC MiniFest is primarily for students already at ESCG and those in Year 11 from the local area, but there are a few hundred tickets available for Year 10s on a first come first serve basis. Don’t miss out!

With amazing live performances from top music artists and DJ sets from celebrity personalities, and FREE BBQ food (including vegan and vegetarian options), sweet treats and drinks - this is the perfect way to kickstart your summer!

You can also get involved in a wide-range of exciting festival activities, including our festival make-up tents - past events have included water zorbing and knockout style games!

Finally, don’t come alone, bring along a friend! Don’t forget to add their ticket when registering - all you have to do is select 2x tickets and fill in their information via the EventBrite link below.

Get the latest updates by following @WeAreESCG on our social channels. We will be revealing the guest line-up very soon! And we’re giving you the chance to win a meet and greet with this year’s acts with VIP access! Keep an eye on our social media for the chance to win.

Limited tickets available! Don’t miss out.

You will be sent an e-ticket which you will exchange for a wristband on arrival.

Confirm your FREE place at ESC MiniFest 2023 here!

Frequently Asked Questions

How old do I have to be to come to MiniFest?

ESC MiniFest is open to Y10 and Y11 students, as well as current East Sussex College students.

How do I get to MiniFest and is there onsite parking?

We have limited parking available at our Eastbourne campus, but there are plenty of drop-off and collection points.

There are regular buses from Eastbourne town centre and the surrounding area, and Hampden Park train station is just a short walk away!

You can find us at Cross Levels Way, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 2UF.
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Do I have to bring my ticket to the event?

Your ticket will need to be scanned at the gate for entry so please keep it safe! You can present a printed copy or show an E-ticket on your phone. If you are registering for a friend at the checkout, please make sure you fill in their details on the second ticket.

How do I contact you if I have any other questions about MiniFest?

Please feel free to get in touch by emailing