Established as a biker friendly pub in the sixties and central to the famous May Day biker rally. The Carlisle has become known for its free live music, mostly Rock, Metal and Punk. Recently revamped to allow the pub to host bigger band nights.

"Whats On" this coming month - Please click on the 'Gig Guide' above for a more comprehensive list


Want to play @ The Carlisle?

The Carlisle is always looking to bring the very best of local and other music to the venue.

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We will send you monthly what's on gig lists, latest news, and let you know if any bands cancel or anything changes at short notice. We will also inform you of any special offers or promotions Together lets make The Carlisle the best live venue on the south coast.


Thanks to Back Street Heroes for the photograph of the bike built by Grub NCC Sussex.


Hastings Rock Radio - A radio station playing the latest new music and the very best classic rock. On air to Hastings, Bexhill and the surrounding area on 87.7fm and worldwide on the internet, from Saturday 30th April to Friday 27th May, 2016

Metal Devastation Radio - A USA based station that plays all types of metal including unsigned and underground reaching over 100 countries. The website includes the facility to create events and has an awesome chat room!

DJ Demonize Debz – Manager Of The Carlisle - Debz has been a metalhead forever and has managed a number of rock/biker pubs and actively works with bands and record labels to bring the best live music to the Carlisle. Debz also DJ’s at events and has two radio shows : Wednesday nights on Hastings Rock Radio 87.7FM 9pm to 12am and on Metal Devastation Radio.com (www.mdu.rocks), Thursdays 8-10pm  and she is always in the pub so come say hi!

Heavy Metal TV – 24/7  metal music videos!

Rocksector Records – Check out the bands on the mighty Rocksector Records!