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Changing Rooms

Changing Rooms

Posted 21:30 Tuesday, Dec 20, 2011 In: Literature Tags:
Jenny Edbrooke lets her audience look up her skirt

Jenny Edbrooke,  Smalls

Posted 18:00 Wednesday, Dec 14, 2011 In: Arts News Tags:
Newspaper articles and an educational kit about homosexuality from the early 80s. These relate to the Campaign for Homosexuality (CHE), of which there was an active branch in Hastings. The educational pack was banned from use in local schools. Materials courtesy of Roger Sweetman.

The Rainbow Alliance list tells you what’s worth coming out for!

If you are part of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) rainbow and want to find out more events in the area, I recommend signing up to the Hastings and Rother Rainbow Alliance (HRRA) email list. They send out regular What’s On events listings. In order to get on the mailing list, send a request to Pam at hastingsrainbow@btinternet.com writes Erica Smith…

Posted 15:46 Tuesday, Dec 13, 2011 In: Hastings People
Sally's cookbook

Sally’s second helpings

It’s out – just in time for Christmas. And the Little Hastings & Rye Fish Cookbook 2, at a mere £5, makes a useful and very reasonable gift, writes Nick Terdre.

Posted 15:03 In: Food & Drink
Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender rainbow logo for TubRa

LGBT Hastings

Every now and again, the Hastings Queer Community get together to create a memorable Big Night Out – amongst others, we’ve had Queer on the Pier, Juicy, Another Planet and now a new night at the Tubman. Plus, in the background, Hastings and Rother Rainbow Alliance continue to organise social events and meet to discuss all aspects of being Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender. Erica Smith explores the scene…

Posted 20:51 Wednesday, Nov 23, 2011 In: Hastings People Tags:
Humanist Celebrant Lesley Arnold-Hopkins

Non-Religious Ceremonies

A growing number of people in the UK would class themselves as having no religious belief. For many non-religious people, places of worship are utilised only for births, deaths, and marriages. But what if atheists, or people who think of themselves as Humanists, would prefer a non-religious ceremony? Joe Fearn decided to find out more, by interviewing East Sussex Humanist Celebrant Lesley Arnold-Hopkins.

Posted 20:40 Friday, Nov 18, 2011 In: Hastings People Tags:

On Saturday 19 November, Hastings Philharmonic Choir are performing Handel’s much-loved oratorio ‘Messiah’. The concert features four fine soloists, including well-known mezzo Louise Winter.

Posted 11:58 Monday, Nov 14, 2011 In: Music & Sound Tags:
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Hastings Anti-cuts campaigners call rally and march to support pension cut strikes.

On Wednesday 30 November, the main teaching, civil service and local government unions are due to strike against pension cuts. Unions say these cuts will leave the average worker paying a month’s extra salary a year in exchange for a smaller pension starting after years more work – all to cut a deficit created by the bailing out of banks, the tax evasion of large corporations and the constant funnelling of public money into private hands via privatisation, PFI and the endless hiring of “management consultants” to make the decisions managers are already being paid to deal with.

Posted 10:11 Wednesday, Nov 9, 2011 In: Campaigns Tags:
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