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“Time Please”: A new dark comedy

It’s closing time at the Hope and Anchor –  and the Hope is the Anchor of a better day. A new play by established local writers and performers. See it here first, before they head off on tour.

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Roll up for Hastings Herring Fair!

Hastings Herring Fair takes to the Stade this weekend, when the local fishing fleet will be celebrating 10 years since they were awarded MSC – Marine Stewardship Council – status for their sustainable methods of herring fishing. Councillor Dawn Poole, Hastings Borough Council’s lead member for regeneration, explains what’s on offer.

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The War of the Poppies?

The White Peace Poppy is in remembrance of all the victims of all the wars. Post WWI, the womenfolk – the mothers, daughters, sisters, wives, girlfriends, etc – of the men who had died, or were injured or terminally scarred, mentally and physically, by what they had seen and experienced, created the idea of the White Peace Poppy. To remember what had happened – and with the intention that it would never happen again. HOT’s Zelly Restorick writes.

Taek Gi Lee photo: John Cole

Prizewinner returns for autumn recital

2014 winner of the Hastings International Piano Competition, Taek Gi Lee, has returned to the UK for a few select performances, including another recital at Fairlight Hall this Saturday, 31 October. This evening, 28 October, he is centrepiece of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra programme at the Fairfield Hall in Croydon with one of the most popular works ever written for the piano: Grieg’s piano concerto. HOT’s Chris Cormack knows Taek-Gi will  show how he can master the dramatic opening,  the rich lyrical melodies and the other passages of show-stopping virtuosity.

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Frack off!

Hastings local residents have launched their new campaign, Don’t Frack With Sussex, to challenge the climate change strategy of the Rt Hon Amber Rudd, their MP and Secretary of State for Climate Change and Energy. Zelly Restorick reports.

Curious Projects

Does making help you think creatively?

Following the success of the ‘Thinking/Drawing’ exhibition last year,

Photo Hastings Sierra Leone Friendship Link

Twin town recovery mission

A forty-foot container crammed with equipment and materials for schools, the health centre and the local community will soon be on its way to Hastings’ twin town, Hastings, Sierra Leone. The news comes from Hastings Sierra Leone Friendship Link.

Hastings Storytelling Festival

Top line-up at Hastings Storytelling Festival

Returning for the fifth year, Hastings Storytelling Festival comprises a wide spectrum 

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