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Lauren Child to speak at this year’s Storytelling Festival in Hastings

The well known children’s book author and new Children’s Laureate Lauren Child will be speaking at the Hastings Storytelling Festival this year. HOT’s youngest journalist, teenager Esme Needham, sent her some questions about her books and the importance of reading and writing for children and young people.

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Kino-Teatr mark the Russian Revolution’s centenary with Crime and Punishment on stage

A new adaptation of Dostoevsky’s famous novel by Morgan Creative theatre company (Ireland) has its UK premiere at Kino-Teatr. A ten-strong cast will take you to the underworld of 1860’s St Petersburg, where the mysteries of the Russian soul and intellect, crime and love are deeply entwined. Crime and Punishment will be the crowning event of this year’s Russia related programme at Kino-Teatr that marks the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution. Directed by Luke Morgan, actor and film maker whose short film Pockets made it to the Cannes Film Festival, the play premieres in the UK at Kino-Teatr.

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Paul Booth’s organ trio at Jazz Hastings

For its November session Jazz Hastings presents saxophonist Paul Booth and his organ trio. Julian Norridge sets the scene.

Posted 15:07 Monday, Oct 30, 2017 In: Music & Sound Tags: , , ,
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Ore Community Land Trust news

Ore Community Land Trust (OCLT) is devoted to saving and enhancing green space in the Upper Ore Valley. Tony Polain, chair of OCLT, contacted HOT with news of their AGM report and latest plans. Zelly Restorick writes.

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Heart of Hastings wants to ‘Woo’ you!

So far, there has been Warm Up Ore Valley, Power Up Ore Valley, Spice Up Ore Valley, Speak Up Ore Valley, and now… Spook Up Ore Valley! This Saturday, 28 October, Rossana Leal and the BUD Team invite you to an enchanted afternoon/evening celebrating Samhain / Hallowe’en at the Old Power Station site in Ore Valley. Erica Smith lights her pumpkin lantern and sets off to find out more.

A quote from displaced Russian author Alia Aivasovsky

Throw some coins into the sea to set a boat adrift

It is 100 years since the Russian Revolution. Like all turbulent times, it caused artists and writers to leave their home country. The Links Project, ExploreTheArch and The Wine Shed have teamed up to honour all authors displaced by unrestful times and political instability across the world.

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Only In St Leonards: A Year On The Marina

A new book of poetry by Brian Docherty, Only In St. Leonards: A Year On The Marina, (Special Sorts Press, 2017) will be available soon from St. Michaels Hospice, Upper Maze Hill in St. Leonards. This is a signed, limited edition book of new poems, as a fundraiser for the Hospice. 

Kate Gritton: Another Time Perhaps

Traces

Murmurations Gallery in Bexhill presents the work of three artists and their diverse reflections on individual paths through life, where we all leave traces. 

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