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Hollington: Maya Evans and Paul Barnett point out the holes in the corroding Tory infrastructure

Confessions of a rookie Labour Party member

“I blame a cocktail of right wing media coverage, Ukelele Dave and a well-timed nudge by Kay Green.” HOT’s Erica Smith takes a partisan look at the local elections.

Dementia Drawing group: participants, carers, teachers, family and, in boater, life model.

Vote, vote, vote for people’s projects in Hastings

It’s not just the forthcoming local elections which require your vote – two community initiatives based in Hastings have been shortlisted in this year’s People’s Projects competition – Dementia Drawing and the Hope Project. Judy Parkinson of Dementia Drawing puts HOT in the picture.

Cllr Rob Lee, leader of HBC's Conservative group.

Tories present full slate of 32 candidates

Hastings Conservatives “have their eyes set on seizing control of Hastings council,” they say. With a full slate of 32 candidates they are looking to improve their current tally of eight councillors, which has left them in a decided minority compared with Labour’s 23. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 14:19 Friday, Apr 13, 2018 In: Local Elections 2018 Tags: , , ,
kristy Swift sings the role of Tatiana in Tcahikovsky's opera Eugene Onegin.

Tchaikovsky opera comes to White Rock Theatre

Opera South East is in town with two performances of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin at the White Rock Theatre. Chair John Rycroft sets the scene for what promises to be a memorable night out.

Posted 18:38 Thursday, Apr 12, 2018 In: Music & Sound Tags: , , , ,
© Andrew Catlin

Rock Contacts on film

The Lucy Bell Gallery is showing contact sheets of famous rock musicians. The contact sheet is an unedited sequence of negatives or roll of film that provides a behind-the-scenes history of a photograph. HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths went along to see them and found them fascinating.

Nicholas McCarthy.

New series of piano recitals at Opus Theatre

Opus Theatre, under the baton of Polo Piatti, presents the first two concerts in the Phoenix Piano Series this coming weekend. Nick Terdre reports.

Castle on the Hill

Jack in the Green inspired art

Suzanne Kelly, originally from New York, moved to this area after being taken by its strong arts community and the wealth of inspiring land and seascapes. A member of the Zoom Arts 1066 group, she is exhibiting her brightly coloured abstracted landscapes and seascape paintings, inspired by her move to Hastings, St Leonards and the Jack in the Green Festival.

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Two poems by Hamlin and Robinson

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