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Little Ridge Primary School participants in Beat The Street

Beat The Street returns for 2018

Beat The Street, the immensely popular walking and cycling game that encourages schools, businesses, community groups, friends, neighbours and families to spur each other one and compete to get more active in their community returns to East Sussex this summer. Niall Norbury writes.

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Only two weeks to save Hastings Pier!

The pier is now up for sale to a commercial buyer: the last time this happened it was left to decay and was eventually abandoned. Erica Smith reminds us to show our support for keeping the pier run by the community.

Dave and Gam receiving their John Muir Awards

Local volunteers at Buckingham Palace

Two Hastings residents, Dave Jones and Matthew ‘Gam’ Gain, who volunteer with the charity, Education Futures Trust (EFT) have received – and delightedly accepted – invitations to attend Prince Charles’ 70th Birthday celebrations at Buckinhgam Palace. Simone Brooks from EFT writes about their achievements and recognition.

David Bramwell talking about ‘Damanhur’ - his life with the Alpine time-travellers.

Bavard Bar celebrates first birthday!

Congratulations to Tim Crook and all those involved in The Bavard Bar initiative, an evening of interesting and enjoyable talks – some planned, some improvised – music and engaging entertainment for both the participants and the observers. HOT’s Zelly Restorick asks Tim Crook, aka Tim B’avard, the man at the heart of this event, about celebrating one year of Bavard Bar evenings.

Hastings Creatives web developer Jon Ingram helps Juliet Russell sign up

Sign up to the new Hastings Creatives

Last Wednesday saw the re-launch of Hastings Creatives online directory and email list at Hastings Arts Forum as part of the Festival15 programme. HOT writer and Hastings Creatives creator, Erica Smith, tells us more about her digital community.

The Big Lunch : An Eden Project initiative

The Big Lunch 2018!

The Big Lunch is an event introduced by The Eden Project in 2009 and takes place nationwide, designed to improve the happiness and wellbeing of people all over the UK by helping to build more resilient and better connected communities. This chimes exactly with the goals of Transition Town Hastings (TTH), who invite you to join them for their Big Lunch in Hastings on 3 June. Zelly Restorick writes.

The elements

elemental: summer

2 artists, 4 elements, 6 weeks, 8 women. Artists Clare Whistler and Xaverine MA Bates return for elemental: summer, the third set of seasonal site-specific workshops for women to explore in place earth, air, fire and water. Zelly Restorick writes.

Pop-Up Opera

One-off Pop-Up Opera tour date in Hastings

Der Schauspieldirektor & Bastien und Bastienne at St Mary in the Castle on Wednesday 20 June at 7:00pm performed by Pop-Up Opera. Tickets are £18 with concession £12. For more information go to

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