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ROOT 1066: the festival that keeps on giving

Highlights of the ROOT 1066 festival as September gives way to October include a couple of “unmissable” talks and the first performance of an opera especially written for the occasion. Media colleagues from Hasting Borough Council describe what is in store.

Posted 16:40 Friday, Sep 23, 2016 In: Arts News
First time comic artist at SuperNormal Festival

Free cartoon workshops for all

Hastings Cartoon Festival opened with a big cartoon BANG! last Thursday at Hastings Museum. The extensive Martin Honeysett retrospective is the first temporary exhibition in the main gallery for over 20 years, and is supported by an excellent collection of cartoons about the Battle of Hastings by Honeysett’s contemporaries from the Professional Cartoonists’ Organisation in the upstairs gallery. The shows deserve a couple of hours of your time, and will guarantee to put a smile on your face on the dullest of autumnal or wintery days. 

DRIFT - guided walk with a difference.

ROOT 1066: events 17-24 September

With the ROOT 1066 International Festival now in full swing, here’s your guide to what’s happening in the week from Saturday 17 to Saturday 24 September, courtesy of the council.

Posted 20:38 Thursday, Sep 15, 2016 In: Arts News
Love : Mosaic Malarky by Emma Law

Law’s Love

Emma Law, highly skilled in the intricate art of mosaic, has a new exhibition at The Zoom Arts Gallery at Warrior Square Station, a celebration of mosaic art entitled, Love. Zelly Restorick writes.

Posted 12:13 Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016 In: Arts News Tags: , , , ,

Riot on The Stade

ADP1 : at the Stade Open Space until 12 September, and then outside Debenhams until 19 September. Highly recommended.

Giovanna Del Sota

Another exhibition, Another Crossing

HOT’s Erica Smith was lucky enough to visit the Another Crossing exhibition in Bexhill’s Murmurations Gallery whilst one of the artists, Giovanna Del Sarto was in the building.

Christina Macadam's Lotus

Zoom Arts extends its reach

Multiples of exhibitions on offer from Zoom Arts, the local group of artists who exhibit here and roundabouts. Great to see the spectrum of artwork they produce, proving that ‘AHA!’ moment I had years ago – the realisation that every piece of artwork is unique. And one person’s masterpiece is another’s monstrosity. Zelly Restorick’s update on where you can find Zoom Arts exhibitions, whilst promenading and perusing in the coming weeks. 

Posted 15:54 Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016 In: Arts News Tags: , ,
Owner and curator, Kenton Lowe

Blackshed receives 1066 Business Award

Established in 2010 and having featured some of the most prominent artists to come out of the South East, the blackShed Gallery in Robertsbridge has won a fantastic award in recognition of their achievements.

Posted 11:22 Friday, Jul 22, 2016 In: Arts News Tags: , ,
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