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Coastal Currents 2018 launches

The local annual arts festival, Coastal Currents, launched on 31 August – and continues through to the end of September. 

Posted 09:35 Sunday, Sep 2, 2018 In: Arts News Tags:
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Hastings Writers’ Group forges ahead

The long established Hastings Writers’ Group (HWG) invites budding writers to come and try the group for themselves. The group

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A new deal for the White Rock Theatre

It was recently announced that Hastings Borough Council and HQ Theatres and Hospitality Ltd have agreed to a five year extension to their existing contract to manage the White Rock Theatre. The new deal, which will run from February 2019

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Local creatives ask for funding

Two local creatives, Chrstina Macadam and Keith Rodway have asked the local community for funding help and/or spreading the word – to make their artistic dreams a reality. 

Posted 04:56 Friday, Aug 17, 2018 In: Arts News Tags: , ,
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Stade Saturdays continue into autumn

We’re so lucky in this town with so many great free events on offer, including Hastings Borough Council’s Stade Saturday events, which continue through till October. 

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Journeys Dance Festival 2018

This brilliant free dance festival returns again with three diverse, outdoor dance performances in the 1066 area over the August Bank Holiday weekend. 

Posted 18:31 Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 In: Arts News Tags: ,
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Crowds flock to the Light as a Feather art show

Earlier this year poet and visual artist Susan Lelliott hatched a plan to hold an exhibition about birds. Her drawings often feature birds – unlikely portraits of crows, geese and seagulls. She was aware of other artists in the area who  also feature the avian in their artworks, and decided to co-ordinate a show which celebrated birds – as personal, political and environmental symbols. HOT’s Erica Smith was drawn into the net.

Posted 16:05 Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 In: Arts News
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New See Spray Gallery and Salty De Soufflé

See Spray Contemporary Art Gallery is a totally new venture which is hoping to establish itself  as a purveyor of unique contemporary art as well as stocking art supplies and providing community space for art projects, as curator Ella Matthews explains. The current exhibition features Brighton-based collage artist Salty De Soufflé.

Posted 18:52 Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018 In: Arts News Tags: , , ,
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