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Plastication Imagination: seafront exhibition

Marybeth Haas shares her motivations and passion behind this series of eight images, currently exhibited on Hastings seafront on the promenade advertising boards. A Coastal Currents and Photo Hastings event, showing until 30 September 2018.

Posted 18:36 Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 In: Arts News Tags: coastal currents free art Hastings promenade Marybeth Haas Photography plastic free hastings seafront
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Arts In Healthcare: Nursing

Three local photographers were commissioned to photograph nurses in their different caring and high-tech roles. Here, Margaret Richards, Curator at Arts in Healthcare in East Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust, reports on the experience.

Posted 12:07 In: Arts News Tags: 70th Anniversary NHS Arts In Healthcare Bob Mazzer Brian Rybolt Conquest Hospital John Cole Margaret Richards Royal Photographic Society
Call out for artists!

Applause Rural Touring Outdoors Season 2019

Call out to artists! Applications are now open for Applause Rural Touring Outdoors scheme in summer 2019, who will be programming outdoor performances into existing, locally organised village fetes, community events and festivals in Kent and Sussex. These events take place almost exclusively at weekends from May to September. Outdoor touring manager, Sally Lampitt writes.

Posted 06:40 Monday, Sep 3, 2018 In: Arts News Tags: Sally Lampitt
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Monumental: exhibition by Katherine Reekie

Katherine Reekie is an extremely talented fine artist, living and working in Hastings, an environment she feels is rich in contrasts and eccentricities and the inspiration for much of her work. HOT’s Zelly Restorick asked her about her latest exhibition, Monumental, at Hastings Arts Forum in St Leonards on Sea.

Posted 05:38 In: Arts News Tags: Hastings Arts Forum Katherine Reekie Monumental
Harry Tryphonos

In search of solace

Harry Tryphonos, age 26 and a bit, writes about his experiences of connecting paint and canvas, in search of solace. 

Posted 20:40 Sunday, Sep 2, 2018 In: Arts News Tags: Mormon Studios
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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 In: Arts News Tags:
The New Hastings Writing Group

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

Posted 08:09 Friday, Aug 24, 2018 In: Arts News Tags: Cllr Kim Forward Hastings Borough Council White Rock Theatre
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