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8th Hastings Storytelling Festival a huge success

Hastings eighth annual Storytelling Festival came to an end last weekend after a week of some wet and windy but very successful events across town. This year’s festival explored Hastings in a variety of creative ways. 

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Get Inspired! Get Involved!

Fascinating educational and creative courses for adults. The Hastings area is a great place to live if you want to expand or share your knowledge and make new friends.

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Identity: a twin town collaboration

You are invited to the launch of ‘Identity’, a collaboration between artists from Hastings and Dordrecht, twin towns since 1982. The collaboration is in response to the City of Dordrecht’s six-month event to mark the 400th anniversary of the Synod of Dort, an international religious assembly held in Dordrecht, which led to the first translation of the Bible into Dutch. Christine Gist writes.

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Common Clay: new ceramics studio opens

Tell us about your beginnings as an artist.

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First ever Fun House Festival

In collaboration with Little Mashers, the first ever Fun House Festival is taking place on Friday 24 August at 

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Hands of Friendship: quilting on the pier

On Saturday 16 June, Hastings Community of Sanctuary and Hastings Refugee Buddy Project will hold a quilting workshop in the Birch Room on Hastings Pier. Part of their celebration of Refugee Week, this event gives you the chance to become part of their Friendship Quilt, together making a wonderful community quilt, which will be displayed at Hastings Museum later this year. Felicity Laurence writes.

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Great Expectations in St Leonards this Easter

A literary festival for readers, non readers and those who just wanna have fun is going to run through St Leonards from 30 March to 15 April. HOT’s Erica Smith shares the word on the street.

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‘Meet You At The Mosaic’ project

Congratulations! The Transition Town Hastings (TTH) initiative, ‘Meet You At The Mosaic’, has been selected as one of the chosen projects for the March – April 2018 Tesco Bags of Help Grant Scheme. HOT’s Zelly Restorick, keen to spread the word and gather support, asks TTH about the project.

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