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Insights into the Levellers

Lee Humphries of Printed Matter Bookshop has organised a book reading of The Leveller Revolution with author, John Rees, who tells the gripping story of the Levellers, the radical movement at the heart of the English Revolution.  Zelly Restorick asks Lee Humphries about the book, the author and his dream of running his own bookshop.

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Piano competition runner-up to give recital

A feast of thrilling classical piano music will be on offer at Fairlight Hall this weekend when young South Korean virtuoso Hans Suh, who came second in last year’s Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition, will give the HIPCC Winter Recital. Julian Norridge reports.

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Hastings Sinfonia’s Winter Concert

Hastings Sinfonia’s Winter Concert at 7.30pm on Saturday 27 January at St John the Evangelist, Brittany Road, St Leonards-on-Sea TN38 0RD. Tickets are just £10 in advance or £12 at the door. Children under the age of 16 are free (ticket required). Tickets available from: The Tourist Information Office, Aquila House, Hastings or via TicketSource (booking line 0333 666 3366) or 

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Strummerville-on-Sea

The Joe Strummer Foundation is teaming up with Independent Venue Week (IVW) to put on a special show in Hastings, East Sussex. This will be the first time any venue from the area has joined IVW in its 5 years. The show, Strummerville-on-Sea will include music from breakthrough bands: Arrows Of Love/Bloody Knees/Yowl/Lice/Heavy Lungs and will take place on 3 Feb at The Brass Monkey.

One of the many extraordinary vignettes from the House of Mid-Winter Thought

Midwinter Thought – not a one-trick pony

Erica Smith waxes lyrical about ExploreTheArch’s latest production.

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20% extra jazz with the Olie Brice Quintet!

On Tuesday 9 January, the Olie Brice Quintet gives you 20% more jazz in the form of guest performer, local saxophonist Jason Yarde. Erica Smith caught up with Olie Brice to find out more about his band.

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What future for the White Rock Theatre?

What is to become of that iconic Hastings landmark, the White Rock Theatre, when its subsidised contract runs out in just over a year’s time? The council proposes to continue with the subsidy arrangement, while another ambitious future is put forward in the White Rock Area Masterplan. Both these solutions are unsatisfactory, according to Bea Rogers, who has other suggestions to make.

Stade Saturdays

Stade Saturdays confirmed for 7th year

Hastings Borough Council has confirmed that it plans to continue the Stade Saturdays programme of free music and performance in 2018, for a seventh successive year. The weekly events on the Stade Open Space run from June to October and are a valued part of the town’s cultural calendar.

Posted 14:13 Wednesday, Dec 20, 2017 In: Arts News Tags:
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