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Goosed! by RVT


If brazen and bawdy is your thing and you love pantomime, then this year’s artistic offering from The Royal Vauxhall Tavern, Goosed!, will be perfect for you. A tale of clubs, greed and golden ‘eggs’.

Posted 08:34 Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017 In: Performance Tags: Dusty Limits Fred Bear Ginger Johnson Goosed! Harry Clayton Wright Holestar Jonny Woo Martin Fitch to the Miss alternative miss world winner; Fancy Chance Mzz Kimberley Nathan Evans Ophelia Bitz Topsie Redfern Scottee st mary in the castle The Divine Miss M The Royal Vauxhall Tavern Timberlina
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Benjamin Zephaniah comes to Hastings Storytelling Festival 2017

One of the UK’s best loved poets, Benjamin Zephaniah, is to appear at the Hastings Storytelling Festival in November. Benjamin Zephaniah and The Revolutionary Minds have added an extra date onto their UK tour especially to accommodate the festival and will perform at the White Rock Theatre on Saturday 11 November at 7.30pm. Naomi Robinson writes.

Posted 10:39 Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 In: Performance Tags: Amy True Benjamin Zephaniah Corin Pennington Craig Boorman Hammer and Tongue Inyaki Yarritu Mandy Curtis Naomi Robinson The Sea Theresa Lola
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John Knowles talks about his most recent play Hitleria Pizzeria Parts I&II and plans for Eastern Europe.

Posted 11:29 Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 In: Performance Tags: Arts Council Caliban's Books Comedy drama Emily Carding European Hitleria Pizzeria I&II Independent John Knowles. Prague Festival The Hastings Theatre Steering Group The National Theatre of Serbia theatre Time Please Toby Belch Is Unwell Ukraine
Kala Chethena Kathakali Company

Hastings Storytelling Festival coming!

November’s just around the corner, which means Hastings Storytelling Festival’s is fast approaching. This year is the seventh festival, with a theme of India Reimagined and a plethora of exciting storytelling events for young and old alike. Naomi Robinson writes.

Posted 17:54 Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017 In: Performance Tags: 18 hours Benjamin Zephaniah Children’s Storytelling Carnival Day Dick Edwards Hastings Storytelling Festival Impossible Theatre Kala Chethena Kathakali Company Kerala Lightweight Mandy Curtis Sarah Evans Umi Sinha
Penny Beale (Jnr) in taxi.

Hastings Fringe Charity Fundraiser for The Penny Beale Memorial Fund

The Hastings Fringe Festival is holding a charity fundraising evening of performance for The Penny Beale Memorial Fund on Sunday 24 September at The Beacon in Hastings. Performances start at 7pm and include comedy, poetry, performance art, music and songs,

Posted 15:25 Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 In: Performance Tags: charity charity event Comedy domestic abuse Domestic Violence England Freedom Programme fundraiser Hastings Hastings Fringe Home-Start East Sussex Miranda Gavin music Office of National Statistics performance art poetry songs St Leonards The Beacon The Penny Beale Memorial Fund

3 Piece Suite

Serious, personal, ironic, irreverent spoken word, banter and cantolicious contrasts

Posted 19:01 Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 In: Performance Tags: 3 Piece Suite Brownwen Griffiths Ross Andrews-Clifford The Bookeeper

From Wildfell Hall to The Palace

The innovative theatre company Hallucinating Angels put Paula Yates in a big black dress and sexed up the De La Warr Pavilion, took you for a spin in the limo on their wedding day, invited you to share your shoe story in their pop up shop and chat about love in their tent. If you missed all that you can still experience Wildfell – a performance and film inspired by The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte.

Posted 15:02 Thursday, Aug 31, 2017 In: Performance Tags: Denise Franklin ESRA Frances Viner Frank Jasper Helen Drake Helen Huntingdon Magan Barham Nick Hill Phil White Seaview Tenant of Wildfell Hall Wildfell

The Four Men

Sussex performers and playwright celebrate county’s treasured author with newly adapted play. Conn Artists Theatre Company visits the White Rock Theatre, Hastings on Wednesday 11 October 2017 with a newly adapted version of The Four Men by Hilaire Belloc which tours nationwide this autumn.

Posted 08:16 Friday, Aug 25, 2017 In: Performance Tags: Ann Feloy Bernard Smith Brighton Fringe Festival Conn Artists' Theatre Company Edward Elgar Hilaire Belloc Nick Young Ross Muir South Downs National Park Authority The Four Men Worthing Theatres Writers of Sussex
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