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“Time Please”: A new dark comedy

It’s closing time at the Hope and Anchor –  and the Hope is the Anchor of a better day. A new play by established local writers and performers. See it here first, before they head off on tour.

Hastings Storytelling Festival

Top line-up at Hastings Storytelling Festival

Returning for the fifth year, Hastings Storytelling Festival comprises a wide spectrum 

Man up, Jonny Fluffypunk

Man up, Jonny Fluffypunk 

 

The Walrus and The Carpenter Idolrich Theatre Company

Weekend Walrus Walkabout

Later this month, local theatre company, iDOLRiCH Theatre Rotto, offers brilliant free shows and workshops for children and their grown ups at various locations in Hastings & St Leonards.

Christopher Leith with Overcoat Masks

Interview with master puppeteer, Christopher Leith

Local writer and artist, Chandra Masoliver talks with master puppeteer and writer, Christopher Leith, whose work-in-progress 3 Stages for Lazarus was recently performed at the White Rock Theatre.

Still from 3 Stages of Lazarus Photo Manuel Vasquez

The multiple talents of Christopher Leith

© Lambie Brothers.

An exotic dancer

So many people drift down to live in Hastings – and sometimes you wonder how and why. One particular person is Japanese, Yumino Seki, an exotic bird in our midst, who is introducing us to her European take on Japanese Butoh dance. HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths was curious to know more about her.

Last year's Barefoot Opera Young Artists Tour production of Carmen © Chris Parker

Opera – Barefoot and Emotional

St Marys in the Castle is to host the Barefoot Opera Young Artists Tour of Donizetti’s great comedy L’Elisir D’Amore (The Elixir of Love) on Saturday, 5 September  HOTs Zoya Mathison finds out more.

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