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Volunteer with Alexandra Park Greenhouse Group

Green-fingered? Green-minded? If you’re looking for a volunteering position and like the idea of supporting the Alexandra Park Greenhouse Group (APGG), there might be something for you in the opportunities listed here.

Posted 08:08 Thursday, Apr 26, 2018 In: Home Ground Tags: ,
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Nostalgic visit for Bernard

A trip to a 1930’s greenhouse brought back war-time memories for former gardener Bernard Mallion, writes Lynda Foy. The 91-year-old, who lives in Hollington, St Leonards, started work at Alexandra Park in Hastings when he was 16 in February 1941, and stayed there until 1943 when he joined the Royal Navy. 

David Hance and his Bedford lorry. Photo Colin Foy

Heritage in Hastings

A piece of classic heritage will meet another one at Alexandra Park, Hastings, when a classic Bedford lorry built in 1934 arrives on Sunday, 10 Sept 10, to promote the park’s historic

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Ed Boxall pier workshop

Come along to a free family fun-day on Hastings Pier on Saturday 10 June. Local author and illustrator, Ed Boxall and Hastings Pier have teamed up to create a new children’s book about the Pier, which will be launched on the day. Ed will also be offering free storytelling workshops during the day. Annalise Elam from 

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Alexandra Park hosts Mini Chelsea Fringe

A new gardening festival makes its debut in Hastings this weekend when the Mini Chelsea Fringe – the alternative garden festival – is held in Alexandra Park on Sunday. Also part of the event is a talk on parks on Friday evening. Nick Terdre reports, photos by Colin Foy.

Photo Colin Foy

Secret walled garden

Visitors can discover the secrets of a hidden garden when the international Chelsea Fringe Festival comes to Hastings in May. Members of the Bohemia Walled Garden Association (BWGA) will celebrate the growing success of their community project on Sunday, 21 May, when they use their annual open day to host Fringe events. Lynda Foy reports.

Alexandra Park, May 2015

Chelsea Flower Fringe to Hastings

A festival of flowers, gardens and gardening will spread its roots to Hastings next month (May), when the Chelsea Fringe arrives in town with a day in Alexandra Park and a talk from author, Travis Elborough. Report by Lynda Foy, photos by Colin Foy.

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Ironwork in the park

Blacksmiths have started a three-month project to help an historic greenhouse start a new, working life. Ben Crosthwaite and Tobias Cobrin are cleaning, painting or replacing cast iron and steel  parts on the structure at Alexandra Park, Hastings, so that its ventilation  windows can function again. Lynda Foy writes.

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