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Exhibition offers window into minds of people living with dementia

In connection with Dementia Action Week, Drawing Life, the charity which holds life drawing classes with people living with dementia, has arranged an exhibition of work at A Wave of Dreams Arts Lab in St Leonards. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 11:34 Thursday, May 16, 2019 In: Health Matters Tags: , , , ,
Chorus rehearsal from an earlier stage.

People’s opera project into new phase – participants wanted!

Barefoot Opera are moving into a new phase of their ‘people’s opera’ with a call-out for participants to start working towards the performance of an extract in late April and full performance a year later. The first events take place this weekend: a workshop for would-be chorus members and sessions in musical improvisation as part of the Hastings Fat Tuesday Festival. Nick Terdre reports.

UnConvention meeting

Free one day music conference

UnConvention, a free one-day music conference aimed at the grassroots of the industry, returns for the fourth year to Hastings Fat Tuesday Music Festival, taking place on Monday 12 February, 10am–5.30pm in the Sussex Hall, White Rock Theatre, Hastings. Hannah Collisson writes.

Cirque du Platzak

Coasters’ circus and street art

Hastings Borough Council has become a partner in a national initiative using world class circus and street art to boost visitor numbers and civic pride. Year 2 of Arts Council England funded Coasters project seeks to boost the local economy in seaside resorts.

Clowns in a cardboard box

Send in the clowns

Clowns have been making headlines for all the wrong reasons recently, but Hastings Storytelling Festival redresses the balance with a riotous two-man show, Coulrophobia – aka ‘fear of clowns’ – at St Mary in the Castle. Naomi Robinson writes.

Hastings Beach  Photo Angie Perkins

Hastings and Rother bid for Great Place Scheme

Alongside all the activity around Stade Saturdays and the ROOT 1066 festival, we’ve also been looking further forwards and wanted to post an update on discussions that have been happening around the recently announced Arts Council England ‘Great Place Scheme’, writes Polly Gifford

A picture of Hastings Pier from the 1960s features on the funding website page!

Funding opp for Hastings & St Leonards

Recently, local graphic designer, Sarah Macbeth, posted details online via Hastings Creatives of a funding opportunity seen as “a challenge to communities to work together to put culture at the centre of their local plans”. “Could be good for Hastings and St Leonards?”, Sarah wonders. Zelly Restorick writes.

Posted 19:09 Wednesday, Sep 7, 2016 In: Home Ground Tags: , , , ,
Gloriator

‘Gloriator’ for Stade Saturday

This Saturday this riotously funny show will be revealing just what happens when a glamorous French actress and her hapless assistant stage their version of the Hollywood blockbuster, Gladiator, called Gloriator. The council’s media office provides the background.

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