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All Hands, by Laetitia Yhap: a time before steel boats, tractors and mobiles 1974–95

HOT’s Erica Smith sings the praises of an exhibition where the tables are turned, and men at work are the subject of the female gaze.

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The hard life at sea

A local photographer was so inspired by the week he spent on a fishing trawler in the North Sea during his final year at uni that he decided to move back to Hastings in order to pursue his continuing passion to document the fishing industry. Hastings photographer Chris Mammone’s exhibition is one of many PhotoHastings shows currently on display in Hastings and St Leonards, and HOT reporter and photographer John Cole went along to the preview night to speak to Chris about his work.

Christopher Wood: The Bather

Jerwood Collection Revealed; In Focus: Alfred Wallis

No sooner has the Jerwood hosted a nude flashmob in the hope of attracting Spencer Tunick to Hastings, than it open its doors to Jerwood Collection: Revealed. This stunning exhibition celebrates the growth of the Jerwood Foundation’s small private collection into a major collection of 20th and 21st century British Art. The gallery also features a smaller exhibition – In Focus: Alfred Wallis. HOT reporter Cathy Simpson, accompanied by Assistant Curator Victoria Howarth, toured the exhibition.

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Hastings Fishing Families on show in Parliament

Normally, Paul Joy and the other Hastings fishermen go up to Parliament to talk to DEFRA and European fishing organisations, but last night, they were the stars of their own show in the House of Commons. HOT’s Erica Smith went ‘up to town’ to visit the show and meet the stars of the sea.

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Heritage Open Days 2012: a year to remember

Heritage Open Days is a national celebration of history that takes place in September every year. All over the country historic buildings will be throwing open their doors and welcoming the public from Thursday 6 to Sunday 9 September. The scheme gives people the chance to see inside special places of historic interest that are usually closed or not well known. And best of all everything is free!

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