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Exploring Windrush

Following a few extraordinary weeks during which a passport was placed in Michael Braithwaite’s hand and his fight for the right to remain working and living in the UK was resolved pending compensation, he joins Sussex experiential theatre company ExploreTheArch and fellow Windrush generation musicians in a new summer production – The House after Windrush – which opens on Monday 6 August.

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Putting Dickens on the map this Easter

Expectations are high for the ATownExploresABook festival which launches on Good Friday with events and spectacles at 34 sites around St Leonards-on-Sea. HOT’s Erica Smith shares her inside knowledge with us and tips us off about egg-rolling on Easter Sunday.

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What the Dickens is going on in St Leonards?

With St Leonards #ATownExploresABook18 festival opening on Good Friday, many of the twenty five local businesses involved are putting the final touches to their projects. HOT’s Erica Smith caught up with a few of the impressive explorations of Dickens’ Great Expectations taking place.

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Great Expectations in St Leonards this Easter

A literary festival for readers, non readers and those who just wanna have fun is going to run through St Leonards from 30 March to 15 April. HOT’s Erica Smith shares the word on the street.

One of the many extraordinary vignettes from the House of Mid-Winter Thought

Midwinter Thought – not a one-trick pony

Erica Smith waxes lyrical about ExploreTheArch’s latest production.

Music and magical light projection are two of the elements that make ExploreTheArch shows unique.

Storytelling on steroids

The new production by ExploreTheArch began this weekend. Erica Smith took a voyage to 19th century Russia to meet Armenian born painter, Ivan Aivazovsky.

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#JaneEyreProject – a town celebrates a book

St Leonards is gearing up to fête one of our great nineteenth century novels in a unique fashion, capitalising on the wealth of artistic talent and creative skills in the area. Gail Borrow of ExploreTheArch theatre company is the catalyst who has inspired a whole community to celebrate a novel written 170 years ago.

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A pantomime for the darker side of life

Warning: expect ruthless pickpockets, disreputable lawyers, plagiarizing critics, drunkards and highwaypersons to invade St Leonards this Christmas Season… Erica Smith steps into the House of the Dark and Stormy Night and explores Edward Bulwer-Lytton’s 1830 classic novel, Paul Clifford.

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