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J.Davey Winter Main 'Gold in the Mountains'

Re-interpreting the past through museum exhibits

It is always a delight to go to Hastings Museum and Art Gallery. Around every corner there is surprise. HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths was intrigued by SOCO Artists’ latest project – an imaginative response to the museum’s exhibits: drawings and paintings, concertina-ed books, beautifully made objects, found objects and textiles.

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A room with a view to lowering standards

Severe modifications are being proposed to the unbuilt visitor centre in Hastings Country Park. Will the new design benefit the Country Park? Bernard McGinley takes a wild guess, and finds the application still wanting.

Seawords - perfect reading for the pier.

Hometown entertainment from writers’ group

If you like stories set in, and drawing on the history of, your hometown, Seawords is the book for you. The theme for this year’s anthology from Hastings Writers’Group, on the 950th anniversary of that famous battle and the year when the pier was restored to us, is – Hastings. Nick Terdre has read (most of ) it.

Sunny Alexandra Park

A rare sunny day

What a difference a day makes…..Here’s the sea on Saturday – I don’t know about anyone else, but I find it very hard to get good pictures of waves. No sooner is the camera primed and ready than it shakes in the wind, spray blows in my eyes, then the waves subside and reappear further down the beach. Yesterday a stinging hail shower finally put paid to my efforts.  Hastings Battleaxe comes out in the sunshine – a long blog post for a long walk!

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