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Beach visitors in focus for Coastal Currents

As part of Coastal Currents Malcolm Glover has taken his video camera to provide a close-up of people enjoying the beach in St Leonards-on-Sea. Judy Parkinson, a fan of the photographer, explains the background to the Groynes 41-42 project.

Dementia Drawing group: participants, carers, teachers, family and, in boater, life model.

Vote, vote, vote for people’s projects in Hastings

It’s not just the forthcoming local elections which require your vote – two community initiatives based in Hastings have been shortlisted in this year’s People’s Projects competition – Dementia Drawing and the Hope Project. Judy Parkinson of Dementia Drawing puts HOT in the picture.

Life drawing at the Jerwood (photo: Judy Parkinson).

Drawing Life wants your votes!

It’s voting time for the Aviva community grants and Drawing Life has been quick out of the blocks to call for HOT readers’ votes. Nick Terdre reports.

The RH Experience

The RH Experience

“We’re a comedy group, bringing our show ‘Scribble’ to the Hastings Fringe. It’s an improvised sketch show, with lots of on-the-spot jokes, songs and characters, all inspired by the audience, so it’s different every time. It’s set against a backdrop that’s illustrated live by Ed Stockham, who draws for the Beano.” Judy Parkinson spoke to Conor Jatter, one quarter of the RH Experience

Residents drawing model, Mike Mitchell

Drawing for dementia

Classes that bring art ‘to life’ for residents at a Hastings care home can continue thanks to further funding from the Big Lottery Fund. Hastings Court on The Ridge has been running the classes, which use a life model, in collaboration with Hastings artist and author, Judy Parkinson, for just over a year.

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Old Town opens its gardens

The open gardens season organised by St Michael’s Hospice in Hastings and Rother is upon us – in the Old Town the gates are thrown open on Tuesday 14 June, as Judy Parkinson explains.

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Life-drawings by dementia sufferers at Hastings Arts Forum

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Life-drawing classes bring laughter and fun to relieve dementia darkness

Dementia is not much fun; for the subjects themselves, for their families or for their carers. But drawing has provided a way to cut through the darkness and get people laughing, as Judy Parkinson has found with her Drawing Life classes. A first exhibition of the work will be on view from next weekened, she tells Nick Terdre.

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