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Chicago cast

Celebratory production at Stables opens Friday

On Friday the curtains will open on one of the highlights of the Stables Theatre’s 60th anniversary celebrations, a production by its American exchange partners, Chicago Heights Drama Group. On Sunday a lunch was held to mark the day the theatre opened its doors for the first time in 1959. Publicist Lynda Foy writes, photos by Colin Foy.

Neil Sellman

Stables Theatre celebrates 60 years

A theatre celebrating its 60th anniversary is adding new talents from home and abroad to its repertoire. Lynda Foy writes.

Ironwork

Ironwork in the park

Blacksmiths have started a three-month project to help an historic greenhouse start a new, working life. Ben Crosthwaite and Tobias Cobrin are cleaning, painting or replacing cast iron and steel  parts on the structure at Alexandra Park, Hastings, so that its ventilation  windows can function again. Lynda Foy writes.

Blacksmith Tobias Cobrin checks the cast iron work which his company will restore.

Tesco grant moves greenhouse project forward

VOLUNTEERS are celebrating winning an £8,000 grant from Tesco which will help

Craig and Luke at work on the roof.

Temporary roof lets greenhouse work continue

The restoration of the greenhouse in Alexandra Park is now able to continue in all weathers thanks to temporary roofing provided by a local scaffolder. 

Fergus Garrett in the gardens at Great Dixter.

Fergus Garrett helps greenhouse project to grow

If you are interested in learning the secrets of cultivating a successful cottage garden, take the chance to bid for a study day with gardening expert Fergus Garrett when he gives a talk on behalf of the Alexandra Park Greenhouse Group next month. Lynda Foy reports.

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