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Pete Brown Band at last year's Beatles Day (photo: Andrew Clifton).

Beatles Day 20 – as founder Pete prepares to say goodbye

It’s the 20th edition of Beatles Day this Sunday and founder and mainstay Pete Prescott’s last hurrah. He takes his leave as organiser against the background of a record number of acts and the inauguration of a fourth stage to accommodate them all. Nick Terdre reports.

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Sgt Pepper top of the bill at Beatles Day

It’s Beatles Day at White Rock Theatre this Sunday so it must be spring! There’s a special anniversary this year – it’s 50 years since the phenomenal Sgt Pepper album was launched on an unsuspecting world. Nick Terdre remembers it well. Photos by Russell Jacobs of the 2016 event.

Trio by Mark Hatchard

Jazz for breakfast

HOT’s Sean O’Shea talks with Mike Hatchard, the acclaimed jazz pianist, composer, broadcaster and entertainer about his journey in music, his current breakfast jazz tour and other passions.

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Cafe de Paris Band

Having seen the Ben Clatworthy quartet before Christmas and had his appetite for jazz whetted, HOT’s

Photo courtesy Mike Hatchard

New music night & art exhibition

Sean O ‘Shea reports on a new music night and art exhibition at the Gecko bar.

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Fun and funds aplenty at Beatles Day

In terms of its main objectives – providing an entertaining day out for young and old alike and raising funds for Macmillan Cancer Support – the 16th Beatles Day on 12 April  was a resounding double success. Words by Nick Terdre, photos by Johnny Powell.

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A splendid time was guaranteed for all

It’s only a teenager, now in its 15th year, but Beatles Day has grown into a massive event. Last Sunday saw some 70 acts and 350 performers – 95% of the bands are from Hastings – divided between the main stage and the more intimate downstairs space of the White Rock Hotel. Nick Terdre enjoyed the show.

Sound Waves Community Choir singing at the Stade

Sound Waves raises £2,000+ for charity

December was a busy month for Sound Waves Community Choir with several events that together raised more than £2000.  The concerts included one in aid of the Seaview Project which raised a magnificent £643.79, more than any other Seaview concert, and Sound Waves’ own Christmas concert, which raised just over £1,000 for its chosen charities, writes HOT’s Chris Cormack.

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