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The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists  comes to life

A local group focussing on community-led regeneration have enlisted help from Liverpool to bring a stage version of one time local resident Robert Tressell’s book, The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, to life in one of Hastings newest performance spaces, The Opus Theatre in Cambridge Road. Community Organiser at 

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146th Birthday tribute to Robert Tressell

A St Leonards based master stone carver with work in Westminster Abbey, St Paul’s Cathedral and The House Of Commons, and the proprietor of seafront retailer, St Leonards Central at Marine Court, have brought together their passion for Robert Tressell and his seminal novel ‘The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists’ to launch a project to create a permanent public memorial to the author in the town. Clive Gross writes.

Posted 17:49 Monday, Apr 18, 2016 In: Arts News Tags: , , , ,
John Knowles in Bottle Alley

Closer, concrete cancer and a colossus

Bumped into HOT’s John Knowles at Stuart Griffith’s ‘CLOSER’ private view at Sussex Coast College, writes HOT’s Zelly Restorick and discovered some interesting news about the town and a new meaning to a well-used word. 

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