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St Leonards Festival

Seeking St Leos Festival producer

Hastings Borough Council is inviting applications from experienced arts or community organisations or individuals to programme, market, manage and deliver the St Leonards Festival in 2018. Michael Hambridge

Posted 13:06 Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: ,
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JJ Waller reviews St Leonards Festival in pictures and words

Friend of HOT and photographer JJ Waller has been photographing St Leonards for over a decade. The photos here document his experience of the St Leonards Festival events – and the Jeremy Corbyn rally – last Saturday.

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Who’s reigning on the Parade?

This morning – the day of the St Leonards Festival – at 9.30, the streets of St Lens were stirring. The Kings Road market was nearly up and ready for action, whilst dismayed dog walkers clustered around Warrior Square staring at barriers and white vans which blocked their normal promenade paths. “It’s all gone arty farty and political,” I heard one woman say to her companion, HOT’s Erica Smith writes.

Posted 10:50 Saturday, Jul 1, 2017 In: Election 2017 Tags: , ,
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This weekend: St Leonards’ very own festival!

Make a diary date for the coming Friday and Saturday because there will be entertainment and fun things to do all around central St Leonards – it’s time for St Leonards Festival! Nick Terdre provides a taster of what’s on.

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‘Hitleria Pizzeria’

The poster is certainly eye-catching, n’est ce pas? Zelly Restorick asks writer, producer and co-director John Knowles some questions about his play, Hitleria Pizzeria, due to be performed this Friday evening (11 November) at The Horse and Groom in St Leonards.

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Transition Town and St Leos Festival

St Leonards Festival is nearly upon us (9 and 10 July) and Transition Town Hastings are preparing for a fun day on the Saturday. They will be based in front of St Leonards Warrior Square Station rather than Warrior Gardens for a number of reasons.

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Young producers plan St Leonards Festival

Meet Will Baxter, one of the young producers who are responsible for programming this year’s St Leonards Festival. Will grew up in St Leonards and has attended nearly every festival – either as an audience member, on stage or working on one of the stalls. HOT’s Erica Smith asked him why he wanted to get involved behind the scenes this year…

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Opera garden party fulfils a dream

At the Way Forward meeting last night, Mandy Curtis from 18 hours told local residents about this year’s extended St Leonards Festival and why she wanted to add a ticketed opera garden party to the existing one-day, free community Saturday. HOT’s Erica Smith wanted to find out more and caught up with Mandy whilst she and her team of organisers set the finishing touches to the schedules.

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