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An inside look at the Observer Building

Embracing historical features, the Observer Building is set to be regenerated, becoming a live, work and leisure space. HOT’s Vicky Huggins takes a tour round the building to find out more: she also took the photos.

Posted 11:13 Thursday, Nov 12, 2020 In: Home Ground Tags: The Observer Building White Rock Neighbourhood Ventures

Spoken Word and Images from Idle Eye

Straight from the weirder heart of, that there London, comes Idle Eye presenting a brand new event for Hastings: Broken Biscuits. Broken Biscuits is an evening of spoken word, music, poetry, and films. Featuring David Quantick, Idle Eye, Kate Tym with short films from Dan Laidler and music from the ever eclectic ‘The Ingrid Pitt Orchestra’.

Posted 08:35 Friday, Jun 10, 2016 In: Performance Tags: Bloggs Dan Laidler David Quantick Idle Eye John Knowles. Kate Tym OB The Observer Building

New OB Collective

Dawn Dublin and Erika Holland have left The Observer Building (OB)… and the reins have now been handed over to The OB Collective. Catching sight of posters around town, the team appear to have lots of  inspiring creative ideas – and have been working hard to transform the space, making their vision a reality. Zelly Restorick asks John Knowles about the plans to make The OB a hub for community theatre, cinema and arts.

Posted 14:44 Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 In: Community Arts Tags: Dawn Dublin Erika Holland John Knowles. The OB Collective The Observer Building

Open Bethlehem: another first for Hastings

Irrespective of religious beliefs, culturally at this time of year many are reminded of childhood Christmas stories and hymns, writes Hilda Kean

Posted 09:35 Wednesday, Dec 2, 2015 In: Campaigns Tags: apartheid wall Bethlehem documentary Hastings Palestine Solidarity Campaign Leila Sansour Open Bethlehem The Observer Building
Balcombe protest Photo Zelly Restorick

Fracking, fossil fuels and the future

There’s a new anti-fracking/pro-renewables group of local creatives called ‘Don’t Frack With Sussex’, who are carrying out creative actions in the run up to the Paris Climate Change talks. Posted by HOT’s Zelly Restorick.

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