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Retro Games at St Mary in the Castle

St Mary in the Castle held a Retro Games Night that featured many classic consoles and games.

Hear the stories behind the carols, from The Telling

Does the origin of carols interest you? Acclaimed medieval group The Telling bring the stories behind the earliest carols from the Middle Ages and traditional carols from across Europe to St Clement’s Church on Sunday 15 December.

Standing ovation for world premiere of Piatti’s piano work

Hastings-based composer Polo Piatti in conversation with HOT’s music correspondent Brian Hick after receiving a standing ovation at the world premiere of his new piano work.

Posted 18:22 Friday, Dec 6, 2019 In: Music & Sound

Tories under fire on rail pledge and Brexit effects on NHS

Labour’s parliamentary candidate Peter Chowney has questioned Grant Shapps’ pledge to prioritise the introduction of a fast train service between Hastings and London if the Tories are re-elected. Meanwhile the Lib Dems has revealed figures showing increasing numbers of EU nationals deserting the NHS since the Brexit vote. Nick Terdre reports.

Sweet thoughts from Andy Scott ahead of Bexhill gig

Ahead of their gig at Bexhill’s De La Warr Pavilion on 21 December, Darren Johnson talks to the Sweet’s Andy Scott who, along with Brian Connolly, Mick Tucker and Steve Priest, was part of the classic 1970s line-up and continues with the band to this day.

Interview with Louise Illig-Mooncie, author of ‘Encounter Between Two Worlds’ (plus literary events from 3 December 2019)

German-born Louise Illig Mooncie has written about the coming to terms with her country’s uneasy past. Her spiritual journey has taken her to the UK, India and Ireland and she shares her experiences in the book Encounter Between Two Worlds. She talks to Angela J. Phillip about her journey.

A Christmas Celebration with Joe Stilgoe

The Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition recently issued the following 

Seaview’s Christmas Carol Concert

You are invited to Seaview’s classic carol concert, one of the highlights of our local festive season. Seaview supports people with complex needs who find themselves living on the edges of our society. All donations collected will go direct to Seaview’s services. Photos of last year’s carol concert by John Stiles.

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