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Open Days at Fairlight Hall Gardens

The second of three Open Days at Fairlight Hall Gardens takes place on 20 July, allowing visitors to experience the beautiful gardens during the flourishing summer season.

Posted 18:24 Thursday, Jul 4, 2019 In: Nature

A centenary celebration – 100 years of adult education

In 1919, the Report on Adult Education was published and served as a template under which adult education could flourish. To mark its 100th anniversary an open exhibition is being held on Friday 12 July at the White Rock Hotel, hosted by the Hastings, St Leonards and Bexhill branches of the Workers Educational Association. HOT’s Jordan Dixon writes.

Tal R Yellow Monkey

Reincarnation: the rise of Hastings Contemporary

Jerwood Gallery has changed its name, changed its status a few years ago to a charity, and is now independent. So what will you see that’s different? HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths went along to the gallery in its new incarnation as Hastings Contemporary.

St Leonards Festival through the eyes of JJ Waller

JJ Waller continues his documentation of life in St Leonards and Hastings with a visit to this year’s St Leonards Festival.

Big Sky by Kate Atkinson

Bookchat: 10 books for summer reading (and events July 2 onwards)

Sun sweetly shines, sea gently ripples, relax and reach for a book.  Angela J. Phillip offers ten sizzlers you might like to try from detective stories through a strange tale with a philosophical slant to moving tales of love and music.

Books by creative writing course graduates & tutors

Word of mouth on marvellous creative writing courses from CWP and New Writing South!

Has the time come to make your writing dreams come true? Do you want to improve and take steps towards getting published? After hearing so many good things about these courses, it was time to investigate. Course tutor and prize-winning author Umi Sinha together with students Annie Prime and Dick Kempson talk to Angela J. Phillip about their experiences.

Salome: a genuinely gripping work

Edifice Dance Theatre: Salome, St Mary in the Castle, Hastings, 29 June 2019. The brief biblical account of Salome has given rise to a wealth of artistic endeavours, the most recent of which comes from Edifice Dance Theatre in cooperation with Hastings Philharmonic. This is very much a step into the unexplored for them but, in the event, a compellingly worthwhile undertaking, writes HOT’s music correspondent Brian Hick. Photos by Peter Mould.

Hastings Big Band promise a big night

Legendary British saxophonist, composer and arranger Pete Hurt will be filling the stage at Jazz Hastings’ July session on 9 July, when he directs the sensational 17-piece Hastings Big Band. Julian Norridge previews what promises to be a big night.

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