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Hastings band Haest feature in triple-header at White Rock Theatre

Hastings band Haest will be appearing alongside pioneers of the grime punk subculture Riskee and The Ridicule and emo/pop duo SKIES at the White Rock Theatre (WRT)  on Friday 29 October. Details below provided by WRT.

Posted 22:03 Friday, Oct 22, 2021 In: Music & Sound Tags: , , , ,

Fat Tuesday launches showcase gigs for emerging local bands

After a year of Covid closure, Hastings Fat Tuesday is back with a bang, launching its new showcase for emerging local talent and opening ticket sales for February’s Mardi Gras ball. Nick Terdre reports.

Women’s group invite all to Reclaim The Streets on Saturday

At 1pm this Saturday, 23 October, local group Women’s Voice is marching through Hastings. All women and supportive men are invited to march with them. Ann Kramer of Women’s Voice tells HOT why the march is so important.

Give Credit to the Credit Union!

To celebrate International Credit Union Day on 21st October, Hastings and Rother Credit Union is CrowdFunding to get their vital, affordable lending and popular savings options to more people. Erica Smith sings the praises of this essential service.

Vigil on Tuesday to protest “harsh” immigration bill

Hastings Community of Sanctuary, together with Hastings Supports Refugees, is holding a vigil on Tuesday 19 October to express their opposition to the “unprecedented harshness” proposed towards refugees in the Nationality and Borders bill currently before Parliament. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 22:24 Monday, Oct 18, 2021 In: Campaigns

Seaview: a Bloomin’ Britannia lovely choir

Artistic director of Barefoot Opera, Jenny Miller, sings the praises of the Seaview Choir, one of many groups of singers participating in Bloom Britannia – the community opera running from Friday 22–Sunday 24 October at St Mary in the Castle.

Posted 18:35 Sunday, Oct 17, 2021 In: Community Arts

The Big Draw: “Everyone Can Draw!”

Hastings Arts Forum is once again the local host for The Big Draw on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, from 10am to 4pm…and it’s FREE!, writes HOT reporter John Cole.

Fudging the climate emergency

This week, East Sussex County Council was accused of failing to address climate crisis two years after declaring a Climate Emergency. HOT’s Erica Smith was one of many Hastings residents who donned a two-year old’s birthday party hat and took the train to Lewes to add her voice to the protest.

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