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Wanted: people to populate the HOT events calendar

HOT’s Erica Smith asks “What’s going on?”

Posted 19:26 Monday, Feb 28, 2022 In: The HOT Planet

Treats in store at Hastings Women’s Film Festival 2022

Hastings Women’s Film Festival is back at Kino Teatr screening more movies made by women. Amy Walker, Director of Media Parents and Festival Sponsor tells us why we should be sitting in the cinema to celebrate International Women’s Day.

Posted 18:44 In: Film

Beach hut diary February 2022

… in which Sam Davey is relieved to find her beach hut is still standing, spends even more time dealing with mould, and considers the delights of sea-swimming.

Posted 21:14 Thursday, Feb 24, 2022 In: Lifestyle Tags: , , , ,
© Denise Jones Where Are You, Cissie Wilcox? (2016-2020) I searched the archives for information about the unknown suffragette Cissie Wilcox for four years.

Stains & Traces at Hastings Arts Forum

Stains and Traces has taken a regular appearance in the HAF calendar in memory of Ian Welsh, a former Chair and champion of the Arts Forum who sadly died a few years ago, who has left this powerful exhibition theme as his legacy. Under the invited co-curatorship of artists Carly Ralph and Mary Morris – alongside selected artists Denise Jones, Annabel Faraday and Debbie Lyddon – HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths was eager to see how they had interpreted the theme.

The Fabulous Red Diesel debut at Ronnie Scott’s

Playing Upstairs at Ronnie Scott’s is a long-term dream come true for local jazz-funk band, The Fabulous Red Diesel, who have secured a gig there on the evening of Sunday 24 April. Want to be in the audience? Travel with the band and fellow fans on the specially arranged Empress Coach to Soho in London and experience The Fabulous Red Diesel’s unique sound in person, writes HOT’s Zelly Restorick.

Hastings Botanic Garden project partners with Kew Gardens architect

Mizzi Studio visited Hastings this month to learn more about the area’s regeneration plans and, in particular, our proposal for a Marianne North inspired botanic garden. Alexander Wilberforce, founder of the Hastings Botanic Garden (HBG) project, shares the news.

Posted 21:35 Wednesday, Feb 23, 2022 In: Green Times Tags: , ,

Going nuts about Hazel

Tree correspondent Joan Taylor-Rowan, in her fifth exploration of Hastings tree life, falls in love with the humble but ever-giving hazel.

Posted 20:41 In: Green Times Tags: , ,

Covid forces Hastings chess tournament to go online again

Hastings International Chess Congress, normally held over the New Year, was cancelled due to Covid but an online event is to be arranged for April. Nick Terdre reports.

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