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Local artist on Sky Arts ‘Portrait of the Year’

Local professional artist, Thom Kofoed appeared recently on Sky Arts ‘Portrait Artist of the Year’. HOT’s Zelly Restorick celebrates seeing a local face on an international programme and asks Thom some questions about his experience.

Jack In The Green is back!

Jack in the Green celebrations return to Hastings after two years’ absence. Local born Andrew Hemsley, journalist for Hastings and St Leonards Observer, writer and a Jack in the Green bogie, talks with HOT’s Chandra Masoliver about this great Hastings traditional festival.

Posted 12:46 Wednesday, Apr 27, 2022 In: Festivals Tags: , , ,

Rob Luft Quintet at Jazz Hastings

Jazz Hastings host award-winning jazz guitarist and composer Rob Luft, along with his quintet, at their May session on Tuesday 3rd. Julian Norridge has the details, photos by Dave Stapleton.

Posted 14:26 Tuesday, Apr 26, 2022 In: Music & Sound Tags: , ,

26 April! ‘Illuminating The Wilderness’ at BFI

Project Art Works’ Illuminating the Wilderness is being screened at the British Film Institute along with No Church in the Wild and Tessellate, as part of the BFI Experimenta programme. Experimenta celebrates artist films and alternative moving-image culture; works that break with convention. 

Posted 14:21 Monday, Apr 25, 2022 In: Film Tags: ,

26 Hastings’ election candidates sign Climate Pledge

Twenty six candidates for the 5 May local elections in Hastings & St Leonards have signed a pledge backing accelerated climate action, including divesting the East Sussex Pension Fund from fossil fuels. As of 10am on Monday 25 April, 26 candidates from Hastings & St Leonards had signed the ‘ABCD Climate Action Pledge’ created by the South East Climate Alliance (SECA): all of the Green candidates (16), seven Labour candidates, 2 Liberal Democrats and 1 Conservative [1].

 Divest East Sussex reports.

New CEO for Sussex Partnership Trust

Dr Jane Padmore has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, having been interim CEO since January 2022.

Posted 13:23 In: Health Matters Tags:

The Queen of All Trees…

Our tree correspondent, the aptly named Joan Taylor-Rowan, rings in the spring with the majestic beech tree.

Posted 10:31 In: Green Times

Just Stop Oil – meet the people

Have you heard about Just Stop Oil? Who are they? What do they want? And why are so many of their members prepared to be arrested in support of their goals? Robert Ralph explains what they are all about.

Posted 10:23 Friday, Apr 22, 2022 In: Campaigns Tags:
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