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Pro and anti cyclists come face-to-face in Alexandra Park

The proposal to give active travel in Hastings a boost by routing a cycleway through Alexandra Park has not been to everyone’s taste. As both sides held rallies at the weekend, HOTs Chris Connelley headed into the park to hear their points of view on the controversy. He also took the photos.

Posted 22:07 Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 In: Local News Tags: , , , , ,

Waves of thought

HOT’s Zelly Restorick was sitting on the beach at Fairlight, watching the waves rolling in and out – and had the thought that each wave is a totally unique wave. We call them ‘waves’, as a collective generalisation. However, no two waves are the same, nor have they ever been – the exact same composition, movement and timing – in the history of the planet and the sea.

The initial responses to the word Inhabit which began the Relay, Respond, Relay art project. Left © Sarah Nelson. Right © Helen Savage.

SoCo artists pass the baton in Relay Respond Relay

It has variously been referred to as Chinese Whispers, a Conversation and now a Relay; the art of  taking a piece of art, sending it to another and them responding to it in their own inimitable way. It is a great way of opening a debate, stretching the artist and creating a body of work. HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths was excited to see SoCo Artists’ latest iteration, Relay Respond Relay, as they pass the baton from one to another.

What’s HOT at the White Rock

HOT’s Paul Way-Rider takes a look at some of the shows coming up in July at the White Rock Theatre.

Posted 12:17 In: Performance Tags:

The tree that came back from the dead

Tree correspondent Joan Taylor-Rowan discovers a tree that caused a sensation back in the 1940s.

Amnesty Intl and local Palestinian group to host historic first joint meeting in Hastings

In a significant development for Hastings, Amnesty International and the Hastings’ Palestine solidarity group are to hold their first ever joint meeting on the subject of Israeli Apartheid. Katy Colley writes.

Lakwena Maciver: Jump

From 18 June – 25 September 2022, Hastings Contemporary is proud to present an exhibition of Lakwena Maciver’s Jump paintings, abstract portraits of some of the most inspiring basketball players, both past and present. Dominika Hicks writes.

Midsummer Fish Festival returns this weekend

This year marks a welcome return for Hastings’ ever-popular Midsummer Fish Festival following a Covid enforced break. Nick Terdre explores what is on offer.

Posted 08:55 Friday, Jun 24, 2022 In: Festivals Tags: , ,
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