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Coming soon! Hastings Fringe 2021

Hastings Fringe is back in business! July sees the much awaited return of the town’s most colourful arts festival, now in its seventh exciting year. 

Following its first wholly virtual event earlier this year, the Fringe is back with a week of in-person events at the Stables Theatre, all socially distanced to keep people safe.

The programme features a host of local creatives all eager to showcase their work for your entertainment.

Heather Alexander, Artistic Director of the Fringe, said: “It’s fantastic to be welcoming innovative and top quality live performance back to the Hastings community. This is a great line-up with something for everyone.”

The programme includes:

The Tenant 12 July, 7.30pm

A new drama by local writer and director Francis Saunders

Commando: The Radio Play  13 July, 7.30pm

Experience the 1985 blockbuster as you’ve never heard it before!

Chemistry 14 July, 7pm

Set in a future world in which people are no longer allowed to touch. “What if we’ve lost something really fundamental?”

Quintessence 14 July, 9pm

An original sci-fi storytelling inspired by Mary Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein’. Written and performed by Emily Carding.

Waiting for Hamlet 15 July, 7.30pm

A fool who knows he’s a fool, and a fool who doesn’t. A new comedy starring Nicholas Collett and Tim Marriott.

The Tragedy of Dorian Gray 16 July, 7.30pm

A darkly humorous reimagining of Oscar Wilde’s classic tale by Blue Devil Productions.

Red Riding Hood 17 July, 11am

A brand new retelling of the classic fairytale – with added magic, music and mayhem!

An Enchanted Evening of Song 17 July, 7.30pm

Join Will Allenby, star of BBC Radio’s ‘Friday Night is Music Night’ for an evening of his favourite music with some very special guests.

Tickets will be available from the Stables website soon. For further information, contact

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Posted 21:44 Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021 In: Arts News

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