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Ida Haag’s parallel world on view at Hastings Arts Forum

A exhibition of recent work by Ida Haag opens at Hastings Arts Forum on 3 March, with a private view the following day. Brian Hick talked to the Swedish artist about the parallel world from which she draws her inspiration.

Posted 13:01 Monday, Feb 24, 2020 In: Arts News Tags: Brian Hick Hastings Arts Forum Ida Haag

It takes two artists to tango

On Sunday 1 March artists Khadija Khan and Jane Runchman have a pop-up show at Stade Hall. Erica Smith asked them why they decided to hang a show for one day only.

Posted 18:58 Sunday, Feb 23, 2020 In: Arts News Tags: Hastings Jane Runchman oil paint Out of the Darkness painting Peter Varley Stade Hall tango

Victor Willing retrospective at Hastings Contemporary

Victor Willing: Visions is the first major British retrospective of work by Victor Willing since his death in 1988. It is also the first gallery-wide exhibition at the new Hastings Contemporary. The 65 paintings, drawings and sculptures selected for display tell the story of a brilliant young talent at the Slade in the early 1950s, regarded by his contemporaries as the one to watch, writes Christopher Cormack

Posted 11:13 Thursday, Oct 24, 2019 In: Arts News Tags: John McEwen Paula Rego Victor Willing

Last chance to see Hastings Tapestry

This weekend is your last chance to see the immersive exhibition showcasing the ‘Hastings Tapestry’, which has been commissioned for the 900th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings. Dominika Hicks writes.

Posted 16:44 Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019 In: Arts News

Hastings Storytelling Festival 2019

Hastings Storytelling Festival starts this weekend, with storytelling events for children, families and adults in Hastings, St Leonards and Battle.

Posted 08:06 Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 In: Arts News Tags: Hastings Storytelling Festival 2019
Photo by Ted Barrow

HOT Style meets Judy P

While out at the fabulous fundraiser for HOT on a cool wet evening, HOT style spotter Claudine Eccleston had to find out more about Judy P’s unique style.

Posted 21:38 Thursday, Sep 26, 2019 In: Arts News,Community Arts,Hastings People,HOT Style Tags: best U.K. street style Drawing Life Fashion. Street style HOT Style Judy Parkinson timeless fashion timeless style

Fred Cuming RA at Rye Festival

Bridgepoint, Rye are delighted to host an exhibition of work by Fred Cuming RA to support the Rye Arts Festival’s education programme. To celebrate nearly 90 years, 50 years based in the area, Cuming has chosen a selection of paintings and sketches, including his sketches for a portrait of Stephen Hawking.

Posted 01:54 Sunday, Sep 15, 2019 In: Arts News Tags: Bridgepoint Rye Guy Cuming RA Rye Arts Festival Sarah Kowitz

Bette Davis comes to Hastings

What do the Electric Palace in Hastings, Hollywood legend Bette Davis, and an Ethiopian choreographer, have in common, you might ask? Glenys Jacques (pictured left) explains the connection…

Posted 17:49 Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 In: Arts News Tags: Bette Davis Bette Davis On The Edge Christine St John Electric Palace Film Glenys Jacques GX Jacques In This Messeret Yirga Centre Our Life play
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