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Rye Harbour Entry Storm by Guy Cuming RA

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: , , ,
Christine St. John as Bette Davis © Alain Landes

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…

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Still watching paint dry

On Tuesday 20 August, artist Robin Holtom takes over Hastings Arts Forum for two weeks. The exhibition is part retrospective and part a showcase for brand new work – there will be drawings, paintings and prints of landscapes, architecture and the human form – plus figurative sculptures. HOT’s Erica Smith talked to him about stillness, movement, Hastings Arts Forum and his place in the wider landscape.

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Claudia de Grandi and Tymon Dogg celebrate the moon

This Saturday at 6pm in A Wave of Dreams gallery in Kings Road, St Leonards, there will be a remarkable collaboration to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the first moon landing. Painter Claudia de Grandi and violinist Tymon Dogg  plan to improvise together – mixing paint and music. HOT’s Erica Smith tunes in to the moonscapes.

Posted 12:29 Friday, Jul 5, 2019 In: Arts News Tags: , , ,
Image - Rebecca Ainscough

Rhythm, Ritual, Rites of Passage

‘Rhythm, Ritual, Rites of Passage.’ HOT’s Zelly Restorick visited this stimulating and intriguing exhibition within the new Crypt Gallery at St Mary in the Castle, meeting the artist in residence, Rebecca Ainscough.

Posted 17:36 Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 In: Arts News Tags: , , ,
Photo from PRIDE March 2018

Local Rainbow Alliance seeks artists

Are you a singer-songwriter, acoustic music act, poet or comedian in the local LGBT community? Are you an LGBT artist who would like the opportunity to display or talk about your original artwork, books or sculpture? The Arts Tent team for the Hastings & Rother Rainbow Alliance (HRRA) is hosting ‘QUILTBAG’** – a celebration of LGBT Arts at Hastings Pride 2019 on Sunday 25th August – and would like to hear from you! Steph Bennion writes.

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Milestone for Stables Theatre

Volunteers are helping the public to mark an important milestone in the history of a town’s theatre. Lynda Foy writes.

Posted 15:29 Thursday, May 30, 2019 In: Arts News
A section of the Hastings Tapestry.

Volunteers wanted for Hastings Tapestry exhibition in Rye

The Hastings Tapestry is going on view at Bridge Point, a new arts centre in Rye, and volunteers are wanted to supervise visitors. Nick Terdre passes on the call.

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