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St Leonards Festival and Big Day Out Saturday 13 July 2013

St Leonards Festival and Big Day Out

The question on everyone’s lips has been, “Will there be a St Leonards Festival this summer?” Now HOT’s Erica Smith can share the good news!

Posted 11:55 Wednesday, May 29, 2013 In: Community Arts Tags: Big Day Out Gensing and Central St Leoanrds Community Forum Hastings Arts Forum High Tide Cylces SBA seafront St Leonards Business Association St Leonards Festival Town Team Warrior Square
Active Arts Spin

Laugh, dance and actively support local arts

Local charity Active Arts have put together a fabulous line-up of live music and comedy for their benefit night at the Brass Monkey in Hastings this Friday, writes HOT’s Zelly Restorick.

Posted 16:39 Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013 In: Community Arts Tags: Active Arts Comedy live music performance

Radiating style!

Hastings-based Radiator Arts is a well-loved community arts group comprised of highly creative, slightly quirky artists.  They are responsible for some of the spectacular, colourful events in the town – who can forget Dancing with Dabs at the Seafood and Wine Festival, the Umbrella Parade during Fat Tuesday week and, of course, Talullah the mermaid at Jack in the Green?  For years they have been holding workshops at community events and children’s centres – but now your kids have an opportunity to join in regularly at Radiator’s newly formed art club!

Posted 14:04 Sunday, Apr 14, 2013 In: Community Arts Tags: Art art club art tuition art workshops Artist Cathy Simpson community Hastings Jane Bruce Radiator Arts Rebecca Child term time activities Visual Arts young people

Rye, Hastings and Rother area are getting their own television station, Entertainment Workshops Lottery funded to the tune of £247,000 it is a studio specifically run by young people for young people. HOT Reporter, Lauris Morgan-Griffiths went along to their open day to take a look.

Posted 18:22 Tuesday, Dec 4, 2012 In: Community Arts Tags: Entertainment Workshops Lauris Morgan-Griffiths Rye Rye College

Young lives in black and white

It was good news to hear that photographs taken by a group of young people were exhibiting as part of the Brighton Photo Fringe. So HOT reporter Lauris Morgan-Griffiths went to  the Hastings Museum to see how they fared against the professionals.

Posted 11:52 Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012 In: Community Arts Tags: Hastings Museum Hiden Youth Lauris Morgan-Griffiths Stuart Griffiths Xtrax
Flow by Cath Tajima Powell

Aeolian Flow

How many of you remember the West St Leonards Bathing Pool? I’ve only seen photos of it, writes Zelly Restorick, but I met someone a couple of days ago, who’d been there as a child. “It was an Olympic size swimming pool, filled with sea water,’ Janet Harding told me. ‘And there was a diving pool and in the winter, people used to roller skate around the outside of it. It was a place where people came together.”

Posted 17:51 Tuesday, Sep 4, 2012 In: Community Arts Tags: Aeolian community picnic Sidney Little Silent Disco Walk & Draw West St Leonards Bathing Pool wind
Young people at the Labyrinth workshop for the Cycle Babble project © Martin Everett

Cycle Babble

Youngsters are being given the chance to tell their own stories about cycling for an Arts Council England-supported performance in Hastings. Co-organiser, Cathryn Kemp, bubbled with enthusiasm when she told Hastings Online Times all about the project.

Posted 09:45 Wednesday, Aug 8, 2012 In: Community Arts

RACHEL LEVER joins ROD HARMAN in an appreciation of Project Art Works

Posted 14:48 Sunday, Apr 25, 2010 In: Community Arts Tags: Public Arts
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