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Pictures are Powerful

Pictures are Powerful: a new permanent public artwork for Hastings. You are invited to help support and create a large public artwork, bringing the community together and highlighting the fantastic volunteers of Hastings. Su Barnicoat, Community Development Officer for Hastings Voluntary Action writes.

Posted 19:39 Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 In: Community Arts Tags: Hastings Voluntary Action Su Barnicoat

Ore Community Centre Fun Palace

A day full of fun for all the family with lots of craft, exercise classes and hobbies to enjoy, including dance for older people, dance therapy, Zumba, drumming circle, print making, storytelling, chess, upcycling clothes, embroidery, Halloween theme painting, mosaic making and more. Graham Hodgson writes.

Posted 10:05 Monday, Sep 30, 2019 In: Community Arts Tags: Fun Palaces
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

Time To Stand And Stare – with Runway

“Come and take part in TIME TO STAND AND STARE”: an invitation issued by RUNWAY artists Roz Cran and Sharon Haward during the recent Coastal Currents Arts Festival. This was an art walk from Hastings Pier along the coast to De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill on a beautiful sunny day in September. HOT asked Roz Cran to tell us more about the project.

The Mother Lode Project

You are warmly invited to celebrate the launch of a publication and podcast, produced as part of The Mother Lode Project, a creative peer support programme for mothers experiencing mental health challenges, in partnership with the De La Warr Pavilion and Recovery Partners.

Posted 08:13 Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 In: Community Arts Tags: AR Wordsmith Chenielle Jefferies De La Warr Pavilion Erica Smith Jilliene Sellner Maggie Gordon-Walker Mothers Uncovered Rebecca E Marshall The Secret Life of Mothers This That Happens Vicki Painting Xaverine Bates
Mad Jack's Morris in the Jack in the Green Parade

Free Morris dance workshops in Ore

A couple of free dance workshops (at Ore Community Centre on 9 and 30 September at 8pm) have been brought to the attention of HOT’s Paul Way-Rider by Terry Alexander of Mad Jack’s Morris.

Posted 18:01 Friday, Aug 23, 2019 In: Community Arts Tags: Jack in the Green Mad Jack's Morris Morris dancing Ore Community Centre

Summer youth project brings hit show to life!

The White Rock Theatre’s (WRT) annual Summer Youth Project began in 2003 and has become a highlight of its Youth and Community Programme with more than 1900 youngsters taking part since the start! This year’s production, reports the WRT, is the family favourite Chitty Chitty Bang Bang – complete with a flying car! 

Posted 12:04 Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 In: Community Arts Tags: The White Rock Theatre Youth project

Help create the Warrior Square Station mosaic!

In addition to the beautiful fruit and vegetable community garden at Warrior Square Station, Transition Town Hastings is facilitating a community designed and crafted mosaic at the front of the station.

Posted 10:07 Thursday, Jul 11, 2019 In: Community Arts
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