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Still life with plastics and plant 2010/2011 © Project Art Works Eden Kotting

Project Art Works breaks through

The innovative Project Art Works is UK’s leading artist led organisation that works with people with profound intellectual impairment and complex needs. It was started 21 years ago. In Hastings. Since then it has inspired similar schemes across the country – with international links. Isn’t Hastings amazing? It is staggering what Hastings achieves with limited resources and massive enthusiasm and  ambition. HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths applauds Project Art Works’ hard work.

Posted 10:38 Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 In: Community Arts Tags: Arts Council Paul Hamlyn Foundation Black Shed Gallery Charlotte Stephens De La Warr Pavilion Eden Kotting Hastings Kate Adams Lauris Morgan-Griffiths Matt Pitts Project Art Works Sam Smith
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Illuminating West Street: A Winter Salon

Following a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), the West Street Community Group will be supporting a year-long project researching, sharing and celebrating the history of West Street in Hastings Old Town. Xaverine Bates found out more.

Posted 09:29 Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 In: Community Arts Tags: Anthony Roberts Ed Boxall Jamie Cunliffe Peter Quinnell Radiator Arts Transition Town Hastings West Street

Everyone can draw!

That’s EVERYONE! If you have any doubts, come to Hastings Arts Forum on Saturday or Sunday, October 21 or 22, from 10am to 4pm and give it a try, writes HOT reporter John Cole.

Zoom and HFS collaboration

This September, Zoom Arts is launching a brand new group exhibition celebrating the Hastings based charity HFS (Hastings and Rother Furniture Services) to produce an intriguing and informative exhibition to be shown at the Zoom Gallery, Warrior Square Station in St Leonards on Sea. Zoom Arts’ Susan Cleland writes.

Posted 13:22 Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 In: Community Arts Tags: Hastings Furniture Service Susan Cleland Zoom Arts

Hastings Museum welcomes donations to its collection

Hastings Museum and Art Gallery is celebrating it’s 125th Anniversary this summer, with an exhibition running from 24 June to 10 September. The museum is still happy to receive donations from people – from locally and wider afield.

Posted 14:48 Sunday, Jun 25, 2017 In: Community Arts Tags: Cllr Kim Forward Hastings & St Leonards Museum Association Hastings Museum

Try Zoom’s hands-on challenge this half -term

Creative opportunities – and relief from the election – for adults and children are available at the Great Hands-On Challenge in the Zoom Room this half-term. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 16:16 Wednesday, May 24, 2017 In: Community Arts Tags: hands-on challenge Nick Terdre Susan Cleland Zoom

The Hive: A Circle of Sisters

The Hive is a new, rapidly growing group for self-identified women in Hastings. Founded by Sarah Bullock, a veritable powerhouse of embodied creative energy, it meets weekly on Tuesday evenings at St Mary in the Castle. HOT’s Xaverine M A Bates tells us more.

Posted 09:57 Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 In: Community Arts Tags: A Circle of Sisters Art drumming Feminism Finding Self Laboratorium Pieśni Red Tent Sarah Bullock spirituality st mary in the castle The Hive women's circles Women’s Wellness Circle Yael Deckelbaum: Prayer of the Mothers

Not so much a DFL as an OFF, OFL 

 

Posted 15:19 Monday, Nov 28, 2016 In: Community Arts
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