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Over and Out for Artshelter?

During the long wait for a bus, local artist and writer, Maureen Connett, has been pondering what can be done to cheer up the town centre, in particular the bus stops at Queens Road. She would have liked to share her art portraying local places in Hastings on the empty spaces at the bus shelters, but it looks like the Pandemic may have put paid to a ‘laudable initiative’. We can take another look at Maureen’s art here.

Posted 07:35 Monday, Aug 17, 2020 In: Visual Arts Tags: Alexandra Park artshelter Big Choir Brassey Institute Christchurch Handels Messiah Hastings Philharmonic library Maureen Connett Opus Theatre St John the Evangelist the Spirit of Cricket

Passed or failed? Ten watercolours

The Coronavirus Pandemic was a test which I failed – and I succeeded. I failed: I drank too much wine, did not clean my flat from top to bottom, did not catch up with my reading, did not practise yoga, nor sort out surplus clothing for the charity shops. Artist and writer Maureen Connett tells us what she did do in lockdown.

Posted 13:16 Friday, Jun 5, 2020 In: Hastings People Tags: A E Housman poems Alexandra Park Chris Cormack Hastings International C loveliest of trees Maureen Connett
The Sustainability on Sea team

Hastings sustainability festival receives bumper lottery boost

The Sustainability on Sea festival, a week-long celebration of local sustainability initiatives, has been awarded £9,600 from the National Lottery Community fund. 

Posted 16:30 Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019 In: Festivals Tags: Alexandra Park Bexhill Sailing Club Big Green Fair Hastings Museum & Art Gallery Sustainability on Sea the Stade Wellington Centre Y Centre

Rare new tree for Alexandra Park

A wollemi pine, an historic tree, has been planted in Alexandra Park in Hastings, a green space that is renowned for its collection of trees, both rare and common. Over 2000 trees of about 400 different kinds (including forms and cultivars) grow in the park, and there are more in the adjacent woods.

Posted 13:43 Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018 In: Nature Tags: Alexandra Park Cllr Colin Fitzgerald wollemi pine

Storytelling Festival: packed programme for all

The 5 – 11 November is all about storytelling, as Hastings Storytelling Festival returns with a packed programme of storytelling across town for children, families and adults. Naomi Robinson writes.

Posted 15:22 Monday, Oct 29, 2018 In: Arts News Tags: 18 hours Alexandra Park Axel Sheffler Cactus Hound Dick Edwards Gareth Rees Gomez Hastings Museum Hastings Storytelling Festival Magik Door Midnight Run Thingumajig Theatre Timberlina Tom Gray

HOT Style: Meet Shane and Elif

Spotted strolling down Alexandra lower park, Hastings. Shane and Elif: ‘smart, comfortable and mash-up style.’ HOT Style-Seeker Claudine Eccleston reports.

Hiroshima Day commemoration 2018

Hastings Against War will commemorate those who lost their lives in the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945 with a ceremony at the boating lake in Alexandra Park on Monday August 6th. An estimated 185,000 people perished after US airforce planes bombed the cities, dying as a result of the initial blast, due to fires sparked by the bombs and as a result of radiation-sickness caused by the explosions. John  Enefer writes.

Posted 12:45 Sunday, Jul 29, 2018 In: Politics Tags: Alexandra Park Hastings Against War Hiroshima Hiroshima Day 2018 John Enefer Nagasaki nuclear war

Greenway adherents to tackle western leg

It’s Hastings Greenway Group’s mid summer walk this Saturday, from Silverhill to the western end of the proposed Hastings network. Meanwhile, East Sussex County Council have confirmed that construction of the greenway route through Alexandra Park is due to start next year. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 19:50 Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 In: Campaigns Tags: Alexandra Park Asda ESCC Godfrey Daniel Greenway Nick Terdre sea change Section 106 walking and cycling
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