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Meet Kate from Teddy Tinker’s

You can’t miss Teddy Tinker’s Emporium… it’s the bright orange and blue shop on the corner of London Road and Tower Road West in St Leonards. If you haven’t ever stepped through the doors, then, Wow! you are missing a treat. HOT’s Erica Smith dropped by to meet Kate – the woman behind this amazing emporium.

Posted 09:24 Saturday, Aug 1, 2020 In: Hastings People Tags: ATownExploresABook Gail Borrow sheet music Teddy Tinker’s Emporium

Announcing the heritage book choice for ATownExploresABook 2021

The annual ATownExploresABook (ATEAB) festival in St Leonards-on-Sea is an exciting exploration of a heritage book by everyone in the community – including visitors. It’s also the biggest platform for young people’s outdoor art in the region – which you can see on the platform at Southeastern’s Warrior Square station where the local Transition Town community group have created a beautiful garden.

Posted 20:55 Sunday, Jul 12, 2020 In: Community Arts Tags: 1871 A town explores a book ATownExploresABook Crowdfunder Edward Lear nonsense owl and pussy cat The Owl and the Pussy-Cat

It all goes in waves…

This week, two new exhibitions in the #ATownExploresABook festival open. HOT’s Erica Smith talks to the artists involved.

Posted 15:07 Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019 In: Visual Arts Tags: #Crusoe300 1.5º Alex Leadbeater ATownExploresABook basket-weaviing basketry baskets ceramics climate change Global warming Hogweed Pottery Noki painting pottery Robinson Crusoe Sarah Gomes Harris Sarah Harris Sophie Meyer Stella Dore Steph Dorado Stephanie Warren Steven Jenkins waves

A book, a town, 53 events, multiple perspectives

The #ATownExploresABook festival is in its third year and this year Robinson Crusoe is the book that has been selected for exploration. HOT writer Erica Smith – one of the many contributors to the festival – gives her take on Crusoe in St Leonards.

Putting Dickens on the map this Easter

Expectations are high for the ATownExploresABook festival which launches on Good Friday with events and spectacles at 34 sites around St Leonards-on-Sea. HOT’s Erica Smith shares her inside knowledge with us and tips us off about egg-rolling on Easter Sunday.

Great Expectations in St Leonards this Easter

A literary festival for readers, non readers and those who just wanna have fun is going to run through St Leonards from 30 March to 15 April. HOT’s Erica Smith shares the word on the street.

Throw some coins into the sea to set a boat adrift

It is 100 years since the Russian Revolution. Like all turbulent times, it caused artists and writers to leave their home country. The Links Project, ExploreTheArch and The Wine Shed have teamed up to honour all authors displaced by unrestful times and political instability across the world.

Posted 19:31 Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017 In: Literature Tags: #adrift #october17 A town explores a book ATownExploresABook Explore the Arch ExploreTheArch Links Project The Wine Shed
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