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Here comes 1st Annual Hastings Music Month

Hull may have scooped ‘City of Culture’ for 2017, but Hastings and Rother don’t care – because now we’re a self-styled ‘Music City’ and nobody is going to take that title away after a year: this is for keeps. John Bownas writes with undisguised enthusiasm about his discovery of the Music City concept and why he – and others – believe it’s an ideal opportunity for economic regeneration and growth.

Posted 12:19 Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017 In: Music & Sound Tags: Andy Gunton City of Culture Hastings and Rother Music City Hastings Music Month John Bownas Music City The Flyer The Stinger

Idea-gathering for cultural mobilisation

The council’s invitation to the creative community to discuss how to turn the mobilisation around the failed City of Culture bid to advantage drew a large attendance. The community now waits to hear what the council proposes to do next, writes Nick Terdre.

Posted 15:48 Monday, Jul 22, 2013 In: Arts News Tags: Battle of Hastings City of Culture Jeremy Birch Rachel Lever

Fishing boats and seagulls, Hull and Hastings

HOT reporter Joe Fearn lived in Hull from 1990 to 1993 when studying philosophy at Hull University. He has recently moved back to Hull after four years in both St Leonards and Hastings. Here Joe compares life in North Humberside then and now, and also compares Hull to life in East Sussex.

Posted 11:45 Sunday, Jul 14, 2013 In: Home Ground Tags: City of Culture David Francis Frank Field Hebden Bridge Hull Joe Fearn North Humberside Parkgate steelworks Rab C Nesbitt

Taking our cultural bearings

Although Hastings failed to make the City of Culture 2017 shortlist, can this short-lived initiative prove the catalyst for boosting the town’s image as a cultural centre? A follow-up meeting on Monday may provide the answer, writes Nick Terdre.

Posted 13:09 Friday, Jul 12, 2013 In: Arts News Tags: City of Culture Cultural Regeneration Symposium Kevin Boorman Rachel Lever
Hastings and Bexhill City of Culture 2017

City of Culture handbook

The local creative community has responded enthusiastically to the council’s eleventh-hour decision to enter a bid for the City of Culture 2017 award.

Posted 15:19 Wednesday, Jun 5, 2013 In: Arts News Tags: City of Culture Rachel Lever

Hot Style: Jane Runchman

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Posted 20:15 Monday, May 13, 2013 In: HOT Style Tags: Bevali Francis City of Culture Fashion Hastings fashion HOT Style

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Posted 15:18 Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013 In: HOT Style Tags: Bev Francis City of Culture Erica Smith Hastings Style HOT Style style uk
Hastings Film Makers Festival 2013

Doors open for home-grown film festival

UPDATE: CORRECTION TO STORY. The  Hastings Shorts series of short films, showing Saturday 27 April at 2.30pm at The Jerwood Gallery, is a new collection and not, as we originally reported, a repeat of last year’s Arrow In The Eye event.

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