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Celebratory production at Stables opens Friday

On Friday the curtains will open on one of the highlights of the Stables Theatre’s 60th anniversary celebrations, a production by its American exchange partners, Chicago Heights Drama Group. On Sunday a lunch was held to mark the day the theatre opened its doors for the first time in 1959. Publicist Lynda Foy writes, photos by Colin Foy.

Posted 20:51 Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019 In: Performance Tags: Barbara Flynn Chicago Heights Colin Foy Ian Morson Lynda Foy MaryEllen Fawk Neil Sellman Stables

Nostalgic visit for Bernard

A trip to a 1930’s greenhouse brought back war-time memories for former gardener Bernard Mallion, writes Lynda Foy. The 91-year-old, who lives in Hollington, St Leonards, started work at Alexandra Park in Hastings when he was 16 in February 1941, and stayed there until 1943 when he joined the Royal Navy. 

Posted 18:29 Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: Alexandra Park Greenhouse Group Bedford lorry Bernard Mallion Colin Foy Edwin Cherry Heritage Open Day HMS Ramillies Linda Foy

Secret walled garden

Visitors can discover the secrets of a hidden garden when the international Chelsea Fringe Festival comes to Hastings in May. Members of the Bohemia Walled Garden Association (BWGA) will celebrate the growing success of their community project on Sunday, 21 May, when they use their annual open day to host Fringe events. Lynda Foy reports.

Posted 17:18 Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: Alexandra Park Greenhouse Group Anna Locke Ben Fiarlight Edwards Bohemia Walled Garden Association Colin Foy Linda Foy Mary Dawson Mini Chelsea Fringe

Tesco grant moves greenhouse project forward

VOLUNTEERS are celebrating winning an £8,000 grant from Tesco which will help

Greenhouse project needs your vote!

The Alexandra Park Greenhouse Group is busily engaged in fund-raising for its project to restore the greenhouse and wants your vote in a competition offering a substantial prize. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 07:39 Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016 In: Grassroots Tags: Alexandra Park Greenhouse Alexandra Park Greenhouse Group Audra Fraser Aviva Community Fund competition Colin Foy Eat @ The Park Linda Pearson Nick Hennessy Nigel Sinden Tesco

Temporary roof lets greenhouse work continue

The restoration of the greenhouse in Alexandra Park is now able to continue in all weathers thanks to temporary roofing provided by a local scaffolder. 

Posted 12:18 Friday, Sep 9, 2016 In: Grassroots Tags: Alexandra Park Colin Foy Craig Adams Dynamic Scaffolding Greenhouse Group Hastings Beer Festival Jareth Mansfield Linda Pearson Luke Destin Lynda Foy Matt Upton Ross Garnett
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