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Draw online with Rachel Glittenberg

St Leonards-based artist Rachel Glittenberg is one of several creators who have taken to running art classes online during the Covid-19 lockdown. Erica Smith caught up with Rachel to see how she has adapted from teaching painting classes at her studio to teaching an online drawing class every Monday morning.

Posted 18:01 Wednesday, Apr 15, 2020 In: Covid-19 Tags: Erica Smith Rachel Glittenberg

Conversations without words

This Saturday sees the opening of a one-month long visual conversation between four artists. Erica Smith visited Solaris gallery in Norman Road, St Leonards to listen to the pictures talk.

The Mother Lode Project

You are warmly invited to celebrate the launch of a publication and podcast, produced as part of The Mother Lode Project, a creative peer support programme for mothers experiencing mental health challenges, in partnership with the De La Warr Pavilion and Recovery Partners.

Posted 08:13 Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 In: Community Arts Tags: AR Wordsmith Chenielle Jefferies De La Warr Pavilion Erica Smith Jilliene Sellner Maggie Gordon-Walker Mothers Uncovered Rebecca E Marshall The Secret Life of Mothers This That Happens Vicki Painting Xaverine Bates

Jo Brand and friends support Sara Lee Trust

plus Robin Ince and Andy Robinson are on the bill. Erica Smith writes.

Posted 13:32 Monday, Sep 16, 2019 In: Health Matters Tags: Erica Smith Jo Brand Robin Ince Sara Lee Trust

Anti-Fossil Fuel campaign on the home stretch

Last Saturday, Divest East Sussex campaigners took their message to Bexhill as part of the Swinging Sixties event on the seafront. HOT’s Erica Smith donned her glad rags and picked up her protest placard.

Posted 20:26 Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: Divest East Sussex DLWP East Sussex County Council Erica Smith Gabriel Carlyle Simon Elford Stewart Drew

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.

Watch this space!

On Monday the White Rock Neighbourhood Ventures offer of £1.25 million for the old Observer Building was accepted. If all goes to plan, by 21 December this year, the OB will have an exciting new future. HOT’s Erica Smith caught up with Beth Woolf from Jericho Road who has been busy working with White Rock Neighbourhood Ventures, buying the Hastings Observer building. 

Posted 18:51 Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 In: Home Ground Tags: Beth Woolf Erica Smith Rock House White Rock Neighbourhood Ventures

Erica says: “Do something!”

HOT’s Erica Smith has been a stalwart of this town for many many years, creating, encouraging, campaigning, initiating, catalysing, inputting and participating – all from a place of sincere love and genuine passion for this town that’s been her home, work and play location for nearly two decades. HOT colleague, Zelly Restorick, speaks to Erica about the exhibition and series of events, Protest and Thrive at Hastings Arts Forum.

Posted 11:05 Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018 In: Hastings People Tags: Anthony o'Donnell Bex Snotflower Christopher St John Cicely Hamilton Dennis Gould Emily Johns Erica Smith Esme Needham Gabriel Carlyle Hastings Arts Forum Leeds Postcards Mark Pawson Milan Rai Protest and Thrive Rebecca Snotflower Susanne Fasbender
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