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Results for the tag: Get Up and Tie Your Fingers

The girls are back in town

How would they look?  Single girls in their dozens arriving at the station with gutting knives hanging from their belts and smelling slightly of fish? Back in 1881, when our drama is set, they are a future anachronism – sassy women of independent means and with, yes, plenty of guts! HOT’s Chris Cormack writes about a musical drama hitting our shores at the Stade next Thursday and Friday.

Posted 20:00 Sunday, Jul 27, 2014 In: Performance Tags: Chris Cormack FLAG follow the herring Get Up and Tie Your Fingers Hastings Fisheries Local Action Group

A fishy tale

Laetitia Yhap is very well known among Hastings townsfolk as a chronicler in pictures of Hastings fisherfolk, but anyone who has ever sung in a choir here is likely to know her for her predilection to sing. Her latest project to sing with the Herring Girls choir in a drama with music called Get Up And Tie Your Fingers is another way to chronicle the lives of fisherfolk and has caused her to reflect on the part sea fishing has played in her life.

Posted 19:31 Monday, Jul 21, 2014 In: Performance Tags: Get Up and Tie Your Fingers Laetitia Yhap
La Ballade de Bergerac Lost in Translation

Stade Saturdays are back!

In spite of rumours to the contrary, Stade Saturdays are back this summer, starting this Saturday with the Hastings Midsummer Fish Festival.  Lauris Morgan-Griffiths talked to council leader Jeremy Birch about what exactly is the state of Hastings’ summer Saturdays.

Posted 11:32 Wednesday, Jun 18, 2014 In: Performance Tags: As the World Tipped Eight Foot Square Get Up and Tie Your Fingers Grime Hastings Borough Council Jeremy Birch Knit a Coat for a Boat La Ballade de Bergerac Michael Hambridge Reckless Sleepers stade saturdays

Herring girls call to song

Posted 15:57 Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014 In: Performance Tags: Ann Coburn Eyemouth Get Up and Tie Your Fingers Hastings Hastings Herring Festival Herring lassies Karen Wymhurst Lauris Morgan-Griffiths Musselburgh
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