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Marianne North’s botanical drawings on display at Horntye

An exhibition of botanical drawings by Marianne North, who travelled the world practising her skill, will be held at Horntye Park during this year’s international chess congress. Nick Terdre reports. All illustrations by kind permission of the Royal Botanical Gardens Kew.

Posted 18:43 Sunday, Dec 22, 2019 In: Visual Arts Tags: botanical drawings Hastings Local History Group Heather Grief Horntye Park Kew Gardens Marianne North Teri Sayers-Cooper

Grassroots 1066 events gather momentum

As the date of the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings in mid October draws near, HOT is learning of more grassroots events to commemorate the occasion, as Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 14:25 Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 In: Home Ground Tags: Battle Abbey Battle of Hastings Battle Ramblers Bo-Peep Bulverhythe David Clarke Ecclesbourne Glen explanatory boards Harald Hardrada Hastings 950 Tapestry Hastings Local History Group Heather Grief Keith Leech Movement Nick Terdre St Clement St Michael’s Hospice Suzan Aral

Celebrating 1066

On the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings, local historian Heather Grief has published a handy booklet providing an interesting account of the battle and its background and suggesting a variety of ways it could be celebrated. Nick Terdre took a read.

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