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In musical terms an octet refers to eight singers or musicians who perform together in complementary fashion. In Octet, currently on exhibition at St Mary in the Castle, eight Photo Hastings photographers exhibit together in a complimentary fashion that any musical ensemble would be proud of.

Posted 20:47 Friday, Nov 4, 2016 In: Photography Tags: Anne Lydiat Ian Grant Ian Land John Cole Lauris Morgan-Griffiths Lesley Parkinson Mel Brewer Photo Hastings Photography Tom Jervis

Chance to see piano champion’s recital

As the last act of this year’s Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition, Tzu-Yin Huang from Taiwan is to give the traditional winner’s recital at Fairlight Hall. David Pullen, who accompanied the competition with a lively daily blog for HOT, looks forward to the occasion and the programme. Photos by Richard Grebby of RG Studios.

Posted 17:02 Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 In: Music & Sound Tags: Alberto Ginastera Argentinian Dance Balakariev Beethoven David Pullen Fairlight Hall John Cole mozart The Lark Therese Jensen Tzu-Yin Huang
The Feast of the Dead by Dens and Signals

Root 1066 celebrates Battle of Hastings

This year – 2016 – is the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings. Hastings’ attitude is celebrate while you can – why wait 50 years when you might not be around to commemorate the 1,000th? So this year, Hastings is marking the date with an international contemporary festival of the arts, ROOT 1066. HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths went to talk to Festival Director, Polly Gifford about what will be happening. 

A photographic sense of place

It is certainly to be welcomed that there is a new gallery space in Hastings – at the former Observer building. HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths went there, with great anticipation, to see the PhotoHastings exhibition Pinups: A Sense of Place.

Posted 19:22 Monday, Nov 2, 2015 In: Photography Tags: Alex Brattell Andrea Artz Andrew Moran Grace Lau Hastings John Cole Karin-Marie Wach Martin Everett Mel Brewer Nicole Zaaroura Observer building Roz Cran Sin Bozkurt St John the Evangelist St Leonards Tim Morris

From here to there

Photographic Portraits by Brian Rybolt and Bob Mazzer

Posted 14:55 Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015 In: Photography Tags: age ageing Bob Mazzer Brian Rybolt Grosvenor House Hastings Arts Forum John Cole Photography portraits portraiture Respond Academy young people youth

Portraits, People and Places

Three Way Split is a new annual event sponsored by the Hastings Arts Forum, where a third of all proceeds from the sale of artwork will be given to a nominated charitable organisation within the Hastings/St Leonards community. This year’s donation will go to The Hastings Fishermen’s Protection Society (HFPS). Each piece of artwork will be sold for a fixed fee of only £100.

Posted 19:37 Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015 In: Photography Tags: charitable organisation charity community Hastings Arts Forum Hastings Fishermen's Protection Society John Cole Mike Leale photographer Photography

Hastings Arts Forum Auction 2015

Two Knights of the Realm

Posted 21:14 Tuesday, Feb 17, 2015 In: Arts News Tags: Derek Jarman Hastings Arts Forum Ian McKellen John Cole Martin Phillips Muhammad Ali Peter Blake
David Hubbard, Crane Operator with Fugro Seacore © John Cole

Pier heroes

Unsung Heroes of Hastings Pier, an exhibition of photographs by local photographer John Cole, is a celebration of the men and women working on Hastings Pier to restore it to its original glory. HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths asked him about the project and his memories of the Pier. 

Posted 17:11 Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015 In: Photography Tags: Hastings Pier John Cole Photography Pier HUB Steve Pyke TimberCraft Unsung Heroes
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