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Virtual Jack in the Green proves worldwide success

May Day means Jack in the Green, but in the era of coronavirus the festival had to go virtual. It proved a rip-roaring success, with viewers and participants joining in from around the world, JitG chair of trustees Keith Leech told Nick Terdre. Below HOT’s music correspondent Brian Hick describes the novel experience of joining in the fun from his living room. Screenshots by Erica Smith – there are more below Brian’s piece.

Posted 12:50 Sunday, May 10, 2020 In: Festivals Tags: Brian Hick Jack in the Green Keith Leech Nick Terdre

People’s tapestry inaugurated in St Clement’s

The Hastings 950 People’s Tapestry was inaugurated at the weekend with a blessing in St Clement’s church in the Old Town. Launched in April, the initiative  has proved enormously popular, and many panels have still to be returned and mounted. Nick Terdre reports. Photos by Simon Hennessey.

Posted 16:54 Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016 In: Community Arts Tags: Anglo-Saxon Chronicle Archdeacon Edward Dowley David Furness Hastings Celebrates 950 Heather Leech Heinrich Böckelühr High Sheriff Judy Rogers Keith Leech Michael Foster Nick Terdre people's tapestry Schwerte Simon Hennessey St Clements

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 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

The new Hastings tapestry

Celebrating the people of Hastings 2016. 

Posted 17:10 Monday, Apr 4, 2016 In: Community Arts Tags: 950 Panels Keith Leech St Clement's Church the Battle of Hastings The New Hastings Tapestry

St. Mary in the Castle launches monthly “Have a Go” dance series.

This month sees the launch of St Mary in the Castle’s exciting  ‘HAVE A GO’ dance series; a monthly Friday night session in which beginners are invited to try their hand at a new dance style, then dance the night away with their newly learnt skills writes Hannah Deeble.

Posted 23:58 Friday, Feb 7, 2014 In: Music & Sound Tags: American square dance Bob Tipler Cajun Dawgs ceilidh dance Hastings have a go Keith Leech Lindy hop Mad Jack's Morris Sussex tango
St Mary In The Castle

Come early and stay late!

On Saturday, 21 September, St Mary in the Castle are celebrating their newly acquired status as a Charitable Trust with a day of FREE entertainment. Performers from all over the South Coast are giving their time free to promote this wonderful and iconic arts venue. The show will be a real Hullabaloo, writes HOT’s Chris Cormack.

Posted 19:01 Friday, Sep 20, 2013 In: Performance Tags: ben fairligth hullabaloo Keith Leech Liane Carroll Michael Short Mike Hatchard Poppy Prescott st mary in the castle sugar loaf band

Renaissance Woman

History graduate, Zoe Ashdown, is poised to write a new chapter in the 

Posted 10:41 Wednesday, Jan 30, 2013 In: Arts News Tags: Buckswood School Friends of St Mary In The Castle Helenswood Scool Jilly Johnson Keith Leech Lucy Monk Richard beale Sarah Kowitz st mary in the castle Zoe Ashdown
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